If you don’t talk to your cats about catnip, then who will…?

These days, cats are being exposed to catnip now more than ever. Even in the so-called safety of their own home, it’s on the TV — such as Netflix’s recent “Inside the Mind of a Cat.” Some are even watching their own parents do it, growing it in gardens and steeping it in their tea.Continue reading “If you don’t talk to your cats about catnip, then who will…?”

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?””

Games to play with your cat

Playing with your cat is so important! Just like us, cats get bored and restless, and require active stimulation. And there is no age limit — take humans for example, we still need entertainment to keep us satisfied regardless of age, it’s not something that you ever outgrow. Reasons to play with your cat: ItContinue reading “Games to play with your cat”

Ask a Cat Mom: “Should I put my cat in a cage?”

Q: “Should I put my cat in a cage, the same way that dogs go in a cage? Is there ever a need for this?” A: Cats value freedom. When you lock your cat up in a cage, it makes them stressed and anxious, as they feel very unsafe with no escape route. Cats areContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “Should I put my cat in a cage?””

Ask a Cat Mom: “Why do cats purr?”

Anyone who has ever been around a cat is familiar with “purring” — that strange yet charming vibrational sensation. Why do cats purr? The answer may surprise you — nobody knows for sure! Despite conductive research and modern scientific understanding, a cat’s purr remains a true mystery to this day. There are many “theories” behindContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “Why do cats purr?””

My Dream CAT HOTEL!

With so many dog hotels, I would really like to see more cat hotels too. They are increasing in popularity, but still rare. And most cat boarding services do not provide the same luxuries as dog hotels do. While cats are more independent than dogs, and can more easily take care of themselves, most peopleContinue reading “My Dream CAT HOTEL!”

Ask a Cat Mom: “should I give my cat a bath?”

Q: Should I give my cat a bath? A: The short answer — no. But let me explain why — as well as what to do if you genuinely feel like your cat is stinky and really needs one! Cats do not need baths because they are “self-cleansing.” Surprisingly, dogs do not need baths eitherContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “should I give my cat a bath?””

Catching up ~ Venus turns five & other updates

Happy birffday, V-gurl! Venus, my kitty cat, turned five years old last Friday! I’m so grateful for five years of good health and hope for many years more. I ordered her a FLOPPY FISH online as her present, which sadly has not arrived yet! But I was sure to reward her with many extra treats,Continue reading “Catching up ~ Venus turns five & other updates”

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”

Happy FIRST BIRTHDAY, Luna!!!

Today is my kitten’s cat’s first birthday!!! Luna turns one years old today!!! We had a little celebration — just me, the cats, and the guinea pig! This morning, we opened presents!!! Venus got her a bag of squishy balls, Athena got her a laser pointer toy, and I got her a cactus scratching post!Continue reading “Happy FIRST BIRTHDAY, Luna!!!”