Keeping Cats from Peeing on a CouchIf your cat is peeing on your couch, it is important to get the cat to stop doing so as soon as possible. This is a page about keeping cat from peeing on new couch.
Mama Cat Keeps Dividing Litter into Two Groups?Mama cats will sometimes separate their litter into smaller groups. This may help her to feed and care for them better. It is not cause for concern as long as she does feed all of the kittens. If she does not, you may have to help. This is a page about mama cat keeps dividing litter into two groups.
Using Advantage for Dogs on Cats?With careful measurement many pet owners can safely use Advantage for dogs on their cats. This is a page about using Advantage for dogs on cats.
Keeping Cats from Scratching Screen Doors?This is a page about keeping cats from scratching screen doors. Cats can quickly ruin a screen door with their claws. Training your cat to not scratch at the screen will save you money and allow your screen door to serve it's purpose.
Kitten Trying to Nurse on PeopleThis is a page about kitten trying to nurse on people. Young kittens will sometimes attempt to suckle on anything and everything including people.
Cat Peeing in the Same PlaceCats can certainly be creatures of habit. If your cat is peeing someplace you don't want them to, it would be best to stop them from peeing there as soon as possible. This is a page about cat peeing in the same place.
Cat Scratching Its NeckThis is a page about a cat scratching its neck. If you kitty is scratching its neck, the first thing to do is try to determine the cause.
Treating an Anemic Cat?This is a page about treating an anemic cat. Like humans, animals can also suffer from anemia and the effects of this blood condition.
Using Ivermectin to Treat Ear MitesVets often prescribe Acarexx, a .01% solution of ivermectin, to treat parasites including ear mites. Some pet owners prefer to mix their own solution when treating their pets. This is a page about using ivermectin to treat ear mites.
Cat Keeps Pooping at Front Door?Citrus, ammonia, or some essential oils smells may help keep a cat from relieving themselves in a specific area. This is a page about cat keeps pooping at front door.
Cat Started Peeing and Pooping in Closet?I have an inside/outside female cat who is 8 years old. She has always been very good about using the litter box or going outside. We actually removed the litter box about 3 years ago with "no" problems. Now all of sudden we found out she has been peeing and pooping in my daughter's closet.
Homemade Cat Litter Box IdeasThis page contains homemade cat litter box ideas. You may need a litter box of a different design than you can find to buy.
Cat Peeing on CountertopsIf your cat is peeing on your counter, you will want to prevent it from doing this any more as soon as possible. This is a page about cat peeing on countertops.
Introducing a New Kitten to Your Resident CatAnytime you introduce a new pet to your resident pets there are some steps you can follow to make it a positive experience. This is a page about introducing a new kitten to your resident cat.
Preventing Your Cat From Peeing in the...This is a page about preventing your cat from peeing in the kitchen. When your cat decides to relieve itself in the wrong place, it can be a challenge to train them otherwise.
Homemade Cat Litter IdeasThis is a page about homemade cat litter ideas. Many cat owners prefer to make their own cat litter, rather than buy the commercial varieties available at the store.
Using Peroxide to Get Rid of Ear Mites?This is a page about using peroxide to get rid of ear mites. It is best to use a solution that is intended to treat ear mites. If left untreated, ear mites can cause ear infections that can lead to serious damage. Avoid using products such as peroxide, without first consulting a veterinarian.
Does Male Cat Urine Smell Stronger?This is a page about, "Does male cat urine smell stronger?". Intact male cats have a high level of Felinine protein in their urine which accounts for its much stronger smell than that of neutered male or female cat urine.
Cats Not Getting Along After Being Spayed?After a trip to the vet for surgery your cats may have to be reintroduced to each other. They have returned home carrying different smells and may also be off because of the procedure itself. This is a page about cats not getting along after being spayed.
How to Keep Litter From Sticking to the Cat BoxThis is a page about how to keep litter from sticking to the cat box. Often wet litter will stick to the sides and in the corners of the litter box. Try applying a thin coat of pet safe wax to the cleaned box and the litter should slide out more easily.
How to Use Shredded Paper for Cat LitterShredded newspaper or similar newsprint type paper can be used in the place of traditional cat litter, to save on pet expenses. This is a page about how to use shredded paper for cat litter.
Removing Candle Wax From My Cat's Fur?This is a page about removing candle wax from my cat's fur. A cat's need to check out everything can sometimes put them in a hazardous spot, such as too close to hot melted candle wax.
Neutered Male Cat Mounting Other Male Cats?This is a page about neutered male cat mounting other male cats. Cat owners may be concerned when they see their fixed male cat trying to mount another male cat.
