Category: Cat Behaviors

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 »

How to Help Kitty Sleep at Night

If you have a kitty friend, you are no stranger to the nighttime wake up calls. You are laughing right now because you know what we mean. Your cat jumps on you in the middle of the night like there was a killer chasing them up the stairs. Or you wake up to their paw… Read more »

The Basics of Socializing Your Cat

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Cats are not like humans and they don’t have the mentality as we do. Humans have a want and a need to be in a group and to socialize, a pack mentality. The same applies to a dog. Just because dogs and humans have pack mentality doesn’t mean a cat does. Cats are a different… Read more »

Cat Got Your Tongue?

If you have never been licked by cats then go to your nearest animal shelters and cuddle up with a pretty kitty. After you fall in love with them take them home and continue to play with them and love them until they one day lick you. Yes it is that big of a deal!… Read more »

Preventing and Managing Feline House-Soiling

One of the biggest reasons that cat owners relinquish their pets is due to accidents in the home. Many times the cats wind up in shelters and are later euthanized. Luckily, there are ways to avoid this situation and we can help cats remain in their homes with their human families. The first thing to… Read more »

Why Do Cats Like to Be Up High?

Have you ever seen a cat jump and get comfortable up on top of a very tall bookcase? Have you ever dusted your furniture to find them covered in cat hair- even when it’s over six feet high? There are good reasons for this; many of which are perfectly normal. Cats in general like to… Read more »