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.
One unavoidable fact of cat adoption is that your beloved feline is going to poop. A lot. But once you’ve picked up a litter box for your cat, what’s the best type of litter to fill it with? Let’s dig into the pros and cons of the most popular types of cat litter.
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.
It’s always fun to learn new and interesting facts about cats, and even kids love random trivia about their animal pals. So take a look and learn with these cat facts. Test your knowledge, share with friends, and dish out some tidbits to a young cat lover in your life!
As concerned pet parents, one of the problems most of us will face at some point is how to deal with diarrhea in cats. There are many possible causes of diarrhea, but we really just want our poor kitties to feel better. Here’s what you should know.
Sometimes a cat just needs to kick back and relax after a long day of catting around. Luckily for us, it’s adorable when they do! Watch the cats sitting like humans in this funny video!
The kitten in the video above is learning the ins and outs and ups and downs of cups, and it’s adorable. Cats tend to love “found water,” so if you leave water in a cup, they may just investigate. Watch the funny video!
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.
Constipation is a relatively common problem in cats. It’s most frequently seen in older cats but can occur at any age. It can result in straining when trying to defecate, pain, and further complications. Here’s what you should know.
Cats love — and need — to scratch. That’s just a fact. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to say goodbye to claw-mark-free furniture. The first and perhaps most important item in your anti-furniture-scratching arsenal is a proper cat scratching post.
The solitary cat myth persists despite stories of cats following their humans to the bathroom, pushing their way onto their people’s computers or laps, spooning under the covers at night, snuggling with each other, or grooming their friends. So what’s the deal? Why does it persist, and is it deserved?
Cats do well in high places, so it’s no wonder they’ve often been seen at the side of history’s most powerful people. Behind every great leader, there’s probably a cat plotting total world domination — in a most adorable way.
The death of a pet is the first loss that many of us can remember. As a parent, knowing the best way to assist your child in this loss can be overwhelming, especially when you are also trying to deal with your own grief. Here are a few words of advice.
If you’re the kind of person who has visitors in your home often, you’ll probably want a cat who’s calm, cool, and friendly with strangers. While almost all cats can be socialized, certain breeds have a natural friendliness to strangers that might help them take to unfamiliar faces with ease.
My best friend offered to stay at my home and take care of my cat for free while I’m gone for the weekend. My friend’s boyfriend, though, is a little off. Am I crazy to turn down my best friend’s offer based on sheer speculation about the guy she’s dating?
Cat proofing your house can be tricky. Some kittens can get into everything. If you’re bringing home a new cat or kitten make sure you’re ready! Here are seven steps you should take to make your home a little safer and more cat proof!
Your cat probably has a life expectancy of twelve to 18 years. That’s a pretty long time, but it’s not nearly enough. Of course, our cats can’t live forever, but we can certainly take steps to make our time with them last as long as possible.
Despite the cliché about fighting like cats and dogs, it’s perfectly possible for the two species to live happily under one roof. To keep your home a peaceable kingdom, you’ll want to arm yourself with some know-how before introducing a new dog to your resident feline.
Cats are savvy communicators, using nearly every part of their bodies to “talk.” They express their needs and wants in a variety of ways, especially through their body language. Here are a few things your cat may be trying to communicate to you.
There are very few people who can resist the lure of tuning in to a good cat video. That might be why some cat videos are so ridiculously popular on YouTube! Here’s a roundup of the greatest YouTube cat videos of all time, which we’ve compiled using the platform’s total view counts.
Lots of cats have a reputation for being shy, running to hide under the bed when guests come over, or refusing to come out of their carrier at the veterinary clinic. The good news is that, with some early kitten socialization training, it doesn’t have to be that way.