How to introduce 2 cats to each other
Amazing video with great tips!
Found the perfect apartment, but the landlord doesn’t allow pets?
While a pet resume won’t guarantee acceptance of your pet, it helps build the case that you are a responsible pet owner and that your companion is well-behaved. We interviewed several property managers and asked them what type of information might persuade them to accept a pet that they normally would disallow. Read more
Getting a new cat
How to Introduce a New Cat Into Your Home, Without Blood Loss
A reader rushed things, and now her cat is showing aggression. Here's how to do it right. Read more
Pet Lover's Guide to Adopting a Cat - 1800PetMeds®
So You Want to Adopt; Should You Choose a Kitten or Cat?
If you want to adopt a new feline friend, here are some things you should consider before you start looking. Do you want a kitten or an older cat? Must your adopted cat be perfect, or would you consider a cat that isn’t? Are there already animals in your home? What is your lifestyle? Read more
Is Having Two Cats Better Than Having One?
Contrary to behavior myths about being loners, most cats do well with other cats; here are reasons why and tips for adopting more than one cat.Read More
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Cats are naturally adventurous, and they are always inventing new ways to make mischief. Unfortunately, that playful spirit can lead to harmful encounters with wires, chemicals, and breakable objects.Read more
Choosing the best scratching post for your cat can be a frustrating and expensive endeavor. You may end up buying several cat posts that your cat virtually ignores and won't deign to scratch. Instead, he marches on up to his favorite "scratching post"—your couch. You may decide that your cat just doesn't like scratching posts, but that is seldom the case.Read more
Bringing your new cat home
Would you adopt an FIV (feline immunodeficieny virus) positive cat?
Finally — Vet Study OKs FIV+ and FIV- Cats Living Together
FIV-positive cats can live with uninfected fellow felines and not transmit the virus. A veterinary study concludes this. Read more
Cats Experience Less Stress When They Have Access To Boxes: Study
There is now an official (and scientific!) reason why cats love boxes. Researchers have confirmed that cats take a liking for enclosed cardboard spaces because it aids in lowering stress. Read more
Why Your Cat Scratches Everything In Sight
Don’t be offended if your cat scratches your brand-new couch to shreds. She’s just following the way of her ancestors. Read more
Find out if your cat could be suffering from seasonal allergies
In cats, allergies most commonly surface as skin problems rather than respiratory problems like they do in people. We do occasionally see respiratory symptoms due to allergies, but generally cats suffering from allergies are itchy. They may have bald spots and/or sores and scabs on their skin.Read more
Most Cat Illnesses Can Be Treated with Small Change in Diet
Your cat's nutrition is important for a healthy & happy life. petMD experts help you to know what to feed your cat, how much food to feed, and the differences in cat foods, so your cat gets optimum nutrition. Read more
Why does my cat like to pee on the back door? I would let him out, but he got in a big fight before and he has no claws. Read more
4 Tips to Fight Hairballs
Seven Litter Box Habits of Highly Effective Cat Owners
by Dr. Patty Khuly
This post is about how the litterbox plays into your cat’s emotional life in ways you may have never thought possible. As in, yes it’s great that you care enough to buy your cat fabulous litter, the coolest boxes and the neatest litter-sucking steppy-mats — but perhaps there’s more to the story than all that. Read more
Five Common Litter Box Mistakes
If you want to keep your cat using the litter box regularly, caring for your cat’s litter box properly is essential. Here are five common mistakes that cat owners make with their cat’s litter box. Read more
Train Your Cat to Stop Scratching Your Couch in 7 Days or Less
Are you familiar with the following scenario? You stumble into the living room in the morning on your way to the kitchen for coffee, and you see it: a brand new, Wolverine-worthy set of claw marks down the entire side of your couch. While you slept, your feline bundle of fur and energy added more scratch marks to your sofa. Read more