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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.
How much should I feed my cat
Knowing how much to feed your cat can help her maintain a healthy weight, but portion sizes can vary based on her age, weight, activity levels and more. Learn how to determine how much food your cat needs at each meal.
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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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  • Caring for a family pet is a great way to develop responsibility in kids. There are many rewarding ways to engage kids in pet care, and now is a perfect time to guide them, with these tips from Purina pet behavior experts.
  • 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.
  • Whether you need to know where to put your cat’s food bowl or want to know how often to feed her, our experts have you covered. Make mealtime more enjoyable for you and your cat with these tips on how often to feed a cat.
  • 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!