Summer Safety and Care Tips for Your Cat

Two Maine Coon cats standing behind lawn sprinkler water fountain outdoors in the garden looking at camera curiously

Summer can be a tough season for us humans – we’re more liable to get dry, sunburned skin, and if we don’t take care of ourselves and stay hydrated, we might succumb to dehydration or heat stroke! The summer months can also be difficult for your furry feline friend. Here are some summer safety and… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Home for a New Cat

How to Prepare Your Home for a New Cat

If you think moving is stressful, just think of how your cat feels! Cats can become very attached to familiar surroundings and prefer not to alter their routines. A change of environment may be difficult for your furry friend, but there are things you can do to help your cat settle into a new space…. Read more »

Common Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats

cat near houseplant on floor at home

Houseplants are a great way to decorate and bring fresh oxygen into your space, but if you have pets, you must be cautious about which greenery you choose to bring into your home. Cats are prone to mischief and love to investigate their surroundings thoroughly. There are quite a few houseplants that could put your… Read more »

Simple Ways to Enrich the Life of a Shelter Cat

Animal shelter worker holding a cat’s paw to socialize them

At its most basic level, enrichment is a means for meeting the emotional and mental health needs of animals in your care. There are many tools and techniques you can use to enrich the experience for cats in your facility, and the good news is that many of them are not costly to implement. Your… Read more »

How to Name Your Cat

New calico kitten sitting and waiting to be named

When choosing the perfect name for your furry friend, the options can feel overwhelming and endless. It’s important to narrow down your choices by considering the many factors that go into naming a pet. You want to pick something that all family members agree on and won’t require extensive explanations when you refer to your… Read more »

How to Create a Happy Environment for Your Cat

Black and white cat drinks fresh water from an electric drinking fountain.

Cats are very particular creatures. They can be rather fussy regarding their living conditions and are highly sensitive to change or lack of environmental enrichment. Failing to fulfill their instinctual needs can result in a stressed and anxious cat, which manifests in over-grooming, inappropriate elimination, aggression, isolation, and changes in eating habits.  Here are a… Read more »