My wife and I are turning our only large closet into a nursery, which means the cat box needs to go somewhere else. The problem: one of our cats is a MAJOR litter tracker. Not just a tracker — he makes an Olympic sport out of digging in the litter box. What kind of boxes/litter to do you all use to contain the mess?
This is Offbeat Home's archive of cats posts.
My cat howls at night. Every night. Without fail. I've tried many things to no avail. I would prefer to just put in earplugs and ignore him, which has been the only somewhat effective method, but my roommate won't, and my roommate is starting to hate both me and my cat. Please help me!
Planning long-distance travel with your kitty in tow? Offbeat Home Ashley is doing exactly that and has been doing lots of research on the topic. Here's here helpful tips about travling, stress-free, across long distances with your pets.
I'm pretty cat-obsessed, so this little item has made it to the top of my wish list. My two cats each have their own chair that they perch under to keep them safe from whatever they think might harm them (see: nothing). But that's how cats are, and why the Cat Crib is so flippin' awesome.
Many people think cats are self-sufficient, but by definition no domesticated animal can survive without human intervention. We made it that way, and we get to reap some fabulous rewards. If you think about it, cuddling a small lion is a pretty cool thing!
I've lived with cats all my life and spent a lot of time volunteering at my local animal shelter, and I've learned a thing or two in that time. I'm also one of those people who reads everything I can about things in my purview, and I'm obsessive about optimizing my systems. So here are a few cat feeding tips and tricks from my experience…
We have cats, which means our window screens have little tears here and there. Whenever we open the windows at night to cool the house down, we get eaten alive with mosquitoes slipping inside! Short of buying new window screens, how can we mosquito-proof our windows on a budget?
We've been approved for adopting two rescue kittens from a local shelter. I wondered if there's anything anyone would suggest to prepare for furry arrivals? Especially anything unusual, DIY, or low-cost, as we're on a budget!