Read Interesting Manx Cat Facts

Are you acquainted with the tailless Manx cat? Here are some Manx cat facts you might find interesting. The Manx cat got its name because many of the early ones were to be found on the Isle of Man. The breed is an ancient one, descendants of the African wild cat (F. silvestris lybica). Even…


LETTERS TO LUCINDA: Cat Behavior Solutions

Hello, two-legged readers. It’s Lucinda, the literate cat, but with something a bit different this time. First of all, my book reviews have gone over very well, so my CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) has decided to make me a permanent member of her staff. Today I will be starting a brand new venture. Members of…


Here Are Signs Of Cat And Human Bonding

There are many ways our cat shows us his love. Unless we understand how the cat communicates, we may not realize that we are receiving love demonstrations. Can you recognize the signs of cat and human bonding? In an article from www.theguardian.com, comes this list of ways in which your cat demonstrates his love. Have…


Do You Know the Purpose of Cats’ Whiskers?

Your cat’s whiskers are highly tactile hairs. These grow in a pattern and can be found above the cat’s eyes and on its muzzle. Whisker hairs also grow elsewhere on the cat’s body, such as his ears, jaw, and forelegs. These sensory tools help the cat in many ways. For example, they can help him…


Tips For Traveling With A Cat

Cats are homebodies, for the most part. They do not like to leave their territory, which includes their home and their daily routine. If you must travel with your cat, here are some tips that could make traveling with them easier. Get Them Used To The Idea First of all, take them on short trips…


Do You Know If Your Cat Is Ill?

Cats tend to hide illnesses. In fact, they even hide themselves when they don’t feel well. It will be up to you to determine if the cat needs to be examined by the vet. Is He Acting Differently? From his behavior you can gain some clues as to what is wrong. The most common sign…


For A Refreshing Change Of Pace Try Cat Coloring Books

There are days when I need to be totally distracted from the happenings of the world around me. Sometimes, the best way for me to free myself from the tensions of the moment is to do something that is a complete change; something fun and relaxing, and mentally absorbing. I get out my cat coloring books….


How To Put Your Cat On A Diet

The overweight cat is becoming a problem, as overweight and obese cats now outnumber cats of normal weight. Because of these extra pounds, the cat can be predisposed to diabetes, hepatic lipidosis (fatty liver disease,) and arthritis. In 2011, a study by APOP (Association for pet obesity prevention) found over 50% of cats to be…


Lucinda Writes About Ugly Animals in Africa

Hello, all — Lucinda here, with a new book review. This time I am reviewing a book recommended by a member of my fan club. It is quite a book. It’s called The Ugly Five, written by Julia Donaldson, and is about the five ugliest animals in Africa. I wonder if this person suggested this…


Can You Interpret the Meaning of Your Cat’s Wagging Tail?

Do you understand what is being communicated by your cat’s wagging tail? It could be a very subtle message. Dogs are fairly straightforward with tail messages. Cats are far more subtle. Their tail-wagging can have nuances of meaning. The Swishing Tail The direction and the speed of the tail swish conveys their feelings. If the…


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