1. Top Reasons to Adopt a Cat

    Whether you already have pets or you are ready to get your first one, you are now faced with the challenge of deciding what animal to adopt next. At Music for Cats, we are particularly passionate about our feline companions and the joy they add to our lives. Read on to see the top reasons why we encourage you to adopt a new kitty! They Are Independent If you are someone who is constantly on the go…Read More

  2. Best Cat Toys and Tools

    Your cat likely loves to be entertained, meaning that you have a handful of interactive toys and solo toys for your cat to enjoy. However, if you really want to spoil your cat, we have a list of toys and tools you should keep on hand to keep your cat purring all day long. Anything on a String Almost all cats love playing with something that is dangling off the end of the string. These toys are con…Read More

  3. Cat Sounds and What They Mean

    Your cat might be super vocal or one of the quietest kitties on the block. Regardless, all cats make noise at some point! If you think these sounds are random, you would be wrong. Cats use their sounds to communicate their thoughts and feelings about what is happening around them. After some close attention to these sounds, you might be able to pick up on what your cat might be trying to say. Did …Read More

  4. How to Reduce Cat Stress

    Cats are sensitive creatures, so they can get stressed about quite a few things. However, what is stressing out your feline friend may not seem to be so obvious. And, some owners have a hard time telling if a cat is stressed or just ill in general. Some of the signs of a stressed-out cat include: Aggressive behavior towards other pets in the home or owners Making messes outside of the litter box o…Read More

  5. Why Declawing is Not the Answer

    Many people seem to think that if their cat has an issue with scratching up the furniture or the carpet in the home, the solution is just to declaw the cat. Think again! Declawing your kitty can cause them to be much less likely to use their litterbox, and it can also increase the likelihood of biting. If that isn’t enough, declawing has also been known to lead to lasting physical issues for cat…Read More

  6. Understanding Cat Anxiety

    While cats seemingly live a life of luxury, lounging at home all day and napping, they can actually experience quite a bit of stress. Anything from moving to a new home to an unexpected insect crawling over their food can cause serious stress. Unfortunately, many owners overlook the symptoms of stress and anxiety in their cats because they mistake them for other issues. Here are some of the signs …Read More

  7. Why People Are Predisposed to Believe That Animals Are Things

    Do you have a problem with believing that we are genetically programmed to believe one thing or another? I am quite certain that some beliefs are built into our systems; they come as standard equipment on homo sapiens. Let’s try a little test and then see what you think (or what you believe). Sex seems like a good subject for testing. We think of our personalities and tastes being intertwined wi…Read More

  8. Where Do Our Animal Attitudes Come From?

    In our society, we have people doing the most important work to keep us healthy such as farmers, doctors, and caretakers. They are among those who provide the basic needs that allow us to come up to the line of subsistence. Then, we have people who are engaged in enhancing the quality of life above that line, such as artists, entertainers, and chefs. I have spent my life dedicated to the latter, w…Read More

  9. Changing Our Perspective

    I admit that I have a motive behind these writings: I hope to bend the minds of people away from people. We should all aim to widen our views of the world. Anaïs Nin said: “We don’t see the world as it is, we see it as we are.” As we try to see through another’s eyes, we gain a more complete perspective and truer understanding of our world. Imagine seeing the world through the eyes of ano…Read More