7 Must-Do’s After Adopting a Cat

Adopting a cat can be a stressful endeavour. Sometimes, people will immediately give them the run of the house, only to be surprised if they start peeing everywhere or attacking family members. These problems often lead to returning the cat to the shelter, which is what happened to poor Tribble after he “retaliated” against poor Read More …

Should You Adopt an Older Cat?

Should you adopt an older cat? That’s a rhetorical question, of course. Shelters are overflowing with older cats in need of a loving home. There are many reasons to adopt an older cat, but this story is about just one special guy who will make you think twice if you have your heart set on a Read More …

6 Steps To Help Your Cats Get Along

So you followed all the steps in introducing them to each other but you still can’t get your cats to get along weeks, months, or even years later? Before I get to some solutions, let me tell you that it hasn’t been an easy road around here either. The History Shorty enjoyed Kodi’s aggressive antics as Read More …

10 Do’s & Don’ts of Cat Litter

Cat litter is a controversial topic. In 2012, 2.4 million tons of clay were mined in the US just for cat litter so that up to 96 million American kitties can drench it in pee and poop to dump a total of 4.5 million tons of waste back into the environment and landfills every year. Flushing the flushable kind causes plumbing problems and Read More …

Toxoplasmosis: Should You Worry?

If you have cats, you’ve probably heard of the dangers of contracting Toxoplasmosis, a potentially fatal disease, from our cats’ feces (read the 10 Do’s & Don’ts of Cat Litter). Is it really something to worry about, or is it just a sensational headline? Watch the video below and read on for more information. What is Read More …

Relationship Rescue: Don’t Buy Leather Furniture!

Let’s set the stage: You’ve got cats. They have claws. You don’t want to declaw them. You’re buying furniture with your spouse/partner/roommate (SPR). They want to get a leather couch. Let’s discuss. OK. Now, you know as well as I do what’s going to happen to that couch within minutes of bringing it home, whether it’s Read More …

Falling TVs: Danger for Kids and Cats

Kids and cats are a lot alike. They’re curious, defiant, love to climb, and they don’t understand the consequences of their actions. It’s a dangerous combination that’s putting both at risk from a danger lurking in 99% of US homes: the TV. Big, top-heavy, flatscreen TVs are injuring children in the thousands — sometimes fatally — according to Read More …