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!

Photographic Proof That Men Who Own Cats Are Hot!

Meow! David Williams’ “Men & Cats” photo series will make ladies go crazy… for these warmhearted guys who love cats. I want to share…

Cat or Dog? Only His Groomer Knows For Sure.

Is he a dog or is he a cat? Only his groomer knows for sure... which is a good thing, because his groomer happens to be his mom.

Tips on How to Pick Furniture Your Cat Won’t Scratch

Your couch isn't an oversized cat scratcher for your kitty! Here are some tips on picking furniture your cat won't be tempted to scratch.

Why Cats Aren’t Like Other Domesticated Pets

For many people, a cat is a staple in their household - felines complete the family. But what sets a cat apart from any other domesticated pet?

Couple Says I Do to 1,000 Feline Wedding Guests

A Montreal couple foregoes the traditional big wedding and instead, decides to have a ceremony surrounded by residents of The Cat House.

Study: Feline Hyperthyroidism May Linked To Carpet and Furniture Chemi

New research about the chemicals that are found in carpeting and certain upholsteries suggests that your cat’s thyroid may be in danger. Dr. Miaomiao…

Understanding Your Cat’s Heat Cycle

If your kitty isn't spayed, you can expect your female cat to go through heat cycles. Let's talk about what it is and what to expect.

3 Awesome Reasons For Fostering Cats

Have you ever thought of fostering cats? There are so many reasons to do it and so many kitties out there in need. Here are our 3 favorite reasons!

Experts Say Canine Influenza Has Spread to Infect Cats

It's made the jump! Despite the virus being called canine influenza, experts have confirmed the virus has also been found in a group of felines.

Is There Such a Thing as Therapy Cats?

It's hard to believe, but it's true. There are therapy cats, but not all felines are up for the job. Does your cat have what it takes?

Cat Rapper Moshow Shares His Feline-Inspired Feelings [Video]

Is there anything more swoon-worthy than a guy with a cat squad, rapping about feline love? Well, take a look at this video and judge for yourself.

Cat Health: What Is Toxoplasmosis?

This problem isn't contained to the litter box. Toxoplasmosis can affect cats and humans - here's how to avoid infection.

Help Celebrate National #FeralCatDay On October 16 With Jackson Galaxy

We can probably all agree on the importance of spaying and neutering our pets, but what about the ones that don’t have a home? October 16 is National F…

5 Tips On Proper Nutrition For Your Pregnant Cat

If you've got a pregnant cat, you need to give her the nutrition she needs to stay strong throughout her pregnancy and give birth to healthy kittens.

Why Do Cats Sleep So Much?

Our cats live the good life - they sleep until they're ready to eat or demand your attention. But why do cats sleep much of their day away?

Playtime Tips for Your Senior Cat

He may be getting on in years, but playtime is still important to your senior kitty. Keep these tips in mind when you’re playing around with your cat.…

Products That Help Keep Your Senior Cat Happy

Senior cats really don’t ask for much. You can keep them happy with the same essentials that kitties of all ages want and need: good food, fresh water, a clean litter box, beds, scratchers, and toys.

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…

What You Should Know About Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

When it comes to Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease, a small problem can turn serious quickly. Here's what you need to know about this health risk.

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.

New Hampshire Lawmakers Decide Whether Cats With FIV Can Be Adopted

Activists are hoping that legislation that allows FIV positive cats to be moved within the state of New Hampshire will be passed.

Keeping Up With the Kattarshians Spoofs the Catty Reality TV Show

What do you get when you cross Big Brother with a bunch of kittens? It's Keeping Up With the Kattarshians, a 24/7 reality show that profiles adoptable cats.

Kitten Fostering FAQs

If you love kittens (who doesn't), you may want to think about fostering. Got kitten fostering questions? We've got the answers!

NoBowl Feeding System Lets Your Cat Play With His Food

To cats, bowls are boring! Feed the need and lose the bowl. The new NoBowl Cat Feeding System allows your cat to do what he does best - hunt!

Can Cats Eat Bananas?

Bananas are a popular healthy snack - but can cats eat bananas? Read on to find out if this fruit can be fed to your pet.

What Is Stomatitis in Cats?

Your cat may not be happy because she has stomatitis - a type of dental disease. But what is stomatitis and how does it stop your cat from smiling?

Top 10 Long Haired Cat Breeds

These cats never have a bad hair day! Boasting downy soft and luxuriant locks, these long haired cat breeds are bushy balls of kitty goodness.

Trained Cats Advance To Live Round Of America’s Got Talent [Video]

A clowder of show-biz kitties took America by storm again as they blew the judges of America’s Got Talent away with their cat-astic tricks! The mother/…

Top 10 Best Cat Condos

A kitty needs a condo to call her own. Great for climbing, sleeping and playing on, here are our picks for the top 10 best cat condos.

Australia’s Feral Cats Are The Cause Of Mass Mammal Extinction

The land down under has a serious feral cat problem that’s endangering native species of mammals. Is there any way to control the problem without killi…

Cat-Tastic Memo Pads Gets Two Paws Up

These adorable cat-inspired memo pads double as sticky notes and coloring pages. Now those boring work meeting don't seem that bad!

