Cats, as we cat-lovers know all too well, are mortal, with but one all-too-short life to live. People in medieval times thought cats were evil or mystical, and thus attributed special powers to them, like extra lives. But why do we say that cats have nine lives today, hundreds of years later, when we know better?
The Scottish Fold is cuteness incarnate. Even celebrities like Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift can't refuse their charms. But there are some who say the Scottish Fold, one of the most popular cat breeds in the world, shouldn't be bred at all. Read to learn more about this unusual cat and the controversy that goes along with it.
On the long list of odd cat behaviors, the kneading of the paws, sometimes called “making biscuits,” has got to be somewhere near the top. There are lots of theories about why cats engage in this unusual behavior. Are any of them true?
Cats are weird. They chew on plastic and sometimes they eat it. If you’re reading this and you have a cat, you probably already know that. But do you know why cats chew plastic? Read this blog post to find out more, including why plastic chewing is so dangerous and what you can do about cats who can't get enough of it.
There is nothing more momentous than the beginning of a new relationship with another living thing. Are you bringing home a new kitten soon? Read this post if you want to learn how to do it exactly right.
Bringing home a new kitten. Were five more delightful words ever strung together in the English language than those? If you’re reading this post, you’re probably planning to add a new kitten to your life. Follow these tips to get ready for the new arrival!
Did you know that cats reserve meowing for humans? It's their special way of communicating with the people in their lives. Learn all about when and why cats meow and what you should never do if your cat meows too much.
Cat food commercials hinge on the idea that cats are finicky eaters. But most of the cats in my life have enjoyed vigorous appetites. They’ve always been curious about the foods I’m eating and sometimes want to try a bite, too. But is it safe to give your cat a bite of human food?
All cats vomit, right? It's just part of cat ownership. Or is it?
Vomiting is actually not a normal behavior for cats. Read to find out more about what causes vomiting in cats and what you should do about it.