Category: Cat Care

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 »

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 »

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 »

Helpful Tips for Trimming a Cat’s Claws

Trimming a cat’s claws might not be the most glamorous aspect of cat ownership, but it’s necessary to prevent painful scratches and damage to your furniture. Fortunately, with a little care and preparation, you can make claw trimming a relatively stress-free process for you and your feline companion. Check out a few of our favorite… Read more »

Keep Cats Out of Your Houseplants With These Tips

Having a cat with a taste for houseplants can not only be frustrating; it can be hazardous to the health of your cat as well. Many common houseplants are toxic to cats, including snake plants, aloe vera and jade plants. These toxic plants should always be kept away from hungry kitties, but there are steps… Read more »