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!

Netflix Employee Cats Can’t Even With Stranger Things’ ‘That Mom

Netflix has released a Stranger Things reaction video of employees' cats watching Dustin's family cat get eaten by a demogorgon.

Is My Cat Overweight?

These days cats are more often chunky and chubby than elegant and slender, but how exactly do you know if your cat is overweight and not just adorably well-padded? These are the signs of obesity in cats.

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!

Top 10 Self-Cleaning Kitty Litter Boxes

Want to make poop scooping business as hands-free as possible? Check out our list of top 10 self-cleaning kitty litter boxes to find a type that will suit you and your feline friend.

Why Is My Cat Sneezing?

Break out the tissues! Does your feline have the sniffles and the sneezes? Find out if your cat sneezing problem is no big deal or a big problem.

7 Road-Trip Essentials That Make It Easier to Travel With Your Cat

Bringing the cats along for the ride? Traveling with your kitty can be a breeze - as long as you bring a few essentials.

Grammy-Winning Violinist Shows Cool Cats Love Classical Music [Video]

A Grammy-winning violinist's consideration of strays along an animated street has music fans all over the world seeing the street kitties in a new light.

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…

Best Cat Door

Cat doors give your cat the freedom and the independence they crave without compromising on the convenience- they can come and go as they please.

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?

Best Cat Weight Gain Supplements

Does your cat need to put on a few pounds? It's not as easy as it sounds. Here are our picks for the best cat weight gain supplements.�

Bathroom Break: How To Toilet Train Your Cat

Don’t let your dreams of a litter box-free home get flushed – here’s how to toilet train your cat! If you are absolutely tired of dealing w…

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.

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!

First Kitten On The Force Raises Right Paw For Swear-In

The cutest new crimefighter ever was just sworn in at the Troy, Michigan Police Department, becoming the first cat to join the force.

Cat Grass and Safe Alternatives

Cat grass, yard grass… the moment decent weather hits their inner Holstein kicks in and they’re chowing down on the green stuff every chance they get.

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?

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.�

You Need These Life-Sized Lego-Like Cats!

Ever wanted a life-size replica of your cat made from Lego-like bricks? A Hong Kong company makes 'building blocks for kidults,' has you covered!

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.

Product Review: Gen7 Traveler Portable Pet Bed

Cats on the go need a comfy place to rest their weary paws. We tested the Gen7 Traveler Portable Pet Bed to see if it would pass the finicky feline test.

Best Cat Tents

When shopping for new products for your feline companion, you have a lot of options to choose from. But have you ever thought about getting your fur baby a little tent that she can use every day?

How Safe Is Your Cat From His Favorite Toys?

It's all fun and games until someone (or some kitty) eats a toy. There are certain toys you should be wary of letting your cat get his paws on.

The Cat Question: To Microchip Or Not To Microchip?

Here kitty, kitty! Are you on the fence about whether or not to microchip your cat? Microchipping is quite popular as a means of reuniting lost pets with the…

Is Your Cat Overweight or Just Big Boned?

With so many cat breeds out there, how can you tell if your cat is packing on the pounds or simply reflecting DNA from a distant relative that just happens to be one of those larger-sized breeds?

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…

Planned Parenthood Uses Pussycats For New Sex Education Videos [Video]

A series of sex-ed videos from Planned Parenthood are using the cutest, furriest pussies they could find to educate viewers on certain body parts.

Cat-astrophe: Common Bad Behavior Issues And How To Fix Them

Bad kitty! Unwanted habits can be tough to break, but here are a few ways you can correct your cat’s naughty ways. Even though every feline is unique,…

Ding-Dong! Smalls Delivers Your Cat’s Delectable Dinner

When it comes to finding high-quality, biology-based products for cats, you could say the pet industry sort of acts like a cat has its tongue. At least that&…

Our Guide to the Best Interactive Cat Toys   

Looking for ways to keep your cat engaged? There are toys that'll keep your kitty busy for hours on end. Check out our guide to the best interactive cat toys.�

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!

Best Cat Bowls

When it comes to buying the best bowl for your cat, there are several factors you need to keep in mind to ensure your feline's eating needs are met.�

Best Raw Cat Foods

Raw cat foods are a healthy alternative to commercial pet foods laden with artificial ingredients and cheap fillers that could seriously harm your pet.

