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.
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.
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.
Catnip is an herb, scientifically called Nepeta Cataria, which is part of the mint family. It drives some cats absolutely crazy–but why? And why do some cats seem to not care about catnip at all?
Cats are unique creatures in so many ways! Did you know that your cat’s taste buds are very different from your own? In fact, cats can be picky eaters because of just how differently they perceive taste. Here’s what you should know.
Of course, cats are not actually liquid–but if they are really solid, how do they move, contort, and manipulate their bodies in ways that seem so odd to us humans? Here’s how cats can fit into just about anything.
While the rest of us humans are dripping sweat and standing in front of window air conditioner units to stave off the summer heat, cats seem to have a cool head about it all. Cats may not pant like dogs or sweat like humans, but they do have some pretty interesting and clever ways of staying cool.
There are few things in this world that cats love more than food. Even feral cats who have no desire to interact with humans usually won’t turn down a free meal. For something to grab a kitty’s attention over filling their belly, it has to be pretty important.
If you want to have a multi-species household, pet friendliness may be something you’re looking for in a new cat. Some breeds are naturally more pet friendly than others. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of the most naturally pet-friendly cat breeds.
As unique as they are, cats also boast an exceptional set of characteristics that set them apart from every other species on the planet, including other domesticated animals. What makes them so special? Check out our top ten favorite feline facts to find out!
Do you know who the world’s biggest cat is according to the official record keepers at the Guinness Book of World Records? Let’s dig into the record holders for world’s biggest cat before giving you some advice on adopting your own larger-than-life feline.
Cats have a weird love-hate relationship with water. Many cats can’t stand water, but there are a few exceptions. Some cat breeds even LOVE to swim! But what’s stranger is how cats have evolved to interact with water. Check out these cat facts about cats and water!
Cat ears are responsible for a lot more than inspiring a trend of adorable headbands for humans. Your cat’s ears are incredible body parts that not only detect sound, but control balance, communicate mood, and even help hunt prey.
There is a common misconception that every human year equals seven cat years. This is not how you accurately measure out cat years, which isn’t an exact number. Here’s what you should know about cat years and how long cats tend to live.
Even indoor cats might get outside on accident from time to time. It’s important to be aware of the dangers your kitty could face, even if you don’t intend to let them roam. Here’s a list of the ten creatures most likely to attack pet cats.
If you have ever donated blood or needed surgery, you are more than familiar with your blood type. But what about your cat’s blood type? Knowing your cat’s blood type can be vital in times of emergency. Here is everything you need to know about the different cat blood types.
We’ve all heard about how cats LOVE catnip. They’ll drool, run around happily, and sometimes just space out with joy when they get their paws on the stuff. But did you know there are other plants that might have the same effect on your cat?
There are so many cat breeds out there! Some are large, some are small, and some live a very long time. Here’s your daily dose of cat facts about breeds who are the largest, smallest, fastest, and more!
Some cats just don’t like when you pick them up or hold them in your arms, even if it’s just for some loving snuggles. Here are a few reasons your cat might not enjoy being picked up or held.
Scientists have found that different genetic combinations can affect the color, pattern, and length of a cat’s fur. Sometimes these combinations seem surprising. But what does that mean for orange cats? Are all orange cats male?
I’m in dating someone who is very, very allergic to cats. At first he tried to play it off and simply pop an antihistamine, but it wasn’t cutting it. Here are a few precautions I’ve been taking to insure that both Pookie and my boyfriend are comfortable in my apartment.