Questions & Answers
The authors answer your most pressing questions about our furry friends. Would you like to ask them something? Send your questions to webmaster(at)catpointers.com
How often should I take my cat to the vet?
As a responsible cat owner, it's paramount that you take care of your pet's health and well-being. One of […]
Why do cats abandon their owners?
Many cats are like flakey friends: one moment they're all over you, and the next thing you know they […]
How Many Teeth do Cats Have?
Cats are carnivores with razor-sharp teeth that are designed to shred meat right off the bone. If you've ever […]
Why do cats make biscuits?
No, we are not talking about baking here! The term ‘making biscuits’ actually refers to the kneading behavior of […]
Why do cats gag at the sound of combs?
Cat videos are some of the most viral videos watched on the internet today. Remember the whole cucumber phase? […]
Can cats be homosexual? A detailed look into feline sexuality
Darwin said that the only purpose of sex is to reproduce. Due to our high intelligence, humans have developed […]
Do Cats Love their Owners? A Look into Feline & Human Bonding
Recent studies have changed the way we think about cat biology and the way cats form relationships to their […]
Why do cats slow blink?
Have you ever heard the saying “dogs have owners whereas cats have staff”?! Well, while cats might appear more […]
How to groom your cat
Cats are excellent at grooming. In fact, you'll be hard-pressed to find an animal species on our planet that […]
Why does my cat keep scratching its neck? (4 common causes)
When a cat keeps scratching its neck, 9 times out of 10 there is an underlying issue that needs […]
Why is my cat not losing weight? (We asked a vet)
Obesity is on the rise! Dr. Sarah explains what you can do to help your cat shed some pounds […]
My cat won’t leave me alone! (6 reasons for clingy behavior)
Sharing your home and your life with a cat is full of lovely, rewarding moments. You will get to […]
Does cinnamon keep cats away?
There are times when you don't want any cats around. Whether your beautiful new yard is full of poop […]
Why is my cat or kitten not growing?
Young animals grow at an incredible rate. When a young kitten is healthy and thriving, it can be exciting […]
My cat doesn’t drink often. How can I help it drink and pee more?
It's the most essential thing for every living creature on earth: water. In order to get rid of the […]
Do cats sleep at night? (Our vet answers)
Life as a cat seems pretty great if you ask me. You spend their time eating and sleeping, occasionally […]
Do cats like to be taken on walks?
I doubt you'll give any notice to a dog being walked, but walking a cat on a harness and […]
How To Fix A Stinky Litter Box? Here’s The Answer!
A house that smells like cat urine is no fun, and it could become embarrassing whenever you have guests […]
Why do cat teeth fall out? 3 Reasons for tooth loss in cats
As humans, we lose our baby teeth when we are young, and then keep our adult teeth (provided we […]
What happens if you don’t trim your cat’s nails?
One of the many responsibilities that come with being the proud parent of a cat is grooming, and this […]
Should I feed my cat raw meat?
We explore the ongoing debate over raw food diets: are they a healthy choice, or a waste of money? […]
Why do cats eat their kittens?
If you’ve ever bred a litter of kittens, you might be aware of the sad fact that sometimes the […]
Do Siamese cats shed? (We asked a vet!)
As cat owners (or rather, people who are owned by cats!), most of us know what it’s like to […]
Can you cut a cat’s whiskers?
If you've ever wondered why your cat's whiskers are so long, you're in the right place. Are you supposed […]
Why is my cat’s flea treatment not working? Top 5 reasons from a vet
Fleas are a frustrating and distressing issue for any pet parent. In my clinic, a very common question comes […]
Can cats eat beef or steak?
Pet parents are always on the lookout for new feeding trends, as well as keeping up to date on […]
Do cats really need a cat tree?
If you own a cat, you're likely to own at least one scratching post. But gone are the days […]
How do cats say they are sorry?
As a cat parent, you're likely aware that cats have a mind of their own. They have a reputation […]
Do cats remember and miss their family?
When you take on a kitten, they often come from a home environment where they've lived with their mom […]
Why does my cat try to bury her food?
Cats love scratching. They scratch to sharpen their nails, cover their toileting, mark their territory, and sometimes just for […]
How Is Eye Color Determined In Cats?
Join me for a short adventure into feline biology as we discover what determines the color of the eyes. […]
Why is my cat snorting? Here’s 6 reasons why!
If you are a cat owner, you may have a cat who snorts or snores occasionally. For some cats […]
Can cats have twins? We asked a vet!
Unneutered cats are prolific breeders when left to their own devices, with females often becoming pregnant from multiple fathers. […]
Which cat breeds have green eyes?
Are you looking to adopt a cat with green eyes? Certain breeds have the right genes that can increase […]
Why is my cat digging in the litter box?
If you’re a cat owner, you’re probably familiar with the tell-tale sounds that mean it’s your kitty’s toilet time. […]
Should I keep my cat indoors? (Pros and cons from a vet)
Cats make fantastic pets. Their combination of semi-independence, intelligence, and snuggly-ness means that having a cat in your life […]
Why is my cat losing whiskers on one side?
If you just found out that your cat is missing whiskers on one side (or when they've broken off […]
How much does it cost to own a cat?
I'm honestly glad you asked, because far too many people rush to buy themselves a pet each year without […]
Why do cats eat grass? The hidden benefits of cat grass
Have you always wondered why your feline friend seems to enjoy gulping down greens? Let's find out! […]
Why do cats have vertical eye slits?
If you've ever carefully observed the face of a cat, you may have noticed that feline pupils are much […]
Why Doesn’t Our Cat Use the Cat Tree?
Five tips to help save your furniture and your sanity by setting up a scratch post that your cat […]