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How to tell if your cat is a Maine Coon mix (and why you should care)

How to tell if your cat is a Maine Coon mix (and why you should care)

Look for these characteristics in your cat to determine if you have a Maine Coon mix on your hands.
A Siberian cat lying in a pile of fallen autumn leaves.

There’s an easy way to tell how old your cat really is

There’s an easy way to tell how old your cat really is

Here's how you can figure out how old your cat is.
Tiger kitten sitting in his litter box

Cat pee is no fun, but your kitty has a good reason to mark your stuff

Cat pee is no fun, but your kitty has a good reason to mark your stuff

If your cat has marked on something you hold dear, you're not alone. There's a reason cats pee on your stuff.
A mama cat snuggling her three kittens.

When can kittens leave their mom? Don’t separate them too early

When can kittens leave their mom? Don’t separate them too early

Kittens need to stay with their moms, so don't separate them too early.
Himalayan cat lying on a white blanket

What’s the difference between a Himalayan and a Persian cat? Get the facts

What’s the difference between a Himalayan and a Persian cat? Get the facts

Learn the key differences between a Himalayan and Persian cat before you adopt.
Shark cordless vacuum

Clean pet hair easy: The Shark cordless vacuum is a Prime Day steal

Clean pet hair easy: The Shark cordless vacuum is a Prime Day steal

Looking for a new vacuum? How about this Shark cordless model that's on a huge discount for Prime Day 2022?!
Cat outside with harness and leash

Cat stroller vs. leash: How to take your cat outdoors

Cat stroller vs. leash: How to take your cat outdoors

Cat strollers and leashes are common tools pet owners can use to take their cat outdoors safely. We discuss which one is right for your cat.
Siamese cat eating wet food out of a dish

How to help your cat get healthy: Fantastic cat supplements for weight gain

How to help your cat get healthy: Fantastic cat supplements for weight gain

Is your cat losing weight or having trouble keeping the pounds on? These supplements can help.
Orange cat sitting in a covered litter box, looking out

5 litter box hacks we think are genius (and will save you tons of clean up)

5 litter box hacks we think are genius (and will save you tons of clean up)

These litter box hacks will save you time, money, and space…not to mention some smelly messes.
Cat sitting on a sunny balcony railing

How to cat-proof your balcony before the unthinkable happens

How to cat-proof your balcony before the unthinkable happens

Learn how to cat-proof your balcony before injury or worse occurs.
Blue litter box with scoop

Get rid of fleas in the litter box: What you can do

Get rid of fleas in the litter box: What you can do

Fleas can live in a litter box! Here's how to tell if they're in your home, and get rid of them for good
Person patting a relaxed cat lying on its side

If you’re wondering whether cats like belly rubs, here’s what you need to know

If you’re wondering whether cats like belly rubs, here’s what you need to know

Some cats really like belly rubs while others do not like them at all. Here are the signs you should watch out for.
Cat drinking water out of a large metal bowl

Wondering why your cat is drinking so much water? Here’s what it could mean

Wondering why your cat is drinking so much water? Here’s what it could mean

Excessive thirst in cats has many potential causes. Learn what it means when your cat drinks more water than usual, and when you should be concerned.
Cat hiding under a blanket

Cats and fireworks don’t always mix: Try these tips to soothe your stressed pet

Cats and fireworks don’t always mix: Try these tips to soothe your stressed pet

Cats and fireworks don't always mix. Luckily, you have many ways to help your cat better cope with the fireworks.
Kitten sitting in a litter box looking up

7 telltale signs your cat may be allergic to their litter (and what you can do to help)

7 telltale signs your cat may be allergic to their litter (and what you can do to help)

Yes, cats can have allergies, too. Here's how to know if your cat is allergic to their litter and what you can do to help.
Grey cat eating out of a metal food bowl

How to put a stop to your cat scratching the floor after eating (and why they do it in the first place)

How to put a stop to your cat scratching the floor after eating (and why they do it in the first place)

Cats have an instinct to bury their food, but that doesn't mean your floor has to suffer.
Two kittens playing on a tile floor

Yes, you can set up a cat playdate (they’re actually vital for socialization)

