Why We Always Choose Clay Litter

Our cats use Cats Incredible litter from Lucy Pet Products for three reasons: This litter is specially formulated to prevent the formulation of ammonia in the litterbox. Ammonia is much of the reason behind that litterbox smell, and it’s harmful both to the feline and human residents in your home. It’s made by a company […]

Got Fleas? Check Out Natural Treatments for Your Lawn

I love many things about summer–but fleas are definitely not on the list. Although our cats are indoors-only, that doesn’t prevent fleas from finding their way into our home and on our cats if we don’t keep an eye on the situation. As I’ve written about before, part of our property is a preserve for […]

10 Ways to Help Your Cat Love the Litterbox

We’ve all seen the popular toilet paper commercials urging everyone to “enjoy the go.” Well, the same holds true for our cats. If our cats love the litterbox, they will USE the litterbox, a step in the right direction when it comes not only to our homes’ cleanliness but also our cats’ health. But how […]

Simon’s Cat Logic Explains How to Read a Cat’s Body Language

From purrs that communicate contentment to meows that signify a need for attention, cats have numerous vocalizations that explain their wants. However, our feline friends also rely on a variety of non-vocal means to relay their emotions and opinions. In the latest episode of Simon’s Cat Logic cartoonist Simon Tofield of Simon’s Cat fame and […]

Does Your Litterbox Stink? 6 Ways to Help This Summer

I love summer. I love the long days, the bright sunshine, the relaxed pace that defines the warm weather months. What I don’t love is the fact that, in some ways, summer stinks. We all know that when the mercury rises, it can be a struggle to stay just-out-of-the-shower fresh and to keep the garbage […]

Is Your Litterbox Ready for Spring Cleaning?

The calendar switched to spring this week–and with that comes the call of spring cleaning. In our house, one of the first areas for a good spring cleaning is the litterbox area! Here’s our five-step system for cleaning the litterbox/laundry room in our home: Step One: Clear the Decks We first move out the litterboxes […]

9 Spring Cleaning Tips for Cat Households

With spring weather making an early appearance so many places, we’re already thinking ahead to a good spring cleaning in our home. In our pet home, though, spring cleaning extends far beyond our own needs and into our cats’ daily lives as well. When you begin your own spring cleaning plans, here are nine cat-related […]

13 Items You Need to Leave Your Cat Sitter

It may seem like a long time until spring break and summer where you live, but with warm weather just weeks away, popular pet sitters are going to soon be booked. If your spring getaway doesn’t include your cat, you may be relying on the services of a pet sitter to care for your cat […]

Are You Ready for Spring Parasites?

Yesterday I was out on a walk and returned to sit on the couch with Ochi. After about five minutes, I looked down at my leg and saw an insect walking up my pants…a tick! Even though it’s still winter, our warm weather is already bringing out the ticks, and I know that fleas won’t […]

Simon’s Cat Explains Why Cats Like to Hunt

As pet parents we’ve all been a bit perplexed at times by the sight of our indoor cat stalking ‘prey.’ Why would a feline with access to food still feel that internal hunger to hunt? Simon’s Cat creator Simon Tofield and Cat Behavior Expert Nicky Trevorrow chase down the answer in a new Simon’s Cat […]

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