How often you replace your cat’s litter box depends on a few factors, like the litter box’s material, how often you clean it, and how many cats are using said litter box. Here’s how to determine when and how frequently you should be replacing your cat’s litter box.
There are lots of reasons as to why your cat might be shy around the litter box or unwilling to relieve themselves there. If this becomes a habit, here are a few things you can do to help your cat start using the litter box again and stop having accidents.
There’s a term, “high rise syndrome,” specifically coined for when cats fall out of windows in tall buildings. It’s especially prevalent in summer months when people keep windows open to let fresh air in. So how do you go about keeping your cat safe? Here are some tips.
Feeling tiny bits of litter sand between your toes whenever you’re barefoot in the home kind of comes with the cat parenting package. Fortunately, there are ways you can help your messy kitty keep their litter in the box and not scattered all around it and your home.
What’s a person to do when their lonely cat would definitely benefit from some social interaction but is hellbent on being a rebel loner? Here are a few tips to help slowly but safely introduce your lonely cat to the idea of socialization and other boredom-busters.
According to the Humane Society, only one in about three thousand calico cats is male. But why are male calicoes so rare? I did some investigating to find out why calico cats are almost always female.
We all know the benefits of getting massages as humans. It can be incredibly relaxing and can help lower blood pressure, improve circulation, soothe sore joints, and more. Turns out, these benefits of massage aren’t exclusive to humans; they are amazing for cats, too!
Although most cat diseases only affect other felines, there are diseases you can catch from your cat. While the risk of catching some of these ailments from your cat is low, it’s still helpful to know which illnesses can pass from your cat to you and how to prevent the spread of these diseases.
We humans tend to think that when one of our pets licks us, it’s the equivalent of a “kiss,” and it’s a way to show love. While love and adoration may be one reason why your cat is licking you, here are several other reasons as to why you may be receiving sandpaper kisses.
Anything that falls under the umbrella of ribbon-like objects, such as string, yarn, twine, tinsel, shoelaces, and even rubber bands have caught many a curious cat’s eye during playtime. But should you let your cat play with ribbon? Is it even safe? Here’s what you need to know.
August 22nd is National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says that less than half of households that have cats in the US seek routine preventative care. Schedule that appointment!
Cats purr, chirp, and occasionally, they make a weird sound that seemingly defies description. It is a mix between a yowl and a whine, but cat-like. It is a drawn-out moan that sounds melodramatic. This is called caterwauling.
While most cats may appear stoic and independent in nature, the sudden disappearance of you or your kids during ‘back to school’ time can cause a lot of stress. Here’s how to make the transition back to the grind of the school year for your cat as easy and calm as possible.
Cat ears are responsible for a lot more than inspiring a trend of adorable headbands for humans. Your cat’s ears are incredible body parts that not only detect sound, but control balance, communicate mood, and even help hunt prey.
Are you having a difficult time balancing your cat with your work schedule? Here are some tips to keep the home office work environment in balance so you can finish the job and still feel like a good cat parent.
There are cat parents who go from “really loving cats” to hoarder status. Animal hoarding is not only dangerous to the animals in the situation, but also to the hoarder themselves. So how does a passion for caring about cats become such a dangerous problem? Here’s what you should know.
Outdoor cats’ paws can suffer bad burns and can even have nerve damage from excessively hot pavement or other surfaces. Here’s how to keep your outdoor cat’s paws safe without cooping them up inside for the next few months.
Even if your cat is a strictly indoor cat, a well-timed escape and slip into the pool can quickly become tragic. Or maybe you have an adventurous cat who loves to take a dip! Whatever the case, here are a few tips for keeping your cat safe when you have a swimming pool.
While the rest of us humans are dripping sweat and standing in front of window air conditioner units to stave off the summer heat, cats seem to have a cool head about it all. Cats may not pant like dogs or sweat like humans, but they do have some pretty interesting and clever ways of staying cool.
Prednisone and prednisolone are steroids used to reduce inflammation, treat some types of cancer, suppress the immune system, and act as an artificial replacement for glucocorticoid when the cat’s body is not making enough on its own. Here’s what you should know.
Whether it’s your first night with someone or you are with a long-term partner, having your cat stare at you from the foot of the bed probably was not a part of either of your fantasies. Here’s how to keep your sex life intact with a feline spectator.