Category: Cats 101

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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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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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, cafés 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 ...

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