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2016 Out-of-the-Box Thinking Scholarship Winners Announced
AutoPets is excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Out-of-the-Box Thinking Scholarship. Thank you all for your creative submissions! Students were asked to submit an essay describing an innovative pet product idea in line with AutoPets’ mission to design highly functional,...
Young Cats, New Tricks: Kitty kindergarten creates adoptable, adorable cats
  By Sophia Yin, D.V.M., M.S.  Read the full article at The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Sheltering. Behavioral issues are one of the most common reasons that cats are returned after adoption or relinquished to a shelter in the first place....
How to Get Back to Normal with Your Cat After Vacation
If you have a Velcro cat—you know, the type of cat that never leaves you alone—then going on a vacation might be a bit stressful for you two. You’ve cleared your schedule, made reservations, and set up everything for your cat. You...
Top 10 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Bringing Home a New Cat or Dog
Guest post by Pauline Dain of The Humane Society of McCormick County, SC   This article originally appeared in Southern Paws & Tails Magazine   1. The impulse to buy/adopt approach Sure it’s difficult to pass by that furry little face looking...
Traveling With Your Cat: Practical Strategies
So you’re planning on traveling with your cat… You’ve already read our earlier articles and have made reservations at a cat-friendly hotel. You’ve selected a safe cat carrier to keep your cat comfortable. Now you might be wondering what to expect while you’re actually on the road. We’ve assembled some tips and strategies to help you and your
Keeping a Single Cat Content
Guest post by Kristen Levine   Kristen Levine Pet Living is the place for stories, science & advice for living happier and healthier with pets.   If you’ve ever thought of cats as aloof, solitary, and independent, you may be surprised to know that cats want company! And, just like humans and other social animals,
Cat Travel Part II: Finding the Right Cat Carrier
Traveling with your cat? Choose the right carrier! Whether you’re moving to a new home, planning an extended road trip, or simply need to get your cat to the vet once a year, one essential piece of equipment every cat parent should have is a comfortable, durable cat carrier. Not sure where to start? We’ve compiled
Cat Allergies: Why are so many people allergic?
There may be no single thing as irritating and aggravating as pet allergies. Of the 2 percent of the U.S. population allergic to cats, about one-third of those people just can’t stop themselves and actually keep kitties as pets. Why, oh why, must it be our feline friends, our precious little kitties, who wreak the
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