Category: Useful Cat Information

Stuffed Cats – Ever Wanted a Toy That Looks Just Like Your Cat?

Have you ever wanted a stuffed cat that looks real and is just like your own cat? Perhaps not…it certainly wasn’t something I had any particular desire for until I saw Petsie stuffed cat replicas (check them out in the gallery below) but once you’ve seen just how …

Why Do Cats Knead? A *Need* To Know Guide To Kneading

Kneading is a common and distinctive behaviour that you have probably seen performed by your pet cat a number of times. If you’ve seen your cat kneading (something that resembles a baker kneading a ball of dough or ‘making biscuits’ as vets sometimes call it) you may be …

Why Are Cats Scared Of Cucumbers?

It’s likely that at some point or another you have seen one of the viral videos of a cat being scared by a cucumber. The cucumber has been quietly placed behind the cat while they are minding their own business, often eating or drinking, and when the cat …

9 Ways To Stop Cats Pooping In Your Garden

We love cats, but having a cat frequently pooping in your garden can be very frustrating. Today we are answering the frequently asked question, “is there a way to stop cats from pooping in my garden?” It might be that you have cats frequently visiting your flower bed …

How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone For?

Cats have a reputation for being independent, it’s well known that they seem to enjoy their own space but this doesn’t mean they don’t crave companionship and interaction. Some cats can only be left alone for a few hours while others can be left for over a day. …

How to Transport a Cat

Travelling with pets can be a stressful situation for you and your pet. To help make the journey comfortable and safe, in this article we have provided some top tips on transporting your cat using various methods. Whether you’re going to the local vet, moving home or relocating …

Are Orchids Safe for Cats?

A harmless housewarming addition to your living room or a dangerous decoration? Cat owners often wonder if the plants in their house are safe for their pets—especially with their cats prowling around every which way. Whether they are accidentally ingested or touched by their pets—can it be harmful? …

121 Amazing Cat Facts That Will Knock Your Socks Off!

Did you know that a lack of cats caused the Black Death? Or that your cat rubs up against you not because it loves you but because it’s marking its territory? It’s true. As if you needed more reasons to love your cat, here are more than 100 …

What To Do With A Stray Cat That Won’t Leave

If you’re the type of person who likes to make sure that every cat you come across is well fed and watered and you think nothing of allowing a stray cat to come into your home then at some point you have probably had a stray cat come …

How to Find a Lost Cat

When you are a cat owner, you want to do everything you can to keep your beloved pet as safe as possible. However, no matter how hard you work to protect your pet from harm, sometimes the worst can happen despite our best intentions. Cats are notoriously independent, …

Why Do Cats Love Sitting On Paper So Much?

If you’ve ever left a letter, a newspaper or a piece of paper lying around your home only to find that it has quickly been occupied by a cat then you will have asked yourself why do cats love sitting on paper? Cats Sit On Paper Because It …

What Is The Name For A Group Of Cats?

There are a few collective nouns which can be used to describe a group of cats but the most commonly used word is ‘Clowder’. Some other collective nouns which can also be used for a group of cats include: Cludder Clutter Colony – this word is typically used …

Why Do Cats Purr and How Do They Do It?

If you have a cat you will be well aware that they purr when they are happy and content, but you may not know that cats also purr for a number of other reasons, these include: To communicate with their kittens – Kittens are blind and deaf at birth …

How To Take Better Photographs Of Your Cat

If you have a cute pet cat then it is important that the world knows about it, it’s no good having a cat if you can’t share cute pictures of it all over Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter or your social media site of choice. The trouble with cats …

How do Cats Communicate With Each Other & With People?

Cats are very expressive animals, they have no problem making their feelings known both to humans and other felines. However it is important to note though that every cat is different so different cats will communicate things in slightly different ways, understanding the nuances of the ways in …

Music For Cats – An Interview with David Teie

David Teie is a musician with a difference, he composes music designed specifically for cats! When I heard about the concept of music for cats I was intrigued so I reached out to David to find out more. Where did the Idea of Composing Music for Cats Come From? David …