Living with Cats
At least 16 stray cats have been shot and killed by staff at the Garner State Park in Uvalde, Texas. The shootings are authorized by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department as an approved method for removing exotic, feral, and nuisance animals from the park. Documents obtained by Lady Freethinker via a public records request […] The post At Least 16 Stray Cats Shot, Killed by Garner State Park Staff as Part of Approved Wildlife Management Strategy appeared first on The Catington Post.
Learn how to keep your fish safe from the cat without compromising your enjoyment or their health! In this article, you’ll learn five helpful, simple methods to keep your cat away from and out of your fish tank. There are many obvious joys and benefits to owning a domestic fish tank, from collecting beautiful freshwater fish […] The post How to Cat-Proof Your Fish Tank appeared first on The Catington Post.
How long do cats live? The answer may surprise you – cats can live 15-20 years, or even longer! That’s longer than most people realize. Caring for your cat and ensuring they have a long, happy, and healthy life is important to every cat owner. So, how can you help your cat live a long […] The post How Long Do Cats Live? (And How to Help Them Live Longer) appeared first on The Catington Post.
Pets, like people, have personal belongings that they can’t do without. Due to animals’ active nature, pet owners are In the event of an emergency, it is important to have a plan and be prepared. This is especially true if you have a cat, as they can often be forgotten in the chaos. Having a […] The post INFOGRAPHIC: How to Make an Emergency Kit for Your Cat appeared first on The Catington Post.
The popularity of working from home has grown in recent years, as more and more people are looking for ways to escape the hustle and bustle of the traditional office. But while working from home has its joys – like being able to spend more time with your furry friend – it also comes with […] The post The Joys and Struggles of Working From Home With Cats appeared first on The Catington Post.
In history, some of the most impactful figures have been surprisingly unremarkable. The same can be said for cats. These four felines—through no special skill or outrageous act aside from just being an average cat—each played a significant role in shaping the course of history. 1. Macak, The Cat That Literally Sparked Nikola Tesla’s Interest […] The post 4 Average Cats That Forever Changed the Course of History appeared first on The Catington Post.
Pets enrich our lives in countless ways and adopting is one of the best things you can do for an animal in need. If you’re considering adding a cat to your family, there are some things you can do to help them feel more comfortable and become a cherished member of the family. When you’re […] The post 7 Tips to Help Your Adopted Cat Become a Cherished Member of the Family appeared first on The Catington Post.
A feral cat is generally described as one who is wild, unsocialized, fearful of all humans, and unable to be placed into a typical pet home. It’s estimated that there are upwards of 70 million feral cats in the United States – as many cats as we have as loved pets – living in vacant […] The post 7 Ways You Can Help Feral Cats appeared first on The Catington Post.
It’s not uncommon for cats to be tasked with controlling garden pests—they’re usually great at the job! One playful kitten in particular, however won’t be up for a promotion any time soon! The cat in this story has gone viral for befriending an enormous rat that it was originally supposed to hunt. Their unlikely friendship […] The post You Had One Job! Cat Befriends Giant Rat Instead of Chasing It Off appeared first on The Catington Post.
If your cat is anything like mine, his cat’s ears can pick up the sound of a bag of treats being opened from across the house! Ear care is one of the most overlooked areas of cat health. Here’s how to check your cat’s amazing ears for signs of problems, and how to keep them […] The post Every Cat Parent Should Know: How to Clean Your Cat’s Ears appeared first on The Catington Post.
In light of Pet Appreciation Week (5th-11th June), we think we ought to celebrate our furry friends. Whether you’re a cat owner, admirer or are just trying to figure out which pet is your pawfect match, Catington Post wants to encourage you to celebrate all the cats of the world. Here are just a few […] The post 5 Reasons to Celebrate Cats This Pet Appreciation Week appeared first on The Catington Post.
Are you a new cat parent? Here are some of the most common mistakes new cat parents make after they bring home their first feline friend. First, many new cat owners are reluctant to take their cats to the vet. Perhaps it’s because many cats are not good travelers and get stressed out at the vet’s […] The post Common Mistakes of New Cat Owners appeared first on The Catington Post.
Of all the animals in the world, cats are some of the most popular pets. And while there are many different kinds of cats, some breeds are more rare and unique than others. Here are seven of the most unusual and interesting cat breeds that you may not have seen before. What are the rarest […] The post Have You Ever Seen These 7 Rare and Unique Cat Breeds? appeared first on The Catington Post.
As a cat owner, you may or may not have heard about DOGTV – a tv channel created just for dogs. And now cats can enjoy it too! While DOGTV does have some feline fans that tune in all year long, they are celebrating Hug Your Cat Day on June 4 by kicking off Cat […] The post Can a TV Channel for Dogs Be Beneficial for Your Cat, Too? Yes, it CAN! appeared first on The Catington Post.
Cats are famously independent animals, but as beloved domesticated pets, it’s still tough to leave them at home alone for long periods of time. It can be particularly tricky if you don’t have a friendly neighbor or trusted friend who can pop in to feed your cat while you’re away. Plus, unless it’s a rare […] The post Check This Out: Petlibro Automatic Cat Feeder appeared first on The Catington Post.
More likely than not, you’ve seen Maneki-Neko — the Japenese Lucky Cat. Maybe she was waving a paw from the front counter of your favorite Japanese restaurant or shop, in hopes that she’d bring luck and prosperity and more customers. Did you know, the cat’s color, her clothing, collar, and even what paw was raised […] The post What’s the Story Behind the Japanese Lucky Cat? appeared first on The Catington Post.
Does your cat get stressed out by loud noises, like fireworks or thunderstorms? Well, your feline friend is not alone. 64% of cats immediately hide during fireworks, with 26% showing visible signs of distress including trembling and panting. 13% of cats refuse to eat during or after fireworks displays. In response, MORE THAN created the […] The post Check This Out: A Video Designed to Reduce Stress in Cats appeared first on The Catington Post.
Is your pet prepared for hurricane season? Even if you don't live in a hurricane-prone area, it's important to be ready in case an emergency or other natural disaster hits. This guide will help you get your furry friend ready for whatever might come their way. From assembling an emergency kit to creating an evacuation plan, we've got you covered.
Our feline friends are notorious for hiding their pain. It’s one of the tools they’ve developed to keep themselves safe from predators in the wild. As pet parents, though, that instinct can sometimes make it difficult for us to know when there’s a problem until it’s so severe that our cats can’t hide it anymore. […] The post Arthritis and Joint Pain in Cats: It’s More Common Than You Think appeared first on The Catington Post.
Every year, we are encouraged to think about our families and pets in the event of an emergency. You’ve probably already created “bug-out-bag” for your cat, but now you need to think about how you’ll get your cat into a kennel or carrier. Sadly, there are still far too many animals left behind during disasters. […] The post Training Your Cat to Love the Carrier appeared first on The Catington Post.
Have you ever found your cat licking water from a dripping faucet? Studies have shown that animals – and cats in particular – prefer to drink from moving water rather than still water found in a traditional bowl. Additionally, since our cats get most of their water intake from the food they eat – and […] The post Why Your Cat Needs a Water Fountain (and How to Choose One) appeared first on The Catington Post.
Cats wouldn’t be cats if they didn’t act like they owned everything – including our stuff. So, to prove they own our stuff, too, they sometimes have to show us by walking all over it – without a care in the world. Fresh concrete? It’s better with purr-manent pawprints. Your lunch? Tastier with the fresh […] The post 11 Times Cats Walked All Over Your Stuff And Just Didn’t Care appeared first on The Catington Post.