cats

6 Things That You Should Check For If Your Cat Is Throwing Up

If you’re a cat person, you’re undoubtedly well acquainted with one of the messier aspects of cat ownership: Vomiting. Cats have such famously delicate stomachs that sometimes, it can be hard to figure out exactly how one tiny creature could expel so…
By Lucia Peters

4 Things You Should Know Before Adopting A Cat

If you're thinking of getting yourself a furry friend and don't have the space for a dog or the patience for a guinea pig, cats may just be for you. But there's a lot of preparation that goes into making a good home for a new feline friend: it's not …
By JR Thorpe

You Should Never Do These Things When Treating Your Cat For Fleas

While summer is synonymous with beach parties and backyard barbecues, it's also prime time for everything creep crawly. Yes, the bugs are back, and not just the kind that bite you. If you're wondering how to get rid of cat fleas safely, don't fret: t…
By Brandi Neal

Here’s How Often You Should Really Be Changing Your Cat’s Litter Box

There are a lot of perks to having a cat. Like any other pet, a feline sidekick can serve as a source of unconditional companionship and plenty of laughs. When a cat's in the mood, they'll be your best friend and the ultimate snuggler. They'll keep t…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

This Guy Went To Go Find A Sweater & Found A Cat That Had Given Birth Under His Bed

If look under my bed and find a couple of cats lurking around down there, it’s never a surprise; I have two of them, after all, and the dark, shadowy spot beneath the bed is one of their favorite places to hide. When Paris Zarcilla found a cat and fo…
By Lucia Peters

9 Ways You Can Make Your Friend With Allergies More Comfortable Around Your Cat

Allergies are no joke, and as someone allergic to cats who also owns four cats, I can tell you pet allergies can seem especially insidious. Thankfully, my allergies are not so severe that a good dose of daily medication can't keep them at bay, but if…
By James Loke Hale

10 Easy Ways To Bond With Your New Cat, According To Experts

With any new furry friend you adopt — whether a cat, dog, or other little critter — bonding can be super important. Science has shown animals do, in fact, have personalities, thoughts, and emotions. So, like you would with a new human friend, you sh…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

5 Tips For Training Your Cat That Actually Work & Won’t Make Them Hate You

Cats are an independent species. They're like teenagers all the time and just want to be given space, brood in their bedroom, and have their own phone line. So it might seem counter intuitive to try and train your feline friend. But there some good t…
By Brittany Bennett

The Surprising Household Appliance That Can Be Seriously Dangerous For Your Pet

If you like your home or apartment to feel like a spa retreat, you probably own an essential oil diffuser. While they can make your space feel ultra-relaxing, and make it smell amazing, there has been some debate across the world wide web as to wheth…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

5 Things To Say To Someone Whose Pet Just Passed Away

Anyone who’s ever lost a pet knows the deep void they leave behind. The grief we experience when we lose our best friend can be profound. Sometimes we might feel shocked at the depth of loss and heartbreak we're experiencing; we may even feel like we…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

10 Cat Breeds That Are The Most Social & Will Enjoy Being Cuddled By You All The Time

While some pet parents seek an independent cat that will do its own thing, others want a cat that won't mind when they try to hang out with it all the time. If the latter is you as a cat parent, it's important to know which cat breeds are the most so…
By Brandi Neal

8 Ways To Tell If Your Cat Actually Likes You Or Just Tolerates You

Getting a new cat is exciting, but it can also be really stressful. Aside from getting your home ready for a new pet and adjusting your schedule to be sure you'll always be there for them, you also have to worry about whether or not you and your are …
By Jessica Booth

8 Tips For Bonding With Your Cat The First Week You Get One

There are a lot of stereotypes about cats out there, and as a cat person with three of her own little fur babies, I find many of them to be quite annoying. The worst one, by far, is that cats can't bond with humans and don't see us as something they …
By Jessica Booth

How To Tell If Your Cat Is An Indoor Or Outdoor Cat

If you've had cats all of your life then you know that some feline friends are perfectly happy to live a life of indoor-domestic bliss while others will tear out a screen to get outside. If you're not sure how to tell if your house cat is actually an…
By Brandi Neal

7 Gross Things That Happen If You Don’t Change Your Cat’s Litter Box Enough

If you have a cat, especially more than one of them, then you already know that cleaning their litter box is the biggest downside to owning them. Sure, it's beyond frustrating when they scratch up your favorite chair, and yeah, their food smells pret…
By Jessica Booth

Your Cat's 7 Strangest Habits, Finally Explained

If you've ever wondered why cats do what they do, you're not alone. They're some of the most inscrutable animals in the pet kingdom, and some are weirder than others — my own tortoiseshell likes nothing better than to sit on a fence in the snow yelli…
By JR Thorpe

These Are The 10 Most Popular Royal-Inspired Pet Names Right Now

Everyone is so enamored with everything royal that many pet parents are naming their four-legged fur babies after the royal family. Banfield Applied Research & Knowledge (BARK), a division of Banfield Pet Hospital, tells Bustle that it pulled from i…
By Brandi Neal

10 Signs Your Cat Has Anxiety & What You Can Do About It

Anxiety isn't just for humans; cats can get it too. Signs your cat has anxiety can include everything from peeing outside the litter box to excessive grooming. This is something I personally have experience with: My cat Teddy used to suffer from seve…
By Brandi Neal

This Is The Actual Right Way To Brush Your Cat

It might seem obvious, but there is a certain technique when it comes to grooming your feline friend. While we can't all be the Jonathan Van Ness of the pet hairstyling industry, we can try to do our very best to keep our furry friends fabulous. Lear…
By Brittany Bennett

How To Know If Your Cat Is Eating Enough

If you're a new pet parent to a feline fur baby, you'll want to make sure that Fluffy or Whiskers is healthy and happy. However, if this is your first cat you might wonder, is my cat eating enough? It's a common question among new pet parents, and th…
By Brandi Neal