Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know, we have been a multi-cat household for quite some time now and even before we adopted our beloved Kalista, my cat Beau lived with my mom's cat Walker. Over the years we've seen some intense catfights that commonly end up with snuggles and grooming, which brings on the question... why do cats groom and clean each … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Lick & Groom Each Other? Does It Mean They like Each Other?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, When we first adopted Beau I joked that he was a vacuum cleaner because he always scarfed down his meals. Now, that's not so surprising since he was a stray who was brought into a "multi-pet" household. When we first adopted Beau we also didn't realize he had Pica, which with the combination of eating way too quickly didn't go so … [Read more...] about My Cat Eats Too Fast, Then Throws Up! 6 Easy Ways to Kitty to Slow down While Eating!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Has your cat ever bit you and immediately licked you? The first thing that you may think is... well I don't know which I prefer more... you biting me or licking me! How could something that's supposed to be soothing feel so rough? Personally, my first experience being licked by an animal was from a dog. Although I admit, I'm not a huge … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Tongues Feel like Sandpaper? What Are They Made Of?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats teeth can be fairly confusing, especially as they have four large canines and the rest are fairly teeny tiny. Not only that, but you might be wondering... do cats lose teeth and grow in adult teeth? These are important facts to know, especially when dental hygiene is so important to cats. So let's get to answering some of the most … [Read more...] about How Many Teeth Do Cats Have? Do Cats Lose Teeth? How Can I Take Care of Their Teeth?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that most cats have habits that can seem odd and lying on pieces of paper is one of the weirdest. Being a teacher, I have a lot of experience with my cats thinking that my course materials are their new bed. With Kalista, in particular, it doesn't seem to matter whether or not the paper is a standard legal size or a … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Lay on Paper? 6 Reasons Why Cats like Paper
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can feel overwhelming to think about taking care of a cat with vision-impairment or full on blindness. A lot of times cats with disabilities don't get adopted, even though with proper care and knowledge it isn't actually that much harder to take care of these cats. Now, this isn't to say that there aren't certain disabilities or long-term … [Read more...] about How Do You Tell If a Cat Is Blind? How Do You Care for a Blind Cat?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Although it can be an awkward topic to talk about, it's very important to understand the reproductive cycle of your cat/kitten. Now, for many of my regular readers, this is a topic that you may not need to learn about since your cats are most likely spayed. However for the new foster parents or folks who recently adopted a kitten who is too … [Read more...] about How Long & When Do Cats Stay in Heat? How Can You Tell If She’s in Heat and What Care Should You Take?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever sat in a room and smelled a foul odour? Well did you take a look around your room to see what could have caused the odour? Was there nothing but your cat staring blankly at you? Well, that might be because your cat is the cause of the scent. SO DO CATS ACTUALLY FART? Let's put it like this. Cats can experience … [Read more...] about Can Cats Fart? Is Something Wrong If They Do Fart?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be extremely difficult to receive news that your little one is sick and even more difficult if you've never heard of the disease/illness and are receiving the information for the first time. For that reason, I thought I would start a newer segment on the site where I take the time to break down the most common cat illnesses, what you … [Read more...] about My Cat Was Diagnosed with Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), What Should I Be Aware Of?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Nipples can be a weird subject to talk about, especially when it comes to cats. I actually had a friend take their cat to the emergency because they thought their cat's nipple was a tumour. So why is it that nipples are so taboo? Is there anything important to know about cat nipples? Absolutely! So, let's get started! Do All Cats Have … [Read more...] about How Many Nipples Do Cats Have? Do Male Cats Have Nipples?