5 Big-Hearted Companies That Give Back To Cats

We support pet companies every day, whether it’s when we’re buying cat food, choosing a new toy, or investing in pet insurance. What you may not realize is that many of the companies you love do a lot to give back to the animal community. Here are five companies that go above and beyond to make sure the work they do and the products they sell help animals get fed, adopted, and cared for in the way they deserve. #1 … Read more

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

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

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

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

7 Facts About Your Cat’s Sleeping Habits

Whether she stays put or moves every few hours from your bed to a sunny window sill to the cool tiles in the kitchen, your cat spends a significant part of her day sleeping. There’s no doubt that it’s one of her favorite activities. But how much do you know about your cat’s sleeping habits? Here are 7 facts that may surprise you.   #1 – Cats spend 2/3 of their lives sleeping Don’t be alarmed if your cat sleeps … Read more

15 Tips For Bathing Your Cat

Cats are well known for their impeccable grooming habits, but every once in a while they need a little help, especially if your cat sometimes goes outdoors, has long hair, is elderly, or has special needs. As much as cats are known for their grooming habits, they’re equally well known for their hatred of getting wet. Taking the time to prepare and to learn some tricks in advance can go a long way in helping to minimize your cat’s anxiety, ward … Read more

7 Ways To Keep Your Cat Hydrated This Summer

Proper hydration is necessary for your cat’s body to function like it should. Cats who don’t drink a sufficient amount of water are more susceptible to life threatening health issues. As we move into summer, you’ll want to be more aware of your cat’s drinking habits since hydration also plays a key role in keeping your cat’s body at a stable temperature. Here are 7 tips for keeping your cat hydrated and cool. A video posted by Joel Gunterman (@joelgun10) … Read more