Cats – Ownership & Care

Cat Relax On RedCats are some of the most fascinating creatures on earth, in the way they engage with nature, other animals and humans. Like their lion relatives, the cat believes himself to be the king of any jungle he inhabits, and this attitude seems to permeate every aspect of his existence. In this section, we outline all concerns about caring for your cat, emotionally, physically and mentally. We list all necessary items he will need in your home, the amount of exercise he will require, his ideal nutrition, health care and grooming needs. We also provide details about how to go about finding a cat, adopting him, or purchasing him from a breeder. We analyze how to train a cat, offering a list of various cat breeds available on the market, as well as the top ten favorite breeds in America. From researching types of cats, to giving new owners a shopping list, examining training methods, covering basic health care elements, giving advice on grooming, and an in-depth look at cat nutrition; we provide all the details on how to navigate cat ownership. This section is designed to provide information both to first-time cat owners, as well as experienced feline parents who want to brush up on their cat-facts, or gain practical insights into how to make their kitty’s life more pleasant.

Caring for Your Cat

This section addresses all aspects and tools required in caring for a new cat. Here we discuss nutrition; grooming, health care, exercise and play, as well as important products cats will need in daily life. We list all the basic items your cat will require in her new home, from food bowls to kitty beds, and essential toys for her physical development. In this section, we also cover important aspects of exercise and playing that your cat will need to incorporate into her schedule to challenge her mind and keep her body healthy and agile. We include the importance of grooming treatments that promote wellness in a cat’s coat, as well as her ears, paws, and mouth, etc. Finally, we also provide a descriptive review of common health struggles that cats face, as well as the remedial measures that may be taken to protect them.
Caring for Your Cat

Cat Training

It is a common misconception to assume that cats do not require formal training. Though they tend to wander at will and live in an empire all their own, cats need to understand that the human is the decision maker and leader. This applies both to rules about the house, as well as rules at play. Cats also need to be house broken, whether that means using the kitty litter box, or even being trained to use the toilet. In this section we not only discuss key areas of training that a cat must experience, but also the training possibilities you and your kitty can explore. Having a well-trained cat will significantly change your experience anytime you and your cat venture in public, on road trips, or on visits to the vet.
Training Your Cat

Cat Buying & Adoption

When the search for the perfect cat has begun, it can be an intimidating process to try to find the right fit for your lifestyle and personality. In this section, we analyses the purchasing options available for prospective cat-owners, through pet adoption from shelters, rescue homes, etc., or buying felines from breeders. In times past, cat owners may have sought for a kitten through a pet store, however, it is far more common to adopt a cat or find a breeder, since the conditions have been so poor for pet store animals. We discuss what to look for in a breeder, and all that is entailed in that process, with paper work, vaccinations, etc. We also provide helpful insights for owners who are unsure what kind of breed will match their lifestyle and temperament best, in our section regarding how to choose the right cat.
Cat Buying & Adoption

Types of Cats

Many people are unaware that there are over 40 breeds of domesticated cats. These felines are descendants of wild cats, bred for human companionship and tasks around the home. From simple American short-hair calico cats to luxurious Persians, and elite Bengals, the domestic cat has become a beloved and varied species. In this section, we help prospective cat owners understand the various breeds and types of cats available, including working cats, hypoallergenic cats, family cats, companion cats, as well as the top 10 most popular breeds of domestic felines. Observe the list of cats and their behaviors and personality traits to see what particular kind of breed might be best suited for your personality and lifestyle.
Types of Cats