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Ask a Behaviorist: 7 Ways Cats Show Affection to People
Cat kisses, grooming, tail fluffs, chirps and mews — these are a few of the sweet ways cats that cats show affection to the people they feel close to. Because some these signals are subtle, they are often misinterpreted and sometimes overlooked. Typically, kitties do not demonstrate their warm feelings toward people in loud, boisterous …
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Get to Know the Maine Coon: A Gentle Giant Bred by Nature
In Maine, where I recently moved from, pretty much every longhaired cat in a shelter was referred to as a Maine Coon or a Maine Coon mix, a fact that would make most breeders clench their lips in dismay. But the Maine Coon did originate from that very state, and the odds are very good …
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5 Tips for Controlling Cat Litter Tracking and Scattering
Cat litter tracking is one of the most common complaints cat owners have. No matter where you keep your cat’s litter box, somehow litter ends up everywhere — on the floors, in your shoes, even in your bed! There’s nothing quite like having to brush litter bits off the bottoms of your feet before you …
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10 Ways to Keep Cats Cool in Summer Heat
For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, summer starts on Wednesday, June 21. That’s the longest day of the year and with it comes hot weather until the fall. During the summer heat, you can strip down to shorts and a tank top, but your cat has to wear a fur coat all year …
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Train Your Kitty to Walk with a Cat Harness and Leash
Training a cat to walk on a leash enriches her lifestyle by safely allowing her to enjoy the sights and sounds of the great outdoors. It’s also an excellent way of revving up her exercise routine. There’s no question that a cat’s personality plays an important role in deciding if she’s game for a fresh-air …
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How to Recognize Adopt a Shelter Cat Month – If You Can’t Adopt a Cat
June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, a holiday which sheds light on the countless adoptable cats who are sitting in shelters, waiting for homes. The numbers and the need skyrocket during kitten season in the spring and summer. The most obvious thing to do would be to adopt a cat from a shelter, but …
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How Much Should I Feed My Cat?
If you’re a first-time cat owner, “How much should I feed my cat?” is likely to be one of your first questions when you bring your cat home. Even if you’ve owned cats for years, you may sometimes wonder whether your cats are getting too little food or too much. Feeding your cat isn’t overly …
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12 of Our Favorite Cat Dads in Honor of Father’s Day
We asked you to show us your favorite cat dads in honor of Father’s Day… and you answered! Whether they’re cleaning the litter box, providing playtime, or perfecting the art of cat naps, these cat dads are prime examples of fur fatherhood. Happy Father’s Day to all of the pet parents out there! “Marty and …
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