• Top Tips on Introducing Your New Kitten to Your Current Pets

    Photo by: Freddie Marriage on Unsplash New kittens are sweet, snuggly, and downright irresistible! If you already have a resident cat or dog, though, you might hesitate: Will all of the animals get along? What if your newest furry friend gets hurt by a territorial cat or a rambunctious dog? What if your older pet […]

  • Keep Your Cat’s Brain Healthy

    As your cat ages, changes are occurring in their brain. Ultimately, these changes may lead to anxiety, reduced coping ability, confusion, altered sleep patterns and eating habits, house soiling, and altered social interactions with family members and other pets. Some cat owners think that these behaviors are normal in an older cat, but they aren’t […]

  • 5 Ways to Appreciate Your Cat on National Cat Day

    The social media gurus among us know that Saturdays have permanently been renamed Caturday, but did you know that October 29th is National Cat Day? Yes, it’s true, this entire weekend is all about the cats. According to NationalDayCalendar.com, National Cat Day was founded to help the public recognize the number of cats that need to […]

  • Boy vs Girl Cats

    Do you want to adopt a boy cat or a girl cat? Do gender it matter? You may be looking at adopting a new cat or kitten and wondering, what are the differences between boy and girl cats? Aside from the anatomical and chromosomal differences, or maybe partially because of them, we believe there are […]

  • 6 Tips for Cats Scared of Dogs

    In a perfect world, all puppies and kittens would have plenty of positive playtime with each other from a very young age, like my former foster kittens and puppy in the photo above. The reality is, many pets don’t have the opportunity to be multi-species socialized. This article is about a very specific scenario for […]

  • How to transition an outdoor cat to indoors

    Sometimes, transitioning a cat from outdoors to indoors as easy as closing the door. Sometimes, you and they need a little more help! Cats are remarkable creatures, amazingly adaptable, independent and resilient yet dependent and sensitive too. They’re also each incredibly unique personalities made up of their biological and environmental backgrounds. When you adopt a […]

  • Do cat-proof curtains exist?

    Curtains and blinds make great cat toys… said no cat owner, ever! Plenty of cats and kittens do find the swaying curtain pulls, shimmering sheers, and horizontal mini-blinds not only irresistible for hiding, pouncing, and batting, but they also are clearly thinking, “Why does my human keep putting them in the way of my view […]

  • Stop cat meowing at night

    Cats meow to communicate. Most often domestic cats are meowing to try to tell their humans something. Usually humans appreciate these vocal requests, being such vocally communicative creatures ourselves. But when a cat is meowing at night when we (and our neighbors) are trying to sleep, that’s not usually appreciated! Cats are naturally nocturnal beings. […]

  • How to make an indoor grass pet potty

    Sometimes dogs or cats need an indoor place to go potty. You might be house training a baby kitten or puppy, getting an outdoor cat used to being and going potty indoors, or perhaps you have an elderly very-housebroken pet who won’t use pee pads and isn’t making it quickly enough to the outside. There […]

  • Why and how to… train your cat to come when called

    One of the first things I start doing the first day I have a new foster cat is to teach him or her to come when called. This isn’t just a party trick! Just like for dogs, teaching your cat “recall” or to come to you when you make a particular sound or say a […]