Odd cat behavior explained (maybe)

https://iheartcats.com/mystery-decoded-9-odd-cat-behaviors-explained/ by Kelli Brinegar Oh, the strangeness of cats! Just when cat parents think they’ve figured their out their kitty, then arises an odd cat behavior that leaves you scratching your head. And when it comes to cats, there’s a lot of strange in the things they do. Believe it or not, all these weird antics … Continue reading Odd cat behavior explained (maybe)

Will cats respond to the illusion of a box? If so, why?

I find cats to endlessly fascinating as well as comforting. This is just one example. Why do cats sit in a taped square or circle? MARY JO DILONARDOMay 18, 2020, 1:12 p.m. Cats are quirky. There's no question about it. We know they like to hide in boxes and knock things over. They are persnickety about … Continue reading Will cats respond to the illusion of a box? If so, why?

Pets and their humans

Pets and the Humans Who Loved Them From prehistoric times to the age of Covid-19, people have looked to animals for companionship. John Steinbeck with his dog Charley.PHOTO: BETTMANN ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES By Amanda Foreman May 7, 2020 5:51 pm ET Americans have been adopting pets at a record pace since the pandemic began. It’s as if the crisis … Continue reading Pets and their humans

How worried should I be about my cat or dog and COVID-19?

Whenever I read a comparative article like this I ponder the different responsibilities between cat and dog ownership. Short of a run-in with a skunk, I've never bathed my indoor cats, nor do they go to groomers for their fur or nails, and I don't need to hire people to walk them. But dogs offer … Continue reading How worried should I be about my cat or dog and COVID-19?

Dog breeder hired for White House coronavirus task force

It shouldn't be a partisan question about whether or not President Trump should hire the most capable and experienced people to participate in planning how the coronavirus should be fought and how this nation is to emerge better than it was before. It would be nice however if there was more than our trusted friend, … Continue reading Dog breeder hired for White House coronavirus task force

How much risk do cats have of getting the virus or giving it?

This is one of two very similar articles that I'm posting because the issue has been raised by so many people I know. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals//2020/04/how-to-protect-your-pets-coronavirus/? An expert tells us how at-risk our cats are of getting sick Posted: Thursday April 23 2020, 6:12pm Lions and tigers and COVID, oh my! This month, five tigers and three African lions … Continue reading How much risk do cats have of getting the virus or giving it?

How much risk of your cats getting the virus or giving it to you?

Including two articles as I know this is a matter of deep concern for cat owners. They both say the same thing tho -- there's no risk to humans even if a domestic cat tests positive for coronavirus. ANIMALS CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE What you need to know about your cats and coronavirus Cases of cats acquiring … Continue reading How much risk of your cats getting the virus or giving it to you?

When a live cat or dog won’t do

Family Gives Their Dad With Dementia A Robotic Cat by Daniel Torres 541views Dementia is a word that describes the symptoms of an impairment in memory, communication, and also in thinking. People who have dementia aren’t able to control their emotions, and their behaviors can quickly change. This is not an easy condition to live … Continue reading When a live cat or dog won’t do

Delightfully cat-friendly homes in Japan (this is for real)

https://livejapan.com/en/in-kansai/in-pref-hyogo/in-kobe_sannomiya_kitano/article-a2000397/ HOMEKansaiHyogoKobe, Sannomiya, Kitano New cat-friendly homes in Japan come specially designed for felines New cat-friendly homes in Japan come specially designed for felines Date published: 14 February 2020 Save Features like built-in kitty litter boxes under the floor let furbabies truly rule the house you live in.Nobody loves cats quite as much as Japanese … Continue reading Delightfully cat-friendly homes in Japan (this is for real)

Things you may not know about kittens

But before I go there, did you know a group of cats is called a glaring. So suitable somehow. 15 Facts About Kittens That Might Surprise Even Long-Time Cat Lovers by Amber King 3 Comments I’m pretty sure it’s a scientific fact that no human being can resist a kitten. Those little toes! The big … Continue reading Things you may not know about kittens