Do you know at what age a kitten can leave its mother? When a breeder shows you a five-week-old kitten and says you can take him home right after you make the payment, would you believe? Well, this isn't really a good breeder. In standard conditions, a kitten can leave its mother at 12 weeks of age; it should never leave its mother before it is 8 weeks old. Wondering … [Read more...] about At what age can a kitten leave its mother and littermates
How do you know if you are ready for a cat? Getting new furniture or just changing a carpet sometimes may be challenging, but we are talking about a living being here. Getting a pet affects both sides: the pet and the new owner. You can't throw a kitten away if it does not satisfy you, and many cats live up to 20+ years. Besides that, the cat is going to change the way … [Read more...] about Six things to ask yourself before getting your first cat
In our previous article, we encouraged you to ask several questions before making your decision to get a kitten. Hopefully, you have made up your mind and are ready. But before that, you must learn what are the places where you could get a good and healthy kitten. Are shelters right places to go, are reputable breeders only ones who can guarantee that their kittens will be … [Read more...] about Where to get a good and healthy kitten?
If you are reading this, we are confident that your cat is more than just a pet to you. He, she, or they are family. And just like us, you want the best for your family, whether it's a child, a cat, or a mother-in-law. Here you will find 37 tips to help you on your way to a happy, healthy cat. Most of these tips you'll be able to implement right away. Environment and fun 1. … [Read more...] about 37 ways to improve your cat’s life
Who is more intelligent, cats or dogs? Most people will say, without hesitation, that dogs are. They are easier to train, help defuse bombs, search for victims, and aid disabled people with their household chores. Cats can help you remember to feed them. If we need to answer in one word, then we'd say yes, cats are smart. They can follow human gestures, manipulate human … [Read more...] about Can we understand how intelligent cats are?
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, there are many … [Read more...] about Four reasons to get two kittens instead of one
Do you want to stop your cat from scratching the door at night? Everyone should have the right to have a healthy, undisturbed sleep at night. Yet as soon as you close the door, the cat starts to scratch at them and meow with an unbelievable intensity. Eventually, it ruins your night, not even talking about the scratches damaging your door. The cat usually ends up being let … [Read more...] about How to stop a cat from scratching bedroom door at night
Stress is one of the most popular reasons for health and behavior problems in cats. The most effective solution is to find the source of the stress and take steps to minimize its impact. In this article, you will learn what the most common causes of stress in cats are, and how to avoid them, or, at least, minimize their impact on your pet. New experience. New things … [Read more...] about Things that stress your cat and what to do about it
Proper use of a litter box is an important part of an indoor cat's life. The age when to start litter training a kitten plays a crucial role. Inadequate training may lead to house soiling, which is the number one reason for cats being left at animal shelters. It's a sad thing, especially if we know, litter training is extremely easy. But at what age should a kitten start … [Read more...] about When should you start to littertrain a kitten?
The best place for a cat litter box is a location that meets several requirements. Cat owners often understand their expectations about where to keep the box. Yet they sometimes forget to think of what the cat wants. Unfortunately, quite often, these interests collide. For example, people love to have small boxes that are out of sight, whereas cats, instinctively, … [Read more...] about What is the best place for a cat litter box?