Cat scratches hurt. Be careful not to inadvertently teach your cat to scratch your hands. Don't roughhouse with your cat. If you let your cat grip your hands with its claws when you play, your cat will think that it's okay to scratch your hands. Usually, a simple "no" used consistently is enough to keep your cat from clawing your & Read more �
There are many varieties of cat litters on the market, from the widely available and popular clay-based types to more recently introduced "alternative" varieties made from materials like paper, wheat, or corn. The latter varieties are increasingly of interest to pet owners for their biodegradable properties and in response to contended health concerns related to clay-based litters. If you are & Read more �
Carriers and crates are designed to keep your pet safe and secure. You have a number of choices available, depending on your particular needs.
Choosing the Right Size
When choosing the right size crate or carrier, keep in mind that it should be no more than one and a half times the size of the cat. There should be enough room & Read more �
Is there any other creature better than a cat who knows how to curl up tight and cozy? With the wide variety of colors, fabrics, styles and materials available, you're sure to find the right bed that fits your cat's needs and personality.
Many cats love the secure feeling that a nest bed gives. Nest beds generally use a firm & Read more �
Did you know senior cats are not only prone to obesity, but they also run the risk of being underweight as well? Cats are considered to be seniors at 7 years and older. Proper nutrition is key in maintaining your senior pet’s health and may even help her live longer. Help keep your senior pet healthy and happy well into & Read more �
Cats require high amounts of protein in their diet which is why nutrition is so important to help keep your cat healthy and happy. Cats are considered adults between 1 and 7 years of age. Choose the right diet for your adult cat with these tips from PetSmart experts:
Special dietary requirements of cats
In general, dry cat food should contain & Read more �
If you’ve ever seen a kitten at play, it’s easy to understand why they require more energy than adult cats. Cats are considered kittens up to 1 year of age. To keep those little furry bouncing balls of energy healthy in adulthood, kittens need a proper diet rich in energy, protein and calcium. Help keep your kitten healthy and happy & Read more �
Just like their human counterparts, cats these days are facing somewhat of an obesity epidemic. As cats have been moved indoors for their own safety and health, they have naturally gotten less exercise. Without prey to hunt and chase, it can be difficult for an indoor-only cat to maintain a healthy weight. However, there are some ways that you can & Read more �