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Why Your Cat Loves Cardboard Boxes

Cardboard boxes are a beneficial addition to your cat’s environment. Sure, they’re fun to jump in and out of, but they also serve multiple valuable social and emotional functions. Environmental enrichment is important for a cat’s mental, emotional and physical well-being, and something as simple as the addition of cardboard boxes can be an inexpensive …

Caring for a Deaf Cat

Cats have an incredible sense of hearing. The range is about 45-64000hz, compared with 64-23000hz in humans and 67-45000hz in dogs. They can hear sounds humans can’t, and they even win out over dogs when it comes to high frequency hearing. Being both predator as well as prey, a cat relies heavily on his sense …

10 Essential Ways to Keep Your Cat Happy

  Cats do so much to make us happy and bring joy to our lives. They tolerate our erratic schedules, inconsistent training methods, miscommunications, and clumsy attempts at interpreting what they’re trying to tell us. They seem to know we love them and are doing our best to help them enjoy happy and healthy lives. …

Pandora Syndrome in Cats

Almost everyone is familiar with the story of Pandora’s box. Zeus had given Pandora a locked box with a key, but she was instructed never to open it. Her curiosity got the better of her and when she unlocked the box, all the evils in the world escaped. In 2011, a study was done at …

How Do I Get a Cat to Like Me?

If you haven’t spent much time around cats, you may have the impression they’re aloof or unapproachable. Perhaps you’ve always considered yourself a “dog person” and find it hard to figure out why cats don’t respond in the same way as your favorite canine. Maybe this is your first cat and you’re trying to make …