Temperament of Female Cats vs. Male Cats?Why are female cats so temperamental and so much different than male cats?
Getting a Kitten to Eat Dry Cat Food?This is a page about getting a kitten to eat dry cat food. If your kitten doesn't like dry food, it may be difficult to get them to eat it.
Treating a Kitten's EyesThere are several medical conditions that cause swollen, closed or crusty eyes. You can clean them with warm water and a soft cloth, however a trip to the vet will help with a diagnosis and the proper treatment. This is a page about treating a kitten's eyes.
Treating Cat with Ear MitesEar mites are highly contagious and will cause your cat quite a bit of discomfort. If left untreated, these tiny mites can lead to serious ear infections. While some people try to treat ear mites with home remedies, it is best to seek professional treatment to avoid damage to your cat's ears.
Tree Sap on a Cat?My cat just got stuck in a tree and my husband had to go up the tree to get him. Now my cat has tree sap all over him. What is the best thing to use to get it out? Thanks to anyone who can help!
Siamese Mix Cat PhotosThis is a page about Siamese mix cat photos. Siamese mix cats are quite common and range from those that look very Siamese to Tabby crosses and other mixes.
Cat Is Dragging Laundry Around House?One of my cats started doing something strange this past year. Jesse is a 4yr old neutered male. He brings dirty laundry downstairs. I know he's trying to tell me something, but I can't figure out what it is. He'll grab a sock usually, but sometimes he'll bring underwear, t-shirts, pajama pants, and once he brought a blanket!
Preventing Cats from Tearing Window Screens?This is a page about preventing cats from tearing through window screens. Window screens can not stand up to your kitty clawing at it whether she is trying to get the bird outside or trying to ask to come in.
Homemade Cat Food RecipesThis page contains homemade cat food recipes. Store bought food isn't always the best option for your cat. Whether its due to medical reasons or a picky eater, making your own cat food allows you to choose the ingredients in it.
My Cat is Clawing at Her Mouth?I'm wondering if anybody could help. My kitten who is 6 weeks old has recently started clawing at her mouth causing it to bleed. This happens usually after taking a bite of food but yesterday she was doing it even when not eating, she would claw at her mouth with both paws every 20 seconds or so.
Removing Mats from a CatThis is a page about removing mats from cats. Long haired cats can have mats that are tough to get rid of.
Kitty Litter SubstitutesThis is a page about kitty litter substitutes. Some cat owners prefer to use substitute materials in their pet's litter box rather than commercially made products.
Persian Cat Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Persian cat breed information and photos. These long haired beauties are an old breed, originating in the middle east.
Using Mouthwash to Keep Cats from Peeing on FurnitureSome people that have successfully used mouthwash as a deterrent to prevent cats from peeing on furniture. This is a page about using mouthwash to keep cats from peeing on furniture.
Getting Rid of Fleas on CatsGetting rid of fleas on your cat is actually a multifold process. Not only do you need to kill the fleas on your pet, you need to prevent the eggs from hatching and reinfesting them. Flea eggs can fall into your carpet and thus require special treatment there as well. As will your yard if the pet spends time outside. This page offers suggestions for getting rid of fleas on cats.
Cat Has Milky White Discharge from Eyes?I'm looking for help with my cat's eye problem. He is a 5 months old and every now and then his eyes start to discharge some stretchy, milky white goo that looks like mucus. If I don't clean them the goo starts to cover his eyeballs. First there's usually some tears from his eyes followed by an infection.
Removing Grease from a Cat's Fur?This is a page about removing grease from a cat's fur. If your kitty accidentally gets grease in her fur there are ways to remove it without traumatizing your pet.
Keeping a Cat From Licking a WoundThis is a page about keeping a cat from licking a wound. It can be very challenging to prevent your kitty from licking a wound or surgical site.
Making Your Own Cat TreeThis is a page about making your own cat tree. Cat trees provide a great place for your cats to hang out, sleep and play. Even smaller cat trees can be very expensive.
Kittens Born in Insulation?This is a page about kittens born in insulation. Feral cats sometimes give birth to their kittens in seemingly strange places, such as in the insulation under a mobile home.
Treating a Cat's Swollen Chin?This is a page about treating a cat's swollen chin. If your cat has a swollen chin, it may be time for trip to the Vet.
Keeping Cats Warm in WinterKitties love to be warm. In summer they enjoy sunny window spots. But winter is different. Keeping your cat warm in the winter can be accomplished using a warming lamp, a heated cat bed, or pad.
