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Dear Doctor: Ruining the furniture

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Please see Catnip editor’s note at the end of this Q&A. Q. My cat is driving me crazy with the scratching. She has ruined not just upholstered furniture but also the wooden legs on my piano.… Read More

kitten scratching side of chair and destroying fabric

The Management of Megacolon

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Constipation is a common problem in cats. In its most severe form — called megacolon — the condition may actually require surgical intervention.

Is Your Cat Anorexic?

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

It’s important for the cat owner to understand why the syndrome happens, the harmful effects on a cat’s health — and the modern ways to stimulate appetite.

Understanding Anemia in Cats

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

It’s not a specific disease but rather the result of a disease process or health condition in your cat. Whether it’s mild or severe, it needs to be treated.

Communication Styles

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Sometimes, we need to get inventive to create a common language with our pets.

The Eco-Friendly House Cat

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Greening our pet’s living space has never been easier as our experts share ideas on how to create a more Earth-friendly environment for all of us.

What Color Is Your Cat?

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Learn the various genetic influences that make up the kaleidoscope of coloring found in the cat world, and what makes your particular cat unique.

tiger cat laying down and staring straight ahead