Giving your cat a bath can often be a chore, especially when your cat hates water. While most pet parents can get away with never washing their cats because their cats clean themselves thoroughly, some of our feline companions prove to be messier than others. Not to mention, if your cat ever has to undergo surgery, you will definitely have to give them some extra … [Read more...] about What Can I Wash My Cat With? Top List of Best Cat Shampoos & Soaps
It can be scary when your cat ends up self-harming, especially if there is seemingly nothing wrong healthwise with them. One of the most common forms of self-harm cats express is pulling out their hair. It's easy to assume that the cause of self-harm stems from psychological or behavioural problems, however, cats have been known to pull out their hair for a number of … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Pull out Their Hair? Is My Cat Sick?
We all love when our cats get comfortable with us, especially at night, when they choose to come to sleep with us on their own accord. While not all cats like to sleep right beside or on their owners, the majority of cats will feel comfortable enough to sleep by the foot of their owner's bed or on their owner's feet. But why is that? As is with most things … [Read more...] about Why Does My Cat Sleep on My Feet? Why Do They Only Sleep at the Foot of My Bed?
Every so often you end up with or around a cat who has some odd habits that may seem confusing. Things like staring at their owners without looking away, needing to eat near their owners, pressing their paws into random objects or "making muffins", rubbing their face on everything and sitting on paper are just a few of the most common habits cats have that are … [Read more...] about Why Does My Cat Chew on My Fingers? Is My Cat Hungry?
As pet parents, we always want to do what's best for our animals, especially when it comes to keeping them safe and making sure we don't cause them any long-term health problems. It's for this reason that many pet parents have been changing out their regular cleaning products for more pet safe cleaning products. Don't know why? Well, many regular cleaning products such as … [Read more...] about Is Vinegar Safe for Cats to Eat? Should I Clean with Vinegar or Will It Make My Cat Sick?
Have you ever been in a situation where it feels like you're having a staring contest with your cat? I know I have and I consistently do, especially with my cat Beau. For years Beau has followed me into rooms and has stared at me and sometimes I even wake up to him standing on my chest trying to stare deep into my eyes. So why is it that our cats are … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean When Your Cat Stares at You? How to Understand What Your Cat Is Saying
Having an outdoor cat comes with some worries, especially if you or your neighbours are avid gardeners. While some plants, flowers and herbs are beneficial to help promote healthy soil and a perfect mini-ecosystem, there are a number of plants that are extremely toxic to cats and may even cause something as fatal as death. It is very important to understand which plants … [Read more...] about Are Marigolds Poisonous to Cats, Kittens, Dogs or Puppies? What Do I Do If My Pet Has Eaten One?
Who can deny that having a smelly litter box is the absolute worst part of having a cat, but what you may not know is it doesn't have to be like that. I can't tell you the number of times people have asked me if my house smells because I have cats and I have to explain that a smelly litter box isn't always a factor when you keep cats. Smelly litter boxes are … [Read more...] about My Cat’s Litter Box Smells What Can I Do? Advice for Smelly Litter Boxes in Small Apartments
It can be extremely tempting to give your cat a bit of whatever you're eating, especially if they are sniffing at you or begging. We've had our fair share of confusion when Walker comes up to us begging to eat bananas and Beau whenever we open a tub of ice cream. Thing is, even though apples are a great treat or snack for humans, they can be fairly unsafe for cats to … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Apples? Are Apples Bad for Cats?
Over the years I've noticed our cats have very different eating habits and with the newest addition of Kalista, I've stumbled on an eating habit that some may find very annoying. While both Beau and Walker are happy to eat on their own, it seems like Kalista needs you to be sitting right beside her or she won't eat. Not only that, Kalista will follow you all over the … [Read more...] about My Cat Only Wants to Eat near or Next to Me While I Watch… Is Something Wrong?