Cat Behavior Problems

If your cat is exhibiting one of the dreaded cat behavior problems — urinating outside of the litter box — take her to the veterinarian first to rule out any medical conditions that may be causing the problem. Once you’ve ruled that out you’ll need to be a bit attentive to find the root of the behavioral problems.

Cat stress, cat aging, and litter box preferences are some of the main factors that commonly contribute to cat behavioral problems like peeing outside of the litter box. There are some specific things to watch for to determine if one of these things may be the root of the problem. Once you find the cause of the problem you can work to remedy it. Continue reading

Choosing The Best Cat Litter

There are a variety of reasons why you may want to choose a different cat litter. But with so many choices out there how do you know which one is the best cat litter for you and for your cat. Hopefully these descriptions and a little experimenting will help you choose the best cat litter for your household. There are a lot of options available today that take the environment, your health and your cat’s health into consideration. Continue reading

Automatic Litter Boxes

Cats can be very picky about the cleanliness of their litter box and they won’t use it if it’s too dirty. If you have a cat like this you might want to consider getting an automatic litter box. Even if your cat isn’t quite this picky there are several reasons why you could be tempted by automatic litter boxes.

If you have more than one cat you should still have more than one litter box, but if one of them is an automatic litter box they know they’ll always have a clean litter box. Keeping your cat happy in this area can help you avoid some unwanted cat behavior problems. Continue reading

What To Consider When Choosing Cat Litter

There are so many types of cat litter on the market. Where do you begin in choosing the best cat litter for your household?

Some things to consider when trying to choose the best cat litter include ease of use, odor control, health risks, and environmental impacts. It will depend on your cat as well because some cats are more sensitive to clay litters than others, of course some cats are picky about the type of litter you use. So you may need to do a little experimenting, but here is some basic information that may help you with your decision. Continue reading