Social Petworking Month takes place all throughout June, and it’s a chance to use social media for the benefit of pets who are looking for forever homes. There are several ways to participate that can make a positive impact on the lives of pets waiting to find loving families.
Some cats just don’t like when you pick them up or hold them in your arms, even if it’s just for some loving snuggles. Here are a few reasons your cat might not enjoy being picked up or held.
Cats are good at figuring things out for themselves. They’re naturally curious, great explorers, and good at making a toy out of anything. If you’re not careful, your cat might outsmart you sometimes. Here are ten of the smartest cat breeds in the world.
The mama cats in these stories have motherly instincts and will do whatever it takes to protect their youngsters, even if their kids aren’t the same species. Whether moms are biological, adopted, or foster, they deserve to be celebrated on Mother’s Day.
You may have noticed that your cat is starting to eat items that are not food, like plastic. It can be dangerous and present choking hazards or cause gastrointestinal blockage. This behavior is called Feline pica, and here’s what you should know about it.
Easter is on the way, and many families celebrate with food, gifts, and fun. However, the holiday can present a few dangers for cats. While you’re enjoying your Easter feasting and fun, keep these safety tips in mind, and spread the word to help other families keep their cats safe, too.
Now is a good time to do some spring cleaning. It can be tough to keep up with replacing and repairing all the stuff that we need to take care of our cats, but it’s important. Old, expired, or worn-out items can be a health hazard for our feline family members.
Cats may be great at keeping themselves clean, but sometimes they need a little extra help from their humans. There are circumstances where bathing is necessary, especially for cats who have trouble cleaning themselves.
March 13th is World Sleep Day–a day to celebrate sleep and its importance for our health. The kitties in these videos are just too sleepy to bother with beds, and they can’t stay away for one more second!
One thing many cat owners can count on every spring is a home covered in kitty hair. Shedding is perfectly normal for cats this time of year. While you can’t stop it, there are some things you can do to deal with the mess.
The third full week in March is National Poison Prevention Week, and March also happens to be Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month. Spread the word so we can teach cat owners ways of keeping their kitties safe from poisoning.
As we humans grumpily “spring forward” and lose an hour of much-needed sleep, some of our feline friends are equally annoyed by the Daylight Saving Time switch. Here’s why they go bonkers and what you can do about it.
Many cats have separation anxiety that can lead to behaviors like excessive meowing, compulsive grooming, loss of appetite, vomiting, and eliminating outside of the litter box. But there are steps you can take to calm this nervous behavior in your kitty when you travel.
Professional Pet Sitters Week is celebrated each year during the first full week of March. It’s a perfect time to say thanks to the wonderful people who care for your kitties while you’re away or visit them while you’re at work.
Your love for your cat knows no limits, and you want to make sure that your kitty understands how much of a special place they hold in your heart. Here are five of the best tips for making sure your kitty knows how you feel in honor of Love Your Pet Day!
Cats can easily be accidentally poisoned by many common things you probably have in or around your home, including plants, foods, medications, and chemicals. Here are the top accidental causes of cat poisoning that you should watch out for.
Usually our feline friends can channel the spirits of their jungle-dwelling, tree-climbing ancestors to make almost gravity-defying jumps. These are not those cats. Check out these funny videos of cats who tried to jump, but failed.
If you’re interested in helping dogs, cats, and other animals that are waiting for forever homes at your local animal shelter, there are plenty of things to consider. There’s bound to be a volunteer position that fits your capabilities. Here’s what you need to know to volunteer!
There are many commercially available medications to treat and prevent fleas, but some cat owners rely on natural flea treatments for cats to avoid side effects and over-medication. Here are ten natural flea treatments and repellents that many cat lovers have found success with.
Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us. Maybe you, like many Americans, are looking forward to a party with friends, food, drinks, and football. However, a Super Bowl party can be very different from a cat’s perspective. Here are a few tips that will help you make sure your cat is safe during the big game.
Vets and doctors understand anesthesia better today than they did several decades ago. It’s fairly safe when administered properly with up-to-date protocols. Anesthesia still poses some risks; although, bad reactions to anesthesia rarely happen in cats, and there are ways to reduce those risks.