Health

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

Cat Obesity: Causes & How To Tell If Your Cat Is Overweight

October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, but obesity is a problem for our pets all year long. It’s important to learn the causes, the ways to spot the problem, and how to fight obesity to keep our cats healthy. Here’s what you should know about feline obesity.

by CatTime
October 8th

4 Awesome Cat Health Tips For National Pet Wellness Month

October is National Pet Wellness Month. Sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the goal of this day is to educate pet owners on the importance of regular wellness exams and preventative healthcare. Here’s what you can do to keep your cat healthy and happy all year long.

by Susan Pi
October 1st

Can Cats Eat Grapes? Are Grapes Safe For Cats?

When it comes to the question of “Can cats eat grapes?” the short answer is yes they can, but they probably shouldn’t. And as with all human foods, you should ask your vet before you even attempt to feed any grapes to your cat. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 30th

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

Can Cats Eat Dog Food? Is Dog Food Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat dog food? The short answer is no, they shouldn’t. Even though it’s probably not deadly for your cat to take a bite or two of dog food, they shouldn’t indulge very often in their canine pals’ dinner. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 24th

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

Can Cats Eat Eggs? Are Eggs Good For Cats?

The answer to that question is yes, cats can eat eggs in moderation, though you must ask your veterinarian before you feed eggs to your cat. There are many situations where eggs can be harmful to cats. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 9th

Can I Feed My Cat Tuna? Is Tuna Safe For Cats?

The answer to that question is yes, most cats can safely eat some tuna, but only in moderation and only under certain conditions. In some circumstances, tuna can be very harmful to cats. Here’s what you should know about feeding tuna to cats.

by Mike Clark
September 6th

Can Cats Eat Rice? Is Rice Safe For Cats?

The answer to that question is yes, most cats can safely eat some rice, though there are a few exceptions. You should always ask your veterinarian before feeding your cat any human foods, including rice. Here’s what you should know about feeding rice to cats.

by Mike Clark
August 30th

Can Cats Eat Chicken? Is Chicken Safe For Cats?

The short answer is a resounding yes, you can feed your cat chicken. However, as with all foods, you should ask your vet first and follow a few guidelines. Read on to discover some of the safety considerations involved when feeding chicken to a domestic cat.

by Phillip Mlynar
August 29th
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