Latest in Adult Cats

March 2, 2022

Smile, Kitty! Why You Should Brush Your Cat’s Teeth Daily

Did you know that kittens have 26 baby teeth, and by the time a cat reaches adulthood, they have 30 permanent teeth? Taking care of those pearly whites is an important part of ensuring your cat’s long-term health and comfort. The key to managing dental health in your cat is prevention! If you’ve ever had…

March 2, 2022

Do Cats Get Toothaches? Common Feline Dental Health Problems

There are a variety of issues that can arise in cats whose dental health is neglected. Knowing what signs to look out for and how to start and maintain a regular dental hygiene routine will help you both feel good about your kitty’s dental health. How to Identify Problems in Your Cat’s Teeth Cats are…

January 28, 2022

The Puzzling Task of Feeding Your Cat

You can take the cat out of the wild, but you can’t take the wildness out of the cat. This sentiment can be echoed by the fact that cats (one of the most commonly kept house pets) despite living in the lap of luxury at home, may feel like they live in “suboptimal” conditions. What…

November 23, 2021

Keeping Kitties Safe This Holiday Season

Whoever wrote “not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…” probably didn’t live with a cat. Especially not a cat who has taken a particular interest in the Christmas tree, climbed up into it, and knocked it over at three in the morning!  The holiday season is a time of joy, good cheer, and…

September 26, 2021

Caring for Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease

Of all the major diseases afflicting cats, chronic kidney disease is one of the stealthiest. It usually creeps up on cats as they get older, but it can also show up more dramatically and have devastating effects. When your cat’s kidneys aren’t able to do their job as usual, it can lead to renal failure…

August 11, 2021

Litter Box 101: From Basic Tips to Bad Behaviour

For many cat parents and their feline family members, the litter box is a source of frustration. No one is ever really excited to scoop the litter box or to find litter dragged around the house on kitty’s paws. Worse still is when a cat decides the litter box is not their preferred choice.  Whether…

May 20, 2021

Scratching 101: Understanding Why Cats Need to Scratch

Though sometimes it seems like cats have a vendetta against soft furniture and carpets, scratching is normal – and necessary.  When a cat stretches and scratches their cat tree, it’s a sign that they are feeling well. You can almost see the bliss they are experiencing while they are enjoying a good solid scratch session….

August 8, 2020

Feeding Your Feline: Tips & Tricks for Managing Your Cat’s Diet

How much food does a cat need? How do I feed two cats different diets? How do I get my cat to stop crying for food between mealtimes? These are universal questions faced by many a cat caregiver (or servant, depending on your cat’s point of view). When it comes to feeding your cat, it…

June 30, 2020

Pawsitive Playtime: Why Cats Need to Play Everyday

Why do cats play? Why does anyone play? Sure, it’s fun, but it also has many benefits. Learning Through Play Just like us, kittens play at things that adults do to learn skills needed for survival. In our case, it may be running, or cooking, or driving a truck. For kittens, it’s hunting. Their rough-and-tumble…

October 17, 2019

Kitty Clues: 8 Signs That Your Cat Might be Sick

Most cat owners know that cats are experts at hiding signs of illness. It’s a good strategy for a cat living in the wild, as predators view an obviously sick animal as easy prey. But for a domestic cat, hiding illness from the people they live with is not always a good strategy, because it…