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Breaking Up Cat Fights

Breaking Up Cat Fights

Cats are very dangerous when they become furious. It's not difficult to find out whether the cats are fighting playfully or are planning to hurt each other.
An Automatic Cat Litter Pan Can Mean No More Scooping Stinky Cat Boxes

An Automatic Cat Litter Pan Can Mean No More Scooping Stinky Cat Boxes

We love our pets, but it's no secret that cleaning up after kitty can be a less than exciting task.Cat box smells are one of the most frustrating parts of the job for many pet owners.Luckily, there are solutions.These days there are a number of highly effective "robotic" cat boxes wil
Finding the Right Cat Tower For Your Cat

Finding the Right Cat Tower For Your Cat

Is your cat scratching up everything in your home and you want to be able to provide an alternative to messing up your furniture and walls? A cat tower is the perfect solution that will give your feline something to scratch so that the objects it is currently messing up can have a break. It can be d
The Cat Harness - Necessary or Unnecessary?

The Cat Harness - Necessary or Unnecessary?

The cat harness is a relatively new phenomenon, and it has its definite pluses, is it absolutely necessary to run out and get a cat harness? Well, maybe not, but it can be very convenient and useful, and training your cat to use one probably won't prove to be as difficult as you might think.
Natural Pet Foods for Cats

Natural Pet Foods for Cats

Natural pet food is an alternative way of feeding your cat. Rather than purchasing a manufactured pet food, which may or may not meet all of your animal's dietary needs, you can choose to feed your cat using a natural feeding practice, one that has been used since animals and people first crossed pa
What Causes Crystals in a Cat's Urine?

What Causes Crystals in a Cat's Urine?

The BasicsCats with urolithiasis avoid the litter box.Cat owners who keep their cats' shots up to date and feed them a balanced diet are often puzzled when their feline friends are diagnosed with "crystals" in their urine. A 2007 study at the Minnesota Urolith Center, College of...
Cat Behavior - Body Language

Cat Behavior - Body Language

Understanding the pets we live with is so much more pleasurable then having problems, like bad cat behavior. Most behavioral problems are created as an attention seeking impulse. A stressed cat may be aggressive, a shy cat may be nervous or uncomfortable. These are all symptoms of a problem and unde
How to Brush a Long-Haired Cat

How to Brush a Long-Haired Cat

Does your cat shed hair everywhere? Hate being brushed? If so, try these tips on how to brush your cat and keep more hair off your furniture successfully.
Streaky Hair Loss in Cats

Streaky Hair Loss in Cats

Veterinarian Holly Nash notes that many conditions and diseases can cause a cat to lose their hair. In her article on PetEducation.com, Nash explains that a professional diagnosis is necessary to determine whether your cat's hair loss, or alopecia, is normal or the result of a serious disease.
Safe Disposal of Radioactive Cat Waste - Step 1 - The Law and the Dilemma

Safe Disposal of Radioactive Cat Waste - Step 1 - The Law and the Dilemma

In the U.S., laws governing the disposal of radioactive cat waste following Radioactive Iodine Treatment for hyperthyroidism vary state by state. In California, conflicting laws create a bit of a conundrum in certain locations. I have designed a sanitary, workable arrangement for compliance with tho
Cat Collectibles Picture Gallery: Appliqued Cat Quilt Hanging

Cat Collectibles Picture Gallery: Appliqued Cat Quilt Hanging

Confirmed cat lovers are inclined to surround themselves, not only with their furry feline friends, but their homes are often decorated to the max with cat memorabilia. As the About.com Guide to Cats, I am no exception. Over the year I have acquired either by purchase or by gifts from family and fri
Get the Scoop on Cat Litter Boxes and Accessories

Get the Scoop on Cat Litter Boxes and Accessories

Pet owners around the world have the nasty job of cleaning dreaded cat litter boxes. Keep reading to discover simple tips to make cat litter boxes virtually disappear to all except, of course, the cats.
Herbicide Effects on Cats

Herbicide Effects on Cats

People apply pesticides, insecticides and herbicides on lawns to improve the health and look of their yards. Keep in mind the effect that these chemicals have on pets. There is little worry for the strictly indoor cat. However, if the cat loves the great outdoors, caution needs to be exercised regar
How to Stop Male Cat Spraying

How to Stop Male Cat Spraying

Your cat is a lovable bundle of fur until he backs up to your couch, twitches his tail and sprays it with urine. Before you yell at him, realize that he is only fulfilling a role nature intended; he’s marking his territory or trying to attract a mate. Unfortunately, this behavior is very unde
Just Kittens Picture Gallery

Just Kittens Picture Gallery

Everybody loves kittens, and kitten lovers particularly enjoy looking at pictures of kittens. Enjoy these reader-submitted photos of kittens then submit your own kitten pictures, using the Photo Guidelines. Please use 'Kitten Picture' as the subject of your email. The featured kitten pictu
6 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Comfortable and Safe For Your Cats

6 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Comfortable and Safe For Your Cats

Not only have your prepared a place for your cat to eat, sleep, and do her business, but now you have cat-proofed your home!It's always a good idea to perform a "kitty level" search every so often to locate potentially hazardous items.Cat-proofing your home is important for both new k
Feline Diabetes & Dandruff

Feline Diabetes & Dandruff

A cat's dry, flaky skin may not seem like anything serious, but it could be a sign of feline diabetes. This condition is serious, and there are multiple treatment options that will not only help with the dandruff, but will also keep the cat's blood sugar under control.
How to Have a Well-Behaved Cat

How to Have a Well-Behaved Cat

Don't you love those pictures of adorable little kittens frolicking playfully in baskets of unraveled yarn? Keep dreaming--that only happens in calendars. Real cats can be a terror and a half, peeing on Persian rugs, clawing curtains and spreading litter box remnants all over your humble abode. Fort
Treatment for a Human Cat Allergy

Treatment for a Human Cat Allergy

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, as much as 30 percent of people with allergies have reactions to pets such as dogs and cats. It says that cat allergies are around twice as common as allergies to dogs. The most effective solution is not to have contact with animals. Not eve