Cat Articles

Attention seeking Behaviour

Some cats “talk” because they know they’ll get a reaction. People may talk back, feed her, yell at her, pick her up and lock her in another room, or pick her up and soothe her. All of these responses will encourage an attention-seeking cat. To... read more

Your Cat Wants To Go Outside

Your Cat Wants To Go Outside If your cat was previously an outdoor cat and you plan to keep her inside, then good for you! Following are some suggestions to help make the transition easier on both of you. – Spay or Neuter: Spaying or neutering will rid your cat... read more

How well do cats see?

Cats can see almost as well as humans can, and at times better. Cat  vision is designed for detecting motion, useful for hunting. Like humans,  cats have binocular vision, although not as well tuned as in humans. This  means a cat most likely sees in 3-D, as do... read more

Grief

Grief Sometimes after the death or departure of a person or animal in your cat’s life, she will vocalize to express her grief. This can be a normal part of the grieving process. The best thing you can do for her is keep her schedule the same (or as close as... read more

Cat Trivia

Cat Trivia– A squint, technically called strabismus, is a positioning of the eyes so that they both look toward the nose. It’s fairly common in Siamese. Some people believe the squinting causes the cat to see double. The legend that accounts for the eye... read more

Stray Cat Strut

STRAY CAT STRUTStray cats will not be fed.Stray cats will not be fed anything except dry cat food moistened with a little milk.Stray cats will not be fed anything except dry cat food moistened with warm milk, yummy treats and leftover fish scraps.Stray cats will not... read more

What is a Cat?

What is a Cat?1.    Cats do what they want.2.    They rarely listen to you.3.    They’re totally unpredictable.4.    When you want to play, they want to be alone.5.    When you want to be alone, they want to play.6.    They expect you to cater to their every... read more

Laws of physics for cats

While we’re tallying the dogs vs. cats votes (dogs are winning, cat lovers!) I thought it might be fun to look at some ofthe reasons we love our feline companions. Following are the basic laws of physics as they apply to cats, which are not necessarily at all... read more

Some cat folklore

– A common folk cure for a sty on the eyelid was to rub it with the tail of a black cat. – In Southern Texas it was thought that if a cat washed his face, there would be visitors. – In the Ozark Mountains of Tennessee and Arkansas, when a girl... read more

The epitome of cat

Another installment of our ever popular feature of cat quotes. While not all of these will necessarily apply to your res-ident feline, many of them certainly will. “No matter how much cats fight, there al-ways seems to be plenty of kittens.”– Abraham... read more

How old is my cat?

In general, cats live longer than most dogs. An average life span might be 12 to 14 years, with some cats reaching 20 or more. A cat’s longevity depends on whether or not it lives indoors or is allowed outdoors (outdoor cats live an average of eight years),... read more

The 10 Catmandments

1) I am the Lord of thy House. 2) Thou shalt have no other pets before Me. 3) Thou shalt never ignore Me. 4) I shall ignore Thou when I feel like it. 5) Thou shalt be grateful that I even give Thou the time of day. 6) Remember My food dish and keep it full. 7) Thou... read more

Cat Fillers

Why does my cat stand and lift its paws up and down in one place on your body, almost like marching in place? This is a cat behavior left over from kittenhood, when they kneaded their mother’s belly to help the milk flow. Some cats will actually knead and drool... read more

Introducing a new cat to your household

Exactly how you introduce a new cat into your home and to a resident feline can make the difference between success or failure. If a relationship becomes violent or fearful it will be very difficult to reverse reactions that kitty feels are vital to its survival.... read more

Giving your cat medication

As anyone with a cat can tell you, giving them medication, especially a particularly stubborn or obstinate one, can be a real chore. Following are a few “vet approved” methods for giving kitty what’s good for them! PILLS First, try confining your cat... read more
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