Welcoming a new cat or kitten into your space can offer companionship for your current cat and enhance their well-being. Yet, ensuring each cat's happiness in a multiple-cat environment is crucial. Pondering whether to expand your feline family? Or how to ensure peace amongst your pets? Dive into these insights from Cat in a Flat for a blissful multi-cat home.
Many people enjoy keeping plants in their home, but some plants are toxic to pets, and can make them very sick. If your feline friend gets a hold of them, it could send your pet to the vet with some serious, sometimes deadly consequences.
As someone who also has a pet kitty, you may find your cat also loves your houseplants. Despite the horror of finding your favorite plant in pieces, know that your cat isn’t being spiteful. Read on to learn what’s really going on in your kitty’s mind when they attack your plants.
Introducing a new kitten to your household can be an exciting time for the whole family, but it's important to consider the potential impact on your current cat. However, with careful planning, understanding cat psychology, and being considerate, you can minimize stress during the introduction process and establish a strong foundation for a harmonious relationship.
June, known as National Adopt a Cat Month, is a perfect time to bring home a furry family member and experience the love that comes with adoption. In this article, we'll closely explore several compelling reasons why adopting a cat can be an exceptional decision, especially if your lifestyle is well-suited to cat companionship.
Your adorable kitty's claws are his defining feature, but they can sometimes become a challenge when they start wreaking havoc on your furniture or causing scratches on your skin. Eventually, you may find yourself wondering how to safely trim your cat's claws at home to maintain a harmonious relationship with your furry companion.
Before proceeding, it's always wise to seek guidance from your veterinarian, particularly if you're a novice at trimming cat nails. It's also important to note that trimming a cat's claws may not be necessary in every situation. Here's what all cat owners should know about trimming their feline's claws at home and how to do it safely.
Please remember to consult with a veterinarian or professional groomer for personalized advice and guidance specific to your cat's needs.
If you ever stumble upon one of those countless websites solely dedicated to cat wisdom, you'll come across quotes like these: "Everyone who owns a cat knows that no one truly owns a cat" (credited to Ellen Perry Berkeley), "Calling a cat 'domestic' is a contradiction in terms" (credited to George F. Will), and "A dog is a man's best friend. A cat is a cat's best friend" (credited to Robert J. Vogel). Now, we all know that domestic cats exist, and cats and humans have been in a mostly symbiotic relationship for thousands of years. However, these witty remarks shed light on a genuine ambivalence that has characterized the long-standing connection between cats and humans, as revealed in the history of our feline companions.
Fleas. No one likes them. They jump and bite and make us itch, and when you see your furry feline friends in distress because of them, you want to step in and help. But what can you do? There are several ways to get rid of irritating cat fleas naturally, and we will discuss all you need to know to be able to help your cat without using harmful chemicals.
Unfortunately, finding pesky cat fleas on felines is common, especially regarding rescuing feral and stray cats. Cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) are the most commonly seen type of flea. They can be a major source of irritation for both cats and their owners, and they can even transmit diseases. Eliminating these fleas can be a challenge, but with persistence, you can be rid of this pest for good!
Topical flea and tick preventatives are one of the best ways to keep your cat safe from these parasitic insects. But, when these aren't effective or are inaccessible for one reason or another, your cat is almost certain to get cat fleas.
Floral arrangements in the home can be a lovely way to bring the beauty of nature into your house. But, if you have cats, you may need to be careful about which flowers you bring into your home.
There are a few different beautiful blooms that can make your cat sick. Some flowers even have the potential to poison them to death. We have gathered all the info you need below to know which flowers to avoid this spring. It may help save your cat's life.
Spring has sprung, and so begins the season of sneezing. Many people are affected each year when certain plants begin to bloom and release their pollen into the air. But people aren't the only mammals that can develop seasonal allergies. Some cats are affected too. Cats can be allergic to not just pollen. Grass and even dust can make your cat sneeze. Cats who frequently spend time outdoors are more susceptible to developing seasonal allergies than cats who remain indoors.
Below we will discuss what signs and symptoms you can look out for, how you can determine if your cat is affected by seasonal allergies, and we will get into the details of how you can help relieve your cat's allergy symptoms.