Thomasina’s Blog is all about cat behavior, cat healthcare and other purrls of wisdom about cats. If you’re wondering why cats do the things they do, I’ve got you covered. You’ll find the answers right here!
Reading Time: 5 minutes Oh, no! Your cat has fleas? Poor cat. I hate those little buggers. Every bite itches so much, it makes me crazy. Fortunately, we know how to keep cats from getting fleas, so we don’t have to deal with them often, even though we spend a lot of time outside. But if your cat is itchy and scratching, keep reading. I’ll tell you some natural ways to get rid of fleas.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Really, I can’t even begin to imagine life without my claws. You’re not thinking about declawing a cat are you? First, read these nine reasons why all paws need claws.
Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s not just long-haired cats who get mats. Cats with short hair do, too. Cats mat when the weather’s changing. But keep a close eye on your cat with matted fur. Mats can also be a sign of health problems.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Does cat hair stick to everything at your house? It does at ours! My human typist and I did some research and were surprised to learn why cat fur is so sticky. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what we learned. Oh, and think teeny, tiny little magnets.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you worry about cats in hot weather? This might surprise you. Our fur helps keep us cool, even when the temperature soars. We have other ways of staying cool, too. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what they are and how you can help cats who are outside when it gets really hot.
Reading Time: 13 minutes I’m so excited. Our lost cat is home! He was gone for five years, and we missed him so much. We were worried, too, because he’s nearly completely blind. I’m going to turn my blog over to our human now so she can tell you about our miraculous, amazing reunion with Boccelli. She says she’s writing this to give others who have lost cats hope.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Is it better to have one cat or two? Take it from me. You need two! It’s true that cats are resourceful and fiercely independent. We can manage perfectly well by ourselves — we don’t need other cats or dogs or even humans. But we’re social animals, too. Even if we’re not the best of friends, it’s good to know another cat is around. And it nice to live with someone of the same species who speaks the same language you do. We’re talking about adult cats here. If you’re adopting a kitten, you absolutely need two. Keep reading to find out why.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Do cats get lonely? Well, yes and no. We’re solitary hunters, even if the only thing we hunt is toys inside the house. But most of us also enjoy the companionship of people we know and like. Are you worried that your cat is lonely when you’re gone all day? Keep reading, and I’ll tell you how to know.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Why is your cat always hungry? He has his reasons for constantly begging for food, and one of them isn’t to be a pest! Hyperthyroidism and diabetes can make cats hungry all the time and eat nonstop although they’re losing weight. A bored cat is always hungry, too. And take a look at your cat’s food. Some ingredients, like beet pulp, leave cats always feeling hungry. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what to do about your nagging, hungry cat.