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!

Study: Cats Aren’t As Concerned With Rats As We Thought They Were

A new study suggests that our favorite feline mousers may be slacking on the job, and have tricked us all into thinking that mice don’t play when the…

Comrade Cat Runs For President In Russia

First Russia... then the world! We'll be closely following the upcoming Presidential race in Russia, where Barsik the Cat has declared his "Cat"-diacy!

Declawing Cats: A Cruel and Unnecessary Procedure

Is declawing cats a humane procedure, or should you just stick with regularly trimming your cat's claws, and providing scratching posts around the house?

Cat Settles in For a Silent Night in NY Nativity Scene Manger

During the holiday season, it's not unusual to see Nativity scenes. But in one New York neighborhood, passers-by came across a most unique Cativity setup!

Two-Faced ‘Janus Cat’ Shown Mewing From Both Mouths [Video]

A cat with two faces, known as a Janus cat, was born in Chongqing, China - watch the video meowing from both of its mouths.

Product Review: Hagen Vesper V-Tower Cat Furniture

It's our first cat-related product review! Tester cat Boris (along with human slave Stephen Elmer) climbs his way to the top of Hagen's new Vesper V-Tower.

Fix Felines by Five: Preventing Whoops Litters

How do you stop "oops litters" from happening? You get your cat spayed or neutered sooner - that's what Feline Fix by Five Months program is all about.

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!

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.

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?

Siberian Crazy Cat Farm Boasts a Million Feline Residents

Not sure what to get your crazy cat neighbor for the holidays? How about a trip to "Catland," a farm in Siberia that about million cats call home!

‘Fix By Five’ Initiative Encourages Vets To Follow New Spay/Neuter

You’ve brought a new kitten into your family but you want to make sure you spay or neuter. Do you know when the right time to that is? Guidelines for b…

Understanding Asthma In Cats

This human affliction can also leave your cat short of breath - and it's a serious health risk. here's what you need to know about asthma in cats.

Help Fill Shelter Litter Boxes By Voting For A Celebrity Cat!

One Day Left! Vote for your favorite Celebrity Cat and help donate 50,000 pounds of litter to shelter cats in need. When nature calls it doesn’t matter…

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.

Join The Cat Revolution And Get Involved On National Feral Cat Day

Friday, October 16 is National Feral Cat Day. Promoting the TNR program, learn how you can help control the feral cat population in your community.

Tonkinese

The Tonkinese has a reputation for being a feline innovator. They come up with all sorts of games involving their toys and their humans on a daily basis.

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.

Kitten Season is in Full Swing, and That’s Bad News for Shelters

Petco reveals stunning results about the Kitten Season burden on local animal shelters and their initiative to encourage pet adoption.

What’s With Cats and All That Stretching?

Cats are able to contort their bodies into all kinds of positions when they stretch. Here's what experts say about cats and their nimble stretching habits.

Are Cats Therapeutic for Seniors?

There are lots of things that are comforting about cats, which is why they offer so many therapeutic benefits for seniors.

5 Big Differences Between Cats and Dogs

Although cats and dogs are the most popular pets, there are some major differences between the two species, and understanding them will prepare you to be a great guardian to your canine or feline companion.

Girl’s Interview About Her Cat’s Butt Goes Viral

Cats can be such divas. A little girl's interview with her cat has left us in stitches, and created a celebri-kitty in the process!

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.

Low-Budget Cat Shelter Ad The Best Thing You’ve Seen Today [Video]

Animal shelters across the country are overrun with animals.That's why these shelter volunteers channeled their inner cheesy car salesperson cat commercial!

Must-Have Products That Make It Easier to Travel With Your Cat

Bringing your cat along with you on vacation? Make life easier with must-have products that will ensure your kitty's vacation goes smoothly.

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 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!

Top 10 Best Cat Beds

We've narrowed down the choices to the best cat beds the market has to offer- each with specific advantages. The only thing you have to do is choose one!

