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Understanding Common Behavior Issues in Cats

Cats are cherished companions known for their independent nature and enigmatic behaviors. While these feline quirks add to their charm, they can sometimes be puzzling or even concerning for pet owners. We’ll delve into some of the most common behavior issues seen in cats, offering insights and tips to help you better understand and address […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 12 • 2 minute read

Can You Train Your Cat?

Many people think cats are aloof pets that can’t be trained, but this is a misconception. While they may not always be as easy to train as dogs, you can train your cat to perform tricks or promote desirable behaviors. Common examples include holding out a paw to shake or using their scratching post rather […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 22 • 2 minute read

How to Keep Your Cat Hydrated

Genetically, cats have a lower thirst drive than many other pets. This is because their ancestors originated from desert environments and thus historically needed very little water to survive. Cats are also notoriously picky, and this extends to their water preferences. However, keeping felines hydrated is critical since water is crucial to their well-being and […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 2 • 2 minute read

How to Kitten-Proof Your Home

If you’re considering adopting a new kitten, your focus will likely be on choosing a good name, getting all the supplies you need, and choosing the right vet for your new pet’s medical needs. However, one more important step you shouldn’t overlook is kitten-proofing your home. According to the ASPCA, there are five things you […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 1 • 3 minute read

Cure Your Cat’s Boredom With Environmental Enrichment

Like humans, animals also need mental and physical stimulation to stay healthy. Cats are no exception in that regard. Your cat may be independent, but it still needs to be engaged. A bored cat is a frustrated cat that can be destructive to its surroundings – which, in this case, would be your home. Your […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 6 • 3 minute read

Why Do Cats Scratch?

For cats, scratching is an instinctual behavior. While this habit is perfectly healthy and can even seem cute at times, it can also cause serious damage to furniture and other household items. A healthy, happy cat needs to be able to scratch to meet several needs. So, rather than forbidding your cat from scratching entirely, […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 16 • 2 minute read

How to Help Your Cat Avoid Hairballs

Hairballs are a common occurrence for many felines. Cats ingest hair while grooming themselves, and for healthy cats, this care passes through the digestive tract. However, hair that is not digested by stomach acids can build up in the stomach. Cats then regurgitate this hair in the form of hairballs. While the occasional hairball is […]

Written by prositesdentalApr 28 • 2 minute read

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