Cats drinking out of toilets can be unpleasant, but it does happen. If you have a cat that loves to drink out of the toilet, you likely have questions, such as, “Why me?!” We’re here to help. Here are the reasons that your cat is likely drinking toilet water and tips for stopping this behavior. […]
Cats are obligate carnivores and therefore predominantly evolved to eat meat in their diet. Many owners tend to favor feeding high-quality cat food—only to see them snatch not-so-fresh meat out of the garbage. But can cats eat spoiled meat? No, cats should not eat spoiled meat. They can get sick and are also able to contract
Preventing a cat from getting pregnant is most commonly accomplished through spaying and neutering. But there might be times when a cat owner doesn’t want such a permanent solution and would rather investigate other options. It’s even better if it can be accomplished naturally. There are various alternatives to spaying and neutering, although only one
Humans have used essential oils for eons—as long ago as 4500 B.C. in Ancient Egypt, where they were used in ointments and cosmetics. Today, essential oils are used as part of aromatherapy and to help with minor health conditions. But there are questions regarding the safety of using essential oils like patchouli around our cats.
If you’re curious about the aging process in cats, or you already have a senior cat and are wondering if they will go gray, we’re here to help. Some cats will go gray as they age, while others won’t change hair color at all. Both scenarios are normal. Here, we discuss the possible gray hair
Many of us enjoy munching on a muffin from time to time. They are tasty and can fill the gap when you’re hungry between mealtimes. There are so many options, too—blueberry, chocolate, bran, and cranberry, just to name a few! But would it be okay to share a piece of your muffin with your cat?
If you participate in a trap-neuter-return program for stray and feral female cats or you currently own a nursing cat, you may have thought about having her spayed. The process is crucial for stray and feral cats to prevent multiple pregnancies, and for your own cat unless you are a breeder. Having your cat spayed
Artichokes are delicious vegetables that can be savored as treats. There are many ways that you can enjoy artichokes, and they also happen to have nutritional benefits. If you want to share something you enjoy with your beloved cat, you might wonder if it’s safe to give your cat a piece of your artichoke. We
If you’ve ever been stung by a wasp, it’s definitely an experience that you don’t want to repeat! Even seeing a wasp may bring about some fear and apprehension, especially if you see your cat eating one. The good news is that eating a wasp isn’t necessarily dangerous to your cat, but being stung by
Naming your cat can sometimes be easy, but other times, it can be a challenge. After all, you’ll potentially have your cat for a couple of decades, and you want something that suits them. If you have an appreciation for the letter T or just want your cat to have a name that will go