How Long Do Kittens Nurse?

Jane MillerCat Health

How Long Do Kittens Nurse - SweetieKitty

Kitties are so cute. When they’re born they’re blind, deaf, unable to walk and utterly helpless balls of fluff; but don’t be fooled. Within a few months these little bundles of fur will be tiny hunters, equipped with all the tools they need to  survive in the wild. They have forward-facing eyes that can see in the dark, padded paws … Read More

When Do Male Cats Start Spraying?

Jane MillerCat Health

When Do Male Cats Start Spraying - SweetieKitty

One of the most common reasons that pet owners surrender male cats to animal shelters is urine spraying. Even though cats only deposit a small amount of urine when they spray, the effects on a pet owner’s home and belongings can be devastating. The good news is that the vast majority of cats never spray. And for cats that do … Read More

When Do Cats Go into Heat (Estrus)?

Jane MillerCat Health

When Do Cats Go into Heat - SweetieKitty

When a cat enters the phase of the reproductive cycle in which she is receptive to males and mating, she is considered to be “in heat.” Another name for this phase in a female cat is estrus. When a cat is in estrus, she displays some remarkable changes in behavior. Understanding and predicting your cat’s heat cycle will help you … Read More