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!

Interactive Cat Brush Lets You Lick Your Cat –Hairballs Not Included

Coming soon to Kickstarter - the Licki Brush, a new grooming tool that lets you groom your cat like a cat! Hairballs not included.

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

What a strange habit! But why do cats eat grass at all? Digestion? Tasty treat? If you've got a furry lawn mower on your hands, we have the answer for you.

Top 5 Indoor Plants Poisonous To Cats

They may look pretty on the window sill, but houseplants may also be dangerous - especially for your kitty! Here are a few common plants poisonous to cats.

Study: Your Cat Thinks You’re Pretty Special!

Although they exhibit an aloof demeanor, new research says that cats are playing it cool. It turns out that your feline really does like people!

This Traveling Cat Lives The Life You Wish You Could

Follow the adventures of a cat who's been chronicling his travels on Instagram as he travels the U.S. to visit each of America's National Parks!

The Claws Come Out For These Cool Cat Cribs

A seamless décor that melds style and practicality - it's now possible for cat lovers! Modern design gets a kitty makeover with feline-friendly furniture.

Why Food Matters So Much to Finicky Felines

Does your cat stick her nose in the air when you present her daily vitals? There's a reason why so many people think that felines are finicky!

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.

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Can Cats Veg Out?

Going vegan isn't for everyone - and that goes for pets. What happens when your beliefs and pet don't mix? You ask the Hairy Dogfathers for their advice!

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.

99 Lives Project Uses Cat Genome Sequencing To Shed Light On Human Dis

University of Missouri researchers believe that the genetic makeup of cats may help identify new treatments for humans suffering from allergies, asthma, diab…

Busy Dublin Vet Clinic Seeks Experienced Cat Cuddler

Wanted: Experienced Cat Cuddler for busy vet clinic in Dublin, Ireland. Must speak fluent purr, have an advanced degree in petting, and possess a warm lap.

Experts Reveal Why Cats Love Drinking From the Sink

There are a few reasons why cats might prefer water from the sink to one in the bowl, but the most likely cause lies in the way felines evolved.

You Can’t Unsee This Crazy Wall-to-Wall Cat-Decor House [Video]

Some people want to buy a fixer-upper; others want a house that's perfect. This house is neither... unless you are the ultimate crazy cat person!

ASPCA Holiday Happenings Benefit Animals This Season

The ASPCA is known for fighting animal homelessness and cruelty. This holiday season, you can help too, with holiday shopping and contests!

A Rescuer’s Advice on TNR, Fostering, and Adoption

The idea of cat rescue appeals to you, but there's so much to do - how can you help? We talk to an expert who spends all her time helping kitties in need.

Top 10 Human Foods Poisonous to Cats

It may smell good to your kitty, but it may be dangerous for her to eat. Be sure to keep your cat away from these poisonous foods.

Cat Cave: The Latest in Feline Interior Design

It's no surprise that are homes are being designed to accommodate pets. And the Cat Cave is the perfect example of this pet-friendly interior design trend.

Best Cat Trees

A feline needs a tree to call her own - and it needs to be inside your house. That's why we've put together this list of the best cat trees.

Why Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?

You've heard the old saying that says cats always land on their feet. But how true is that adage?

There's a Herd of Cute Cats Living Large in Disneyland

The resident cats, and there is around 200 of them, keep the theme park free of rodents, and get proper care and food in return.

Cat Incredible Kitty Litter Helps Fund Mobile Spay & Neuter Clini

This one's for all our feline friends, from Lucy Pet Products. Cats Incredible gets rid of odor and ammonia and helps fund a mobile spay and neuter clinic.

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.

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.

5 Cool Beds Your Cat Would Love to Nap In

They don't call it a cat nap for nothing! When it's time for your kitty to curl up, she'll catch plenty of sweet dreams in these types of cat beds.

Best Diet Cat Foods

Does your kitty need to lose some weight? If your cat is looking to slim down, check out our list of the best diet cat foods.

DIY Gingerbread House for Cats is Too Tempting to Resist [Video]

Cats aren't known for being gentle with Christmas trees. Perhaps you can build your kitties a paw-some DIY gingerbread house like this one!

How To Choose A Reputable Cat Breeder

Finding the right cat breeder takes time and research, but the effort is well worth it! Here are a few tips on finding a reputable cat breeder.

4 Cat Foster Parents to Follow on Instagram

Are you addicted to Instagram? If you can't keep off the popular social media app, you should follow these cat foster parents.

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.

Ear Mites In Cats Lead To Serious Scratching

A common problem, ear mites in cats are an annoying and painful problem. These mites are tiny insects that live in the ear canal and pierce the cat's skin.

