Dwarf cats, commonly referred to as munchkin cats, are nothing short of adorable on paper. Unfortunately, those looks come at a price. They’re the result of genetic deformities, and breeders cash in on the kittens’ cuteness. Here’s what you should know.
I know it’s hard to think of a time before the internet, but there was. And it may surprise some youngsters to know that cats were just as pervasive in pop culture way back then as they are now. Here are some of the greatest older–and newer–cat songs of all time.
The last week in September is known as Adopt A Less Adoptable Pet Week. Cats who we sometimes deem less adoptable are, in reality, loving, sweet, adorable kitties who make wonderful pets. You can help less adoptable cats in your community 365 days a year.
You may have heard the term “Schrödinger’s Cat” referred to in party conversation or vaguely recall it from high school physics class. It’s a thought experiment, and it’s as famous as it is vexing. But what does it mean? Here’s what you need to know.
If you’ve come looking for facts about totally terrific tortoiseshell cats, you’re in the right place! Torties are sweet, lovable felines with a feisty side that’s sure to keep you on your toes. Here are a few facts you may not know about tortoiseshell cats with torti-tude.
The tabby cat is one of the most popular types of cats in America. But just because they’re common doesn’t mean they’re boring. In fact, there are plenty of fascinating facts about tabby cats that you probably don’t know, even if your own kitty is a terrific tabby.
While most cats may appear stoic and independent in nature, the sudden disappearance of you or your kids during ‘back to school’ time can cause a lot of stress. Here’s how to make the transition back to the grind of the school year for your cat as easy and calm as possible.
According to the Humane Society, only one in about three thousand calico cats is male. But why are male calicoes so rare? I did some investigating to find out why calico cats are almost always female.
We all know the benefits of getting a massage as humans. It can be incredibly relaxing and can help lower blood pressure, improve circulation, soothe sore joints, and more. Turns out, these benefits of massage aren’t exclusive to humans; they are amazing for cats, too!
There’s a term, “high rise syndrome,” specifically coined for when cats fall out of windows in tall buildings. Its especially prevalent in summer months when people keep windows open to let fresh air in. So how do you go about keeping your cat safe? Here are some tips.
Even if your cat is a strictly indoor cat, a well-timed escape and slip into the pool can quickly become tragic. Or maybe you have an adventurous cat who loves to take a dip! Whatever the case, here are a few tips for keeping your cat safe when you have a swimming pool.
We humans tend to think that when one of our pets licks us, it’s the equivalent of a “kiss,” and it is a way to show love. While love and adoration may be one reason why your cat is licking you, here are several other reasons as to why you may be receiving sandpaper kisses.
Feeling tiny bits of litter sand between your toes whenever you’re barefoot in the home kind of comes with the cat owning package. Fortunately, there are ways you can help your messy kitty keep their litter in the box and not scattered all around it and your home.
Outdoor cats’ paws can suffer bad burns and can even have nerve damage from excessively hot pavement or other surfaces. Here’s how to keep your outdoor cat’s paws safe without cooping them up inside for the next few months.
Anything that falls under the umbrella of ribbon-like objects, such as string, yarn, twine, tinsel, shoelaces, and even rubber bands have caught many a curious cat’s eye during playtime. But should you let your cat play with ribbon? Is it even safe? Here’s what you need to know.
Although most cat diseases only affect other felines, there are diseases you can catch from your cat. While the risk of catching some of these ailments from your cat is low, it’s still helpful to know which illnesses can pass from your cat to you and how to prevent the spread of these diseases.
What is a person to do when their lonely cat would definitely benefit from some social interaction but is hellbent on being a rebel loner? Here are a few tips to help slowly but safely introduce your lonely cat to the idea of socialization and other boredom-busters.
Ten percent of the human population has pet allergies, and cat allergies are twice as common as dog allergies. If you’re one of those allergic individuals, you may be wondering you can actually die from a cat allergy. Here is everything you need to know.
August 22nd is National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! An American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) survey shows that nearly one in ten cat owners never take their cat to the vet, and 27 percent only do so when they believe their cats are sick. Schedule that appointment!
Cats purr, chirp, and occasionally, they make a weird sound that seemingly defies description. It is a mix between a yowl and a whine, but cat-like. It is a drawn-out moan that sounds melodramatic. This is called caterwauling.
Whether it’s your first night with someone or you are with a long-term partner, having your cat stare at you from the foot of the bed probably was not a part of either of your fantasies. Here’s how to keep your sex life intact with a feline spectator.