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  • Asked by Michael from Philadelphia

    My Cat Is Very Territorial – What Should I Do?

    Q: My cat is very territorial. When I play with other cats and return home, he keeps hissing at me and has even clawed me on a few occasions. What should I do?

  • Anna from New York

    Why Is My Cat’s Fur Turning Gray?

    Q: Is it normal for an elderly cat to have some gray hairs? Should I be worried?

  • Brad from Boise

    Why Has My Cat Stopped Using The Litter Box?

    Q: My cat has stopped using her litter box and I really don’t know how to persuade her to start using it again. What’s the problem and what should I do?

  • David from Salem

    How To Stop Cats From Scratching Furniture?

    Q: My cat’s been acting all crazy recently, scratching everything from curtains to carpets. I was wondering, is there a way to stop her from ruining every piece of furniture in my house? She’s always been an indoor cat and she has a scratching post, which she does use from time to time.

  • Ethan from Providence

    Can Cats Get Along With Birds?

    Q: I live in a house and I have a cat for two years now. I am thinking of getting a parrot, but I wanted to check what are the chances of the two fighting each other? Can my cat learn to behave next to a large bird?

  • Peter from San Diego

    Why Does Your Cat Chase Their Tail?

    Q: I need a bit of advice – my cat constantly keeps chasing his tail. Usually, he would go for anything that moves, and I mean anything, but now he just keeps chasing his own tail. Should I be worried?


  • Mary from Seattle

    How To Turn An Outdoor Cat Into An Indoor Cat?

    Q: I am moving to a new apartment next month and my indoor/outdoor cat won’t be able to go out anymore – my new home is in a bustling area, and I will be living on the 7th floor, so there’s absolutely no way she can roam the neighborhood freely. Leaving her behind is also not an option, so I wanted to ask you how to make this transition as painless as possible for both of us?



  • Jack from Chicago

    Is Declawing Your Cat Healthy?

    Q: Should I Declaw My Cat?

  • Mandy from Texas

    Cat’s Low Walk – A Problem?

    Q: I adopted a cat from a shelter about two weeks ago and one of the first things I noticed is that she was walking very low, with her belly almost touching the floor. I figured she was only exploring her new home, but she still does that and I am starting to get worried. Everything is okay with her “medically” and I have seen her walking normally, but only on very rare occasions. What’s the problem? Is there a problem?