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Is your cat hissing and growling a lot? These 5 tips will work wonders on your feline friend

Cat hissing and growling are stressful for you and your pet. Here are top tips on how to help your cat, including when to call a vet.
Orange cat sleeping on a bed covered by a blanket

Why do cats like to sleep on the bed with people? This common behavior explained

If your cat likes to sleep on the bed, you're not alone. Learn a few reasons why your cat loves sleeping in your bed and the pros and cons of letting them.
Tiger cat meowing while walking across a patio

The kind of nutty behavior to expect if you don’t neuter your cat

If your male cat is un-neutered, there are some behaviors you'll want to look out for.
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Cat begging for food? How to make it stop for good so you can eat in peace

It can be annoying when your cat is begging for food constantly. Here's how to stop that behavior so you can eat in peace and quiet.
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. Luckily, you have many ways to help your feline better cope with the fireworks.
PetSmart Charities director Heidi Marston kisses her special needs Great Dane mix, Gatsby

PetSmart Charities director shares tips for a successful pet adoption process

Whether you're just thinking about adopting or are ready to bring home a pet today, consider these expert tips for a successful dog or cat adoption.
A corgi and a cat stand in the grass

Study: This is how much the cost of pet ownership really is

How much does a dog cost per year? How much does a cat cost? We've got the answers.
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White cats are at risk for these 3 conditions – find out what they are

While any cat can have health challenges, white cats are prone to a few conditions. Research carefully and be prepared to tackle these issues.
Small dog going a trip

The only guide you need for taking your pets on an airplane

If you're planning to take your pet on a trip with you, read this guide. Think ahead to what you need, how they'll feel, and when you should leave them home.
An albino cat lies on a white backdrop. The cat has one pale blue eye and one pinkish-red eye.

The mystery and beauty of albino cats

Albino cats aren't just white cats. Here are some fascinating facts about their unique genetics.
Person holding a black and white cat for a nail trim

Do’s and don’ts: How to trim cat nails safely and successfully

Learning how to trim cat nails is essential to caring for your fur ball. Follow these do's and don'ts and get through the process safely.
Cat with blueberries

Can cats eat blueberries? What you need to know

Let's explore whether cats can eat blueberries and the potential benefits and risks of feeding blueberries to your feline companion.
Kitten plays with a yarn ball on a string

Watch this clever cat try to teach their pet parent how cat toys work

Cats love to play with dangly toys, but this little feline wants her human to join in the fun. Watch as she shakes her toy in front of him.
Cat with white paws standing up

Everything you need to know about the adorable snowshoe cat

The snowshoe cat breed is rare but adorable. Is it the best breed for you? Read on to learn more about the physical and social characteristics of the kitty.
Maine Coon cat lying on bed

Polydactyl cats: Everything you should know about these unusual pets

What is a polydactyl cat, and should you worry if you have one? Here's what to know and when to call a veterinarian for more information.
Kitten peeks out of a military helmet

This video shows another side to the war in Ukraine: All the cats

Many animals have been left behind as refugees flee the war in Ukraine, but others have joined up with military units and now serve the war effort.
A Devon Rex cat is held up against a blue sky

These are the 10 most popular cat breeds, as counted by The Cat Fanciers’ Association

You might think you know what the most popular cat breeds are, but some of the ones on this list might surprise you.
Large black cat sits in a cat tree

Can large cats enjoy a cat tree? Here are the ones to get

Many indoor cats love cat trees, but will it work for a big kitty? If you pick the right one, your animal will love their structure.
A gray cat with shiny eyes stares at the camera

Are cats color blind? It’s a bit more complicated than you might think

Your feline's eyes work a bit differently from yours, but they can still see colors (and they have some other special abilities).
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

Being a kitten parent is hard, which is why it's best left to Mama Cat. But here's how to help care for newborn kittens before they arrive.
Cat jumping out of a litter box

Reddit says the best cat litter is actually… pellets for a Traeger?!

Wood pellet kitty litter — is it a good idea? The TL;DR: Don't trust Reddit for pet advice. Here's why you should talk to a vet before trying this hack.
Fluffy cat looks up at her human begging for food

Video: The polite (yet demanding) way this cat begs for food is hilarious

Animals beg instinctively, but most keep doing it because we give in. Check out this cat's funny way to ask for treats.
A gray cat's close-up side profile in front of a dark background

Whisker fatigue: Your cat might have this strange condition without you knowing

Whisker fatigue may not be literally what it sounds like, but it can be a major problem for cats. Here's what to know about this kind of overstimulation.
A Russian blue cat sunning herself on the floor near a window

5 sun-warming spots your cat will gravitate to in the spring

These spots in your house will be your cat's favorite sun-warming locations this spring.
Cat walks on the counter in a kitchen

The newest TikTok trend is cute, but not great for cats

Think twice before you start chopping up an onion around your feline. It'll make her eyes water and onions are poisonous to cats.
Silver Persian cat

What is the difference between cat breeds? Here’s what to know about different types of felines

