Cats and Babies: The Start of a Beautiful Friendship

The big day has arrived and your new bundle of joy is coming home. Hopefully you’ve spent some time getting your cat ready for a baby ahead of time but either way, this is happening. Start your cat and baby on the path to being friends for life! (If you’ve already survived babyhood, consider this post … Read moreCats and Babies: The Start of a Beautiful Friendship

Technology for Cats and Their People

Perhaps it’s not surprising since I’ve lived in Silicon Valley for many years now but I’m always on the lookout for technology that makes life easier! Technology for cats and their owners ranges from providing basic care to safety to just for fun. Some tools offer creative ways to solve issues. Some could end up … Read moreTechnology for Cats and Their People

Pheromones – What They Are and What They Aren’t

Pheromone products are becoming widespread and well known in the pet world. Whether in sprays, collars, or diffusers, they promise big effects. With claims to stop unwanted behaviors like hiding, scratching, fighting, and spraying, you might think pheromones are a miracle solution. Here I’ll explore what pheromones are, what they aren’t, and what they can … Read morePheromones – What They Are and What They Aren’t

Why You Should Care About Drooling Dogs

You may have heard of the famous experiment where a scientist trained a group of dogs to drool when they heard a bell ring. But do you know what that experiment was really about? And do you know how this knowledge can change your cat’s behavior? A Brief History of Drooling Dogs Ivan Pavlov was … Read moreWhy You Should Care About Drooling Dogs

Stop Your Cat’s Biting – First Steps

Recently I saw a short question posted on Facebook: How do I stop my cat from biting? I know that this person was hoping for a quick answer but unfortunately it’s not that simple. Changing any behavior in any living creature is rarely fast or simple. And there isn’t a “one size fits all” solution. … Read moreStop Your Cat’s Biting – First Steps

When You’ve Tried Everything – Troubleshooting Behavior Problems

The internet is an amazing place (seriously, I’m not being sarcastic!). We have huge amounts of amazing information at our fingertips. And while not all of it is high quality (or even correct), the resourceful pet guardian can find a lot of answers. But what happens when you’ve reached the bottom of Google’s results and … Read moreWhen You’ve Tried Everything – Troubleshooting Behavior Problems