Cat Care Blog

Cardboard cat scratcher

Best Cat Scratcher

What's the best cat scratcher? Read the pros / cons / differences between carboard, carpet, sisal, and wood scratchers, so you can give your cat the best!

Best Cat Scratcher

What's the best cat scratcher? Read the pros / cons / differences between carboard, carpet, sisal, and wood scratchers, so you can give your cat the best!

Avoid Ceramic Cat Bowls

Avoid Ceramic Cat Bowls

Learn 3 risks linked to ceramic cat bowls and our recommendation for a safer solution. 

Avoid Ceramic Cat Bowls

Learn 3 risks linked to ceramic cat bowls and our recommendation for a safer solution. 

Best cat litter mat

Best Cat Litter Mat – Thoughtfully Made in the USA

A cat litter mat is a MUST! Learn tips on how to pick the best cat litter mat for your kitty (and your floor).

Best Cat Litter Mat – Thoughtfully Made in the USA

A cat litter mat is a MUST! Learn tips on how to pick the best cat litter mat for your kitty (and your floor).

My cat Bella's obituary

Tribute to My Cat Bella

Read this tribute to honor the memory of my dear cat Bella. And learn tips on how to write a cat's obituary.

Tribute to My Cat Bella

Read this tribute to honor the memory of my dear cat Bella. And learn tips on how to write a cat's obituary.

Cat acne

Cat Acne 101: What Causes It? What is the Best ...

Learn 1) what is cat acne 2) the causes 3) prevention and 4) treatment.

Cat Acne 101: What Causes It? What is the Best ...

Learn 1) what is cat acne 2) the causes 3) prevention and 4) treatment.

Made in the USA Cat Toys

Made in the USA Cat Toys

NEARLY ALL cat toys are made overseas. Learn why you should know every material in your cats' toys.

Made in the USA Cat Toys

NEARLY ALL cat toys are made overseas. Learn why you should know every material in your cats' toys.

Do Cat Litter Mats Work? Yes!

Do Cat Litter Mats Work? Yes!

Learn 3 reasons why you should use a cat litter mat under every litter box at home!

Do Cat Litter Mats Work? Yes!

Learn 3 reasons why you should use a cat litter mat under every litter box at home!

Cat playing with safe cat toy

How to Pick Safe Cat Toys

The cat toy market is unregulated. It's up to cat parents to pick safe toys. We're sharing tips on what to pick, what to avoid, and our favorite toy.

How to Pick Safe Cat Toys

The cat toy market is unregulated. It's up to cat parents to pick safe toys. We're sharing tips on what to pick, what to avoid, and our favorite toy.

Cat presents

Cat Gift Guide: Purr-fect Presents for Cats & C...

You know those friends, family, and coworkers who just LOVE their cats! Shop this cat products gift guide to find the purr-fect presents for cat lovers and their cats.

Cat Gift Guide: Purr-fect Presents for Cats & C...

You know those friends, family, and coworkers who just LOVE their cats! Shop this cat products gift guide to find the purr-fect presents for cat lovers and their cats.

Diane Danforth

Meet Americat Company's CEO...

To celebrate our 5th birthday, we thought it would be fun to give you a peek inside Americat Company. The following is an interview with Diane Danforth, our founder and...

Meet Americat Company's CEO...

To celebrate our 5th birthday, we thought it would be fun to give you a peek inside Americat Company. The following is an interview with Diane Danforth, our founder and...

Cat scratching

Made in the USA Scratchers Cats Love!

We're digging into scratching - a basic need for ALL cats + why cats love our Made in USA scratchers!

Made in the USA Scratchers Cats Love!

We're digging into scratching - a basic need for ALL cats + why cats love our Made in USA scratchers!

Cat scratching pad

Durable Cat Scratching Pads that Last for Years...

We're digging into what makes Americat Company scratching pads so durable! Learn why these scratchers last for years.

Durable Cat Scratching Pads that Last for Years...

We're digging into what makes Americat Company scratching pads so durable! Learn why these scratchers last for years.

