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 a massage 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!
There’s a term, “high rise syndrome,” specifically coined for when cats fall out of windows in tall buildings. Its 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.
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.
We humans tend to think that when one of our pets licks us, it’s the equivalent of a “kiss,” and it is 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.
Feeling tiny bits of litter sand between your toes whenever you’re barefoot in the home kind of comes with the cat owning 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.
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.
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.
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.
What is 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.
Ten percent of the human population has pet allergies, and cat allergies are twice as common as dog allergies. If you’re one of those allergic individuals, you may be wondering you can actually die from a cat allergy. Here is everything you need to know.
August 22nd is National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! An American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) survey shows that nearly one in ten cat owners never take their cat to the vet, and 27 percent only do so when they believe their cats are sick. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The best way to protect your cat from ticks is to prevent ticks from being able to use your cat as a buffet. But let’s say you have found a tick on your cat. How exactly do you go about removing it? Here’s how to do it safely.
There is a common misconception that every human year equals seven cat years. This is not how you accurately measure out cat years, which isn’t an exact number. Here’s what you should know about cat years and how long cats tend to live.
If you have ever donated blood or needed surgery, you are more than familiar with your blood type. But what about your cat’s blood type? Knowing your cat’s blood type can be vital in times of emergency. Here is everything you need to know about the different cat blood types.
When I had the chance to give Merrick’s Purrfect Bistro Bon Appétits Morsels in Gravy to my cat, Pookie, I was pumped. Maybe this nutrient-rich addition would finally keep her from crying at odd hours at the night for a tiny bit more food. Here’s her review.