Posts Tagged: cat behavior

Am I Saving an Animal if I Buy From a Pet Store?

We’ve all heard the saying, “adopt don’t shop” but what does it really mean? For some of us, we understand that rescuing a pet from a shelter is a definite way to save a life. However, some argue that by buying a companion animal from a crowded and cramped cell of a pet store is…

March Pet of the Month: LEO!!

Why, hello hoomans! I didn’t see you there. Here, sit down and stroke my body as I tell you all about myself! I am a pretty purrfect kitty who found my, “forever-home” in the year of 2013. I was only a little one, about a year and a half old—and way less wiser than I…

The Social Butterfly: Why it’s Important to Socialize your Pet

It’s always hard to see your cute and, once-innocent, fur ball turn into a growly, hissy monster in front of strangers and their pets. We want our pets to bring their best paw forward. However, without proper socialization skills, our sweethearts may not remain so sweet once out in unfamiliar territory. Below, we discuss the…

Tell-Tail Signs: How to Read your Cat’s Body Language

Do you ever wonder what your cat is thinking or what they may be trying to tell you? Perhaps a playful paw could be misinterpreted as aggression. Perhaps, a hiss may be misinterpreted as an act of playfulness. Truth is, our feline friends are communicating to us more often than we think! Below, we will…