If you are reading this, we are confident that your cat is more than just a pet to you. He, she, or they are family. And just like us, you want the best for your family, whether it's a child, a cat, or a mother-in-law. Here you will find 37 tips to help you on your way to a happy, healthy cat. Most of these tips you'll be able to implement right away. Environment and fun 1. … [Read more...] about 37 ways to improve your cat’s life
Have you ever visited a litter of kittens in order to adopt one, and then, without an apparent explanation, your heart has told you to take two? Two kittens or one? What should you decide? Well, no-one could blame you for it — we all have been there. The great news is that it's a good idea! If you think you are truly ready for a cat in your life, there are many … [Read more...] about Four reasons to get two kittens instead of one
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?
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. Add their famous curiosity to the equation and you will find yourself in a fight you … [Read more...] about 4 ways to keep your cat off the kitchen counter
Digging is a natural dog behavior. You may love your dog unconditionally, but it is fair to want no pits in your garden. Fortunately, it is possible to prevent your dog from digging. In this article you will learn why dogs dig, and how to stop this unwanted, but natural behavior of your dog. Why dogs love to dig so much? You might be interested to know that there may … [Read more...] about How to stop your dog from digging holes in the garden
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
Why do cats scratch? At a first glance, this looks like a question, but we all know too well that it’s more a cry of despair. “Oh, why!? Why does my cat scratch? Why can't he be normal and not destroy my sofa, carpet, doors, table legs and other pieces of furniture – especially the new and expensive ones?!” Many pet owners suspect that scratching is a biological need for … [Read more...] about Why do cats scratch and what it means for your sofa
Not all cats like boxes. In fact, only two of our three cats like boxes; the third one is ecstatic about them! He would sit in a box of any size. In addition to large boxes, he also dives into the smallest boxes he can squeeze a few parts of his body into, or he may sit “inside” a box cover with sides only a couple inches tall. Most cat owners will agree that you only need to … [Read more...] about Why do cats love boxes and tight places so much?
We usually view the placebo effect as a treatment of faith. If you believe the pill will help you, it will; the only condition is that you must believe it. In this light, it is plausible to dismiss the notion of placebo having an effect on animals. Especially pets in veterinary medicine. After all, cats and dogs can’t possibly know how good the homeopathic remedy or … [Read more...] about Why does placebo work on dogs and cats?
Do you take your cat to the veterinarian for well visits? Closely watching for changes in appetite or behavior is wise, and additional routine veterinary visits provide even more benefits for your pet—for as you might know, prevention is better than any treatment plan. Here are six reasons to take a healthy cat to veterinarian: Early diagnoses. The potential for … [Read more...] about Six reasons to take a healthy cat on veterinarian visits