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All cat bites, from little nips to deep punctures, have the potential to cause infection. Knowing the signs of infection or other disease resulting from a cat bite is the first step toward safeguarding your health. Keep reading »

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Cats and humans have lived together for at least four thousand years, possibly as long as ten thousand. Perhaps the original relationship was formed when early farmers came to appreciate the cat's ability to keep rodents from getting into and destroying their stored grain. Whatever the origin, cats have lived in the homes of men going back at least as far as ancient Egypt.

A cat on the hearth is the very symbol of domesticity, yet cats are the least dependent of mankind's "pets", reserving affection for those who respect it. If you want unthinking loyalty, get a dog - the respect of a cat must be earned.

In the About Cats category, you will find articles that explore many aspects of life with cats. Learn more about:

  • Creating a good relationship with your vet - You'll visit your cat's vet many times through the years. Get tips that will help you establish and maintain a productive partnership.
  • Naming a cat can be a complicated process, but it doesn't have to be impossible. You'll find articles that offer suggestions on funny cat names, black cat names and more.
  • Learning exactly what causes cat allergies in certain people is the first step to fighting those allergies. Find out exactly what cat dander is and why it causes such a reaction.

These are just a few samples of the info you'll find about cats, and more articles are added on an ongoing basis. Be sure to check back often to see what's new.

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