Month: May 2013

Warm Weather Safety for Cats

I’ll start off by saying that I believe all cats are safest indoors unless in a well-constructed enclosure but I know many cat parents do allow their cats outside, whether it’s for a supervised nap on the deck, a walk on a leash or to wander the neighborhood. There are many dangers to allowing your cat outdoors …

8 Tips for Safe Car Travel With Your Cat

Are you planning a road trip? Here’s an even bigger question… are you planning on taking your cat with you? For many cat parents, bringing kitty along on out-of-town trips is sometimes the only option. If that’s the case with you, here are some tips to help make the travel experience safer and a little …

Why Does My Cat Need a Puzzle Feeder?

I’ve written before about the value of incorporating puzzle feeders (food-dispensing toys) into your cat’s daily life but if you’ve been reluctant to try it or are confused about how to begin, this article will take you through it step-by-step. What’s a Puzzle Feeder? A puzzle feeder is simply a food-dispensing toy. The cat figures …

The Squirt Bottle Controversy

Listen to the audio version of this article It looks innocent enough. It’s a little plastic squirt bottle sitting on the kitchen counter. In that plastic bottle is plain tap water. That little plastic bottle, as innocent as it looks, has become the tool that is destroying the bond you share with your cat. The …