Cats can become overly stimulated with too much pent-up energy and no good way to release it. Causes range from boredom to feeling insecure and even to stray cats getting too close to your property. Whatever the cause, these five solutions to aggression can make a huge difference in calming your kitty.
Cats tend to be a lot more sensitive and emotional than most dogs, which is why you see far fewer cats dressed up for Halloween than dogs. Here’s how to determine if dressing up your cat is a good idea and, if so, how to pick a costume that won’t send you to the hospital for deep claw wounds!
Cats have long been associated with Halloween. There are many legends and myths all throughout history that may have added to our modern connection between cats and this holiday. Here are a few that might provide some answers.
Halloween marks the beginning of the holiday season for us humans, but did you know that next to the 4th of July, this October holiday is the most dangerous time of year for our pets? Here are some things to watch out for and safety tips to guarantee your cat stays out of danger
There’s a very familiar odor is wafting from that corner where you keep the litter box out of sight. And now that smell is taking over everything. What can you do? There are many different factors that can contribute to stinky litter, so here’s a primer to help you figure out the solution.
They say that a dog is man’s best friend, but every cat lover knows this isn’t accurate. Cats can also be our best friends, from sweet snuggles at night to head bumps and kneading during the day. We can form bonds with our fuzzy fur babies that truly are deep and long-lasting.
Cats are highly intelligent, motivated, and very trainable if you use the right tools. The best of these tools might just be clicker training. Here are the top five tricks you can teach your kitty within just a week or so.
Have you ever wondered why domestic cats purr but are never seen roaring? Meanwhile, big felines like lions can let out huge roars but never make a simple, happy purr sound. Scientists have a few ideas on why there’s such a divide between the two. Here’s the reason cats who purr don’t roar!
Every day, your cat goes to the litter box, walks around inside it, and even covers their business up before they leave. Then they may go straight to jumping on your nice kitchen counters, into your lap, or onto your dining room table. Is this sanitary? Have you ever wondered just how dirty your cat’s paws are?
Cats have all different forms of separation anxiety, ranging from very mild to all-out destructive. But what causes a cat to hate being alone, especially if the change in behavior comes out of nowhere? These causes of separation anxiety might surprise you.
What’s the best way to do a “cat handshake” and make a great feline first impression? Here are some tips for introducing yourself to a cat properly.
Cats thrive on feeling safe and secure. When their security disappears, a lot of behavior problems can suddenly appear, seemingly out of nowhere. Here are some major signs that your cat may be dealing with insecurity issues.
Has your cat ever meowed non-stop to get your attention? Did you ever wonder where they learned to do that? Well, it turns out that adult cats don’t actually meow to each other. Adult cats typically only meow at people, not other cats.
Have you ever tried to get your cat to take a pill, only to have them immediately spit it out on the floor, right in front of your feet? By following a few simple tips and tricks, you might make pill time a lot less traumatic for both of you.
Catnip is an herb, scientifically called Nepeta Cataria, which is part of the mint family. It drives some cats absolutely wild — but why? And why do some cats seem to not care about catnip at all?
Cats are unique creatures in so many ways! Did you know that your cat’s taste buds are very different from your own? In fact, cats can be picky eaters because of just how differently they perceive taste. Here’s what you should know.
Some people go a little overboard and create cat videos that are so ridiculous, they should probably be given an award show category all their own. Here are five especially silly YouTube cat videos that you absolutely have to see.
Being overweight can be detrimental to a cat’s health. But, just like crash dieting is a bad idea for people, it’s a really bad idea for cats. If you want to help your kitty lose weight, follow these tips to make sure you’re doing it safely.
Cats can develop everything from viral infections in their eyes to glaucoma. As a cat parent, you should pay close attention to the health of your cat’s eyes. Here are the most important things that you should know about your kitty’s vision.
On average, cats clean themselves during half of their waking hours. So if your cat has suddenly stopped self-grooming, this can be a sign that something is very wrong, and they may need to go to the vet right away. Here’s what you should know.
Cats have a weird love-hate relationship with water. Many cats can’t stand water, but there are a few exceptions. Some cat breeds even LOVE to swim! But what’s stranger is how cats have evolved to interact with water. Check out these cat facts about cats and water!