Category: Cat Behaviors

Tips to Keep Your Cat’s Weight in Check

Everyone knows Garfield’s penchant for lasagna has given him his distinctive shape, but if your cat is starting to look like one of his cousins, it may be time to start planning a weight control program. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than half of all cats and dogs in the country… Read more »

Tight Squeeze: Why Cats Love Tight Spaces

Naturally you might think that your cat needs space to run around and play. This might even cause you to choose a pet sitter over boarding your kitty. But the truth is they love tight spaces. You may notice them practicing the motto “If I fits, I sits” as they squeeze themselves into a cardboard… Read more »

Why Do I Wake Up With My Cat on my Head?

This is something that a lot of cat owners deal with. One minute you’re sleeping and having an awesome dream about having superpowers, and then the next thing you know you feel your furry feline purring away on your forehead. There are a number of reasons why your kitty might do this. Sharing Scents One… Read more »

Can Cats get Jealous?

The short answer would be yes, but not in the same way you as a human would get jealous. Cats are different they show jealousy because of something that is wrong, maybe insecurity or anger over a situation. When cats exhibit jealousy over another cat or a person it isn’t something that should be encouraged… Read more »

Fun Facts about Your Cat’s Sleeping Patterns

There are times where it seems your cat gets up for the day- just to take another nap. The truth is, your cat isn’t being lazy they just have a very different set of sleeping patterns compared to humans. In an evolutionary light, cats as predators needed a lot of energy to stalk and hunt… Read more »

Why Your Cat Needs a Scratching Post

You love your cat. And he loves you. But it is important to keep in mind that he is descended from the large cats – lions, cheetahs, tigers – which climb trees and require sharp, long claws for traction.  They also use the trees as scratching posts. Your cat has no need for such traction,… Read more »