4 Feline-Friendly Alternatives To Declawing

By |2022-11-06T16:11:36+00:00November 5th, 2022|Cats|

Distressed blue jeans may be fashionable, but you cannot say the same about your couch. If your cat’s scratching habits have shredded your furniture, you may be asking yourself, “Does my cat really need those claws?” The answer—“Absolutely.” Cat owners often surgically declawed their cats to prevent unwanted scratching and clawing, but advancements in the [...]

3 Ways to Help Prevent Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease in Your Cat

By |2022-10-17T21:22:23+00:00October 17th, 2022|Cats|

Urinary issues seem to plague cats, and once they start, your cat can suffer future flare-ups. One of cats’ most common urinary problems is feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). A condition that has no known cause, FIC can lead to your cat developing a host of uncomfortable clinical signs. Straining to urinate, blood-tinged urine, vocalizing while [...]

7 Weird Cat Behaviors That Aren’t Weird at All

By |2021-10-16T15:59:55+00:00October 16th, 2021|Cats|

Edgar Allen Poe once wrote, “I wish that my writing was as mysterious as a cat.”  (OK, the Poe Museum––yes, that’s a thing––claims he did not, in fact, write those words, but this introduction would surely have been easier if he had.) Poe aside, cat behavior often seems downright mysterious. While their quirky antics don’t [...]

Beating Boredom: How to Provide Enrichment for Your Indoor Cat

By |2021-07-15T20:33:21+00:00July 15th, 2021|Cats|

Cats are highly curious creatures, always intrigued by what is going on around them. But, when your cat spends all day inside with minimal enrichment, they can easily become bored, which can lead to health and behavior issues. Cats who lack ample environmental enrichment can become stressed, frustrated, and irritable, and may over-groom and pull [...]

Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

By |2021-03-03T00:42:03+00:00June 7th, 2018|Cats, Dogs|

Itchy skin, watery eyes, excessive sneezing… No, we aren’t talking about your allergy symptoms. We’re talking about your pet’s allergy symptoms. Yes, our pets can suffer the unpleasant effects of allergies, just like we do. But, unfortunately, they can’t tell us when they’re having an allergic reaction. The key to keeping your pet comfortable is [...]

6 Ways to Keep Your Indoor Cat Healthy and Happy

By |2021-03-03T00:42:04+00:00April 12th, 2018|Cats, Safety|

“Even cats grow lonely and anxious.” —Mason Cooley   Does your cat crave the great outdoors? Does she spend her days looking longingly out the window, wishing she were out there doing what comes naturally to her: seeking, hunting, and pouncing? While many owners of indoor cats feel guilty depriving their feline friends of all [...]

Caring for a New Kitten – The Guide

By |2021-03-03T00:42:04+00:00June 27th, 2017|Cats|

Adopting a kitten is a truly special experience. Your new feline friend will be there to share love and joy with you for years to come. And for new kitten owners, it can be very helpful to have access to a guide that lays out the next steps for you to take for your kitten, [...]

5 Common Health Conditions in Senior Cats

By |2021-03-03T00:42:04+00:00October 14th, 2016|Cats, Senior Pets|

Nowadays, cats are living longer than ever! Because of these extended lifespans, it’s important for cat owners to learn about the health conditions that are common in aging cats. In this article, you’ll learn about a few health conditions that you should be aware of, which symptoms to look out for, and preventative steps that [...]

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