letting indoor cats outside
Questions About Cats

Letting an Indoor Cat Outside for the First Time

Letting your cat outside for the first time can be a worrying experience. Your pet will be excited, but you’ll likely be deeply concerned about whether your cat will return home. With the right precautions, letting indoor cats outdoors can be made far less stressful for feline owners. Check the area to make sure that it’s free of nearby hazards and predators. Stay with your cat for a while in case she gets nervous and […]

stop my cat from chewing cords
Behavioral Problems

How to Get Your Cat to Stop Biting Cords

If your cat won’t stop chewing cords, then her health is in real danger. Electrical cords carry live currents that will eventually shock your cat, so electrocution is a possibility. The most effective way to prevent your cat from chewing cords is to cover them with another material. Even the most determined cat cannot chew through wires that she cannot access. Alternatively, apply a strong scent to the wires to deter your cat. It’s vital […]

why do cats bond with only one person?
Questions About Cats

Why Do Cats Prefer One Person Over Another?

Cats are sparing with affection, regularly reserving their love for one person. This isn’t always her owner. She ‘may’ prefer a friend or family member over the person who gives her a home. A cat may feel like a specific person understands her better than others. She likes people who provide food, playtime, and security. Do not force her to interact with you, though. Felines usually prefer humans that only approach them when they’re invited […]

cat doesn't retract claws
Behavioral Problems

How to Teach a Cat to Retract Claws

When your cat’s claws are always out, your relationship with your pet can be compromised. Feline claws are sharp and dangerous, and must be kept to themselves wherever possible. If your cat’s claws don’t retract, you’ll need to take action to address this problem. A cat will learn to retract its claws when you cease to engage in any playtime that involves the use of claws. Cats need firm, clear boundaries. If you cease attention […]

Why Does My Cat Yawn When He Sees Me?
Behavioral Problems

Why Does My Cat Yawn When It Sees Me?

It seems strange that your cat would yawn when he sees you, but it often happens when you walk over to your pet. You’d think that your feline would be pleased to see you after being gone for hours, but he appears to be indifferent or disinterested in your presence for some reason. Why Does My Cat Yawn At Me? Expressing relaxation and contentment Trying to stay awake (release of oxygen) Notifying you that they’re […]

why do cats rub their paws on windows?
Questions About Cats

Why Does My Cat Keep Scratching Windows?

Pet owners are often curious as to why their cat constantly scratches at windows. It makes an irritating noise and damages the window.  Some cats are more prone to this behavior than others. Cats often scratch at windows because your cat has spotted birds or mice outside. She’ll feel frustrated because she’s an instinctive hunter. A territorial cat may have glimpsed her own reflection and thought that it was another cat. She may want to […]