Category: Cat Care

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 »

What to Know About Boarding Your Cat

Finally this long winter is coming to an end and warmer weather is in sight. Soon enough it’ll be time to get a little R&R and take a vacation for a couple or few days.  Some cats might be ok overnight but past that you’ll have to consider possible boarding them while you’re away. Before… Read more »

Introducing Dogs to Cats: A Few Tips

Whether you have a dog at home and want to introduce a cat into the family, or have a cat at home and want to introduce a dog, there are a few things to think about. Dogs love to chase moving objects, so you could be setting things up for disaster if you are not… Read more »

How to Help a Fearful Cat

Cats are very independent but sometimes they can still get frightened. The first thing you should do if you notice your cat is acting differently towards people, places or things is to take them to the vet. If your cat is in pain because of a condition or sickness they will be acting out and… 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 »