Saving Money on Cat BedsThis is a page about saving money on cat beds. Cats love to curl up in a cat bed. Purchasing one can be expensive.
Using Frontline for Dogs on a Cat?My son has an 18 year old cat (that he loves dearly!) and although she stays indoors she has acquired fleas. A friend is trying to get him to use Frontline Plus (for dogs) to kill the fleas and I am concerned about this.
Training a Cat to Not Sleep on Your HeadThis is a page about training your cat to not sleep on your head. Many cats love to sleep with their owners, however they don't always honor our personal space. Sleeping on our heads may be their way of showing that they care, but it can interfere with a good night's sleep.
Keeping Cats from Peeing on FurnitureThis page is about keeping cats from peeing on furniture. Sometimes a cat chooses a place to relieve itself that is not where you want.
Black Crust Around Kitten's Nose?When I got home from school and saw my kittens, my one kitten has black stuff caked around her nose. She is black with a thick white stripe down the middle of her face and I can clearly see the black stuff around her nose. What is it? Please help me!
Preventing a Cat from Peeing EverywhereAccidents happen. But, it is a stinky problem when cats stop using the litter box. This page contains suggestions for preventing cats from urinating around the house.
Male Cat Nurses Itself to Sleep?I know this is very odd but I'm at my wits end. My 9 month old male cat who is been neutered "nurses" himself at night. He seems to do this every night in my bed and he has to be touching me. To me it seems to be a form of self pleasure for him. I know this is a bad topic but if anyone can help me I would be grateful. I love my cat very much and want him to be healthy. I also have his sister but have not noticed any odd behaviors from her. Why does he do this? And should I be worried?
Remedies for Cat Losing Hair?This is a page about remedies for cat losing hair. When your pet starts losing hair in localized spots it is important to determine the cause so that you can begin the proper treatment.
Treating a Kitten With WormsThis is a page about treating a kitten with worms. Kittens can easily get infected with worms of several types. Because of their age and small size you will want to be careful how you attempt to treat them.
Exotic Shorthair - Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about the Exotic Shorthair - breed information and photos. This cat was breed to be a short haired version of the Persian.
Keeping Cats from Peeing on a BedThis is a page about keeping cats from peeing on a bed. Having a cat that chooses to pee on the bed rather than in the litterbox is very frustrating and baffling.
Getting an Injured Cat to Eat?Yesterday my son's friends found 2 stray cat. One of the cats had severe injuries. None of our shelters would take the cats. The cat is so scared it won't come out of hiding and it won't eat or drink. Do you think that this cat will be scared for life?
Mother Cat Bringing Kittens to Owner?This is a page about mother cat bringing kittens to owner. Cats will sometimes bring their kittens to their owner, perhaps to introduce the kittens to the rest of her family.
How Often to Trim a Cat's Claws?We just took our cat to the vet's a couple weeks ago and had her claws trimmed. How long does it take for them to grow long again and need to be trimmed?
Kitten Isn't Meowing?I have a 2-3 week old orphan kitten that does not meow. He makes a little squeaking sound that you can hardly hear. Is that normal?
Toilet Training Your CatThis is a page about toilet training your cat. Cat owners who would like to do away with the litterbox may consider training their cat to use the toilet instead.
Maine Coon Mix PhotosThis page contains Maine Coon mix photos. Many mixed breed cats exhibit the appearance and loving, gentle behavior of the Maine Coon cat.
Making a Cat Window PerchThis is a page about making a cat window perch. With a few materials and some time you can easily make your cat a perch.
Dealing With Cats That Don't Get AlongThis is a page about dealing with cats that don't get along. Many cat owners will try to add additional cats to their home, only to find out that the felines don't always get along. It can be difficult to smooth out the squabbling.
Low Cost Insulin for Cats?I just found out that my cat who is so much one of the family has feline diabetes. I will now have to give him insulin injections twice a day. Are there any places to get the insulin for less or free. My income is beyond low. Joe is the cat on the right and is now half that size. Thank you.
Korat Breed Information and PhotosA beautiful, ancient domestic cat breed from Thailand. They are very affectionate and love to be treated as the favorite. This page contains korat breed information and photos.
Identifying the Breed of Your Cat?This is a page about identifying the breed of your cat. Some many of us own mixed breed cats that we have rescued from shelters and off the street. Identifying your pet's breed can be tricky.
Resident Cat Aggressive Toward New Cat?Introducing a new cat into your home can be more complicated than you might think. Proper steps in the process generally result in a positive outcome. This is a page about solutions for when your resident cat is aggressive toward a new cat.
