can cats eat dog food for one day?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Eat Dog Food in an Emergency?

Dogs and cats have completely different nutritional needs. While “food is food” to many people, this does not apply in the animal kingdom. Although most dogs can consume random foods at will, this is NOT the case for cats. Although dog food will not make healthy cats sick immediately, the lack of specific nutrients in dog food will eventually leave your cat feeling unwell. In this guide, we will look at how dog food affects […]

how to calm down a hyper cat
Questions About Cats

Why Won’t My Cat Let Me Sleep Through the Night?

My cat won’t let me sleep through the night! Getting your cat to adhere to your sleep schedule can be tricky. The small hours of the morning appeal to your cat’s predatory instincts, desire to get your attention, hunger, and attraction to nightlights. While cats can be trained to accommodate your schedule, it can get be tough until the right routine has been established. Aggressive meowing, crying and whining, scratching the door, jumping on your […]

cat pawing a piece of string
Questions About Cats

Why Do Cats Like to Play with String So Much?

Cats love to play with string because it is an opportunity to stalk and capture. It is a fun game for a cat, and it is a better option than them scratching leather furniture or your new carpet. Aside from eating and sleeping, there are few things more pleasurable for kittens and adult cats than pawing string. In many ways, it is the original cat toy. We will discuss why cats love to play with […]

why is my cat angry all of the sudden?
Behavioral Problems

How to Calm Down a Cat When Angry

Cats can be moody and lash out at whoever is in their way when annoyed. This often occurs when a cat is feeling afraid or anxious about someone or something in its nearby environment or outdoor space. An angry cat can become an aggressive cat, so you need to think carefully about safety. In this article, we will detail why cats become angry, the underlying reasons for the annoyance, and how to calm down your […]

where do cats sleep outside at night?
Behavioral Problems

What Do Cats Do at Night Outside?

Cats enjoy the same activities during the day (stalking prey, eating food, sleeping, and roaming the area) that they do at nighttime. The main difference is that your cat’s activities are more likely to be disturbed by wildlife and have to seek cover. While the daylight introduces the threat of local cats and dogs, there is now the risk of raccoons, foxes, opossums, etc. in rural areas during the night. In this article, we will look […]

What does it mean when your cat's nose is wet?
Questions About Cats

Why Do Cats Have Wet Noses?

What does a wet nose on a cat mean? It is mostly the byproduct of environment, behavior, and secretion levels. Some of the reasons for the excess moisture are entirely natural while others can be a symptom of a bacterial infection or viral condition. A moist nose is not a definitive indication that your cat is healthy or sick, so a multitude of other medical factors need to be taken into consideration. If your cat’s […]