Cat Care and Advice

Free expert cat advice, from kitten care to older cats, indoor cat advice and plenty more. Your Cat wants to make every cat a happy cat!

Help! My cat only likes me when he's hungry!

Cats vary in their sociability and need for contact with people, explains behaviourist Jon Bowen.

Why does my cat toilet on the lawn?

Deterring your cat from using his preferred toilet could end up causing an even bigger problem.

Does my cat get lonely when I'm at work?

Below the age of two years, cats are generally more receptive to the arrival of another cat.

How do I introduce my new kittens to my cat?

It's a good idea to get on with introducing them quickly, as most adult cats will regard kittens as a minor irritation.

Why does my cat have diarrhoea?

Many cases of diarrhoea are mild and short-lived, only lasting for a few days, and will resolve on their own.

Why does my cat sleep in his litter tray?

There is more than one cause for this problem and successful treatment depends on an accurate diagnosis.

Why is my cat now so nervous?

Cats are little different from us when it comes to traumatic events. Their feelings of fear can take a long time to subside.

Why does my cat scratch the carpet?

Why does my cat scratch the carpet? People often think cats only scratch on vertical surfaces, but they are equally keen to scratch on horizontal surfaces. Find out why your cat is scratching at the carpet.

Why does my cat lash out when I stroke her?

Does your cat lash out when you stroke them? Find out why your cat might lash out when you go to give him a stroke.