How to Introduce Your Cat to a New Home

We were lucky to have been approache dby Redfin to share our favorite piece of advice for moving to a new house with your cats. We recently moved into a new home back in August and we used the same trick as before and it works like a charm. Read all about it in Redfin's … Continue reading How to Introduce Your Cat to a New Home


Catnip and its alternatives

Did you know catnip only affects about 50% of cats? Good thing there are alternatives like valerian root and silver vine. What is catnip? Catnip, aka nepeta cataria, is a herbaceous plant that is well known for their cat attracting properties. It contains a chemical attractant called nepetalactone (neh-peeta-lack-tone), which is the essential oil derived … Continue reading Catnip and its alternatives

Grooming 101 for your Exotic Shorthair

Targeted areas to focus on Eyes and creases between nose and eyesFur around the bumBody fur Unlike their close cousins the Persians, the Exotic Shorthair requires a little less maintenance, but more than other feline breeds. Bye bye eye boogies Due to their brachycephalic (smoosh) faces, Exotics have poor eye drainage and tend to tear … Continue reading Grooming 101 for your Exotic Shorthair