Cat Articles

Cat Articles

When it comes to caring for your cat, you need to get your information from an expert. To see what Purina’s experts have to say about cat nutrition, behavior, development, training and more, explore all our articles below.

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Wet vs Dry Cat Food list
Some cat owners prefer to feed their cats wet food. Others prefer dry kibble. Trying to decide between wet vs. dry cat food? Find out what our experts recommend when it comes to feeding your cat.
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If you aren’t sure how much wet food you should feed your cat, Purina’s expert nutritionists can help. Plus, they offer guidance on food safety and provide serving ideas your cat will love.
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Do cats drink water? Yes, like humans and many other animals, cats need water to survive. Many cats don’t drink as much as they should, though. Find out why they need water and how to get your own kitty to drink more.

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Learn how to manage common behavior issues, such as scratching and spraying.
Spaying and neutering not only help prevent overpopulation, it can also help reduce the risk of some reproductive diseases. Learn when to spay or neuter your kitten.
Check out our new cat owner cat litter guide to answer all your questions on kitty and cat litter. Keep your cat happy with litter box tips and advice!
Average cat weight is a myth. It’s impossible to identify an average weight for all cats, and weight ranges are so broad, your cat could easily fall within that range and still be overweight. Find out a better weight to determine your cat’s ideal body condition here.
Learn the truth about cats and milk. Experts help answer if cats can have milk, how much you can give them and the benefits of milk.
Learn about the nutritional needs of your senior cat, including the benefits of a higher protein diet, and highly digestible ingredients.
Learn exactly what supplies and gear you need to welcome a kitten into your home
Meowing is not part of natural cat language, it was developed almost exclusively for humans. Find out the answer to why do cats meow to people here.
Cats can display some curious and sometimes bad behaviors. See some simple ways to discipline your cat to nip those bad behaviors in the bud.
Pica in cats is a condition of chewing and digesting non-food items. This might explain why your cat is licking and chewing. Learn more about dealing with pica.
Thinking about switching cat litter? Make the transition less stressful for your cat and avoid problems with some advice & tips on a gradual transition.
Learn exactly what your cat needs to thrive, from water to essentials of food.