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Why Does Your Cat Leave Its Mouth Open While Sniffing?

Cats are curious animals—they roam around your home and outdoors, investigating just about anything they can find. With their extraordinary sense of smell, they are able to navigate their surroundings and learn more about other animals. Every once in a while, you might notice that your cat will smell something, then leave its mouth hanging […]

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Solar Powered Furballs: Why Your Cat is Always Sleeping in Sunbeams

It is not uncommon for cat owners to enter a room and discover their feline friend sprawled out across the floor, napping in a pool of sunlight coming in through a door or window. We make pastimes out of watching our cats “sunbathe” and inch across the floor every so often to follow the path […]

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Your Cat Got Outside and Wandered Off… Now What?

Most pet owners put their furry companions first, often relating them to children. You treasure your cat, making them a part of the family. They even have their own plate of ground turkey at Thanksgiving and a chair at the dinner table! But now, your cat is lost, and you believe they may have gotten […]

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Can Your Cat Tell When You’re Sad?

Have you ever had a bad day, ending with your crawling into bed and hiding under the covers, only to have your cat snuggle up beside you a few minutes later? There’s something so reaffirming and reassuring about having a little ball of fur curled up on you when you’re sad or upset. But does […]

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Concerning Behavior Changes to Watch Out for When it Comes to Your Cat’s Health

Cats are creatures of habit. They tend to fall into routines, doing the same types of things day in and day out, and they prefer to keep it that way. So if your cat suddenly begins acting against the norm, it should put up some red flags. Cats don’t have the ability to tell us […]

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What’s the Deal with Cat Pheromones? What are They Used for and How do They Work?

If you have one or more cats that experience intense bouts of anxiety, you may have taken them to the vet to discuss ways to alleviate that stress. After all, stressed cats are at higher risk for digestive problems, lower immunity and other health issues. They can also be a nightmare to live with. In […]

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Is Your Mobile Toddler the Source of Your Cat’s Newfound Anxiety?

A lot of pet owners get their furry friends before deciding to have children. Unfortunately, a surprising number of new parents make the decision to put their cat up for adoption when having a child due to fear of toxoplasmosis, allergies and bad interactions between the two. Other pet owners make the decision to keep […]

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Getting Familiar with Worms and How They Affect Your Pet’s Health

Every pet owner has heard of worms—the often-microscopic parasites that infect your dog or cat and spread through eggs. What pet owners often don’t realize, though, is just how common worms are in house pets. Not all worms are the same. There are numerous types of worms, many of which are common in the digestive […]

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What Does Your Cat’s Chirping and Trilling Really Mean?

Although they are relatively simple animals—spending a majority of their time sleeping and the rest of it laying around or grooming—cats can make a lot of noise. A Wide variety of sounds might emit from your cat’s little mouth, and, if it it’s the first time you’ve heard it, it might frighten you! One common […]

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Your Cat’s Excessive Shedding May Need to be Monitored

Part of being a cat owner is knowing that if you wear dark clothing around your cat, it might not remain dark due to being covered in hair! Cats shed their fur—it’s just a fact. But what happens if you feel like the fur you are discovering around your home is too much to be […]

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