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Can Cats Eat Dog Food?

Can Cats Eat Dog Food?

March 20, 2023

Many cats seem to go out of their way to eat dog food. Sometimes the grass is greener on your neighbor’s lawn, and sometimes the food on someone else’s plate looks better. While you probably wouldn’t spoil your neighbor’s property or steal food from someone else’s plate, cats probably would….

Why Does My Cat Loaf?

Why Does My Cat Loaf?

March 13, 2023

There is something curious about a cat’s behavior when it lounges around. Why does a cat loaf? Scientists have been studying this question for years, and while they have not come to a definitive answer, they have uncovered some interesting facts about cat loafing. For one, cats tend to loaf…

Does My Cat Know When I'm Sad?

Does My Cat Know When I’m Sad?

March 6, 2023

Cats can develop an emotional bond with their owners that many people believe is unmatched by dogs. While some cats will sleep near or on top of you in the morning, this may be because they want warmth from your body temperature rather than showing love for what is going…

How to Safely Get Your Cat in a Carrier

How to Safely Get Your Cat in a Carrier

February 27, 2023

Although cats are the most common type of pet, they are taken to the veterinarian much less frequently than dogs. It can be challenging to educate a cat to go into its carrier if it does not get out very often (unless it is an outdoor cat, which is not…

How to Brush Your Cat's Teeth

How to Brush Your Cat’s Teeth

February 20, 2023

Cats need to keep their teeth in good condition. They use it to catch, kill and tear up prey. Good teeth are essential for your cat’s health.   Cats often suffer from dental problems. In addition to dental defects, dental plaque and tartar are also quite common. This can cause…

How To Prepare For Kittens With Your Pregnant Cat

How To Prepare For Kittens With Your Pregnant Cat

February 13, 2023

Are you ready for the adorable queen you care for to give birth to her kittens? Is this the first time you’ve seen your cat give birth? Although it is ideal for letting a mother cat do her job when it comes to giving birth to her kittens, you should…

What Are Signs My Cat May Have Cancer

What Are Signs My Cat May Have Cancer

February 6, 2023

Cancer is a scary diagnosis for a beloved cat. If caught in its early stages you can expect to have good treatment options, and your cat can go on to live a happy life for many years. Knowing the signs of cancer in cats is vital. Science has made a…

Ways To Help Your Cat Lose Weight

Ways To Help Your Cat Lose Weight

January 30, 2023

Overweight cats make up more than half of all pet cats. And, while it’s easy to dismiss a few extra ounces as just extra-fluffy fur, excess fat has serious consequences. Whether it’s the risk of a shorter lifespan, an increased risk of health problems, or simply mobility issues, even a…

Why Do Cats Hate Water?

Why Do Cats Hate Water?

January 23, 2023

Cats have a complicated relationship with water. Some cats enjoy swimming, while others avoid it like the plague because they are afraid of getting wet or drowning if Lake Michigan is ever flooded! However, you feel about your feline friend’s aquatic tendencies. Whether fascinated by bath time activities like dipping…

Dry Food Versus Wet Food, What's Better?

Dry Food Versus Wet Food, What’s Better?

January 16, 2023

Should I use wet cat food? When you walk into the supermarket or pet store, you are bombarded with different types of cat food: wet, dry, complete, and specific for a breed or age. There is so much choice. But is it better to give your cat wet or dry…

The Unique Anatomy of Cats

The Unique Anatomy of Cats

January 9, 2023

Cats are one of the most fascinating animals that we have the pleasure of calling a pet, companion, or even best friend. On top of being utterly adorable and cuddly, they are also scientific marvels! Their anatomy, characteristics, and physical attributes are what make them some of the most unique…

Why Cats Always Land On Their Feet

Why Cats Always Land On Their Feet

January 2, 2023

Have you ever wondered why cats are so nimble and can always land on their feet? Repeatedly, we have seen cats fall from great heights but always manage to save themselves just in time. Cats are incredibly agile creatures, but even still, it is always surprising to see them land…

What is the Effect of the Full Moon on My Cat?

What is the Effect of the Full Moon on My Cat?

December 26, 2022

Ever wonder if the full moon has anything to do with strange behavior in cats? Have you ever noticed a pattern? So, does the moon affect cats? It certainly seems to be the case in our experience! During the full moon, we’ve noticed cats who exhibit uncharacteristic, quirky, and rebellious…

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10 Cat Facts You May or May Not Know

May 8, 2022

Cats can recognize your voice. So if you think your cat is ignoring you when you call, rest assured, she is.   Cats are actually more popular in the United States than dogs. There are about 88 million cats in the US vs. 75 million dogs.   Cats can solve…

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Polydactyl Cats: Just More Beans to Love

April 6, 2022

Polydactyl cats have become extremely popular in recent times. As a result, more and more people are interested in learning more about this six-toed cat and want to get one of their own. If you are a cat lover intrigued by polydactyl cats, you have come to the right place….

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What to Do if You Find a Stray Cat

January 10, 2022

Cats are adventurous creatures. Even when they have a cozy home with unlimited food and water supply, they still can’t help but go on a bit of quest by themselves. So coming across a cat on one of your travels is not unusual. But if you can’t stop worrying about…

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Litter Box Woes: What To Do if Your Cat Poops or Pees Everywhere but the Litter Box

December 6, 2021

It can feel very frustrating when your cat will just refuse to use the litter box! What is happening here? Are you doing something wrong, or is your cat just stubborn? We’ll help you find a fix to it in no time so just read on! Why is your cat…

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Do Cats See Color?

October 17, 2021

If you’re wondering if your beloved cat sees the colors of the world just like you do, then you’re like the many scientists who have researched cats’ color vision. Here are the results of various studies. Cats’ Color Vision Cats and humans have three types of color-sensitive cells in the…

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Is Running Water Better for Cats?

October 11, 2021

Like humans, animals have their own preferences when it comes to food, water, and daily lifestyle. This is rooted in natural animal instincts that they may have carried with them as they evolved as a species. Our feline friends are no exception to this. You may have noticed that your…

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Smart Tips When Traveling with a Cat

June 14, 2021

No cat owner wants to leave their cat behind. Because pet cats are often considered as part of the family, it is common that they are brought along during travels and vacations. If you are planning to travel and you wish to bring your cat along with you, here are…