Guest Star: Princess the Talking Cat

Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story from Catherine about her cat Princess: My Princess is very smart. She does tricks and whips through complicated puzzle boxes like the wind. She almost uses her paws like hands. She’s very food motivated which made training her so easy. She’s definately cat royalty. My rescue named […]

Adventure Cat, the Next Instalment in the Award-Winning Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery Series

Mollie Hunt launches Adventure Cat, the 8th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery I love writing the Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery Series! My hero, a sixty-something cat shelter volunteer, never means to get herself in trouble, but that cat-like curiosity of hers has a different plan. Adventure Cat takes up five years after my Cat’s […]

More Magical Fish Shaped Cat Toy from Japan arrived!

Hi everyone, It’s me Rennie and have purrtastic news. The humans just received their quaterly delivery of the magical fishes from Japan! And there are even some Sakura ones in this lot. We now have cat-safe beer bottles, ramune, breads, baguettes, sweet potato, and even ice cream-shaped toys. You can find the full range here. […]

Purrsday Poetry: Dear Cat

Hi everyone, Please find below our latest entry in the Purrsday Poetry series by Pooky’s Poems, this was originally posted on her own Blog here. Don’t forget if you have a cat poem you’d like to publish on our Blog do send us an email to 🙂 Dear Cat Stroking your fur, I sink […]

Happy Home for Winnie Following Collar Injury

A sweet-natured cat has found her forever home after recovering from a nasty collar injury thanks to a South Wales cat charity. Three-year-old Winnie came into the care of Cats Protection’s Bridgend Adoption Centre as her owners were unable to afford the vet treatment required after her leg got caught in her collar. The location […]

RSPCA Appeals for Information After Kitten is Killed by air gun in Shropshire

Marley was found dead in the garden under the family’s trampoline A family from Telford have spoken about the loss of their much-loved pet who died after being cruelly shot with an air gun. The RSPCA is investigating the death of ten-month-old Marley, who was found in the garden of his home in Ardern Avenue, […]

Emotional Distress in Cats

This article first appeared on iCatCare here. Cats have feelings, both positive and negative ones, ​a​nd those feelings matter to each and every cat. They also matter to us. ​At iCatCare, we believe to be truly cat friendly, we need to give equal consideration to both the physical health of a cat and also its […]

Buyer Beware – Online cat and Kitten Sales Prompt Charity Warning

A growing trend of cat and kittens being sold online has prompted a cat charity to warn about the dangers of buying sick and underage kittens. During the 2020/2021 financial year, around 340,000 cats bought were found online on sites including Gumtree, Preloved, Facebook and Pets4Homes, accounting for 68 per cent of all cats purchased, […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 379)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. Please find below this weeks entries: Who is this? Karl! He […]

Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) Launches First Ever International Human-Animal Bond Day

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The Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) is launching the first ever International Human-Animal Bond Day, with our US partner the Human-Animal Bond Association (HABA), which falls on 8th November. This is a dedicated day upon which to recognise, highlight and celebrate our animal companions, and the wonderful relationships we can build with them. We […]

Six Bizarre Things Your Cat Does, Explained by the Experts

Some feline habits are adorable and endearing, while others are totally confusing and even dangerous. If you’ve ever wondered about the unique, strange cat behaviours, we’ve spoken to Eleonore Hacheme, Cat Nutritionist at Republic of Cats to better understand the weird things your cat does and why exactly they do them. Kneading  Cat kneading – also called […]

Top Tips to Keep Your Cats Warm This Coming Winter

With the winter months right around the corner, it’s important to start thinking about how your cats are going to fare with the sudden change of weather. As you will probably know already, cats are heat-seekers, always on the lookout for the latest warm spot to sit and relax in. Whether it be the laundry […]

Four Dumped Kittens Were Lucky to be Found After They Were Tied up in Carrier Bags and Thrown Over six Feet-High Wall

The RSPCA is appealing for information after four terrified kittens were found dumped in a carrier bag which it is believed had been thrown over a six feet-high wall. The frightened kittens were found on Wednesday, October 6 by Tracey Baker (56) who was walking her rescue dog Dave in the cemetery in Cemetery Road, […]

The Ultimate Cat-cessory – the Award-winning Hide & Sleep now Available for Cat Owners

Part bed, part hiding space, part lookout post-cat owners can now buy a specialist multi-functional cat bed previously only available to welfare experts and vets. The award-winning Hide & Sleep® has been designed by the UK’s largest cat charity Cats Protection to meet the unique needs of cats – providing them with a secret den […]

Guest Star: Peanut the November Rescue Cat

Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story by Barbara about her cat Peanut: One chilly morning four years ago in the middle of November, I was walking to my mailbox, when I met a neighbor for the first time. I never saw her before and we talked a little bit. She then, out of […]

