Cats suffer from allergies, too
Cats suffer from allergies, too

Even though cats tend to have fewer allergies than dogs, your feline friend could still be suffering without your knowledge.
 

Tips for car travel with your cat
Tips for car travel with your cat

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.

My cat has no table manners!
My cat has no table manners!

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.

Does your cat need a psychiatrist?
Does your cat need a psychiatrist?

Cats can act a little crazy now and then. But ongoing behavior problems should be checked out by an expert.

Measure your cat’s intelligence
Measure your cat’s intelligence

Many cats have intelligence levels much higher than you'd expect. Here's how you can tell how smart your cat is.

I found a stray cat. Now what?
I found a stray cat. Now what?

Spring brings a slew of stray and abandoned kittens. Find out what to do if you encounter one.

Does your cat need a psychiatrist?
Does your cat need a psychiatrist?

Cats can act a little crazy now and then. But ongoing behavior problems should be checked out by an expert.

Measure your cat’s intelligence
Measure your cat’s intelligence

Many cats have intelligence levels much higher than you'd expect. Here's how you can tell how smart your cat is.

I found a stray cat. Now what?
I found a stray cat. Now what?

Spring brings a slew of stray and abandoned kittens. Find out what to do if you encounter one.

Hold your cat correctly
Hold your cat correctly

Picking up and holding a cat can be a tricky task. If you do it incorrectly you could injure your cat (or yourself).

Do cats really prefer women?
Do cats really prefer women?

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?

Allergic to cats? New vaccine could help
Allergic to cats? New vaccine could help

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.

World's loudest cat purrs into record books
World's loudest cat purrs into record books

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.

Newest flea products for cats
Newest flea products for cats

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.

Summer cat care
Summer cat care

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.

Brain exercises for your cat
Brain exercises for your cat

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.

Kitten kindergarten
Kitten kindergarten

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.

Calm your cat
Calm your cat

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.

15-minute cat massage
15-minute cat massage

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.

Best cat breeds for kids
Best cat breeds for kids

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.

Do cats sing?
Do cats sing?

Many species in the animal kingdom sing to themselves or each other. Where do cats fall?

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Why do cats meow and stare into space?
Why do cats meow and stare into space?

Meowing in the quirky way you describe can be explained in many different ways. Here are some reasons why this may happen.

Homemade cat toys
Homemade cat toys

Short on cash, but still want to entertain your cat? Here are some ideas on some fun and cheap homemade toys.

Allergies: Caring for your cat this fall
Allergies: Caring for your cat this fall

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.

How to get your cat involved in sports
How to get your cat involved in sports

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.

Houseplants vs. your cat
Houseplants vs. your cat

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.

Cats help kids get ready for school
Cats help kids get ready for school

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

Animal communicators and psychics: Are they for real?
Animal communicators and psychics: Are they for real?

When cats suddenly change their behavior and behave disruptly, some owners turn to specialists to find out what's wrong.

Top 5 ways to improve life for your senior cat
Top 5 ways to improve life for your senior cat

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 boosts cat adoption efforts
Social media boosts cat adoption efforts

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.

How to bathe your cat
How to bathe your cat

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.

Help your cat with separation anxiety
Help your cat with separation anxiety

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.

Are cats and dogs that different?
Are cats and dogs that different?

Who says dogs have all the fun? Cats can be just as smart, fun and full of personality.

Cat food: Then and now
Cat food: Then and now

So what were cat owners feeding their pets way back when? How did packaged cat food emerge and evolve?

How to toilet train a kitten
How to toilet train a kitten

It is easier to first have a kitten use a regular litter box before graduating to a human toilet.

Caring for your arthritic cat
Caring for your arthritic cat

Being the elusive and secretive beings that they are, cats often show very subtle signs of arthritis that may go unnoticed unless the owner is looking for them.

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