Do Cats Protect Their Owners?

I’ve seen several Quora questions lately on this topic: Do cats protect their owners? This subject provided interesting research, and as it turns out, there are many stories of the cat doing just that. Cats are territorial, and do not like any uninvited intruders. Their territory includes not just the property, but the house and…


Can Feral Cats Be Domesticated?

Greetings from Lucinda the literate cat. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) has asked me to write something a bit different. Since I am a cat, she feels I can give the best answer to the question, “can feral cats be domesticated?” She wants me to describe the process as if I were the one being…


Why Do People Love Cats?

I answer a lot of questions on Quora. One I’ve seen lately is “Why do people love cats?” Instead of answering on Quora, I have written this post, which will tell you why I love cats. Well, first of all, they are cute and attractive animals. Their pointy ears and floating tail; their soft fur…


Witches And Halloween: It’s A Natural

Greetings, readers!  Lucinda the literate cat here.  My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) informed me that we should have done this particular review last week, since it is a Halloween story, and today is October 31.  It’s about witches and Halloween, so it definitely fits the day. Well, as you two-leggeds say, “Better late than never.” …


Why Did Egyptians Worship Cats?

Greetings, all. It’s Lucinda the literate cat. I’ve received a question from a reader. After we published “Cat Behavior Solutions #8,” Abigail Calkin asked, “Why did Egyptians worship cats?” She said, “Surely it wasn’t just because they killed vermin destroying the food supply. There must have been some other reason.” So I researched. Let me…


LETTERS TO LUCINDA 8: Cat Behavior Solutions

Welcome, my friends, to another edition of Cat Behavior Solutions from Lucinda, the literate cat. This edition is number eight. How time flies! Our question for this column comes from a Mr. Jack DeWitt, who writes: “Lucinda, I have a burning question about my cat, and someone suggested I ask you. Why will my cat…


Suggestions For Dealing With Cat Allergies

Do you love your cat but are plagued by an allergic reaction to him? Dealing with cat allergies can be a very hard thing, when you love your animal and don’t want to give him up. Though you can’t get rid of the allergy, you can minimize the negative effect of the cat’s presence. First…


How To Teach Your Cat Tricks

Have you figured out how to teach your cat tricks? You can teach them, you know. It requires time and patience. If you’d like to learn how to train them, read on. As you may be aware, there is an ongoing debate about whether a cat can be trained to perform. Consider this: Big cats,…


Learn About Havana Brown Cats

The Havana Brown is a breed that is recognized by the cat fancies of Britain and North America. It is a distinctive cat with a rich brown coat and an amiable personality. The breed has slightly different credentials, depending on which side of the ocean it was bred on. In the 1950s, breeders in Britain…


Cat Survives A Robinson Crusoe Adventure

Hello, readers, from Lucinda the literate cat. I just read a story I really liked. It was called, “How a Cat Played Robinson Crusoe,” by Charles G. D. Roberts. Fortunately, in this story, the cat survives a Robinson Crusoe adventure. I liked this story because it showed how a cat can survive a bad situation…