Have you ever had your cat come to beg you for more food, even though their food bowl still has food? Has your cat only eaten the center of their food and is there still a ring of food around the rim of the bowl? Well, you're not alone. I grew up in a Tupperware home, so all of my lunches were packed in Tupperware. My mom would always keep about a week of leftovers in … [Read more...] about Whisker Fatigue: What Is It? Is It Real? How Can I Help My Cat?
The last week when I was taking pictures of Stevie, I thought I noticed his tongue sticking out. I remember thinking "that's strange, I don't think I've ever noticed Stevie stick his tongue out while we're playing or cuddling." At most, Stevie drools when you pet him, but even then I've never seen him stick out his tongue. I kept taking pictures of Stevie because he … [Read more...] about Stevie, the Cat, Has a Swollen Chin/Lip. What It Is & Aftercare
I have to be honest in saying that every so often I get a thrill from seeing my cats be surprised or scared. Now, that's not to say that I scare my cats purposefully, however, on the odd happenstance where a bug freaks them out or they get scared by their tail, I have to admit I giggle. It's interesting to figure out what makes your cats tick or what gets them spooked, … [Read more...] about Why Is My Cat Scared of Cucumbers? Is It Safe to Scare Your Cat?
I think we've all experienced that frustrating moment when you find your cat sitting on something they shouldn't be sitting on. You know like the dining room table, the TV stand, the coffee table, the bookshelf or even the fridge. Your cat looks you dead in the eyes. They have a wide-eyed expression to make you believe that they're not doing anything wrong, but you … [Read more...] about Why Your Cat Keeps Knocking Things Over/Off Tables & How to Make Them Stop
In my 5 years of being a cat dad, I've had too many experiences with litter being tracked all over the house. As much as I love my cats, what I love more is sleeping in a litter-free bed each night. This used to feel unobtainable, especially because we have two little rascals that love running around the apartment. Sometimes it feels like my cats are plotting against … [Read more...] about Do Litter Mats Work? Best Ways to Reduce Litter Tracking
It's not always easy choosing a name, especially when it comes to your pets. A name typically lasts forever and it will often be the first impression you give anyone. Names are typically chosen based on personalities or looks. For example, a calico cat may be known as Autumn or Leaf as many calico owners want their cats to be named after their colouration. Some names are … [Read more...] about The Best Gender Neutral Cat Names (Over 150 to Choose from by Category)
My cats spend the majority of their time lazying about the apartment always switching up the places they want to sleep. Sometimes you can find my cats sleeping at our feet, in their beds, in their cat tree, on our chests, on our laps or even right by our heads. I always find it weird when I find my cats sleeping on my head. What is it about being up there that … [Read more...] about Why Does My Cat Always Sleep on My Head? What Does it Mean?
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
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!