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Should you attach a bell to your cat’s collar?

Consider these pros and cons before attaching a bell to your cat’s collar. Does your cat bring you dead animals? While this common behavior...

6 steps to mastering “cat-mindfulness”

You don’t need to take a course to master mindfulness – let your feline friend be your teacher! Mindfulness is not a new fad. It...

Animal companionship eases social isolation

Research revealed at a recent summit shows that dogs, cats and other companion animals do a lot to relieve loneliness in humans. We’ve heard...

Keep your kitty’s eyes healthy

A variety of eye problems can affect cats. Know what a healthy feline eye looks like, and how to recognize any red flags that...

Will New York be the first US state to ban declawing?

Animal advocates are applauding Legislature for passing bills prohibiting the elective declawing of cats in New York. On June 4, 2019, the New York Assembly...

Choosing the right cat breed for your personality

Shelters are overflowing with felines of all ages and personalities. Taking some time to understand more about the different cat breeds will help you...

National high-five day contest: your cat could be the winner!

Jackson Galaxy is in search of best feline high-five with a contest that kicks off on national high-five day. Could your whiskered friend be...

Clever invention saves hundreds of thousands of birds

How one woman's creative invention is saving the lives of birds across the globe. It’s estimated that over a billion birds are killed by cats...

The declawing ban – its time has come!

From whole countries to individual cities, a growing number of regions around the world are banning declawing. Declawing is a hot topic in feline health....

How to make your living space more cat-friendly

Cats are simple creatures, but that doesn’t mean they don’t care about their environment! Here’s how to make your living space more appealing to...

8 houseplants that are safe for cats

You can have cats or houseplants, but not both – right? Wrong! Turns out there are quite a few houseplants that are non-toxic to...

Feeding your cat as a hunter

As an obligate carnivore, your cat is a hunter at heart. Research that explores the intersection between their hunting and eating habits is changing...

10 signs you’re a crazy cat lady

There’s no shame in being a crazy cat lady! Here’s a few signs you might fit the bill. Everyone seems to have that one friend...

More North Americans are becoming vegan – could our love of...

New research suggests that those who love dogs and cats are more likely to embrace a vegan lifestyle. Veganism in Canada and the US is...

Remembering actress and animal advocate Celeste Yarnall

She acted alongside the "King of Rock and Roll" and wowed audiences with her performance in Star Trek. Indeed, Celeste Yarnall will be fondly...

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...

Pandora Syndrome in cats

Feline urinary tract disease may not always be just a physical condition. Recent research has revealed that stress also plays a big role in...

Robopets improve lives of patients with dementia

This health facility in Vancouver is using robopets – automated animals – to boost the health and happiness of their residents. Therapy dogs and cats...

Common skin problems in cats

From allergic dermatitis to rodent ulcers, a variety of skin problems can afflict cats. Here’s a look at the most common, along with their...

Study reveals the truth about how cats became domesticated

The cats that roam our living rooms today have ancestors as far back as 4400 B.C. — but they haven’t always been domesticated. Here's...

How the ASPCA saves and protects during kitten season

Kitten season starts in April and lasts through September. This means shelters and rescues are overwhelmed with homeless kittens during the warm weather months....

New ‘Wait Until 8’ program helps save kittens’ lives

With kittens in danger of being killed in shelters this spring and summer, Alley Cat Allies is offering its Wait Until 8 program to help animal shelters, humane...

5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

Many of us are taking steps to improve our impact on the environment. With these 5 eco-friendly gift ideas, your companion's 'paw-print' can be...

Fruits and veggies you can share with your cat

Although cats must eat a meat-based diet in order to thrive, you can also add in some veggies and fruit for extra nutrition. Because...

Cats and essential oils — unraveling the controversy

Are essential oils really toxic to cats? It all depends on the quality of the oils, and how they’re used. Cats are unique. In...

Is your cat right-pawed or left-pawed?

When your cat plays with his catnip mouse, or snatches a morsel from your plate, which paw does he prefer using? Researchers at the...

How do cats show affection?

Cats may not be as demonstrative as dogs, but the idea that they’re incapable of love it a myth! Looks for the ways your...

Buying health insurance for your cat?

A healthy lifestyle can help minimize veterinary expenses, but it can’t guarantee your cat will never get sick or injured. Given the high cost...

Why cats shouldn’t drink milk

People have been giving milk to their cats for as long as most of us can remember – but the truth is, it isn’t...

Top pet industry trends of 2017

Take a look at SuperZoo’s top pet industry trends of 2017! Running a successful pet business requires a consistent focus on the trending products and...

Alley Cat Allies responds to California disasters

In recent months, wildfires and mudslides wreaked havoc on certain parts of California. In the wake of these disasters, many cats have become lost,...

Botanical treatments for middle ear infections in pets

Unlike conventional drugs, herbs and other botanicals make resistance nearly impossible for even the nastiest pathogens, and are effective weapons against the bacteria and...