Hold on! Isn’t forcing your cat to work for food cruel? Well except in cases where physical health, disability, or limited mobility prevents it, it’s actually beneficial for cats to use their brains to find food for themselves. Here’s what you should know.
Food puzzle toys have been shown to reduce stress and boredom in cats, and they’re very easy to make on your own. Give these do-it-yourself puzzles a try!
The answer to that question is technically yes, most cats can safely eat small, infrequent servings of cheese. However, there are many exceptions, so it is very important that you consult your veterinarian before sharing cheese — or any human foods — with your cat.
September is Happy Cat Month, and while we love making kitties happy every month, it’s a great time to try some new things to treat cats like the royalty they are. Go above and beyond for your feline to make them extra happy this month!
August 28th is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day — a day to celebrate the lives of the cats and other pets who touched our lives and are no longer with us. Whether or not you believe in the Rainbow Bridge, this day is a good opportunity to think about the cats that have been so special to you and to honor their memories.
Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning they need meat. There are, however, many natural foods that you can add to your cat’s meat serving that will help protect against a variety of diseases and conditions and boost your cat’s overall health.
When you adopt a cat, especially one who’s been longing for a loving forever home, you’re welcoming a ball of fur into your life that will shape the way you live, change the way you love, and leave you a different, better person.
It’s a good thing our cats don’t go out and get careers for themselves because there are plenty of jobs cats can do better than humans, and we’d be replaced by felines in a heartbeat. Well, maybe they wouldn’t do the work perfectly, but they still have skills that we just lack.
Cats are fairly independent animals, so it may come as a surprise that separation anxiety in cats isn’t all that uncommon. Separation anxiety can be the root of many unwanted behaviors, and reducing your cat’s anxiety will keep them happier, healthier, and less destructive when you leave home.
August 15th is National Relaxation Day — a day to take it easy and relieve some stress, and your best furry friend can certainly help with that. Being around cats can help reduce blood pressure, anxiety, loneliness, and plenty of other things that stress us out.
Felines have been worshiped as deities around the world since ancient times, so if your cat seems high and mighty, it could just be the spark of divinity that still lives within them from their cat-god ancestors. Here are a few feline deities that your cat could be related to!
Having a cat in your life is a continuous learning experience. Other people just don’t understand all the things we cat lovers know. When you share your whole world with a tiny, purring ball of fur, you start to see things a bit differently, and you become a better person for it.
Heartworm disease is most common in dogs, but it can appear in cats along with more than 30 other species of animals, including humans — though it’s rare. While heartworm disease can appear in cats, it’s different than the way it appears in dogs.
If you’ve noticed a change in your cat’s eye color or their vision seems impaired, you may suspect cataracts of being the cause. Cataracts are sometimes viewed as a condition that only affects the eyes of seniors, but this is not the case with cats.
Cats with extra toes are called “polydactyl” cats, and they aren’t all that uncommon. In fact, a polydactyl cat even made it to the White House. President Theodore Roosevelt had a cat with extra toes named Slippers. Here’s what you should know about felines with extra toes.
There are few things in this world that cats love more than food. Even feral cats who have no desire to interact with humans usually won’t turn down a free meal. For something to grab a kitty’s attention over filling their belly, it has to be pretty important.
These cat stars of YouTube dominate in their sports. In fact, they’d probably take home the gold in the Olympics if we could just do something about that “humans only” rule.
The summer Olympics are back again. It’s fun to cheer on the homeland as athletes compete for shiny things that hang around their necks. But do you know who appreciates dangling shiny things more than anyone else? Cats, of course!
There are plenty of great cat toys on the market, but you don’t need to spend a ton of money to keep your kitty entertained. Bored cats can become destructive, so it’s important to keep them mentally and physically stimulated with fun things to play with. These cat toys are cheap, quick, and easy.
Most cats love food, but for some, eating disorders can cause health concerns. While human eating disorders are well known, feline eating disorders aren’t commonly understood. Here are five cat eating disorders that you should know about.
Cats have the uncanny abilities to look like they are taking the shape of any container or to almost impossibly slip through cracks and openings that seem way too small — but how? Are cats liquid?