"Cats

6 Career Lessons Your Cat Is Trying To Teach You

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Business
Sarah Vermunt

Have you ever seen your cat burned out? Of course you haven't. That's because he's a MASTER relaxer. Lounging in the sun, having a little stretch, a big yawn, an afternoon nap (they don't call it a cat nap for nothing) -- your cat really knows how to chill. So learn from it.

How To Introduce Your Pet To Your Baby

Melanie Braga | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Parents
Melanie Braga

When my husband and I moved into a place of our own, we knew that we wanted to share our lives with a furry family member. We decided that adopting a cat would be the best option for us. We adopted our cat, Lily (6 years old), from a humane society in 2009 and she instantly brought great joy to us. As soon as we got the news of a baby entering our lives, we knew we had to start early in teaching Lily that a new family member will be joining us. Here's how we did it.

12 Times Cats Were The Absolute Best

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Living

Cats. Can't live with them... can't live without them.

WATCH: This Cat Is The Cutest Dashboard Ornament Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Living

It's no secret that cats love to nap. This cat loves napping on the sunny dashboard of his owner's car. It sure beats those air fresheners or ...

Keeping Cats Safe And Birds Alive

Candice Batista | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Impact
Candice Batista

Cats, both pet and feral, cause 75 per cent or approximately 200 million bird deaths a year. The feral cat population is growing rapidly and shelters can't keep pace. In 2011, more than 50,000 cats were euthanized because homes could not be found.

Nova Scotia Man Calls For Help After 66 Cats Overtake House

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living

What do you do when a few cats turns into 66 cats?

Apartment-Sharing Tips For New Cat Owners

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Living

Because cats don't always land on their feet.

Quebec's Bill 54 Falls Short Of Protecting All Animals

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Barbara Cartwright

Until this law was passed, there was no distinction between a car and a cat in terms of legal rights. Anyone who has ever lived with a pet knows that animals experience emotions and feel both physical and psychological pain, but this is the first time in North America that these basic truths have been entrenched in law.

Watch What Happens When You Give Cat Haters Kittens

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Living

Can they possibly resist the furballs?

Happy National Cat Day!

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Living

Here, kitty kitty kitty.

There's A New Fortune Cookie For Cat Lovers

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Living

In Japanese culture, cats are a symbol of good fortune and wealth, so it's no real surprise these Japanese "fortune cookies" have been designed with l...

Keep Cats Away From Highrise Balconies, Warns SPCA

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"... all it takes is an unexpected gust of wind or a sudden noise to spook a cat for a potentially fatal fall to occur."

What My Kids Learned When Their Pets Died

Karly Hribnak | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Parents
Karly Hribnak

I am hoping that these two losses prepare the boys enough that they know there is no shame in crying, in openly grieving. Nor is there shame in laughing at the goofy, silly and funny memories. That grief comes in waves. That part of loving is sometimes letting go but that you get up, dust yourself off and continue on with your life.

A Life With Cats Moment That Will Make You Say WTF

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Living

Keep that cat out of the kitchen.

Breaking Mews: Cat Café Approved For Vancouver

CBC | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

One side will serve food and beverages, and the other will be a cat lounge, where patrons can play with cats.

10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Despite what the advertisers lead us to believe, there is no "ideal" running figure. The only requirement for calling yourself a runner is to lace up a pair of running shoes and start putting one foot in front of the other. Running is not about what you look like, but rather, what you see yourself becoming.

Why You Shouldn't Feed The Animals

Jason Tetro | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

From parks to backyards, we can expect to see a range of different critters all expecting to find an easy source of food and possibly a home for mating and reproduction. Many of us will appease their needs by offering an assortment of foods ranging from seeds to fruits and vegetables. But that act may be doing more harm than good.

This Cat's Eyebrows Are On Fleek

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Living

Eyebrows are having a major moment right now and this kitty's look is total proof. Sam the cat started out as a stray on the streets of New York C...

Are You a Cat or a Dog in Relationships?

Alana Hurov | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Living
Alana Hurov

After 20 years of dating and over 100 relationships later, I have created "The Milk and Bone Theory." Take a close look at the behaviour of cats and dogs, notice which qualities you share with both animals. You will most likely have commonalities with one more than the other. Here are five ways to tell if you are a cat or a dog in a relationships.

Canada, We Need to Talk About Spaying and Neutering Pets

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

Canada, we need to talk. It's a little bit crazy that we're still having this conversation about this crucial element of responsible pet ownership. We wish spay/neuter was something everyone did, without question.

Top Tips on Keeping Your Cat or Dog Healthy

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

I quite often write blogs about how to prepare healthy meals. But what about our pets? I have always thought, if I am eating healthy then Seymour (my 16-year-old feline friend) should eat healthy too.

Showing Your Pet Some Love This Valentine's Day

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

Valentine's Day is a wonderful day to spend with those you love -- whether they have two legs or four, paws or feet, wagging tails or smiling faces. It's a great day to share your love with everyone who makes you happy. This Valentine's Day we want to see a selfie of you and your BFFF (Best Furry Friend Forever)! Snap a picture of you and your pet -- be it a cat, dog, rabbit, or even a horse -- and show us your love!

Nanaimo Considers Mandatory Cat Licences

CBC British Columbia | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Nanaimo, B.C. city council recently passed a motion to work on a bylaw that would require residents to license their cats, despite staff recommendatio...

Let's Give a Hand to Canada's Animal Welfare Heroes

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

Do you know an animal welfare hero? Someone who has dedicated their life to improving the welfare of animals in Canada?

Pictures Of Dudes With Cats Put That Whole 'Cat Lady' Thing To Rest

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Living

Oct. 29, marks National Cat Day in the U.S., and while we don't seem to have quite the same official holiday in Canada, that doesn't mean we're not wi...