Energetic cleaning routine for caretaker of 6 cats to remove smells

Cleaning routine for a 6 cat home requires energy to keep the smells down

Well, folks, for those who fancy living in a home with multiple cats, this cleaning routine from a lady who I believe lives in the UK living with six cats, may help. It may help in providing a reality check on the energy and commitment needed to manage the home properly. And it only …

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3 HEPA filters, 2 robotic vacuum cleaners, 1 Dyson, 1 Litter Robot, 5 cats and 2 dogs

Multi-pet and multi-equipment to keep down the odours and hair

I think you might have got the message from the title. This is the home of a person who has five cats and two dogs. They like to keep the home clean and odour free. In order to achieve this goal, the person, a Reddit.com user, has the following equipment: They were responding to …

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In a multi-cat home how can you tell if there is bullying?

Cat is a bully?!

Sometimes in multi-cat homes a cat might bully another or others. Normally, the reason is because there isn’t enough space for individual cats to call their own. Their compressed home ranges overlap which causes stresses which can lead one cat who is dominant to bully another. It might not be readily apparent that one …

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Animal shelters insisting that two cats are adopted together can extend their stay at the shelter by 185%

Woman returns to adopt 16-year-old Max (1)

I believe that the results of this study published in January 1, 2023, on the Cambridge University Press website are common sense and I also believe that the results shouldn’t deter animal shelters from insisting that two cats are adopted together when appropriate. RELATED: Woman who adopted 11-year-old cat returns to shelter to adopt …

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How many cat scratching posts do you need in a multi-cat home?

How many cat scratching posts do you need in a multi-cat home?

I think this is quite a complicated question and I’ll try and tell you why. I’m mainly thinking of the full-time indoor cat scenario where there might be half a dozen cats living in the owner’s home. From the cats’ perspective, the house will be divided up into six ‘home ranges’ which overlap in …

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Are cats better in pairs?

Ginger boy cats announce their mutual love in heart-shaped embrace

Yes, is the positive answer to the question in the title but there’s a big caveat which is this: they’ve got to get along, which is obvious but crucial. But I’ve got a common-sense idea for the best way to ensure that a pair of cats get along. You might know that when you …

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Understanding the natural social organisation within cat colonies

A subordinate cat waits while a higher ranking cat eats

With more multi-cat, full-time indoor cat arrangements, it’s important that people understand the natural social organisation of cats. And perhaps the greatest problem for a cat caregiver when looking after cats in a multi-cat home is adding a cat to the “colony”. In effect a multi-cat home is a managed colony of cats. They …

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