Kitten Teething: What You Need to Know!

Kitten Teething: What You Need to Know - SweetieKitty

For their size, cats are very ferocious, efficient carnivores. They have reduced the population of birds in many areas because they are such dedicated hunters, but when they are kittens, they are nothing but helpless, blind, deaf, adorable balls of fluff. Thank goodness they have a Mommy kitty to look after them because at this stage they can’t even generate … Read More

How Should you Keep Kittens Warm?

How to Keep Kittens Warm - SweetieKitty

You know how unpleasant it is when you’re soaked and chilled to the bone? I think we all do. Shivering burns five times a number of calories as normal but you don’t hear of many people going on the Super Chill Diet! That’s because it’s unpleasant and unhealthy. Think how much more unpleasant it must be if you only weigh … Read More

Why Do Cats Put Their Ears Back?

Why Do Cats Put Their Ears Back - SweetieKitty

How Cats Use Their Ears to Communicate I’m angry, I’m annoyed, I’m mad as hell and I’m not gonna take it any more! I’m a human being, so what do I do? I go tense, I lower my eyebrows into a frown and I raise my voice. Sometimes I scream and throw things, and occasionally I might even hit someone. … Read More

Why do Cats Scratch The Floor?

Why do Cats Scratch The Floor - SweetieKitty

OK, picture the scene. You are tucked up cozily in bed, dreaming lovely dreams of walking along beautiful beaches in the sunset. Ruffles is at your feet, dreaming equally lovely dreams of catching mice for an afternoon snack when suddenly you are rudely awakened by ‘scratch,scratch,scratch!’ on the carpet. That’s – it Ruffles is at it again. Goodbye, lovely dreams, … Read More

Cat Breeds That Stay Small

Cat Breeds That Stay Small - SweetieKitty

Small is Beautiful! If you have a big lump of a cat like mine, you may not understand the appeal of little cats; for some of us big is beautiful! But small, dainty, miniature cats make up for in cuteness what they lack in size. Here are some of the cat breeds that stay small. Devon Rex The Devon Rex … Read More

Why Does My Cat Sleep On My Head?

Why Does My Cat Sleep On My Head - SweetieKitty

Good question! Cats do many strange things; they knead you with their paws, they rub their lips against you, they scratch in doorways and they go BANANAS at the merest whiff of tuna. But there is one thing that has always baffled me more than any other. WHY DOES MY CAT SLEEP ON MY HEAD??? I ask this with tears … Read More

Declawing your Cat: Pros and Cons, Alternatives and Costs

Declawing your Cat; Pros and Cons, Alternatives and Costs - SweetieKitty

As I write this, my lower left cheek is still stinging from my orange tabby cat, Ginger’s scratch as a result of too much loving her from my part. Although, I can let this one pass as I have done with her hundred scratches before, other cat owners would have rushed to get their clipper and trim their cat’s claws. … Read More

What Do Cats Dream About?

What Do Cats Dream About - SweetieKitty

When you go online and search for cat pictures, you are sure to see most of them to be images of cats’ sleeping. In fact, cats are famous for exactly that! Their sleeping habits are the envy of all humans who burn the midnight oil and barely get any sleep during the nights, let alone have time for an afternoon … Read More

Why Is My Cat Sad?

Why Is My Cat Sad - SweetieKitty

Pets such as cats are unable to communicate through words like humans do and it takes a little more effort to decipher how they are feeling. However, these days most people are too engrossed with their day-to-day lives that they have little time to truly observe and give their pets enough attention. It becomes so very easy to miss out … Read More

Signs Your Cat Loves You

Signs Your Cat Loves You - SweetieKitty

Cats are notoriously well-known to be the most snobbish pets humans can have. Amidst the gazillion number of images online of cute and adorable cats and their antics is the constant tirade of how selfish and unfeeling they can be even towards their own owners and others. They are almost always compared to the contrastingly loving and ever so loyal … Read More