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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…

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.

Gen Y Dogma – Compromising Pet Parenting Styles

Raising a dog in a two-parent household, you need to come to some agreement on what style pet parenting you’re going to employ. If you don’t work…

Best Diabetic Cat Food

Diabetic cat food is formulated specially to suit the needs of felines with diabetes, which means it's high in protein and low in carbohydrate content.

Not-So-Crazy Cat Lady Leaves $300,000 to Her Kitties in Her Will

What would happen to your pets when you pass on? A couple of kitties in the Bronx, New York, won't have to worry because their mama willed them $300,000!

Heating Things Up With Eheim Jager Heaters

Not too cold, not too hot... you want to keep the temperature just right. Buying the right heater sets the right climate for the health of your fish.

How a Cat Exercise Wheel Can Fight Obesity

It's not like you can take your cat for a jog! If your kitty has a few pounds to work off, consider a cat exercise wheel.

HABRI Grant Helps Study Impact of Shelter Cat Adoption by Kids With Au

HABRI awards a grant to the University of Missouri that will look at the effects of shelter cat adoptions in families that have children with autism.

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.

Don’t Clam Up: Open Your Tank to Clams

Clams could truly be the treasures of your saltwater aquarium. Available in a wide array of colors and sizes, clams can be the centerpiece of your tank.

10 Reasons Why You Need More Kitty Fluff in Your Life

Sugar, spice... and lots of fluffy. These are the ingredients that went into these fluffy cats - and we've got 10 reasons why you need one in your life.

Best Foreground Plants to Use in a Planted Tank

Much thought and planning goes into a vibrant, practical planted tank. Learn how to properly arrange your plants and which ones are best for the foreground.

Best Cat Pheromone Sprays

If your cat suffers from stress or anxiety, it can result in unwanted behavior. Cat pheromone sprays could be the answer you've been looking for.�

Best Hairball Control Products for Cats

EWWWWWW, gross - a hairball! Don't you wish you could get rid of them? If you're sick of them, try one of these best hairball control products for cats.

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!

Our First Cat-Only Contest – The SmartyKat® Feather Whirl

To prove that we love cats just as much as dogs, we’re giving felines their own contest. From now until December 9, your kitty can win a SmartyKat®…

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?

5 Fish Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

There's no such thing as a stupid question. But if you're too hesitant to raise your hand, here are 5 fish questions you always wanted to ask.

Cat Not Using Litter Box? These Tips May Clear The Air

What's that smell? What's that mess? Looks like your kitty's bathroom is out of order. Cat not using litter box? Check to see if it's one of these problems.

Best Light Fixtures for a Planted Tank

Bring out the best in your vibrant aquarium with the right lights. Here's our guide to the best light fixtures for a planted tank.

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.

U.S. Embassy In Australia Accidentally (and Hilariously) Sends Out Cat

In a big case of the, “Whoopsies!” the United States Embassy in Australia apologized for an accidental email invitation that showcased a cat dres…

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.

Tubby Tabby Steals the Spotlight in These Wedding Pictures

This newlywed couple know what's makes a memorable wedding pic - a fat cat! Here he is, starring in these post-wedding pics in all his fur glory.

Sure Petcare Microchip Pet Feeder Connect Is For Perfect Cat Food Port

Our pets are our family, and just like our human family members, it’s important that we watch the waistlines and weights of our furry friends. Often, i…

Top 10 Clever Cat Costumes

While it may be difficult to convince your kitty to get into one of these getups, you'll reap the rewards once they strut their stuff on Halloween.

Aquarium Biology 101: Anatomy of a Fish

We all know that a fish has gills and fins... but there's more to them than just a few basic parts. Get ready for our crash course in "Anatomy of a Fish."

London’s Postal Museum Seeking Picture Perfect Postal Pussy Cats

Used as mice catchers back in the day, England’s Postal Museum is paying homage to that tradition, and is looking for official poster kittehs. Cats as…

How to Choose the Right Scratching Post for Your Cat

A scratching post is an essential piece of feline furniture. But with so many to choose from, how do you know which one your cat will use?

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…

Do Dogs Have a Concept of Time?

