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Cat panting: 5 reasons behind this behavior and what you should do about it

We don't think about cats panting but it does happen. If you notice your animal with her tongue out, you might have to take a trip to the vet.
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Why do cats spray? This obnoxious behavior, explained

Why do cats spray? It's essential to understand why (and whether your cat is really spraying at all). Plus, tips to help you curb the cat spraying.
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8 essential tips for disciplining cats

Cats may seem indifferent, but you can still train them. Our guide shows you how to discipline a cat with eight easy and effective tips.
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Why do cats throw up? (Plus, the one thing you should always do)

Why is my cat throwing up? The question is a common one, but the answer is highly individual. Here's what to know and why to calla vet.
A one-eyed cat sleeps with the other open

Cats sleep with their eyes open — it’s creepy, but here’s why they do it

Ever seen a cat sleeping with its eyes open? It's weird! Here's why they do it and when you need to step in and take kitty to the vet.
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The Best Cat Tree of 2024

Explore the best cat tree of 2024! Our article provides an in-depth review and guide to help you choose the perfect cat tree for your feline friend
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How long do kittens sleep? How to encourage yours to sleep through the night

Is there anything cuter than a kitten sleeping? Kitties are incredibly active, but you can train them to sleep through the night. Here's how.
Kitten in kitchen eating

How many times a day should kittens eat?

Your kitten will need more fuel for his growing body than an adult cat. We give suggestions on how much he can eat each day to be happy.
Cat near its litter box

Is there blood in your cat’s stool? Don’t panic — here’s what it means and what to do

If your cat has bloody stools, don't panic — you might just have to wait it out. Reach for this guide before calling the vet.
Striped orange cat meowing

Why do cats meow excessively? 6 possible causes – and solutions that can help you both

Talkative cats are cute, but excessive meowing can be annoying. Here are some possible causes and solutions that can help both of you.
Cat with empty bowl looking up

Loss of weight in cats can be a symptom of many things – Here’s what you need to know and when to call the vet

Loss of weight in cats is a serious issue. Here's why you need to contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.
A close-up of a gray cat hissing

Why do cats hiss? There are actually several reasons for this behavior

Why do cats hiss? This question is an important one to ask, so you can do what you can to avoid making a cat hiss (and help others do the same).
A black and white cat's lower body as they lie on hardwood floor

Why do cats wag their tails? The interesting facts behind it

Everyone knows what a wagging tail means on a dog, but why do cats wag their tails? The real answer may surprise you.
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Why do cats bite? Here are the 6 main reasons

Sometimes cats bite out of nowhere, but it's not actually for no reason. We'll walk through six potential causes for sudden snapping.
A cat lies on her back kneading

Why do cats make biscuits? Here’s why your cat kneads

There's a bit more to cats making biscuits than meets the eye. Here are the five main reasons why your pet might knead you or their surroundings.
An orange tabby cat sleeps with their eyes closed

Why do cats sleep so much? Are all those snooze sessions something to worry about?

Whether your furry friend sleeps the day away or is often awake between cat naps, it can be difficult to know if their sleep schedule is normal.
Black cat lying on a table with plants on a balcony

If cats had New Year’s resolutions, here’s what they would be

If your cat had to set New Year's resolutions, we've guessed what they'd be. Plus, how you can help your cat meet their goals.
A Maine Coon cat reaches his snow-covered paw toward the camera.

Wondering how to keep cat warm in cold weather – here are 9 effective ways to help your pet stay toasty

How do you keep cats warm in cold weather? Help your kitty cat stay warm in winter with these effective strategies.
Kitten on a couch wearing a red sweater

Are cat clothes necessary in cold weather? What to consider

Before getting your cat a sweater, consider these things first.
A black cat with a dusting of snow on her coat stands outside

Do cats get cold outside? Veterinarians explain what temperature is too low for outdoor kitties

Is it too cold outside for your cat? Find out what temps he can take and if you are harming your cat by leaving him outside.
Orange cat sleeping on a bed covered by a blanket

What is a safe temperature for cats indoors? Here’s how to take care of your kitty in the winter

Your indoor cat needs just as much care in winter as your outdoor one. Follow these steps to ensure he stays warm this season.
Cat sleeping on a beige fleece blanket

Do cats sleep more in winter because they’re depressed? Here’s what to know about seasonal changes in felines

If it seems like your cat sleeps more in winter, you're not just imagining things. Here's what to know about cats, sleep, and seasonal depression.
Kitten sitting outside of litter box

How to introduce a new litter box to your cat: Our top tips

Convincing a cat to try something new isn’t easy — until now. Here are tips to get your kitty to use a new litter box.
Gray cat curled up under a fluffy blanket

6 common reasons your cat sleeps under the covers and how to prevent it

Sometimes, cats just love sleeping under the covers. Here are some common reasons why and what you can do about it.
A dog steals dinner from the Christmas table

Vets reveal 5 biggest dangers to pets during the Christmas season (and what to do to keep them safe

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but vets warn it's also the most dangerous for pets. Keep track of these things so your animals stay safe.
A black and white cat in a Christmas tree

Here’s what to do if your cat’s chewing the Christmas tree lights

Is your cat chewing the Christmas tree lights? This is what you should do to stop your cat from getting her claws in the decorations this year.
Shorthair kitten sitting in a litter box

Why is your cat lying in the litter box?

