Category Archives: Cats

Female Cats Vs. Male Cats

When choosing a cat to join your household, considering gender will help you determine what behaviors to expect. Regardless of gender, a kitten's personality may change when growing into adulthood. While each gender typically exhibits certain behaviors, consider the individual's personality before bringing the cat into your life. Altered Cats Neutered males and spayed females…
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Is it Chlorine in Pools Safe for Pets?

Is it Chlorine in Pools Safe for Pets? As temperatures rise and a hairy creature’s thoughts turn to summer swimming, owners across the country are asking themselves: is it ok for my pet to take a dip in the family pool? As pet owners become more educated and inquisitive about the effects of various chemical…
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Ways to Keep Your Cat Cool in Summer Heat

10 Ways to Keep Your Cat Cool in Summer Heat 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 long. This can easily become a health issue. So what can you do to keep your feline friend comfortable during…
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Cat Breed Info – Savannah Cat

If the call of the wild is what attracts you to cats, the Savannah is one to consider. Created by crossing African Servals with domestic cats and then breeding the offspring to cats such as Egyptian Maus, Oriental Shorthairs, Savannahs, Ocicats and others, this cat stands out for his large pointed ears and spotted golden,…
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Caring For Older Cats

Cats can live to a ripe old age - over twenty in some cases - But did you know that your cat is considered 'mature' after the age of eight? As they age, your cat will require a little more monitoring and attention in order to be on the look out for any warning signs…
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POUNCE – Photo Book of Jumping Kittens

The last time we saw photographer Seth Casteel, he was capturing the whimsical portraits of underwater babies and underwater canines. Not only did his work go viral, the resulting photo books solidified him as a New York Times' bestselling author. Now Casteel is back at it again. In his latest photo book, "Pounce," he's moved…
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Poisonous Plants to Look Out For

While plants and flowers are a great way to decorate, not every plant is safe for your home. We know poison oak shouldn’t be touched, and to keep poinsettias away from our pets, but did you know some of your favorite blooms may have toxic properties as well? We’ve rounded up a list of common…
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8 Things People Do That Cats Hate

We love our cats and consider them family. “Cute” cat videos go viral in minutes. Your cat may not think our human behavior is always so cute, yet we expect our cats to adjust to our crazy human environment. As responsible pet parents, it’s important for us to understand their world. Pay careful attention to…
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How to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

Once you see it done successfully, you'll feel better about clipping your cat's nails on your own. A desire to scratch is one of the cat's most basic, natural instincts.  And for you, the cat owner, protecting your furniture and your family from being scratched is one of your basic instincts. The best way to avoid…
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Making Homemade Cat Food: Recipes, Benefits and More

These days, there’s a good chance the content of your cat’s bowl has been mass-produced by a multinational company, like Purina. But factories are often located in countries with limited controls — even for products intended for human consumption. As a result, many people are returning to the basics for their pets. If you would like to surprise your kitty with…
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What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition Food is the foundation of health. How long an animal lives and, most important, the quality of its life, depend greatly on the quality and quantity of the food that it eats. Simply put, food is body-fuel, and provides the energy needed for an animal…
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Playtime With Your Cat

Play time offers physical and mental benefits that keep your cat entertained and can help eliminate destructive behaviours like clawing. Once upon a time – and not so very long ago – cats were mostly outdoors critters. They weren’t kept as household pets nearly as much as is common these days. In those not-so-long-ago days,…
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5 Great Ways To Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control

Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control Our dogs and cats give us so much pleasure but on the downside, they do tend to leave a few muddy paw prints around the place and quite a lot of their hair on the furniture, carpets and curtains. However, cleaning up after a pet is just…
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Bengal Cat – Breed Information

Any Bengal cat owner will agree that, whether you're drawn by their beautiful coat or tempted by their cheeky sense of humour, you'll certainly have your work cut out for you if you welcome one of these mini leopards into your home. Bengal Cat History A new and controversial breed, the Bengal is fast growing…
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Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets

10 Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets Spring has finally sprung — but some of the flowers and plants growing in your garden or blooming in your vases could cause serious harm to your pet. Lilies You may be tempted to decorate your home with a beautiful bouquet of lilies, but doing so could…
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Arrange the Best Cat Accommodation for Your Kitty

Cats are very sensitive about leaving the place where they spend major part of their lives. They do not object with the fact that you will be at work away from home for a few hours. They know very well that you will come home at the end of the day and feed them. Cats…
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