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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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Combative Behavior in Cats This combative behavior, feline aggression, is fairly common. Fortunately, not all cats are the same. We are referring to hostile cats here. Their bites are deliberate. They bite when you least expect it. For example, a few months ago I went to visit some friends whose cat likes to sit on the back of the sofa. I walked by the sofa and the cat attacked my arm. It drew blood. Twenty seven percent of cats relinquished to cat shelters is because of aggression. This conduct is fairly common in cats. However, determining the cause is another...

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According to the urban dictionary, toe beans are "the pink squishy pads on the underside of an animal's paws, particularly a cat's, so named for their resemblance to jelly beans."Toe beans are beneficial to cats because they absorb shock.  They walk on their toe beans or, we might say, on their tip toes.  These squishy pads also provide a sweat gland as well as a scent for marking their territory.

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