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.

Featured Cat Articles
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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More than half the housecats in the United States are overweight or obese. And overweight cats are at a greater risk for cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and injury, as well as heart, respiratory and kidney disease.
Cats can use vocalizations—like meows and purrs—to let us know what they want, like or dislike. But a large part of their communication is based on body language—much of it conducted through their tails.
Grass juice contains folic acid, a vitamin that supports cats’ growth and helps increase oxygen levels in their blood. If your cat is grazing, it may be because he or she is battling a dietary deficiency and is in search of this vitamin boost.
If you have a contented feline lap warmer, you've no doubt been the beneficiary of the bonus kitty massage known as "kneading."
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.