Getting a new cat is exciting, and deciding which cat to get is tough. Among the different cat breeds, different colors, and hair and tail lengths, there has always been a great debate about what sex of kitten to adopt. Should you get a female or male cat? Does it matter? And what are the behavioral differences between male and female cats? Let’s find out. Behavioral … [Read more...] about What are behavior differences between male and female cats?
Cat behavior can change dramatically after spaying or neutering surgery. There are plenty of reasons to spay or neuter your cat; an ability to avoid pregnancy and to control the population of unwanted pets are the most obvious one. At the same time, for house cat owners, maybe the most valuable are the changes in their pet's behavior. Regardless of the cat's gender, most … [Read more...] about Expected changes in cat behavior after spaying or neutering
Is it possible to get rid of the smell from a cat litter box without tucking it away in the basement? Cat litter box odor appears to be one of the most common reasons that people choose not to have a cat. We have three cats ourselves, and their litter box rarely smells. How do we do it? Here’s how: We clean the litter boxes twice daily We feed our cats with … [Read more...] about How to get rid of cat litter box smell
Usually, when people tell us that their cat is not eating, they choose words such as "picky" or "spoiled." Do you strive to provide the best for your cat, but he still says no? We too have been there, but as ungrateful as your cat appears, there is probably a logical explanation of why your cat may not be eating. In this article, similar to when we taught how to … [Read more...] about Top reasons why your cat is not eating
How to know which type of cat litter is the best? Actually, you can't. There is no such best cat litter, as they all have their pros and cons. Some cat litters are easier to use, some fight odor better and some may not be preferred by your cat. We recommend you to try a few of the most popular types yourself and make a decision which to use from your own (and your cat's) … [Read more...] about Advantages and disadvantages of most common cat litter types
Do cats dream? Most pet parents will swear that their cats do. They have seen their pets' paws twitching while they sleep, so what else could it be if not a dream? It sounds reasonable. But twitching of a cat's paws or body, or even chattering, does not necessarily suggest that the cat has a dream. However… Strong evidence indicates that cats experience dreams Most … [Read more...] about What do cats dream about when they sleep?
.If you have an outdoor cat, you likely have been recognizing him wandering all around the neighborhood, kicking butts of other tomcats on the way, raiding through trash bins and singing serenades to cat ladies on balconies. And, if you are at least tiny bit like most other human beings, you've probably wondered how far your cat might have walked on his journey? Was it … [Read more...] about How far from home do domestic cats roam?
We all know cats are clean animals, but they spend an immense amount of time grooming themselves. They groom themselves and other cats for about a third of their awake time. Why do cats groom themselves that much? Are they obsessed with cleanliness? Reality is that cast groom themselves and other cats not only to stay clean. Self-grooming and mutual grooming (knows as … [Read more...] about Why cats groom themselves and other cats
Does your cat wake you up at night? We understand you. It’s been a while now, but our cat used to wake us up at 4 a.m. every night. At the exact same time. Without much thought, we also did exactly the same thing every night — we gave her canned food. It was an elegant solution since we could get back to sleep a few minutes later. But it kept happening each and every night — … [Read more...] about How to stop a cat from waking you up at night
Is your cat knocking things off the table? We know the frustration, a cat jumps on a table and pushes a crystal ashtray on the floor. YouTube is full of videos of cats knocking things off the table, and likely you have seen “live” version performed by your furry ball of cuteness. What is going on? Are cats mean creatures that want to destroy things valuable to … [Read more...] about Why do cats knock things off tables?