- Prepping Your Home for Your Newly Adopted Cat
Adopting a shelter cat is a wonderful experience. But, bringing home a new feline friend requires a great deal of preparation. Most shelter cats need to adjust to a new home. The following tips will help your new kitty feel more comfortable as a house cat. #1 Create a private area. Animal shelters can [...]
- DIY build a kitten fort
Kittens love forts! They also love new things, so DYI kitten forts that you can reconfigure easily and for free are not only tons of fun for kittens, they’re fun for you and your family too! This is going to be one of the easiest DIY projects you’ve ever done, or a great one to [...]
- Tips for a happy New Year’s Eve with your pets
Happy New Year! New Year’s Eve is tonight. Are you and your pets ready? If you’re having a party at your house, consider safely containing even the most social party animal for his and her safety. You may think your pets seem happy, but cats, dogs and other pets are excellent at hiding stress (a [...]
- Book Review: Catification by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin
Can you see the excitement on my foster cat’s face? He has been listening to me oooh and ahh over the ideas in Jackson Galaxy’s newest book Catification - Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You!) and he can’t wait for me to get started on some of the projects I bookmarked! [...]
- Video: Scooter the Neutered Cat
Hip spectacles. No testicles. Meet Scooter, the suave neutered cat. He’s making it his mission to educate cat lovers on the importance of spaying and neutering. Check out his video for some great wisdom. Plus, he’s adorable!
- Are covered litter boxes better?
To cover or not to cover, that is the question! A question for you and for your cat. There are a number of pros and cons to covered vs uncovered litter boxes. For humans, in the pro column, they visually hide your cat’s bathroom, and going to the bathroom. If your cat is one who [...]
- Halloween pet costume fun!
Does your pet like being dressed up in silly costumes and making you smile? I know my dogs do! They might not be thrilled with the process of getting the costume on and perfectly adjusted, but once the velcro straps are secure, you should see how they strut around! They especially love the “treat” part [...]
- DIY make The World’s Biggest Litterbox
Are you looking for help with a cat that is peeing outside the box? This article may be your instant easy fix! Maybe it’s not verifiably The World’s Biggest Litterbox, but the enormous litter box that my vertical urinating foster cat inspired me to create is the biggest I’ve ever seen! (Yes, that’s a photo of the [...]
- Cat with a view
There’s no question that cats who live indoors-only live longer, healthier lives. Since we want them to live long, healthy, HAPPY lives too, it is up to us cat caretakers to add hunting, watching, chasing, pouncing, sniffing, hiding, and listening enrichment to their indoor environment. One way to add a bunch off that checklist is [...]
- DIY Floor to Ceiling Sisal Cat Pole – Video!
For some time I’ve been eyeing some of the amazing Ikea Stolmen pole creations creative DIY folks have been constructing for cats. But the latest discovery on the Hauspanther blog (formerly ModernCat.net) may be the one that motivates me to brave the Ikea crowds and break out the drill and nontoxic glue gun. Looks like [...]