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Why Do Cats Use Scratching Posts

Why Do Cats Use Scratching Posts?

Cats love to scratch! Unfortunately for their human caretakers, though, they don’t always scratch where they’re supposed to. In order to protect their furniture and sanity, many cat owners opt to purchase a scratching post. These posts, usually made of wood or plastic then covered in a rough carpet-like material, provide the perfect outlet for […]

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Can Cats Learn Their Name

Can Cats Learn Their Name?

If you’re like most cat owners, you probably spend a decent amount of time chatting with your cat when you’re at home. It’s only a problem if we think they answer us, right? While our cats are unlikely to answer us verbally, our feline friends understand much more than we give them credit for. While […]

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Can Cats Drink Salt Water

Can Cats Drink Salt Water?

In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 18th century poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a crew of seamen stranded in a becalmed, salty sea laments, “Water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink.” The anguish and irony of dying of thirst while surrounded by an endless amount of (undrinkable) water is just one of the […]

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How Do Cats Recognize Their Owners

How Do Cats Recognize Their Owners?

Have you ever wondered how your cat knows you’re you? In other words, how do they know you as a distinct person from your spouse, mom, brother, or a complete stranger? In this article we’ll cover the following; Cats and Their Senses, What You Need to Know Do Cats Recognize Us By Sight? Do Cats […]

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How Much Do Kittens Weigh

How Much Do Kittens Weigh?

With kittens, especially young ones, weight is an important measure of overall health. Small kittens often are diagnosed as “failing to thrive” which can be a serious health problem that can even lead to death. Knowing how much kittens should weigh at each stage of their development and keeping track of your kitten’s weight is […]

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Can Cats Eat Oregano

Can Cats Eat Oregano?

Whether you have it as a houseplant on your windowsill or dried to cook with, most people have oregano somewhere in their home. A staple spice in Mediterranean cooking, oregano can be found in all sorts of recipes, from pizza to salads and meat dishes. While we know that not all plants are safe for […]

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Can Cats Eat Cabbage

Can Cats Eat Cabbage?

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t like cabbage as a kid. As an adult, however, I love cabbage, whether it’s a good coleslaw or Bosnian sarma, which is meat, rice, onion, salt and pepper mixed together and wrapped in a cabbage leaf. Cabbage is known as a good choice for people who are […]

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When Do Kittens Lose Their Baby Teeth

When Do Kittens Lose Their Baby Teeth?

Many kitten owners are shocked when they discover that their kitten will lose their baby teeth. They’ll be walking around the house, minding their own business, when they’ll come across what looks like a tiny tooth on the floor. Just like human children, kittens have a set of baby teeth that they lose as they […]

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Why Do Kittens Throw Up

Why Do Kittens Throw Up?

Having a kitten that’s throwing up can be pretty stressful. Because there are so many reasons why kittens vomit, it can be difficult to figure out what’s going on. While most cases of kitten vomiting are relatively innocuous, throwing up can also be a sign that something is seriously wrong. Learning the signs of serious […]

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Can Cats Eat Salmon

Can Cats Eat Salmon?

If there is a cat out there that doesn’t love fish, I have yet to meet them. In fact, fish and milk are the people foods most commonly associated with cats. But, how well does this popular perception mirror reality? The real question is, even if cats love it, is salmon actually a healthy food […]

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