Winter is fast approaching, and these colder months can be difficult for feral or stray outdoor cats. Feral cats usually spend their life away from humans and tend to fear us. Stray cats are housecats that were abandoned or lost. There are a few ways you can help these cats survive the winter: [Read more…]
How to Make Thanksgiving Fun for Your Cat, Too!
This festive time of year can be both stressful and fun for humans, and the same can be true for pets. Here are a few tips on how to include your cat in the fun of Thanksgiving without stressing them out! [Read more…]
Are You and Your Cat Ready for Halloween?
Halloween is fast approaching, and there are signs of it everywhere you go. That’s because it is a fun autumn holiday full of tricks and treats. However, your cat may not be fair as well during the Halloween season. Here are some Halloween safety tips to get through the spooky season. [Read more…]
Cat Breed Spotlight: Abyssinian Cat
Rumored to be from Abyssinia or current-day Ethiopia, the Abyssinian cat breed most likely originated from Southeast Asia. The Abyssinian, also known as the Abys is also depicted on Egyptian artifacts and art – leading many to believe that they lived amongst the pharaohs of Egypt.
The Abyssinian cat was introduced o the U.S. in the 1930s but has been around for a very long time. They became quite popular and are now the 5th most popular cat in the United States. [Read more…]
Why Do Cats Purr?
Kittens purr a few days after birth to let the mother cat know where her kittens are and attract attention to feeding her baby. Cats purr for this reason throughout their lives; cat owners notice their cats will purr close to eating time. However, this is only one way a cat uses purring as part of their everyday lives. [Read more…]