Top 6 Cats Breeds That Are Most Friendly Toward Strangers
These lists are created in hopes of encouraging potential adopters to consider a range of breeds and breed mixes when adopting. Our goal is to generate awareness of the many types of pet-friendly cats, low-shed cats, and others, and to encourage people to look beyond the types they've always known.
Kittens vs. Cats: How To Choose
If you are in the market for a feline companion, you have a lot of choices to make. One of the most important is whether to get a kitten or adult cat.
Feline Obesity Is Your Fault, Not Your Cat’s
With feline obesity being a real and common problem, I'm always surprised by how many cat owners seem relatively clueless about about how much food their cat is meant to be eating -- whether to maintain weight or trim a couple of pounds.
What Is Splooting? Does Your Cat Sploot?
Is your cat guilty of splooting? Discover what this goofy habit is. Share a pic of your cat splooting int he comments below.
Dear Tabby: Calico Cat Is Peeing On The Carpet
A reader is nearing the end of her rope with her calico cat, who is peeing on the carpet for no apparent reason; Tabby offers two possible solutions to stop this behavior.
Are Cat Vaccinations Necessary?
Are vaccines necessary for my cat? If so, which are most important?
Cat Holds His Human’s Hands On Last Trip To Vet
"He purred everyday of his life and when he lost that, I knew it was time."
Cat Wanders Into Bear Enclosure And Finds New Best Friend
A cat entered the bear enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in 2000. Since then, the cat has been best friends with a bear and lives there permanently.
Cats And Mange
General good health may help prevent some cases. Keeping your cat clean, without drying the skin, and in optimal health, will help to keep the Demodex mite population in balance.
Breaking Your Cat Of A Nasty Habit: Bringing Dead Critters Into Your Home
Since hunting is a cat's natural instinct, your kitty sees nothing wrong in bringing his prey indoors and proudly presenting it to you as a sign of love or a gift to show he is protecting your home and...
Cats And Tapeworm
Keeping your cat free of flea infestation is the best protection against tapeworms. However, if infestation does occur...
Cats And Vomiting
Always follow the recommended treatment plan from your veterinarian. Do not experiment with medications or food. Pay close attention to your cat and if it does not improve, return to your veterinarian for a follow-up evaluation.
Cats Welcoming Their Humans Home [VIDEO]
Dogs aren't the only ones good at greeting you when you get home!
Simon’s Cat Logic: The Ragdoll Cat Breed [VIDEO]
Everybody loves the Ragdoll! Learn all about them with Simon's Cat!
Cat Behavior: Scratching
Scratching is an intrinsic, natural feline behavior. Just like his brothers and sisters in the wild, a domestic cat needs to scratch. Generally, scratching is done to accomplish the following:
Speaking Cat: Feline Body Language, Translated
Blinking is just one of the many forms of cat communication. It's like a cat hand shake.
World Rabies Day Is September, 28th: Vaccinate Your Pets
September 28 is World Rabies Day; U.S. vets are educating pet owners about symptoms and the importance of keeping your pets’ vaccinated against the disease.
Keeping Pets Safe In A Disaster
Wildfires and other natural disasters can occur without warning, forcing thousands to flee their homes. Evacuation procedures have improved in recent years, and more plans are including pets.
Does Your Older Cat Really Want A Younger Companion?
If it turns out that the only one who will benefit from a new kitten is you, then think long and hard before bringing one into your home.
Teach Your Cat To Sit
Once he's learned to sit, use the command to redirect cat behaviors you don't like. For instance, if your cat likes to jump on your kitchen counter while you're cooking, reward him for sitting at your feet instead.
What you can find here on CatTime.com
Welcome to CatTime! Our mission is to keep cats out of shelters and get them adopted by good homes by providing novice and experienced owners alike with the important information needed to make them, and their cats, very happy.
CatTime covers all things cat. Our extensive breed profiles include the evaluation and history of key cat characteristics - amount of shedding, adaptability, behaviors - and what they mean for a potential owner.
Looking to add a feline to the family? Use the Adoptable Animal Finder to check local shelters. Once you've found the purrfect four-legged friend, take a look at our extensive lists of cat names by breed, fur color, gender, and theme.
For expert advice on a variety of topics, including training, raising kittens, cat health, product reviews, and cat body language, CatTime has answers with submissions by notable and respected behaviorists, specialists, trainers, and veterinarians.
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