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A blog to keep your cat happy + healthy.

Why use liners?

Why use liners?

At Modkat, we're proud of our litter liners. They're tailored to fit our cat boxes, and they make your clean-up job easy. We're answering your questions about our liners.


How the solar system's behavior affects our cats.

How the solar system's behavior affects our cats.

Do solar eclipses, full moons, and planetary movements affect our cats? If so, what should we do about it?


6 Tips for improving your cat’s litter box experience.

6 Tips for improving your cat’s litter box experience.

Creating an appropriate environment for your cat’s litter box takes ingenuity, trial and error, and a dose of respect for your feline’s right to feel comfortable doing her business.


Speak up and act for our animal friends on World Animal Day.

Speak up and act for our animal friends on World Animal Day.

There are numerous ways you can take part in this celebration that enables you to be a voice for cats, dogs, lions, tigers, elephants and all living creatures that share planet Earth with us.


Does petting your cat stress him out?

Does petting your cat stress him out?

We know that petting a cat or dog can lower our own blood pressure and increase the release of feel-good hormones in our human brains. Does petting a cat relieve stress for the animal, too?


7 tips to stop your cat from clawing the sofa.

7 tips to stop your cat from clawing the sofa.

When your furry friend digs his claws into your favorite recliner or sofa it’s time to seriously consider ways to keep your cat from ruining your furniture.

Is your apartment big enough for a cat?

Is your apartment big enough for a cat?

If you’re wondering whether you have the space to house a cat companion and are confident he can adapt to apartment living, the short answer is yes. The amount of square footage is not at all the key to the question.


Study reveals physics of how cats drink.

Study reveals physics of how cats drink.

Initially, researchers thought cats drank the same way as dogs but more politely. Turns out neither cats nor dogs drink like people. Learn about the physics of how cats drink.

The secret lives of outdoor cats revealed.

The secret lives of outdoor cats revealed.

What do cats who spend their entire lives on the street do? How long do they live? Do they socialize or fight? To answer these and other questions, researchers at the University of Illinois strapped a GPS device on 42 outdoor cats, some with human companions and some homeless.


5 ways to get your cat to exercise.

5 ways to get your cat to exercise.

Routine play time with your cat can keep him healthy and fit. With most cats sleeping up to 15 hours a day, exercising becomes vitally important to ensure they don’t reach an unhealthy weight.


Cats and humans: understanding each other better.

Cats and humans: understanding each other better.

Your cat’s body language and vocalizations can tell you a lot about your pet’s current state of mind. And as it turns out, studies reveal our feline friends can somewhat gauge our temperament as well.


Is my cat obese?

Is my cat obese?

Many cat companions don't realize their furry friends are obese because we're desensitized to seeing heavy pets and people. Here's how to check...



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