Becoming a first-time cat owner is a special experience, one that you'll cherish for the rest of your life. Yet, getting a cat does come with challenges.
We all know that kids love to physically handle things quite aggressively. Just watch a toddler play with their toys. Fortunately, none of that stuff bites back. But a cat might. Here are three reasons why you should never let your kid squeeze the family cat.
Like many other animals, cats instinctively avoid peeing or otherwise relieving themselves too close to where they sleep. So, when your cat doesn’t offer you the same courtesy, it’s pretty off-putting. Here are some of the main reasons why your cat is urinating and how to stop it.
Ugh, it’s happened again. You’ve returned home to the overwhelming smell of cat pee – and this time, it’s on your clothes. This guide will walk you through five primary reasons why your cat might be peeing on your clothes and how to stop this unwanted behavior, depending on the cause.
Saving yet another Amazon box for your beloved feline? You might not have to this time! Gabriella Smith, M.A. and colleagues have expanded on past research and demonstrated that cats might not need a real box to cozy up in a small space.
In an interview with Catzio, Smith gave a bit of much-appreciated expert insight into the mind and concealment behavior of one of the world’s most cherished pets.
For centuries, the caricature of a woman with a horde of cats and no social skills has persisted in pop culture. The trope is popular worldwide and is even a common character type in many widely beloved TV shows and movies. Yet, is there any truth behind the idea of the “crazy cat lady?”
Cats can be conditioned just like almost any living thing capable of learning. Conditioning is a process through which an animal is taught to give a specific response – either voluntary or involuntary – to a stimulus. The most famous example of this is Pavlov’s experiments.
Can cats find their way home? A lost cat can certainly find its way back home. However, the efficiency and speed with which it returns may vary. Few studies have demonstrated cats’ homing abilities, yet scientists know that they can find their way home from miles away. Their success depends on their age, sex, circumstances of getting lost, and more.