The Cat Handshake: How To Introduce Yourself To A New Cat
If you follow these tips, you may have a new friend before you know it!
Hairballs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, And Prevention
If you own a cat (or one owns you), you’ve almost certainly heard the hacking sounds and cleaned up the unpleasantness that accompany coughing up a hairball. While a common malady among felines, they can occasionally be serious. Here’s a primer.
Is Your Cat Insecure? Surprising Signs Of Insecurity In Cats
How to identify insecurity in cats and what you can do to help your cat feel more secure and confident.
Surprising Facts About Cats And Their Weird Relationship With Water
Cats have a weird love-hate relationship with water. Most cats can’t stand water, but there are a few exceptions.
Cat Behavior: How To Deal With Calling, Meowing, And Howling
The following are tips on how to stop excessive cat calling and meowing and how to stop the howling:
Help, My Kitten Bites!
Fortunately, there are ways to keep your kitten from sinking her little fangs into your ankles every time you turn away.
Tips For Leaving Your Cat Home Alone
It's true - cats do get separation anxiety, and it can manifest itself via a variety of symptoms, including going outside the litter box, vomiting, and more.
Cat Urinating Outside Litter Box, Spraying, And Roaming
Cats communicate with each other in various ways. One of the primary ways is through scent. Each cat's urine and feces (stool) has a unique scent, so that when a cat urinates or defecates in a specific location, it is communicating with other cats that may come along later.
Kittens And What To Expect
There is nothing more fun than life with a kitten. It’s way more entertaining than reality TV and more action-packed than a hockey game.
The Cat’s Meow: Do You Know Why Cats Meow?
Adult cats in the wild almost never meow or make sounds. So why do our house cats meow so much? You might be surprised to find out...
Help, My Cats Are Urinating Outside The Litter Box
Litter box issues are probably the number-one reason cats are surrendered to shelters and euthanized. It is also a problem that can be easily fixed with a little understanding of cat behavior, improving litter box management and behavior modification.
Cat Circles: Why Are So Many Cats Irresistibly Drawn To Circles?
Cats all over the world are being “trapped” by their owners with common household items such as masking tape, hula-hoops, and many other items placed in the form of a circle.
Feral Cats And Feral Cat Colonies
The thing to remember is that ferals are happy if you leave them alone. And ferals in a colony can live good lives with a little help.
Helping Your Shy Cat Feel More Comfortable
If your cat is shy, you will probably never turn him into a social butterfly, but you can take steps to help him feel more comfortable in his own skin.
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.
Speaking Cat: Feline Body Language, Translated
Blinking is just one of the many forms of cat communication. It's like a cat hand shake.
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:
6 Ways To Connect With Your Cat On A Deeper Level
To what extent have you really bonded with that special feline in your life? And how can you strengthen the connection between you and your cat and take it to the next level?
Is My Cat Normal?
That’s a good question. What exactly is “normal?” Chasing air? Hunting plastic bags? Hiding? Fetching?
Anxiety And Compulsive Disorders In Cats
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a behavioral disorder where a cat will engage in repetitive, exaggerated behaviors that are seemingly without purpose.