How incredibly embarrassing is it when you’re trying to show your cat some love, and they hit you with the side-eye and walk away? Let’s face it, we need our cats more than they need us, and sometimes their grumpiness or bad behavior just won’t do.
Trimming your cat’s nails is one of those tasks on the cat grooming checklist that many pet parents dread doing, but that has to be done to keep your kitty safe and healthy. If your cat’s claws grow too long, there is an increased risk of infection or other issues. In fact, they can even grow into your poor kitty’s paw and then you may need to take them to the vet to get them professionally removed.
Cats are one of the most popular furry companions. In fact, according to a national pet owners survey, 42.7 million households in the US own a cat. More than half of us (67%) own some kind of pet (up from 56% in 1988, the first year the survey was conducted). That’s a lot of cat litter.
If you’ve ever wondered to yourself, “what does my cat do when I’m not home?”, you’re certainly not alone! You’ve probably also asked yourself, do they miss me? Are they mad at me for staying at work a couple extra hours? Read on to find out what your feline friend is really up to while you’re out.
While a cat may look cute in your home, most people can agree that their litter box isn’t the most appealing part of the house, especially when it comes to scent. However, with a few DIY touches you can turn your furry friend’s litter box into a much cleaner and more appealing part of your home. Read on to learn the top 10 DIY litter boxes and cat litter box hacks!
When cats meow, they are trying to communicate with you. When it comes to figuring out what exactly they are meowing about, you may have to take a closer look and pay attention to what they may be needing, whether it be attention, food and water, or fresh cat litter.
Have you ever wondered if your house smells like cat pee? Chances are, you might be “nose blind”. It happens to the best of us. We have a friend over, we’re watching a movie, eating dinner, everything is fine and dandy. That is, until you hear the words, “do you smell something?”
Before I got a cat of my own, I wasn’t exactly what one would call a “cat person.” I’ve been allergic to cats my entire life, so I enjoyed them vicariously through memes and friends. It’s not that I didn’t like cats, I just found them intimidating. I approached cats the way I approached cool teens: They’re adorable, self-assured, and their unpredictability is terrifying. I was convinced they could smell my anxious energy.
Alright everyone, it's national hug your cat day. So get cozy, grab a treat, and learn of all the ways you can appreciate your cat on National Hug Your Cat Day! And remember, not all cats are down for a full on hug, so know your cat's limits before pouring on the love.