What to Do When Your Cat Won’t Use the Litterbox

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Dealing with Cat Litterbox Issues There are several solutions to a seemingly insurmountable problem. One of the beauties of cat ownership is that nobody has to be housetrained or walked. From day one, cats instinctively seek out sandy areas to eliminate in, which you can easily provide in the form of litterboxes full of quality litter. No whining at the door to go out, … [Read more...]

How to Read Cat Body Language

Cat Body Language

Cat Body Language Cats have various ways of communicating how they feel. Before you adopt or work with a cat, you should learn how to read cat body language to better communicate with your pet. Cat Communication Cats actually have many ways of communication. We're probably most familiar with their voice. Cats have several types of meows, depending on what they're trying … [Read more...]

How to Transport a Cat

Cat Carrier

Traveling with Your Cat Someday in the life of your cat, you will eventually need to take her to the vet, groomer or new location. Instead of chasing down the cat and trying to trap her with a blanket or towel, think about using a less disturbing method. Before you convey any indications of transporting your cat anywhere, you will have to make a plan. If you just suddenly … [Read more...]

Why You Should Adopt a Senior Pet

Senior Pets

Older Pets Rule! By Lisa King If you’re in the market for a cat or dog, why not consider an older pet? There are many advantages to passing over those irresistible puppies and kittens and taking a closer look at mature cats and dogs. Most people who go to shelters are looking for younger pets. In fact, pets over the age of five have a difficult time getting adopted, even … [Read more...]

Why Training a Cat Differs from Dog Training

How to Train a Cat

Can Cats Be Trained? By Steven Appelbaum They sure can. Anyone who owns a cat knows that they are intelligent, inquisitive beings. Most people associate obedience training with terms that include stay, heel, come, down etc. However, obedience training is only one type of training. While that might seem obvious to some, it is at the core of every successful training … [Read more...]