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Cat Training 101: Sitting

If you’ve already trained your cat to come when called, training 101 then it’s time for the next step: sitting. Odin has mastered jumping up and down on difficult surfaces. He’s very proud every time he learns something new like landing on the top of the banister. Training is not for every cat but most […]

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Cats

It’s a Monday with Merlin. There I was snoozing with my bro Gris Gris when I heard our mom laugh out loud. She’d found an old book on cats from 1971. She’s always been a cat lover and a reader of cat books since childhood. She learned along time ago: don’t always believe everything you […]

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Steve Dale’s Good Cat!

Pet expert extraordinaire, Steve Dale a syndicated columnist; TV, radio and podcast host; pet advocate and certified animal behavior consultant is known to millions of pet lovers. Recently, Dale published his first series of eBooks, including Good Dog! Practical Answers to Behavior Questions and Good Cat! Practical Answers to Behavior Questions, for the ePublishing division […]

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Caturday Call of the Wild

In our neck of the woods, it’s been a wacky week of changeable weather and moods. Do you find your cat’s moods change according to the weather? It’s normal to have some mood swings, but sudden behavioral changes in cats can be red flags. If a normally mellow kitty is suddenly lashing out or biting, […]

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Fun Feline Friday Winner

We have a big winner! We’re thrilled to announce the winner of our giveaway for years supply of Calming treats from Pet Naturals of Vermont is Ronda FRC Foster. Congratulations! Please look from a email from Layla Morgan Wilde. Please note: for future giveaways, please make sure you leave a comment with a valid email. […]

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Vet 101:Mood Meds For Cats

Our philosophy at Cat Wisdom 101 is a holistic one. As a cat behaviorist, Layla Morgan Wilde believes giving psychotropic drugs to cats is a serious decision for a cat’s care giver and veterinarian to make, and only as a last resort. In the U.S. a staggering 1 in 4 women are on moods meds […]

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Think Out Of The Box

Litter Box Tips Cats like squeezing themselves into pretzel shapes and tiny spaces, except one: their litter box. If your cat is growing, change the size as needed. Large breed cats like Maine Coons need an extra large box. Think out of the box. You don’t need to buy an official litter box. We repurposed […]

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The Best Website About Cats

Listen up, our mom Layla is away and won’t be online today. She’ll be back tomorrow to comment and visit you. In the meantime, we have something to ask which would make her very happy (okay, it would make all of us cats happy). We’re asking you to nominate Cat Wisdom 101 for a Readers’ […]