So you’ve decided to treat your cat to a fancy new cat tree for her to enjoy climbing, scratching and lounging upon. You excitedly rush home with the new offering only to have her ignore the new cat tree in favor of the box it came in. The tree sits there unused while Fluffy continues… [Read more]
Why does my cat… slink around?
If you’ve spent time around cats, you’ve probably observed one moving stealthily across the ground with her belly low and tail tucked down. People who don’t understand cat behavior might think this is an example of cats acting “sneaky.” In fact, this quiet, stealthy way of movement is typical of a cat trying to avoid… [Read more]
Dispelling one of the biggest misconceptions about cats
Ask people why they prefer dogs to cats and one of the top answers is that cats are too aloof or independent, at least in comparison to dogs. To a casual observer, cats might seem standoffish, but ask any devoted cat-lover and you’ll get a different perspective. Not only can cats be affectionate and cuddly,… [Read more]
It’s your cat’s favorite holiday: Boxing Day!
The day after Christmas is a traditional English holiday known as “Boxing Day.” Despite its name, this is neither a day to put on the boxing gloves and spar nor a day to dispose of the pile of after-Christmas shipping and gift boxes. Rather, Boxing Day is a holiday originating in the UK and celebrated… [Read more]