Category Archives for Behavior & Care

What is the Average Life Expectancy of an Outdoor Cat? – All You Need to Know

You may be asking, what is the average lifespan of an outdoor cat? While most people choose not to know the answer to this question, still, knowing how long an outdoor cat may live can somehow improve their lifespan and serve as an important information to have. There are different factors that can affect the life expectancy of any cat in particular. In some aspect, owners do not have control over it like a hereditary factor to a certain disease. Some are manageable like keeping the outdoor cat safe and improve their health. It all depends on various factors. Ideally, outdoor cats live less than indoor cats.

The average lifespan of the cat is about 15-17 years long. It’s just sad that not all of them are able to achieve this lifespan. As a matter of fact, there are cats that live well at the age of 20’s but still in a healthy condition. Let’s talk about the lifespan of an indoor and outdoor cats.

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Why is Your Cat So Clingy? Things You Need to Know

​Cats are unpredictable most of the time. They can be sweet, playful, affectionate, strong-willed and sometimes unapproachable. Having them in the family is indeed an exciting experience! Yet, there are moments that they are very clingy to their humans and seeking for attention. You could be asking, why is my cat so clingy? There are several reasons why your furry friend acts this way.

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Why does my Cat Eat Paper?

Cats are very adorable animals, they love playing and sometimes fond of eating anything they see around including the paper! This behavior is possible especially if your fur baby is kept in a place without any stimulation such as having a toy to play with. We can’t really understand why do cats eat paper. Some of their cravings also include eating catnip, mice, plants, rubber bands, shoes, plastic and anything you name it.

This behavior is called pica which is very common in cats. According to some study, oriental cats are prompt to this action. Some owners often ask; why does my cat eat paper? Here are the following reasons for these unexplained doings.

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How to Understand Your Cat Growling and Hissing ?

Every cat owner has heard about growling and hissing feline friends. Although you think that your beloved friend is the sweetest kitty ever lived, if he felt threatened or needed to express caution to anybody, he’ll probably hiss and growled in an instant. Not only cats do these but also most animals.

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Can you Leave Your Cat Alone for a Week?

If you’ll be gone for more than a day, it’s better to look for a pet sitter or board your cat in a pet-friendly facility. There are so many reasons why pet owners shouldn’t leave them alone for long. It’s only a myth that cats can be independent and able to survive by themselves, they need care and full attention. When left alone for a long period of time, the absence of pet owners can create anxiety and stress. For some reasons, cats can be independent but not for a long period of time. They also feel alone and worried without their pet parent, especially if you’re planning to be away for more than 7 days. Just like humans, they also worry and feel abandoned and at that time, it contributes more anxiety the longer the owners are away. Cats also feel bored immediately without touch or affection and sooner creates behavioral problems if left alone for so long. Having a pet sitter to take care of them or boarding them in a pet-friendly facility will give them enough attention and care they need. It’s the best thing you can do for them.

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