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.
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.
Why are cats acting out and becoming suddenly aggressive? Learn potential causes for your cat's sudden aggressive behaviors.
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.
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!
In this article I review some great cat websites that contain interesting and useful information. I also include photos, videos, and quotes about cats.
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.
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.
Look here for Native American names for your cat or kitten. There are names here for cats of every color—from grey to white, and black to brown and orange.
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.
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.
What is the best cat litter for your feline companion? Five brands are compared with their advantages and disadvantages listed to help you decide.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
When a cat coughs, it doesn't seem natural or healthy and can be scary for the cat's owner. What causes a cat to cough and what can we do about it?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When I started looking for something to hide the cat litter box in our new apartment and didn't like any of my options, I decided to make my own by hacking an IKEA wicker box!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bicolor (or piebald) cats have a coat with one primary color and any amount of white. They come in a variety of forms, some of which are well-known—like tuxedos—and some that are more obscure, like cap-and-saddle.
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?...
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.
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.
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.
Are all calico cats female? Why are they called "Money Cats"? Are they mean? This and so many other mysteries answered!
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.
Is your cat scratching your furniture? Here are some solutions that will make your kitty happy and save your furniture from damage.
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.
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.
Cats need to stay indoors for various reasons. Whether permanent or temporary, felines can develop cabin fever. Here are some great ways to make your pet happy again.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
We got our first Savannah kitten in March 2017i. 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.
In this article I hope to list most of the more common houseplants that are dangerous to cats so that you can either ensure you don't bring them into your home or at least you can keep them out of the reach of your pets. I am guessing that many of the plants on this list will come as quite a surprise to you.
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.
What causes eye problems in cats? Learn from a list of potential causes and when your cat should see a vet within 24 hours.
A domestic Bengal Cat is a unique breed. While it can be easier to care for with respect to medical issues, you must be prepared to entertain and engage with this cat more than you might expect compared to other domestic cat breeds.
Witchy name ideas for cats from historical witches, warlocks and their familiars, as well as fictional witches, sorcerers and wizards.
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.
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.
Comfortis has been approved for use in cats. The pill lasts for 30 days. Can also be used with a topical. The pills are large. Here's how to easily get your cat to take Comfortis and other pills.
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.
If a stray cat comes around your home, you can use these tell-tale signs to assess its overall health.
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.
This page includes information about cats that you may not know about. Amazing animal facts! Funny cat pictures, too!
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?
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.
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.
Yes—cats can walk on leashes. Training your cat to walk on a leash or harness comes with its advantages. Learn how to acclimate your cat to the process so you can get out there and enjoy nature together.
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.
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.
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.
Whether your cat is indoor or outdoor, making sure they have proper identification is key. You never know when your cat might find themselves in a precarious situation. The most important thing is to make sure you provide your cat with a safe collar.
Some of the cutest kittens I have seen, Toyger kittens, show off mad skills at roaring, hunting, and being ferocious—or not. This adorable breed is fairly new and first showed up in the 1990s.
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.
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.
Caring for “senior” cats can sometimes be a challenge, but your furry family member is depending on you. Love your kitty!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn what a hot spot is on your cat (or dog), what some possible causes are, and what to do about it.
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.
Cats are woven into the fabric of our society in the media, popular culture and our language! Our expressions, idioms, memes and jokes are riddled with cat references so often that we tend to hardly notice. Let's take some time to explore the ways in which our feline friends are found in our world.
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!
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.
Up until two years ago, I had never heard of a Siberian Cat and would not have been able to pick one out of the crowd. In that amount of time, however, a lot has changed and they are now an everyday fixture in my life. We got Milo and Baxter as...
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of ear mites in cats and dogs, related ear conditions, why home remedies might not be a good idea.