Category: Useful Cat Information

How To Dispose Of Cat Poo: 3 Safe & Hygienic Methods

The worst part about owning a cat, especially an indoor only cat, is disposing of their poo. Cat poo stinks, it’s messy, it’s dirty and it can cause problems if it is not disposed of properly. Flushing your cat’s stools down the toilet may seem like the logical …

Do Foxes Eat Cats? How Much Of A Danger Are They?

A common concern for cat owners seems to be the risk of fox attacks, particularly at night. Many owners are happy to let their cat out to explore during the day but always bring them in in the evening because of the belief that cats are at risk …

How To Get Rid Of Cat Pee Smell: Odour Removal Guide

Getting rid of cat pee and its lasting, potent smell can be problematic. Even the most thorough scrubbing will be ineffective if you are using the wrong method or cleaning product. Fortunately, there are several relatively easy ways of eliminating the odour once and for all. Regardless of …

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 …

Why Do Cats Like To Use Litter?

If you’re a cat owner you’ll most likely be well acquainted with cat litter, in fact, there’s a good chance it’s often top of your shopping list when it comes to your four-legged friend. It is such a common item that we rarely stop to wonder what cat …

121 Facts About Cats – Unbelievable Feline Facts

Did you know that a lack of cats caused the Black Death? Or that there are over 6.5 million lost cats in Europe at any given time (don’t let your cat become one of them – get a cat tracker)? Or that your cat rubs up against you …

Using Sand For Cat Litter

If you are looking for a cheap alternative to expensive branded cat litters then a bag of sand could be an option if you are prepared to accept it’s drawbacks. Sand was used for cat litter for before the concept of cat litter came into existence in 1947. …

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 …