Month: July 2017

Cats tend to throw up stuff every now and again. If you share your life with a cat, you probably know the picture and the soundtrack, too: your cat meowing loudly in a low-pitched tone, heaving and retching pitifully until some intermediate wet mass comes out of her mouth. Scary as it may seem to
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Owners of new kittens can be easily identified all too often – all you have to do is look at their hands. Kittens are notorious for attacking hands during playtime, and those tiny teeth and claws can and do leave marks on delicate human skin. Some owners take pleasure in this form of play, at
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We do some messed up stuff to our pets. Funny outfits, weird food and taking them to the vet are all instances where our pets might get a little hot under the collar, so to speak. It’s hard for us to take them seriously because they’re so cute … but we might want to. Some
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This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com From a futuristic cat carrier to the comfiest dog bed ever, these products were made to pamper your pet. Mod Carrier U-pet This well-ventilated space-age backpack keeps a cat or small dog (up to 16 pounds) comfy and safe. You can swap out the acrylic window for a mesh-front
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One of the questions often asked on our cat forums is, how can I give a pill to my cat? Unless you find a super-tasty pill your cat happens to love (like the one shown in the picture here), you need to know how to properly administer a pill. Technically speaking, the procedure itself is
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We’ve heard of brides being upstaged on their wedding day, but never quite like this. Vito the 35-lb. orange tabby cat (formerly known as Symba the Tubby Tabby at the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C.) had a reputation that preceded him. So as the cat’s owners Kiah Berkeley and Peter Sorkin prepared for their
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Too often we have people joining the forums begging for help with feline behaviors which disrupt their lives. “Help! I’m about to lose my mind because my cat won’t let me sleep at night!” “Why can’t I have any nice things? Kitty keeps breaking everything that I place on the shelf…” “My hands are covered
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Do you have your heart set on being the proud owner of both a cat and a dog? Cats and dogs can and do happily share their lives together in the same household, but establishing a safe environment for both can be a challenge. There is something inherently appealing about interspecies friendship. The thought of
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Having “invisible cat” problems? Is your cat nowhere to be seen? Wondering if and how to get your cat to come out of hiding? There are many possible reasons for your cat to be out of sight. Let’s go over different situations where a cat may be hiding and see what – if anything at
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The skin is the largest organ a body has and that goes for cats as well as humans. The skin can be directly affected by disease and parasites or it can display symptoms that are related to a disease in another body part. Here’s a quick overview of feline skin conditions and what you can
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“Help! My cat is having kittens, and I think there’s a problem!“ When we get that title to a thread, it’s usually accompanied by several more exclamation marks. Indeed, when you think something is going wrong with a birth, it can be immensely stressful. If your cat is giving birth right now and there’s an
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