Paws up, cat lovers! The third annual CatCon, created by Susan Michals, takes place this weekend, August 12-13 in Pasadena, California. The convention ups its game this year with a bigger venue (Pasadena Convention Center) and more cat-tastic reasons than ever to hightail it to the biggest feline pop-culture convergence on the planet. It’s nearly
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Don’t bulk your cat up on food in the first 6 weeks of her pregnancy. By: gsloan It shouldn’t happen to a vet’s cat…but it did. Long story short, I gave my tortie girl, Noni, a contraceptive injection. I had wanted to spay her, but life kept getting in the way. Anyway, I gave her
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One of the questions often asked on our cat forums is, how can I give a pill to my cat? Unless you find a super-tasty pill your cat happens to love (like the one shown in the picture here), you need to know how to properly administer a pill. Technically speaking, the procedure itself is
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Owners of new kittens can be easily identified all too often – all you have to do is look at their hands. Kittens are notorious for attacking hands during playtime, and those tiny teeth and claws can and do leave marks on delicate human skin. Some owners take pleasure in this form of play, at
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Cats have been teachers for Ian Somerhalder since the beginning. The Vampire Diaries actor and soon-to-be dad got his first feline, Tiger, when he was just three years old. During their time together, Tiger was hit by a car, leading Somerhalder’s parents to spend “every dollar they had on a cat.” The orange kitty pulled
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How would you react if someone called you a crazy cat lady? These days, you might smile, feel a wave of pride rush through your body and consider it a compliment. After all, cats have taken over the pop culture world. They commandeer Internet content, revel in their role as sidekicks to music stars like
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Don’t tell their mascot Fredbird, but it looks like the St. Louis Cardinals may have a new good luck charm on their hands. On Wednesday, the team was in the midst of a heated game against cross-state rivals the Kansas City Royals — trailing on their home turf 5-4 in the sixth inning. It was
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He is 12 years old and completely deaf. This incredibly affectionate cat appreciates every moment he spends with his forever humans and tells them how grateful he is each single day! Meet Corporal Nobby Nobbs! Kitty Adventure Rescue League and Sanctuary Before Nobbs was rescued, he had been living in a garage in Texas, neglected
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I don’t know about you, but I just love cat noses. Doesn’t matter what color, doesn’t matter what size, they’re just so cute they make me melt. I don’t even mind those cold (and sometimes damp) nose kisses I get from my cats. But there’s a lot more to your cat’s nose than you might
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It’s #InternationalCatDay! To celebrate the momentous, meowing occasion, we are going to the Mt. Olympus of cat content, YouTube, to revisit the gods who built the foundations of the kitty craze that has a firm, glorious hold on the Internet today. We are talking about the greatest cat videos of all time. These videos haven’t
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Kitties all over the world, join paws. Start a meow train, meow train … because it’s #InternationalCat Day. We’re not even halfway through this joyous holiday created to recognize the dominion felines hold over the entire Earth, and the Internet is already freaking out. Since the World Wide Web was essentially created to encourage the
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In North America, cat cafes may help adoptable cats find their forever homes. By: 5chw4r7z Are cat cafes using animals for entertainment, or are they the perfect way to meet an adoptable new friend? The popularity of cats at cafes is quickly gaining traction in North America. From Cat Town — which opened in Oakland,
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Don’t get picky about the pussycats that cross your path — one could end up saving your life. Luna the black feline went from house cat to hero on Tuesday, saving all eight members of the Chappell-Root family from a fierce house fire. According to Fox 46, who first reported the story, Luna was persistent
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Today I had to take my cat to the veterinarian. Now, this is traumatic in and of itself, because he hates it and he usually makes me pay for it later (cue Band-Aids). Today’s visit was made worse because he needed some shaving done to remove a couple of mats. Needless to say, this did
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