Cat Care Blog

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!

Orange cat eating from cat food bowl

Where To Put Cat Food and Water Bowls: Location...

Learn the best places to put cat food and water bowls (from your cat's perspective).

Where To Put Cat Food and Water Bowls: Location...

Learn the best places to put cat food and water bowls (from your cat's perspective).

Cat scratching pad next to furniture

5 Ways to Get Cats to Use Scratchers Not Furniture

Learn tips to train your cat to scratch their own scratching pads rather than your favorite couch or piece of furniture.

5 Ways to Get Cats to Use Scratchers Not Furniture

Learn tips to train your cat to scratch their own scratching pads rather than your favorite couch or piece of furniture.

Cat scratching scratcher pad

Why Do Cats Like to Scratch Furniture?

Cats have a natural instinct to scratch. Understanding why cats like to scratch can help us have more compassion when they do scratch something they shouldn't. Here are a few reasons...

Why Do Cats Like to Scratch Furniture?

Cats have a natural instinct to scratch. Understanding why cats like to scratch can help us have more compassion when they do scratch something they shouldn't. Here are a few reasons...

Penny as kitten and adult

Meet Penny

Meet Penny, one of the cats who inspired Americat Company!

Meet Penny

Meet Penny, one of the cats who inspired Americat Company!

Orange cat eating from cat bowl to prevent whisker fatigue

Whisker Fatigue: What It Is, the Signs, and How...

Learn more about the causes and signs of whisker fatigue, as well as how to prevent it.

Whisker Fatigue: What It Is, the Signs, and How...

Learn more about the causes and signs of whisker fatigue, as well as how to prevent it.

Made in the USA and American flag

American Made Cat Products

Americat Company was created after our founder, Diane, had a hard time finding made in the USA cat products for her cats. Learn why making cat products in America is so...

American Made Cat Products

Americat Company was created after our founder, Diane, had a hard time finding made in the USA cat products for her cats. Learn why making cat products in America is so...

Cat-Tastic Decor article by Modern Cat Magazinet Magazine featuring Americat Company

Featured in Modern Cat Magazine: Cat-Tastic Decor

Modern Cat Magazine selected the Americat Company heart-shaped scratcher for their article "Cat-Tastic Decor, Finds to Thrill Both You and Your Cat."

Featured in Modern Cat Magazine: Cat-Tastic Decor

Modern Cat Magazine selected the Americat Company heart-shaped scratcher for their article "Cat-Tastic Decor, Finds to Thrill Both You and Your Cat."

Cats using stainless steel cat bowls from Americat Company

What Cat Lovers Are Saying about Americat Compa...

We wanted to share some love letters! It is so fun to see different cats using our bowls and to learn what their owners like best about Americat Company.  

What Cat Lovers Are Saying about Americat Compa...

We wanted to share some love letters! It is so fun to see different cats using our bowls and to learn what their owners like best about Americat Company.  

Americat Company founder Diane Danforth hugging her cat

Our Values

With the new year, we took some time to reflect on Americat Company's values. We wanted to share them with you, so that you can learn what we stand for.

Our Values

With the new year, we took some time to reflect on Americat Company's values. We wanted to share them with you, so that you can learn what we stand for.

Black and white cat about to scratch an Americat Company scratching pad

5 Tips for Taking Better Cat Photos

Many of you have complimented our website photos. Thank you! Since the photos are of our own cats in our own homes, we wanted to share how we did it....

5 Tips for Taking Better Cat Photos

Many of you have complimented our website photos. Thank you! Since the photos are of our own cats in our own homes, we wanted to share how we did it....

Cat owner feeding cat from stainless steel cat bowl instead of plastic or ceramic cat bowl

What Are the Best Cat Bowls - Stainless Steel, ...

You’ve carefully selected the best cat food, but have you thought about the best cat bowl to serve it in?  We diligently researched different materials: plastic, ceramic, stainless steel. And,...

What Are the Best Cat Bowls - Stainless Steel, ...

You’ve carefully selected the best cat food, but have you thought about the best cat bowl to serve it in?  We diligently researched different materials: plastic, ceramic, stainless steel. And,...