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Music To Your Cat’s Ear. Keeping Your Cat Calm Through Music

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Music To Your Cat’s Ear

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3 Cat Facts That Bust the Myth of the Asocial Cat

Annie and Eddie close upI wonder if we could even find a cat owner that supports the myth of the asocial cat?   Yet, almost every day we read or hear some tired old stereotype about our feline friends. This habitual repetition that cats are asocial is the subject of  internet memes,  jokes and unfortunately perpetuated on many  television sitcoms.

Cats Have the Characteristics of Social Animals

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3 Big Cat Instincts Your Cat Shares

Cat pawing at water dish1) Testing the Water

Have you noticed your cat  lowering their paw into their water bowl or swiping through the stream of water in their fountain?  Sometimes your cat might even dip  and then lick the water off of their paw before lowering their head in what we think of the standard way a cat  drinks.

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True Nature of Cats by Purina One

By Joanne McGonagle

Discover Your Cat’s True Nature

Even though cats outnumber dogs living within homes, cats remain thought of by many as aloof, anti-social and not needing the love and attention that dogs are given.  Cats are mistreated and sometimes maligned because  they have been misunderstood. Stereotypes about cats sadly remain firmly in place so the team at Purina One decided to dig deeper and learn about the cat’s true nature and what makes a cat…a cat!

The African Wildcat   True Nature of Cats by Purina OneOur domestic cats roots can be traced back to the African Wildcat. So Purina One decided to go to Africa to learn more about our cats living ancestors so that we could all achieve a better understanding of what our own cats need to live their best lives.

I was thrilled to be asked by the Purina One team to join in the journey to discover the true nature of cats where we discuss and explore how to awaken, foster and nurture the natural instincts within our cat so that their lives will be enriched and in turn our own lives are better knowing that our feline family member is enjoying her life to the fullest.

I was in my final year completing my master of zoology with a focus on big cats when I first learned about the Purina One program.   I was so excited because The Tiniest Tiger children’s book compares and contrasts the similarities and differences between the big cats and their domestic cousins that share our lives.

Who was your cat born to be?

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