Category: Cat College

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…


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…


Learn All About Maine Coon Cats

This post furnishes information that is all about Maine Coon cats. One of the oldest natural North American breeds, the Maine Coon, or Maine Cat, is believed to be a native of Maine. This beautiful cat is most likely the closest breed to the Norwegian Forest Cat. What Were the Origins of Maine Coon Cats?…


How Do Cats Communicate?

Have you ever wondered, without speech, how do cats communicate? Though they don’t talk, they do seem to be able to make their wishes known to others of their kind. After Lucinda’s column on cat philosophy a few days ago, I started thinking about the ways cats get their ideas across. What I realized was…


LETTERS TO LUCINDA 4: Cat Behavior Solutions

Hello, two-leggeds. Lucinda the literate cat is here, with another edition of cat behavior solutions. This week I will tackle the problem of inappropriate bathroom issues. Why do some cats refuse to use their litter box? What are the reasons for this behavior? Our first letter comes from a Mrs. Dempsey, who has asked for…


Would You Like To Learn About Javanese Cats?

Javanese cats, like their Balinese relatives, are playful, devoted, and very talkative. They will let you know their cat thoughts on life, love, and their dinner bowl. All these breeds that are Siamese relatives seem to have that quality — they tell you whatever is on their cat mind, and expect you to understand. Though…


How To Leash Train A Cat

If your inside cat is pining to go out and you are afraid for him because of the dangers, why not leash train him? If you teach him to accept a harness and a leash, you can take him out for walks, allowing him to be outside and safe. However, it is not always easy…


Tell Us Your Cat Cafe Experience

There are no cat cafes in Alaska that I know of, so I have not had a cat cafe experience to talk about. If you have visited one of these establishments, please leave some comments at the end of this article. I really want to read about some first-hand visits, so I’ll have a better…


What Is The Cost Of Having A Cat?

Have you looked into the cost of having a cat? If you want to be a responsible cat owner, you must realize that there are expenses involved. If you would have trouble meeting these obligations, it might be better if you did not get a cat. On a tight budget you may need to be…


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