Keeping your cat young at heart

If you’ve ever glanced down at your furry best friend and wondered how long this marvelous little creature will be a part of your world, you’re not alone! The bad news: it unfortunately won’t be forever. The good news: domestic cats boast a fairly long lifespan that has only increased in the past 20 years…

Spray It to Say It

While you are sharing pics of your summer vacay, is your cat posting some “thoughts of their own” on your furniture and drapes? Cats use spraying to communicate. The Spray It to Say It blog has some tips to help you figure out what your cat is “saying”- and find a solution.

Bringing a Shy Cat Around

Not all kitties are immediately trusting of their new surroundings and their new caretakers. Some of them need a little more coaxing to recognize that they are in a safe place with people who aren’t going to hurt them. When your kitty’s history is one of abuse, neglect, or abandonment, the process can take quite…

The Truth About Declawing

Declawing is Amputation Declawing is not just ‘trimming’ a cat’s nails, it’s a surgical procedure akin to removing the last joint on a human finger or the last joint of a human toe…except with a cat, it’s removing ends of all their toes on their front or back feet. Think about that for a moment,…

How to Deter Your Cat from Scratching

Nothing can irk a pet owner faster than destroying furniture. Here are some helpful hints to deter your cat from scratching your favorite spot. Trim Your Cat’s Nails Trimming your cat’s nails can be a very effective way to stop a cat scratching furniture. Purchase nail trimmers specifically for cats and hold your cat firmly…