cat sneezing and coughing
Cat Health and Wellness

What Causes a Cat to Sneeze Continuously?

Your cat can’t stop sneezing! You know that something is not quite right but cannot figure out the reason for the problem. Your cat is probably fine if otherwise acting normal, but there will be an underlying explanation that needs to be addressed. Why does my cat keep sneezing? Continual sneezing can be caused by irritants, allergens, infections, and disease. Most of the causes are preventable and treatable, but you will need to take action […]

cat peeing on clothes and towels
Behavioral Problems

Why is My Cat Suddenly Peeing on Clothes?

When your cat pees on clothing, it creates two major problems. Firstly, it is ruining your clothes. It can be very difficult to get the smell of cat urine out of fabric. Secondly, you are worried about your cat’s health. What could possibly be causing your cat to spray your clothes all of a sudden? In this overview, we will detail the most common reasons why cats urinate on clothing and how you can prevent […]

why is my cat bringing me things?
Behavioral Problems

Why Does My Cat Bring Me Toys and Meow?

Cats will “gift” you toys as a means of expression (love) and hunting conquest (kill and retrieve). It can be a form of bragging, a desire for attention, teaching, and a physical reward for the owner. “Gifting” is a trait that is most prevalent among female cats. In this overview, we will detail why cats are natural hunter-gatherers, the significance of meowing, and why cats like to bring their owners toys and gifts.

kitten licking older cat
Behavioral Problems

Why Do Cats Groom Each Other and Then Fight?

Cats groom each other when they have bonded together. It means that they are very comfortable in each other’s company, so you’ll often see one cat licking the other’s face and ears. To your surprise, something happens suddenly and the fur starts flying. We’ll explore the reasons why social grooming is crucial for two cats to get along well. We’ll then look at why some cats become aggressive, and the differences between fighting and playfulness.

Why Do Cats Arch Their Backs When You Pet Them?
Behavioral Problems

Why Do Cats Arch Their Backs When You Pet Them?

The lower back and base of the tail are highly sensitive areas of a cat’s body. Stroking this area with the hand will likely elicit a positive physical response. In most cases, the arching or raising of the back and tail is a natural response to an enjoyable experience. This is your cat’s way of telling you that they are incredibly happy and contented. Is your cat really enjoying being fussed by you or do […]

why is my cat freaking out for no reason?
Behavioral Problems

Why Does My Cat Run Around Like a Maniac?

All cats run around like maniacs, darting across the room, from time to time. Even the most gentle domestic cat will appear to go crazy occasionally, running around frantically and clawing everything in sight. Referred to as ‘midnight crazies,’ it is most likely to happen during the nighttime hours. It is common for a cat to begin running laps around a living room, climbing on sofas, and tearing curtains for no discernible reason. Because the […]