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!

New Jersey Wants to Make Declawing Illegal

The horrible practice has been deemed as an act of animal cruelty by countless animal welfare organizations, and New Jersey is taking heed.

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.

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.

10 Obvious Signs That Your Cat’s Out To Get You

Remember that time you dressed up your cat like a baby - diapers and all - while taking pics and sending them to your friends? It's payback time!

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!

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.

Twitter Kitty Sensation Not Least Bit Shocked She’s a Star

There's a new Twitter sensation, and the look on the rescue cat's face tells a thousand stories...or just one shocked one!

5 Awesome Spay and Neuter Feral Cat Programs

To help control the feral cat population, we want to highlight five amazing spay and neuter programs that may be available in your community.

Best Water Fountains for Cats

Cats can be very picky about their habits- but any of these bestselling water fountains for cats will entice them into drinking more water.

How to Make a Cat Poop When Constipated

When your cat's all bunged up, what do you do to unplug the blockage? Here's how to make a cat poop when constipated.

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.

CFHS Is Out To Prove That Real Men Love Cats

Which month are you? CGHS looking for real-life men and their cats for the 2016 Cats & Bros calendar Not since the Village People parodied gender typecasti…

Can’t Adopt Due to Sensitivity to Cat Allergens? No More Excuses.

There are so many people that adore cats but can’t adopt one because of their sensitivities to cat allergens.

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.

Why Do Cats Knead?

She won't lie down until the blanket or her bed is just right! What are their actual intentions? Have you ever wondered: why do cats kneed?

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.

Researchers Developed A Cat Brush That Looks and Works Like a Feline T

After analyzing the unique structure of the feline tongue, scientists used it as an inspiration to create a revolutionary hair brush for cats.

Feline Health: Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Don't write off your cat's unusual behavior as a cry for attention - it could be a cry for help! These symptoms could signal a serious health problem.

Best Cat Window Perches

Your cat wants to know what's going on outside. Give her the perfect place to window watch. Check out our list of the best cat window perches.

“Catman” Saves The Day for Feral Kitties in His Neighborhood

A 'Super' little boy is using his caped crusading skills in Philadelphia to help care for homeless cats and kittens, and it's the cutest thing ever.

Best Cat Strollers

Feel like taking your cat out for a walk, but a leash is out of the question? We've got the solution -- check out our choices for the best cat strollers.

It’s True! Cats Really Are Secret Geniuses, According to Science

Cat people rejoice! We always suspected it was true, now a new study has proven us right — cats have super-secret skills as physicists.

Cat With A Pawpose Runs For Mayor In Oregon

A cat with a 'pawpose' has decided to run for mayor in Bend, Oregon, hoping to make a difference in city ordinances he is displeased with.

Ready to Foster Cats? Here’s Some Advice From a Pro

If you're ready to take the plunge and become a foster kitty mom, these amazing tips from a seasoned pro will help you out.

Pros and Cons of Laser Pointer Cat Toys

Cats seem to love chasing the dot created by a laser pointer, but is this really the best toy for your kitty? Let's talk about the pros and cons.

First Time In US Cats Test Positive For COVID-19

Two pet cats in New York have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) and are the first to do so in the United States. Both are expe…

Best Flea Treatment for Cats

Flea treatment for cats doesn't just help your pet get rid of an irritating, nasty parasite but it also helps prevent a myriad of issues fleas can cause.

MEOW! Hot Model Loves His Adorable Cat

MEOW! Here's even more proof that guys who love cats are hot! Canadian Model Travis DesLaurier adores his fluffy BFF, Jacob.

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,

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!

Best Cat Hair Brushes

The right brushes and combs designed for grooming cats can make your job a lot simpler when it comes to keeping your pet’s skin and coat healthy and beautiful. These products are designed to help you clean your kitty’s coat, remove tangles and knots, get rid of mats, and distribute the oils that are naturally found in your pet’s skin so the coat can remain soft and smooth.

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!

Meowijuana Takes Catnip Connoisseurs to a New High

We know cats occasionally like to partake in a little catnip. We love the take that a new company, called Meowijuana, puts on their mellow catnip products.

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.

How to Bond With Your New Kitten

It's more than love at first sight. Start off your relationship purr-fectly by doing all the right things to bond with your kitten.

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.

“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.

Studies Show Dry Food Linked to Feline Diabetes

A diet may not be the answer. A new study out of Sweden found that normal-weight cats fed a diet of dry food had an increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

Brushing and Bathing Your Cat

Rub-A-Dub – Should you be putting your kitty in the tub? You know that your cat likes to keep clean. She will wash herself several times a day –…

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.

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!

Cats Are On The Prowl In The UK, But Fish Take Title As Most Popular P

In the United Kingdom, new research shows that the number of pet cats is on the rise, and that more men are adopting cats than ever before!

Shelter’s “Kitty Bjorn” Gives Feral Cats Much Needed Comfort

Feral kittens in Boston are taking 'babywearing' to a whole new level, as they're toted ar0und in the cutest kitten carriers we've ever seen!

What You Don’t Know About Ringworm in Cats

Ringworm can pass from animals to humans, and make both extremely ill. Take the necessary precautions to ensure it stays away from your cat.

This Instagram Kitty Goes On Pawesome Outdoors Adventures With His Dad

Have you ever seen a backpacking cat? Simone is a black feline that's defying stereotypes by exploring the great outdoors with his nature-loving owner.

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.

Kitty That Walk! The Claws Come Out at RuPaw’s Drag Race

Now kitty that walk! Logo has turned it out for these kitty girls, inspired by the fierce looks of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 drag queens.

Our Guide to the Best Outdoor Cat Houses

Got a kitty that would rather spend more time outside than in? We've got the solution - check out our list of the best outdoor cat house for adventurous felines.

New Research Suggests Training Your Cat Can Help Eliminate His Anxiety

Forget what the haters say. New research suggests that you train cats of all ages, and it's a great way to lower your kitty's anxiety.

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.

Top 10 Meowy Catmas Gifts for Cats and Feline Fans

Feline Navidad! Got a kitty or a cat person on your holiday shopping list? Wrap up one of these meowy catmas gifts for cats and the people who love them.

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…

Keeping Your Cat Safe at Christmas

The holidays are full of fun and cheer for people, but they can also pose some hazards for cats.

Two-Faced Kitty Pulls an About-Face With Copycat Face-ade!

Now here's a look you don't see everyday. This adorable little two-faced cat has scientists wondering if she is a true 'Chimera.'

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…

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!

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…

Beyond Catnip: Alternatives Your Kitty Might Like

Catnip doesn't work on all felines. If you're looking for an alternative to the popular kitty herb, why not give these products a try?

Petlinks Meowy Catmas Photo Contest

Deck the halls with jolly, captivating cat toys! Enter to win one of three Petlinks Cat-themed Gift Baskets for your fa-la-la-la feline!

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.