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  • Male cats can be good fathers
    Can male cats be good daddies? Or are they always a danger to kittens?
    Most female cats will make good mothers. They'll feed, wash, and care for their kittens. But what about the fathers? Do they make good parents, too? Many of us have at least heard that male lions kill all the cubs they didn't father when...
  • Animal cruelty
    Animal cruelty data to be collected nationwide
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) plans to expand its crime-monitoring efforts to include animal cruelty, according to the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), an advocacy group that pushed for the change.Animal cruelty, including the...
  • Indoor Yoga season for your feline
    Indoor Yoga season for your feline
    Although the weather will soon be changing, people will still be doing their Yoga inside as opposed to in the great outdoors. You may have seen sessions offered to dog, many of which are entitled Doga sessions, but never fear, cats seem to get...
  • Know what can affect your cat
    Feline calicivirus is extremely contagious
    Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a decidedly infectious virus that is one of the major causes of upper respiratory infections in cats. Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a minute virus that mainly causes sharp upper respiratory infections (URIs) in felines,...
  • Know the fact about cat health
    Facts about FCV infection every cat caregiver should know
    On atypical occasions vsFCV--Virulent systemic FCV infection outbreaks of disease have been sited with dreadfully much more pathogenic strains of FCV termed vsFCV. These are linked with mutations of the virus that permit infection to be...
  • Tigger
    Will Baking Soda Kill The Smell Coming From Kitty's Litter Box? The Experiment
    I was not planning on ever having a litter box, again. I went through that years ago. It was a hassle. But alas, we lost our beloved inside/outside cat Bright Eyes. He was a full grown cat, trained to go outside for his potty needs. Hubby saw I...
  • Kitten care starts before you get your kitten
    New kitten cautions to prepare for
    Who isn’t excited to bring a new kitten into their home? Just remember it is far less likely to contract a health issue if you give him/her a good-quality, healthy kitten food. Good kitten food will help him/her immune system develop in...
  • R-CATS Program offers some not-to-be-missed treats to help local cats
    R-CATS Program offers some not-to-be-missed treats to help local cats
    Halloween is still several weeks away, but who says that it's too early for treats?The R-CATS Program has a couple of sweet fundraisers this fall, and the proceeds go directly to the group's Trap/Neuter/Vaccinate/Return efforts, as well as...
  • Ready for Halloween
    Keeping kitty safe during halloween season
    Halloween is more than a month away, but days spin by quickly and houses are already being decorated for this fun and frightful day.Of course, cat lovers will want to include kitty and many opt for a delightful pumpkin-colored collar with black...
  • New, permanent cat cafe to open in New York City
    Little Lions to be New York City's first permanent cat cafe
    Earlier this year, Purina opened a temporary cat café in New York City, much to the delight of cat-loving New Yorkers everywhere. Now, New York City may be getting its first permanent cat café, called Little Lions. According to The Gothamist,...
  • Spay/neuter funding
    Neuter funds for ferals hit snag in Maryland
    A Maryland official is urging the state’s new spay/neuter grant programnot to award money for fixing feral cats.In a letter to the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), which oversees the program, Joseph Gill, the head of the Maryland...
  • Dumpster Kitty wins grand prize as Friskies video of the year
    Dumpster Kitty wins grand prize as Friskies video of the year
    Friskies brand knows how popular cat videos are worldwide. The company established “The Friskies” which can be equated to the Oscars of the cat video awards. Four of the nation’s most loveable Internet cats were recently...
  • Pet food recall
    Bravo cat and dog food recalled
    Bravo, which makes raw food for pets, announced Sept. 26 that it is recalling several chicken and turkey products for cats and dogs due to potential bacterial contamination.Bravo, of Manchester, Conn., said that routine testing by the Nebraska...
  • No fleas here!
    Can cats carry plague?
    Don’t panic but the short answer is yes; only if plague has been confirmed in your area. As serious as plague is, it is not exactly epidemic in humans. An average of seven cases are reported each year according to the U.S. Centers for...
  • Be a good cat care giver
    Tips on keeping kitty healthy
    The more you know, the more well prepared you will be to keep your feline happy and healthy—you may even save his/her precious life. . Sometimes sickness wallops without any warning signs, but more often there are little warning signals along the...