Cats are experts at masking their pain. Of all domesticated animals, they have retained their natural origins the most. This is why, though protected by our civilized world, they have kept the slick skill of not showing their weakness—a thing crucial for survival in the wild, which causes continuous trouble for cat owners who wish only the best for their pets
Not all cats like boxes. In fact, only two of our three cats like boxes; the third one is ecstatic about them! He would sit in a box of any size. In addition to large boxes, he also dives into the smallest boxes he can squeeze a few parts of his body into, or he may sit “inside” a box cover with sides only a couple inches tall. But what is about boxes that draws cats to them? Let’s find out.
When we choose food for our pets, we want to believe we are getting the best we can afford. Unfortunately, advertising and product design can easily distort our view. It is not always the case that the most popular pet food is also the best food, because being superb at marketing is not the same thing as being good at making food.
Is your cat snatching kibbles out of your dog’s food bowl? You are not alone. Stealing is a common behavior problem reported by cat owners, and, if your dog happens to be a lazy “I don’t give a bark” guard, then nothing is there to stop your cat from grabbing some extra bites at the expense of your pooch.
Training your cat to lie down isn’t hard if you know how to do it properly. True, it comes easier for dogs, but this does not mean training a cat must be difficult.
Do cats dream? Most pet parents will swear that their cats definitely do. They have seen their pets’ paws twitching while they sleep, so what else could it be if not a dream?
Even though some animals can go with extremely little sleep, all known species on the planet (including plants) need it. Among all pets, cats are known for being very sleepy. And indeed they are.
Have you noticed blood in your cat’s feces? It can take several forms, such as a spot of bright blood or patches of blood throughout the feces, bloody diarrhea, or dark, tarry feces.
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?