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Meow do you do? We are your resource for all things cat and all things Litter-Robot: tips and tricks, health and humor, and general feline fun.

Cat Tips, Lifestyle

How To Practice TNR: The Basics

Have you ever noticed a cat whose ear looks like it was snipped at the tip? Ear-tipping is the universal way to identify TNR cats (Trap-Neuter-Return)—and TNR is an essential method to curbing feline overpopulation.

Cat Health

Are Lilies Poisonous to Cats? Absolutely

Each year around the Easter holidays, lilies find their way into numerous American households. Unbeknownst to many pet parents, most species of the lily pose an extreme threat to cats. Find out why you should keep lilies out of the house.

Cat Facts

9 Facts About the Storied Siamese Cat

As one of the oldest natural cat breeds, the Siamese has a colorful past: She’s been companion to ancient temple priests, revered patron of royal families, and contributor to countless modern feline pedigrees. It’s time to learn about the unequivocal Siamese cat!  

Cat Facts, Lifestyle

Cats That Don’t Shed: 15 Breeds

Whether you’re averse to finding cat hair all over your furniture (not to mention in your coffee mug) or hoping to avoid hairballs around the house, you’ve probably wondered: Are there cats that don’t shed? Yes, actually—check out these 15 breeds!

Cat Facts, Cat Humor

Why Do Cats Sit on Paper?

Cats are enigmatic creatures. We’d like to believe that a sophisticated motive exists behind their puzzling behaviors, including their desire to sit on a sheet of paper on the floor or recline across a newspaper in your lap. The truth may be less exciting.

Cat Facts, Cat Humor

How Smart Are Cats?

How smart are cats compared to dogs? How smart are cats in general? Find out what science tells us, which cat breeds are most intelligent, and more. For instance, did you know that cats can tell time?

Cat Facts, Cat Humor

Looking for Cats That Act Like Dogs?

Society would have us believe that there’s a great divide between cats and dogs. In reality, it’s surprisingly common to come across cats that play fetch, learn tricks, and love to swim! If you’re looking for cats that act like dogs, look no further than these 25 breeds.

Cat Health, Lifestyle

Is a Cat DNA Test the Next Big Thing?

At-home DNA tests are all the rage right now, whether you’re looking to discover your ancestry or assess your genetic health risks. So what’s next? That would be test kits for our very own pets! Let’s take a look at why a cat DNA test may be your next big splurge.

Cat Health, Dr. Justine Lee

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Dr. Justine Lee explains that as a veterinarian and cat owner, she’s always on the lookout to make sure your cat doesn’t have hyperthyroidism. If untreated, hyperthyroidism in cats can result in severe, potentially life-threatening problems.

Cat Health

3D Printing in Veterinary Medicine

3D printing in medicine proves that the future is now, from bioprinting human organs to speeding up the production of prosthetic limbs. But what about 3D printing in veterinary medicine? Let’s explore how and when our pets might be able to reap the benefits of this amazing technology.

Cat Health, Cat Tips

Do Cats Have Seasonal Depression?

Seasonal depression can take a toll on pets as well as people. If you’ve ever experienced this, you know how difficult it is to find the motivation to be active and healthy during these short days. A depressed cat is no different—let’s take a look at ways to cope with your pet’s winter blues.

Cat Facts

30 Fascinating Cat Facts

New year, new mew! We’re striding into 2019 with our tails held high because we’ve learned a bunch of cool cat facts. And now we’re sharing them with you! Learn surprising things like why cats meow, if they’re colorblind, and more.

Cat Facts

What Is a Polydactyl Cat?

What has six toes and likes to cuddle? In fact, we’re talking about a polydactyl cat—sometimes called a “cat with thumbs,” “Hemingway cats,” or “six-toed cats.” Where does this special feline come from?

Cat Humor, Lifestyle

Does Your Kitty Need a Robot Cat Toy?

The toy robot field is trendy and quickly expanding, including in the pet care niche. We did a little digging and found some of the most exciting robotic toys for cats around. These toys can make it a little easier for your feline to get the daily exercise he needs!

Cat Humor, Lifestyle

31 Must-Have Cat-Themed Gifts

It’s fun to spoil your cats during the holidays, but what about the cat-loving humans in your life? If you’re looking for fun and unique cat-themed gifts of many different price points, look no further! We’ve put together some of our favorites for under $25, under $50, and under $100.