Felines are independent, self-assured, and must be persuaded. Some of history's most vile dictators hated them. Other cat haters included surprising historical figures. Karma will settle cats' score.
The right cat food can make a big difference in your cat’s health and quality of life. Learn the five most important things to consider when choosing the best cat food for your cat.
Wild felines and the people who take care of them are a controversial topic. Ferals are viewed as a nuisance, disease carriers and kitten machines, but the truth is that they need certain elements of human care as much as house pets do.
No one likes to cage their cats but sometimes it is for their benefit or safety and we have to do it as good and loving cat owners. Learn in this article how you can use cages as a humane tool for better cat ownership.
A Hub that is dedicated to the spiritual bond between cats and their owners. It features loving and charming poems about cats, and also provides us with information on cat welfare issues, how we can help cats in our communities, and is a good resource for humane education programs in schools cultivating compassion in children. It also has wonderful suggestions for books about cats for children, teens, and adults. There's also a section on great quotes about cats.
Hepatic lipidosis, or “fatty liver disease,” is a disease process characterized by excess fat accumulation in the liver. It is the most common form of liver disease seen in cats in North America.
Learn what a hot spot is on your cat (or dog), what some possible causes are, and what to do about it.
Cats are wonderful pets and can bring great joy to your life, especially through their odd behavior. So why do they do such oddities as self-pet or knead on a blanket?
Cat urine is one of the strongest & most tenacious smells there is. If a cat pees, it's nearly impossible to get the smell out. Instead, here's how to stop your cat from peeing in your house.
Witchy name ideas for cats from historical witches, warlocks and their familiars, as well as fictional witches, sorcerers and wizards.
Feline Pine cat litter claims to be an environmentally safe, healthy alternative to traditional clay-based litter box products. How does it stack up? Your intrepid cat loving reporter fills you in on the Feline Pine scoop.
Read about the cat toys that my cats love. These toys keep them playing like they’re still kittens. Just like cats, some of these will surprise you.
This page includes information about cats that you may not know about. Amazing animal facts! Funny cat pictures, too!
DIY cat trees, homemade towers, cat condos, and other play structures are easy to make, even if you don't have a lot of building experience. Here are all the supplies and instructions you need!
Is your cat scratching your furniture? Here are some solutions that will make your kitty happy and save your furniture from damage.
Over 60 unique magical cat name ideas from Magick, film, TV, literature, history, and ancient mythology. Name your kitty a magical name to bring good fortune and prosperity to your household!
What causes eye problems in cats? Learn from a list of potential causes and when your cat should see a vet within 24 hours.
For owners facing the dilemma of your cat having cancer, I hope this article helps to reassure you that it is possible for your cat to survive even an aggressive form of cancer.
Cats can develop depression, just like humans. It is important for cat owners to recognize these 10 signs and symptoms of depression in their cats so that they cat get the veterinary care they need.
Is your cat not using the litter box? Learn the most common possible causes for this frustrating problem and some simple solutions you can try that might help solve it.
Anti-social behaviour, particularly when it is out of character for your cat, can be particularly worrying. Discover 5 simple steps to help reduce your cat's anxiety and stress.
Finding the perfect location for your litter box is not always an easy task. Setting up a place that makes you and your cat happy does not have to be impossible. These tips can help you set up a litter box location easily and efficiently.
Are you exuberant, easy going and extrovert? Or are you solitary, a bit aloof and quiet? Chances are the choice of your pet may reflect a bit your personality. It is not a surprise why poets, artists and writers have a history of being cat people...
Learn about my silly but useful tactics for helping cats that eat too quickly slow down their food intake so that they can get more meows out of life.
Is it possible for a feral cat to become a beloved family pet? Yes, with lots of time, patience, and maybe a few surprises along the way. Read one cat's story and learn how to socialize a wild cat.
The Selkirk Rex has a curly coat and an unusual appearance. The cat makes a friendly and often sweet pet that likes to play but has a calm personality.
Do you know which are the five most popular cat breeds? Some of the names of the winners may take you by surprise. Includes photos, videos and trivia about celebrity owners of these top ranking felines.
If your cat regurgitates partially digested food every now and then, you need not worry, but if your cat is throwing up persistently and you notice blood, bile or foreign objects, take them to the vet. Find out why your cat is vomiting, how to get them evaluated, and how to care for them at home.
