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Cats 101: Understanding basic cat behavior

Are you thinking about adopting a cat or a kitten, but you've never had one before? Cats are great companions and will provide you with unconditional entertainment and affection. However, cats do need a few key things to be happy and healthy and live long lives and understanding them goes a long way towards getting a new cat settled in your home. Here are a few basic cat behaviors that you should know about before bringing home your new pet.

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Dr. Tony Johnson is a veterinary emergency medicine specialist who has been in practice for 19 years. He lives in Indiana with his wife, also a veterinarian, their three children, and their pets: 4 chickens, 2 cats, and his tripawd dog, Rocco.

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