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Urban Legends : Cats Leave Babies Breathless

Urban Legends : Cats Leave Babies Breathless

Guest Post from Robin Mudge from Playful Kitty Cats often get the short end of the stick in urban legends and myths. Over the course of human history we have associated cats with Satan himself, witches, plagues, and more. Wherever something goes unexplained, another cat myth shows up.   The Leg... »

Cats and Dogs: Mixed Species Households and Weight Control

Cats and Dogs: Mixed Species Households and Weight Control

Guest Post from Maggie Marton author of OhMyDogBlog.com.   Part 2: The Story of Newt. Read Part 1 here.   Before Newt, neither my husband John nor I had ever had a cat. Between the two of us, our cat knowledge was zilch. Everything with Newt was a learning experience, but none more so than... »

10 Good Reasons To Keep Your Cat Indoors

10 Good Reasons To Keep Your Cat Indoors

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   1. Indoor cats live longer, healthier lives. Statistics show that indoor cats live an average of 13 – 17 years (while some live into their 20′s), while outdoor-only cats have an average life expectancy of only 5 years.   2. The threat of disea... »

Meet Beamer, my food-obsessed cat

Meet Beamer, my food-obsessed cat

Guest Post from Linday Stordahl of ThatMutt.com   My cat Beamer is a complete psycho around food. When there’s food around, his heart rate goes up and he becomes fixated the way my Lab mix gets around a tennis ball. Beamer will do really stupid and risky things for food like charging right up t... »

Smalls and Cheeto

Smalls and Cheeto

Guest post from Stephanie Caruthers from Southern Wag Pet Accessories I always grew up in a house with a variety of pets. Dogs, cats, ferrets, hedgehogs, a rat, a parrot, hamsters, and even a snake at one time. When I finished college and moved out, I was in a small apartment and big dogs were not a... »

Dear Tabby: Is My Cat Fat?

Dear Tabby: Is My Cat Fat?

Dear Tabby, I have a 4 year old cat that we rescued about 2 years ago. She’s a sweet cat, named Sarah, but I think she is overweight. We’ve never had cats before, but my aunt did and she would just put a big bowl of food out for her cats everyday. We do that for Sarah, but she eats it al... »

5 Interactive Toys Your Cat Wants

5 Interactive Toys Your Cat Wants

Guest Post by Truffles of Mochas, Mysteries and Meows   Hey everybody, it’s Truffles! Today I’m here to discuss a very important topic…TOYS!   Kitties that want to stay fit and healthy should be able to have fun while doing it, right? That’s why we’re such big... »

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