How can I teach a cat where to scratch?

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My kitties have multiple different items they can scratch on: cat trees, scratching boxes, and scratching posts. But Poupée, one of my three cats, will not scratch on any of them, and her nails are getting very long. Sometimes she tries to scratch on the living room carpet, so [...]

Extra: In Maine, 22 abandoned cats rescued by volunteers now need homes

In the small city of Belfast, Maine, a group of cat-loving volunteers has undertaken a massive rescue effort. The discovery of 22 abandoned cats and kittens has driven a group of local cat lovers to trap and rescue these cats, get them veterinary care–which many of them desperately need, since they have infections and other [...]

Check out this great new book!

Our friend and advice-giving colleague Sparkle the Designer Cat has recently published a most excellent book called Dear Sparkle: Advice from One Cat to Another. This isn’t your usual human-written cat book. It’s written by cats and for cats–although humans of exceptional intelligence and wisdom may be able to understand the insights within. With wit [...]