10 Cat Myths To Stop Believing

There’s a lot of mystery behind the big eyes of our feline friends, and there’s a lot we still don’t know about their behaviors, personalities, and health needs. Pet owners learn a lot from sharing their homes with cats, but not everything is as it seems. There are a lot of misconceptions floating around, and some are causing trouble when it comes to properly caring for our cats. The better we understand our furry family members, the better our relationships … Read more

Can Cats Give “Love Bites”?

As all cat parents know, our feline friends sometimes use their mouths to communicate with us – and not by talking! We’re referring to cat bites, which can range from a gentle nibble to a skin-breaking chomp. You may know your cat so well, you understand the reasons behind most of their mouthy behavior (check out 5 Reasons Your Cat May Be Biting for a little more insight). But we want to delve a little deeper into that soft, toothy … Read more

9 Signs Your Cat Actually Loves You

Have you ever wondered if your cat loves you? Cats express love for their owners in a number of ways. While some of these may be a bit obvious, other tokens of their affection have some hidden meaning behind them and you may have overlooked them not even realizing it. Once you know the signs, though, you’ll probably realize that your cat says “I love you” to you each and every day! If they demonstrate several or all of the … Read more

Why Are Cats So Naturally Curious?

Our feline friends are famous for their insatiable curiosity. But have you ever wondered why our kitties are so curious? As with many of their strange behaviors, our cats’ need to explore is deeply rooted in their instincts. While you’ve probably heard the phrase “curiosity kills the cat,” the fact is, curiosity is what has kept their species alive for centuries. A kitty’s curiosity comes in many forms, from trying to wedge themselves into small places, to watching our every move, … Read more

Cole & Marmalade Get A Life-Sized “Gingerbread” House This Christmas

Kitty-loving couple, Chris Poole and Jessica Josephs, are the humans behind the celebri-cat duo of Cole and Marmalade. When they aren’t advocating for homeless felines and championing spay/neuter programs, Poole and Josephs run a YouTube page devoted to all things cat. Since Cole and Marmalade tend to treat the family Christmas tree like a jungle gym, the couple decided to build them their own holiday-themed playhouse this year – and you can make one too! In the following video, Cole … Read more

Why Are Kittens Sometimes Friendlier Than Adult Cats?

Kittens are irresistible for more reasons than one. Not only are they covered in fuzz with big eyes and precious pink paws, they’re also little bundles of curious energy, eagerly exploring the world around them. While many cats grow up to be calmed-down, affectionate versions of their kitten selves, others can become skittish of strangers, and some are downright grumpy. So, what changes: why are kittens sometimes friendlier than cats? To a kitten, the world is a new, adventurous place. … Read more

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Calico Cats

Calico cats are recognized for their unique coat pattern, but there are many more interesting things about them than one may realize. All cats are alluring individuals, each with their own special looks and personalities, but some coat colors have a bit of a history. When it comes to our patchy calico cats, there are some fun facts to learn. If you’re new to calico cats, you might be surprised to find they are… #1 – Mostly Female Because the … Read more

9 Signs Your Cat Truly Loves You

Have you ever wondered if your cat loves you? Cats express love for their owners in a number of ways. While some of these may be a bit obvious, other tokens of their affection have some hidden meaning behind them and you may have overlooked them not even realizing. Here’s a list of 9 signs you are truly loved by your cat: 1. Your cat brings you their “presents” Not for the faint of heart, when your cat brings you … Read more

How Do Cats (Almost) Always Manage To Land On Their Feet?

Ask any veterinarian, animal scientist, or experienced pet owner and they will tell you the same thing: cats are far more graceful than their canine counterparts. Their natural tendency to land on their feet is more than just an interesting feline trait, it is a vital evolutionary survival mechanism. It is no coincidence that our companion kitties often seek higher ground. Their wild ancestors live, hunt, and sleep high up in the trees – and sooner or later, they are … Read more

15 Reasons To Adopt A Cat – Or Two!

Cats are soft, warm and adorably playful. It’s no wonder they are the most popular pets in the United States. 88 million kitties are currently shacking up with American humans, as compared to 74 million dogs. If you are in the market for a new furry friend, here are 15 excellent reasons to choose a fashionable feline companion – or two! 1. They are good for the heart. Owning a cat could reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the … Read more