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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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.
A cat may stop burying poop for several different reasons. Learn why cats stop burying waste and find more litter box tips & advice here.
Nutrition is an important part of kitten care. See 7 tips on how to feed kittens that are weaning from nursing to dry or wet kitten food.
In a few simple steps, learn how to make this DIY elevated cat feeding station for your cat so she can eat in a more natural, relaxed posture.
Learn to recognize the symptoms of digestive distress in your cat.
Before you feed your cat human food, consider these facts about cat nutrition
Learn whether your cat is feeling friendly, fearful, playful, or relaxed.
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.