Cat Blog

Holy Meow! Our cat blog lets you dig your claws into the latest news, information, tips, and products that are breaking in the world of cats. PetGuide.com is always on the prowl for what cat lovers need to know to keep their cats healthy and happy.

We talk about topics that cat parents need to know about. Does your cat have hairballs? We have some tips to help your cat cutback on this nasty grooming concern. Or maybe your cat is trying to tell you something… well, we know how to decode all that secret kitty body language. Or perhaps you’re welcoming a new kitten or cat into your family – let us help you get your home ready for this new addition. When birthdays and holidays roll around, are you stuck on what to get the impossible-to-buy-for cat or cat lover in your life? We’ve thought of all of that and much more, giving you the answers you need to make your cat’s life purr-fect. Plus, we’ll keep you posted on all the cool cat news, events, contests, studies, videos, and funny updates that make the Internet so cat friendly.

PetGuide.com’s cat blog helps to inspire cat parents, offering our readers the best ideas and solutions for life with their cats. From feline-friendly home decor items, adorable pictures of kittens, and cat rescue organizations, to in-depth information about all the official recognized cat breeds to choose from and common feline health symptoms and treatments, we’ve got our paws on the pulse of what’s happening in the world of cats.

If you have a question, if there’s a product you’d like us to review or something you like to know more about, please let us know and we’ll cover it in our cat blog. The more crazy cat people, the better–there’s always room for one more feline lover in our cat community!

Yoga and Cats: The Benefits of Asana With Kitties

While you're doing the downward dog pose, does your cat ever join you? Here's why you should let your kitty join you for yoga.

Crafting With Cat Fur? Yeah, It’s a Thing.

Looking for a hobby that will intrigue and weird-out your non-feline friends? You need to learn how to craft with cat fur!

Japanese Officials Look Into Spay and Neuter Options for Island Overru

Officials say that small island in Japan is overrun by cats, and recommend that all cats on the island be spayed and/or neutered.

Feline-Inspired Interactive Gallery Is Popping Up In NYC

The Cats on Glass Gallery, presented by Fresh Step Clean Paws, is an interactive pop-up exhibition that will wow all cat enthusiasts.

Show Off Cat Lady Pride With Feline-Themed Embroidery Patterns

The feline-tastic book that will make your summer contains hundreds of cat motifs and easy-to-follow instructions on how to stitch them yourself.

US Company Launches Mouse Meat Cat Food for Finicky Felines

Going back to the “roots”, a US company led by a previous pet store owner turned entrepreneur, Tom Radcliffe, opted for creating a pet food formula that contains mice, the “original” feline fave.

Lime Crime’s Kitty Bundles Lipstick is Purr-fection!

Lime Crime's purrrrfect new product line, Kitty Bundles, might be made for humans, but proceeds from this lipstick go to support cats in need!

Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold is a hardy cat, doing justice to the breed's working class origins. They have very small, soft voices and in general "speak" only rarely.

Pets Are Getting Heavier With Each Year- And It’s Damaging Their Hea

Over half of all cats and dogs in the United States are overweight, and as a result, many preventable health issues are becoming more common for pets,

Best Laser Toys

When you think of the different types of cat toys that are available, you might think of laser pointers that make kitties super excited to play and catch the red dot. But what are some of the things to think about before you buy one of these toys? And what are some of the best options out there when it comes to laser toys for cats? We’ve got you covered with some helpful information below, along with a list of some of the many products out there that we think are worth looking into when you start shopping for your pet.

Rescue Cat Returns Favor, Saves Family From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A quiet rescued family cat found his voice at the most important time, warning his family that their house was filling with deadly carbon monoxide.

Rescue Cat Thinks Life’s a Beach In Australia

Whoever said cats don’t love water never met a Nathan, a one-year-old water-loving kitty who swims with the best of them! A rescued cat in Australia ha…

Understanding IBD in Cats

Did you know that IBD in Cats isn't just one disease - it's a combination of gastrointestinal disorders. Here's what to look for and how to treat it.

