Training a newly adopted kitten how to use the litter box may be challenging, however, with patience, time and with the aid of a few tips, kittens should fairly quickly learn where to finally do their business.
If we are very lucky, all of our cats who share our homes will become seniors, and they will share long and happy lives with us. Senior cats are very wise and teach us lessons in acceptance as they stoicly accept their frailties, along with the minstrations of those who love them and are loved by th
Building a cat house is different than building a dog house in that cats are most often indoors & also need the ability to jump, sharpen their claws & be agile. Here are some design options and things to consider when choosing your cat house plans.
Is it possible to get positive results in your cat in only ten minutes of training?Can you even train a cat? Learn how to get the best behaved cat on your block!
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.
Bedroom floors of tile, vinyl or hardwood often cause beds to slip out of place with the slightest pressure. The movement is not only annoying, but the bed legs can damage the flooring. Commercial no-slip rubber furniture grips are discs made of soft, highly textured rubber. Bed legs press down with
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
One of the most important things you can do for your cat is provide the best nutrition you can. High-quality cat food containing healthful ingredients is available in stores but can be expensive. Cook up your own healthy cat food at home, using the best -quality ingredients you can find. Homemade