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Seven Fun and Safe Ways to Play with Your Cat

December 21, 2021 8:25 pm Published by

Cats have a reputation for being “lazy,” since they sleep all day, but they need more activity than that reputation implies. All cats need play for mental and physical stimulation. If you want to make sure your cat doesn’t mistake 3 a.m. for the perfect playtime, it’s a good idea to give them plenty of dedicated play during your waking hours. Most of us have seen cats play with small stuffed catnip toys, or bat around feathers on a string. However, they can also play more structured games. Here are seven different ways you can play with your cat, without... View Article

Cat Nail Clipping Tips: How and When to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

December 7, 2021 8:25 pm Published by

The pitter patter of little cat feet is a lot less adorable when those same feet (and claws) rip up your furniture or dig into your legs. Trimming your cat’s nails is a good way to ensure they’re able to do less damage. How and when should you trim your cat’s nails? While some cats loathe the nail trimming process, getting them used to it early in life can help. It’s certainly better than declawing, which is essentially surgical amputation. (It may also cause behavioral and health issues.) Generally, you should plan to trim your cat’s nails every few weeks.... View Article

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