Articles Archives - Cat Nerd

Surviving Your Pet’s Vet Visit

Whether you have the very first vet visit looming ahead or you find that your pet dreads every trip to the vet, it is often a challenge preparing your pet for the upcoming trip. Cats hate being put into carriers and many will fight to the bitter end to avoid...

Struggling With Separation Anxiety?

Separation anxiety in dogs can be as upsetting for humans as it is for pooches. In some cases, separation anxiety occurs from past trauma but in other cases, it happens with little warning or explanation. Because dogs cannot talk, it is hard to know what your dog is...

How to Read Cat Behaviour

As anyone who has been around a feline or two knows, cat behaviour is often confusing – sometimes even contradictory. A purring cat usually means a happy cat, but cats can also sometimes purr when they are scared or in need of self-soothing. Head scratches and even...

Types of Cats (And How Cats Have Evolved)

With so many different types of cats, not including specially bred species, it is always amazing to see what a variety of colours and coats these animals have. Cats have a long history of fascinating humans. In fact, recent research suggests that cats may have lived...

Essential Online Pet Shop Supplies

Whether your fur baby is a dog or cat, investing in a few basic pet shop supplies is always a good idea. Many pet parents assume that supplies like these can be bought at supermarkets. Although there are some products you might find this way, the very nature of pet...