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Maine’s Huge and Gentle Cat Everyone loves the huge, sociable, and gentle Maine Coon Cat. Its nickname is “the gentle giant.” His size and gentleness give him this name. This cat is one of the oldest breeds in America. It is the largest breed to be domesticated. The state of Maine claims its origin. This humongous beauty is their official state cat. However, the real origin is still a mystery. Characteristics of These Gentle Giants These cats are characterized by their huge muscular build and weigh anywhere from 18 to 20 lbs or more. Some measure a few inches more...

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What are Teacup Cats? Teacup cats are just very small felines. Actually, they are smaller than what is known as miniature cats. They fit in a teacup when they are small kittens. These tiny cats are so cute and desirable. However, there are some very important facts that one needs to investigate before purchasing one of these little jewels. First of all, are they really teacup cats. For example, are they being sold as teacup cats but are litter runts or unhealthy kittens. Be aware! Teacup Kitten Genetics and Tiny Cats Breeding cats for simply physical results, in this case...

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Blue Eyes and Deafness There is an annoying fact about cats with blue eyes and deafness. Are you are thinking about owning one of these beautiful white, blue eyed cats? I would like to inform you a little bit about their eyes. First of all, they may have the eye color of green, golden, pink, or blue. In addition, they may have one eye that is blue and the other a different color. The blue eyed cat is the one we want to talk about . There may be a problem of deafness. This is not to say that all...

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What are Love Bites? Cats love bites are a way of showing affection. How we enjoy it when our cat jumps up on our lap and begins to purr. When the purring begins, we know that the cat is happy to be with us. We start to pet him and he enjoys it. We enjoy it too. The purring has a calming effect and there is a feeling of mutual admiration between us. But then, as we continue to pet his lovely fur, he quickly turns around and bites us. The bite does not break the skin but what is...

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Problems for Obese Cats Obese cats are at risk for health problems. A study preformed by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention concluded that 59% of cats are obese. Felines who are over-weight are at risk for disorders such as diabetes, arthritis, kidney disease and more. Is your cat’s weight normal? Would you know if your feline needs to trim down a little? The Norm for a Cat’s Weight The norm for domestic cat’s weight is about 10 pounds. However, this has to vary with the breed of the cat. For example, a Siamese cat weighs about five pounds. On...

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