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Category: Behavior

The Cat Dictionary: What Do Different Meows Mean?

The Cat Dictionary: What Do Different Meows Mean?

All cats meow, but not all meows are equal. If you’re an experienced cat owner, you know that these meows mean different things! But what exactly do different meows mean? Keep reading to find out how to translate and decode your cat’s meows! “Meow” is Just for YOU Cats don’t normally meow for other cats. …

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Feline Depression: Symptoms & Solutions

Feline Depression: Symptoms & Solutions

NIMH suggests that 16 million Americans suffer from depression, but humans aren’t the only ones who fall victim to this. It wasn’t until the 1990s that animal behavioralists discovered that cats can suffer from depression too. So how would you know if your cat is depressed? Each cat is unique, so they will not demonstrate …

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7 Signs Your Cat Is Happy

7 Signs Your Cat Is Happy

Cats aren’t always the easiest to read! They have their own way of communicating with us…one we may not always understaned. So how do you know when your cat is happy? Cats show they’re happy with special signals. Keep reading to discover the 7 biggest signs that your cat is happy! 1. The Chatter You …

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Cat Ancestry: Where Do Cats Come From?

Cat Ancestry: Where Do Cats Come From?

Many cat owners are convinced that their cat doesn’t really need them. In other words, not all of us are fully convinced that our “house cats” are fully domesticated.  However, the cats that live in our homes have many differences from the species that they originally evolved from and they went through quite a bit …

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Do Cats Hold Grudges?

Do Cats Hold Grudges?

Each cat has their own personality, and when they’re not happy about something, they let their humans know in their own special way. But do cats hold grudges? Keep reading to find out. Cats Are Fickle If you have ever had a new person move into the home, like a new spouse or a new …

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6 Things You Should Know Before Leaving Your Cat Home Alone

6 Things You Should Know Before Leaving Your Cat Home Alone

We all lead busy lives, and sometimes that keeps us away from home where our cats reside.  While cats do value their independence, they shouldn’t be alone for extend periods of time. Plan correctly so your cat is safe and comfortable when you’re not around. Keep reading to discover 6 things you need to know …

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How Do Cats See the World?

How Do Cats See the World?

Cats are known for their enchanting eyes and incredible ability to see in the dark. But most people have no idea how differently cats see the world. Thanks to innovations in modern technology, science can now show us what the world looks like through a cat’s eyes. Keep reading to discover how your cat sees …

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10 Tips To Relieve Your Cat’s Stress: Cat Expert Advice

10 Tips To Relieve Your Cat’s Stress: Cat Expert Advice

You may be reading this and think it’s silly for cats to be stressed. What would cats have to be stressed about anyway? As it turns out, cats are very easily stressed! And stress can lead to serious behavior and health problems down the road. You might not even be aware your cat is stressed. …

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5 Humane Alternatives To Declawing Your Cat

5 Humane Alternatives To Declawing Your Cat

It might be tempting to consider having your cat declawed. After all, those pesky claws are responsible for shredded drapes and scratched furniture. However, declawing is one of the worst decisions you can make for your cat. After reading about the resources we’ve included here, hopefully you’ll abandon the idea of declawing your cat and …

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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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