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.
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!
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, your cat is still uncomfortable with their litter box. In these situations, you might be dealing with a surprising cause of litter box aversion — hip dysplasia. Here’s what you should know.
We’ve all heard about how cats LOVE catnip. They’ll drool, run around happily, and sometimes just space out with joy when they get their paws on the stuff. But did you know there are other plants that might have the same effect on your cat?
If you start sneezing and get red, watery eyes every time you’re around cats, you might not be doomed to a life without a kitty to cuddle. Some people can develop an immunity to specific, individual cats.Here’s what you should know.
If your cat is in pain, you may miss some of the signs if you don’t know what to look for. Kitties don’t typically display pain as overtly as other animals might. Here are a few signs that can help you tell if your cat is hurting.
Long-haired cats with their luxuriously soft fur and beautiful appearance can be a joy to own. But they also require a little more attention in the grooming department. You’ll need to be prepared to brush them frequently and keep mats from forming.
The first time a cat catches a glimpse of themselves in the mirror, they usually go absolutely bonkers! They’ll puff themselves up really big, walk on their tiptoes, and maybe even try to attack their own reflection. But why?
Cats can be very independent. They tend to take pretty good care of themselves. However, they can’t do everything on their own, so it’s up to us to be responsible. That’s why you should learn these seven important tips that could save your cat’s life.
Tornado season mostly occurs from March to June in the area of the US known as Tornado Alley. It’s especially important to be aware and have a plan that includes your cats and other pets during that time.
Professional Pet Sitters Week starts on March 7th in 2021! We know you love your cat sitter or you wouldn’t have hired them. But how do you know if your cat loves the pet sitter you picked? Here are a few “fur sure” signs that you found the perfect sitter for your furry companion.
Cats love to scratch. The feeling they get running their claws on a hard surface can be relaxing and calming. But when your cat chooses to use your favorite furniture as a scratching post, it’s not very relaxing for you! Here’s what you can do.
Sure, we’ve all seen photos, videos, cartoons, and movies where cats happily lap up milk. It’s an old cliché at this point. But the truth is most cats can’t digest milk at all. Here’s what you should know about cats and milk.
Raising a tame cat who’s social and outgoing requires a combination of a good upbringing, even from the time the kitten is in the womb, early handling, and a mom cat with a good temperament. Here are some tips to help your kitten grow into a social adult cat.
Cats may not always run to the door with their tails wagging when you get home like dogs do, but they have plenty of other ways they show their love. Here are a few signs that your cat loves you.
In the spirit of Presidents Day, it’s a good time to think about our world leaders. Maybe a feline ruler wouldn’t be such a bad idea. They seem to have a lot of power over us already, anyway! Meet these seven amazing cats who ran for political office. Find out which of them actually got the job!
People like to talk about the funny quirks that cats have, but did you know that cat owners have a lot of quirks too? Yes, it’s true! You are likely doing a few things that are driving your cat absolutely crazy. Are you guilty of any of these?