Training a Blind Kitten to Use a Litter Box?This is a page about training a blind kitten to use a litter box. Training a blind kitten to use a litter box may take more time and persistence then with a sighted cat, but it can be done.
Cat Scratching WoodworkThis is a page about cat scratching woodwork. When cats scratch where you don't want them to, you need to encourage them to use something more appropriate.
Moving an Older Cat?This is a page about moving an older cat. Moving pets can be very stressful. This upheaval can be even more difficult for an older pet.
Black Build Up in a Kitten's EarThe black waxy buildup in your kitten or cat's ears is not wax by rather a sign of an ear mite infestation. This is a page about black build up in a kitten's ear.
Help Getting Cat With Urinary Infection To Eat?I have a cat that had a urinary infection, I took him to the vet they done the catheter on him,ran some tests and said his kidneys were damaged a little bit.
Is Ferret Food Safe for Cats?My cats are crazy about my ferret's food. When I am not watching they eat in their bowls. Is ferret food dangerous for them?
Is My Cat a Siamese Mix?The Siamese cat's genetic structure is very dominant in mix breed cats. Thus you can see physical characteristics as well and behavioral ones that will help to determine if your kitty is a Siamese mix. This is a page about, "Is my cat a Siamese mix?".
Giving a Cat a Haircut?This is a page about giving a cat a haircut. Long haired cats sometimes need to have their hair cut or mats removed.
Helping a Stray Cat With KittensThis is a page about helping a stray cat with kittens. Finding out that the stray cat hanging about your house has a litter of kittens, may spur you on to deciding what to do to help mom and her babies.
Remedies for Cystitis in CatsThis is a page about remedies for cystitis in cats. Cystitis is a bladder infection, often from unknown causes.
Treating and Preventing Urinary Tract...This is a page about treating and preventing urinary tract problems in cats. Cats can suffer from a number of urinary tract issues, including but not limited to, infections and blockage.
Training Cats to Stay Off Furniture?This is a page about training cats to stay off furniture. Although it may seem daunting, it is possible to train your cat to stay off of the furniture.
Caring for KittensKittens need special care until they are weaned, especially before their eyes are open. Abandoned or stray kittens may have to be bottle fed and may have a number of health concerns to be addressed by a veterinarian.
Help With Kittens That Do Not Like to Be Picked Up?Making kittens feel safe and comfortable when they don't like to be picked up may take time and gentleness on your part. Try holding them when their are tired. This is a page about help with kittens that do not like to be picked up.
Feeding a Cat Soft FoodThis is a page about feeding a cat soft food. Some cat owners prefer to feed their cats soft canned cat food rather than dry kibble.
Treating Cat's Crusty Eye and Chin?The causes for crusty eyes and chins in cats are likely separate issues. The eye problem could be one of several, including allergies, something in the eye, or a viral infection. The chin problem is likely feline acne and is easily treatable. Also allergies to plastic food bowls can cause chin irritation. Check with a vet on both. This is a page about treating a cat's crusty eye and chin.
Homemade Cat Deterrent Spray?Trying to keep cats off furniture and other inappropriate places can be tough. Try mixing water and apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle. Some essential oils can be used in place of the vinegar. This is a page about homemade cat deterrent spray.
Installing a Cat DoorInstalling a cat door to the garage allows the litter boxes to be kept out there cutting down on the litter scatter in your house. This is a page about installing a cat door.
Is Spanish Moss Toxic to Cats?Research seems to indicate that Spanish moss is a nonpoisonous flowering plant found in tropical and subtropical regions. It is not considered toxic to cats.
Siamese Cat Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page containing Siamese cat breed information and photos. The beautiful, intelligent Siamese cat is one of the oldest recognized breeds.
Kitten Trying to Nurse on Older Cat?This is a page about kitten trying to nurse on older cat. Sometimes weaned kittens will try to nurse on older cats, including males.
Making a Litter Box CoverThis is a page about making a litter box cover. Making a cover for your kitty box may help keep the litter scatter down.
Putting Butter on Your Cats Paws When You Move?I have been told that when moving to a new house with your cats you should cover their paws with butter to stop them roaming and getting lost. Does anyone know why or if it works?
Giving a Cat a BathThis is a page about giving a cat a bath. Bathing a cat can be extremely difficult but is necessary from time to time. There are some tips and techniques to minimize the trauma and injury to your cat and yourself.
Cat Peeing in the HouseThis is a page about cat peeing in the house. Inappropriate peeing by your cat can be very frustrating to resolve.
Homemade Cat EnclosureThis is a page about homemade cat enclosure. For a variety of reasons you may need to create an enclosure for your kitty.
