A blog to keep your cat happy + healthy.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Keeping your cat's litter box clean and fresh is an important part of making sure your pet stays healthy and happy. It's also critical for your own satisfaction as a cat parent.
In a recent column on Pet Health Network, Dr. Ward took a look at research published by experts at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. Here's what they found.
Deciding where to place your litter box is important. You want it to match the feng shui of your home while also being safe and convenient for your cat to use.
Do cats like to be petted? The idea that cats are solitary creatures who snub humans is mostly false. Some individual cats may snub their families, but most kitties enjoy spending time with their people.