Cat eating from bowl

How Many Food and Water Bowls Do I Need Per Cat?

Answer 4 questions to learn the best number of cat food and water bowls you need to keep your kitties healthy and happy at home.

How Many Food and Water Bowls Do I Need Per Cat?

Answer 4 questions to learn the best number of cat food and water bowls you need to keep your kitties healthy and happy at home.

Cat drinking water from raised bowl

How Much Water Should a Cat Drink? Tips to Get ...

Encourage your cat to drink more water! Learn from these 12 hydration tips.

How Much Water Should a Cat Drink? Tips to Get ...

Encourage your cat to drink more water! Learn from these 12 hydration tips.

Elevated cat bowl

Tips to Select the Best Elevated Cat Bowls

A peak behind the scenes on how we designed the best elevated cat bowl for your cats.

Tips to Select the Best Elevated Cat Bowls

A peak behind the scenes on how we designed the best elevated cat bowl for your cats.

How to Help Older, Senior Cats Play & Exercise Safely

How to Help Older, Senior Cats Play & Exercise ...

Fiction: My cat is too old to play. Fact: Senior cats still love to play! Learn why playing, scratching, and exercising is important for older cats and tips for playing with...

How to Help Older, Senior Cats Play & Exercise ...

Fiction: My cat is too old to play. Fact: Senior cats still love to play! Learn why playing, scratching, and exercising is important for older cats and tips for playing with...

Cat with plastic bowl

Are Plastic Bowls Bad for Cats? Yes! Here's Why...

Learn whether plastic food and water bowls are safe for your cat to use.

Are Plastic Bowls Bad for Cats? Yes! Here's Why...

Learn whether plastic food and water bowls are safe for your cat to use.

Cat eating from stainless steel bowl

How to Clean Cat Bowls? And How Often?

Cat bowls are the 4th dirtiest item in most homes. Gross! Learn 3 tips for how to clean cat bowls.

How to Clean Cat Bowls? And How Often?

Cat bowls are the 4th dirtiest item in most homes. Gross! Learn 3 tips for how to clean cat bowls.

Eco-friendly Cat Toy

Eco-Friendly, Recyclable Toys for Fun-Loving Cats

Learn why Americat Company's eco-friendly cat toys are safe for cats, their human family, AND the environment.

Eco-Friendly, Recyclable Toys for Fun-Loving Cats

Learn why Americat Company's eco-friendly cat toys are safe for cats, their human family, AND the environment.

Separate cat bowl

Can cats share a food bowl and a water bowl?

If you have multiple cats, can cats share food and water bowls? Learn what the research says...

Can cats share a food bowl and a water bowl?

If you have multiple cats, can cats share food and water bowls? Learn what the research says...

Made in the USA Cat Products

Made in the USA Cat Products

Every Americat Company product, whether for cats or cat lovers, is made in the USA from U.S. materials. Learn why we believe it is important to make cat products in...

Made in the USA Cat Products

Every Americat Company product, whether for cats or cat lovers, is made in the USA from U.S. materials. Learn why we believe it is important to make cat products in...

Bella as kitten and adult cat

Meet Bella

Penny and Bella are the reasons that Americat Company exists. In honor of Bella's 11th birthday, learn more about her story. She is one special kitty that has survived multiple medical...

Meet Bella

Penny and Bella are the reasons that Americat Company exists. In honor of Bella's 11th birthday, learn more about her story. She is one special kitty that has survived multiple medical...

Stainless steel cat bowls

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Stainless Steel Ca...

You've carefully selected the best cat food, but what about the bowl your cat uses multiple times a day every day? Learn tips on how to choose the best stainless...

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Stainless Steel Ca...

You've carefully selected the best cat food, but what about the bowl your cat uses multiple times a day every day? Learn tips on how to choose the best stainless...

Cat Playing with Ball

The Benefits of Playing with Your Cat

Play is missing for many cats' daily lives. Learn why play is so important to a cat's physical and mental well being!

The Benefits of Playing with Your Cat

Play is missing for many cats' daily lives. Learn why play is so important to a cat's physical and mental well being!