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Cats Can Help Kids with ASD

Learn more about a study showing that kids with ASD whose families welcome a pet learn social behaviors more easily.

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Why Does My Cat Sleep on My Head?

Cats sometimes sleep on or near their owner's head. Why do cats do this?

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Why Do Some Cats Carry Food Out Of Their Bowls to Eat It?

Find out why experts believe some cats carry food out of their bowls before they eat it.

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Do Cats Like Kisses?

If you've ever wondered if cats understand and enjoy getting kisses from humans, you'll find the answers here.

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Cats Have Personality Traits Similar to Humans

If you feel a great affinity with your cat, it might be because humans and felines share three major personality traits. Learn more here.

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Why Do Cats Knock Things Over?

Learn why cats knock things off of high surfaces and how you can get yours to stop.

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How to Properly Pet a Cat

It turns out that most cats don't like being petted in a certain spot. Learn what the research shows about petting cats.

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Cat Kneading: Why Do Cats Do It and What Do People Call It?

People have many fun terms to describe cat kneading behavior. Learn some reasons why cats might knead and what people call it.

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Why Does My Cat Eat Plastic?

If you have a cat that licks, chews on, or eats plastic, this article is for you. Learn why cats eat plastic and what to do about it.

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Flehmen Response in Cats: VIDEO

This kitty found a great odor and is using the Flehmen Response to analyze it.

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Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Why do cats eat grass? Learn the many reasons a cat may like to munch on grass and if you should be concerned.

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Motherly Love Crosses Species - VIDEO

Moms love their kids for who they are, not what they look like. This dog mom takes that to the extreme by caring for kittens along with her puppies.

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Why Do Cats Hate Water?

Why do cats hate water? Is it possible to get cats to tolerate baths? Find out the reasons why cats dislike water and how you can help.

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How Long Do Cats Live?

How long do cats live? The average life span of cats is increasing. Find out why, and learn about the oldest known cat.

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Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

Have you ever wondered why cats like boxes so much? There are more reasons than you may think, and one that even impacts your cat's health.

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Pica in Cats: Why Cats Eat Strange Things

Why does my cat eat plastic, paper, wool, or cotton? Cats that eat non-food items might have pica. Find out the symptoms, causes, and treatments for pica in cats.

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