What is your favorite movie that stars a cat? These days, it is not unusual to see cats in the movies. Sometimes they are the star of the show. So, how did they get their start? Actually, the very first cat star was featured in an animated movie. Remember Felix the cat? First conceived by … Read more Cats In The Movies
We humans love our music. Our brains send all kinds of acoustic signals received from music that trigger emotions within our heads. Music is a positive force for us, but is it the same for cats? Do cats like music? It turns out that they do like music, but their taste is a bit different … Read more Do Cats Like Music?
Hello, two-legged readers! Lucinda the literate cat here, ready to bring you more valuable cat information. This time we will tell you about human foods poisonous to cats. This post will be a little different, as my CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) is going to collaborate (that’s a new word CCL just taught me.) Anyway, I … Read more Human Foods Poisonous To Cats
Have you observed your cat’s reactions to his day and asked yourself, “What colors can cats see? To find the answer to this question, one must first understand the anatomy of the feline eye. How Is An Image Formed? A visual image is formed when light rays enter the transparent cornea located at the front … Read more What Colors Can Cats See?
When you see a cat jump to an incredible height, it might make you wonder if the cat is practicing for the Olympics. You might ask yourself, “How high can a cat jump?” Many factors combine to determine this answer. You can guess that a kitten or an old arthritic cat does not jump … Read more How High Can A Cat Jump?
Recently I’ve had several questions from folks who wanted to know what water fountain they should buy for their cat. “What is the best cat water fountain?” they ask. I vote for the Catit Flower Water Fountain. From my research, I’m convinced that this product could be responsible for many happy cats. It appears to … Read more What Is The Best Cat Water Fountain?
Hello, all, from Lucinda, your literate cat. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) says it is time I did a new book review. She asked that I do something different this time. It’s a book about Petya, a peasant, and the Russian tea samovar. When the CCL first hired me to write for her, I told … Read more Lucinda Talks About The Russian Tea Samovar
Similar to their British and European cousins, the American Shorthair cat is derived from the domestic cat. The difference: In Britain, the shorthair has been around for at least 1,000 years, but has only been established in America for about 400 years. It is noted that the American Indian probably did not domesticate one of … Read more Learn About American Shorthair Cat Breeds
On April 15, 2020, my shelter cat, Pogo, and I celebrated our first anniversary of home-sharing. It’s been a rewarding year for both of us. I don’t know Pogo’s exact age, but he is close to his 16th birthday. I’ve known him for several years. I often spent some nights at his former home, and … Read more Celebrating A Year With The Cat
How has your pet reacted to your lockdown status during this pandemic? Have you noticed any difference? What changes are noticed when observing cats and lockdown? Vets are noticing that stress seems to be more obvious among cats and dogs. Partly it is because they sense our stress, but it is also partly due to … Read more Cats And Lockdown: Any Behavioral Changes?