Is your cat afraid of your vacuum cleaner? Why wouldn’t he be? Cats are prone to being scared of things that are loud and unfriendly, especially if that particular cat has had a previous bad experience with vacuums. In this article, you are going to learn how to train your cat to accept the vacuum cleaner and not to be so afraid of it!
Dry cat food was invented by the pet industry as an alternative with longer shelf lives, lower costs of ingredients and logistics and greater convenience for cat owners. No wonder it sells well, because people are the ones who make buying choices, not cats.Read more...
In the previous article, we talked about the most common reasons why cats become overweight or obese. Some of the feedback we’ve received was in the spirit of, “So what if my cat is chubby? He isn’t gonna die because of it, right?”. Well, actually, cats do die of obesity.Read more...
Spaying or neutering a cat seems a very responsible step for pet owners to take, and pet owners are increasingly viewing this surgery as an obvious thing to do. That’s good.
But have you ever wondered whether there are two sides to the story? In this article, you are going to learn not only the benefits of spaying or neutering cats but the disadvantages as well.Read more...
Does your daily schedule look like this: “Wake up, have breakfast, work, work, make dinner, do the laundry, watch TV, put kids to sleep, have fun, shower, brush teeth… oh shoot, I forgot to play with my cat. Okay, I’ll do it tomorrow… Wake up, have breakfast…”Read more...
Do you find it hard to keep your dog out of your cat’s food bowl? Many owners of both dogs and cats struggle with this. We also have had this problem, as we are owners of a dog and three cats. However, it has been a long time since our dog was able to steal any food from our cat, because we have implemented three of the tips below. And now you can, too.
Is your cat shedding excessively? Are you finding cat fur on your clothes, furniture, and constantly floating in the air? While it is not as disturbing as cat litter being everywhere, this problem still calls for an action plan. And here it is! In this article, you are going to find out why cats shed fur, what is considered to be normal and excessive shedding in cats, and how to stop your cat from shedding so much.
Is your cat dragging his bottom on the carpet? This behavior is a good reason to visit a veterinarian because it is commonly linked to anal gland problems in cats. In this article you will learn why cats drag their bottoms along the floor and what to do to make it stop.
“How much should I feed my cat?” is one of the most common questions our clients ask. Veterinarians and cat behaviorists must often answer cat food-related questions, such as what is the best cat food, is dry food better for cats and others. The only straight answer to this question is: Provide your cat enough food to maintain healthy weight and not enough to gain excess weight. Isn’t that brilliant? But what does it mean?
Do you want to keep neighborhood cats out of your garden? There may be different reasons to do so, such as trying to save your flowerbeds and birds, stopping your indoor cat’s urine spraying or redirected aggression, or you may just not be a cat person. In this article, you are going to learn how to keep roaming cats out of your garden easily, effectively, and once and for all.
Have you ever visited a litter of kittens in order to adopt one, and then, without an apparent explanation, your heart has told you to take two? Two kittens or one? What should you decide?
Well, no-one could blame you for it – we all have been there. The great news is that it’s a good idea! If you think you are truly ready for a cat in your life, don’t suppress your feelings – get two kittens!
Is your cat urine marking every corner of your house? Worry no more, because in this article you will learn why cats spray urine and how to stop this natural, but unwanted, behavior.
Keeping your cat indoors may seem an impossible task if you are like most cat owners. When you go out, when you come home, or when you try to let fresh air in, your cat is already there and scoots right out at the first possibility. In some cases, you may not even notice him.