Maggie Clancy

    How To Tell If It’s Time To Get A New Litter Box

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    September 15th

    6 Ways To Keep Your Cat Safe From Falling Out Of Open Windows

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    September 10th

    7 Ways To Keep Cat Litter From Tracking Everywhere

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    September 9th

    5 Ways To Help A Cat Who’s Lonely But Hates Other Cats

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    September 8th

    How To Give Your Cat The Best Massage Ever

    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!

    by Maggie Clancy
    September 7th

    Zoonotic Diseases: 5 Diseases Humans Can Catch From Cats

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    September 7th

    Why Does My Cat Lick Me?

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    September 3rd

    Ribbon & Cats: How Dangerous Is Ribbon?

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    August 23rd

    What Is Caterwauling? Why Do Cats Caterwaul?

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    August 13th

    5 Ways To Prep Your Cat For ‘Back To School’ Season

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    August 3rd

    Cat Facts: 5 Amazing Ways Your Cat Stays Cool In The Summer

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    June 22nd

    Prednisone For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    June 14th

    5 Ways To Keep Your Cat From Ruining Your Sex Life

    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.

    by Maggie Clancy
    June 1st
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