What Kind of Tabby Cat Do You Have?

spotted tabby cat at The Great Cat Store

To the non-cat aficionado all cats may look the same. But to those with more affinity towards cats and a keen eye for detail, tabby cats have five different coat patterns. Even though their coat patterns vary, all tabbies have the distinctive ‘M’ on their foreheads. Throughout history this has been attributed as a symbol […]

15 Most Popular Cat Breeds

Russian Blue Cat at The Great Cat Store

The 15 most popular cat breeds may be surprising to some, but not all. This survey conducted on social media asked people to vote for their favorite breed. Perhaps not the most reliable indicator of favorites, this survey still gives us an idea of what cats people really like. NUMBER 1 – BENGAL   NUMBER 2 […]

Lexi’s Amazing Adventure

Lexi

Lexi’s amazing adventure started when she went missing from the McMillan family camping trip in the Thielsen Forest near Diamond Lake, Oregon last August. Lexi escaped from their camper while her owners were distracted trying to navigate their tailer out of a campsite. After the family had travelled a few miles down the road, they […]

New App Allows you to Communicate with your Cat

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Javier Sanchez, a former Amazon engineer, has developed an app that allows you to translate your cat’s meow into words. A prototype of the app, MeowTalk, is now available on Apple.     Sanchez and his team concluded that cats have about nine basic reasons for meowing at you, such as I’m hungry, I’m in […]

KLM Refuses to Fly Pets Through Schiphol Airport until March 27, 2021

KLM pet travel

  KLM is making pet owners’ lives more difficult across the world. KLM has been very quiet about its new policy of refusing to book animals as excess baggage (in the hold) on flights that transit through Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. Oddly enough, if you fly to Amsterdam and then get off the flight and spend […]

How Cats Communicate with US

how cats communicate with us

If there has ever been any doubt in your mind that cats are able to communicate with us and we with them, then you will be interested to know that there have actually been studies to confirm that this is true. A new study on how cats communicate with us has been done.  Recently psychologists […]

What Type of Cat Owner are You?

A recent study by the University of Exeter, UK has found that there are 5 types of cat owners. The study “Cats, Cat Owners and Wildlife” focuses on cat owners’ attitudes to their cats roaming and hunting. The study included 56 cat owners, some from rural parts of the UK (mostly in south-west England) and […]

Why You’re a Cat Person

As everyone probably knows by now, cat people are different from dog people. The eternal question which is still being asked today is what makes cat and dog people different. Here are six personality traits that will prove why you’re a cat person.   By now you know very well whether you are a dog […]

Canterbury Cathedral Cat Delivers Joy to Parishioners

Canterbury Cathedral, like most places, has been affected by the lockdown, which means that the cathedral is closed to worshippers during the corona virus pandemic. Hence services have been moved to online live streaming. The Dean, Dr. Robert Willis, while delivering his live streaming sermons has been visited at least twice by mischievous cathedral cats. […]

Devout Church Cat Greets Parishioners for Twenty Years

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Devout church cat Jerry has been greeting parishioners and attending services at St. Mary’s Church, Langham, UK for almost 20 years. In appreciation of his so doing, the church has granted Jerry the honorary title of “Church Cat”. Church warden Stephen Garner said that Jerry “…must be near to 20-years-old and was only about two […]