The ideal match

The ideal match

The ideal match How do you know if your new cat is a good match for your current cat? Online you can find all kinds of advice about which cats are good matches. Two cats from the same litter for example; a mother and a child or if you already have a cat then you...
A cat in a flat

A cat in a flat

A cat in a flat What if your cat cannot go outside?  There are many reasons why people (prefer to) keep their cats indoors. A lot of city people simply don’t have access to a garden or balcony, but would still like to have a cat. Others prefer to keep their cat inside...
Introducing a new cat

Introducing a new cat

Introducing a new cat Introducing a new cat to the house doesn’t alwasy go smoothly. Many people still think that if you put two cats together, things will just work out. That or they think that cats can ‘fight it out’ among themselves. Let’s...
Why does a cat meow?

Why does a cat meow?

Why does a cat meow? A cat that meows all the time can drive its owner insane. At the Oostzaan animal shelter where I work as a volunteer, cats are sometimes relinquished because they meow so much that it drives their owners crazy. As a cat behaviourist I have also...