Dog breeds get a ton of attention, but there are many different types of cats. Learn more about different cat breeds so you can make the best decisions.
Person wearing a wedding ring holds cat in hands

Being a cat person will help you get dates: Study

Forget the lonely cat person trope! A new study claims that kitty owners are actually more likely to be in a relationship.
Cat licks her kitten on the head

This adorable video of a cat and dog’s friendship is the cutest thing we’ve seen

Dogs and cats have a reputation for fighting but this sweet pair will change your mind on that when the tiny kitten gives her dog friend a bath.
A gray cat in foliage

The most common annoying cat behaviors, explained

Is it a common cat behavior or cause for concern? Here's a cat behavior guide with tips on how to deal with unwanted issues.
A cat at the vet

What you can do to help your cat after surgery and show your pet how much you love them

Cat surgery isn't the most fun part of being a pet. Understanding common cat behavior after surgery and keeping them comfy can help.
Bob cat and skunk meet in the yard

Cat sprayed by a skunk? Stop everything and do this immediately

There's nothing worse than having to clean your cat after he's been sprayed by a skunk. Follow these steps to rid him of the smell quickly.
Gray cat in a cat bed

Are urinary tract infections in cats possible? What cat parents should know about this condition

Is it a UTI? What every kitty caregiver should know about urinary tract infections in cats, including risks, treatment, and prevention.
A Bengal cat lies on a white floor and bathes their forelimb

Bengal cats: What to know about these quirky descendants of Asian leopards

Are Bengal cats the perfect breed for you? If you want a medium to large cat that loves to play, they might be.
A blue-eyed white cat sprawls out on top of a rug with a forlorn expression

Can cats suffer from mental health conditions the way dogs can?

Find out if cats suffer from mental health issues like dogs can. Learn what the causes are of cat anxiety and how you can help them.
Cat sitting and eating a treat

Is chocolate toxic for cats like it is for dogs?

Here's the scoop on whether chocolate is bad for cats like it is for dogs.
Anxious calico cat lying in the cat bed of a cat tree

Do cats get separation anxiety just like dogs do?

What you need to know about whether cats get separation anxiety.
Gray and white cat scratching couch

What it means when your cat is constantly scratching and how to stop it

Even though scratching is an instinctual behavior, it can get out of hand. Luckily, there's a lot you can do to keep scratching under control.
Derpy cat sits with its legs open and paws on the floor

Video: Cat learns how escalators work

This funny cat gives an escalator in Istanbul a go, not realizing that there's an up and a down. Luckily he has a few friends ready to lend a hand.
Kitten sitting on the edge of an office desk

Why cats can’t resist knocking things over and driving you crazy

If your cat enjoys being destructive, you're probably looking for some answers. Luckily, we know why cats knock things over.
Cat in her tree structure plays with a toy

This video of a kitten playing in a baby bouncer is as cute as it sounds

Baby animals like to play just as much as children which explains this cat behavior. Watch as this kitty takes over the baby bouncer and its toy.
Gray cat looking at a red laser on its paw

Why do cats like to chase lasers? It’s more than just a game to them

Cats have a specific reason for chasing lasers. Find out what it is and if it's a safe thing for them.
Gray cat on hind legs

Is your cat a psychopath? Take this quiz to find out

Want to know if your cat is a psychopath? Take this quiz.
A woman with short, dark hair holds a brown tabby Maine Coon cat near her face. She's wearing berry lipstick and a black shirt.

Study results: Cats pay attention when you use a high-pitch voice

Dogs readily learn to obey our commands, but do our cats listen to us? Let's find out.
A Russian blue cat trots along a sidewalk with her tail held high

Cat tail language: What your cat’s swishing tail means

We'll unravel the mystery of what your cat's tail posture is trying to tell you.
A cat stares up at a Christmas tree with an ornament on her head

Video: Cat proves it’s a cat and knocks over the Christmas tree

How can you cat proof Christmas tree? Reddit weighs in with a few helpful suggestions for keeping your topper in tact.
A dog stares at a black cat while lying down

Video: Cat outsmarts dog in a genius way

The cats vs dogs debate continues in this video posted to Reddit where the cat outsmarts his canine companion and comes out ahead.
Stray cat outside

I see a stray cat: Is it safe to approach? What you need to know

Stray cats are often cats that were recently pets but lost their homes. Here's how to distinguish strays from their feral cousins and how to safely approach them.
A scared tabby cat hides under furniture.

Why is my cat suddenly scared of everything? You better read about the possible reasons

A lot of cats can startle easily, but sometimes cat owners find that felines are suddenly scared of just about everything. Here are some potential causes.
Two cats in front of a Christmas tree with presents and cat toys

Try these tips for keeping the cat out of the Christmas tree this year

Keeping the cat out of the Christmas tree is a holiday tradition you may want to ditch. These tips will help.
A gray cat lying next to a yellow spray bottle and cleaning cloth

Here’s how to stop a cat from spraying in 6 simple steps

Cat spraying is an obnoxious habit that can be caused by a number of underlying issues. Here's how to determine the cause and stop it.