So your pregnant furry baby has given birth to babies of her own. All the little kittens are so cute and fuzzy just like mama cat – but there’s one thought at the back of your mind. As much as you want to, you can’t take in all of these kittens yourself so you start to consider giving them away. The question now is how are you going to do that without hurting mama cat? Will she be sad when you take her babies away?
While all cats are perfect and deserving of love, they can have very distinct traits, temperaments and personalities that differentiate them from each other. This matters when choosing which cat is a more fitting addition to your lifestyle, needs and wants. Some cats are indeed more affectionate than others. However, is there a perk when it comes to being a female in terms of scoring more affection points from cats? Studies say yes… probably.
Sometimes, you get lucky and you get a clingy cat who welcomes being carried around. Other times, not so much. There are a few reasons why your cat may not like being held – all of which we will explore in this article. There are also ways for you to be able to successfully train your cat to enjoy being held, so read on.
If a human were to suddenly turn their back at you mid-conversation, it would be a bit rude, wouldn’t it? But cats do it all the time. It’s no wonder they often get described as being aloof. One minute you’re having a good-old cuddle session, next thing you know, they get up without prompt, and walk away with their backs turned towards your sad, confused face – even more, they’ll even raise their tails, as if to present you with their behind. Should you be insulted, or worried that your cat does not like you after all? Absolutely not.
We all remember those viral videos from a few years ago about cats being spooked by cucumbers and bananas. If you haven’t seen those videos in a while, as a refresher, these were the videos where the cats were preoccupied, and then someone sneakily puts cucumber behind them. When the cats notice, they shoot up the air in fear. Why in the world do cats have such a huge reaction over cucumbers and bananas? That’s because cats are afraid of thing sneaking up on them.
When all candles be out, all cats be grey.John Heywood
I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.Hippolyte Taine
Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.Anonymous
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and catsAlbert Schweitzer
Cats are connoisseurs of comfortJames Herriot
You know that feeling when you’re chilling and cuddling with your cat one afternoon. You two are having a wonderful time, then suddenly, they roll over and presents their belly to you as if asking for a belly rub? You know what the legends say – a cat’s belly feels like heaven, and you know it does. So, you reach over to try and pet it. You’ve fallen into their trap. Your hands are now scratched and bitten. It’s honestly very confusing and painful – physically and emotionally.
Cats love being scratched under their chin, but it makes you wonder why? What is with this specific spot that makes it so satisfying to be touched or scratched? There are many reasons as to why, including the fact that their chin area is a hard to reach place when they groom themselves and they can’t reach it themselves. To know more about it, read on below!
We all have shared a blissful moment with our feline friend, where they nap on our lap and we’re pampering them on the couch. Then we suddenly feel and hear them vibrate, a sweet harmonious hum, music to our ears. It makes you wonder why your cat is making that sound? You’d be surprised to know that there are tons of reasons as to why a cat vibrates, read on below to know more about it.
Meows, hisses, or purrs! Since they can’t sing the ABCs or say “mama” they’ve found their way of expressing how they feel toward us. Cat’s make the effort to communicate with us through sound and body language. If your cat sounds like a motor this could either mean they’re happy, frightened, threatened, or stressed. To know the difference, it’s important to look at what the circumstances are or what the situation your kitty is in. For more information, continue to read on as we explore the different meanings behind a purr.
As a pet owner, it’s always concerning when you see your beloved furry companion vomit or even show symptoms of pain and gagging. There are plenty of reasons for this and the next best course of action would be to avoid feeding them while waiting for a couple of hours to give time for the irritation to subside.
It is advisable as owners of a pet cat to look on the ingredients of the canned goods we feed them, i.e. if the fish came from fresh spring water or if majority of the ingredients are food artificial. While these foods can be enjoyed as a sweet treat for them, your top priority must be life sustaining for you beloved cat pets. Fishes that comes from fresh water bodies ensures our cat’s capacity to grow energetic and more alert. Unhealthy foods causes sickness for your pets and some of these sicknesses comes from the food you feed them. This is why preventive measures are done from the food intake of any kind of animal.
“Everyone is wondering the same thing. Is it just them being curious or being clingy? Turns out there are several reasons why they act as a human tail and follow us even when we are doing our own private stuff. Learn about this feline behavior that some pet owners find annoying while some find as cute.”
When shopping for cat food, cat parents come across various options when it comes to poultry and meat and feeding cats’ real food is better than giving them chicken by-products in a can which is the case for most cat food. The best options of meat to feed cats include Beef, Duck, Chicken, and Turkey. But out of the types of meat, which do cats prefer? Chicken or turkey? In this article, we’ll discuss the difference chicken and turkey may make in a cat’s health.
The pain of losing a beloved pet is traumatizing and gut-wrenching. Especially those pets that died or got sick and passed away because of reasons that can be prevented, such as picking the wrong type of food to feed their cats, this may seem harmless but owners would be surprised how vital choosing the right cat food is to feed their furry friends. In this article, we’ll be discussing the top 20 worst cat foods that can potentially harm kittens and adult cats alike.
Feeding your cat the right amount of food is essential to keep your furry companion happy and healthy. There are a variety of factors that go into how much is the right amount including, age, size, feeding time, metabolism, exercise, and even the environment around you. To learn more about it, here are the answers to some of the most common questions related to feeding your cat.
Cats are opportunistic feeders, they eat whatever their paws can grab, but cats seem to be more in favor of our fish friends, especially the tuna. But why do cats love tuna so much? The reason many cats respond favorably to the fish is unknown. Though fish is a good source of protein for cats, tuna and many fish can be bad for kitties. One reason for that is because of the cat’s genetics. Fish produces a ton of by-products in the cat’s blood, which must be filtered by their kidney and liver which stresses these two vital organs. So, what can owners do to satisfy their kitty’s cravings?