Your cat may have reasons for lying in the litter box, but that doesn't make it OK. Here's what to do when you find your cat sitting in the litter box.
A cat sits beneath a Christmas tree on top of a present

Video: This is everything that can go wrong with your cat and your Christmas tree

Cats can't help it: They have to climb the Christmas tree. While it looks funny in this video, you need to protect your pets this holiday.
A gray munchkin cat kitten stands on top of a white dressing table

Everything you need to know about the munchkin cat: Some facts may surprise you

Here's a closer look at everything you should know before getting a munchkin cat, including the cost, life span, and personality.
Gray cat biting a person's hand

Is your cat biting when you pet them? This is what they’re trying to tell you

Is your cat biting you when you're petting them? Yes, your feline friend is trying to tell you something. Follow these steps to figure out the cause.
Side view of a cat sticking out its tongue

Why do cats stick out their tongues? Here are several surprising (and mostly harmless) reasons

There are a few potential causes behind cats sticking out their tongues and for your cat's funny-looking, tongue-half-out appearance.
Gray longhair cat sitting indoors in a sunny spot

Can indoor cats grow winter coats? Here’s what to know about feline coat thickness in winter

Even if they live indoors, your cats will grow winter coats. Here's what you need to know to help them stay as comfortable as possible this winter.
A dark-haired woman wearing a green sweater holds a tabby cat on her lap

3 scientific benefits of being a cat person – you’ll be surprised with what we found

We're here to share the top three benefits of sharing your home with a feline companion -- and recommend some of our favorite beginner-friendly cat breeds, too.
A cat stares at the running sink carefully

Funny cat behavior: This confused kitty’s reaction to a running bath is hilarious

It's a well known fact that cats hate water, but where does this come from? Watch one cat's fascination with the tub and find out why cats hate wet.
A fluffy gray cat perches in a windowsill surrounded by autumnal decor

Can cats eat turkey? These are the Thanksgiving foods your cat can eat safely

Can cats eat turkey? Here are foods that are safe to share with your cat this Thanksgiving holiday (and the ones that aren't).
A black cat with a dusting of snow on her coat stands outside

Is it safe for cats to be outside in winter? The answer may surprise you

Know the following information before allowing your cat outdoors in the winter.
Cat with blue eyes staring into the distance

Can cats have autism? Here’s what to know about unusual behavior in cats

While cats can't have autism, there are some special-needs cats. We help you learn some important things about feline behavior.
Cat sitting in a lap

Lap time, nap time: Why your lap cat chooses to sit on you

There are many reasons a cat enjoys climbing into your lap to sit or lie down. Here they are, and yes, your cat does like you.
Cat curled up in a ball while sleeping in grass

Video: We’ve seen some weird cat sleeping spots, but this feline’s is the strangest

Cats love to sleep in weird positions. Check out one of the strangest we've seen and learn more about why they choose weird spots to nap in.
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Making the lives of pets and owners better: This smart cat feeder has a camera

The Granary Camera Feeder is a smart cat feeder from PETLIBRO that allows you to check in on your pets remotely and even interact with them.
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Why is my cat peeing on my bed? The real truth (and how to stop this gross habit)

Your cat peeing on your bed is one of the most irritating things possible. We discuss your cat’s peeing problem, the causes, and the solutions.
Tabby cat sitting in a litter box

The coolest cat litter box options for your furry friend

Choosing the right litter box depends on your cat's preference, size, the cat litter you use, and the space you have available. Check out these cool options.
Gray cat lying on a white comforter at the foot of a bed

Does your cat sleep with you? You should be thrilled

If your independent cat sleeps with you, you're doing something right. Here are the reasons why he might choose to cuddle up by your side at night.
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Is incense bad for cats? 4 important things to consider before using it in your home

Is incense bad for cats? Do you love the smell of it but worry about the potential for harming your feline friend? This is everything you should consider.
Three tabby kittens snuggling in a gray cat bed.

How much should a kitten weigh? Here’s what the experts have to say about the kitten weight chart

Here are expert guidelines on how much a kitten should weigh and what you can do to help her get to the right size.
Cat eating from their food bowl

If your cat is overeating, here’s what you need to know about their health

Is your cat food-motivated, bored, or actually hungry? Here's what you need to know about your cat's overeating habits and how it affects their health.
Close-up of a black cat face

Why suspicion around black cats rises around Halloween

Suspicion around black cats rises during the Halloween season, and there are a few reasons why that go back thousands of years.
Gray cat being held by the scruff of the neck

Why scruffing a cat is something you should never do according to experts

Experts advise against scruffing a cat, as it can cause stress. Instead, try out one of these techniques to restrain a cat.
Two white kittens looking curious

Why does my cat stare at me for no reason? Good question – we dug up some answers for you

Why does my cat stare at me? There's usually a reason — or perhaps a few. Here's what to know and when to be concerned.
Tortoiseshell cat sitting in front of a vase of flowers

Tortoiseshell cat health problems to worry about, according to experts

Tortoiseshell cats are gorgeous cats beloved by pet parents everywhere. Experts explain some of the common health issues associated with torties.