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.

How To Hire The Right Cat Sitter For Your Frisky Feline

Hiring a cat sitter can be a daunting process because there are a lot of people out there who are willing to pet sit but not all of them are qualified.

Cats on Laps Shelter Animals Bring Senior Citizens Special Love

An animal shelter in Bangor, Maine is using adoptable cats to bring lots of furry love to seniors who aren't able to have pets of their own.

Havana Brown

The Havana Brown is unusually expressive with its paws, using them to examine things it finds interesting and to communicate with its owners.

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!

Oldest Cat In The United Kingdom Hits The Big Three-Oh!

For many, turning 30 is a milestone, but for a cat in the United Kingdom? It’s remarkable! In Exeter, England, a Maine Coon cat named Rubble just celeb…

The Claws Are Out as England Battles Russia for "World's Best Cat"

Not since the days of Vader and Luke has such rivalry been seen! At the LondonCats show, two top national kitty contenders battled for the title of “World’s…

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.

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.

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.

Burmilla Longhair

If you are planning on bringing a beautiful Burmilla Longhair home, know that these cats have a personality that can be described as independent and bold.

Foldex

The Foldex is known for being cheerful, curious, intelligent, and active. It is also an affectionate breed, willing to approach strangers with confidence.

Why Are Cats So Protective of Their Bellies?

Have you ever rubbed a cat's belly? Chances are, that if you ever tried, you got a hiss and a paw full of claws for you troubles.

Meet Willow, an Aussie Cat Living Her Best Van Life

After selling everything he owns, Willow's dad remodeled a van into a tiny home on wheels. Since then, the duo has been traveling all around Australia.

Cat Reunited With Family After Being Mistakenly Shipped 1,200 Kilomete

Baloo decided to take a nap in a box- only to be shipped half way across the country. But luckily, this improptu delivery story has a happy end.

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.

Cool Kickstarter Makes Humans Useless To Cats

When you're away from home, are you worried that your cat is okay? A cool Kitty Kickstarter will give you some peace of mind when you can't be together!

4 Purrfect Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Cat

When you are ready to add a feline to your family, consider adoption. Need a good reason to adopt a shelter cat? We'll give you four!

5 Fascinating Facts About Cat Whiskers

What do cats use whiskers for? If you’ve ever wondered about that, we’ve got five facts about feline whiskers. Cat whiskers: you might think that…

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.

Lambkin

The Lambkin, which is also referred to as the Nanus Rex, is considered one of the world's rarest cat breeds, thanks to the fact that it is such a new breed.

Spy on Your Cat With the Cat2See Camera

Hey there 007. Need to keep a close eye on your cat burglar? The Cat2See Kit has your back with the latest in feline espionage equipment!

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/…

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!

Giddy Up! Unlikely Friendship Has Cat at the Reins

It's no secret that horseback riding is a passion for many. But for a cat in Devon, England, it's just another way to hang with his best friend!

Best Crazy Catnip Toys for Cats

Catnip and toys - the two go perfectly together. There are so many catnip toys available, but here are six of our faves your cat will go crazy for.

SnapChat Gets Catty With New Selfie Lenses

Even Social Media platforms know that more than ever, pets are people too. Social Media Story Teller Snapchat has recognized that with the introduction of ne…

Korat

An affectionate and cuddly cat, the Korat bonds strongly with its humans, but will single out a favorite. They are playful, but gentle with children.

Your Cat Really Likes Spending Time With You!

He likes you! He really, really likes you! Your cat may be playing hard to get, but deep down, he loves spending time with you.

The Basics About Cleft Palate in Cats

Cats can be born with cleft palates. But even with this birth defect, cats with cleft palates can live happy, normal lives.

Our Hats Are Off to the New #CatsAsHats Fashion Trend

Baby, it's cold outside! Keep that head cozy -- a new trend pays homage to beloved Dr. Seuss with putting cats on heads as hats!