How old is an old cat? It’s a relative measure, but in general, most pet cats are considered seniors when they reach seven to nine years old. Since a well-cared-for house cat can live up to 20 years or more, a cat can spend more than half its lifetime in its golden years.
When you ask why cats have nine lives, it isn’t really a single question, but a series of them. Do cats indeed have nine lives? Why do people believe this? Why cats and not other animals? Why exactly nine lives?
Most cats have five digits on their front paws, which means they already have what it takes to give you a high five. Even though cats are not that all easy to train, we are sure you can teach your cat to give you a paw in just a few days. Here’s how to do it.
Since the early recognition that sound can influence human moods and health, people have wondered whether music therapy can be effective on pets, in particular on dogs and cats. Let’s find out.
Oh, this frustration, a cat jumps on a table and pushes a crystal ashtray on the floor. YouTube is filled with similar videos, and you have likely seen “live” version performed by your own furry ball of cuteness.
The largest motivation in animal training, no doubt, is food. Food rewards have achieved seemingly impossible results—teaching pigeons to play table tennis, crows to pick locks using tools, and cats to come when called. In this article, you are going to learn about the best treats to use for cat training and several tips to make it more successful.
Of all the domesticated animals, both farm and companion, cats are the ones who have changed the least. But this isn’t a coincidence. The fact that cats are so well adapted to a natural lifestyle and are so close to their wild cousins has a lot to do with when, where and why cats were domesticated.
Regardless of the reasons why you have decided that, instead of staying safely indoors, your cat will be allowed to roam outside, you might still be concerned about his or her wellbeing, health and safety. In this article you will learn eight things to keep in mind when letting a cat outside.
Do you take your cat to the veterinarian for well visits? Closely watching for changes in appetite or behavior is wise, and additional routine veterinary visits provide even more benefits for your pet—for as you might know, prevention is better than any treatment plan.
Most people know that pet cats are closely related to big cats, like lions and tigers. Most of us love this resemblance and view our pets as smaller versions of them. But how close cousins are they and do you know which animal is the closest wild relative to domestic cats?