Understanding Cat Behavior

Understanding Cat BehaviorFrom the cat’s point of view humans are not very evolved as we misread or ignore our cat’s body language which sometimes earns us a scratch or bite. All of which is a direct result of misinterpreting our cat’s “I have had enough” signs. Many owners describe these cats as changing from friendly to feral “like a light … Read More

Urine Marking and Spraying Behavior in Cats

Urine Marking and Spraying in CatsWhat is Spraying?In general, the term urine spraying means when a cat “marks” his environment. When a cat sprays he will back up to a vertical surface (such as a wall) hold his tail high while rapidly twitching it and emits a forcible spray of urine on the surface. Oftentimes, the cat’s back feet will … Read More

What’s In A Name?

What’s In a Name?Registering a pedigreed kitten with the Cat Fanciers’ Association (“CFA”) is imperative to a breeders goals as a show cattery. Many pet buyers never send in the registration papers to the CFA. Not registering your kitten directly affects our goals as a breeder as well as negatively impacting the CFA and its ability to fund the many … Read More

White Vinegar Uses

White Vinegar UsesWhite vinegar is a natural, inexpensive cleaning solution. Below are just a few of the uses for distilled white vinegar: Discourage a cat from sitting on a certain windowsill or other surface or from scratching upholstery, by spraying white distilled vinegar on the item. Test first on an unnoticeable area to be sure you do not do any … Read More

Why You Should Microchip Your Cat!

Why You Should Microchip Your CatA study in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association reveals that fewer than 2 percent of lost cats and about 22 percent of lost dogs entering animal shelters are returned to their original families. When pets are microchipped and registered, 52 percent of dogs and over 38 percent of cats are re-united with … Read More

Zoonosis – Yourself and Your Cat

Zoonosis – Yourself and Your Cat!Zoonotic diseases (also called zoonosis) can pass from animals to humans. Most diseases are species specific. Good hygiene can help avoid most zoonotic diseases by disinfecting contaminated areas, washing hands after handling contaminated items (including cats) and wearing rubber gloves to prevent infectious matter entering skin wounds. Most diseases pose no threat to humans and … Read More