10 Ways to Find a Lost Cat

When discussing whether or not to keep a cat exclusively indoors versus letting a cat roam freely, people usually find themselves firmly divided on the issue. Those that keep their cats indoors believe that is the best way to protect their cats, especially if surrounded by a hostile environment. However, those that believe in letting […]

Why You Should Have a Cat During COVID-19

Reasons you should have a cat during lock down

In these times of quarantines and social distancing, it might be hard to be alone. One way to alleviate these feelings of loneliness is to take advantage of the companionship of a cat. Research shows that emotional hardship, anxiety and depression can be reduced if you own a pet. Pet owners are emotionally better off […]

The Cat Lover’s Bucket List – 16 Places Every Cat Lover Should Visit

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If you like to travel and you’re a cat lover, be sure to visit these great tourist destinations. People love cats all over the world, and you won’t have any problem finding catcentric places to visit on almost every continent. Check out our Cat Lover’s Bucket List that follows:   BELGIUM Ypres Cat Festival The […]

Get a Cat, Get Lucky!

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Not all beliefs about cats are bad. Folklore also presents us with a lot of good stories of cats. Many may be familiar with all the scary superstitions about cats such as the unfounded fear of black cats; however, the beliefs that cats are actually lucky charms need to be mentioned.  If you don’t have […]

Should You Build Your Cat a Catio?

Cat patios or ‘catios’ are sometimes a needed outlet for indoor cats.  Feline owners can allow their cats outdoors while keeping them safe.  Easily constructed by a competent carpenter, these ‘catios’ are sometimes quite elaborate and feature perches, ramps, climbing posts and napping areas. Some cost upwards of $1,000.00, but owners are willing to pay […]

Dirt the Railway Cat

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Dirt the Railway Cat is the mascot of the East Ely, Nevada Northern Railway Museum which houses original trains from the early 1900’s.   Dirt, from his name, is a dirty cat, seemingly covered in coal from the trains in the museum. He is actually a ginger and white cat, but his fur has turned […]

Pikachu the Cat’s Ashes to Orbit Earth in Fitting Memorial

Pikachu Memorial in Space

After Pikachu an orange tabby passed away from feline diabetes, his owner vowed to memorialize him in the best way possible by sending his ashes into space. So Pikachu the cat’s ashes will orbit earth in a most fitting memorial.  Steve Munt from Oregon says that Pikachu was a typical cat in that he was […]

Therapy Cats

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Cat lovers have known for a long time that their feline companions offer love and affection and are often able to heal depression and other illnesses. This is becoming more and more well known as therapy cats are enlisted to help children and adults overcome difficulties. Therapy cats regularly visit retirement homes, hospices and other […]

Happy Birthday CC the First Cloned Cat!

CC or Copy Cat was the first cat to be cloned 18 years ago. Born on December 22, 2001, CC, a brown and white tabby, has defied the usual science that predicts that clones die young. CC was cloned at Texas A&M University, and was adopted shortly thereafter by Shirley Kraemer. CC’s surrogate mother was […]

Purrfectly Fascinating Cat Facts

Just for fun here are some interesting and purrfectly fascinating cat facts that you may not have been aware of about your kitty. Enjoy!   Cats are crepuscular, not nocturnal. Cats are most active at dawn and dusk, thus they are crepuscular, not nocturnal. This is their hunting time, and a great time to play […]