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.
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.
You're a cat person. You love your cat and he or she loves you. Suppose, though, that your beloved kitty loves 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.
Saying "no" is one thing, but getting the cat to listen is another. Here's the best way to communicate with your cat.
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.
Why are cats acting out and becoming suddenly aggressive? Learn potential causes for your cat's sudden aggressive behaviors.
The professional term is "inappropriate elimination" and what cat owner hasn't dealt with it? It's a frustrating problem that, unfortunately, can lead to relinquishment. Here's some information that may prevent you from reaching the end of your rope.
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
Ever catsit even though your only pet has been companionless all its life? Then you'll understand what I went through! Prince Fredward--as with all animals--respond better with positive reinforcement.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Raising an indoor cat can be a hair-raising experience! Here is an unofficial analysis of the indoor cat personality and how to cope with it.
The flehmen response, characterized by a "grimacing" expression, is actually a biological mechanism cats use to investigate scents.
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.
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?...
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.
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?
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!
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.
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.
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.
Every species of animal has a language it uses to communicate between its own kind, and to learn to understand I think is much easier than trying to learn a different human language! Cats actually have quite a rich language and even a complex system...
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!
Why do cats purr? Do purrs mean something more than happiness? What do purrs do for the cat and for us?
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.
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!
A humorous look at some things people believe about cats. Written by the owner of seven cats: one who knows the truth!
Just like their lion cousins, they may sleep 60% of the day. They will sleep up to 16 hours in a 24 hour day. Instinctively, they are conserving energy so they can concentrate on hunting.
While cats may seem passive, there is often an aggressive spirit to them, especialy when they are jealous!
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.
We lived in a condo for many years and couldn't have pets, but then we broke the rules and brought two kittens home. Our lives changed and we got to know our neighbor, George.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Have you ever wondered how your cat communicates with you? Their body language says a lot about how they feel about you and what their needs are. Learn to decode the secret of their behavior.
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.
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.