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Thomasina

Do some of the things your cats do seem, well, just plain weird. Thomasina shares her expert purrls of wisdom on cat behavior and why cats do the things they do from a cat's point of view.

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Can Cats Go Green? The Definitive Guide To Shrinking Your Cat’s Carbon Pawprint

Compared to humans and most dogs, we’re tiny. But for an animal with such little feet, your cat’s carbon pawprint is huge. According to a 2017 issue of Forbes Magazine, cats and dogs are responsible for about a quarter of the greenhouses gas emissions caused by animal agriculture. Can cats go green? Well, yes and no. We’re obligate carnivores and need protein from animal sources. But there are still ways to reduce our impact on the environment. Keep reading to find out what they are.

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Your Cat Has Fleas? Five Simple Tips To Make them Go Away

Oh, no! Your cat has fleas? Poor cat. I hate those little buggers. Every bite itches so much, it makes me crazy. Fortunately, we know how to keep cats from getting fleas, so we don’t have to deal with them often, even though we spend a lot of time outside. But if your cat is itchy and scratching, keep reading. I’ll tell you some natural ways to get rid of fleas. 

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Slow Feeder For Cats | Why Your Cat Will Hate It

I can’t imagine trying to eat out of a slow feeder for cats. They must be so frustrating and uncomfortable. And you don’t need to do that to your cat! If he eats too fast, there are other ways to slow him down. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you how.

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How Cats Keep Their Cool In Hot Weather

Do you worry about cats in hot weather? This might surprise you. Our fur helps keep us cool, even when the temperature soars. We have other ways of staying comfortable, too. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what they are.

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Why Do Cats Drink From The Faucet?

Why do cats drink from the faucet? We don’t do it to be annoying! Water from the faucet tastes better than water from a bowl. And there are other reasons why we drink from the faucet, too.

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Going Back To Work? What About Your Cat?

Phew… That lockdown is finally ending, and you’re going back to work. But what about your cat? Will she be happy to have the house to herself again, or will she miss you when you’re gone all day? If she’ll miss you, check out my tips for helping separation anxiety in cats. 

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Three Reasons Why Cats Need Sun

Do cats need sun to be healthy? Well, yes and no. We don’t need sun for vitamin D. But cats need sunlight to regulate our body temperatures and help us conserve energy when we’re sleeping.

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