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Cats

Cats can make great pets and companions. Learn how to take care of cats, from everyday basic tips to cat behavior issues to cat injury treatments.

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How to Treat a Cat With Toad Poisoning

Cats need to be careful of contact with toads. The poison in a toad's saliva causes severe symptoms within minutes. Learn what to do when a cat is suffering from toad poisoning.

How to Help a Cat That Is Having Kittens

Most cats don't want onlookers during birth, but sometimes they need help. Some birthing problems include a kitten stuck in the birth canal or the mother not cleaning the cat after birth. Learn more.

How to Treat a Cat in Shock

Shock is an extremely serious and life-threatening condition for a cat. Shock is a reaction to heavy internal or external bleeding. Learn what to do when a cat is suffering from shock.

How to Treat a Cat That Has Been Sprayed by a Skunk

Cats are very playful in the outdoors. Unfortunately, skunks are one of the major carriers of rabies in North America. Learn what to do when a cat has been sprayed by a skunk.

How to Treat a Cat That Has a Snakebite

When cats travel outdoors, they can run into snakes. Most snakes are nonpoisonous, but their bite still can be harmful to your cat. Learn what to do when a cat has suffered a snakebite.

How to Treat an Unconscious Cat

If the cat is unconscious, it is important to check the vital signs. Is it breathing? Is the heart beating? How a cat owner responds immediately makes a difference. Learn to treat an unconscious cat.

10 Tips for Families with Cats

Cats may seem aloof, but they need lots from you -- yes, the humans they seem to disdain so much -- to keep them happy. Here are 10 ways to make Kitty part of the family.

5 Ways Cats Teach Responsibility to Children

You may have never thought of your cat as a role model, but caring for a pet can teach kids about responsibility in lots of ways. Here are five of our favorites.

10 Great Cat Breeds for Kids

Want to get a cat for your family but need to make sure it will bond well with the kids? We've got 10 great breed suggestions for you.

5 Games Kids Can Play with Cats

Your cat and kid both need exercise and entertainment -- help them help each other with our five favorite ways for kids and cats to play together.

Should cats be kept exclusively indoors?

Whether you should keep your cat inside is an age-old debate and a personal choice, but there are pros and cons to both sides.

How to Pick Up a Cat

All cat owners and cat lovers should learn how to pick up a cat correctly. Learn about how to pick up a cat in this article.

How to Hold a Cat

All cat owners and lovers should really know how to hold a cat correctly. Learn about how to hold a cat in this article.

How to Give Your Cat CPR

You'd to learn how to give your cat CPR in case of an emergency. Read here how to give your cat CPR.

How to Tell if Your Cat Is Sick

How can you tell when your cat is under the weather (or seriously ill)? Get some tips for deciphering the clues that signal your cat is sick -- and find out when it's time to consult the vet.

Home Remedies for Cats

Having some basic at-home health care skills can be a lifesaver for your cat. And an emergency is no time to start learning feline first aid. Learn home remedies for your cat.

Home Remedies for Cats with Hairballs

Cats are adorable, but cleaning up after them? Not so much, especially when it comes to hairballs. Get some hairball prevention tips in this article.

Home Remedies for Cats With Hearing or Vision Loss

Just like humans, cats have to deal with diminishing faculties like vision and hearing. What causes these senses to fail in cats? Find out how you can help your furry friends when they suffer from vision or hearing loss.

Home Remedies for Cats with Scrapes and Scratches

What are some ways to patch up your scrappy kitties? Gets some tips for dealing with injuries large and small in this article.

Home Remedies for Cats With Ticks

Fleas aren't the worst thing you can find hidden in your cat's fur -- ticks love to burrow into the warm-blooded bodies of cats, and they're much more dangerous. Get some helpful, hands-on tips in this article.

Home Remedies for Cats with Worms

It's easy to forget sometimes that your cuddly little kitty is an animal who can get nasty parasites, like worms. Never fear -- with some information and help from your vet, your cat will soon be worm-free.

Home Remedies for Overweight Cats

OK, we admit it: Chubby cats, like pudgy human babies, are pretty adorable. But all that charming extra weight doesn't bode well for your kitty's health. What can you do to get your "fluffy" feline friend back in shape?

Home Remedies for Cats With Hair Loss

Cat hair everywhere? Welcome to the world of cat ownership. However, too much hair loss can signal a problem. So, why do cats lose their hair? Check out this article to get the scoop on hair loss in cats.

Home Remedies for Cats with a Cough

Nobody likes to cough their brains out -- not even cats. So, when you find yourself with a coughing kitty on your hands, what's the best thing to do? Find out why cats get coughs -- and how to treat them -- in this article.

Home Remedies for Cats with Dandruff

Say what? Cats can get dandruff, too? Yep. But for them, those unsightly white flakes aren't a matter of vanity -- they're a potential health issue. What can you do to make your (flaky) feline friend feel more comfortable when dandruff strikes?

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