If you have a cat who is spraying due to stress, will the pheromone collar help him to calm down? Read my real life review.
So what if your cat uses its tongue as a washcloth? A little kiss won't kill you. Besides, you're already doing some pretty gross things in your everyday life. Justify your smooching with this list.
Heated cat beds and heating pads can have therapeutic benefits for indoor and outdoor cats. Find out why vets recommend them and the types available here.
Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of ear mites in cats and dogs, related ear conditions, why home remedies might not be a good idea.
Treatments you can give your cat for its upset stomach at home. These remedies are only for mild digestive problems, however. For cats that are lethargic or not eating, you should see your vet.
Are all calico cats female? Why are they called "Money Cats"? Are they mean? This and so many other mysteries answered!
Explore what causes epilepsy in cats, and some of the treatments that can be used. The author has been through it with a cat of her own. Helpful tips on forestalling an imminent seizure included.
Cat flu and similar conditions responsible for sneezing, conjunctivitis, and discharge from the eyes and nose are extremely common in cats. Learn how to differentiate the causes and help your cat recover from illness.
If a stray cat comes around your home, you can use these tell-tale signs to assess its overall health.
Are you missing the love and affection of your cat who passed away recently? Here are some of the things I learned about pet loss and grief when my cat died. I hope they can help you, too.
Coming up with a great name for your cat isn't always easy, but if you are into rock music and are thinking about a musical name for your new feline friend, this list has you covered. You'll find over 150 ideas from classic, hard, Southern, punk and folk rock.
Cats can impart lessons about emotional wellbeing, motivation, and health and hygiene. They may have nine lives, but they can teach you about how to get the most out of the one life you have.
Did you know that the leading cause of death in older cats is feline cancer? As our kitties are living longer, they're becoming more susceptible to cancer. Here's what every cat-lover should know about this dreaded disease.
The five methods listed here have, after extensive research and field tests, been found to be extremely effective in getting under a cat's skin. Read on for creative suggestions for annoying your cat!
Are your cats not getting along? Find out the many reasons why new or existing cats are fighting and try some of these techniques to bring peace back to your home.
Ragdolls are large and gentle cats that are also friendly and affectionate. They can be trained to come when called, retrieve balls, sit, and walk on a leash.
How to tell if you have cat allergies, and what to do about it, if you do. Several solutions so that you can find the one that works best for you.
I can't help wondering where on earth cats go when they head "through the cat flap". Quite often they are gone for days at a time, and when they do return they are frequently not hungry and seem pretty content with life. So where do your cats go when they leave your home?...
Here is a list of the best cat carriers for airline travel, car travel or just short trips to the vet or groomer. You’ll also find helpful tips and advice on how to choose the right type and size carrier for your cat's comfort and safety.
Feline distemper or panleukopenia is a very serious and contagious disease that can kill cats. Fortunately, a vaccine can protect cats from the distemper virus.
Traveling with a cat can be a good experience for both the cat and his owner if a few commonsense guidelines are followed. We learned to make some special travel preparations for our cats and they have adapted well to travel by car and by RV. Here are some tips that should help you and your cat have a safe and enjoyable trip.
Is your cat constipated and straining in the litter box? Learn how to rule out a medical emergency and help your cat get well.
Feline Leukemia Virus, FeLV, affects 3 out of every hundred cats. Kittens are the most susceptible to the disease. Although it cannot be cured, there are treatments that can help your pet live longer.
Cat flu is a virus which can be passed on to any cat, and most cats are carriers. There are 3 different strains. Most cats can recover from cat flu but are susceptible to secondary viruses.
Why are cats acting out and becoming suddenly aggressive? Learn potential causes for your cat's sudden aggressive behaviors.
Many cat owners find themselves frustrated when their perfectly trained feline suddenly decides they don't want to use the litter box. Learn the five most common causes of this behavior and you how can prevent it.
Sometimes, a cat who's been trained for years suddenly starts peeing in random places. Sometimes, cats use urine to tell you something. Read on to decipher your cat's behavior and learn what to do.
Cats are prolific. They are hardwired to produce offspring for as long as they remain fertile. If you ever find a baby animal in your neighborhood, chances are that it will be a kitten.
What is the best cat litter for your feline companion? Five brands are compared with their advantages and disadvantages listed to help you decide.
Cats are amazing! Read about some remarkable cats, some who found their owners again despite all odds, some who adopted unlikely babies, some who are just plain silly.