RSPCA Sees 166% Increase in Adoption Searches for Cats

The animal welfare charity has seen a 166% increase in searches for cats on its website The RSPCA has seen a huge surge in searches for cats as new figures show that on average the charity rehomes two cats every hour. There was a 166% increase in searches for cats on the RSPCA’s FindAPet website […]

Freya: Fish Hunting Time With the 4cats Classic Cat Wrestler

Hi everyone, It’s me Freya here today! As you can probably tell from the photos these were taken on one of those rare sunny days here in the UK and my humans decided that outside is just as good as inside for some fun time with the 4cats Classic Cat Wrestler. I especially love the […]

Purrsday Poetry: Cat Dreams

Hi everyone, Please find below the latest entry in Purrsday Poetry by Leslie Noyes: Cat Dreams chittering softly sleeping kitten stirs in dreams paws prepare to pounce. who knows what she hunts behind tightly shuttered eyes? mew! she cries, sweet dreams. By Leslie Noyes at Praying for Eyebrowz If you would like to enter your […]

Rebekah Lane and Kevin G. Becker team up for epic EDM Cat music Kickstarter

Rebekah Lane and Kevin G. Becker team up for epic EDM Cat music Kickstarter Off-Broadway director Rebekah Lane and acclaimed composer and transmedia artist Kevin G. Becker announced today their debut music album, DJ Bubbs and the Cat Tracks: Songs that Give You Pause — launched today on Kickstarter. In this epic album, songs include […]

Hot Item: Catnip Pop Tarts from a House of Dreams

Catnip Pop Tarts from a House of Dreams, by Mollie Hunt, Cat Writer House of Dreams in Portland Oregon is the little cat shelter with a big heart. The volunteers at this free-roam, no-kill, all-volunteer-run shelter do more than take care of cats, however. They also chip in to make handcrafted items which they sell […]

Helping Your Pet Stay Calm This Bonfire Night

With Bonfire night nearly upon us, it’s important to know how to soothe our fearful furry-friends and help them stay calm as possible. PDSA Vet Nina Downing said: “Fireworks can result in severe anxiety in our pets; causing them to freeze with fear, soil themselves, or even injure themselves in their attempt to hide or […]

Charity Mews: Catstar Project

The following post first appeared on iCatCare here and highlights the importance of supporting the charity. The worldwide population of unowned cats is hard to predict with any accuracy, but estimates put it as high as half the total global number of cats. Unowned cat populations are spiralling out of control in some countries that […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 378)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. Our friend Brutus is back for another week of tummy cuddles! […]

The ARM & HAMMER™ Feline Generous Program Launches “Unsung Heroes” Awards to Celebrate Staff and Volunteers at Cat Welfare Organizations and Will Donate a Total of $30,000 #FelineGenerous #UnsungHeroes

Nominate an unsung hero at by Nov 20th for a chance to win cash donations, an award, and a year’s supply of cat litter! Happy National Cat Day! If you’re looking for ways to celebrate, the ARM & HAMMER™ Feline Generous program just launched the ‘Unsung Heroes’ Awards to recognize the most inspiring staff […]

Indefinite ban on Keeping Animals for Essex Woman who Killed her Kitten in a Washing Machine

*** Warning upsetting images *** The black and white female kitten called Morritz died after being put on a full cycle as punishment by her owner for going to the toilet in the house A woman from Essex has been disqualified indefinitely from keeping all animals after she put her 12-week-old kitten in a washing […]

‘Frankenstein’s cat’ seeks home this Howl-oween

RSPCA staff fear potential adopters will be put off of black cat Little Rob due to his Frankenstein stitches The RSPCA is looking for the purr-fect Howl-oween home for a cat who has been dubbed ‘Frankenstein’s cat’. Little Rob arrived at RSPCA Sheffield on 17 September after being rescued as a stray by inspectors with […]

‘CATASTROPHE’: October Sees a Fifth More Cat Claims

On average, 430 insurance claims for cats are made every day of October Dental treatment is the most common ailment  Pet ownership rose from 41 percent of households to 59 per cent during lockdown It isn’t just Halloween which is frightening for felines as October sees a spike in cat insurance claims compared to the […]

6 Ways to Make Bonfire Night Less Petrifying for Your Pets

With the winter months just around the corner, fireworks will be at the forefront of most outdoor festivities. Although both adults and children alike thoroughly enjoy magical displays this time of year, this often isn’t the case for our furry friends at home. The flashing bangs not only frighten our pets but cause us, as […]

Guest Cat Star: Tamara’s Ghost Story

Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story by Marie about her cat Marty: Tamara was a special cat who lived with me for 10 years. She was very timid and anxious, she would hide for days when there were big changes (moving home). Tamara was not an active cat, preferring to spend most of […]

Does Your Cat Love you as Much as you Love Her? #CatDay

With National Cat Day fast approaching, have you ever wondered if your cat loves you as much as you love her, or him? You will be astonished by what science says! 29 October 2021 is National Cat Day and SCAS wants to take this opportunity to celebrate cats as companion animals. Stereotypes of cats as […]