Scientists Explain Why Cats Love To Join Us In The Bathroom

Picture this: Nature calls, so you head to the bathroom to take care of business. Suddenly, a furry paw shoots under the door, rattling it in its frame. The claws extend, searching for something to grab onto. A mournful, gutteral sound pierces your soul from outside in the hall. It is your cat, and he is not pleased to be excluded from the magical secrets taking place on the other side of that door. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone. Cat … Read more

Sleepless Nights? Here’s How To Help Your Cat Stop Snoring

You’re sleeping soundly with your favorite feline curled up at your side, but a sudden, a snore can seriously ruin the moment. Snoring cats aren’t as common as snoring dogs or people, and it’s natural to be slightly worried—as well as sleep-deprived. In most cases, however, cat snoring is nothing to worry about. There is a chance it’s medical related, but your cat’s snores could also be part of a simpler problem. Here are a few common reasons why cats … Read more

Why Cats Like To Pee On Beds And How To Stop It

Your bed is supposed to be the place you’re most comfortable, not where you jump up in horror realizing your cat once again wet the sheets. Inappropriate urination problems are unfortunately common among cat owners. Not only does cat pee in your bed pose obvious sanitation and general “ick” issues, the underlying reason could be something seriously bothering your cat. Before you can make it stop, you first have to figure out why it’s happening. Here are a few possibilities … Read more

Why Do Cats Wrap Their Tails Around Their Paws?

One of the first steps in learning to speak your cat’s language is understanding that their tail is a major means of communication. It can tell you when they’re feeling angry, playful, or scared—all you have to do is pay attention. One of a cat’s favorite things to do with their tail is wrap it around their paws. It happens when they’re sitting upright and curled up looking cozy on the couch. It’s a seemingly innocent gesture, but the placement … Read more

Why Don’t All Cats Hunt Mice?

Cats are supposed to be natural-born hunters. Put them in a barn, a warehouse, or your kitchen, and they’ll earn their room and board by chasing away pests and vermin. But what happens when they don’t? There are some cats that live for the thrill of the hunt, but for other felines, batting around a catnip mouse is as close as they ever get to killing prey. Are cats that choose not to hunt some kind of prodigal link in … Read more

10 Reasons Cats Poop Outside Their Litter Box & How To Resolve The Issue

Cats instinctively prefer to bury their waste, so the litter box should be their favorite place in your home to take care of business. Unfortunately, cats have delicate sensibilities and there are a variety of factors that can cause them to avoid certain areas or objects. If your kitty is leaving stinky presents outside of his or her litter box, consider the following ten possible causes for the behavior. Note: If your cat is also urinating outside of the litter … Read more

4 Reasons Why Kitty Housemates Fight

Households with multiple feline family members enjoy more kitten cuddles, love, and companionship, but having more than one cat often leads to kitty quarrels. Cats are social creatures, but getting into fights isn’t unusual. Even cats who’ve lived in the same shared space for long periods of time can end up duking it out. Sharp claws and teeth mean all cat fights are dangerous. Putting a stop to the aggressive behavior is in everyone’s best interest. But before you can … Read more

Why Do Cats Like Some Humans But Not Others?

Cats have a reputation for being picky about the people they choose to be around. When you finally win a finicky feline’s affection, it’s a great feeling. Family members compete to be number one in a cat’s heart, but not everyone ends up with the prized position. The person who feeds them and cleans out their litter isn’t always the one who the cat prefers. It can seem unfair, but for your cat, bonding with humans is about more than … Read more

Why Does My Cat Suddenly Zoom Around The Room (Sometimes At Night!)

The zoomies. The crazies. Keeping you up at night. Whatever you want to call it, chances are, you’ve seen your calm cat start running around the room with a sudden burst of energy – and no warning! Have you ever wondered why this happens… and in some cases, why it happens at night? According to “Simon’s Cat Logic,” based on knowledge by a Cat Behavior Expert at Cats Protection, these fits of frenetic energy are linked to biology. The video … Read more

5 Explanations For Your Cat’s Crankiness

There’s no sugar-coating the fact that cranky cats aren’t exactly fun to be around. Signs you have a real-life grumpy cat on your hands include everything from total avoidance to point-blank aggression. Some cats lash out with seemingly random bouts of moodiness, and others seem like they need permanent attitude adjustments. Whatever the case, there’s always a reason behind a cat’s less-than-amiable personality. Like people, their moods are affected by what goes on around them. Here are a few reasons … Read more