Is It Weird for a Man to Have a Cat?
Questions About Cats

Is It Weird for a Man to Have a Cat?

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. An increasing number of single men are keeping cats as pets. Male cat owners are caring and nurturing. They understand body language cues and the need for space. They’re even considered more […]

how to keep coyotes away from cats
Questions About Cats

How to Protect Cats from Coyotes

Any cat that goes outside is vulnerable to a coyote attack. Even cats that are smart and aggressive can become prey for coyotes. Keeping your cat inside is the only way to keep them 100% safe. If you do let your cat in the yard, they should have a coyote-proof cat shelter to escape to. You should also build a 6-foot-high fence to keep coyotes out. If you want to deter coyotes from your neighborhood, […]

is a fox dangerous to cats?
Questions About Cats

How to Stop Foxes Attacking Cats

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. Keep your cat, especially kittens and declawed cats, indoors overnight. If you want to let your cat out at night, an outdoor cat enclosure is a good compromise. Rather than shutting your cat indoors, you could discourage the foxes instead. Urban foxes are persistent, but you can […]

cats get kennel cough from dogs?
Cat Health and Wellness

Can Cats Catch Kennel Cough from Dogs?

Most dogs will contract kennel cough at some point in their lives. If you keep dogs and cats in the same household, you may be wondering if kennel cough is contagious to cats. Kennel cough (feline Bordetellosis) can be transmitted between dogs and cats, but cats are more likely to catch this infection from other cats. It might sound strange, but cats with kennel cough rarely develop a cough. Instead, they become feverish and sneeze […]

how can a declawed can defend itself?
Questions About Cats

Can Declawed Cats Defend Themselves?

Onychectomy is the process of removing the cat’s claws. A feline’s front and back claws may seem insignificant, but they are beneficial for climbing, hunting, defending, and territory marking. But some owners decide to remove their cat’s claws because they’re scratching furniture and carpets. Declawed cats will lack the necessary tools to keep themselves safe. They can still climb trees to escape predators, but they’ll often be slow and unstable. They can bite with their […]

can cats sense when something is wrong?
Questions About Cats

Can Cats Sense When Something Is Going to Happen?

Many cat owners believe their pet has saved their life by alerting them to danger. We associate this special intelligence with dogs, but cats have an excellent understanding of their environment, too. Cats have a heightened sense of smell and hearing, so they’re very attuned to their environment. This means they’ll often detect abnormal sounds and smells before humans do, such as gas leaks and fires. Cats can also detect human illness and read human […]