Although dogs love to go for car rides, the same can't be said for most cats. If you travel with your cat, follow these tips for a safe (and sane) trip.
Although many cats rule the roost, the dinner table is not the most appropriate place for a cat. Find out how to stop your cat from eating at the table.
Picking up and holding a cat can be a tricky task. If you do it incorrectly you could injure your cat (or yourself).
Research recently revealed that women tend to bond more with cats than men do. Many men, however, enjoy equally rewarding relationships with cats. Who wins in the battle of the sexes?
A new vaccine holds promise of not just diminishing cat-allergy symptoms, but of curing the problem altogether. An added perk is that, unlike drugs that come with a laundry list of scary side effects, this vaccine has next to none.
Smokey the cat's "thunderous purr" has been compared to a lawn mower and even to a Boeing 747 coming in to land from a mile away. Guinness World Records recently named her the world's loudest purring cat.
No one likes fleas. Whether you're a frustrated owner or an itchy cat, those little stinkers can make everyone's lives miserable. Here are three of the newest flea-control products for cats.
Now that summer is here, the rising temperature, brighter sun and increased risk of ticks and fleas can all pose threats to your cat. But you can help your kitty enjoy the summer as much as you do by taking a few precautions.
As anyone who's had their shin attacked by a playful kitten can attest, many cats love to frolic. But mind activity is also important for cats. Here are four great tips to challenge your kitty.
For years, owners and trainers have recognized the value of early socialization for the long-term health and happiness of dogs. But move over, Rover! Those puppies may soon have to make way for a new crop of classes gaining popularity: kitten kindergarten.
Cats communicate with each other, gain some of their sense of direction, judge food and more via smell and certain other senses. There is some evidence that synthetic feline facial pheromones, found in certain sprays, can benefit cats.
Most cats enjoy being petted, but a cat massage session takes that quality time to a whole new level. Try these cat-massage techniques, and you'll help to forge a tighter bond between you and your kitty.
Not all cats and cat breeds are alike. You may want to take the opportunity to look for a few select personality traits that make some cats better matches for families with kids. Here are a few of the best cat breeds for children.
Meowing in the quirky way you describe can be explained in many different ways. Here are some reasons why this may happen.
Short on cash, but still want to entertain your cat? Here are some ideas on some fun and cheap homemade toys.
It's easy to forget that our pets are just as susceptible to allergies as we are. Even indoor-only cats are not immune to allergic disease.
Feline agility is becoming a popular sport for cats and their owners. There are groups with scheduled competitions that are similar to those for dog-agility fanatics.
Before adding a touch of nature to your home with houseplants, it's important to know what types of plants may be harmful to your cat and which are safe. In fact, some plants are extremely poisonous to cats, and others can cause them to become very ill.
What's better than any alarm clock for getting your kids up and out the door on time for school? The answer is probably sleeping somewhere in your house
When cats suddenly change their behavior and behave disruptly, some owners turn to specialists to find out what's wrong.
If your senior cat is starting to slow down, there are extra steps you can take to ensure that it is healthy, comfortable and content.
Social media is gradually transforming the process of rescuing and adopting animals. With pictures and bios, shelter cats become more than just an idea; they're personalized, with faces and stories to tell.
You shouldn't frequently bathe your cat, since it can deplete your cat's fur of natural oils and leave the skin vulnerable to problems. However, there are times when it's necessary so read these tips.
Your cat acts out not to spite you, but because you have changed its routine. Here's how to help them stay calm when you leave the house.
Who says dogs have all the fun? Cats can be just as smart, fun and full of personality.
So what were cat owners feeding their pets way back when? How did packaged cat food emerge and evolve?
It is easier to first have a kitten use a regular litter box before graduating to a human toilet.