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.
In celebration of May 7 being National Teacher’s Day, we’re going over some tricks that are easy for your kitty to learn and will impress your friends and family! Check out these five tricks and commands you can teach your cat, including sit, high five, and hug.
Cat toys aren’t all fun and games for your cat; whether elaborate or simple, toys give your cat exercise, mental stimulation, a chance to act on hunting instincts, and a way to bond with you. Here are a few things to know about picking the right cat toys.
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.
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.
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.
We all know that cats are naturally clean creatures. Your favorite feline is skilled in the art of using a wet tongue and paw combo to clean themselves. However, that doesn’t mean you can skip putting a regular grooming regime into place.
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.
Any cat owner can tell you the worst part of traveling is leaving your precious kitty home without you, but there are some things we can do to reduce our own anxiety while we’re away.
Whether you get the occasional sniffle or you’ve got itchy eyes and skin rashes, cat allergies can be a pain. But they don’t mean you have to forgo having a feline friend. Here’s a list of tips to manage cat allergens around your living space.
One thing many cat owners can count on every spring is a home covered in kitty hair. Shedding is perfectly normal for cats this time of year. While you can’t stop it, there are some things you can do to deal with the mess.
If you allow it, cats can be talkative. Sometimes it’s welcome, and we all loving having two-way conversations with our kitties from time to time. However, at three in the morning, the calling, meowing, and howling can be a bit much.
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.
Not all cats are so independent, and many of them get separation anxiety when we’re gone for too long. If you’re going to be traveling and you’re worried about your cat’s anxiety, these tips can help your kitty cope.
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.
February is Responsible Pet Owners Month, and its a great time to learn about ways to keep your cat in shape and in good health. A solid diet and exercise program can help your cat get out of life in the fat lane and help them live longer.
When you have a party on Super Bowl Sunday, make sure your cat stays safe while you enjoy the game, food, and drinks. Here are a few tips that can help you celebrate while keeping your kitty out of harm’s way.
Many experts believe making homemade cat food can lead to a healthier, happier life for your cat, but there’s a lot of contradictory information online. Learn how to make nutritious food for your cat safely.
You probably know that cat pee can be incredibly difficult to get rid of completely. Here are the best ways to clean cat urine when it lands outside the litter box.
January is International Brain Teaser Month, and your kitty might want to get in on the celebration. Try these fun brain games that will keep your kitty’s mind sharp and let them use their natural instincts.
Feral cats have it tough during the cold winter months. Here are some simple steps you can take to keep your feral cat colony safe from the elements.