You spot them near a restaurant dumpster. They are crouched down, silent, and unmoving. They watch you, wide-eyed, preparing to dart away into the night. What are they? Feral cats. What are the characteristics of feral cats? How do these cats survive outside? What problems do they cause? Can they be tamed? Can you adopt […]Continue reading
Cat really peeing you off?
I mean really?
It sucks when your cat doesn’t use the litter box, and if you’ve ever gone through it, you know how stressful and annoying it can be.Continue reading
One of the most common questions asked on the internet is: Are cats scared of cucumbers? (which is weird, isn’t it?) The idea that your cat could get scared by something as plain as a cucumber seems utterly ridiculous. And yet, many people out there claim that feline creatures indeed get frightened by this harmless vegetable. You […]Continue reading
As anyone who has ever been owned by a cat can tell you, cats sleep a lot. After all, the word “catnap” was created especially for them. Sometimes it seems cats sleep during the day to save up their energy to play with you when you get home from work. At other times, their natural […]Continue reading
Most of us associate purring with a happy feline. However, cats don’t only purr when they are content. But then what does it mean when your kitten or big kitty purrs? Let’s get to work exploring some of the reasons cats purr, including physiological reasons, mental/emotional reasons, and evolutionary reasons. Purrers vs. Roarers Before we […]Continue reading
If there is something cats love more than anything else, it’s sleeping. A full-grown feline can sleep between 12 and 16 hours a day. Young kittens aged six months or less can spend 20 hours per day asleep. Felines snooze their way through approximately two thirds of their lifetime! You may find your cat sleeping anywhere […]Continue reading
All felines on the planet love to sleep. In fact, they do it more often than any other species of domestic pet. Young kittens sleep through 20 hours of their entire 24 hour regime. Older kitties can snooze for up to 16 hours a day. But can they dream while doing so? Or are they […]Continue reading
Feline senses are significantly different from human senses. Cats see, smell, feel, taste, and hear things in a different manner than humans do. They have enviably enhanced senses. And this is where the crucial differences come from. As you can probably guess, your kitty appears to be quite fond of some noises, such as your […]Continue reading
Cats have various ways of communicating. They usually do it through meowing, hissing, chirping, yowling, and so forth. And while they may not be capable of speaking our language, they can still tell us many things even without using any actual sounds. How? It’s called body language. Kitties have a unique way of showing emotions […]Continue reading
Some cats are quite vocal and others, not so much. Felines of all breeds and ages produce a variety of sounds, including meowing, yowling, growling, purring, and so forth. They might not be able to communicate the way we, humans, do it, but they sure know how to speak. In terms of feline language, some […]Continue reading