When buying a cat carrier, there are different sizes available at pet stores, so, logical would be a question: "How large cat carrier do I need?" We have devoted our previous articles to getting your cat to accept his carrier, and getting an unwilling cat into a carrier. Now, we want to answer the question related to the size of the carrier itself. Let's start with the … [Read more...] about What Size Cat Carrier Do You Need?
How many litter boxes per cat do you need? It's a common question, and, even if there's no one single "all purpose" answer, we'll start with one right instantly: You should have at least one litter box per cat, plus an additional box. This means, you should have two boxes for one cat, three boxes for two cats and six boxes for five cats. It works well in most cases. As … [Read more...] about How Many Litter Boxes Per Cat Do You Need?
Main feature of sifting litter boxes is their sifting pan, which has holes in the bottom of it, which allows the smaller, clean litter granules to fall through them, but detain wastes and clumps that are larger. Thus, makes it easier separating dirty litter from the clean one. How do sifting pans work? There are two bottom pans for the clean litter. When you pick up the … [Read more...] about Advantages and Disadvantages of Sifting Litter Boxes
Getting an angry cat into a carrier is a hard task. Most cat owners will confirm it. But what about your cat going in it on his free will? Many of you probably grab your head now and say that it is not possible. Here's a little surprise to you. It is possible to train a cat to go inside a pet carrier. On his own free will. We are not gonna lie to you, it is hard, very … [Read more...] about How to Get a Cat into a Carrier Voluntarily
Automatic cat litter boxes are made to make our lives easier. There are several types of them, like most popular ones, self cleaning boxes with combs to scoop the wastes or flushing ones that use permanent litter, which is washable. Automatization of our life, however, doesn't come free. There are several disadvantages of it, and this review will help you to make the … [Read more...] about Advantages and Disadvantages of Automatic Cat Litter Boxes
Cats are well known hunters. In the Medieval Europe they were associated with witch-crafting and were treated like evil animals. The only reason they were at least bit tolerated and "accepted", was because, when it came to protecting granaries from rodents, like mice or rats, the domestic cat had no competition. But if they are that good hunters, does it mean they are … [Read more...] about Do Cats Hunt Because of Hunger?
In our previous article we talked about how to make the litter box more desirable in the eyes of your cat. But, in many cases, when house soiling is already occurring, that's not enough. You have to make spots where housesoiling is occurring already, undesirable for your cat, as well. If your cat had problems getting to a litter box for a while already, you've probably … [Read more...] about How to Make Spots Of Housesoiling Undesirable For Your Cat
Have you ever thought if your litter box is desirable enough for your cat? If your cat had problems with house soiling, then it's likely you did. But it's not always necessary to have litter box issues to consider how can you improve and make this location more desirable in the eyes of your cat. Many of them are still using the litter box, even though they dislike it. For … [Read more...] about How to Make the Cat Litter Box More Desirable
How do you know your cat is in stress? It's not uncommon, when owners believe their cat is having a peaceful life, sleeping for most of the day, so there's no stress. However, symptoms of stress are not always that obvious, and, even small stress creates significant problems. This article will teach you how to recognize most common signs of stress in cats. ANY behavior changes … [Read more...] about Do you recognize these 9 signs of stress in cats?
We were discussing how to litter train a kitten in our previous article. Now we are going to take a closer look at things that make the litter training of an adult former outdoor cat easier. In general, a pattern for litter training a kitten and adult cat is similar, except that for kittens it takes lesser effort, and some parts may even be skipped, compared to adult cats … [Read more...] about How to Litter Train an Adult Outdoor Cat