Feline Hepatic Lipidosis, aka fatty liver disease in cats, is one of the most common deadly diseases found in cats, which is noted for the yellow coloring of their ears, gums, or eyes.
The Bengal cat is a beautiful and intelligent breed, but what is it really like to keep them as pets? All I can say is it's a wild ride! Here is my personal story about caring for Bengals.
Cats can develop many types of cancer, just like humans. It is important for cat owners to do everything they can to reduce their cat's risk and susceptibility to these deadly diseases.
Cats pant for many reasons, and it is important to find out why! Read on for more information on the reasons why your cat may be panting and what you can do about it!
Do cats feel real love? My stand is that they actually do. Living with cats and watching them everyday is good evidence that cat love is a real thing.
Keeping your cat indoors can add years to it's life, with the good nutrition and exercise, your cat can be happy and healthy living indoors. Below you will find valuable tips to a happy cat.
If you're a cat lover you may wonder about the many quirks your cat has? I have listed 23 fascinating facts about the awesomeness of cats. Delightful little tidbits every cat owner should know.
A special bond exists between cats and their “owners.” Check out these tips and “tails” on how to care for your feline friends.
As your cat gets older it's needs begin to change. They need exercise in a different way, better nutrition and overall attention a young cat may not require. Senior cats need a little extra care.
If your cat has discharge from their ear or seems to have irritation or infection, you must first discover what the issue is. Find out how to tell the difference between cat ear problems.
Keeping your pet healthy is the most important thing you will ever do for your pet. Here are some great questions and answers you may have to when should they be neutered, to what is feline leukemia.
Learn how to take care of kittens. Includes everything you will need to know week by week, including weaning, feeding, development and what supplies you'll need.
Learn more about the signs of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and how it is treated. Also, learn how to prevent FIV.
With the dog dubbed “man’s best friend”, just where does that leave the cat? We must admit some felines that come to mind, such as Sassy, the smug, whiney Himalayan from Homeward Bound or “Grumpy Cat”, a famous multi-breed feline who became an internet sensation for her permanently angry expression, do not exactly seem the altruistic type.
So you've discovered your cat is peeing outside of the litter box but you don't know why or how to stop it. Well, you've come to the right place. In just one click you can crawl into their little kitty minds and figure it all out.
If your cat is currently missing, or you are worried your cat or cats may go missing, this is the article you need to read. It tells you how to find your missing cat and gives good advice to ensure your cat does not stay lost for long.
What do you do when your cat goes missing? This story has a happy ending, along with some helpful tips for finding your lost cat.
What are the signs of cat dehydration and how to treat it? Learn how to recognize signs of cat dehydration, causes and tips from vet how to administer fluids at home.
They may be the world's most popular pet, but our furry feline friends have plenty of downsides. Here is my list of reasons why you may not want to own one.
How can you stop a cat from attacking a dog? Yes, you read it right, some cats do attack dogs. Learn why cats may do this and some strategies to stop the attacks and break up fights.
The facts about de-clawing cats, presented in no-nonsense, stern language. It's not sugar-coated or "prettied up" in any way; it's just the straight, graphic truth. Please don't do this!
Caring for “senior” cats can sometimes be a challenge, but your furry family member is depending on you. Love your kitty!
Gaining a stray cat's trust takes time and patience. Offering food and water is the first step to getting the cat to trust you. There are also ways to capture a cat quickly if it is in danger.
Reading cat water fountain reviews it is hard to decide which to buy. If you think pet drinking water fountains are a luxury, read why vets recommend them.
Learn how to get rid of cat urine smell. Stop using products and methods that don't work. I have fool-proof solutions.
Though cats are often called aloof and unaffectionate, they can be just as loving as dogs. It can be difficult to know if your cat really loves you, but there are many signs if you know what to look for.
Kittens that are too young to be adopted and who no longer have their mother caring for them need some tender love and care to get them healthy and socialized so they can be adopted out. The two main areas you need to worry about when fostering kittens are diet and socialization/behavior.
In this article I review some great cat websites that contain interesting and useful information. I also include photos, videos, and quotes about cats.
Just like humans, cats can live longer, healthier lives with proper care, exercise, and nutrition. Learn a few practical ways to naturally extend your feline companion's health and lifespan.
Outdoor cats face a lot of hazards. An insulated cat house can be critical in helping them survive. Learn more about buying or building a proper shelter.