cats

7 Ways To Tell If Your Cat Is Mad At You

Cats may not be able to speak to us, but they're amazing communicators nonetheless. When kitty's happy, you know it — they bare their furry bellies, loudly purr, knead they're paws on you, and softly blink their eyes. So cute. You know the signs.…
By Nina Kahn

8 Ways To Soothe A Grieving Pet

Cats and dogs might be animals, but just like us humans, they are capable of feeling a range of different emotions. You can tell when your pet is excited, anxious, scared, angry, or feeling calm, and similarly, you can also tell when their feeling…
By Jessica Booth

Target Is Selling Holiday Cat Scratchers That Look Like They're From The North Pole

One of the great joys of having a pet is getting adorable pet gear for them. Do the pets usually care how cute it is? Of course not — but their humans do, so, really, everyone wins. Such is the case with Target’s Wondershop cat scratchers and other…
By Lucia Peters

Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Scene-Stealing Cat In The 'Captain Marvel' Trailer

After Infinity War, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe all know there's a huge battle on the horizon. And that makes now the perfect time to get a new glimpse at the powerful hero that's going to save them all — Captain Marvel aka Carol Danvers.…
By Alani Vargas

Science Says Your Cat’s Tongue Is Way More Powerful Than You Thought

Cats always choose to clean themselves at really opportune times — when you're giving your date a tour of your apartment, or having an awkward conversation with your parents, they'll decide it's the best possible moment to sit with their leg in the…
By JR Thorpe

Adopting A Pet Can Make Depression Treatment More Effective, A New Study Says

Most pet owners will tell you that their relationship with their furry child is a profound one, a bond that goes beyond ripping open a cat food sachet two to three times a day. But a new study suggests the impact of adopting a pet goes even deeper…
By Emily Dixon

7 Ways To Make Your Pet Feel At Home If You Just Moved Into A New Place

Moving a pet to a new place can be the most stressful part of the entire ordeal, including signing the contracts. I would know; I just moved my elderly rescue cat to a new country via a 14-hour trip in the back of a car. Miraculously, she doesn't…
By JR Thorpe

How To Travel With Your Pet During The Holidays, According To Vets

We may be over the Thanksgiving hump, but the travel madness of the holidaze is hardly over yet. The countdown to the big time winter holidays has begun, and in a few short weeks we'll be back on that wild n' crazy travel grind — this time with…
By Nina Kahn

4 Real-Life Times Pets Predicted Their Humans Were In Danger

Your cat might be incredibly intelligent and always know when you're having tuna for dinner, but can it predict disasters — or even death? The idea that animals can sense future danger to their humans has been a part of folklore in many different…
By JR Thorpe

You Can Buy A Heated Pet Bed To Keep Your Furry Friend Warm All Winter Long

We have now officially entered the annual period during which I am cold for four months straight, otherwise known as winter. And yes, I'll admit, I'm a weak and spoiled California brat who never experiences actually-freezing temperatures or that…
By Nina Kahn

Mandy Moore Shared A Beautiful Tribute To Her Cat That Passed Away Before Her Wedding

Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith officially wed on Sunday, Nov. 18, and it seems to have been a joyous celebration, by all accounts. But there's one member of the family who sadly wasn't there for their big day. Mandy Moore's cat died the day before…
By Meghan DeMaria

Thanksgiving Can Be Super Stressful For Your Pets — Here’s How To Keep Them Safe

With Thanksgiving literally right around the corner, you might be thinking about traveling, family plans, and what dish to bring to dinner. Keeping pets safe during the Thanksgiving holiday, however, is also so important to consider. Holiday foods…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

The Real Reason You Share Such A Close Bond With Your Cat Is Creepy AF

Nothing delights me more, friends, than evidence that demonstrates my cats actually do love me, or understand me, or have more than a fleeting interest in my existence once the fridge door is closed. And a new study from the University of Liverpool…
By Emily Dixon

Twitter’s “Cat Dad” Made A Calendar Of The Kittens He Found Under His Bed

Without a doubt, the purest thing to happen both on and off the internet in 2018 has been the Twitter Cat Dad story: The ongoing saga of Paris Zarcilla and the family of newborn cats he found under his bed in the spring. Although it’s been months…
By Lucia Peters

Here's How To Train Your Cat To Go On Walks With A Leash

Cats are my favorite beings on this planet, and all I want is for every kitty ever to be happy and healthy and live out all nine of their lives in pure bliss, as they deserve. Is that too much to ask? If your response to that question is "NO, SAME,"…
By Nina Kahn

5 Creepy Things Your Pet Can Sense — Including Ghosts

Whether it's an earthquake, drugs in someone's bag, or an otherworldly spirit, chances are Fluffy and Fido know what's up before you do. The creepy things pets are able to sense might freak you out. However, if you think about it, it's actually…
By Brandi Neal

Anthropologie Has A Secret Line Of Ultra-Chic Dog Accessories & You’ll Want Them All

Every pup parent wants the best for their fur baby, but also it doesn't hurt when the best is also super chic. And finding chic dog toys and accessories can be kind of a drag, unless you know where to look. Well, do I have news for you:…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Apparently Zoos Give Big Cats Pumpkins To Play With Every Year & We Just Haven’t Talked About It Yet?

Fall means many things — Thanksgiving, Halloween, the beginning of scarf weather and snuggling by the fire — but if you're a follower of big cat rescues and zoos on Insta and Twitter, you'll know it's got another meaning: pumpkins. A lot of them.…
By JR Thorpe

12 Unique Pet Name Ideas Inspired By Badass People In History

It’s one of the greatest conundrums that faces any new dog or cat owner: What should I name my new pal? I mean, there are just so many options — but you can’t go wrong by looking to famous people from history to name your pet after. No matter what…
By Lucia Peters

7 Questions To Ask Yourself To See If You’re Mature Enough For A Pet

Getting a pet can seem like a basic life milestone: graduate, get a job, rent your own place, and then adopt an adorable dog who can't wait to see you at the end of the day. Maybe it's because most of us grow up with animals in the house— 68 percent…
By Gabrielle Moss