Can Cats Be Trained Like Dogs?

There is an ongoing debate in the pet owners’ world over who is smarter, dogs or cats? Which one would you vote for? Before you decide, watch the video embedded in this post. Then answer this question: Can cats be trained like dogs? I would guess that dogs are much easier to train than cats…


LETTERS TO LUCINDA: Cat Behavior Solutions #7

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?…


Lucinda Reviews A Book About Fairy Tale Cats

Hello, readers! It’s Lucinda the literate cat here with a tale from one of my favorite collections. This book is full of stories about fairy tale cats. It’s called “Cats’ Tales, Feline Fairy Tales From Around The World,” by Eleonore Schmid. I will be reviewing a story from this book called “The Cat in the…


Does Your Cat Have A Unique Cat Habit?

Have you observed that cats, like people, each have their own individual personalities? They are all a little bit different, just like us. Each one seems to have some cat habit that is special to them. It is fun to notice the little quirks of behavior each one has that are theirs alone. Please, good…


Read About The Mythology Of Cats

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…


Cats And Yoga: The Latest Fitness Trend

If you have been visiting my website regularly, you will know that Lucinda and I just finished a review of The Dalai Lama’s Cat, a three-book series about HHC, His Holiness’s Cat. When surfing the web to find a new subject for a post, I came across some articles about cats and yoga: the latest…


Read About The Dalai Lama’s Cat

Hello, all — it’s your CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) with a new review, but this one will be a bit different. I will narrate and Lucinda the literate cat will comment from time to time. Read on, and enjoy. I am reporting on a series of three books written by David Michie. They are called,…


Meet The African Wildcat, A Domestic Cat Ancestor

I’m happy to introduce Felix silvestris lybica, the African Wildcat, and a domestic cat ancestor. This animal is a subspecies of F. silvestris, and became a distinct species about 131,000 years ago. Then, about 10,000 years ago, some of these African Wildcats were domesticated in the Middle East. These early domesticated cats became the ancestors…


Your CCL Shares Memories Of Cats

Hello, all — it’s your CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) here. I am giving Lucinda the literate cat a break for today, and will do my best to take her place. Today I am sharing memories of cats who have owned me in past years. When I first heard of blogging, my understanding was that you…


What Are The Benefits Of CBD Oil For Cats?

There is a great deal of talk these days about CBD oil.  A few months ago, I started using it on my cat.  I decided it would be good to tell you of the experience that the cat  had. In the process of telling the story, I will attempt to answer the question, what are…