This is a collection of our most important cat care, health and behavior articles that every cat owner should read in order to improve their cats life.
You know the drill, you are in bed, covers pulled up, and you start to drift off to a wonderful dream. Then your cat starts scratching at the closed door or door frame. There goes your good night’s sleep. Or does it have to? Do you want to learn how to stop your cat from scratching your door at night? Is there a way to keep your cats out of the bedroom? Do you want to learn how to stop your cat from scratching your door at night? We’ve tried many different ways and here are the proven methods.
In this article you’ll learn 4 proven methods to stop your cat from scratching your bedroom door.
“How much should I feed my cat?” is one of the most common questions our patients ask. Veterinarians and cat behaviorists must often answer cat food-related questions, such as what is the best cat food, is dry food better for cats and others. No matter the type of food, the key question is how many grams of cat food per day is needed?
The only straight answer to this question is: Provide your cat enough cat food to maintain a healthy weight and not enough to gain excess body weight. Isn’t that brilliant? But what does it mean?
In this article, you’ll learn how much to feed to feed your cat.
Is your cat having fun indoors? If you didn’t rearrange your house before bringing your new kitten home in order to enrich your cat’s environment, most likely, he’s not. Your home is comfortable for humans, but may not be the most enriching place for your cat. Why should you do this? Well, imagine you lived inside the same place but nothing in that space was interesting to you. You’d get bored quickly right? Well, same thing for your cat. Since he spends all day and night there, he will be happier if there is fun things to do and explore.
In this article, we are going to instruct you how to make your cat’s surroundings more appealing, fun, stimulating and a closer match to the life outdoors.
Having an indoor cat or an outdoor cat is the decision that will impact your cat’s life the most. In our other articles we talked about introducing you kitten to his new home, your dog, and overcoming the fright in your new kitten. Deciding what makes the most sense for your new kitten and you is something to consider carefully.
Now, we want to list advantages or disadvantages of having your pet, as an indoor cat or an outdoor cat.
Late in the previous year we decided to have a New Year’s resolution: to feed our cat a better quality food. Mainly, because we already ditched the dry food in the middle of the last year, which we think was the best thing that had happened to our cat… ever.
In case there are cat owners who’d like to join our resolution, here’s a list of all the benefits our cat saw after switching from dry kibble food to a raw diet. Since introducing raw meat in their cat’s food may be over the roof for many cat owners, it’s worth noting, most of benefits listed in this article will still be achieved if you switch to canned food. So, wanna give it a try – here’s what awaits your cat. continue reading…
Stress is one of the most popular reasons for health and behavior problems in cats. In many cases the owner of a bad behaving cat may not even be aware that the stress is what’s causing the behavior.
Magically, by reducing your cat’s stress, you might be able to solve the behavior problems of your cat instantly.
Spaying or neutering your cat seems a very responsible step for pet owners to take. Many a pet owner we see in our veterinary clinic are increasingly viewing this surgery as an obvious thing to do. That’s a good trend to see.
But have you ever wondered what the difference between spay and neuter implications for a cat? In this article, you are going to learn the positive implications of spaying or neutering cats but also the negatives as well.
Cat behavior can change dramatically after spaying or neutering surgery. There are plenty of reasons to spay or neuter your cat; an ability to avoid pregnancy and to control the population of unwanted pets are the most obvious ones. At the same time, for house cat owners, maybe the most valuable are the changes in their pet’s behavior. In this article, you’ll learn the expected changes in your cat after spaying or neutering.
If a cat is not using its litter box, owners are usually worried about the mess it creates.
If you want to correct the elimination of your cat in inappropriate places, the best way to start is by identifying the reason why your cat is doing so.
No matter if you have a kitten that has never used a litter box or an older cat who does not use it anymore. There is always a reason. continue reading…
How do you know if you are ready for a cat?Getting new furniture or changing a carpet is challenging, even though they are just non living things.
Getting a cat, however, is extremely serious decision. It’s a living creature we’re implementing in our lives, and both sides are affected. You can’t throw him out (even though many do) if it does not satisfy you and many cats may live up to several decades. Besides that, cat is going to change the way you live, that is, if you really intend to be the best owner your new cat could have.
So, here’s a list of things to ask yourself, before getting sure whether you are ready, or not for your first cat. continue reading…
When someone refers to a clicker training, we usually think of dogs. However, did you know cats are also responsive to clicker training?
In this article, we are going through the basics of clicker training in cats. What is i, why does it work and how should you go about clicker training your furry friend? continue reading…