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Skye Blake here, welcoming all feline fanciers! You’re here because you’re curious and need some answers.

So, pick a topic… any topic, and dive in folks!

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The information here is for general knowledge… always see your vet with questions about your cat’s individual needs.

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Anatomy

Curious about the feline anatomy? Discover the secrets of your cat’s body and what it tells you. Discover more…

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Behavior

Wanna understand the behavior of your sweet, crazy, angry or scaredy cat? Learn how we modern felines think and see our world.

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Breeds, Registries & Shows

Curious about different feline breeds? What’s a cat show all about? Let’s take a look…

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Cats In Culture

We felines have left our mark on human culture… art, literature, movies, the internet, even music!

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Fleas & Ticks

Fleas and ticks annoying your cat… and you? Take a look at what they are and what you need to know about getting rid of them!

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Food

There’s lots of debate about what’s the best cat food… dry, wet, raw, something else? How do you make sense of nutrition info and labels? Find out more…

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Grooming

Everyone knows cats groom themselves… but we do need help with things like clipping claws and even brushing teeth!

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Health

There’s so much to know about keeping cats healthy. Where to begin? Discover more here and always ask your vet about your cat’s individual situation.

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Hot Cat Topics

Some topics in the feline world get people all abuzz… talking and arguing constantly. Discover some fascinating ones and take a look at the facts.

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Introductions

You can avoid many behavior problems by knowing how to introduce cats the “right” way… scent before sight.

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Problems Outside the Litter Box

Did you know peeing and pooping outside the litter box is the main reason cats are surrendered to shelters?

The good news is that this problem is almost always fixable.

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Rescue & Adoption

How do you adopt from a shelter or rescue group? What’s involved with adopting a cat? Discover what you need to know…

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Supplies

Between grooming, food bowls, litter boxes, litter, toys, and everything else, there are plenty of supplies we felines need (or maybe just want)!

See what you think..

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Training

Yes, you can train cats! It’s not difficult… just a matter of knowing how to use positive methods and turn “no” into “yes”.

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Travel

Wanna take your cat on the road or in a plane? Planning to move? Discover how to make it as stress-free as possible for your kitty…

Who Is Skye Blake?

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Skye Blake, Cat Info Detective, is a curious cat researcher (not a veterinarian or behaviorist) who sniffs out expert, reliable sources about cats, studies their information, then passes it on to you! 

Sometimes there’s not enough evidence for easy answers, so Skye gives you all sides, explains the situation as thoroughly and clearly as possible, and links you to experts on each page. 

All sources are at the bottom of each page so you can do more snooping!

Updated March 27, 2024

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