Oriental

The Oriental is one of the most people-oriented of all cat breeds. They don't just want to share their lives with you, they need to.

Gift Guide: Best Christmas Gifts for Cats

Wish Feliz Navidad to your feline friend with one of these Christmas gifts for cats- any one of them is bound to get them into festive mood.

Study Gives Cat Owners Scientific Proof That Their Pets Are Ignoring T

A new study by Japanese reseasrchers confirms what many other suspected: cats understand us perfectly fine, they just don't care to show it.

There’s a New (and Clever) Litter Box on Kickstarter Right Now

The Janar Litter Box at first glance appears to be a simple and well-designed pod-style litter box, but its simple aesthetic belies the smart functionality resting within.

Dr. Jean Hofve Shares Valuable Feline Nutrition Tips

What's in your kitty's bowl? If you're interested in feeding your cat a holistic diet, Dr. Jean Hofve is the vet to go to about feline nutrition.

Top 10 Fruits Cats Can Eat

Are there any fruits that cats can safely eat? Yes, there is, but it's always best to feed these treats in moderation.

Decoding the Mysterious Habits of Cats

What's going through your cat's head when she does crazy kitty stuff? Let's take a closer look at the weird things your cat does and why she does it.

The Best Catnip for Herb-Loving Kitties

Best catnip is potent, fresh, and grown and harvested up to standards that ensure health safety of your pet- check out our selection!

Why Do Cats Purr?

If you're happy and you know it, let out a purr! We love that sound - but did you know there's much more behind it - so why do cats purr?

Natural Remedies for Feline Arthritis

Relieve your cat’s arthritis the natural way with these holistic remedies. Because cats love to jump and run – sometimes even for no apparent rea…

5 Helpful Cat Training Tips To Control Your Frisky Feline

Dogs aren't the only pets that benefit from training. Cat training is possible - we've put together 5 helpful hints to teach your kitty a few new tricks!

5 Inspiring Special Needs Cats

Special needs cats may need a little extra attention from their humans, but what they give in return can inspire millions of people!

Scammer Shaves Regular Cats, Upsells as Rare Hairless Breed

A new Canadian scam involves selling 'hairless' kittens as Sphynx, but these kitties are actually common cats who have been shaved to the skin.

Modko Litter Boxes Keep Your Decor Clean and Classy

Who knew the kitty litter boxes could look so good? Modko litter boxes are easy to use, environmentally friendly and super chic.

Cat Declawing Now Banned In Denver, Colorado

It’s official in Denver, Colorado–veterinarians are now banned from declawing cats unless the procedure is medically necessary. Veterinarian Aubr…

This Cat Library Is A Novel Approach To The Mewey Decimal System

What a brilliant way to promote adoptable animals and get more people to read books - it's a cat library! Now all they need is a Starbucks...

What Is Feline Group Scent?

Your kitty's nose knows... especially when there are other cats around. If you've got more than one cat, you'll want to know all about feline group scent.

Tractive Now Offers GPS Tracking Collars For Cats

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is showcasing some amazing tech gadgets pets, including Tractive GPS trackers for cats and dogs.

Nebelung

The lively and affectionate Nebelung is both intelligent and good natured. Although playful, these are mild mannered cats with a gentle disposition.

These Purr-fect Panties Aren’t For Pussies!

Here kitty, kitty. These cheeky pussy panties will have you giggling to yourself all day - no one will suspect you're wearing Pussycat Seamless Panties!

10 Pussy Prezzies for Pop This Father’s Day

Grab 'em by the pussies... HEY, we're talking about pussy presents that are perfect to give to your pop on Father's Day. Nasty, nasty thoughts!

Our Guide to the Best Cat Harnesses

Do you want to take your feline on some outdoor adventures? Then you’ll need a leash and harness designed for cats.

Skookum Cat

Thanks to its short stature, endearing personality, and curly fur, the Skookum cat is playfully referred to as the Shirley Temple of the feline world.

Aphrodite Giant

The Aphrodite Giant cat breed is one of two naturally occurring breeds from Cyprus. This rare breed has a wonderful personality and a calm temperament.

