• Whether it’s a short ride to the vet or driving across the country, driving with a cat is a royal pain in the ass with constant meowing that’s distracting. The problem is that Charlie associates being in the carrier with a negative feeling. So, I wanted to let him roam the car, but I wasn’t […]

    Jane
  • There’s a difference between normal scaredy cat behavior and a cat who is chronically scared all the time. Does your cat always hide and run away? Does your cat hiss and swat at anything that comes near him/her? Or perhaps your cat jumps at any and every sound. If you’ve observed your cat’s behavior as […]

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  • The world is divided when it comes to whether walking cats on a leash is a bad idea. But everyone is probably in agreement about if it is weird to walk a cat. The answer is YES, of course it’s weird to walk your cat since it’s not the norm and cats are not known […]

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  • It’s kind of obvious what my personal take is on whether I should let my cat outside given the website name…  But I’ve done my research and if you live in an urban area, the short answer is no, it is not recommended by experts such as cat behaviorists and animal advocates to let your […]

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  • Can a Cat be a Service Animal? There’s a lot of confusion around whether a cat can be a service animal and unfortunately too many misleading answers on the internet that confuse cat owners. I can confirm after thorough research that the short and definitive answer is NO, a cat cannot be a service animal, […]

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  • According to the book, Caring for Your Aging Cat: A Quality-of-life Guide for Your Cat’s Senior Years, it’s an outdated and misinformed method to multiply your cat’s “human age” by 7 to determine the “cat age”. That’s what we’ve been told because it’s an easy number to remember, but it’s misinformation. So, a senior cat […]

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  • I’ve observed the difference between my cats and in each of my cat over time when it comes to meowing. Charlie, on one hand, is a very vocal fella. He will let you know when he’s hungry, he will let you know when he missed you, he will talk back to you when you call […]

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  • When I first adopted Charlie, my second cat, he was the same size as Nala. Then Charlie kept growing. And growing… Once he got bigger, he started attacking my other cat, Nala.  I tried various methods that my vet and the internet told me but ultimately, I had to get to the root of the […]

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