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
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
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?
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?
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?
Do you feed or offer shelter to stray cats in your area? Have you wondered how to care for feral cats in winter? Can they even survive in extreme weather conditions? What can you do to help? There are two basic needs you can help provide. One is a snug shelter where they can get … Read more How To Care For Feral Cats In Winter