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A twitter follower recently tweeted to Māris that his cat constantly claws and lifts the carpet, and asked if there is something to do about it. Since twitter medium is too short for such a comprehensive topic, we will try to provide an answer here, and hopefully, this article will be a good help for anyone else, who's cat is clawing the carpet, or any piece of furniture.
In our recent newsletter, we talked to our readers about introducing cats. One of your responses led us to a question, whether it is necessary to feed cats together or separately? No matter if you just want to know if it's okay that your cats eat in a separate room, should each of them have his own plate, or do you need to force your cats to eat together, you will find your answer in this article.
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 differently. Second, to get your cat enjoy walking on a leash, it's necessary to carry out proper training.
Have you ever seen your cat being startled by something and his tail becoming puffy? Usually it may stay this way for several minutes, especially if the cat is frightened by a noise, but is not able to tell what was the source of it. Also, your cat's tail may be accompanied by upward hair on the hid part of his back. Why is he doing so? Why is your cat's tail big and puffy?
One of the scariest vocalizations made by cats is hissing. Sometimes, if you enter an empty room and hear a sudden hiss, skin or your neck may crawl. It's that horrifying for a good cause and very well relates to the reason why cats hiss in the first place.
Depending on the part of the world, some ten to 20 years ago, seeing a cat on a leash would undoubtedly cause an amaze and videos uploaded on YouTube (if there were one back then) with a title 'Dogcat' or similar.
When a cat is reported to urinate outside the litter box, the solution includes a decent amount of investigations, as there are many causes of inappropriate elimination in cats. However, the task becomes even more advanced, if the inappropriate elimination is confused with an urine spraying, which is totally different behavior of a cat and require different solutions. In this article, we are going to answer a question how to tell inappropriate urination and the urine spraying of a cat apart.
In many cases, the only reason for neutering a male cat is to stop the urine marking he exhibits. However, sometimes owner may be left disappointed if it's long since the surgery is forgotten, but the spraying till remains. So, in this article we are going to tell you how soon will a cat stop spraying after being neutered.
Besides the most noticeable advantages of spaying or neutering your cat, like avoidance of pregnancy, and animal population control, there are some behavioral advantages, as well. So let's take a closer look at what changes you can expect in your cat's behavior after spaying or neutering surgery.
As we wrote in our previous article about cat socialization, childhood is the intensive learning period for cats. There are plenty of tasks and experiences they must learn, and the most important part of it is the stuff that kittens learn from their mother.