Month: December 2009

  • Lost Cat: What You Should Do

    When your cat is lost, the most important thing to remember is to act immediately. Even a short delay may hamper your efforts to find an animal. And while microchipping your pet may have given you a sense of security about recovering your pet in the event it goes missing, don’t sit back and rely …

  • How to Clip Your Cat’s Nails

    If we humans want to return the love our cats shower upon us, a good way to do it is make sure our cat’s nails are trimmed on a regular basis. Why trim a cat’s nails? There’s a long list of reasons. Long nails can get caught on things in the house and a torn …

  • What Should I Look for When Choosing a Kitten?

    Adopting a kitten is a life-changing event. The young cat you bring home today will hopefully be with you for the next 18 years. Selecting a cat that’s right for you and your home is therefore of the utmost importance. When selecting a cat or kitten to bring home, you’ll need to consider how much …

  • Choosing the Right Cat Boarding Facility

    Like getting married or starting a new job, traveling can be a fun yet stressful time in life. One way to ease stress levels is to take the time to investigate and choose an appropriate boarding facility for your cats well in advance of your trip. Finding a kennel, pet sitting service, or boarding service …

  • Why Adopt A Cat?

    Cats are often regarded as low-maintenance pets, ideal for people who are too busy to care for a dog. Yet the decision to adopt a pet cat should not be taken lightly. A cat will become a long-term commitment as the average house cat lives between 12 and 20 years. It’s wise to go through …

  • Cleaning Your Cat’s Ears

    “Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you.” Or maybe your cats won’t come when they are called because they can’t hear you. It is probably time to learn how to clean your cat’s ears. Ear cleaning is an important part of your cat’s grooming and overall health care. …

  • Choosing the Best Cat Litter

    Birds won’t do it, dogs won’t do it, and guinea pigs can’t do it. The cat is one of the rare pets to understand how to use a bathroom facility (litter box) almost from infancy. No wonder most people consider cats to be among the cleanest (and smartest!) animals. Some History And Cat Litter Factoids: …

  • How Much to Feed Kittens

    Our detailed guide tells you how much to feed kittens, week by week.

  • Litter Training Kittens and Cats

    Using the litter box is second nature to most cats. Training kittens to use a litter box is usually as easy as showing them where it is and dropping them in. When you’re introducing your new cat to your home, the litter box should be one of your first stops. Let her sniff it a …

  • Should I Choose Two Cats from the Same Litter?

    You’ve decided to bless your home with a feline but the question is: two cats or one? Adopting two cats has its benefits and its drawbacks. Here are some considerations: Two Cats or One? Cats, unlike dogs, don’t crave packs. Imagine a cat at a cat park – they’d probably just ignore each other. Some …