Can your cat get a sore throat? The short answer is yes, cats can get sore throats, just like us humans. In fact, in many cases, a cat’s sore throat could be due to catching a case of cat flu. Here’s what you should look for.
Glaucoma in cats is a condition where fluid in the eye fails to drain properly. This can bring about vision issues for the cat and a swelling of one or both eyes. If glaucoma in cats isn’t treated properly, it can lead to blindness. Here’s what you should know.
We’re celebrating May 19th as #WeSayThanks Day to honor all those essential workers who are still out there keeping us safe during the pandemic. Of course, we can’t thank our firefighters enough. Luckily, resident firehouse cats are also supporting our heroes!
There’s something calming and reassuring about hearing and feeling a cat purr. But have you ever wondered how exactly it is that cats purr? What is that sound they’re making? Let’s take a detailed look at how cats purr.
The main goals of The International Cat Association (TICA) are to register the pedigrees of breeds of cats; to organize, license, and oversee cat shows around the world; to establish breed standards; and to also help foster friendly relationships between cat owners across the globe. Here’s what you should know.
Female cats are pregnant for around nine weeks. During this time period, a cat might also show visible signs of change, including putting on weight, having a swollen abdomen, and even morning sickness. Here’s what you need to know about feline pregnancy.
Have you ever wondered whether cats can see color? Or if they’re completely colorblind? The short answer is yes, cats can see some colors, but not the same range that we can. Let’s dig into how cats see and which colors their eyes can detect.
The Cat Fancier’s Association is a non-profit organization that boasts the largest registry of pedigree cats in the world. Feline circles often refer to the organization as the CFA. Here’s what you should know.
Your cat’s faithful litter box isn’t exactly the most eye-catching of additions to the homestead. But that doesn’t mean you can’t bring a little bit of style to the poop station by accessorizing with an equally essential litter box mat.
Cleaning and maintaining your cat’s litter box is not exactly the highlight of adopting a feline. But is’s a vital chore that nevertheless needs doing. It’s also a task that can be made far easier if you stock up on the right sorts of cleaning products and litter box deodorizers.
You’re probably aware that May 10th is Mother’s Day in 2020, right? But even if you’re not a mom or don’t know any moms of human kids, we can still celebrate the holiday as a feline-focused occasion to honor all the cat moms out there! Here are some great ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with cats.
Any cat adopter knows that many felines don’t exactly enjoy when you ask them to hop in the cat carrier. But don’t despair! These days, there are cat carriers on the market that have been specially designed to appeal to your feline and offer a higher level of traveling comfort.
One of the easiest and most beneficial ways to take your feline supplies in a greener direction is to switch to eco-friendly cat litters. They’re made out of renewable, biodegradable materials, like paper, nuts, and even grass! Here are five eco-friendly litters for cat parents who want to go green.
Losing socks happens so frequently that the situation has birthed a hashtag holiday, Lost Sock Memorial Day, which takes place on May 9th. What better way to refresh your sock collection than by taking it in a feline-themed direction?
In celebration of May 7 being National Teacher’s Day, we’re going over some tricks that are easy for your kitty to learn and will impress your friends and family! Check out these five tricks and commands you can teach your cat, including sit, high five, and hug.
May is known as peak spring time for many of us, but it’s also Chip Your Pet Month. So if you haven’t yet had your cat microchipped, here are the ins and outs of why it’s something you really need to get around doing before the month is out.
You may easily clean up the occasional build up of gunk in your cat’s eyes, but eye discharge in cats could also indicate a more serious condition or an infection that needs treating. Here’s what you should know.
A fever in your cat is a symptom that can signal illnesses, infections, or more serious diseases. When it comes to fevers in cats, vets consider a body temperature of over 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit to be the threshold. Here’s what you should know.
What if you notice that your cat is sneezing a lot? Should you have cause for concern? The short answer is yes, if your cat is sneezing frequently then it’s best to err on the side of caution and contact your vet. Sneezing in cats could be nothing to worry about, or it could be a sign of a serious issue.
Head pressing in cats is a compulsive behavior that can signify a deeper issue with the animal’s nervous system. If you notice your cat pressing their head against a wall or other object, you must consult your vet right away. Head pressing in cats can be an indicator of a serious underlying condition.
Eye swelling is a common issue in cats that can be brought on by a number of different causes. In some cases, swollen eyes can be a mild problem to overcome, but it can also be a side effect of a more serious issue. Here’s what you should know.