Getting to know each other better
Catnip
Getting to know each other better
Catnip or catmint: what is it?

You’ll no doubt have heard of catnip. It’s a type of herb that most cats are crazy about - and that drives them crazy too - causing excitement, playfulness and hyperactivity. What effects does this plant have on cats? Is it bad for them? Are there any benefits? In this article, we tell you all about catnip.

language of cats
Getting to know each other better
How to interpret the language of cats

Knowing what your cat is thinking and feeling is the best starting point for taking care of him in the way that he deserves. In this article we’ll run through the keys to understanding the language of cats, so that you’re in a better position to work out what your cat is telling you. If you live with a cat, no doubt you enjoy it when you feel a connection with your feline friend. In other words when you feel that you understand what he’s saying to you. So learning his language is essential.

Cat Meow
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Meow! What’s your cat saying?

Although it may seem that cats meow in order to communicate with other cats, this isn’t normally the case. It’s most likely that your cat uses this sound (and others) to attract your attention - because he needs to, or because he’s frightened or excited. Furthermore, the meow will be accompanied by some kind of non-verbal communication, a look or hissing. In today’s post we’re going to decipher the meaning of your cat’s meow: by analysing his behaviour and the sound he’s making we can get an idea of what he’s telling us.