28lb Senior Cat Sheds Half Her Body Weight Thanks To Loving Rescue

    A cat named Lunchbox weighed 28 lbs when she arrived at Kitty Adventure Rescue League and Sanctuary in January of 2015.   “She was so out of shape,” says one of the owners on Reddit, “she couldn’t walk more than a few feet without getting winded and having to rest. Her stomach was barely an inch off the floor. She couldn’t groom at all, she was matted and we had to clean up her backside regularly because, well … Read more

6 Reasons You May Have A Scaredy Cat

Cats like to think that they’re always ferocious lions, but they get scared sometimes, just like the rest of us. Some cats, of course, are more easily scared than others. If you have a cat who spends a lot of time hiding or runs for cover under specific circumstances (a particular friend comes over, your neighbor is mowing the lawn, there’s a knock at your front door, etc.) you may wonder why. Here are 6 reasons your cat may be … Read more

6 Reasons Your Cat Likes To Hide

Whether it’s in a cabinet or under your bed, one thing is for sure: cats like to hide. Cat-centric companies have picked up on this fact too– that’s why products like cat caves and tunnels are so popular. Hiding isn’t only for scaredy cats; even the bravest kitties do it. The behavior can seem quirky, but there are actually good reasons why your cat likes to hide. Here are six. #1 – Needs quiet time Cats have very strong senses, so … Read more

5 Environmentally-Friendly Cat Products You Can Feel Good About

We have a responsibility to provide loving, safe, and stimulating homes for our cats. We also have a responsibility to our environment. Luckily, you don’t have to choose between one or the other. These days, many companies are going above and beyond the call of duty to make products that’ll be loved by you, your cat, and the earth. Here are five of our favorites. #1 – Ripple Rug www.ripplerug.com BUY HERE The Ripple Rug is a favorite products in … Read more

QUIZ: Do You Have The Inside Scoop On Your Cat’s Litter Box Habits?

Litter boxes are often smelly and unattractive; it’s no wonder most of us go out of our way to think about them as little as possible. For your cat, though, the litter box is a very big deal. Lots of factors– like the location of the litter box and how often you clean it– can help determine how comfortable and happy your cat is at home. Do you have the inside scoop on your cat’s litter box? Take this quiz … Read more

Are You Ready To Adopt A Cat? Here’s How To Tell

Cats are cute, cuddly, sweet, and funny– who wouldn’t want one?! But adopting a cat comes with an enormous responsibility, not to mention the commitment that comes with agreeing to care for a cat for the rest of its life. Are you ready to bring a new cat into your home and life? Here are 6 tell-tale signs that you’re finally are. A photo posted by Liesel & Hans- 2 adopted cats (@lieselandhanz) on Jul 1, 2016 at 11:33am PDT … Read more

7 Tips For Keeping Your Cat’s Toys Fresh And Exciting

Playtime is important for cats. Not only is it fun, but regular play will help keep your cat’s mind and body sharp– two thing that will help her lead a longer, happier, and healthier life. Getting a cat excited about toys isn’t always easy though. Cats can be finicky, especially when we don’t take the necessary steps to keep the toys stash interesting. Here are 7 tips for putting an end to toy boredom and waking your cat’s inner playful … Read more

4 iFriendly Apps For Your Cat

Technology has come a long way over the past few years. These days, phones, iPads, and iPods aren’t just for humans– your cat can join the fun too! Cat-centric apps are popping up all over the place. Some aim to engage our cats with hunting games, while some use calming sounds to sooth anxiety. Here are four of our tried-and-true cat-friendly favorites to download to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Best Game For Cats $ FREE Requires iOS 4.3 or … Read more

6 Reasons Your Cat Nibbles On Plants

If you have accessible plants in your home, chances are good that your cat has tried to eat them. This may seem like a strange habit for a cat, who is an obligate carnivore by nature, but it’s actually very common and can be safe if you take appropriate precautions. Here are 6 reasons your cat likes to nibble on plants. See the end of this article for resources that’ll help you decide which plants are safe for your cat … Read more

6 Fascinating Facts About Hairballs

After years of living with two long-haired cats, I can’t even count the number of times I’ve stepped on a hairball on the way to the bathroom in the middle of the night. Much like litter boxes, hairballs are just something we deal with in order to glean all of the benefits of living with the amazing creatures that are our cats. Most of us don’t like to think about hairballs beyond the few seconds it takes us to clean … Read more