You Might Not Know These 12 Domestic Cat Facts

Cats are so amazing, and if you are like me, you keep learning new and fascinating facts about them. Here are 12 domestic cat facts that might be new to you. First, did you know that many Egyptians worshiped the goddess Bast, who had a woman’s body and a cat’s head. Cats were revered in…


The Savannah Cat: Largest Domesticated Cat Breed

The Savannah is the largest domesticated cat. This cat originated from a cross between a domestic cat and a serval, a medium-sized, large-eared wild African cat. A male serval was crossbred with a Siamese to create the first member of this new breed. This unusual cross is actually a relatively new cat on the breeder’s…


Do You Know When Your Cat Is Sick?

Greetings, two-legged readers! Lucinda the literate cat, reporting for duty. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) has given me a writing assignment that is a little different from my ordinary jobs. She has given me an article to read by Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, and has asked me to give my views on the…


The Benefits Of Journaling For Stress Management

Journaling involves the practice of keeping a journal or diary in which to explore the thoughts and feelings associated with the events of your life. You can use several methods. Journaling for stress management or self-exploration works best when you do it consistently. However, even occasional journaling can give stress relief when you focus on…


Cat Writer’s Association, Post Number Five

Be prepared to be entertained by information about more Cat Writer’s Association members. Here are three more talented people for you to meet. It is such fun to write up these little sketches of some of you. I will be sending out another group of questionnaires soon, and hope to get enough response to do…


What Do You Know About Common Cat Allergies?

Statistics say that nearly 1/3 of Americans with allergies are allergic to cats and dogs. Common cat allergies affect twice as many people as dog allergies. Surprisingly, it is not the fur or hair that is the problem. Cat allergies are caused by proteins in the cat’s saliva, urine, and dander (dried flakes of skin.)…


Here Are More Super Cat Tales

Cats are often aware of that which is beyond our comprehension. Their instincts, their sense of smell, and how they attune to the natural world cause them to do some extraordinary deeds. Enjoy these two super cat tales and marvel at their antics and their understanding of the unseen. Duchess Read first about Duchess, the…


Do Cats Have Healing Powers?

What do you think?  Do cats have healing powers?  Here is a great story from someone who believes they do. My friends, I have a special treat for you.  This story comes from Dr. Jenna Foster, another member of Wealthy Affiliate, the company through which we build our websites.  Our community is very interactive, so…


Wild Cats vs. Domestic Cats: Are They Related?

All cats, from wild and savage hunters to the sweet pet curled up by your fire are related. No matter the size or markings, the rounded head and agile, light-footed body immediately mark the animal as a cat. Somewhere in the animal’s distant past, all cats evolved from a common prehistoric ancestor. Wild cats vs….


LETTERS TO LUCINDA 5: Cat Behavior Solutions

Hello, two-leggeds, and welcome to the newest “Cat Behavior Solutions” column from Lucinda, your literate cat. This week I have only one letter to address. It’s from a Mrs. Davis, who has a question about her senior cat. Dear Lucinda: I have a question about my senior cat. She is 15, and I have noticed…