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Laser Declawing Cats: The Lesser Evil

July 31, 2013 at 4:50 pm | Cat Care Tips | No comments yet, be the first!

Laser Declawing Cats

Let’s face it; declawing cats is one of the most controversial topics in cat care. One of the newer procedures to eliminate cat scratching is laser declawing, also known as onychectomy.

Scratching is a natural instinct for cats, and claws are their only form of self-defense. When making the decision to declaw, it is very important to weigh the benefits and costs.

Set on removing those claws? Laser claw removal is being viewed as a better option for cats than traditional declawing methods.

Keep reading to learn more about laser declawing cats and how it will affect your cat.
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Top 5 Most Patriotic Cats: Happy Fourth of July!

July 3, 2013 at 3:32 pm | Cat Care Tips | No comments yet, be the first!

What kind of holiday doesn’t have cute cat pictures, am I right? Here are the Top 5 Most Patriotic Cats! Be sure to check out the video at the bottom, and leave a comment telling us which cat is your favorite!

#5 – Captain Meowica

This little guy looks like Uncle Sam was reincarnated, as a cat of course!

Patriotic Cats

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7 Awesome Online Cat Games and Dog Games

April 15, 2011 at 5:43 pm | Cat Care Tips | 1 comment

Looking for a good time waster? Do you enjoy playing online cat games and dog games?

I’ve searched through the interwebz for cool pet-related games. Here are my favorites:

Mouse-chasing cat game

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Smells Cats Hate [Infographic]

April 15, 2011 at 11:44 am | Cat Care Tips | 9 comments

Cats are a lot like us. They try to behave in ways that maximize things that they want (like rewards, treats, affection, etc.) and minimize things they want to avoid.

Just like us, cats tend to be repulsed by certain odors. Some things just stink, and cats may respond to unpleasant smells by meowing excessively or misbehaving. If you know what smells cats hate, you can try to make your cat happier by eliminating those stenches.
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How Much Money Does Declawing Cats Cost?

March 28, 2011 at 12:20 pm | Cat Care Tips | 82 comments

Facts about declawing cats cost, benefits, and ethical issues

Cats scratch stuff. Declawing could be a way to save your stuff. How much does declawing cats cost, both in terms of money and potential problems with the procedure?

Cat declawing (also known as onychectomy) has caused quite a bit of controversy. It’s illegal in many countries and condemned by the Humane Society and the ASPCA. The cost of declawing a cat is not purely monetary. Cat lovers must consider the feelings of their cats before making a decision.

Wondering how much it costs to declaw a cat? This article explores cat declawing costs, benefits, and ethics, along with a few viable alternatives.

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Crazy Cats Video

March 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | Cat Care Tips | 1 comment

Cat Training exists for a reason.

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Why Is My Cat Urinating Outside of the Litter Box?

March 21, 2011 at 4:59 pm | Cat Care Tips | 3 comments

Picture of cat urinating outside of litter boxHas your cat been spraying in the wrong places?  Is your cat urinating outside of the litter box?

This could be a sign of a medical condition.  Bernhard Pukay discussed this issue on March 21, 2011 in the Ottawa Citizen:

“In order to determine the reason why your cat urinates outside the litter box, it will be necessary to do some tests, although whether or not they will be expensive will be determined by how difficult it is to arrive at a definitive diagnosis.”

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Cat Massaging Dog

March 21, 2011 at 11:34 am | Cat Care Tips | 1 comment

I think I’ve officially seen everything.

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How To Train a Kitten To Play Gently

March 14, 2011 at 12:50 pm | Cat Care Tips | 3 comments

Watch this video to learn how to train a kitten

Is your cat too aggressive? Do you want to know how to train a kitten to play gently?

For some cats, it comes naturally. For others, it can be very challenging. When your cat bites and scratches people, it can be very alarming, but don’t give up!

Teach your kitten the right way to behave.

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Cat Trees That Look Like Trees

March 11, 2011 at 7:00 pm | Cat Care Tips | 1 comment

One way to prevent bad scratching is cat trees that look like treesDoes your cat refuse to stop scratching up your house? One solution is cat trees that look like trees.

First thing’s first: Your cat needs to scratch. It’s instinctual. In the wild, cats need to scratch to sharpen their claws, and scratching has become an evolutionary necessity.

So there are no illusions. You will never get your cat to stop scratching because cats need to scratch. You can, however, give your cat a better place to scratch. Continue reading…

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