My Cat Has DandruffIf your kitty has dry skin there are a number of home remedies you can try. Make sure that there is not an underlying medical issue when you next see your vet. This page contains several treatments, from food additives to topical ones that can help when my cat has dandruff.
Repairing a Sisal Wrapped Cat...This is a page about repairing a sisal wrapped cat scratching post. Once an active cat has taken to a scratching post, they can tear it to shreds in a few months. Repairing it is an economical way of keeping your cat happily scratching the post instead of your furniture.
Protecting Yourself Against Sharp Kitten Claws?Kittens have sharp claws that can easily scratch you as they play and climb up your legs or arms. Clipping their claws or using nail covers are two good ways to keep from getting scratched. This is a page about protecting yourself against sharp kitten claws.
Keeping Cats Out of the Christmas TreeThis is a page about keeping cats out of the Christmas tree. Cats seem to be drawn to Christmas trees, whether to play with the dangling ornaments or to climb up in the branches, they can be persistent.
Preventing Cats from Scratching FurnitureThis is a page about preventing cats from scratching furniture. Scratching is a normal part of cat behavior but when our indoor kitties begin to use the furniture, it is time to intervene.
Cleaning and Maintaining a Cat...This page is about cleaning and maintaining a cat litter box. Cats make great pets but keeping your house from smelling like a cat box can be a challenge. With regular cleaning and proper maintenance, your cat box can go unnoticed by you and your friends.
Cat Wants to Sleep With Me At Night?I have just acquired a 7 week old kitten and she WILL NOT sleep in her own bed at night. I've had to resort to shutting her out of the bedrooms at night, which results in her walking around yowling for about an hour. Any tips or suggestions would be very helpful.
Cat Scratching a Wound With Its Cone?Some cats are too smart for their own good. If you have one of these talented kitties that has discovered that the cone that is supposed to prevent scratching can in fact be used for just that purpose, read on. This is a page about keeping a cat from scratching a wound with its cone.
Tabby Cat PhotosThis is a page contains tabby cat photos. The distinctive coloration of the tabby cat is made up of stripes, dots, lines, or swirls, generally accompanied by a mark resembling an M on their forehead. This coat pattern is found on many domestic cats.
Tortoiseshell Cat PhotosThis page contains tortoiseshell cats. These multicolored cats have beautiful and interesting markings.
Gum Container for Cat TreatsI started putting the cat treats in an empty Eclipse gum container. It's much easier to get out a few when I want to give the cat some running exercise. The container keeps the treats fresh and it holds a 2.1 oz. package of Temptations treats for cats.
Making Sure Cats Get Enough WaterA couple of years ago, my older cat was diagnosed with chronic renal failure. He was very dehydrated and weak and would regularly vomit up his food. The vet gave him a subcutaneous water treatment and prescribed him special food for renal support but warned us that it was not a cure, just a way to keep him as stable as possible for the next few years.
Using Nail Caps on CatsThis is a page to using nail caps on cats. Many cat owners prefer to not have their pets declawed, however, those pointy, sharp claws do need some type of attention. One option is using nail caps.
Cat Porch SlingIf you build it, they will come to the cat porch sling and mini 'cat'stle.
New Cat is Showing Dominance?My sister has three male cats. Figaro (neutered) is the oldest, I believe he is 10. Chan (not neutered) is about a year old and Angel is a little under a year old, not neutered and sprays all over the house. Angel is the newest cat in the clan though.
What Kind of Cat is This?What breed is my cat?
Why Does My 5 Month Old Kitty Nurse on My Lip?My 5 month old kitty nurses on my lip. Every single day. I wake up to her like clock work at 6 am doing it. She does it throughout the day. She does it at night. If I put her down, she meows at me and follows me until I pick her up. I got her at 8 weeks. She's been doing it for 3 months. It doesn't bother me. I'm just curious. She purrs the whole time laying on my chest kneading my face
Manx Cat Feces?Our 2 Manx cats have never had a solid feces. Do they need to have special food? Have tried special dry food but does not make a difference.
Kitten Nursing on Puppy?I recently got a puppy (male, 5 months) in addition to a kitten (male, 11 weeks; I was told). I noticed last night that he was trying to nurse off of our puppy. He cries constantly until he starts suckling again. He's made my puppy's belly raw in spots. Sometimes my dog allows it, other times not. I've tried little bottles of water and stuffed animals, etc.
What Breed Are My Cats?Hello! I have 3 cats and don't know the breed of them. I was coming in here to see if anyone can help me find out the breed.