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7 Creative Christmas Tree Alternatives For Cat Lovers

If you still want to be festive without running the risk of your kitty destroying the Christmas tree — or worse problems, 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.

by Maggie Clancy
December 3rd

Let’s Talk About Holiday Safety Tips For Cat Lovers

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!

by CatTime
December 1st

6 Cat Breeds That Behave A Lot Like Dogs

Certain cat breeds act more canine than feline with traits like sociability, increased need for affection, an affinity for water, playing fetch, greeting their humans, and even learning basic dog-like commands — all things that most cats just don’t seem to have the time for!

by Alexandra Cannon
November 26th

Top 5 Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Cat Lovers

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.

by CatTime
November 25th

How To Help Your Shy Cat Feel More Comfortable

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.

by CatTime
November 24th

4 Inexpensive Ways To Create Extra Room In Your Home For Your Cat

Is your feline feeling a bit cramped? Cats can really benefit from a few simple additions to their homes, such as well-place cat beds and blankets, boxes and condos, ramps, walkways and steps, and cat doors. Here are a few inexpensive changes you can make to give your cat more space.

by CatTime
November 19th

Tips For Keeping Pets Safe In A Natural Disaster

Wildfires, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters can occur without warning. Evacuation procedures have improved in recent years, and more plans are including pets. As a pet parent, your disaster plan should includes all of your family members, including non-human ones.

by CatTime
November 18th

Road Trip: 7 Car Safety Tips For Families With Cats & Dogs

When you have a family of dogs, cats and humans, how do you safely get the furry members of your family to the vet or grandma’s house for a nice visit? And if you want to take a long car trip, what do you do with your pets? Here are seven car safety tips for multi-species families.

by CatTime
November 12th

6 Ways To Connect With Your Cat On A Deeper Level

Telling people that you love your cat while showing them an endless stream of camera phone pictures is all well and good. But to what extent have you really bonded with that special feline in your life? And how can you strengthen the connection between you and your cat and take it to a deeper level?

by Phillip Mlynar
October 29th

Why Do Cats Bite? What Can You Do About It?

Even the sweetest cat might nip or bite if the occasion arises. The reasons for this behavior make sense to the cat, even though it may seem unprovoked to you. Here are a few possible explanations for your cat’s biting, along with a few possible solutions for curbing the unwanted behavior.

by CatTime
October 26th

Should My Cat Be Using The Toilet?

Should your cat be using the toilet? After all, dealing with a litter box is a hassle, and it can get pretty smelly. Wouldn’t it be best if you could just train your feline friend to use the same toilet you use? The short answer is “no.” Here’s why.

by Marilyn Krieger, CCBC
October 21st
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