There’s a lot of competition for the cat food dollar out there, with advertising featuring everything from pampered Persians eating a pâtélike food from crystal dishes to dancing cats. How do you know what’s best? Here are some criteria for judging pet food, as well as some notes on healthy nutrition for cats:read more
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 12:25
You, too, can understand what your cat is saying—and even talk back in a way that the cat can understand.
Because most of an animal’s speech is body language, posture, and gesture, the key to understanding your cat is learning to read her body language. Vocal speech, in the sense of sounds with a particular meaning, also exists, but is secondary.
Most of the “words” in this glossary exist in combinations rather than singly. Thus, a cat with slitted eyes and ears hard down will probably also be arched or tense, whereas a cat with narrowed eyes and ears slightly down and to the side may also be purring and will be relaxed.
Friday, March 2, 2012 - 14:44
As a pet store owner, I deal with a lot of questions about people’s pets. Every week, I take at least one call from someone whose fish—or whose child’s fish—keep dying. Many fish die because their owners don’t know about three very easily solved problems: overstocking, overfeeding, and overcleaning.read more