Cats are fairly hardy creatures who don't run into many health problems, especially when they are fed a proper diet and given plenty of exercises. Many pet owners report never having to take their cats to the vet for anything serious, but how do you tell if something is wrong? Because of a cat's stubbornness and hardiness, they often don't show any signs of sickness until … [Read more...] about My Cats Eyes Are Watering! What’s Wrong and How You Can Help
I know this post is so late and that we're already midway through the third week with Stevie, but to be honest... any time I spend with Stevie is so focussed on Stevie these days. Stevie has made huge leaps and bounds in our relationship and I'm happy to say that I think we're best friends now! Although Stevie doesn't come running to the door as soon as I come … [Read more...] about Cat Sitting My Friend’s Cat Stevie (Week 2)
It feels like every day I learn something new about my cats. Their habits, their routines and especially what they are trying to say. Over the years my cats have developed forms of communication to help us understand what they want. For example, Beau will always place his right paw on you when he's hungry. Beau also has different types of meows to let us know exactly … [Read more...] about Why Does My Cat Rub Against Me? What Does My Cat Want?
Cat owners frequently get a bad rap due to foul smells in their homes. Although this is often a false assumption of a standard cat home, there can be some truth to the matter. When I was still in the dating game I had someone turn down a date because "your house probably smells from the cats and I would never date anyone who has cats." While I'm certain that there were other … [Read more...] about My Cat Stinks! Why Your Cat Smells & What You Can Do to Fix It!
A friend of mine recently asked me if I was available to babysit her cat, Stevie, while she was away for the month. Being that I've already met Stevie and that they live close by, it seemed like the opportunity was meant to be. I've personally never had to babysit a cat before, other than my mom's cat, but who could say no to the opportunity to meet and spend time with a new … [Read more...] about Cat Sitting My Friend’s Cat Stevie (Week 1)
Cats spend the majority of their days lazying about and sleeping. Truthfully, the majority of the pictures that I take of my cats have been while they were sleeping, because that's just how much they do it! Whether your cat loves to sleep by your head or your feet, it's hard not to question whether or not they dream. What kind of dreams do they have? Are they dreaming … [Read more...] about Do Cats Dream? What Do Cats Dream About?
What's one feature that always seems to be in most cat toys and is appearing more and more in cat treats? Catnip. Catnip toys and regular catnip has dominated the pet industry for years and although it's been extremely popular it's always a good idea to take a step back and question, well is it safe for my cats? WHAT EXACTLY IS CATNIP? In short, catnip is an herb that is … [Read more...] about Is Catnip Bad for Cats? What Can I Use Catnip For?
It's undeniable that diet is one of the most important factors for humans to stay healthy. Well, the same thing can be said about cats. Although it's easy to trust whatever a pet store merchant or pet food company says about their product, it's important to also understand what a cat's natural diet contains. Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning that in the wild their … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Rice? What Kind of Rice Safe for Cats?
Sometimes cats can be little rascals who get themselves into big messes. I know my cats have knocked over dishes, containers and have even stuck their faces into dirty nooks that they shouldn't have been in in the first place. Although I'm not a huge fan of giving cats baths regularly, there are certain times where a bath is a must. This is especially true of cats who … [Read more...] about Is Dawn Dish Soap Safe for Cats? Can It Kill Fleas?
Naming your cat can be a quite difficult and daunting task. This is especially true if you're someone who wants to make a lasting impression on your friends and family who meet your cat. I find some pets are easier to name, especially if they have a specific colouration like a tortie or calico. Even some species seem to be a lot easier to come up with quirky names for. … [Read more...] about Cute & Funny Stoner Cat Names (For Boys & Girls!)