- 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 [...]
- Cat Tips
We cover a lot of cat and kitten topics in our blog articles! The ones we have listed here are our favorite cat tips that don’t really fall into the other categories, but are filled with lots of helping information! Help, I found a stray kitty Free Template: Lost or Found Pet Flyer New Study about [...]
- Amazing Cat Cardboard Box Castle
This seemed like an appropriate post for the Boxing Day holiday! What do cats like more than a cardboard box? How about multiple cardboard boxes attached together with cutouts creating tunnels and multilevel fun! We love what this awesome cat-loving owner did for his cat Rufus, to make up for having just gone through a [...]
- Help, I found a stray kitty!
Meow! Meow! Meow! Cat rescuers seem to have built in super-hearing when its a cat or kitten’s cries for help! I’ve been asleep and woken up by hearing a meowing kitten under a car in front of my house in the middle of the night. What do you do if you find a stray kitten [...]
- Condolences for a family pet
A few weeks ago, I lost my beloved companion dog of 14 years. Her name was Claire, and I called her my “sweet stubborn soul mate.” Given the choice, she would not let me out of her sight, and her absence created a huge empty space in my life, as well as my heart. With [...]
- A Quick Guide to Cats… for Dog People
The inspiration for this article came from a conversation I had with my coworker Katya. She is one of the most dog-savvy dog people I know, a certified dog trainer, who writes amazing dog training and dog behavior articles for Adopt-a-Pet.com, as well as her “Ask Katya” video series Woof University. She told me, “My [...]