How to Keep Your Kitty Happy Indoors

You know the dangers of letting your cat outside (like cars and predators – whether animal or human), but do you worry that an indoor cat can never truly be happy? Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to keep your cat happy and healthy living life indoors. Here are 7 Humane Society-approved tips for keeping your kitty happy indoors. #1 – Start young Kittens who start their life in an indoor lap of luxury are usually quite content … Read more

6 Things You Can Do To Help Your Nervous Cat

Does your cat seem to spend more time under your bed than anywhere else in the house? Are they grooming themselves so much that they have bald spots? Are they refusing to use the litter box? These are all signs that your cat is nervous and unhappy. What can you do to help your cat adjust and be happier? Here are 6 ways to help your nervous cat. #1 – Lower your expectations Trying to force your cat to open … Read more

5 Reasons To Keep Your Cat Indoors

Do you struggle with whether or not to let your cat outside to enjoy the great outdoors? Do you think they’d be happier if you could let them out to live on the wild side? The average lifespan of an outdoor cat is only 2-5 years, while the average indoor cat can have 15-20 healthy years. With information from PETA, American Humane, and Drs Foster and Smith, here are some of the factors that lead to low life expectancy for … Read more

Our Top 10 Grooming Supplies Picks

One of the reasons we love cats is that they tend to keep themselves tidy and require somewhat less grooming than our canine friends. No cat can keep themselves completely clean and healthy without a little help from us though, so it’s important to know which grooming supplies are the best. With links to each product, here are our top 10 picks for kitty grooming supplies. #1 – Shampoo (wet or dry) or wipes If you have an indoor cat … Read more

5 Important Reasons Why You Should Pet Your Cat More

Most of us don’t need any extra reasons or incentives to pet our cats. Many of us would probably even stay home from work to pet our cats if we didn’t have bills to pay. The most obvious reason we love to pet our cats is because they are soft. That’s a pretty good reason, but it turns out that there are even more benefits to petting your cat– both for her and for you! In you rush to pet … Read more

Here’s How To Care For Young Orphaned Kittens

“Kitten season” is upon us! Millions of teeny-tiny, cuddly furballs are born to stray or feral mothers each year. Sadly, nearly 75% of them will die or disappear by the age of 6 months without human intervention. Veterinary clinics, animal shelters and rescue groups are inundated with orphaned litters and desperate for qualified citizens to help raise them. Caring for motherless kittens may seem like a daunting task, but with the right education and supplies, anyone can be a hero … Read more

Pet Sitter Coming? Make Sure You Have These 8 Items For Him Beforehand!

Leaving our pets with a pet sitter – even a trusted friend, relative or qualified professional – is an extremely stressful experience. In fact, many cat parents choose not to travel at all in order to avoid the anxiety. Don’t give up your vacation days or spend the entire week on the couch with your cat! Set your pet sitter up for success with just a bit of pre-planning and these eight health and safety items. 1. Pet Emergency Information … Read more

The Best And Worst Spots In Your Home For Your Cat’s Litter Box

Certainly cats have preferences about what types of litter and what styles of litter box they prefer, but did you know that the location of the litter box can have a big impact on whether or not your cat decides to use it? Some cats are good sports and will use it wherever you put it, but if your cat has litter box issues and a clean bill of health, you may want to try moving it to see if … Read more

5 Things That Make Your Cat Feel Unloved

Your cat is part of your family and you love them as such. Unfortunately, you might be accidentally sending signals that say otherwise. Since cats don’t understand the words “I love you,” they rely on our actions to interpret whether or not we love or even like them. Here are 6 things that people do that can make their cats feel unloved. #1 – Not cleaning the litter box often enough   Would you go for a week without flushing … Read more

15 Common Plants That Are Toxic To Cats

Whether you’re a gardner or enjoy having fresh flowers in your house, if you live with animals, you should be aware of the plants around them. Make sure that any vegetation they may come in contact with – whether in your yard, on a walk, or in a vase on your table – is non-toxic to them. Here are 15 common plants that are toxic to cats, based on information provided by the ASPCA. The list below is by no means exhaustive, and … Read more