Can your dog tell the time? When you're at work all day, it's not like your dog can watch the clock until you get home.

This New Kickstarter Cat Toy Will Lead To Endless YouTube Videos

Meet your new favorite Kickstarter cat toy

Tips and Tricks for Stocking a Community Tank

You've decided to stock your own community tank. But what fish will get along together in your Zen aquarium? Here's what you need to know.

Top 10 Cool Facts About Cats You Didn’t Know

Think you know all there is to know about felines? We bet a few of these top 10 cool facts about cats are news to you! Purrfect for kitty trivia nights!

How to Protect Your Dog From Hawks and Other Birds of Prey

If you have a small dog, you keep your eye out for danger - and you know it could swoop down and grab your tiny pooch!

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.

Cleaning Cat Teeth: A Guide to Dental Care for Cats

You need to take steps each day to be certain your cat's mouth is healthy. Here's a quick guide on how to keep those cat teeth clean and healthy!

Best Hairball Remedies

Hairball remedies help your cat pass hairballs without the discomfort of coughing and vomiting or danger of intestinal blockage.

Adventures in Dog Sitting: So Long, Mickey (Part 4)

All good things must come to an end. Mickey takes his leave, but leaves behind a little something to remember him by! Oh, Mickey...

Add Color to Your Tank With Freshwater Shrimp

Have you ever thought of adding freshwater shrimp to your aquarium? A wonderful addition to any tank, shrimp brighten and bring zest to a tank.

What Is Littermate Syndrome?

Bringing home two puppies from the same litter may lead to behavioral problems and other training challenges - this is referred to as littermate syndrome.

Best Cat Ball Toys

Cats can go bouncy for balls! If your feline can't get enough of them, here is our list of the best cat ball toys.

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?

What You Need to Know About the Nitrogen Cycle

The Nitrogen Cycle is important if you're interested in cultivating a thriving aquarium. Let's talk about the basics and why you need to know about it.

Persian Puss’s Amazing Transformation Will Make You Smile [Video]

Move over, Grumpy Cat! There's a new sour-looking puss in town... and his unbelievable transformation will make your heart happy!

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.

Why Your Cat Sprays And What You Can Do About It

It’s a hard habit to break, but there are things you can do about it Gah! What’s that smell? If you’ve caught a whiff of the distinct scent…

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.

US Couple Shells Out $25,000 to Clone Their Beloved Cat

After spending 19 years with their precious pet, a North American couple decide to clone her- Cinnabun now lives on through her kitten replica.

3 Veterinary Tests That Every New Cat Should Get

When your new cat comes home, you need to take her to the vet for a health check. Here are the tests you need to ask your veterinarian to run on your kitty.

Best Automatic Aquarium Feeders

We've put together some tips for choosing and using an automatic aquarium feeder and our top 10 picks for the best automatic aquarium feeders.

Cat Diseases: Two Infectious Illnesses You Should Know About

The more you know about potential dangerous cat diseases, the better able you'll be to treat and care for your feline. You may have heard of FIV and FeLV.

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?

5 Pawstive Reasons Why Cats Steal Our Hearts

One minute he's aloof, the next, he's curled up purring on your lap. Any cat person will talk your ear off about how a cat can steal your heart.

Get to Work on an Office Aquarium

Bring life into your office with a fish tank. A growing trend in the workplace, aquariums add color, energy, and stress release to a busy day.

How to Clicker Train Your Cat

You've heard about clicker training for dogs, but did you know that it's used to train cats? Here are some tips if you're going to clicker train your cat.

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!

Are Dogs More Afraid of Men?

It’s not unheard of for dogs to be friendlier toward woman than men. But in general, are dogs more afraid of men? While its not unusual for people to a…

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.

Best Fish Food for Algae Eaters

Finding the perfect combination of aquarium inhabitants is an art. You want to find species that are compatible with each other in terms of size and color, but you also have to think about aggression and diet as well. Once you’ve established the ideal balance, it can be challenging to add a new inhabitant to the tank. If you’re struggling to control problem algae, however, adding a new species could be your best option. Bristlenose Plecostomus, oto cats, and other algae eaters are a natural and long-term solution for problem algae, but they require care of their own.