Flat-faced cats divide opinion. To some, they are odd-looking but to others they are adorable. Whether you love them or hate them, flat-faced cats are definitely intriguing. Due to their extreme features, Persian cats are prone to illness. Cats with wide (but not completely flat) faces tend to be healthier because their eyes and nose can still function normally. So, although Persian cats have a “wow factor,” other breeds are easier to care for as […]
While cats are governed by self-preservation, they can sustain flesh wounds to the neck area. Tending these injuries is one thing, but the real trouble starts afterward. A neck wound on a cat will be itchy enough to drive your cat crazy. The temptation to scratch must be carefully managed. You’ll need to watch any cat that scratches her neck overly vigorously. Pets scratch for a variety of reasons, including allergies, fleas, and anxiety. Every […]
Cats have many great qualities, but some of their behaviors are undesirable. It’s quite common for cats to scratch the carpet, jump on kitchen counters, or urinate outside of the litter box. Occasionally, bad behavior is caused by stress or illness. Punishment could end up making these conditions worse. We’ll explain why cats behave in certain ways, and what you can do about it. Ways to Improve Your Cat’s Behavior So, if discipline doesn’t work, […]
Popular opinion dictates that cats are feminine pets, and should only be adopted by women or families. A single man with a cat is often viewed with suspicion. Creepy, weird, and unusual are all words often attributed to single men with pet cats. It takes a specific personality for a guy to want a cat. In many respects, the traits required are considered wholly positive. Naturally, everybody is unique and has a different personality. For […]
Any cat that goes outside is vulnerable to a coyote attack. Even cats that are smart and aggressive can become prey for coyotes. If you want to deter coyotes from your neighborhood, try to get other residents involved. Educating your neighbors will help to protect the cats in your area.
Foxes do not usually attack cats, but it can sometimes happen. Although the risk is small, cats should keep their distance from foxes in order to stay safe. Rather than shutting your cat indoors, you could discourage the foxes instead. Urban foxes are persistent, but you can stop them from entering your garden. Protecting your Cat from Foxes If you want to protect your cat, you have 3 options: Keep your Cat Indoors – Effective, […]