Yes, there are some unique cats in the world, and some of them break world records. This post and the included videos will give you a close-up view of a couple of these astounding creatures. There are all kinds of cat record-holders. For example the Guinness Book of World Records tells us that the longest … Read more Unique Cats Break World Records
Happy Independence Day, everyone! If you have a cat, you can invite him to join in the celebration. After all, cats and independence go together quite well. Terry Pratchett, author, is quoted as saying: “In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” Of course, cats remember their glorious past. They … Read more Cats And Independence: Happy July 4th
Hello, two-leggeds. It’s Lucinda, your literate cat. Today I will attempt to describe a day that becomes a cat’s catastrophe. These days happen now and then, and we deal with them as best we can. As you must know, we cats are extremely territorial. Also, we like our routine to stay the same every day. … Read more Lucinda Defines A Cat’s Catastrophe
Physical characteristics of any cat are determined by its genetic makeup. Biologists might talk about cat genotypes. These include such things as body shape, length and curliness of the coat, the color of the coat, whether male or female, etc. The Make-up Of The Gene Pool When an egg is fertilized by a sperm during … Read more Genes, Heredity, And Cat Genotypes
Good day from Lucinda the literate cat. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) asked me this question: “Why do you cats always try to fit in the smallest container possible? Tell me, why do cats love sitting in boxes?” The question surprised me, because it is something I haven’t thought about. I do admit that I … Read more Why Do Cats Love Sitting In Boxes?
Have you been the recipient of paw pummeling from your cat from time to time? Have you ever asked, “Why does my cat knead me?” Blame It On Instinct It all starts as an instinctual behavior. Kittens knead while nursing from their mother. This kneading helps stimulate their mother’s milk production, so she can feed … Read more Why Does My Cat Knead Me?
People ask, “Why does my cat purr?” Cats purr when they are content, but there are other reasons as well. Yes, cats purr when they are happy or content, as many of us realize. Just stroke your kitty’s soft fur and get that kitty engine started. Purring is such a sweet sound! Purring Begins During … Read more Why Does My Cat Purr?
Do you have a cat that you love, and you need indoor diversions for him, such as a cat tree? Perhaps you need a special bed or scratching post. Visit Tuft and Paw to find the most amazing choices in cat furniture. Name: Tuft and Paw Website: www.tuftandpaw.com Owners: Jackson Cunningham and Vanessa Koo Product … Read more Tuft And Paw: Designer Cat Furniture
Greetings, two-legged readers. In this column, we will discuss the second half of the list of the 10 most common cat behavior problems. Maybe there will be something here that is helpful to you. Here we go: 6) Hyper Nights Do you have a cat who stays awake at night and sleeps during the day? … Read more LETTERS TO LUCINDA 12: Cat Behavior Solutions
Hello, two-legged readers! Lucinda the literate cat comes with a different kind of column this week. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) found an article online that listed the 10 most common cat behavior problems. Because of length and time available, we will include five of these behaviors in this post, and will do 5 next … Read more LETTERS TO LUCINDA #11: Cat Behavior Solutions