Some cats hunt, while others just cry by their food bowls. If you live in an area where rodents are a problem, here are a few guidelines you can use to find a cat who will catch those mice for you.
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.
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.
Learn all the cat care basics such as choosing the best type of cat food, litter, litter boxes, grooming, dental care, cat carriers, finding a veterinarian and much more.
The flehmen response, characterized by a "grimacing" expression, is actually a biological mechanism cats use to investigate scents.
Here is a list of reasons why your cat may have a swollen stomach. There are many causes and reasons for Ascitis. Remember that only a vet can diagnose and treat your pet.
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.
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.
Is your cat constipated and straining in the litter box? Learn how to rule out a medical emergency and help your cat get well.
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.
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.
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.
If your cat is not using the litter box, there's usually a reason as well as a solution. Learn the most common causes and ways to solve this problem.
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.
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.
I love cats, but nothing is more irritating than a cat that constantly meows. It is a sound that can grate almost as much as someone dragging their fingernails across a blackboard. What can you do?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This page includes information about cats that you may not know about. Amazing animal facts! Funny cat pictures, too!
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.
In this article I review some great cat websites that contain interesting and useful information. I also include photos, videos, and quotes about cats.
A cat water fountain offers multiple benefits to both you and your cat. Read on as an experienced petsitter reviews what to look for in a cat water fountain...
Is your cat scratching your furniture? Here are some solutions that will make your kitty happy and save your furniture from damage.
Why are cats acting out and becoming suddenly aggressive? Learn potential causes for your cat's sudden aggressive behaviors.
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?
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...
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.
An external doorstep for our cat flap made from decking. How to guide on a simple, quick, easy to make and inexpensive multifunctional design to also hide drain pipes with a platform for plant pots.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Ever wonder why there are so many striped cats in the world? This article will teach you the basics of tabby genetics, the correct terms, and how they arise.
Need a great name for your new cat? Here are 15 names from Norse mythology that might be a great fit for your new pet.
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!
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.
Bengal cats are beautiful and intelligent but what is it really like to keep them? All I can say is its a wild ride! Here is my personal story.
Learn what to look for when shopping for the best automatic cat litter box on the market, straight from a person who should know... a pet sitter!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Read detailed cat litter reviews from an experienced pet professional. Discover the best cat litter brands.
Learn what a hot spot is on your cat (or dog), what some possible causes are, and what to do about it.
Learn more about the signs of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and how it is treated. Also, learn how to prevent FIV.
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!
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.
When you're getting a new cat, you'll also want to find just the right name for him or her. Take a look at these names from Greek mythology—their meanings can make them extra special for your pet.
Are all calico cats female? Why are they called "Money Cats"? Are they mean? This and so many other mysteries answered!
Moving to a new house is stressful for all involved, including your beloved kitty. If you have an outdoor cat, you need to take extra care to make sure they don't try and go back to their old house.
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.
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.
What causes eye problems in cats? Learn from a list of potential causes and when your cat should see a vet within 24 hours.
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.
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.
Why does my cat meow so much? Some cats just love to meow, and some suddenly become vocal superstars seemingly overnight. Here we discuss a few of the main reasons that some cats meow so much.
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.
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. Tips on litter box location.
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.
I'm clearly an expert when it comes to taking care of tabby cats. Sure, there are plenty of people who love cats, and decorate their homes with cat-themed decor, and send people cards with cats on them, and will happily talk your ear off about...
Take some time to think about the kind of food you will feed your cat. Making careful choices can help your cat to lead a longer and healthier life.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a great name for your new cat? These 15 astronomy and astrology-inspired names may be just what you are looking for when picking a name for your new pet.
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.
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.
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.
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 you're a cat lover you may wonder about t many little quirks your cat has? I have listed 23 fascinating facts about the awesomeness of cats. Delightful little tidbits every cat owner should know.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?...