Yes, you can set up a cat playdate (they’re actually vital for socialization)

Cat playdates are actually a thing, and your cat will benefit from you scheduling one.
Kitten in litter box

How to dispose of used cat litter

How to dispose of used cat litter

Talk to any cat owner, and they’ll tell you their least favorite part of the job is cleaning the litter box.
White cat playing with a scratching post

If you aren’t sure how old your cat is, there are a few easy ways to find out

If you aren’t sure how old your cat is, there are a few easy ways to find out

Knowing your cat's age enables you to provide them with the care they need. These tips can help you determine their approximate age.
Cat smelling a flower

Cat eating your flowers? 3 ways to save your bouquet (and keep your kitty safe)

Cat eating your flowers? 3 ways to save your bouquet (and keep your kitty safe)

Does your cat try to eat your flower arrangements or bouquets in your home? Here's what to do.
Orange cat standing in litter box

Is your cat eating litter? Here’s why — and how to stop this gross habit

Is your cat eating litter? Here’s why — and how to stop this gross habit

If your cat or kitten is eating litter, it's a serious concern. We list the reasons why and potential ways to stop it from harming your cat.
A black and white cat takes a nap on a kitchen table.

How to prevent your cat from jumping on tables and counters

How to prevent your cat from jumping on tables and counters

Here are tips for how to keep your cat off counters.
A Maine Coon cat sits outside in a yard surrounded by fallen leaves.

How to find a lost cat fast on the day they go missing

How to find a lost cat fast on the day they go missing

Here are tips on how to find a lost cat. With these tips, you're one step closer to finding your beloved cat.
Orange Maine Coon cat climbing a tree branch

8 reasons to adopt a Maine Coon as your next family pet (and 2 reasons not to)

8 reasons to adopt a Maine Coon as your next family pet (and 2 reasons not to)

Maine Coons have unique personalities. Read on to learn whether this special breed is right for you.
a gray cat and a black pug sitting on an indoor bench

The top 10 reasons dogs are better than cats at this whole friendship thing (Yes, we’re actually serious)

The top 10 reasons dogs are better than cats at this whole friendship thing (Yes, we’re actually serious)

It's time to end one of the world's greatest debates: Dogs are better than cats. Here are all the reasons why.
Tabby cat stares at her kibble in a bowl

Can cats eat tomatoes? 5 common foods you should avoid feeding your pet

Can cats eat tomatoes? 5 common foods you should avoid feeding your pet

These five foods should never be introduced to your cat.
Calico cat rubbing against a woman's cheek

Does your cat headbutt you? This is what your pet is really trying to tell you

Does your cat headbutt you? This is what your pet is really trying to tell you

Ever wonder why your cat insists on headbutting with you? Learn why.
automatic cat feeder funny video

Pet math: Cats plus automatic feeders equal (hilarious) chaos

Pet math: Cats plus automatic feeders equal (hilarious) chaos

While there are a lot of practical reasons to get an automatic cat feeder, this video illustrates a great one: Cats are hilarious when it comes to mealtimes.
Cat sitting inside of an open suitcase

Am I a bad pet parent if I sedate my cat for travel?

Am I a bad pet parent if I sedate my cat for travel?

What you need to know about cat sedatives and how to sedate your cat for travel.
Cat eating out of a food dish

Tuna is like crack to your cat: Here’s how to moderate this treat

Tuna is like crack to your cat: Here’s how to moderate this treat

Forget catnip: tuna is like crack to your cat. Learn how to moderate this treat.
A closeup shot of a hissing tabby cat.

3 common cat behavior problems you should be freaking out about

3 common cat behavior problems you should be freaking out about

Cats do weird things — but these are cat behaviors to worry about.
A vet listens to a Russian Blue cat with a stethoscope.

