Out of nowhere, your cat goes from zero to 60 mph, like he’s being chased by an invisible demon. One minute he’s snoozing, and the next he’s dashing madcap around the house like a fool. Read to learn more about "the zoomies."
Some people say, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But when it comes to cats and visits to the veterinarian, that’s about the worst advice you could take. A well visit to the vet is necessary for vaccinations and to address budding health problems so that your cat can enjoy the highest quality and length of life possible.
It’s a big deal, choosing a kitten. My very first cat lived to 23. If all goes well, the kitten you choose today could end up becoming the other half of one of the longer relationships you will have in life.
Feline hyperesthesia syndrome (FHS) is the strangest cat disease you’ve probably never heard of. This post is to explore what we know about FHS, what research has been done to explain this disease so far, and what veterinarians are doing to diagnose and treat it.
The frustration of presenting can after can of gourmet food to a cat who won’t even try it, is real. The expense is real, too. “Just eat already!” you want to say to your picky cat. It’s easy to feel like your finicky cat is trying to manipulate you. But the idea of a finicky cat is really a myth. Read to find out why.
Maybe you call it cat bean, or cube cat, or turkey cat. You might call it hovercat, or potato cat, or sphinx cat. Kitty unit, tugboat, bread cat, and meatloaf, are not uncommon either. Or maybe you don’t even have a name for this thing your cat does. But I know you think it’s cute.
It’s the stuff of dreams, isn’t it? Having a cat, but never having to see, smell, or clean another litter box for the rest of your life? Toilet training a cat sounds like a great idea that isn't. Read to learn why you should never train your cat to use a toilet.
Why do we associate cats with milk? We really shouldn't. Mammals (like cats and humans) just weren't designed to drink milk in adulthood. Read why cats seem to really crave milk, and why we shouldn't feed it to them no matter how much they beg.
The Turkish Angora is a stunner. And also a bit of a handful! Read to learn more about this special cat, and the twists and turns that took the Turkish Angora from ancient history, to near extinction, and to the cat some of us are privileged to know today.