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  • Don't forget your cat
    Include your cat in your vacation plans
    The holidays are fast approaching, and for many this is a time when we travel to be with our friends and family. But in the commotion and confusion of this hectic season, it unfortunately becomes a time to put off essential choices in your cat's...
  • Prolong your cat's life
    Help kitty live a longer lifeHelp kitty live a longer life
    Closely keep an eye on your cat. Watch for changes in his/her appetite on a daily basis. A top-quality dry food and some first-rate canned cat food should be fed to kitty twice a day. Put out only a small amount of dry food at a time so it doesn't...
  • Cat haters go to long lengths to express their emotions
    Cat haters go to long lengths to express their emotions
    Last week an article was posted about Alley Cat Allies (ACA) entitled NJ’s Bayside State Prison refuses to lift cat feeding ban once again. The article told how ACA is working to help cats living at or around the prison by offering TNR (Trap...
  • Watch your cat's every move
    Lameness is a common symptom in cats
    Lameness is an extremely common symptom in felines. Every day people bring their cats into veterinarian clinics, concerned because their little, fur friend is limping instead of waling gracefully. Often it is a sprain injury and it may not be...
  • Watch your cat's weight
    Weight loss in cats should never be ignored
    There are many causes for a cat to lose weight, quit eating, and become jaundiced all of which are potentially quite serious and even life-threatening. Tests can help establish the underlying problem but eventually the cat may need to be...
  • The language of the cat
    Meows and other noises interpreted
    The main reason cats meow is because they are hungry and want to be fed—now, but there are other reasons for vocalizing from feline throats. A truly noisy yowl may point to the fact that your feline is in pain, has had his/her paws or tail stepped...
  • Beware of internet scams offering pets for adoption
    Beware of internet scams offering pets for adoption
    I received a press release this morning from the International Pet and Animal Transportation Association (IPATA). It contained some common-sense advice and some information that I had never considered.People look for the best deal, even when...
  • VPI has put out a list of the 50 weirdest cat names of 2014
    Top 10 weirdest cat names of 2014, from Veterinary Pet Insurance
    Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), one of the largest pet insurance companies around right now, has released their list of the weirdest cat names of 2014. Some of them aren't actually all that suprising, and others might leave you scratching your...
  • Disneyland Cats provide pest control for the entire California park complex
    The Cats of Disneyland
    The Cats of Disneyland have been around for as long as the park has been open, as far as anyone knows. They're feral, so they're hard to see, and the multitudes of visitors each day help ensure that the cats spend their waking hours hiding...
  • Donate your cat's blood to help cats suffering from a variety of conditions
    Donate your cat's blood and give the gift of life
    It's pretty common knowledge that we can donate our own blood to blood banks like the Red Cross and UBS. However, did you know that you can also donate your cat's blood? Cats sometimes need transfusions, too, and vet's offices can have...
  • NJ’s Bayside State Prison refuses to lift cat feeding ban once again
    NJ’s Bayside State Prison refuses to lift cat feeding ban once again
    Alley Cat Allies (ACA), the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, is very busy these days. They are trying to intervene on the behalf of the felines in Leesburg, New Jersey outside of the...
  • Mrs T at Thanksgiving
    Home or away for the holidays with your cat and planning ahead
    Many people are making preparations for the celebrations ahead of time -- but stop and think about the family cat. Soon Thanksgiving will be here again, and then Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year. Whether home or away a little advanced planning...
  • Bad behaviour can be corrected painlessly
    A study in aggression in felines
    Non-recognition aggression is a volatile type of aggression which arises between feline housemates that have previously had a rational relationship. It most likely occurs through failure of recognition. This particular type of aggression is most...
  • Get close to your cat
    Getting close to 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...
  • It's easy to care for a cat
    Tips for superior cat ownership
    If kitty is permitted to go outdoors he/she must wear a security collar and an ID tag. A protection collar with an elastic panel will let your feline break loose should the collar get caught on something. And even if your kitty is indoors-only, an...