It's easy to litter train a kitten. In most cases, the task does not even require a specialized “training”. Quite often it's enough if you provide an appropriate litter box because cats naturally love burying their feces and urine. How early can you start to train a kitten to use the litter box? Training can be started at around the age of four weeks. This coincides with … [Read more...] about How to train a kitten to use the litterbox
Cat scratching posts are available in a million shapes and forms. But how do you choose the best cat scratching post for your cat? Obviously, if your cat does not use the post you brought home, it's a useless post. It's not only a waste of money but also prevents you to solve your cat's scratching problem. Here is a list of properties of a good cat scratching … [Read more...] about How to choose the best cat scratching post for your cat
Without any suspicion, you enter your bathroom, and OH MY GOD, what is that? Your cat is drinking toilet water! Yuck! Disgust arises as you try to remember if you flushed the last time. Drinking from the toilet is common among household cats. Cats need to drink water and, in some instances, choosing toilet water over a regular bowl is also a logical choice for … [Read more...] about How to stop your cat from drinking toilet water
It's a good resolution to keep your cat indoors. At the same time, it may seem an impossible task to stop your cat from going outside 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 that he's … [Read more...] about Nine ways to keep your cat indoors and prevent the escape
Have you ever noticed that when something startles your cat, his tail becomes big and puffy? Usually, it may stay like this for several minutes, especially if the cat is frightened by a noise, but is not able to tell what was the source of it. In addition to the puffy tail, the hair may be standing on your cat's lower back. So, what is going on? Why your cat has got a … [Read more...] about Why your cat’s tail gets puffy every now and then?
Is your cat aggressive, stressed, not confident, or afraid of objects such as cat carriers? If so, cat pheromones may become a helpful tool to regain peace and harmony in your home and to make vet visits less stressful to your cat. In this article, you will learn what cat pheromones are and how they work. You will also find out how to use a synthetic derivative of feline … [Read more...] about Feline pheromones – what are they, and can they help your cat?
Did you just got your first cat? That is amazing, let's learn cat care for beginners together! Or are you planning to get one soon? That's even better, you will be able to learn how to care for you kitten in advance. Below is a list of articles that are part of our series aimed at beginner cat owners. At the same time, we are sure some experienced cat owners will … [Read more...] about How to care for your first cat
Do you struggle to stop your cat from jumping on the kitchen counter? You are not alone. For many people, including those who love their cats and consider them part of the family, countertops in the kitchen are places they would like to see free of cats. The problem is, cats love to climb and jump. Add their famous curiosity to the equation and you will find yourself in a … [Read more...] about 4 ways to keep your cats off the kitchen counter
If you try a new cat litter, sometimes the cat may not like to use it. He may be reluctant to use it, or worse, avoid litter box altogether. The reason why this happens is that cats don't like things changing. Also, some cat litter types might be uncomfortable for your cat. For example, many cats do not like pine pellet litter because of the strong odor it creates. … [Read more...] about How can you get your cat to use the new litter type
Even though some animals can go with extremely little sleep, all known species on the planet (including plants) need it. Among all pets and domestic animals, we know that cats can be incredibly sleepy. And indeed they are. But how much sleep do cats need? Is it normal for them to sleep the most day? There is a biological reason why cats need to sleep a lot. All cats, … [Read more...] about How much sleep do cats need?