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behavior & body language

Tail wagging? Ear pinning? It all means something. We’ll show you how to understand your pet (and communicate with them) with guides to decode the weirdest body language and behavior.

A kitten sneaking up on a laser pointer with big, interested eyes.

People have opinions about this cat toy. Here’s what you need to know.

Short haired woman holding a gray cat that's playfully pawing at her nose

It’s a little more complicated than that.

A woman with curly black hair sitting in front of a dark purple and yellow backdrop while looking down affectionately at her two cats sitting on her lap

If your cat still approaches you with a figurative arched eyebrow of skepticism, try these tricks to put them at ease.

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Small striped kitten raising one paw to play with a feather while sitting on a bed

A cat’s paw preference can give you insight into their temperament, behavior, and emotions.

A brunnette woman petting her black cat sitting on her desk while she prepares to give him a pill

Everything you need to know about the difficult task of medicating a cat.

Tattooed and pierced woman wearing a black and white striped shirt and holding an upset looking cat

Cat behaviorist Kristiina Wilson on how to tell if your cat is grumpy — or just kind of like that.

a red cat stretching on a bed

Why do they do it? A vet on the top three reasons your cat twitches in their sleep — from sweet dreams to scary spasms.

Woman in a white sweater hugging her cat next to a window

4 ways cats can combat seasonal depression, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Leanne Lilly.

cat meowing

How to decode your cat’s love language when one meow has many meanings.

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Try these free training programs from our friends at Dogo to help with new dog life and basic obedience.

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black cat doing zoomies on a bed

Fast, furious, and officially normal — according to a cat behaviorist.

cat staring at person on table

...Is it something I said?

Two tabby cats cuddling each other with their eyes closed

Cat behaviorist Kristiina Wilson on the importance of socializing cats.

Cat running in the foreground outside with a dog out of focus running in the background

We all have our talents.

cat snuggling man

5 surprising ways cats show affection (and how you can show it back), according to a cat behaviorist.

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