Training a cat to help people cope with boredom, stress and other emotions takes time and energy, but when you mix that human dedication with a cat who loves attention, you’ve got a match made in heaven changing lives every day. Here are three people who do just that.
Why can’t they just all get along? Are we asking too much for a cat and a pet rat or budgie to be best buddies?
When a house is on fire or elections are underway, local news reporters are ready to find out the facts. But how do feline companions help them get through the stress of daily deadlines? Meet some broadcast journalists who think cats are their savior for their sanity.
Although cats have a reputation for being untrainable, this isn’t the case at all. Clicker training is an aspect of positive reinforcement training that allows you to teach your cat new skills quickly and effectively.
As a salute to those cats who have chosen to take on a life dedicated to public service, let’s meet a revered quartet of intrepid firehouse felines.
Does your cat shun the water bowl every time he walks past it? Ensuring your cat is well-hydrated can prove to be quite a challenge. But you know your feline friend needs to drink up to stay healthy. How can you tempt your cat to step up his water consumption? We have tips for you.
Jason and Lori Griggs kept striking out in their search for a therapy cat for their daughter, Kiley, because frightened kitties would run away from the teen’s motorized wheelchair. Here’s the story.
Pet food company Blue Buffalo offers the following signs of cancer in cats, courtesy of Dr. Victoria Carmella.
For those with pets, leaving an abuser can be difficult, as only 15% of U.S. domestic violence shelters allow pets. Purina and RedRover have passionately addressed this issue for more than a decade by providing grants, resources and support to help domestic violence shelters better serve the needs of abuse survivors with pets.