Cattery Maintenance

Articles about running & maintaining a cattery

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  • * Ants
    With summer comes sunny warm weather and sometimes... ants! Learn how to eliminate these pesky insects without endangering the health of your cats.
    July 2022

  • * Best Furniture Fabrics For Cat Households
    You need to buy a new sofa and this time you are determined to choose a furniture fabric that will hold up to the demands of both your human and feline families. This article will teach you what to look for when choosing your next couch . . .
    August 2022

  • Bleach: A Cleaning Mainstay
    Every cattery needs to have a cleaning routine... and the mainstay of cleaning products is good old-fashioned Bleach.
    February 2021

  • * Cat Nanny
    Sooner or later, most cattery owners will have to leave the care of their cats in someone else`s hands. Where do you find that special someone to trust?
    July 2021

  • * Cattery Management Styles
    Whether just purchasing your first cats and setting up your cattery, or whether you have been breeding and showing for some time and need to adjust to increasing numbers, tweaking your cattery management style is a constant process. This article will help you evaluate and make some of those decisions....
    November 2020

  • * Cleaning A Carpeted Cat Tree
    Don't be intimidated by the challenge of cleaning a carpeted cat tree. Even the dirtiest cat tree can be made to look almost brand new ...
    June 2018

  • Composting Your Cat Litter
    Rather than just dumping your used cat litter into the garbage, filling up the landfills, consider recycling your litter into compost. What better way to combine a love of cats with a love of gardening!
    January 2021

  • Coop Cup
    A breeder shares the story of how a simple coop cup can be used to keep a stud cat's food high and dry.
    August 2021

  • * Corral Those Kibbles!
    Are you tired of stepping on a stray cat kibble when you walk across the kitchen floor? Are you frustrated by the amount of kibble spilled from the cat dish that you have to sweep up and throw away? Here's a simple way to corral those kibbles and put an end to the waste...
    December 2020

  • * De-Hair The House
    Whether you own one pet kitty or have a cattery full of felines, loose hair shed in the home is going to be an issue that will need to be addressed.
    June 2018

  • * Decontamination of a Cattery Following an Infection
    Once a cattery has experienced an outbreak of a contagious infection of any type, decontamination must become a priority. Learn the products and techniques to use to clean and disinfect your cattery.
    July 2022

  • * Dishwasher For Cleaning In The Cattery
    While most households boast a dishwasher, if you have a cattery, there are other options for using the dishwasher besides just cleaning plates.
    September 2018

  • Is Your Cattery Healthy?
    Maintaining a healthy cattery can be challenge -- and it is not always easy to know whether the occasional medical issue is normal, or if there is a major problem brewing. Learn more by taking a short quiz that asks the question, "Is my cattery healthy?".
    January 2021

  • * Keeping Cool
    Tricks to keep your cat cool at home, on the road and in the show halls of summer.
    July 2017

  • * Litter Box Options
    The size, shape and style of litter box that you choose can make a difference in how easy it is to maintain your cattery. The right litter box can even affect the health of your cats. This article discusses your options and how to choose the litter box that works best for your situation.
    April 2021

  • * Litter Scatter
    There are several options you can consider to help keep the area around the litter box tidy by reducing or containing scattered litter . . .
    May 2021

  • * Odor Out: Eliminating Urine Odor and Stains
    Cat pee on the carpet . . . The smell is unmistakable . . . unwelcome . . . and can seem unbelievably difficult sometimes to get rid of. This article discusses the options and products you should consider then attempting to get the odor out!
    May 2016

  • * Record Keeping For The Cat Breeder
    Record keeping is one of those `things` all breeders need to keep. Good record keeping is one of the signs of a good breeder.
    April 2019

  • * Too Hot To Handle
    While a warm summer day can make life very enjoyable, as the thermostat climbs, soaring temperatures can pose a real danger for your favorite feline friend. A few simple precautions can keep your kitty cool.
    July 2016

  • Two Is Better Than One
    To lighten the load while keeping the cattery clean, learn how to incorporate the `two is better than one` system into your daily routine
    November 2020

  • * Unusual Litter Box Options
    You don't need to necessarily purchase your litter box at a pet store. There are non-traditional options that you can choose to use. This article looks at some of the more unusual litter box options selections . . .
    June 2021

  • * Urine Stains & Odor
    Whether you are the owner of a single pet kitten or are maintaining a large cattery, urine stains and odor can be a problem.
    July 2021

  • Useful Litter Additive
    A pet owner`s personal hunt for the perfect litter leads her to discover a useful litter additive
    August 2007



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