Does my indoor cat need vaccinations? Don’t forgo these important inoculations

Does my indoor cat need vaccinations? Don’t forgo these important inoculations

You may be surprised to know which cat vaccinations indoor cats still need to stay healthy.
Ragdoll cat lying on a table

Why we’re totally obsessed with Ragdoll cats (and you should be, too)

Why we’re totally obsessed with Ragdoll cats (and you should be, too)

Haven't heard of ragdoll cats? Here's what you need to know.
Alert cat looking into the camera with wide eyes

Cat trilling is actually a good thing — here’s why

Cat trilling is actually a good thing — here’s why

Understanding how to recognize a cat's trilling and why your cat makes this noise can help you better recognize what they're trying to tell you.
Grey 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 when you pet them? This is what they’re trying to tell you

Is your cat biting you when you're petting? Yes, your feline friend is trying to tell you something.
Gray cat looking up at the camera and meowing

Why is my cat yowling all night? How to put an end to this ongoing nightmare

Why is my cat yowling all night? How to put an end to this ongoing nightmare

If you have a yowling cat at night, you just long to get some sleep. But there are reasons for your cat's behavior.

Help your dog and cat play: The body language communication guide you need

Help your dog and cat play: The body language communication guide you need

Not sure if your dog and cat are playing or if it's something more? We'll show you what it all means and how it relates to their behaviors.
A close-up shot of a gray Maine Coon cat with bright green eyes

Do Maine Coon cats shed? Yes, and this is the secret to a clean house

Do Maine Coon cats shed? Yes, and this is the secret to a clean house

Can you give your Maine Coon a bath? Yes, and here's why you should brave it.
Kitten chewing on a toothbrush

5 easy ways to freshen your cat’s bad breath

5 easy ways to freshen your cat’s bad breath

If you're hoping for a way to make your cat's breath smell better, you've come to the right place! We list five tips to freshen your cat's breath.
Scared cat sitting on a couch hiding under a blanket

Do you have a scaredy cat? 6 effective ways to calm your kitty during a storm

Do you have a scaredy cat? 6 effective ways to calm your kitty during a storm

Are cats scared of thunder? How to calm cats during storms.
Tiger kitten sitting in his litter box

Why is your cat lying in the 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 okay. Here's what to do when you find your cat sitting in the litter box.
An orange Maine Coon cat drapes herself over the arm of a yellow chair.

Guard cat on duty: Breeds that can actually protect you from danger

Guard cat on duty: Breeds that can actually protect you from danger

Learn which cat breeds can act like guard cats and protect you and your home.
Coyote lying down in front of a rock pile

Avoid the unthinkable: How to keep coyotes away from your beloved cat

Avoid the unthinkable: How to keep coyotes away from your beloved cat

Keep your beloved cat safe and learn how to keep coyotes at bay.
A mewing newborn kitten at the center of a cuddle pile.

How to care for newborn kittens without it becoming your second full-time job

How to care for newborn kittens without it becoming your second full-time job

What you need to know about caring for newborn kittens before you are a kitten parent.
Cat outdoors wearing a blue harness attached to a leash

Want to hike with your cat? Experts have strong opinions

Want to hike with your cat? Experts have strong opinions

How to hike with your cat, and the pros and cons of taking your cat into the great outdoors.
An orange tabby cat bathes a brown tabby cat in a cat bed.

Debunked: This is the silliest misconception about getting a second cat

Debunked: This is the silliest misconception about getting a second cat

Should you add a second cat to your household? Read this first.
Cat sitting in a catio enclosure

Why your cat absolutely needs a catio to live their best life

Why your cat absolutely needs a catio to live their best life

Catios for cats: why your cat needs her own catio and how to make her one.
Cat lying on a beach in front of a boat

Can I go sailing with my cat? (Yes, we’re serious, and yes, you can!)

Can I go sailing with my cat? (Yes, we’re serious, and yes, you can!)

Can I go sailing with my cat? How do I keep her secure and safe?
A closeup shot of a one-eyed orange tabby cat.

Everything you need to know about caring for a blind cat

Everything you need to know about caring for a blind cat

What you need to know about taking care of a blind cat, including medical info.
A brown tabby and a tuxedo cat climb wall-mounted cat furniture.

Riveting ‘Mission Impossible’ TikTok cat performs action movie-worthy stunt

Riveting ‘Mission Impossible’ TikTok cat performs action movie-worthy stunt

Riveting 'Mission Impossible' TikTok cat performs stunt from every action movie ever: and we are here for it!