Adorable Kitten Tries To Teach Old Dogs Some New Tricks

So much squee! A group of senior Chihuahuas has adopted a kitten into their motley crew, and we can not handle the cuteness!

Cat Helps Golfers “Paw” Their Way Into The Hole [Video]

Look out Tiger! There’s a new cat in town–and he likes to lend a helping paw to the local golfers! There’s a new way for golfers to lower t…

Cat Bag Carrier Doubles as ‘Snuggie’ For Cats

It's been said that letting the cat out of the bag isn't a good thing, but a kitty carrier that's like a Snuggie might have your puss saying otherwise!

Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld Leaves Beloved Cat A Hefty Inheritance

While the fashion world mourns the passing of icon designer Karl Lagerfeld, friends wondered what would come of his beloved cat Choupette. No need to worry,…

Hilarious Police Account Of Cat Stuck In Tree Goes Viral

If you've ever owned a cat, particularly one who has a penchant for climbing trees, the police account from a town in Maine will have you in stitches.

Best Catnip Toys

Cats love toys and they love catnip. Put the two together and you've got one happy kitty! Here's our list of the best catnip toys.

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.

Max the Cat Does What He Wants and Keeps Sneaking Into Library

If you've wondered how to get librarians in a tizzy, you can ask Max the Cat. He's been sneaking into a local library and has staff throwing a hiss-y fit!

Crazy Cat Maze Proves Cats Can Make Humans Do ANYthing [Video]

When you want to celebrate International Cat Day in the most hella way possible, whaddya do? Well, build a crazy cardboard cat maze, of course!

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.

Are Cats Social Creatures?

Who says that kitties don't like the pleasure of our company? Cats do need companionship, even though they may not seem social.

All the Facts About Glaucoma in Cats

A condition that can affect your cat's vision, glaucoma can be treated and managed. Here's what you need to know about glaucoma in cats.

Sleepypod’s New Crash Test Cat Is No Dummy [Video]

Where can't the GoPro go? CLEO, Sleepypod's new crash test cat, offers a pet's point of view recording, capturing a kitty's movement during a car accident.

Non-Alcoholic Wine For Cats Is Officially A Thing

Ever wanted to sit down and enjoy a nice glass of red with your BFF (Best Furry Friend)? Thanks to Apollo Peak, now you can.

What Is Feline Distemper?

A virus that can turn deadly, feline distemper is preventable and treatable, if caught early enough. Here's what you need to know about the illness.

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.

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 You Need to Know About Feline Anemia

Just like the human affliction, feline anemia needs to be treated by a veterinarian. Look for these symptoms if you think your cat suffers from anemia.

Top 10 Best Cats for Mousing

Got a mouse in the house? Forget the mouse trap - a cat is your best pest buster. Here are the top 10 best cats for mousing.

Eco-Friendly Natural Memorials Allow a Pet’s Memory to Live Forever

Losing a pet is never easy. What to do after he's gone is a difficult choice - a Florida service offers an environmentally friendly way to honor your pet.

Best Flea Powders for Cats

No one wants to have fleas in their home or on their pets, so there are various products on the market designed to repel and kill these pests. One option is flea powder. What are the benefits of using this type of flea control product, and what are some things to think about before buying it to give it a try? We’ve got you covered with some helpful information and tips below.

How To Introduce A New Cat To Your Feline Family

Meet the new kitty! Tips for ensuring all your cats get along right from the start Although it might be easy to adopt a couple of kittens at the same time an…

Living the Full-Time RV Life With Cats

Have cat, will travel. Imagine living full-time on the road in an RV with your cats. We talked to a couple that's taking their kitties on a wonderful adventure.

Banned Library Cat Has New Gig as Part Of Literacy Movement

Remember Max the Library Cat, who wasn't welcome at the Macalester College Library? He's now become a campus celebrity welcomed with open arms!

Top 5 Gotta-Have-‘Em Cat Toys

Shopping for your cat is often more fun than shopping for yourself! If you're in a spending mood, check out our top 5 picks for must-have cat toys.

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!

Why Do Cats Sit in Squares?

Cats can sometimes display strange behavior. One of those is their fondness for sitting in squares. Why are they drawn to sit in this shape?

Dog Expert Warren Eckstein Launches “The Pet Insider” Podcast

Banking on a successful 30-year career, dog expert Warren Eckstein is set to launch a brand new weekly podcast on PodcastOne.

Kitty Camper Van Hits All the Bases When It Comes to Roughing It

This retro kitty camper has a 60s feel that makes it feel a little bit Barbie's camper but with more scratching, lounging, and cool hideaway.