is a cat collar with bell good or bad?
Questions About Cats

Should Cats Wear Collars with Bells?

Cats wear collars with bells to keep them safe from harm. The collar is there to identify them should they ever get lost, and the bell serves as a warning signal to wild birds and animals. The problem is that there are advantages and disadvantages to cat collars with bells. They ensure that people and animals know that a cat is approaching. Be vigilant about safety surrounding collars, though. If too tight, collars can become […]

is eating grass bad for cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Why Do Cats Eat Plants and Grass?

Much like other domestic pets, cats and kittens like to explore the world with their mouths. Cats usually grow out of chewing cables and shoes at home, but grass and plants are another matter. No matter the age of a cat, greenery appears to be a constant source of fascination. It’s a source of essential vitamins. Grass contains folate, which breaks down as folic acid. This is found in a female cat’s milk, so it […]

are cats sensitive to weather?
Questions About Cats

Does Weather Affect Cats’ Moods?

You have noticed that your cat’s mood and behavior are different during significant changes to the weather. Rain, wind, heat, cold, thunderstorms, etc., can have a significant impact on the way your cat feels and behaves, including its appetite. Good and bad weather can affect a cat’s mood. Changes in temperature, severe weather, and lack of sunlight can impact how your cat’s behavior. Cat’s can enter a period of depression in a harsh winter climate. The […]

can I feed my cat raw meat?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Eat Raw Chicken?

Cats are carnivores and should always be fed accordingly. However, raw meat does have potential health and safety hazards that every owner needs to know about and understand. While the meat itself is likely to be safe, the bacteria that attaches itself to uncooked meat (the wings, breasts, etc.) can be prone to bacterial infection. Raw meat is ideal for a cat, but it carries risks. Food poisoning, salmonellosis, listeria, campylobacter, contaminated minced meat, and […]

stop cat from shredding toilet paper
Behavioral Problems

Why Do Cats Shred Toilet Paper?

Going through roll after roll of toilet paper because your cat has used them as toys can be annoying. If done regularly, it starts to take up more of your time and becomes expensive. Understanding why your cat is shredding toilet paper and finding out how to stop it immediately is crucial. The movement of the paper, the enticing color, texture, and the ability to manipulate all appeal to a cat. A lack of mental […]

why does my cat follow me everywhere i go and meow?
Questions About Cats

Why Do Cats Follow You Around the House?

The constant shadow of your cat can quickly become annoying and frustrating. While some attention is perfectly normal, a cat that invades your personal space all the time will gradually begin to irritate you. If your cat gets under your feet, it could lead to an accident or fall. These concerns (and more) will leave you searching for an explanation and a viable solution. Companionship, curiosity, food, water, seeking attention, boredom, claiming territory, and health […]