Ask a Cat Mom: “is my cat jealous of my new boyfriend?”

Q: “My cat has been acting very territorial lately ever since I have been bringing home my new boyfriend. She is usually very outgoing but when he comes over she will sniff his shoes and then spend the rest of the time hiding away which is unusual for her. Even worse is that she hasContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “is my cat jealous of my new boyfriend?””

Ask a Cat Mom: “Why does my cat chew on wires?”

Q: “Is it normal for my cat to chew on inedible things like wires, cords, and blenders? No seriously he chewed up my Vitamix and I can’t use it anymore. What does this mean? Why does he chew on stuff that shouldn’t be enticing to a cat? Even worse, I can’t get him to stopContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “Why does my cat chew on wires?””

How to show your cat dominance

We’re all familiar about the concept of showing dogs dominance, but what about cats? Many don’t realize that showing dominance is even more important with cats than dogs! It is said that you don’t own your cat — rather, your cat owns you. This holds great truth because cats are not fully domesticated, meaning thatContinue reading “How to show your cat dominance”

Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…

Today, I’m taking a break from Caturday and making it Saturdog. I’m sorry, cats. Dogs are thought to be descended from wolves, according to scientific evidence. The modern wolf is completely distinct from the modern dog, suggesting their common ancestor must have died out thousands of years ago. Dogs are omnivores, meaning their diet comesContinue reading “Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…”

Caturday ~ Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is the largest species of housecat. They average over three feet long, like a medium-sized dog. Their nickname is “gentle giant,” as they are very large yet immensely sweet. Maine Coons have similar personalities and behavior to dogs. They are sociable and get along well with other people and animals. Besides theirContinue reading “Caturday ~ Maine Coon”

Caturday ~ I knead you

“Kneading” is the act of massaging or squeezing one’s hands against something. Kneading is very common yet unexplained behavior in cats. Often, cats will knead a person or soft object such as blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal. They tend to knead when they’re feeling relaxed, sleepy, and content. While kneading, cats will purr, sometimes drool,Continue reading “Caturday ~ I knead you”

Caturday ~ Male vs. Female

Before adopting a cat, it’s important to know if you’d rather have a male or female kitty companion. There are some differences to consider… Male Cat: Males will always be larger in size. More muscular. Tend to roam more and wander further (especially if outdoor cat). Will bond better with females. Typically friendlier and moreContinue reading “Caturday ~ Male vs. Female”