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  • October 3, 2014

    Is My Cat Sick? Try This Seven-Step at-Home Exam

    An excellent way for you to keep tabs on your cat's health between vet visits is a regular seven-step nose-to-tail check-up. Learn how now.

  • November 20, 2014

    Kitten Behavior Basics

    Read The HSUS's general guidelines for kittens' stages of development and learn what to expect during your kitten's first 18 months. You can raise a happy, social cat!

  • September 26, 2014

    Preventing Litter Box Problems

    Keeping your cat’s litter box up to his standards is very important. The following suggestions should keep your cat from "thinking outside the box."

  • December 5, 2014

    Solving Litter Box Problems

    You can resolve litter box issues by taking a closer look at your cat’s environment.

  • May 15, 2013

    Teach Your Kitten How to Play Nice

    A kitten’s life is all about play, and play is all about prey.

  • September 4, 2013

    The HSUS's Position on Cats

    The Humane Society of the United States believes that it is our shared responsibility to provide the best care possible for all owned and community (feral and stray) cats. Join us and be part of the solution.

  • September 19, 2014

    Training Your Cat with Positive Reinforcement

    You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. That’s the theory behind positive reinforcement. Don’t punish your cat for unwanted behavior; instead, reward her for doing something you like.

  • February 6, 2015

    Trimming a Cat's Claws

    Trimming a cat’s claws every few weeks is an important part of maintaining your pet’s health and protects him, you, your family and visitors as well as the sofa, curtains and other furniture.

  • September 12, 2014

    What to Do If Your Cat Is Aggressive with People

    It’s distressing to have an animal you lavish with love show her appreciation with bites and scratches. Here are several scenarios to explain why cats can be aggressive toward people, along with solutions to keep you from visiting the first-aid kit.

  • September 12, 2014

    What to Do If Your Cat Is Marking Territory

    The Humane Society of the United States

    In the wild, animals are a lot like Gold Rush miners – they lay claim to their territory. Your own cat is not that far removed from his wild roots. He still has that instinctual urge to stake his claim, and he uses scent to do it.

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