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5 Ideas to Recycle an  Old Cat Scratching Post

5 Ideas to Recycle an Old Cat Scratching Post

Today’s Guest post is from Melianie Cho   Cats love to scratch. It’s their favorite past time. This is what makes cat scratching posts an important addition to the home furnishing of every cat owner. Scratching posts however, wither with time, and cats usually stop going near them anymore... »

How High Can Your Cat Jump?

How High Can Your Cat Jump?

SlimDoggy Jack is not a big jumper. He weighs 80lbs and can barely get all four feet off the ground at once. But cats have a natural jumping ability and can jump up to five or six times their body length. World record for human vertical jump is 60″, on a 5′ tall person that is only 1X bo... »

Cat Breeds

Cat Breeds

When we first began our series on cat life spans, we did some research into cat breeds. We were surprised to find such a wide array of breeds.   The Cat Channel lists fifty-five different cat breeds also with photos and descriptions.   The online cat magazine, Catster lists sixty-nine diff... »

Cats War on Christmas

Cats War on Christmas

Why do cats hate Christmas?   I don’t know which one of these is funnier. We’ll be adding some fun photos to our SlimKitty Facebook page too, so check it out.               »

Why Do Cats Like to Sit in Boxes?

Why Do Cats Like to Sit in Boxes?

When cats explore, they are always watching out for a potential hiding space. The experience of jumping out from or sliding into a box resonates with their instinct to find protected spaces where they are able to see their environment without being seen. Providing boxes and other similar confined sp... »

Should I hire a pet sitter for my cat when I travel?

Should I hire a pet sitter for my cat when I travel?

Guest Post from Lindsay Stordahl of That Mutt   One of the nice thing about cats is they’re usually able to take care of themselves for a few days while their owners travel. Well, that is, if you have a normal cat who won’t eat all his food immediately like my cat Beamer. But even he does OK ho... »

Mythbuster: Cats Always Land on Their Feet

Mythbuster: Cats Always Land on Their Feet

One of our favorite features on SlimDoggy is our Mythbuster feature where we take a commonly held belief and look at the true story behind it. Today, we’re going to do the same at SlimKitty and look at whether this is true or false – Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet? Judging by this com... »

SlimKitty | Black & White Sunday

SlimKitty | Black & White Sunday

Rocco lounges in the sun. Black cat on white/black rug in the sun shadows, blends right in.   We’re joining the Black & White Sunday Blog Hop! Thanks to our Blog Hop sponsors: Dachshund Nola and Sugar the Golden Retriever. »

SlimKitty Friend: Boo or Bringing an Animal Home from the Zoo

SlimKitty Friend: Boo or Bringing an Animal Home from the Zoo

Guest post by Loren Sztajer   One beautiful September morning, my husband and I decided to visit the Detroit Zoo, one of our favorite places to stroll around. We parked the car, and began walking to the zoo entrance, when we discovered that it was “Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo” ... »

Newspapers and Fishing Poles

Newspapers and Fishing Poles

Guest post from our friend Emma, from MyGVGBV Life.   Sunday morning is one of Bert’s favorite times of the week, aside from mealtime every day. My cat bro Bert can’t have cat toys to play with because he eats them. He does have a few toys, but Mom keeps them safely locked up unless she can sup... »

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