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.

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?

Former Shelter Cat Has New Owner Climbing Up Cliffs!

Who needs a bucket list when your life is an adventure? One rock-climbing, former shelter cat proves that the furriest of creatures can live life large!

What Are The Most Commonly Overlooked Cats At Shelters?

Are you looking to adopt a cat? Perhaps you should consider the kitties that are most often overlooked.There are countless cats of all ages and breeds availa…

“Giving Shelter” Art Exhibit Combines Creativity and Condos for Ho

Architects for Animals displayed its acclaimed 'Giving Shelter' exhibit recently, displaying unique outdoor dwellings for homeless cats.

Why You Should Consider Feeding Your Cat Homemade Food

Have you thought about giving your cat a homemade diet? We talk to a vet/cat food nutritionist and what he says will give you some food for thought!

7 Tips For Choosing The Best Veterinarian For Your Cat

Handy advice for finding the perfect vet for your cat Your cat’s veterinarian will be your ally in keeping your beloved companion happy and healthy for…

How to Stop a Greedy Cat From Scarfing Down Food

One of the most annoying things about cats has to be cat puke! Here's how a common household item can help your cat slow down when it comes to eating.

Reasons Why You Should Spay Or Neuter Your Cat

You’re doing more than helping to control the pet population You’ve probably heard people, especially animal rescuers and shelter workers, talk a…

Hilarious Pics of Pets Before And After They’re Complimented

People are blowing the internet up with hilarious pictures of their pets--before they are told, "Good boy/girl," and after...and we are cracking up!

It’s National Drink Wine With Your Cat Week and the Drinks Are On!

There's a national day/week/month for everything these days, but we have to say we've found one of our favorites: National Drink Wine With Your Cat Week!

Top 12 Cat Halloween Costumes to Hiss At

Cats and Halloween go together... but have you ever dressed your kitty in a costume? Try on one of these cat Halloween costumes - if your cat will let you!

6 Tips On Living With Cat Allergies

If your eyes are itching and you can't stop sneezing, these could be the signs of cat allergies. We've got some tips that will help keep them under control!

The Benefits Of A Raw Food Diet For Cats

Are you thinking of going raw? Here are a few things you need to know before making the switch. When it comes to feline nutrition, there are a lot of debates…

Cats Photoshopped in Soccer Pictures Score All The Goals

Do you have some free time and nothing to do with it, right? BoredPanda is sponsoring a unique photoshop challenge that has fur flying on soccer fields!

Clairvoyant Cat Predicts World Cup Champs (So Place Your Bets!)

This year’s World Cup is upon us, and while teams are warming up, a deaf cat named Achilles already knows the outcome. Achilles the white cat is deaf a…

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!

Cat Vomiting Bile: A Cause for Concern?

It's gross, but is it a cause for concern? When your cat vomits bile, you need to know what it means and what you should do.

Adventure Cat Inspiration & Tips: Meet Walter!

Dogs aren't the only ones who like to get out and about. We'd like to introduce you to adventure cats, and a kitty named Walter who's all about travel!

How Do You Give an Uncooperative Cat a Pill?

How exactly do you go about giving an uncooperative cat a pill? You can’t just avoid it altogether – it has to be done one way or the other. Read on to find out how to do it without ending up covered in scratches!

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!

Follow Your Cat Wherever He Goes With Weenect Cat GPS

Cats often follow where their curiosity dictates - wouldn't it be amazing if you could follow along with him? Thanks to the Weenect Cat GPS, now you can!

Cute CryptoKitties Mobile Game Lets You Breed and Buy Digital Kittens

An innovative Canadian company has created a game about digital felines that has people going crazy to buy newly 'bred' cryptokitties!

How to Kitten Proof Your Home

Kittens get into everything - they're curious, playful and can't help themselves! Get down to their level and kitten proof your home!

Cat Couture: How Designers Are Grabbing Feline Fashion by the Pussy

Feline fashion designers are pouncing down the catwalk with chic ensembles. And you'd be surprised how many cat fanciers love the trends.

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.

Can Cats Eat Strawberries?

Who doesn't love strawberries? How about your kitty - can cats eat strawberries? Read on to find out.