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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 Facts

Should you declaw your cat? No!

Once considered a safe and routine procedure, views on declawing have changed. In fact, the evidence against elective declawing is overwhelming. Learn about the risks and alternatives to declawing your cat.

Cat Tips

How to Keep Your Cat Happy

Have you ever wondered how to keep your cat happy? You supply food, water, and shelter, but how do you turn surviving into thriving? With just a few extra steps, you can help your cat live his or her happiest and healthiest life.

Cat Facts

Why do cats love boxes?

Anyone who has spent time with cats knows how they love to find their way inside boxes: cardboard, plastic, wooden, plush—any type of box will do. But why do they love their boxes so? There’s actually a scientific explanation behind the magnetic attraction between cats and boxes.

Cat Facts, Cat Health

Can cats eat chocolate? No!

Most people know that dogs shouldn’t eat chocolate, but what about cats? As picky eaters, cats are far less likely than dogs to seek out your chocolate stash, but some will find their way into a chocolaty treat. The short answer is no, cats should never eat chocolate. But why not?

Cat in cat crate at night
Cat Health, Cat Tips

Should you crate your cat at night?

There are a number of situations when crating your cat might be a good idea. In general, though, a happy, healthy, well-adjusted kitty shouldn’t need nightly crating. Learn about crate-training a kitten at night and how to choose the right crate.

Cat Facts

Do cats see color?

Can cats see color? The human retina contains relatively fewer rods and more cones than a feline retina, which allows the human eye to detect more color variation and therefore clearer detail. On the other hand, cats can see better in low-light conditions. Learn more!

Cat Facts

Why does my cat like to scratch furniture?

You’ve probably found yourself wondering, “Why does my cat like to scratch furniture?” The short answer to that question is simply that it’s what cats do; it’s in their nature. But the answer is not to stop the scratching, but rather redirect it toward a dedicated scratch post or other item.

Cat Facts, Cat Health

Why does my cat keep throwing up?

Just like a person, your cat’s vomiting could be the result of anything from a meal eaten too quickly or a symptom of an illness. In order to know whether you need to take immediate action, there are a few things to consider. Learn what to look out for and what your cat’s vomit could mean.

Cat Training

How to Train Your Cat to Sit and More

If you’re looking for a way to make your new cat or kitten more obedient, then you may want to begin with the most basic trick in the book. Today, with the assistance of Dr. Sophia Yin, an acclaimed veterinarian and animal behaviorist, we offer a few pointers on how to train your cat to sit and more.