Best Unique Gifts for Cat Lovers

What do you get for that special crazy cat lady (or guy) in your life? Don't fret - we've done all the work for you with out best unique gifts for cat lovers list.

8-Foot Cat Ice Sculpture Warms Our Frosty Hearts

When you're buried under snow, how do starve off cabin fever? Why, build an eight-foot-tall ice cat, of course!

What Is Feline Hyperthyroidism?

What is feline hyperthyroidism and how do you treat it? It's the most common glandular disorder in cats, and it can affect all ages, breeds and genders.

5 Ways to Get Your Cat to Exercise

It's time to tone those kitty abs! Here are some ideas on how to get your cat to flex her muscles and move it to lose it.

Top 4 Most Common Cat Allergies

Bless you, kitty! Cat allergies can mean more than sneezing and coughing. Here's what could be causing your feline's adverse reactions and what you can do.

Hypoallergenic Cats – Do They Really Exist?

Tired of sniffling and sneezing, but love cats? You've heard rumors about hypoallergenic cats... but are these types of kitties fact or fiction?

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!

What Your Cat Really Thinks of You

Don’t you wish you could read your cat’s mind? Since you can’t, this article provides insight as to what your cat thinks of you Scientists…

Best Cat Sofas

When it comes to giving your cat her own spot to sleep in, you have a few options, from regular plush beds and heated beds to hammocks, covered beds, and little hideaways with cushions inside them. But did you know that you could even buy little sofas that are made for cats? And you can find a wide range of sizes and styles, including those that work well in the great outdoors if your cat likes to spend time with you in the backyard?

Can Cats Eat Apples?

A crisp, sweet treat, chowing down on an apple is a nutritious way to satisfy your hunger. But can cats eat apples?

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.

Best Cat Products That’ll Keep Your Kitty Occupied For Hours

With so many products on the market designed to keep your cat happy, you can rest assured that your friend will never get bored, even when you aren't home.

The Cat Daddy’s Petmate Cat Toys Are Out of This World

It's no secret we love us some Jackson Galaxy - our favorite cat daddy! Look what cool cat stuff he brought with him to SuperZoo 2017.

Best Cat Food for Urinary Health

Cat food for urinary health contains everything a feline needs to have a perfect urine pH value, and, in turn, a reduced chance of urinary tract issues.

Best Cat Toothpaste

Cat toothpaste helps your feline friend's "teefers" stay sparkly clean and healthy - no plaque, no bad breath, no early tooth loss.

Is This the Dream Job of Every Cat Lover? Feline Sanctuary’s Job Ad

The feline loving-couple behind the God's Little People Cat Rescue never dreamed that they'll have over 35,000 applications from more than 83 countries.

New Jersey May Be The First State To Prohibit Cat Declawing

Pet cats are 'declawed' so that they don't destroy furniture or injure humans. But a new measure in New Jersey may soon make that common practice illegal.

9 Scratch-Free Tips On How To Bathe A Cat

Even cats need a bath. How do you keep your arms intact while undertaking this perilous activity? Here's how to bathe a cat and remain relatively unscathed.

Here’s Why Your Cat Runs Out of the Litter Box

Most cats take to their litter boxes instantly. But there are situations where your cat avoids her litter box, and it may point to health problems.

Best Cat Litter Boxes

Our comprehensive list features the best cat litter boxes in different styles, materials, and sizes- there is a match for every kitty.

Science Proves Cats Were Perfect Even Before Domestication

Researchers claim that the domesticated cats we know and love today have little variation in genetics from their wild ancestors.

A Brief Guide to Feline Calicivirus

Have you ever heard of Feline Calicivirus? Known as FCV, this disease affects a cat's respiratory system and can be dangerous.

What Is The Best Cat Litter For Your Kitty?

There are many kinds of kitty litter on the market. To pick the best cat litter for you and your kitty, you need to know the different types out there.

Should You Change Your Cat’s Food?

Your cat seems to be ignoring his regular meal – is it a sign that you should change his food? Here’s what you need to know before making the swi…

Who Knew? Abu Dhabi Has Its Very Own “Cat Island”

An island full of cats... Yes, please! This might just be our next vacation destination. And they need our help to keep the inhabitants happy and healthy.

Cats Run Japanese IT Offices Like The Bosses They Are

If you thought it was cool to have 'dog-friendly' offices, a small IT firm in Japan has one-upped that concept -- an office where nine cats live and roam.

Things To Consider Before Feeding Your Cat Fish

Something smells fishy! A few reasons to think twice before feeding your cat fish Even though your cat may go crazy at the mere smell of fish and beg you to…

The Most Cat-ified Cat Video You’ve EVER Seen [Video]

What happens when you take a cat video, fill it up with cat graphics... and then throw more cats into the mix? You get cattiest cat video we have ever seen!

Works of Art You Want Your Cat to Shred

When a traditional scratching post doesn't cut it, you need to shred it up a notch. For your fancy-pants kitty, only a Copycat Art Scratcher will do!