Cat Facts

Why The End Of Daylight Saving Time Drives Some Cats Berserk

Daylight Saving Time ends on November 3rd at 2:00am in 2019. Pets have a circadian rhythm–a biological clock that tells them when to eat, sleep, or exercise. When this rhythm is disrupted, it can cause a lot of anxiety. Here are some ways it can affect your cat and what you can do about it.

by Mike Clark
October 25th

National Feral Cat Day: Should Feral Cats Be Tamed?

October 16th is National Feral Cat Day, so it’s a good time to talk about these kitties and how we treat them. When it comes to feral cats, opinions vary on whether or not humans should tame them. Should feral cats be tamed? Here are a few things you should consider before you answer.

by Mike Clark
October 11th

Why Do Cats Knead? 5 Reasons Your Cat Kneads You

Kneading is when your cat alternates their front paws in a rhythmic fashion on a soft, squishy surface. Cats knead on beds, on soft blankets, and sometimes, they knead their humans. Here are five possible reasons why your cat needs to knead.

by Maggie Clancy
October 10th

Why Do Cats Purr? What Are They Saying?

Why do cats purr? It seems like a simple question with a simple answer. Cats purr because they’re happy, right? While this is true, cats also purr for reasons aside from showing how content they are. Here’s what you should know about why cats purr and what they’re saying.

by Maggie Clancy
September 26th

7 Tips For Controlling A Stinky Litter Box

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.

by Stephanie Dube Dwilson
September 13th

Schrödinger’s Cat: What Is It? What Does It Mean?

You may have heard the term “Schrödinger’s Cat” referred to in party conversation or vaguely recall it from high school physics class. It’s a thought experiment, and it’s as famous as it is vexing. But what does it mean? Here’s what you need to know.

by Maggie Clancy
September 12th

Cat Facts: Fun Tidbits About Tabby Cats

The tabby cat is one of the most popular types of cats in America. But just because they’re common doesn’t mean they’re boring. In fact, there are plenty of fascinating facts about tabby cats that you probably don’t know, even if your own kitty is a terrific tabby.

by Maggie Clancy
September 9th

Why Does My Cat Lick Me?

We humans tend to think that when one of our pets licks us, it’s the equivalent of a “kiss,” and it is a way to show love. While love and adoration may be one reason why your cat is licking you, here are several other reasons as to why you may be receiving sandpaper kisses.

by Maggie Clancy
August 15th

5 Diseases Humans Can Catch From Cats

Although most cat diseases only affect other felines, there are diseases you can catch from your cat. While the risk of catching some of these ailments from your cat is low, it’s still helpful to know which illnesses can pass from your cat to you and how to prevent the spread of these diseases.

by Maggie Clancy
August 7th

Can You Die From A Cat Allergy?

Ten percent of the human population has pet allergies, and cat allergies are twice as common as dog allergies. If you’re one of those allergic individuals, you may be wondering you can actually die from a cat allergy. Here is everything you need to know.

by Maggie Clancy
August 6th
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