Is your feline feeling a bit cramped? Cats can really benefit from a few simple additions to their homes, such as well-place cat beds and blankets, boxes and condos, ramps, walkways and steps, and cat doors. Here are a few inexpensive changes you can make to give your cat more space.
Although holidays often buzz with fun and commotion, they can be scary, or even downright dangerous, for cats. However, a host can make a Thanksgiving Day celebration safe for cats relatively easily with a few simple precautions.
Thanksgiving is a holiday to spend with friends and family, and that includes our cats. But some parts of our Turkey Day celebrations just aren’t safe for our feline friends. Before you defrost the turkey and welcome guests, read these Thanksgiving safety tips all cat lovers should keep in mind this holiday.
Most cats start to enter their senior years when they are eight to ten years old. The signs of aging set in when cells start to deteriorate faster than they can repair themselves. It often happens so gradually that we don’t notice at first. Here’s what you should know about senior cats and care.
November is designated as Pet Diabetes Month. It’s a month to help educate pet owners about the symptoms, treatments, and management of diabetes in our furry friends. The goal is to raise awareness and help pet owners recognize diabetes in their animals so they can seek appropriate treatment.
November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, so it’s a great time to talk about all the advantages sweet senior kitties have to offer! In shelters, older cats are often the last to be adopted, and therefore, the first to be euthanized. So here’s a list of reasons to give that quiet senior kitty in the corner another look.
November is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month–a month dedicated to helping older pets find loving forever homes. If you care about sweet senior animals, help spread the word throughout November. We can help older pets find homes together. Here’s what you should know about older pets.
If you’re looking for some cat-themed jack-o-lantern ideas or you just want to admire some fine feline pumpkins, we’ve found some of the best kitty inspired gourds on the internet. Check out some amazing cat pumpkins people have created for Halloween!
Black cats have never had it easy. In some cultures–and for many individuals–they represent bad luck or misfortune. Perhaps most disturbingly, black cats are also sometimes targeted around Halloween for teasing and abuse–or worse.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says pets are responsible for over 1,000 house fires every year in the United States. Being prepared and following safety tips could save your cat’s life, as well as your own. Here are some tips to prevent fires and keep your cat safe in an emergency.
Even the sweetest cat might nip or bite if the occasion arises. The reasons for this behavior make sense to the cat, even though it may seem unprovoked to you. Here are a few possible explanations for your cat’s biting, along with a few possible solutions for curbing the unwanted behavior.
October is Black Cat Awareness Month, so help spread the word about black cats and dispel some of the myths that keep them from finding forever homes! Here are the best names for black cats complete with beautiful pictures!
October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, but obesity is a problem for our pets all year long. It’s important to learn the causes, the ways to spot the problem, and how to fight obesity to keep our cats healthy. Here’s what you should know about feline obesity.
Just like black dogs, black cats can also have a hard time getting adopted. Many shelters refer to this as “black cat syndrome.” During Black Cat Awareness Month in October, it’s especially important that we dispel myths and encourage people to adopt black cats.
October 16th is National Feral Cat Day. Whether you call them stray felines, outdoor cats, or community kitties, one thing is for sure–feral cats are still one of the most misunderstood animal groups in the United States. Here’s what you should know.
Signs of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in cats might include urinating too much, struggling to urinate or making pained noises while going, urinating outside the litter box, or even blood in the urine. Here’s what you should know.
If you’re looking to adopt 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. Both kittens and mature felines have their pros and cons. Here’s what you should consider.
Looking for a Star Trek-inspired name for your cat? Your cat should sport a name that supports their continuing mission–to explore strange new scents and to seek out new catnip and new treats! So let’s boldly go into the best Star Trek cat names in the universe!
Mark this year’s World Rabies Day, September 28th, by making sure your pets are up-to-date on their rabies vaccinations, and encourage friends and family to do the same for their pets. Help us spread the word to promote prevention and raise awareness around the globe.
High powered world leaders need friends too, and who better to listen to your troubles and woes than a furry feline friend? Here are 5 world leaders who loved cats.
Obesity is a growing problem in cats. It’s estimated that ten to 30 percent of the cats seen by veterinarians are overweight. There’s a good chance their life span will be shortened because of it! Here are some tips to get your cat in shape and keep them that way.