People like to talk about the funny quirks that cats have, but did you know that cat owners have a lot of quirks too? Yes, it’s true! You are likely doing a few things that are driving your cat absolutely crazy. Are you guilty of any of these?
Cats and kittens can be delightful additions to a family, and between nine and twelve years of age, children start to become more responsible, making this an ideal time to get a cat. Here are a few things to keep in mind that will help your cats and kids stay safe around one another!
Bringing home a pet from an ethical rescue is a great way to start a relationship with the animal that’s sure to be rewarding for many years. Make sure you take some time to review the rescue organization you want to adopt from. Here’s a checklist of what they should offer!
Creating a fun, satisfying, and safe environment for your cat doesn’t have to cost a small fortune or take up hours of your time. In fact, with a little cat-centric thinking, you can easily retool your home to become a feline wonderland. Here are five super simple hacks to start cat-ifying your abode.
Dandruff is different than cat dander, which is compromised of a cat’s saliva and dead skin cells. It can be a symptom of many different issues that your cat may have. Some are rather benign, but other times, dandruff can be a sign of something more serious.
Cats have nine lives. Cats always land on their feet. Yes, these sayings are all well and good, but in the real world there are some vital safety steps that you absolutely must put into place at home to ensure that your feline avoids harm. Here are some helpful safety tips.
Humans aren’t the only ones who love the change of weather every winter. Even some cats love the snow! The kitties in these pictures sure look like they are enjoying the snow, too! Do you have who likes playing in the snow?
If cats could talk, they’d probably have a lot to say. They manage to tell us a lot without words and do a good job of getting what they want from us with their own mysterious ways of communicating. But can you imagine if they could talk like humans? Here are ten things they might say!
January 14th is known as International Kite Day. Of course, as cat lovers, our favorite kites feature flying felines floating in the breeze! So in honor of this celebration, here’s a showcase of five of our favorite cat-centric kites on Instagram.
January is International Brain Teaser Month, and your kitty might want to get in on the celebration. Your cat needs mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy. Try keeping your kitty’s mind active with some of our favorite brain games for cats.
While things like gingerbread cookies, presents, and holiday music may make us humans feel festive, there are certain aspects of Christmas that may have your cat thinking this holiday is solely about them. Here’s why your cat believes Christmas is all about celebrating their feline glory.
We all know the usual Christmas myths and legends, like Santa Claus climbing down chimneys to deliver presents to children across the world. But over in Iceland, there’s a much weirder cat-themed Christmas tale that you might not have heard about. It’s called Jólakötturinn–or, more colloquially, Iceland’s Yule Cat.
Winter is here, which means it’s time to holler the ancient cry of, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!” When those snowflakes come cascading down, cats also like to get in on the frosty fun and games. Although, as you’ll see with these five videos, it’s not always smooth sailing.
If you still want to be festive without running the risk of your kitty destroying the Christmas tree–or worse, like having serious issues after ingesting tinsel–there are ways to have a tree without having a tree. Here are seven Christmas tree alternatives for folks with mischievous kitties.
For many of us, the season brings a few challenges and dangers. When we plan for hazardous winter weather, it’s important to keep our whole families in mind, including our cats! Here are a few tips on how to prepare and keep your cats–and feral cats–safe during winter storms.
Watching a kitten climb the stem of a Christmas tree is undeniably adorable, but beware! Danger lurks, as well. The Holiday Season is fraught with peril for curious kitties who are easily overlooked in the commotion and rush. Let’s talk about cat holiday safety tips!
The table is set and the turkey is cooked to perfection–and somehow your cat has turned your intricately folded napkins into a new scratch toy. Cat owners have a unique Thanksgiving experience; no question about it. Here are five Thanksgiving traditions that cat lovers are all too familiar with.
Thanksgiving is a holiday to spend with friends and family, and that includes our cats. But some parts of our Turkey Day celebrations just aren’t safe for our feline friends. Before you defrost the turkey and welcome guests, read these Thanksgiving safety tips all cat lovers should keep in mind this holiday.
Although holidays often buzz with fun and commotion, they can be scary, or even downright dangerous, for cats. However, a host can make a Thanksgiving Day celebration safe for cats relatively easily with a few simple precautions.
Certain cat breeds act more canine than feline with traits like sociability, increased need for affection, an affinity for water, playing fetch, greeting their owners, and even learning basic dog-like commands–all things that most cats just don’t seem to have the time for!
Some cats weren’t well socialized as kittens, or they may simply have a genetic predisposition to shyness. If your cat is shy, you probably won’t ever turn them into a social butterfly, but you can take steps to help them feel more comfortable in their own skin.