Study: Declawing Cats Has Long-Term Impact on Behavior

New research shows that elective declaw surgeries increase the risk of long-term pain in cats, which can mean increased risks of cats behaving badly.

Woman Leaves For China While Her Cat Is Still Missing At Airport

The owner of a cat who escaped her carrier at JFK airport was sadly forced to leave for China, without her furry friend. An attorney who took a new job in Ch…

Tosh.O Shows How Crowdsourcing is a Pain in the Butt for a Cute Kitten

Crowdsourcing for worthy causes is a common occurrence. Daniel Tosh recently highlighted a worthy one, and, if you don't donate, you're a butt-hole.

Feral Cats Chase Rats in Urban Areas to Earn Their Keep

Feral cats' instinctive prey skills are being put to use in new programs that use them to help urban areas rid themselves of rat problems.

Cat Owners Who Feed Their Pets Vegan Diet Could Face Fines or Jail Tim

While there might be good intentions behind a vegan dietary switch, imposing a meat-free diet on a cat is an act of animal cruelty, the UK charity warns.

How Much Does Your Cat Remember?

Just like elephants, it turns out that cats have a good memory. According to research, cats remember a lot more than we thought they could.

Turkish Angora

The Turkish Angora has an outstanding reputation for being not only intelligent but highly adaptable. Playful and loving, these cats do well with children.

How to Set Up the Perfect Environment for Foster Kittens

You've decided to open your home to kittens in need. Make sure they feel welcome by creating the perfect environment for them to thrive.

Top 10 Friendliest Cat Breeds

Cats are lovable pets - just ask a cat lover! If you want a friend for life, check out our list of the top 10 friendliest cat breeds.

Top 5 Online Resources for Cat Owners

It's just a mouse click away! The Internet may be full of funny cat pictures, but it also has a wealth of online resources for cat owners.

Why Do Cats Hiss?

We instinctively back away when we hear a cat hissing. But why do cats hiss and how should you react when your feline makes this sound?

9 Bizarre Things Cats Love to Lick

Let's just say it out loud: Cats can be weird. Like, really weird. Just look at some of the bizarre things they love to lick. Must be the catnip...

How To Train A Cat To Walk On A Leash

Did you know that dogs aren't the only pets that like to take a stroll with their humans? We're going to teach you how to train a cat to walk on a leash!

Savannah

The Savannah cat makes excellent companions and are surprisingly receptive and convivial with other pets in the house. These cats are serious jumpers!

What Causes Diarrhea in Cats?

Diarrhea in cats can signal a host of health or diet issues. To ensure your kitty gets the help she needs, here's what you need to know about diarrhea in cats.

UK Parliament Seeks Pussies to Help Get Rid of Rodents

When the cat's away, the mice shall play. Seems true in the UK, where members of parliament are begging for cats to take care of a mouse infestation.

American Curl

The temperament of an American Curl is nothing short of outstanding. They love spending time with humans, showing open affectionate and are interactive.

Foster Cats Take Over Illinois Offices [Video]

A program designed to reduce the numbers in an Illinois animal shelter has local workplaces purring with excitement!

Kittens And Cocktails: Pairing 2 Awesome Essentials For 2 Great Causes

Don your top hat and tails for a great cause! Oakland's Cat Town Cafe celebrates Adopt-A Cat Month with special fundraising event and cat swag giveaway.

California Spangled

California Spangled bred in order to produce a domestic pet that would resemble the appearance of wild cats, such as the leopard and the ocelot.

Photographer Hilariously Recreates Pusheen Stickers IRL

I can haz Pusheen plz? The famous Internet sticker cat comes to life in this series of photographs that recreate some of Pusheen's well-known poses.

6 Super Serious Reasons Why Black Cats Are Awesome

It's Black Cat Appreciation Day! They should be celebrated all year long - here's our list of 6 super serious reasons why black cats are awesome.

Famous Fat Cat Who Inspired Meme Honored With Statue

Made famous by a meme, Istanbul's iconic fat cat, Tombili, was forever memorialized in a statue, on the very sidewalk where she liked to chill out.