Cats, Humans, & Mental Health: Dr. Lauren’s Thoughts on Well-Being & Reciprocity

I remember watching the news with some curiosity, and a sense of impending change. “Hold on to your socks,” someone said, “this is going to be big.” China had just implemented a nationwide lockdown over a rapidly spreading virus. We all now know how this would irrevocably change our lives over the coming years, full […]

Why Do Cats Have Black Lips? How This Trait Evolved

Cats are fascinating animals, not only because of their silly antics but also how close they are to their wild counterparts. Domestication has only influenced 13 genes in our pets. Selective breeding has had a greater impact, yielding the 73 breeds accepted by The International Cat Association (TICA). They come in a broad spectrum of […]

FixNation’s Ongoing Crusade for Feline Wellness Reaches a Milestone: 250,000th Fixed Feline!

On a sunny Wednesday in late November 2023, FixNation, a groundbreaking non-profit based in Los Angeles, celebrated the sterilization of its 250,000th cat. With a mission to provide free spay/neuter services for community cats (feral, abandoned, and free-roaming felines) and affordable services for companion cats, FixNation has played a pivotal role in reducing feline overpopulation […]

Olga and the Vacuum: How I Helped Her Cope

Although she can tolerate thunderstorms and bad music, Olga isn’t fond of the vacuum cleaner and is not alone. Most cats seem terrified of it. However, over the years, she’s become less fearful of vacuuming and doesn’t hide like she used to. She still cowers under the coach when my neighbors set off fireworks, but […]

How to Throw a Cat Birthday Party for Your Kitty: Fun Tips & Ideas

Last Updated on: December 4, 2023 by Crystal Uys It’s time to break out the party hats! Your cat is turning a year older, so what better cause to celebrate? You may wonder how you can throw a party for your cat since human parties and cat parties don’t look 100% the same (depending on […]

Introducing the Catsters: Dr. Lauren and Pancake & Tiller the Adventurers

Dr. Lauren Demos (Vet) Dr. Lauren has worked in all aspects of the veterinary field throughout her career and therefore she has a deep understanding of animals. Since graduating from veterinary school, Lauren has worked in multiple countries, fostered many animals, and volunteered her time to help pets and vets alike. Source link

15 Renowned Cat Paintings You’ll Love (with Pictures)

Last Updated on: November 29, 2023 by Crystal Uys Cats have lived alongside humans for thousands of years, and you can find depictions of them in all kinds of artwork. They can be found in art pieces of ancient civilizations, and they’re also often used as subjects of modern artwork. As we all know, cats […]

Why Does My Cat Sleep on Me? 6 Possible Reasons & Solutions

Click to skip ahead: Cats have strange and quirky behaviors that help keep their owners both entertained and confused. One common yet endearing habit of felines is choosing to curl up and sleep on their owners. While having your cat snooze on your lap or chest may be cute and comforting, you might wonder why […]

TrustedHousesitters Review 2023: Our Expert’s Opinion

Our Final Verdict We give TrustedHousesitters a rating of 4.75 out of 5 stars. Convenience: 5/5 Reliability: 4.5/5 Safety: 4.5/5 Value: 5/5 Making travel plans can be a stressful experience, but cat owners face the added challenge of finding safe and trustworthy care for their cats while they’re away. Placing your cat in boarding care […]