Environmental Enrichment – The Key to a Happy Cat

Environmental Enrichment – The Key to a Happy Cat

How can I keep my indoor cat happy? Indoor cats tend to live longer lives as they are less likely to suffer from infectious diseases or injuries. However, did you know that they are at a higher risk of developing a variety of behavioral and health problems? All cats...
A Cat is Contrary and That is That!

A Cat is Contrary and That is That!

What is it about cats that makes them so enchanting? They are infuriatingly smug, elegantly arrogant, graceful always but often ungracious. A creature breathtaking in its physical perfection and gob-smacking in its unapologetic selfishness. Why is it that a cat can...
What is Matatabi?

What is Matatabi?

The catnip found in pet shops in the US and Europe is most likely the dried or powdered leaves and stems  of the Nepeta cataria, a relative of oregano and spearmint. The plant is quite common and grows wild in northern Europe, New Zealand and North America  It’s the...
Cat Care: Which Cat Litter

Cat Care: Which Cat Litter

Are you confused with all the different types of cat litter, wondering what is best for the cat, best for the environment, and best on your pocket? You are not alone. It seems that every other week there is a new variety on the market and that is not even mentioning...
Cat Breeds: The Sweet Scottish Fold

Cat Breeds: The Sweet Scottish Fold

Where do Scottish Folds come from? The first Scottish fold appeared on a farm near Coupar Angus, Scotland,  in 1961. A local shepherd noticed that Susie, a shorthaired white cat had strangely folded ears and it is from this Susie that all Folds today can trace their...
Can my cat be vegan?

Can my cat be vegan?

The truth about vegan cats When people commit to a vegan diet, it is often for health-related reasons, or out of compassion for animal welfare and the environment. Vegan pet owners often ask if it’s alright to feed their beloved dogs or cats a similar vegetarian diet....
Cat Questions: Why do cats purr?

Cat Questions: Why do cats purr?

The purrfect purr Of all the cats I have known in my life, each had its very own specific way to purr. Where one rumbles like a little train, another purrs so softly that you would not know she was doing it unless you were in contact with her at the time. Often the...
Pet Carriers: Cat Bubble Backpacks

Pet Carriers: Cat Bubble Backpacks

Cat Bubble Backpacks Are Cat Bubble Backpacks the New Black? Who amongst us devoted cat parents have not longed for that Lion King moment in the mountains with our beloved fur babe? Dog-walking is so over-rated when you can go hiking with your buddy in a cool cat...
Why Do Cats Attack?

Why Do Cats Attack?

Even the most loving cat can turn into a hissing spitfire from time to time. But why? When choosing a family pet, parents of young kids almost always think that a cat is the safer option. Everybody has read stories of vicious dog attacks, right? Though aggression in...