Learn all the cat care basics such as choosing a cat food, litter, litter boxes, grooming, dental care, cat carriers, finding a veterinarian and much more.
What causes eye problems in cats? Learn from a list of potential causes and when your cat should see a vet within 24 hours.
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.
This page includes information about cats that you may not know about. Amazing animal facts! Funny cat pictures, too!
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.
Cats enjoy being outside whether we want them outdoors or not. When forced to be inside exclusively, many cats will find ways to sneak out.
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.
Are all calico cats female? Why are they called "Money Cats"? Are they mean? This and so many other mysteries answered!
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.
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.
A review of the signs and symptoms of a cat in heat, tips to calm her down, and the importance of prevention.
If a stray cat comes around your home, you can use these tell-tale signs to assess its overall health.
Is your cat constipated and straining in the litter box? Learn how to rule out a medical emergency and help your cat get well.
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.
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.
You're a cat person. You love your cat and he or she loves you. Suppose, though, that your beloved kitty loves to act out and be naughty. Here are some excellent tips and tricks to help you train your cat and discipline them the right way.
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.
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.
There are differences between tortoiseshell and calico cats, but they are not two separate breeds. The differences lie in their color patterns. I'll show you exactly how they differ with pictures.
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 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.
Xylitol is a type of sweetener found in numerous food products. Over the last few years, growing concerns have emerged about the toxic effects of xylitol in dogs. With an increasing number of products using this sweetener, it is important you know the risks and what to do if the worst happens.
Learn how to get rid of cat urine smell. Stop using products and methods that don't work. I have fool-proof solutions.
Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of ear mites in cats and dogs, related ear conditions, why home remedies might not be a good idea.
Cats are very intelligent and independent. This is why bringing a new one into a home can cause all kinds of problems, but it can be done with patience.
Looking for a fun name for your cat? Are you a Pokémon fan? Well, you're in luck. Here are the names of all 150 original Pokémon, their species, and cute nicknames to follow!
Odd-eyed cats or cats with two different colored eyes—termed heterochromia—are absolutely stunning. From gold eyes to green eyes to blue eyes, odd-eyed animals are literally one of a kind. Looking for a perfect name for your special friend? Here are 150+ creative names to choose from for your cat.
Here are forty fabulous names for cats from fashion, film, fiction and stage that celebrate cats’ beauty, style and the mystery of their enigmatic gaze.
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.
Here is a list of reasons why your cat may have a swollen stomach. There are many causes of ascites. Remember that only a vet can diagnose and treat your pet.
Cats are notoriously hard to read, but their body language can be an excellent indicator of what they're thinking to the informed pet owner.
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.
Here's a list of exotic-looking cat breeds that have markings and facial features similar to wild cats, such as tigers, lions, cheetahs, and leopards, but without the thirst to kill.
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.
A special bond exists between cats and their “owners.” Check out these tips and “tails” on how to care for your feline friends.
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!
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.
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.
Witchy name ideas for cats from historical witches, warlocks and their familiars, as well as fictional witches, sorcerers and wizards.
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.
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 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?
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.
If you're a cat owner, you probably know all about catnip. It's that herbal magic that gets your cat all kinds of funky and funny. Cats are said to get "high" on catnip—interpret that as you like. Let's discuss the biology and chemistry behind catnip.
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.
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.
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.
We all know that cats are superior beings, and when they're polydactyls—cats with additional toes on their front and hind paws—they are all-the-more incredible. Read on to discover the magic of polydactyl cats and how they came about.
This article will provide information on why cats behave the way they do, what their body language means, and what they're trying to say, along with a bit of a gallery of my own babies.
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.
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 distemper or panleukopenia is a very serious and contagious disease that may kill cats. Fortunately, a vaccine can protect cats from the distemper virus.
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.
Caring for “senior” cats can sometimes be a challenge, but your furry family member is depending on you. Love your kitty!
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.
Are you dealing with a bully cat? If your cat is attacking another cat or dog within your household, here are some ways to stop the behavior. Let's start by understanding behavioral triggers and move on to proactive ways to remedy or lessen the problem.
Getting your resident cats on board with the idea of a new kitten can be tricky. With these tips, however, your resident cat and new kitten can be best friends in no time.
Trying to control or get rid of fleas on your cat can be tricky. Here are some economical tips for treating your cat and your home. You don't have to break the bank to find effective treatments.
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!
What is the best cat litter for your feline companion? Five brands are compared with their advantages and disadvantages listed to help you decide.
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.
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.
Is your cat scratching your furniture? Here are some solutions that will make your kitty happy and save your furniture from damage.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 what a hot spot is on your cat (or dog), what some possible causes are, and what to do about it.
In this article I review some great cat websites that contain interesting and useful information. I also include photos, videos, and quotes about cats.
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.
Need a name for a tortoiseshell cat? Here is the list for you. With over 130 names to choose from, you're sure to find one that is just right for your furry friend. You'll find names based on fur color, personality and even some sweet names are included.
Why would your cat attack you while you're petting him? Understanding the reason for this type of cat behavior can change your relationship with your furball for the better.
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 cat water fountain offers multiple benefits to both you and your cat. As an experienced petsitter, here I review what to look for in a cat water fountain.
Learn what cause blood in your cat's urine and symptoms of a urinary tract infection in cats. See your vet. Urinary tract infections in male cats can be life threatening.
There’s a difference between blind cats that are born blind and cats who suffer from sudden blindness caused by disease or accident. My cat was born blind and this is how we coped with that fact.
Cats can become injured rather easily. The most common form of injury for a cat is a bite or scratch wound from a fight. These bites and scratches often become infected and cause an abscess. It is very important to have a vet treat your cat's injuries to reduce complications and infection.
Cats wow us with their affection, fierce independence, hunting abilities, and playfulness. But owning a cat has downsides too. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of owning a cat.
Here's how to build a cheap, easy, free-standing or attached dog or cat gate of any height you want. Use practically no tools ; very few skills needed. All supplies easily accessible.
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.
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.
When a cat bites us it can seem to come out of nowhere and it's not a pleasant surprise! Here is an explanation of the types of cat bites as well as some of the reasons your cat may be biting you.
We got our first Savannah kitten in March 2017. At the age of 14 weeks, Luna was diagnosed with feline infectious peritonitis, a fatal and incurable disease. After some fast research, phone calls, and pure luck, we flew her to the University of California, Davis, for a brand new FIP drug trial.
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.
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.
Allergies don't necessarily bar you from being around cats or even having a cat of your own. The hypoallergenic breeds on this list produce very little of the allergen-causing protein FEL D1 so you can enjoy cuddles and sweet meows without congestion.