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
If your cat is drinking too few or even not drinking water at all, it is a severe condition you have to pay attention to. Chronic dehydration can lead to serious health problems, some of them life-threatening. In this article, you will learn the reasons why your cat is not drinking enough water and how to help him intake the much-needed liquid. Health issues. … [Read more...] about What if your cat is not drinking enough water
Cats are experts at masking their pain. It is in their ancestral nature. If no one can tell that you are in pain, you have higher chances to live the day. Even though our modern world protects cats from their natural enemies, they have kept the slick skill of not showing their weakness — an ability that has been crucial for the survival of their wild ancestors. As much … [Read more...] about How to tell if your cat is in pain
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
As the heat cycle ends, most female cat owners feel a great relief. But is it going to last? So, let's look at how often do cats go in heat. Heat cycles in cats are a bit more complicated than in dogs. Cat is a seasonal long day breeder, which means they can go in heat only if the day is longer than the night. Basically, this means - cats don't go in heat during winter, … [Read more...] about How often do cats go in heat?
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?
Does your cay act aggressively and even bites you as you play with him? It’s common that kittens and young cats bite when playing, but if you do not stop the behavior early, it may continue into adulthood. At that time, the cute little bites of an adorable little kitten can become harsh and painful. In this article, you will learn why cats bite when playing and … [Read more...] about How to stop your cat from biting when playing
How often should you feed your cat? It's a question first-time cat owners struggle with a lot, just as people who have finally decided to give scheduled feeding a try. We feed our cats three times a day, but that does not necessarily mean you should too. Above all, remember that feeding a cat is not a “paint by numbers” process, and you will always be able to come up with a … [Read more...] about How often should you feed a cat
Does it appear that your cat wants to eat all the time? Does it seem he is hungry, no matter when you last fed him? Increased appetite is a common eating problem, or should we say "a feature" of cats. In this article, we are going to discuss possible causes and, most important, solutions for addressing increased appetite in cats (also known as polyphagia). Remember, … [Read more...] about What to do if your cat is always hungry
Are you an owner of an indoor cat and struggle to entertain him? Many indoor cats are bored, and that’s one of the most negative aspects of keeping your cat inside. At the same time, indoors means safety, and we would surely love if every cat were kept safe indoors and happy and active as well. Here is a list of things that will reduce your cat’s boredom: Play. … [Read more...] about 8 ways to entertain a bored indoor cat