Behavior Basics

Calm Your Cat

Certain sprays claim to do everything, from preventing urine-marking to calming down cats. Do they really work?

Resolving the Feral Cat Conundrum

With their hissing, antisocial ways, feral cats can challenge the patience of even the most ardent feline fanciers. But what is a feral cat anyway, and what can be done to improve its lot in life? Here, experts weigh in.

Can Cats Predict Human Deaths?

A Rhode Island cat recently made news when it seemed to predict the deaths of patients in a nursing facility. While some think the feline picks up on caregiver cues, others think the feline sixth sense is at work.