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.
What is your cat saying? A cat's meow is iconic. Every children's book will tell you that a cat says "meow". But cats have a wide vocabulary and they don't just employ their voice to use it.
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.
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.
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.
It can be difficult to tell whether cats are fighting or playing; especially because their interactions involve a lot of wrestling, batting at each other, growling, and biting! Here's how to tell!
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.
Why do cats purr? Do purrs mean something more than happiness? What do purrs do for the cat and for us?
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.
Is your cat scratching its ears and shaking its head? If so, it might be a sign of a problem. Learning about the causes of your cat's itchy head will help you determine the problem and alleviate your pet's irritation and pain.
Is your cat urinating inside your home? Discover why they do it and learn about the simple methods you can take to stop the smell and clean up their messes.
If you're living with a cat, it can be very beneficial to learn how to communicate better with your 'roommate'. In this article, learn how to recognize certain cues and how you can react to them.
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.
It isn't uncommon for cats to suddenly ignore their litter box. Is your cat pooping in the tub or anywhere it's not supposed to? Find out why, and what to do.
While cats may seem passive, there is often an aggressive spirit to them, especialy when they are jealous!
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.
We lived in a condo for many years with a no-pet rule . . . but then we brought two kittens home. Our lives changed forever, and we got to know our neighbor, George.
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 you have a cat who is spraying due to stress, will the pheromone collar help him to calm down? Read my real life review.
The flehmen response, characterized by a "grimacing" expression, is actually a biological mechanism cats use to investigate scents.
Do cats really get angry? Can they be vengeful and spiteful? Or might there be another reason for their less-than-friendly behavior? Read on to find out!
Saying "no" is one thing, but getting the cat to listen is another. Here's the best way to communicate with 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.
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.
Cats love interactive feeder toys, which help to keep them active; also great see them play and feed at the same time. This is an in-depth review based on our experiences with our Maine Coon cats.
Raising an indoor cat can be a hair-raising experience! Here is an unofficial analysis of the indoor cat's adolescent personality and how to cope with it.
Why does your cat lick you? Is it because it loves you? Is it because the cat has jealousy issues? Do you just taste good? Find out here! All cat owners would love to know why their kittens lick them!
When it comes to our cats, there's no clear way for them to tell us how much they love us; however, just because they can't speak our language doesn't mean they don't show us in other ways. Here are five great ways that our cats show us that they love us every day.
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.
Just like their lion cousins, cats spend up to 60% of the day sleeping—that's 16 hours a day. Instinctively, they are conserving energy so they can concentrate on hunting.
Cat owners whose cats urinate on the bed instead of the litter box are often upset and confused. Here are a few reasons why a cat may be urinating in your bed!
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.
Do cats feel real love? My stance is that they actually do. Living with cats and watching them every day has provided me with good evidence that cat love is a real thing.
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.
Humping cats are a major nuisance, but there is hope. Find out why your cat may be behaving this way and how to stop it.
Cats provide inside information about what they're thinking so you no longer have to guess. Here are 10 things your cat wants you to know.
I can't help but wonder where on Earth my 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.
Learn the number one way to stop spraying! Spraying is typically on a vertical surface and is a normal, although undesirable, behavior in cats. Cats use spraying as a method of communication.
Why are cats acting out and becoming suddenly aggressive? Learn potential causes for your cat's sudden aggressive behaviors.
Learn what your cat is saying to you when it shows common behaviors like slow blinking, putting its paw on you, purring, and licking its lips.
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.
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?
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?
Have you ever wondered how your cat communicates with you? Their body language says a lot about how they feel and what their needs are. Learn to decode the secret of their behavior.
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.