What’s the Average Lifespan of Cats?

Out of all the furry friends you can have, cats seem to have the longest lifespan. They average about 10-15 years when they’re kept indoors. But some cats live much longer than that. It’s not unheard of for cats to make it well into their 20s.  Mixed breed cats in general have less health problems … Read more

How to Make Cat Food: 12 Delicious Recipes

There are so many cat foods on the market these days that we are left confused about what to choose. While wet food provides our cats with the hydration they need, it’s more expensive, and your cat might want more variety. Dry food provides all the vitamins and minerals your cat needs, but many foods … Read more

How to Fly With a Cat: 6 Things to Know

While flying with an animal isn’t always the easiest thing, sometimes it’s necessary. When I moved across the country, I had to fly with my cat. I was extremely worried about it, as I didn’t really know how she would react. My cat is sensitive to sounds, and I felt flying would stress her out.  … Read more

How Much Should I Feed my Cat?

Welcoming a cat into your life is exciting. They become a valued member of the family, and you may find yourself treating them as you would your own child. I know I’m guilty of spoiling my cats! But with that spoiling may come overfeeding, and you might find that your cat becomes overweight. Alternatively, you … Read more

How Much Does it Cost to Raise a Cat?

When thinking about getting a cat, one of the first things that comes to mind is, how much does it cost to raise a cat cat? According to the ASPCA, it will cost $1,904 to have a cat in the first year, and an average of $1,149 for each year after.  But these are just … Read more

How Many Hours Do Cats Sleep a Day?

It’s clear cats love to sleep. They seem happiest when they are curled up, snoozing in a bed or a sunny spot on the floor.  That got me wondering: how many hours do cats sleep a day? After speaking with several vets specializing in cat behavior, I discovered cats sleep an average of fifteen hours … Read more

Cat Food Recall List – Is Your Cat Affected?

With any mass produced food, the risk of contamination is always present. This applies to human food and cat food. Luckily, most brands have a testing regimen in place so they can identify potential hazards quickly and issue a cat food recall before the animals are hurt.  When a cat food is recalled, you will … Read more

Calico Cats: Everything You Should Know

Cats come in many types of colors, but the calico cat is known for its multicolored coat! They are 25-75% white, with large orange and black patches. Sometimes, their patches are a lighter cream and gray. These ones are known as dilute calico cats.  It may be surprising to find out that calicos are not … Read more