Do Cats Need to Be Fed a High Protein Diet?

Do cats need high protein diet

Cats need more protein than other species, but do all cats need to be fed a high-protein diet? Being obligate carnivores, cats aren’t able to survive without eating meat. Though feeding your cat more protein than they need won’t improve their health in general, it’s also unlikely to cause harm.  High protein diets are often … Read more

Adopting a Blind Cat: What You Need to Know About These Sensitive Creatures

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If you’re a long-time supporter of special needs cats or brand new to the world of disabled kitties, chances are you’ve stumbled upon a blind cat among the ranks of the deaf, epileptic, or Cerebellar Hypoplasia cats up for adoption.  Whether they’ve lost their vision due to an injury or a genetic predisposition to blindness, … Read more

Spot Cat UTI Symptoms Early: How to Maintain Urinary Health in Cats

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If you suspect your kitty is suffering from a urinary tract infection, there are certain signs in your cat’s behavior that are easy to spot. What are cat UTI symptoms? The most common cat UTI symptoms include difficult or frequent urination, changes in litter box habits, blood in the urine, and behavioral changes. These symptoms … Read more

How Heavy Should My Cat Be, Is My Cat Fat?

How heavy should my cat be or is my cat fat?

Although we fondly call big kitties “chunks” and fawn over their tubby tummies both in our living rooms and on Instagram and TikTok, we don’t always pause to think and ask ourselves: how heavy should my cat be?  Generally speaking, a healthy weight for cats ranges between 7 to 12 pounds. As devoted cat parents, … Read more

13 Weird Cat Breeds We’re Obsessed With

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When dog people talk about dogs, they always talk about breeds – “my friend’s Goldendoodle”, or “her new Beagle puppy”. Cat people, on the other hand, we just talk about cats. Obsessively. We especially love cat memes and weird cats. Among the 73 recognized cat breeds, there are tons of unusual-looking felines. Here are some … Read more

Tuxedo Cat | Tuxie Personality & Fun Facts

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What do Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat, Looney Tunes Sylvester the Cat, and Felix the cat all have in common? These pop culture kitties are all tuxedo cats! But what is a tuxedo cat? These dapper cats are known for their classy and iconic black and white fur pattern that resembles a tuxedo. … Read more

The Enchanting Siamese Cat | Breed Facts, Care & Attitude

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Elegant, gracious, and slightly mysterious, the Siamese cat has an iconic appearance known for its distinct chocolate and cream color points and deep sapphire blue eyes. Siamese cats are highly affectionate, vocal, easy-going, and love being around people, kids, and other animals. Siamese Cat Snapshot Each point is rated on a scale of 1-5 with … Read more

How to Treat and Prevent Ear Mites in Cats

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Fleas, ticks, roundworms, and tapeworms are all creepy critters that your cat can become infected with. But there’s another fiend for felines who isn’t quite as much a household name as those big four– ear mites. What are ear mites in cats? Ear mites (Otodectes cynotis) are from the spider, or arachnid family, and are microscopic parasitic … Read more

Big Maine Coon Cat: Quirks & Facts

Maine coon cat kitten with tufted ears

The official cat of the state of Maine, Maine Coon cats are recognizable for their brawny builds, Lynx-like tufted ears, furry paws, and shaggy coats. But don’t let their rugged appearance fool you. Maine Coon cats are soft, gentle, and extremely friendly. They’re a welcome addition to any household, especially ones with kids. Origin of … Read more

Signs Your Cat Is Dying & End of Life Care

signs a cat is dying

Your cat becomes a family member, so the thought of losing them is always hard to handle. But whether your cat is suffering from a terminal illness or nearing the end of their life naturally, it’s important to recognize the signs on time and provide them with compassionate care. So what are the signs your … Read more

How to Find a Reliable Cat Sitter

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Packing your bags and taking off for a work trip or vacation across the country (or even out of the country) isn’t so easy when you have a cat who depends on you. So how do you find a reliable cat sitter to lend a hand the next time you’re traveling? As a professional cat … Read more

Can Cats Eat Tomatoes or Are They Poisonous?

can cats eat tomatoes

If you’re a cat lover who’s grown a crop of plump red tomatoes, you may find yourself wondering can cats eat tomatoes? In short, no. Cats shouldn’t eat tomatoes because cats and tomatoes don’t quite mix. But is it true that all things tomato really bad for cats? And if so, why are tomatoes in … Read more

What Is a Torbie Cat? 12 Curious Facts

torbie cat

From tabbies to tuxies to torties to tricolors, the world of cat coats is a vast and colorful one! But, while these housecat patterns are household names, there’s one cat that’s rarer than the rest, the torbie cat. In a nutshell, a torbie cat is a tabby cat with a tortoiseshell coat pattern. But what’s … Read more

Should I Adopt a Deaf Cat?

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As awareness and support for special needs cats grow, you might find yourself entertaining the idea of adopting one of these extraordinary felines into your own life. In searching for a new furry friend, you might fall in love with a deaf cat! What do you need to know before adopting one of these special … Read more