Do you feed or offer shelter to stray cats in your area? Have you wondered how to care for feral cats in winter? Can they even survive in extreme weather conditions? What can you do to help? There are two basic needs you can help provide. One is a snug shelter where they can get … Read more How To Care For Feral Cats In Winter
Hello, readers. It’s Lucinda the literate cat, with number nine of my cat behavior solutions columns. This one answers a question submitted by a member of my fan club, a Mr. KC from Jacksonville, FL. Here’s his question: I would be interested in getting a cat’s point of view on TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return.) We certainly need … Read more LETTERS TO LUCINDA #9: Cat Behavior Solutions
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 … Read more Can Feral Cats Be Domesticated?
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 … Read more Why Did Egyptians Worship Cats?
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 … Read more LETTERS TO LUCINDA 8: Cat Behavior Solutions
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 … Read more Suggestions For Dealing With Cat Allergies
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, … Read more How To Teach Your Cat Tricks
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 … Read more Learn About Havana Brown Cats
Greetings, two-legged readers. Lucinda the literate cat is here with the seventh edition of “Letters to Lucinda: Cat Behavior Solutions.” In this column we will discuss the issue of bird catching. I received a letter from a Mrs. Jacobs, who wrote the following: Dear Lucinda, Why does my cat have to hunt and kill birds? … Read more LETTERS TO LUCINDA: Cat Behavior Solutions #7
Welcome, two-legged readers. It’s Lucinda the literate cat, inviting you to my latest review. This time it is another chapter of the book, The Mythology of Cats. The chapter is titled The Caretaker Cat, and points out some excellent traits that can be found in your favorite feline. The book mentions that there are many … Read more Read About The Mythology Of Cats