The Kurious Kat, the place for cat lovers and for cat behavior tips, cat health and more

The Cat Life

Welcome to The Kurious Kat!  A site for cat lovers looking for a place to get their questions answered, find out about the latest trends and cat treasures, learn about health and behavior issues and so much more!  We hope you'll find The Kurious Kat a place that has what you're looking for in order to help you be the best you can be for your furry feline!  A place you want to come back to again and again! 

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The Kurious Kat staff

Featured Cat Posts

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Cats and Their Sleeping Habits

Ever wonder why your cat seems to sleep so much

Does it seem like your cat is always sleeping?  You may be surprised to know that a cat sleeps for nearly two thirds of his life... So if your cat is 9 years old, he's only been awake for 3 of those years! It all goes back to your furry felines ancestors, the African Wildcat, and how they survived for so many years without us taking care of them.

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The Cat's Meow...

What is your cat trying to tell you?

Cats are curious creatures.  What they do, how they do it, and why they do it can be puzzling. Wouldn't it be nice if we could ask them and get the answers? While we may not be able to speak cat, we can learn a little more about the sounds they make and how to better understand what they're trying to tell us...

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What's in the Box?

How to get it right

When it comes to cats, one of the most important things to consider is the litter box! The litter box can make or break it when it comes to living happily with your furry feline. We've put together some need to know basics when it comes to choosing the box, placement, when to scoop and more. Here's your guide to a happy cat...

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Indoor vs Outdoor

Which is best for my cat?

A question asked by many when either getting a new cat, or if you already have your cat, is “Should I keep him inside, or do I let him go out to play?”  Is it healthier, safer, better for the cat?  Here are some pros and cons to consider...

More About Cats!

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The History of Cats
The Story Behind our Feline Friends

Anyone who's had or currently has a cat in their life knows how magical they truly are. In fact, most cat people understand and would say that you don't really own a cat... But how did they come to be our housemates in the first place? Here we explore the history of how our lives crossed with the cat! 

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Top 5 Cat Questions,
Answered!

Cats are magical little creatures for sure, but with magic comes mystery, too, and our cats are certainly full of that!  Have you ever wondered what the most asked cat questions are?  Maybe you've asked one.  We've scoured the web to find some of the most frequently pondered questions people have asked about cats...

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Adopting A New Cat?
What you need to know

Adopting a cat is exciting, but can sometimes be a little confusing and overwhelming. Here are a few things to help make the adoption  a bit easier and less stressful for both you and your new addition! Where to adopt, what to consider before adopting, what you'll need before hand and how to welcome your new furbaby home!

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Are Cats Really Domesticated?
Let's find out

This is a question many people have been asking for some time. While we like to think we did the domesticating, those who know cats may say it's the other way around.  Either way, our path with what we now call the domestic cat crossed in the fertile crescent area of Africa approximately 12,000 years ago, ad this is the story...

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Successful Introductions
Bringing a new cat home

If you're bringing a new cat into your resident cats' life and want to set them up for a successful friendship and happy life together, here are some things you need to know!  ITo make the introduction go smoothly with cats, it's very important to introduce them the right way. It takes some time, but well worth it when it's done!

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Why Do Cats Purr?
And what does it mean?

Most of us believe that when our cat is purring, they're happy, calm and content.  A purring cat, even to us humans, can be a very soothing and relaxing sound, but what is the purr really, and what does it mean?  The purr is being studied more and more, and while there's still no definitive answer, what has been learned might surprise you!

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