Messy Cats Litter Scoop Review

New to the litter box: the Messy Cats Litter Scoop. For the past week, we’ve had the opportunity to try out the Messy Cats Litter Scoop, which was introduced to cat lovers in mid-2017. Messy Cats claims that the scoop will “Clean up after your cat, in even the toughest of corners.” We had to […]

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Wood Pellet Cat Litter Review

Just because something isn’t labeled “cat litter” doesn’t mean it isn’t. As cat guardians, we’re happy commercially produced cat litter was invented- the wide range of options available to us is awesome. Litter manufacturers are continually innovating and improving their products. New litters claiming more effective odor control, a lighter formula, and eco-friendly sourcing are […]

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Is it Safe for My Cat to Drink From Puddles and Streams?

Your cat needs to stay hydrated on the trail. But could “trail water” make them sick? Cats are very sensitive and don’t like the chemicals and soap flavors that might appear in their water bowl. Still water in a dish can seem stagnant to your cat, making them more attracted to running water in a […]

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Is Clumping Clay Cat Litter Bad for Kittens?

Kittens are like human babies – these newcomers to the world are perpetual explorers. They use all of their senses to build a catalog of this new world and don’t hesitate to use their mouths as tools in this discovery process. Not yet able to elegantly differentiate between what does and doesn’t belong in their […]

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What are the Best Cat-Friendly Hotels?

Cyndi was kicked out of this hotel during Hurricane Harvey…because she’d brought her cats with her. Cyndi Lombardi is a 69-year-old resident of Sugar Land, Texas. When Hurricane Harvey struck, she, like so many others, had to flee from her home. She hit the road with only a few important possessions, including her two cats. […]

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Let’s End Cat Dental Disease – How to Brush Your Cat’s Teeth

Your cat + regular dental hygiene = happiness. For years, people have accepted poor dental health as just a part of life for cats – that means that it’s largely considered normal for your cat’s breath to stink and for them to lose teeth as they age. But bad breath is a symptom of underlying […]

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How Can You Tell if Your Cat is in Pain?

Someone on Quora asked how you can tell if your cat is in pain. This is such an important question…and the answer is both more and less complicated than you might think. Or, for some of you, it might come intuitively. Here’s how I answered that question on Quora: Like people, cats express their pain […]

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Traveling with Cats: Motion Sickness and How to Solve It

Traveling with Cats: Motion Sickness and How to Solve It Whether you’re setting out on a cross-country roadtrip with your cat, just need to take your cat on a quick car ride to the vet, or simply like cruising the streets with your cat in the backseat, there’s one thing that’s sure to ruin the drive. […]

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Is it Bad to Let Your Cat Outside?

People will tell you you’re a terrible person if you dare let your cat outside. Or maybe you’re thinking that I am right now – both for acknowledging this fact and for the implication that I let my cat explore the outdoors.  The truth is that letting your cat outside is dangerous. The average outdoor […]

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