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Cat Behavior

Deciphering a cat tail twitch? We’ve got expert tips for the wackiest of behaviors.

basic obedience & training

Learn how to teach your pet basic obedience from the pros: potty training, crate training, even litter box training. Plus, how to find a professional trainer.

An angry and hissing Siamese kitten standing on top of a laptop computer in the living room

You don’t have to suffer at the paws of your cat.

A gray cat in a tan cat carrier

A behaviorist’s six surefire steps to training a cat to go in a carrier.

Gray cat sniffing a glass on a shelf

A veterinarian on how nosework and scent enrichment can strengthen your bond.

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behavioral issues

Dog barking? Cat scratching? Our experts have tips to help all sorts of behavior and aggression issues so your pet can earn that “good boy!” (or girl).

An angry and hissing Siamese kitten standing on top of a laptop computer in the living room

You don’t have to suffer at the paws of your cat.

Woman in a grey t-shirt and black overalls holding a sad looking ginger kitten

Why adopting two kittens may be easier (and better for them) than adopting one.

A woman sitting on a couch with a dog.

Dogs and cats can’t read self-help books, so a veterinary behaviorist explains how your pet may benefit from being in treatment.

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Ask a Vet

Sudden scratching? Finicky food eater? Loose poop? Whatever pet health question is on your mind, our veterinary pros are here to help.

behavior & body language

Tail wagging? Ear pinning? It all means something. We’ll show you how to understand your pet (and communicate with them) with guides to decode the weirdest body language and behavior.

Black and White cat with its eyes closed laying on its back on a scarf

In this excerpt from her new book, Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy, animal behaviorist Zazie Todd shares science-backed insights into our cats’ moods.

Two cats in a living room that appear to be arguing.

Between actual cats, people.

A white cat hiding on a book shelf.

No, they’re not on the lam. Here are four reasons your cat might be MIA.

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anxiety & separation anxiety

Learn how to deal with separation anxiety (and other forms of pet anxiety) so they keep calm when you’re not together.

A woman sitting on a couch with a dog.

Dogs and cats can’t read self-help books, so a veterinary behaviorist explains how your pet may benefit from being in treatment.

cat with the crystal toy in pink

Merci Collective founder Chani Ronez on her new collection of crystal and catnip-infused toys for cats.

A woman and a man grilling outside with a dog.

Veterinarian Dr. Shea Cox on how to celebrate the unofficial start of summer (and avoid the animal ER).

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