Category: Cats 101
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How to Train Cats to Start or Stop Doing Pretty Much Anything

How to Train Cats to Start or Stop Doing Pretty Much Anything

It?s no secret that cats have a pretty polarized public image; never more so when it comes to their general demeanor and how we, as owners and fawning bipeds, react to it. For example, for many people the idea of training a cat to do tricks or behave in a particular way might sound like a logical impossibility ? ...

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How to Discipline a Cat…Yes, It Can Be Done

How to Discipline a Cat…Yes, It Can Be Done

It's the age old question, how to discipline a cat. And the very thought of it might cause sleepless nights (either because you?re a loving owner who can?t stand the thought of disciplining your cat, or because you?re terrified of the battle that will commence when you do); but there?s no denying that sometimes a ...

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How to Keep Cats Off Counters and Furniture Using Things Cats Hate

How to Keep Cats Off Counters and Furniture Using Things Cats Hate

If you?re a cat owner then you?ll be all too familiar with the huge problem of trying to educate your furry friend in matters of domestic feng shui and getting the message through that your home is not a climbing frame. If you?re not a cat owner, then think yourself lucky that you can leave glasses of liquid on any ...

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What Does it Mean When a Cat Purrs?

What Does it Mean When a Cat Purrs?

The trifecta of common cat sounds: the meow, the middle-of-the-night-soul-wrenching-screech and the purr. We know that the meow means everything ranging from ?provide me with food, immediately? to ?wake up and provide me with food, immediately?. The soul-wrenching-screech is best left as an untouched mystery; ...

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15 of the Strangest Cat Laws Ever Made

15 of the Strangest Cat Laws Ever Made

Picture it. It?s your first night in prison, the lights are out, the cell is cold, and you can feel the lumps in your old threadbare mattress. It?s quiet? Then, suddenly, your cell-mate asks the big question; ?What are you in for?? You take a deep breath; muster up the gruffest voice you can and reply: ?My ...

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8 Cat Purr Healing Benefits to Snuggle Up with Your Cat for

8 Cat Purr Healing Benefits to Snuggle Up with Your Cat for

Forget the empirical research; cat owners have been hailing this particular truth for decades - nothing beats the restorative power of a warm, comforting, cuddly, furry purrrrrring from a loving feline. As ever, though, science is only just catching up with the world of cat-love, finally putting some hard evidence ...

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Can Cats Get Depressed? Signs and Treatment for a Sad Kitty

Can Cats Get Depressed? Signs and Treatment for a Sad Kitty

It's true that Tigger is no longer a spry, playful kitten?but she seems to be sleeping even more than usual lately. She no longer comes to greet you when you get home. And worse - she hasn't even peeped inside the boxes leftover from Christmas. If you didn't know better, you'd say she was depressed. But with her ...

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Top 15 Places Every Cat Lover Must Visit

Top 15 Places Every Cat Lover Must Visit

Attention all cat lovers ? a memo has just been put through from Feline Adoration Headquarters. It turns out that there?s actually a whole world of cat-related things beyond the internet, our self-appointed cat mecca. Outside of the gifs, memes, videos and photos there are museums, islands, towns, caf?s and more ...

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Catnip

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Catnip

Even if you?re not a cat owner or particularly well versed in the world of cat terminology, you?ll have heard the term ?catnip? bandied about before. Through general societal osmosis, it seems that we all sort of associate catnip, on some level, with drugs and getting high ? only, for cats. Hey, you might not think ...

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What Makes a Cat Purr?

What Makes a Cat Purr?

It?s long been a misconception that a purring cat is, unequivocally, a happy cat. It?s generally a fairly safe assumption to make (they do purr when content), but it narrows down the scope of a purr. If we assume it?s just a way for your cat to tell you that it?s happy, then it should be easy to make them purr ...