Category Archives: Cats

How to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

Once you see it done successfully, you'll feel better about clipping your cat's nails on your own. A desire to scratch is one of the cat's most basic, natural instincts.  And for you, the cat owner, protecting your furniture and your family from being scratched is one of your basic instincts. The best way to avoid…
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Making Homemade Cat Food: Recipes, Benefits and More

These days, there’s a good chance the content of your cat’s bowl has been mass-produced by a multinational company, like Purina. But factories are often located in countries with limited controls — even for products intended for human consumption. As a result, many people are returning to the basics for their pets. If you would like to surprise your kitty with…
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What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition Food is the foundation of health. How long an animal lives and, most important, the quality of its life, depend greatly on the quality and quantity of the food that it eats. Simply put, food is body-fuel, and provides the energy needed for an animal…
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Playtime With Your Cat

Play time offers physical and mental benefits that keep your cat entertained and can help eliminate destructive behaviours like clawing. Once upon a time – and not so very long ago – cats were mostly outdoors critters. They weren’t kept as household pets nearly as much as is common these days. In those not-so-long-ago days,…
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5 Great Ways To Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control

Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control Our dogs and cats give us so much pleasure but on the downside, they do tend to leave a few muddy paw prints around the place and quite a lot of their hair on the furniture, carpets and curtains. However, cleaning up after a pet is just…
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Bengal Cat – Breed Information

Any Bengal cat owner will agree that, whether you're drawn by their beautiful coat or tempted by their cheeky sense of humour, you'll certainly have your work cut out for you if you welcome one of these mini leopards into your home. Bengal Cat History A new and controversial breed, the Bengal is fast growing…
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Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets

10 Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets Spring has finally sprung — but some of the flowers and plants growing in your garden or blooming in your vases could cause serious harm to your pet. Lilies You may be tempted to decorate your home with a beautiful bouquet of lilies, but doing so could…
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Arrange the Best Cat Accommodation for Your Kitty

Cats are very sensitive about leaving the place where they spend major part of their lives. They do not object with the fact that you will be at work away from home for a few hours. They know very well that you will come home at the end of the day and feed them. Cats…
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Human Foods to Avoid in Cat’s Diet

Cats can like human food as much as they like their own food. But not all human foods make good cat treats. When you’re sitting at the dinner table and your cat comes ambling up, eagerly eyeing your meal, it can be tempting to slip him some of your food. It’s important to know, though,…
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Caring For Older Cats

Cats can live to a ripe old age - over twenty in some cases - But did you know that your cat is considered 'mature' after the age of eight? As they age, your cat will require a little more monitoring and attention in order to be on the look out for any warning signs…
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How to Brush Your Cat

Do you brush your cat regularly? Many people don't, because they assume their fastidious feline, who constantly self-grooms, doesn't need any help in that department. But the truth is, there are many benefits to brushing your cat either daily or several times a week – not the least of which is you're spending one-on-one time…
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Health Benefits of Cat Ownership

17 Health Benefits of Cat Ownership When you think of items that can help you increase your health, you do not often think about pets. Especially, cat ownership may not come to mind. However, health professionals and researchers are finding that owning a cat can actually benefit your health. You can enjoy a number of…
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Can Your Pet Catch Your Cold?

Can cats and dogs catch a cold from you? Different animals get different diseases but sometimes they can spread from species to species. When a disease spreads from a pet to a human or vice versa it is called a zoonotic disease. The common cold is thankfully not one of these diseases. What is the…
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Cuteness Alert! – Cute Portraits of Animal Doppelgangers

Cuteness Alert! Animal siblings are absolutely adorable, but when they’re brothers from other mothers, that is, somehow, even cuter. Warren Photographic is an image library from the United Kingdom which specializes in animal photography and their latest trend of capturing incredibly similar animals of different species is rather popular. The most usual pairs are bunnies…
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Help Your Cat Live Longer Healthier Life

Help Your Cat Live Longer Healthier Life We who love cats want our cats to live as long as possible, since they are members of our family. Although genetics may have an effect on how cats age, there are many things we can do to maximize our cats' life potential, starting when they first come…
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Breed Profile – Magical Abyssinian Cat

Abyssinian History Although the Abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds, there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history. In appearance, Abyssinians resemble the paintings and sculptures of ancient Egyptian cats which portray an elegant feline with a muscular body, beautiful arched neck, large ears and almond shaped eyes. Abys today still…
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