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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 Humor, Lifestyle

12 Best Vacation Spots for Cat People

We all need a vacation sometimes, and usually we can’t take our cats with us. If you’re looking for an amazing destination that will satisfy your feline fix, check out our list of the 12 best vacation spots for cat people.

Cat Health, Cat Tips, Cat Videos

Your Cat May Have Feline Acne

Just when you thought the life of a cat couldn’t be beat, we’re here to throw you a curveball: Did you know that many cats suffer from feline acne? Check out our tips on how to spot, treat, and prevent feline acne.

Cat Health, Cat Tips

What Is Pica in Cats?

Have you ever noticed your cat chewing and licking something other than his food? Pica in cats is surprisingly common—and potentially dangerous. Learn to look for the signs of pica and how you may be able to treat the disorder in your cat.

Cat Facts, Lifestyle

Cat Pose: Why Are Cats So Flexible?

If you’re a practitioner of yoga (maybe even cat yoga!), you’re likely familiar with Cat Pose. In fact, cats can teach us a thing or two about yoga. You may have wondered: Why are cats so flexible?

Cat Facts

15 Famous Cats From World History

Cats have survived spaceflight, evaded major shipwrecks, served as pets to Egyptian royalty, been elected mayor, and more. As today is World Pet Memorial Day, we’re honoring 15 famous cats from world history.

Cat Facts

Why Do Cats Groom Each Other?

Why do cats groom each other? The answers might surprise you: It’s not always about hygiene or even affection. Cats as a species participate in social grooming, also known as allogrooming.

Cat Facts, Cat Humor

What Is Maneki Neko, aka the Lucky Cat?

Chances are you’ve seen the cat figurine with one paw raised in greeting. This is a talisman of many names: lucky cat, fortune cat, and money cat, for starters. However, its proper moniker is Maneki Neko. Find out which real-life cat breed it’s based upon!

Cat Health, Cat Tips

Lyme Disease in Cats: Uncommon, But Serious

Can cats get lyme disease? It turns out that lyme disease in cats is uncommon, but not inconceivable—and it can be quite serious. Learn why your cat might be at risk, which symptoms you should watch out for, and tips for prevention.

Cat Facts, Lifestyle

Can Cats Sense Pregnancy?

Can cats sense pregnancy? Many a cat mom can offer her own anecdote about how a pet’s behavior changed after she became pregnant. Let’s explore why that might be, and how you can help your cat adjust to your pregnancy.

Cat Facts, Lifestyle

5 Reasons Why Cats Are the Best Pets for Kids

It’s National Kids and Pets Day, and we’re here to take a stance: Cats are the best pets for kids for numerous reasons! We may be a tad biased, but there’s no denying that cats have a lot to offer children—both in friendship and in life lessons.

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.