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?
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?
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
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
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…
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
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?
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?
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
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…
Do Cats Recognize Their Own Names?
December 19, 2022
Did you ever wonder if cats knew their names? Unlike dogs, cats don’t typically come when called. However, the fact that your cat doesn’t move an inch when you call her name doesn’t necessarily mean she doesn’t know it. Cats do recognize their names, according to a study published in…
Why You Shouldn’t Declaw Your Cat
December 12, 2022
You may consider these arguments against declawing a cat or declawing along with neutering if a veterinarian suggests it. However, before deciding on your pet’s surgery, have all the facts. Declawing is not Nail Trimming Declawing involves amputation of the first joint of the cat’s toes. Whether this procedure is…
Depression in Cats: Symptoms and Causes
December 5, 2022
Many people unfairly believe that cats are aloof and unemotional creatures with no particular attachment to their owners, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, cats and humans have nearly identical parts of the brain that control emotions, implying cats could feel emotions similar to how we…
Vikings and Their Love of Cats
November 28, 2022
Throughout history, cats have played an essential role in many cultures. People have used them for practical purposes, owned them as domestic companions, and sometimes attributed spiritual or mystical attributes to them. What about the Vikings? Cats were used in a variety of ways by the Vikings. When the Vikings…
The Amazing Power of Your Cat’s Sense of Smell
November 21, 2022
Compared to humans, cats have a 14x stronger sense of smell. This is because the cat’s nasal organ has a larger capacity than the human’s and is probably the most important sensory organ of a cat is her nose. The sense of smell is vital to the survival of cats….
How to Allow Your Indoor Cat Safely Experience the Outdoors
November 14, 2022
As a cat parent, you might feel guilty about never allowing your indoor cat outside, especially if she shows interest. But, unfortunately, most cats ‘ask’ to go outside without understanding what awaits them. Some pet parents alleviate this craving by creating a stimulating indoor environment for their cats by using…
Feral Cats: Who They Are, and Why They’re Not Considered Stray Cats
November 7, 2022
You may have heard the term “feral” used interchangeably with “stray” or “outdoor” cats, but this isn’t accurate. So what exactly is a feral cat? Feral cats have unique characteristics; they are considered wild and are often unable to live indoors. Due to this, they usually live outdoors their entire…
All You Need to Know About the Beautiful Calico Cat
October 31, 2022
Regardless of their fur pattern or coloring, all cats are unique in their way. So you might wonder why some cats, like calico cats, are more eye-catching than others. We’re here to help you learn more about calico cats, whether you’re looking to adopt one or want some fun facts…
Aoshima (Cat Island)
October 24, 2022
Known as “Cat Island,” Aoshima, Japan, is a sleepy island in the Ehime Prefecture, with feline residents outnumbering humans by about eight to one. Aoshima was once a bustling fishing island, but now only a few human residents are left. However, the cat population is thriving. They were initially introduced…
8 Famous Cats in Movies
October 17, 2022
There has been a love affair with cats in cinema for more than a century, dating back as far as the 1901 silent short film The Sick Kitten. Of course, there are times when cats are cute, and there are times when they are creepy, but a movie is almost…