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  • PAWS Chicago hosted Jackson Galaxy last Wednesday
    PAWS Chicago hosted Jackson Galaxy last Wednesday
    JACKSON GALAXY, the star ofAnimal Planet’sMy Cat from Hell is also an acclaimed author and cat behaviorist. Last week, Wednesday, October 15th from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m., this exceptional cat person gave a private lecture and book signing to...
  • CATALYST seeks to cure cat allergies in people
    CATALYST trials to test new treatment for sufferers of cat allergies
    A clinic in Spokane is ready to begin clinical trials of a new immunotherapy treatment for cat allergies. Marycliff Allergy Specialists is actively looking for people to participate in CATALYST, which, according to Inlander, is a national trial...
  • Black cats are loving, and can even bring good luck
    Black cats aren't bad luck. For these two, they've brought good things instead
    Black cats are supposedly bad luck. We've all seen movies and TV shows with that myth, we've read books that talk about it. For this pair of roommates, however, black cats have been a very good thing. To be sure, their cats are tuxedo cats...
  • Mrs T and copper cats
    The odd things cats do in their home and why
    Have you ever been asked why your cat is doing something and you have been lost for an answer? Did kitty daintily place a toy in its water bowl, or try to bury its food bowl? Inexplicably charge around the house bouncing off walls; try to eat a...
  • Mrs T emails
    The odd things cats do in human company and why
    Cats have a habit of doing things that can leave their human companions speechless and sometimes a bit embarrassed. Has your cat ever made a bee-line for the only person in the room who hates cats? Does your cat insist on interrupting phone calls;...
  • FIV may help spawn new HIV treatments for people
    FIV may help researchers figure a way to better combat HIV
    A protein found in both feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and HIV may shed light on new, breakthrough treatments for HIV. The protein is known as FIV integrase. Scientists have a three-dimensional map of FIV integrase, which could help them...
  • National Feral Cat Day is October 16
    National Feral Cat Day: Raising awareness about our feral cat population
    It's National Feral Cat Day! Alley Cat Allies started National Feral Cat Day 13 years ago, on their tenth anniversary, to help raise awareness about the plight of feral cats. They also use it to promote the benefits of trap-neuter-return (TNR)...
  • Pet food problems
    Blue Buffalo says pet food ingredient mislabeled
    Pet food maker Blue Buffalo announced late Oct. 14 that it may have received a mislabeled ingredient from a supplier.According to Blue Buffalo, a Wilbur-Ellis plant in Rosser, Texas, made the mislabeled ingredient and shipped it to customers,...
  • Keep kitty fit
    Keeping kitty healthy is your duty
    You can help your kitty live a long, healthy life with a few simple steps. The main thing you can do to make the prime difference in your cat's health is to meticulously monitor your cat. Watch for changes in his/her appetite since this is one of...
  • October 16th is deemed National Feral Cat Day
    October 16th is deemed National Feral Cat Day
    Jackson Galaxy, from Animal Planet’s “My Cat From Hell,” will be making a public service announcement (PSA) in effort to promote National Feral Cat Day which is celebrated on October 16th. He has done so on behalf of Alley Cat...
  • Plants aren't always your cat's friend
    Important facts about plant-eating cats
    Cats are carnivores, but sometimes they seem to prefer salad. The truth is, small amounts of plants or grass is customary for cats, and as many as one in three housecats munch on vegetables on a regular basis. Your feline may just be seeking out a...
  • National Feral Cat Day
    Jackson Galaxy Helps Raise Awareness For National Feral Cat Day
    On behalf of Alley Cat Allies, Jackson Galaxy, from Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell," made a public service announcment to help raise awareness for community cat care. October 16th is National Feral Cat Day,a day to make a...
  • Pet temperature
    Pet armpit temperature unreliable, study says
    Taking a cat or dog’s body temperature by placing a thermometer in the animal’s “armpit” often produces inaccurate results and should not be viewed as a replacement for rectal readings, according to a recent study.While...
  • You should take the time to bond with your cat
    Bonding with your kitty
    There is nothing on this celestial ball like the bond between a feline and a human. The There are many ways to bond with your purring beauty, ways tried and true, ways that are both amazing and simple. For starters, we show our feline how we love...
  • Cats have pet peeves too
    Pet peeves of your precious pet, the cat
    Cats have pet peeves and complaints too. Cats express this through body language and expressions on their face. Some of their main complaints are as follows: Cats detest soiled, smelly litter boxes, and may be actually driven to search for swift...