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Author: Kate Skilton

Kate Skilton is a professional writer and a lifelong owner and lover of cats. She currently lives with her kitty, Rogue, who runs the show.
Loving Cat Abandoned for Cuddling Too Much

Loving Cat Abandoned for Cuddling Too Much

To non-cat owners, cats can have the reputation for being aloof. But cat owners know that cats the most loving creatures on the planet. This became a problem for a beautiful Michigan cat named Jacque. In May of 2016 when Jacque was just seven months old, his owner moved away and abandoned him. Rescued Just …

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Matted Cat Fur: Solutions and Prevention

Matted Cat Fur: Solutions and Prevention

Cats are known for being obsessive groomers. More often than not, if your cat isn’t napping, they’re cleaning and preening themselves, making sure that they look “just right.” Despite their best grooming efforts, sometimes your cat needs your help. Read on to find out some causes of matted fur and tips for treating matted fur …

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Why Do Cats Hiss?

Why Do Cats Hiss?

All cat owners have experienced the hiss of their cat at some point (probably more than once). Hissing is a defensive position. Fear is a common reason that cats hiss, but it’s not the only one. Read on to find out how and why cats hiss and what you should do when they hiss at …

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Why Do Cats Put Their Butts in Our Faces?

Why Do Cats Put Their Butts in Our Faces?

If you have a cat, then hopefully you’ve been fortunate enough to experience your cat putting its butt in your face. This definitely isn’t how humans show affection to other humans, but oddly enough, showing their butts is how cats communicate that they love you!  So, what does it mean when your cat shows you …

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Hairballs: What Causes Them and How to Prevent Them

Hairballs: What Causes Them and How to Prevent Them

Most cat owners have probably had the not unpleasant experience of hearing their cat cough up a hairball and then having to clean up the mess. It’s never fun – not for you, but especially not for your cat. Hairballs can be troublesome if your cat has difficulty coughing them up. But what causes hairballs …

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Why Do Indoor Cats Live Longer Than Outdoor Cats?

Why Do Indoor Cats Live Longer Than Outdoor Cats?

You have probably heard that indoor cats tend to live longer than outdoor cats. We can now confirm that this is true (by an alarming number), but did you ever wonder why? Read on to find out some of the reasons why indoor cats live longer than outdoor cats. There isn’t just one reason why …

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13 Common Assumptions That Could Harm Your Cat

13 Common Assumptions That Could Harm Your Cat

As good cat parents, we try to stay educated on what is best for our cats. B ut due to the fact that cats can’t talk, it’s difficult for us to really understand what our cats are going through. This leads us to make assumptions that might actually be harming our cat. We’re taught that …

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Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Cats have a strange relationship with grass. They seem so determined to devour it only to throw it up hours later. Cats regurgitate grass because because they do not have the enzymes required to digest it. So why would cats want to eat grass?  As often happens with cat behavior, scientists can’t explain this behavior …

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7 Signs Your Cat Needs Help

7 Signs Your Cat Needs Help

Cats have their own special form of communication, but it’s our responsibility as cat owners to learn how they communicate so we can help them when they need it. Unfortunately, sometimes when cats are sick or injured, they withdraw from people and hide. This is why you need to be aware of all the signs …

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Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

Anyone who has ever owned a cat knows that all the all the cat toys in the world world don’t compare to greatest toy of all – the cardboard box! But why are cats so enchanted by a mere cardboard box?  Keep reading to discover why cats are obsessed with boxes. 1. Cats Use Boxes For …

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