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.
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.
Cats are mysterious creatures. One of the most mysterious things about them is their habit of sipping from the porcelain goblet—the toilet. Gross? Disgusting? Baffling? Check out why cats like to party in the potty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of ear mites in cats and dogs, related ear conditions, why home remedies might not be a good idea.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Witchy name ideas for cats from historical witches, warlocks and their familiars, as well as fictional witches, sorcerers and wizards.
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.
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.
So, you're a cat lover. You love cats so much they just seem to find you. With your household full of critters, you may be wondering what breed or breeds your cats are. Some cats, even mixed breeds, present with dominant traits of their parents. Here's how to determine what your cat is.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Choosing the perfect name for a new cat is always an adventure, but naming a black one is a little more interesting. Here are some tips and suggestions to help you decide.
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.
In this article I review some great cat websites that contain interesting and useful information. I also include photos, videos, and quotes about cats.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
There are many things that you are probably doing that your cat can't stand. Stop doing these things that your cat hates to improve your relationship with your pet.
Caring for “senior” cats can sometimes be a challenge, but your furry family member is depending on you. Love your kitty!
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 the lucky parent of an adorable tuxedo cat? If so, congratulations! Perhaps you are looking for a special name for your tuxedo cat or kitten. There are so many options to choose from. From fun names like Gypsy, to serious names like Zen, you are sure to find the perfect name.
Learn more about the signs of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and how it is treated. Also, learn how to prevent FIV.
Are all calico cats female? Why are they called "Money Cats"? Are they mean? This and so many other mysteries answered!
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!
Why are cats acting out and becoming suddenly aggressive? Learn potential causes for your cat's sudden aggressive behaviors.
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.
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.
A special bond exists between cats and their “owners.” Check out these tips and “tails” on how to care for your feline friends.
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 do you do when your cat goes missing? This story has a happy ending, along with some helpful tips for finding your lost cat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is your cat scratching your furniture? Here are some solutions that will make your kitty happy and save your furniture from damage.
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.
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.
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 notoriously hard to read, but their body language can be an excellent indicator of what they're thinking to the informed pet owner.
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...
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.
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.
This page includes information about cats that you may not know about. Amazing animal facts! Funny cat pictures, too!
If a stray cat comes around your home, you can use these tell-tale signs to assess its overall health.
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!
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 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.
When a normally healthy cat won't eat, it can be scary! Read on for a discussion about the reasons why a cat might not be eating and what you can do about it!
Did your cat run away? Maybe your cat disappears for a few days at a time but returns home shortly after? You may be wondering what causes this behavior. It can be quite distressing for the pet owner. Sometimes we are left with unanswered questions.
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 your cat hissing at you? Is your cat hissing at other cats? Sometimes this behavior is totally warranted, but other times it's a cause for concern. If your cat is constantly stressed out, you will want to find out why. Here's how to get started.
Learn how to get rid of cat urine smell. Stop using products and methods that don't work. I have fool-proof solutions.
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.
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.