Cats attack fresh pot of grass in this slice-of-life video.
Do cats have a universal body language of pain? And can we humans recognize the mostly silent expressions of distress in a species notorious for concealing pain? These are some of the questions answered by a top team of international experts who came up with a list of 25 signs that your cat is hurting […]
The Almost Home 2020 Initiative, spearheaded by Living Free Animal Sanctuary, is a multi-pronged approach to making all shelters in the US no-kill by 2020.
Marmalade the cat likes to remind everyone that February is Spay and Neuter Month. Here she stars as a classy cat who embraces the good life. “Unburdened by dependents, she’s the diva with a fever for free spay and neuter options at givethemten.org.” The ASPCA and veterinarians say that spaying and neutering is better for […]
British Columbia has made huge strides in requiring animal breeders operating in the province to be licensed and aimed to take puppy mills out of business, with new laws by 2017.
Founding member of Black Sabbath and self-proclaimed “crazy cat person,” Geezer Butler has voiced his support for a law being considered in New York state that bans the declawing of cats.
Secondhand smoke is hazardous to your pets, especially cats. This amusing anti-smoking commercial ran during the Grammys broadcast, with a warning about the dire prospect of a “catmageddon” caused by smoking humans. Life With Cats spread the word on this (actually) serious topic here recently. Researchers at the University of Glasgow say that most pet […]
So your cat watches you a lot, pretty much all the time, and has a weird way of looking at you from behind curtains. But is he really spying on you? Or conspiring against you? Not to worry. Most cats find their humans fascinating and like to follow them into the bathroom for no apparent […]
Even the most ordinary cat possesses an extraordinary ability to see in the dark. So although there’s little doubt as to the outcome, it’s still fascinating to watch this educational BBC video that demonstrates the trademark feline talent for navigating in the dark, as well as just how superior it is to a dog’s night […]
Pure white cats with blue eyes are beautiful and also more likely to be deaf. That’s no reason not to fall in love, but it’s something cat owners need to know to keep their cats safe and healthy. “Hereditary deafness is a major concern in white cats, and even more so if one or both of […]
We found these tips on catsofel.com Feral cat caretakers, here are some quick tips to help you and your colonies get through the cold winter months: Donated Digs Ask your community to donate storage bins (like Rubbermaid). Line the bins with Styrofoam, cut out a doorway and voila! Instant shelter. Build it Better Got handy […]
Nothing is scarier than doing what you can to take care of your kitten and nothing seems to make a difference. When it perplexes the veterinary staff, it only compounds matters.
Most cats hate the winter weather as much as we do.
A kitten with a wobbly walk and winning ways has found a home with a North Carolina family that knows how to care for special needs pets. The four-month-old black-and-white feline named Olive was adopted from the Watauga Humane Society in Boone, North Carolina after a video of her received 1.4 million views on the […]
No animal should suffer in its last moments of life. But that’s what happens every time a cat or dog is shut inside a gas chamber. That’s why dedicated animal advocates are fighting to shut down every last gas box in the eight states where animals are still gassed to death. Real progress is being […]
Bloody noses and persistent coughs and vomiting are among the awful symptoms shared by people and pets who live inside an expanding natural gas disaster zone in the City of Los Angeles. “This gas, it’s an invisible tsunami,” said Porter Ranch resident and cat owner Matt Pakucko, whose cat, Chomper, has been suffering from nose […]
Need another reason to quit smoking? Secondhand smoke is bad for pets as well as people, and cats are especially vulnerable. Researchers at the University of Glasgow say that most pet owners don’t think about the health effects of smoking on animals, but they should. “Exposure to smoke in the home is having a direct […]
Danielle Lindberg has finally gotten her cat back home from the vet. Jack had been spray-painted. When he returned on a cold, snowy day to the house, Danielle was shocked at the sight of him and until she smelled his coat, was completely baffled as to what was all over him.
It appears that everything you knew intuitively as a cat owner is true. Your kitty is a comfort when you are feeling sick and they won’t spread or catch human viruses. Short of stating the in-home cat therapy would be a viable medical prescriptive, if it makes you feel better, then snuggle away.
Best Friends–Los Angeles has a kitten nursery, a program of the Best Friends’ No-Kill Los Angeles initiative. Its goal is to give more than 2,000 kittens a chance to grow up and get adopted. The nursery needs help around the clock! Duties include bottle feeding, cage cleaning, food preparation and socializing. [email protected]