Companion felines have unique personalities, and some are more outgoing than others. If a cat is calm and friendly with his/her family, but not with others, it is because he/she didn't have enough experience meeting new people as a kitten. A cat must have frequent opportunities to meet new people, especially between the ages of 2-7 weeks. The best way to make sure your kitten is social is to give him or her lots of chances to meet new people of different ages, sizes, and gend
Chicagoland Cat Sitter's cat rescue for the month of March is Little Miss Solid Gold! She is currently residing at Tree House Humane Society. She was born in 2012 and was found in a carrier, frightened and self-protective. She's not used to the shelter environment, but Little Miss Solid Gold tries to be tough and brave. She is curious in her surroundings and interested in people. She is shy to the touch, so try using a wand toy with her to play and let her warm up to you. Lit
Cats should be taken for a check up at the very least once a year, but every six months if possible. A "well cat" visit is probably the most important thing for a cat's health. During this visit, your veterinarian will check the cat's body, looking for signs of diseases or anything unusual. Your vet will check your cat's ears for parasites, mouth for tartar and gum disease, heart and lungs, and skin for lesions or bumps. Your veterinarian will also weigh your cat and assign a
Have you ever wondered why your cat is meowing? Yes, a cat's meow is its way of communicating, but cats meow for many different reasons like; Saying hello, asking for things and to tell their owner when something is wrong. Kittens meow to their mother to let her know that they are either hungry or cold, but once they grow older, they will no longer meow to other cats. Adult cats do not meow to fellow adult cats, only humans. The most common reason for meowing are:
Here's a list of fun facts about cats that makes them stand apart from the rest of the animal kingdom! -Stubbs is a cat who has been major of Takeetna, Alaska for 15 years. @mayorstubbs
-Cats spend 70% of their lives sleeping!
-Cats do not have sweat glands. They sweat through their paws. The sweat glands on their paws are used so the cat can mark its territory.
-Free ranging and domesticated cats who spend the majority of their time outside have contributed to the extinic