You can pick up on the early signs of feline hearing loss by paying attention to certain behaviors, like your cat seeming to becoming less responsive to sounds you make, sleeping heavier than usual, or meowing louder than normal. Here’s what you should know.
November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, so it’s a good time to go over preparing your home for an older feline, whether you plan to adopt or your current kitty resident is getting up there in years. Here are a few ways you can make your home more senior-cat-friendly.
Most cat owners consider themselves Crazy Cat Ladies 365 days a year, and Halloween is as good of a time to show it off as ever. If you are looking for a last minute costume to put together, chances are good that you already have everything you need to make a Crazy Cat Lady costume.
There’s no way around it–when you adopt a new cat, you’re going to need to provide them with a litter box to use. Not only that, but you might have to teach your cat how to use that litter box. Here are the basics.
Sometimes, adopted cats will instantly form strong and trusting bonds with the new humans in their life. In other cases, you’ll need to work on building up trust with a new cat. Here are some tricks and tactics you can take to help get a cat to trust you.
If you’re in the market to rescue or adopt a cat, there are many naturally quiet cat breeds that you can look out for in shelters and rescues. However, even if you already have a vocal cat, you can still train your kitty to be a bit quieter. Here’s what you need to know about quiet cats!
September 28th is known as Ask A Stupid Question Day. In the spirit of this odd hashtag holiday, no question is too silly to ask, especially before adopting a cat! Here are three things first-time cat owners might be relieved to know the answers to.
When a hurricane is approaching your home, you need to be concerned for the safety of your whole family, including your cat. It’s’ important to have a disaster preparedness plan so you know exactly what to do to protect all of your family members, even the furry ones.
Food puzzle toys have been shown to reduce stress and boredom in cats, and they’re very easy to make on your own. Give these do-it-yourself puzzles a try!
Wildfires endanger natural resources, property, people, and of course, beloved pets. If you haven’t already prepared your human family and pets with a plan that includes what to do in the event of an evacuation, now is the time.
There’s a term, “high rise syndrome,” specifically coined for when cats fall out of windows in tall buildings. Its especially prevalent in summer months when people keep windows open to let fresh air in. So how do you go about keeping your cat safe? Here are some tips.
Your love for your cat knows no limits, and you want to make sure that your kitty understands how much of a special place they hold in your heart. Here are five of the best tips for making sure your kitty knows how you feel.
Feeling tiny bits of litter sand between your toes whenever you’re barefoot in the home kind of comes with the cat owning package. Fortunately, there are ways you can help your messy kitty keep their litter in the box and not scattered all around it and your home.
Some cats make such a fuss about being in cat carriers that their parents let them roam freely in the car while traveling to the veterinarian. While this may seem like the most humane solution, it actually puts you and your cat in danger. Pick a safe, comfortable cat carrier, instead.
Cats are fairly independent animals, so it may come as a surprise that separation anxiety in cats isn’t all that uncommon. Separation anxiety can be the root of many unwanted behaviors, and reducing your cat’s anxiety will keep them happier, healthier, and less destructive when you leave home.
If you follow these tips, you may have a new friend before you know it!
Pool noodles are fun for kids enjoying a summer swim, but they’re also incredibly useful for DIY projects and creative solutions to problems around the home. If you have some pool noodles lying around, give some of these projects a try. They may make life easier or more fun for you and your cat.
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.
July 22 is known as Hammock Day all around the world. It’s a hashtag holiday usually celebrated by humans, but what’s to stop you letting your cat in on the hammock action? Here’s a round-up of DIY cat hammock tutorial videos.
Despite the cliché about fighting like cats and dogs, it’s perfectly possible for the two species to live happily under one roof. To keep your home a peaceable kingdom, you’ll want to arm yourself with some know-how before introducing a new dog to your resident feline.
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’s the ins and outs of why it’s something you really need to get around doing before the month is out.