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?
Hyperthyroidism is a condition that results from a high metabolism due to the increased production of thyroid hormones. Main signs of hyperthyroidism in cats are low weight, increased appetite, and thirst among many others. Thyroid hormones are produced by the thyroid gland; the gland's main function is to regulate metabolism, although the hormones it produces are … [Read more...] about Would you recognize these signs of hyperthyroidism in cats?
Have you ever wanted to train your cat to walk on a leash? Outdoor life in populated areas is harsh for cats, but that does not mean they should spend all their life indoors. As we already concluded in one of our previous articles, it's not at all dumb to walk a cat on a leash, stating you do keep two things in mind. First, cats are not dogs, and they walk on a leash … [Read more...] about How to train your cat to walk on a leash?
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
Have you heard that it’s not possible to train a cat? That's not true, we’ve seen plenty of examples of cats being trained to both behave well and do tricks. Our home country even has a circus cat named Bingo, who climbs ladders and jumps through hoops. However, it’s quite evident that it takes more effort to train a cat when compared to training a dog. Why is this so? There … [Read more...] about Why cat training is harder than dog training?
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?