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.
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.