Banana Day: Can Cats Eat Bananas?
April 17 is officially recognized as Banana Day! You'll probably be happy to know that most cats can occasionally eat bananas without problems, but there are exceptions. Here's what you should know about cats and bananas.
Hip Dysplasia: A Surprising Cause of Litter Box Aversion In Cats
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, your cat is still uncomfortable with their litter box. In these situations, you might be dealing with a surprising cause of litter box aversion--hip dysplasia. Here's what you should know.
National Hairball Awareness Day: When Are Hairballs A Problem?
National Hairball Awareness Day--the last Friday in April--serves as an annual reminder for all friends of felines to learn a bit more about hairballs and evaluate the health of their cats. Here's what you should know!
Are Lilies Dangerous For Cats?
This is especially important to talk about around Easter, as many people bring home Easter lilies without considering the danger they present to pets. If you have cats in your family, read on and think twice about bringing those beautiful lilies home!
6 Vital Steps To Take If You Don’t Agree With Your Vet’s Diagnosis
It's hard to deal with potentially heartbreaking--and expensive--news in the heat of the moment. However, there are some steps you should consider taking when you're faced with a vet's diagnosis that you weren't expecting or don't agree with.
6 Cat Grooming Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
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.
Debating Keeping Your Cat Indoors Or Letting Them Outside?
Cats love the great outdoors. But humane associations agree that an indoor life is far healthier for them. If you're still on the fence about whether to let your cat roam outside, here are a few things to consider.
St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips For You And Your Cat
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer—they're all part of St. Patrick’s Day! But there are a few hazards all cat owners should keep in mind before their festivities—and we aren't just talking about leprechauns.
Happy World Spay Day: Time To Get It Done
World Spay Day is observed on the last Tuesday in February every year. TIt's a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed--as well as neutering their male pets--to keep the pet population under control.
Tips To Keep Your Cat Safe This Valentine’s Day
Looking for a little romance on Valentine's Day? Make sure and look out for your pet's safety, too, as items that show affection can be deadly for dogs and cats. Here are some tips for keeping furry family members safe on this holiday.
Is It My Fault My Cat Isn’t Getting Enough Exercise?
While it's cool to embrace the idea of felines snacking and napping their way through the day, there are a few steps you can take as a responsible cat owner to ensure that your cat is getting adequate exercise.
7 Safety Tips For The Home When You Have A Cat
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.
Cat Facts: 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Cat’s Paws
Did you know that cats sweat out of their paws? Or that their paws are color coordinated? Check out these fascinating facts about your cat's paws!
6 Things You Can Do To Become A Better Cat Parent
You might consider cats to be low maintenance pets, but that doesn't give you an excuse to get complacent. Here's a checklist of things to do right now to make yourself a better cat parent.
Hypothermia In Cats: Symptoms And What To Do
ere’s what you need to know about hypothermia (low body temperature) and how to prevent it from ever happening to your beloved furry friends.
CatTime Review: Does Oxyfresh Pet Deodorizer Stop Litter Box Stink?
We test the Oxyfresh Pet Deodorizer, which claims it "completely neutralizes bad odors" that might be percolating around your cat's litter box. How did it fare in a field test? Here's what happened.
November Is Pet Diabetes Month
With more than half of all U.S. dogs and up to 60 percent of all cats suffering from obesity, diabetes is also on the rise; find out how to prevent this disease during Pet Diabetes Month.
Why Do I Feel Anxious About Adopting A Senior Cat?
November is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month, and you may want to celebrate by adopting a senior cat. But it's also natural to have some doubts about what you're getting into, isn't it?
Stress Awareness Day: How Cats Can Lower Your Stress Levels
Stress Awareness Day takes place on November 7th, and there's real scientific research that shows cats can lower your stress levels!
Feline Obesity Is Your Fault, Not Your Cat’s
With feline obesity being a real and common problem, I'm always surprised by how many cat owners seem relatively clueless about about how much food their cat is meant to be eating -- whether to maintain weight or trim a couple of pounds.