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Behavior

5 Tips for Dog People Who Have to Be Around Cats

Five tips to help dog lovers interact with and understand cats. This includes how to greet cats, what sounds you want and don’t want to hear, and how to interpret body language.

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Aggression/Anxiety/Fear Allergies Behavior Foster Diary Health

My Neck, My Back, Allergies in My Cat

Explanation of the three types of allergies in cats, including symptoms, costs, maintenance level, and short- and long-term management solutions.

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Behavior

Introducing Cats Part III: Meeting, Mingling & Coexisting

Learn what to expect when new cats start sharing the same space.

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Behavior

Introducing Cats Part II: Scent Swap & Combo Feeding

While your kitty is having her transition time in a small space (read my previous post), there are a number of things you can do to prep your resident cat for his new roommate. You want to get him used to the new kitty’s scent before she’s full on living in his space. Here are […]

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Behavior

Introducing Cats Part I: Start in a Small Space

You have a new cat. You’re excited to bring her home and introduce her to your resident kitty. News Flash: Your resident cat is not even half as thrilled as you … but he can get there! Introducing cats is a science – but fortunately for all of us, it isn’t rocket science. My next […]

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Behavior

Education Station: Declawing – Partial Toe Amputation Facts

Get the facts on declawing aka partial toe amputation.

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Activity/Playing/Training Behavior Product Recommendations Toys

Best Cat Toys: Yeowww!® Catnip Products

Raise your hand if this has happened to you: You find the coolest cat toy ever. It’s amazing. It’s got feathers. It says it has catnip. It’s everything your cat could want and more. You excitedly bring it home, pull it out of the bag, give it to your cat and … he walks away […]

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Behavior Kitty Kare Korner

How to Destress Your Cat for Vet Visits

What you need to know to transport your kitty to the vet.

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Behavior Foster Diary Health

Foster Diary: The Mystery of Sprinkle’s Hormones

When I picked up Sprinkle, I thought I was just getting a moody cat with a raccoon tail that needed socialization. She had been through a lot over the past few months. Her family was evicted from their home and she was taken to ACCT Philly. At one point, she was lost in the ceiling […]