How to Get a Cat to Use a Scratching Post

Learn how to teach your cat to use a scratching post.

So you’ve just brought home your bundle of furry feline joy and the first thing he does after investigating his new home is to start scratching the corner of your sofa. This is a common complaint among pet parents and not just for those folks with kittens, full-grown cats can be the culprits, too. In … Read more

Why Doesn’t My Cat Purr?

Find out the most common reasons for lack-of-purry response from your feline friend.

Cats and purring go together like peanut butter and jelly. This unique-to-feline vibration is produced when the animal is content, happy or even when the cat is nervous or in pain. However, even though it is a common behavior, there are some cats that simply don’t purr. If this describes your best furry friend, we … Read more

How to stop My Cat from Peeing Everywhere

Find out why your cat may smell smell of this bodily fluid and ways to combat the problem.

Cats are typically very clean and meticulous creatures who would rather pee in an area where they can easily cover it up, so if your cat has taken to urinating outside the litter box or on other areas of your home, you will want to discover why. Read on to explore the possible reasons behind … Read more

Why Does My Cat Bite My Hair?

Is your feline friend a hair biter? Here are some simple reasons that may be causing that odd "hair raising" action.

For anyone that has ever pet parented a feline, they will be the first to tell you what odd behaviors their furry housemate may engage in. Cats live to the “purr of their own drummer” so what may seem odd to one person, may be just typical for a cat person. One habit some people’s … Read more

7 Steps to Housebreak a Cat

Follow these seven helpful steps to make the transition from litter box to outdoors simpler.

If you love cats, but hate that stinky litter box, then you may want to ponder the idea of housebreaking your feline (aka going outside). If left to their own devices, most cats would likely choose the great outdoor potty over the confinement of a litter box. However, there are ways to make the transition … Read more

How to Introduce Cats

Want to have more than one feline friend? Read on to find helpful steps, tips and tricks to introducing your cat to a new cat.

Cats are a lot like potato chips…you can’t have just one. The trouble with this notion is, unlike their canine counterparts, cats aren’t always too quick to accept another cat “invading” their home turf. However, don’t let that specific trait of the feline nature discourage you from adding another cat to your family.

Is My Cat Happy?

8 ways experts say will tell if your feline friend is a happy cat.

Unlike a dog that will show his happiness by wagging his tail or bouncing around, cats are more subtle in their approach to happiness…or any other emotion, really. Most cats go through life with dignity and reserve, so if you want to know if he is happy, then you’re going to have to know what to look for when asking yourself “is my cat happy?” We’ve scratched through the mounds of information from pet experts to put together a list of “happy” signs your cat is probably exhibiting on a daily basis.

Is My Cat Depressed?

Find out how to tell if your cat is depressed an how to help the kitty blues.

We as humans have probably all felt a little sad or down at times, maybe even depressed. But according to studies done by animal behaviorists in the 1990s even cats can feel the affects of depression, too. To answer the question of “is my cat depressed,” we’ve compiled a list of symptoms to check for in your feline friend.

Cats and Dogs Living Together

Getting cats and dogs to get along is not always easy but can be done. We created this guide to help anyone taking up on this challenge.

It’s a myth that dogs and cats are mortal enemies. This terrible injustice of the truth may have been perpetuated by the cartoon industry or pet owners of yesteryear that didn’t perhaps have the time or inclination to help the two species become the best of furry pals.

How do Cats Show Affection?

Find out the 7 signs that tell your cat loves you.

The idea that cats don’t show affection is simply not true. Sure, they may not always exhibit their feelings in the all-out exuberance of their canine counterparts, but it’s there; you just have to pay attention. Let’s take a journey through all the ways your feline friend is saying “I love you.”