Keep Your Senior Cat Young At Heart With These 8 Tips

We all want our cats to live as long as possible, but it can be hard to watch them become seniors. Each cat will enter senior-hood in its own unique way. You may notice that your once-spry cat is having a hard time walking up the stairs, or that the laser pointer isn’t quite as interesting as a nap anymore. There’s no stopping nature’s clock, but there are some things you can do to make your cat’s life easier and … Read more

5 Signs It’s Time To Change Your Cat’s Food

When it comes to picking the best food for our cats, the choices can become overwhelming. There are more cat foods available on the market than ever before and between your friends, the internet and your veterinarian you’re probably confused on which one is best. Thankfully, there are a lot of very good foods out there so you have a lot of room to make the right choice. What’s best for one cat might not be for another, so making … Read more

Your Cat’s Four Favorite Places To Be Petted

All cats are individuals with their own likes and dislikes, but there are some generalizations we can make about domestic felines as a whole. One thing we know for certain is that there are some places just about every cat loves to be petted. Most of this area is around the head and neck, but you’ll have to use your own judgment on your cat’s preferences to determine which area is best. #1 – Chin Most cats love a good … Read more

4 Tips For Keeping Your Cat’s Mouth Fresher Than Ever

Everyone knows that cat breath can be pretty formidable and although it might go unnoticed for some time, it’s usually a sign that there is something unhealthy going on in your cat’s mouth. Bad breath is a symptom of tooth and gum disease, and a large number of cat owners don’t enforce any oral care in their cats. Since our kitties can’t take themselves to the dentist, it’s up to us to make sure they’re getting proper dental hygiene. There … Read more

9 Budget-Friendly Cat Care Tips

Many of us are living on tight budget these days, but that doesn’t mean our cats have to be denied great care. Often, finding the best deal can be a matter of knowing where to look and thinking creatively. If you’re on a limited budget, strive to live more frugally, or simply want to have more option, consider these 9 budget friendly tips that’ll keep both your wallet and your cat happy. 1. Look for discounted care Many animal welfare organizations offer … Read more

These Tests Can Help Keep Your Newly-Adopted Cat Happy And Healthy

Most people, especially when adopting from reputable shelters and rescue organizations, assume that their new furry family member has been thoroughly tested for the most common infections and diseases. According to Dr. Peter Kintzer, board certified internist and Field Medical Specialist at IDEXX (a company that provides diagnostic products and services to veterinarians), that assumption could put your cat in danger. “It’s important to identify and establish a relationship with a veterinarian and take the cat in for a comprehensive … Read more

Why Is My Cat So Moody?

Cats are known for erratic behavior and many people are put off by their changing moods. Most cat owners know that cats don’t suddenly change their behavior without warning, but those new to felines might be caught off guard when their cat seems to have a random change of mind. If you’ve ever wondered why cats are so moody, find some comfort knowing that they aren’t just being cantankerous. Changes to Routine Cats are sensitive to their environments and their … Read more

5 Most Common Behavioral Problems In Cats

Most cat owners run into behavioral problems at least once in their cat-loving career. These issues can range from minor to severe and are often the cause of cats winding up in shelters. While they can be difficult to overcome, most behavioral problems in cats are fixable and just need time and patience. We encourage everyone to try and prevent these problems from beginning, because it’s much easier than fixing them later. That said, nobody is perfect and we can’t … Read more

6 Free Ways To Help Your Local Feral Cats

Feral cats, by definition, are wild and unsocialized. If you have them in your neighborhood, chances are good that they won’t let you very close to them. If you’re anything like me, you worry about them. You worry about if they have enough food, whether they’ll be able to get medical care for the wounds you noticed, or whether they’ll be able to stay warm enough out there once winter hits. And, if you’re like me, you don’t necessarily have … Read more

4 Things To Consider Before Getting A Cat

Bringing home a new cat or kitten is an exciting time for everyone, but making sure you’re ready for a new family member is a big deal. Although cats are relatively easy to maintain for as far as pets go, they do still need specific care and attention. If you’re second-guessing any of these points, you might want to reconsider getting a cat at this time. #1 – Time & Attention Cats are known for being solitary animals, but they … Read more