What does the science say about cats and covered litter boxes?

I was recently completing some CEUs (continuing education units) as part of my certification requirements (as a Certified Cat Behavior Consultant and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist) by watching a presentation…

Why do some cats fetch?

Although dogs and many dog breeds have been selected for specific behaviors, the same cannot really be said of our feline friends. Through the process of domestication, we have indirectly…

Kittens need moms: Science says so

A new study supports that being without mom is stressful for kittens! I think most of us would assume that it’s good for young kittens to be raised by their…

Can cats smell when you’re stressed?

A new study suggests yes – and which nostril they use may matter Several studies over the last few years have looked at cat-human interactions – including how cats respond…

Can kittens do math? What a new study tells us about cats’ cognitive abilities

Can kittens do math? Most, if not all, animals show the ability to perform a rudimentary form of math. We call the ability to tell between a smaller and a…

How do cats use space? Part 3: Looking at relationships

In this third post about how cats use space, we are now going to take a hyper-focused look at not just how you lay out the resources for cats in…