Author: The Cats Inn

How to Introduce Young Children to Cats

Cats make great pets for families with kids. They’re quiet and easy to care for, and cat ownership can help teach kids empathy, compassion and responsibility. However, it’s important to introduce young children to cats the right way. Lay Down Some Ground Rules Before you bring the cat home, make sure the entire family understands… Read more »

How to Keep Your Senior Cat Happy and Healthy

As our feline friends get older, their health needs tend to change. Cats are typically considered “senior” once they reach about 11 years old. At this point, they may become more prone to digestive issues, dental disease and other common health issues. The good news is, there are steps their human companions can take to… Read more »

Researchers May Have Found a New Species of Fox-Like Cats

In the remote forests of Corsica, a French island, researchers believe they have found a new species of fox-like cats. Locals call the animals ghattu volpe, or “cat foxes.” They’re slightly larger than the average house cat, and have two to four rings on their tails that end in a black tip. The elusive animals… Read more »

How to Choose the Best Food for Your Cat

Giving your cat the best cat food is what being a good pet owner is about—giving your animal the best and happiest life they can have. Just like with a human diet, your pet will require fodder that is perfectly balanced, full of carbohydrates, fats, minerals, vitamins and protein to keep them active. With so… Read more »

How to Help an Anxious Cat Relax

Has your cat been meowing more than usual lately? Has she become aggressive towards other cats, pets and even people? Has she exhibited a change in her eating habits? If you’ve noticed any of these things, you could have an anxious cat on your hands. The good news is, there are a few simple steps… Read more »

Keeping Cats Inside is Good for Everyone’s Health

Your cat might gaze longingly out the window, hoping to roam around the neighborhood—but for Fluffy’s health (and yours), it’s best to keep cats inside. Pet cats who are allowed to go outside are three times more likely to become infected with harmful parasites and pathogens, according to a recent study from the School of… Read more »