Dear Catster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Catster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Catster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Catster magazine, www.catster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found elsewhere within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
I can\'t stop licking!!! and I REALLY want to eat some grass.
About 2 months ago I licked a bald spot on one of my front paws. After that, I couldn't stop. Now I have two bald legs, no fur in my "armpits" and a few small bald spots on my sides and belly. My mom tries to make me stop, but I don't want to. I heard her making a vet appointment for me, but I don't want to go! I am an older cat and I haven't had any significant changes in my life that recently. (About nine months ago, Mom got me two baby brothers to take care of, but I didn't start licking until recently.) I also have really been trying everything I can to get outside and eat grass, but Mom doesn't let me go! I have been getting mad about this. Could this be why I am licking so much? Should Mom get me some Cat-grass?