Cat Articles

Learn important tips about cat and kitten care with our comprehensive collection of articles. Our Purina experts cover topics like behavior, feeding, health and more. Get valuable insights on training techniques, feeding schedules, exercise routines, grooming, and preventative care measures. Whether you're a new cat owner or a seasoned pro, our expert guidance can help you ensure your feline companions are happy and healthy at every stage of their lives. So why wait? Check out our variety of cat articles today!

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How Much Wet Food Should You Feed a Cat?

The Purina cat care experts know a thing or two about wet food. Learn some helpful guidelines for when, how often, and how much wet cat food to serve your feline friend.

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Average Cat Weight – What is a Healthy Cat Weight?
Average Cat Weight – What is a Healthy Cat Weight?
Learn from Purina’s experts about average cat weight and how to determine if your cat is the right size. Read tips for keeping your cat active, healthy, and happy.
How to Discipline a Cat
How to Discipline a Cat
Cats can display some curious, disruptive, and sometimes destructive behaviors. See some simple ways to discipline your cat to nip those bad behaviors in the bud.
What Causes and How to Get Rid of Cat Dandruff?
What Causes and How to Get Rid of Cat Dandruff?
If your cat has flaky skin, they might have cat dandruff. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of dandruff, and how to provide better care for your cat's skin.
Can My Cat Make Me Sick?
Can My Cat Make Me Sick?
There are a handful of zoonotic diseases—illnesses that can spread from animals to people. While it’s possible to contract a disease from your cat, it isn’t highly likely. Cleanliness is your best defense: Wear gloves to clean your cat's litterbox, and if you're pregnant, avoid the litterbox altogether. Remember to wash your hands after you feed, groom or pet your cat. Read the list of diseases below and more ways to help you stay healthy.
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease: Causes & Treatment
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease: Causes & Treatment
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease or FLUTD is a common condition seen in cats. Learn the symptoms and what to do if you suspect your cat has lower urinary tract disease.
Signs of a Healthy Cat
Signs of a Healthy Cat
Is your cat healthy? Discover how to look for signs of health, including clear eyes, shiny coat, proper energy, clean teeth and overall digestion health.
Understanding Cat Obesity
Understanding Cat Obesity
Obesity is an epidemic in the U.S., even for cats. Discover what may contribute to your cat being overweight and how you can help improve your cat’s health.
What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Cat Diabetes?
What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Cat Diabetes?
Diabetes is a complex disease; learn to detect the symptoms of diabetes in your cat.
Cat Socialization: Training Social Cats
Cat Socialization: Training Social Cats
Looking to learn how to train your cats to be properly socialized? Learn helpful tips from cat care experts for acclimating your new kitten to children and other cats.
Cat Diarrhea: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Cat Diarrhea: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Cat diarrhea is a common gastrointestinal issue. If you’re wondering, “Why does my cat have diarrhea?”, our Purina experts share possible causes and treatments here.
Can Cats Eat Blueberries?
Can Cats Eat Blueberries?
While cats are carnivores, they can digest other foods. But are blueberries safe? Learn from an expert pet nutritionist if feeding your cat blueberries is a good idea.
Can Cats Eat Eggs?
Can Cats Eat Eggs?
Eggs are a rich source of nutrients, such as protein, minerals and vitamins for humans. An expert pet nutritionist weighs in to help answer, can cats eat eggs?