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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
There is a spiritual bond between cats and their owners. This article features charming poems, information on cat welfare issues, how we can help cats in our communities, and good resources for humane education programs in schools.
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.
What causes eye problems in cats? This article includes a list of potential causes. Generally, if eye issues persist for more than 24 hours, your cat should be seen by a vet.
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.
Having allergies sucks, but it doesn't mean you still can't experience the joy of pets . . . you just have to know what you're getting into.
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.
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 and personality, and even some sweet names are included.
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.
If you have the sensitivity to appreciate the subtle, cute quotient of felines, read on to know what makes them the most adorable creatures in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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 can get the veterinary care they need.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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?
A special bond exists between cats and their “owners.” Check out these tips and “tails” on how to care for your feline friends.
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 live longer and are happier and healthier when allowed to be indoor-only cats. Here are 10 reasons why cats belong inside.
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.
A review of the signs and symptoms of a cat in heat, tips to calm her down, and the importance of prevention.
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.
Finding the right cat food for your feline friend can be quite the task, especially if you have a cat with a picky palate. This list is based off of personal experience and feedback from friends.
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 photo gallery of my own babies.
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.
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.
Are all calico cats female? Why are they called "Money Cats"? Are they mean? This and so many other mysteries answered!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over 60 unique, magical cat name ideas from magick, film, TV, literature, history, and ancient mythology. Choose a magical name for your cat to bring good fortune and prosperity to your household!
What is the best cat litter for your feline companion? Five brands are compared with their advantages and disadvantages listed to help you decide.
No one likes to cage their cats, but sometimes this is necessary for their benefit or safety. Caging can be a useful and humane tool for better cat ownership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With a little time and patience you can teach your cat-chasing dog to accept and even enjoy having a kitten as a member of the household.
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.
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.
So, you've discovered that your cat is peeing outside of the litterbox, but you don't know why or how to stop it. Well, you've come to the right place. In just one read, you can crawl into their little kitty minds and figure it all out.
In this article I review some great cat websites that contain interesting and useful information. I also include photos, videos, and quotes about cats.
What can you do when your beloved kitty starts 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.
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?...
Is your cat scratching your furniture? Here are some solutions that will make your kitty happy and save your furniture from damage.
Learn what a hot spot is on your cat (or dog), what some possible causes are, and what to do about it.
Why are cats acting out and becoming suddenly aggressive? Learn potential causes for your cat's sudden aggressive behaviors.
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 are included.
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.
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.
Cats can sometimes stop eating because of stress or health issues. If your cat stops eating it is important to find the cause and get them to start eating again. Here are tips for getting it to eat.
Ragdolls are large, gentle, and affectionate cats. They can be trained to come when called, retrieve balls, sit, and walk on a leash. My ragdolls get on well with my dogs.
Caring for “senior” cats can sometimes be a challenge, but your furry family member is depending on you. Love your kitty!
Here's how to build a cheap, easy, free-standing or attached dog or cat gate of any height that requires few tools and materials and very basic carpentry skills.
What do you do when your cat goes missing? Read on for some helpful tips for finding your lost cat and a personal story with a happy ending.
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.
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.
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.
Is your cat constipated and straining in the litter box? Learn how to rule out a medical emergency and help your cat get well.
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.
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.
Feline stomatitis is a painful disease for cats. The good news is it can be treated and even cured with proper nutrition and some dietary changes.
Though cats are often described as being aloof and unaffectionate, they can be just as loving as dogs. It might seem difficult to know if your cat really loves you, but there are actually many signs if you know what to look for.
Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of ear mites in cats and dogs, related ear conditions, why home remedies might not be a good idea.
This page includes information about cats that you may not know about. Amazing animal facts! Funny cat pictures, too!
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.
FIV is a viral disease in cats that causes impaired immune function. It can lead to a wide variety of signs, and it is often an underlying factor in other illnesses such as dental disease, cancers, and flu.
Learn how to get rid of cat urine smell. Stop using products and methods that don't work. I have fool-proof solutions.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.