If you or someone in your home is allergic to cats, you may be looking into cats that don't shed. But are hairless cats like the popular Sphynx breed hypoallergenic? It seems to make sense based on the fact they aren't shedding all over the place! Hairless cats like the Sphynx are less likely to trigger allergies in people, so by definition, they are hypoallergenic. … [Read more...] about Are Hairless Cats like the Sphynx Hypoallergenic?
Cat Health and Care
Chances are, you've caught your cat basking in the afternoon sunbeams. But just why do cats like to lay in the sun so much? Cats lay in the sun to conserve energy and stay warm. Since their normal body temperature runs between 101 - 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit, they need to keep warmer than humans. Laying in the sun is an easy, energy-conserving way for them to maintain their … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Like to Lay in the Sun?
My cat loves to lick yogurt out of the bowl if I leave it out. Really this is true of any creamy dairy products like ranch, whipped cream, milk... you name it! But just why are cats so obsessed with dairy? Can cats eat Greek yogurt (or any yogurt)? Will it harm them in some way? Is Greek yogurt safe for cats? Greek yogurt is OK to give cats in small quantities. It … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Greek Yogurt (or Any Kind?)
Dealing with a stressed or anxious kitty is never a fun experience. It can feel hopeless when nothing you try seems to work to calm them down. If you've been doing research on different ways to try and calm an anxious cat, you may have heard of calming collars... but do calming collars for cats really work? Calming collars do work with some cats, but not all. These commonly … [Read more...] about Do Calming Collars For Cats Really Work?
We cat guardians love our furry companions dearly...but we don't love when they start scratching up areas in the house that we would prefer to remain in tact. In particular, when you live in a home with carpeting, keeping cats from pulling it up can seem like a hopeless task. But fear not! There IS a solution, and we're going to explain in detail how to stop cats from … [Read more...] about How to Stop Cats From Scratching the Carpet