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Breed differences in behaviour traits

Research by Salonen et al (2019) examined whether behavioural differences exist among cat breeds and whether behaviour is heritable. There will likely always be a debate whether behaviour is determined by nature or nurture, though in all likelihood it is a

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Five Things Cats and Bearded Dragons Have in Common

* Originally published by katzenworld So you’ve had a cat for a while now, and you’re looking to expand your menagerie – perhaps in a reptilian direction. You’ve heard that bearded dragons are a great beginner lizard – and they are!

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Building the Best Cat Towers

A while ago we wrote about choosing and using cat scratchers. Cats love to scratch and climb and it is part of their normal, natural behaviour. You don’t necessarily need to buy a cat tree though. You can also build

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Why does my cat have “crazy cat minutes”?

Running around the house like a maniac, jumping up on things, chasing their tail, having a “wild” look in their eyes, we’ve all seen it: the crazy five minutes. Short bursts of energetic behaviour that seem to begin out of

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7 Common Mistakes People Make When Keeping Dogs with Cats

* Originally published by katzenworld “They were fighting like cats and dogs,” the saying goes. In cartoons and other media these two common pets are portrayed as enemies; however, if introduced properly, they can coexist peacefully, and even end up being

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Katzenworld Recommends the Sleepypod Mobile Pet Bed as the Purrfect Carrier

* Originally published by katzenworld Despite the ongoing pandemic our most commonly received question is how to safely travel with your cat. A lot of this is of course down to the fact that people still need to go onto trips

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Letting your cat/kitten outside for the first time

* From our partners at International Cat Care When given the choice, most cats would love to spend some, or all, of their time outdoors. After all, they can engage in behaviour that we often don’t like inside the home, such

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World Kidney Day

To mark World Kidney Day we’re re-posting this blog about taking care of cats with kidney disease. From the iCatCare Conference: written by Karen Juffermans Chronic kidney disease is a common disease that affects over 30-40% of cats over 10

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Why does my cat open doors?

It’s been a while, but here’s another Wednesday Why! Why does your cat open doors (and how do they learn how to do it)? Cats have excellent problem solving abilities so they will try various things until they find something

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The healing power of cat purrs

As if we needed an extra reason on Valentine’s Day to love our cats 😉 by Gemma Busquets  

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