As summer commences and the 4th of July approaches, it’s important to keep your pets in mind. While 4th of July celebrations are filled with fun and happy times, for some pets, it can be anything but happy. Pet owners whose pets have severe noise anxieties must take caution during the upcoming fireworks season. Unfortunately, this type of phobia may not go away, and if not treated, it can get […]
If you’ve ever spent some time around a cat you may have noticed a purr that sounds like a soft noise, almost like an idling engine, coming out of them. It’s a general belief that cats purr only when they are happy and content, especially when being pet by their owners.
There are plenty of articles out there that say how important it is for dogs to get plenty of exercise, but what about cats? Believe it or not, it is also important to make sure your cat is adequately exercised. Just because most of you can’t just hook a leash onto your cat’s collar and take a walk, doesn’t mean you can’t mentally and physically stimulate your pretty kitty’s hunting […]
Cat owners very well know the struggles of maintaining a litter box. No matter how clean you keep it, there always seems to be a nasty smell emanating from it and you always seem to be finding bits of litter in the most random places in your home, like the stove or in between the buttons on the TV remote. Now, it’s a whole other issue if your cat stops […]
Scratching is a very natural cat behavior. Unfortunately, it sometimes leads them to scratch unwanted items like our brand new couch or the wall. One of the best ways to deter your playful kitty away from furniture and other off-limit items is to provide him or her with a scratching post of their own, like the SmartCat Ultimate Cat Scratching Post. Your cat will love to tear it up with […]
People who have never owned or been around cats sometimes imagine that it takes a lot of time and effort to train a cat to use a litter box. We proud cat parents might like to attribute our cat’s use of a litter box to hours of dedicated training, or to our cat’s superior intelligence. However, the truth is that it is relatively simple to teach a cat or kitten […]