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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.

dark-haired woman hugging cat that has imprinted on her

Feeling like you have a little shadow these days? Here’s why that’s happening.

a red cat stretching on a bed

Why do they do it? Here are the top three reasons your cat twitches in their sleep — from sweet dreams to scary spasms.

Happy spooky season.

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Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

A brunnette woman petting her black cat sitting on her desk while she prepares to give him a pill

Everything you need to know about the difficult task of medicating a cat.

A kitten playing with feathers

Here are the toys that will motivate your pet to get in the game.

kitten sleeping on top of person

Not into cuddling? Too bad — they’re spending the night.

A cat headbutting a woman on her laptop.

Apparently, you should take it as a compliment.

Small striped kitten raising one paw to play with a feather while sitting on a bed

A cat’s paw preference can give you insight into their temperament, behavior, and emotions.

Cute little girl playing with her pet kitten at home.

Boundaries are the name of the game with this one.

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A cat walking by a little box

I introduced my cat to an automatic litter box, and let’s just say it went off with multiple hitches.

Woman playing with two cats on bed.

Is there a green-eyed monster hiding in that adorable ball of fluff?

Maine coon cat using the litter box.

And how you can encourage them to cover up after doing their business.

Brown and White Cat With Rainbow Across Her Eyes.

Short answer: Yes — but not the way we do.

A kitten sneaking up on a laser pointer with big, interested eyes.

People have opinions about this cat toy. Here’s what you need to know.

Cat grabbing onto ledge of table and looking to the left

Yes, they are right behind you.