Cat Behavior

Can Cats Get Hiccups?
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Can Cats Get Hiccups?
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Cat hiccups may be cute, but is there ever cause for concern? While the occasional bout of hiccups can generally be equated to eating too quickly or even being a kitten, frequent episodes can also indicate other conditions.

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Examining the Behavioral Effects of a Laser Pointer for Cats
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Examining the Behavioral Effects of a Laser Pointer for Cats
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Cat owners understand how much their feline companions love a good game of chase. Anything from a dust particle to the hairy tip of their tail may be used for fun paw play. As a result, many cat owners turn to flashing a laser pointer on the floor, tempting their pet into a game of "chase" with a bright light. These laser pointers are cheap, widely accessible, easy to operate, and can provide bonding time for you and your cat. However, laser pointers emit a strong beam of light, which begs the question: Are lasers bad for cats? Let’s talk about the science behind a laser pointer for cats. Consequently, in this post, we will explore why lasers can be bad for cats and how to make laser pointer play fun and beneficial to your feline companion.

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Why Do Cats Stick Their Tongue Out? Exploring the Reasons Behind Cat Sticking Tongue Out And Open Mouths
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Why Do Cats Stick Their Tongue Out? Exploring the Reasons Behind Cat Sticking Tongue Out And Open Mouths
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Have you ever wondered why your cat sticks their tongue out? What about a situation where they have their mouth open? While one’s tongue out can be a sign of silliness in the world of humans, it can have varying meanings in the feline world. Encountering a cat with tongue out may be confusing or possibly alarming at first, but you’ll soon learn this isn’t always cause for concern.

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