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Social enrichment ideas for cats

If your cat responds negatively to change, she may need some social enrichment! Here are a few techniques to try. Cats are notoriously creatures of...

Seizures in cats: what pet parents need to know

Seizures in cats can be scary – especially if you don’t know what they are or why they happen. Here’s some basic info that’ll...

Supporting your cat’s kidneys with acupressure

Regarded as “The Root of Life” in Chinese medicine, the kidneys are vital to your cat’s health and survival. These acupressure sessions can help...

6 ways to calm a stressed cat

Some cats seem especially prone to getting stressed, and it can be challenging to find the cause. Cats get stressed much as we do....

How much exercise does your cat need?

The idea that cats don’t need a lot of physical activity is a common misconception. Find out how much exercise your feline friend really...

How do a cat’s five senses compare to ours?

If you suspect your cat’s senses are superior to a human’s, you’re right – for the most part. Let’s look at how his five...

10 cute but weird things cats do when they love you

Let’s face it – cats are weird creatures. But they’re also extremely affectionate! Here are ten bizarre behaviors your cat may display to show...

What to know before starting your dog or cat on a...

A few important things to keep in mind when shopping for a supplement for your animal companion. There are two reasons to add a supplement...

How Fear Free® makes vet visits less stressful

Going to the vet can cause fear, anxiety and stress in both animals and their humans…and that may result in less-than-optimal care, or even...

Hyperthyroidism and your cat

Is your cat ravenously hungry, losing weight and acting restless or aggressive? He could have hyperthyroidism, a common feline health problem. Most cat caregivers...

Natural support for your dog or cat’s aging liver

The liver is one of the body’s hardest-working organs, so it’s not surprising that it needs some extra help as your dog or cat...

Caring for the arthritic cat

Arthritis is one of the more common causes of lameness in cats, especially as they get older. Once you get an accurate diagnosis, a...

SPACE KOTTY – the next generation of litterboxes

This high-tech litterbox is designed to detect health issues in cats so that pet parents can address them before it’s too late. Litterboxes have come...

Caring for your cat after surgery

Has your cat just had surgery? This guide to caring for her will help ensure she makes a successful recovery. From dental extractions to...

Can I clicker train my cat?

Contrary to what many people think, clicker training isn’t just for dogs. Read on to learn how you can use this effective training tool...

Why is my cat yowling at night?

Is your cat yowling until the wee hours of the morning? Take a look at a few possible reasons for this annoying behavior, and...

Why do cats purr?

Believe it or not, a cat's purr isn’t just indicative of happiness! Here’s a few additional reasons why your kitty might be purring. Everyone knows...

How to properly diversify your cat’s diet

Just like us, eating a variety of foods can help your animal thrive. If you’re struggling to diversify your cat’s diet, check out these...

Research suggests dog people are happier than cat people

Are you a cat person or dog person? According to this study, those who fall into the latter group are statistically happier! It’s a classic...

Does your kitty know his name?

A new study suggests that our feline friends recognize their names. When I call my cat, Cici, I generally follow it up with the...

Switching your cat to a raw diet?

Given how finicky felines can be, transitioning your kitty to a raw diet may seem overwhelming. It may take him a while to accept...

Choosing the right cat enclosure

Considering getting a cat enclosure for your kitty? Here’s how to choose the best one for her! There are a number of different cat enclosures...

Take the stress out of bathing your cat

Giving your cat a bath doesn’t have to be a headache. Following these simple steps will help things go smoothly and calmly. As a...

Cat convention returns for an exciting second year

The Catsbury Park Cat Convention is back for its second year… and this time, it’s bigger and better! On April 13 and 14 in Asbury Park,...

6 flower essences for stressed cats

Flower essences are a safe and effective way to calm and balance nervous or fearful kitties. Anyone who’s familiar with cats knows they’re sensitive...

How to build a feral cat shelter

Building a feral cat shelter can help keep a feline safe and sound this winter – and could even save her life! During the...

Does your cat have hairballs?

You may think hairballs just come with the territory when you have a kitty. It’s true that most cats will throw up the occasional...

New feline anesthesia guidelines

Cats are small creatures, so receiving too high a dose of anesthesia can be dangerous. Luckily, the guidelines have changed to keep them safe. Anesthesia...

Feline osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is more common in older cats than we used to think, but because the signs are subtle, it often goes undiagnosed. Does your...

How to deal with pesky outdoor cats

Are the neighborhood's outdoor cats bugging your feline? Here's how to deal with them in a safe and humane manner. Jamie has a three-year-old spayed...

Litter box care made simple

The latest in cat litter and litter box products are designed to help make clean-up a breeze. Ask a cat lover what her least...

Tips for a cat-friendly summer

From fleas to heatwaves, the summer months can be uncomfortable and even dangerous for your cat. Here’s how to keep her cool and contented....