Today’s modern world is going gaga for cats. It’s near enough impossible to scroll through your Facebook feed without – BAM! – seeing yet another fluffy ball of wonder, doing something extraordinarily cute, or superfluously silly for your curious eyes. You might even be one of those lucky folks who receives daily cat-dates from your […]
Wherever you travel you will always find cats and usually plenty of them. The domesticated cat has proved incredibly successful at colonising the planet but where were cats first domesticated and how did they achieve global domination?
My lovely cat Sammy had been a wonderful companion for many years. I had found him at Battersea Cats and Dogs home when he was approximately 2 years old. But when he reached the grand old age of 17, he began acting strangely and didn’t seem like the old Sam.
Cats often get a bad rap. Blighted with a reputation for being snooty and aloof, our feline friends are generally considered to tolerate rather than appreciate human company. But new research suggests that cats might actually quite like people after all.
The History of the Domestic Cat The house cat boasts a reputation for independence and aloofness which belies the notion that it is actually domesticated at all. It is often suggested that nobody really owns a cat and someone once said that “A dog is a man’s best friend. A cat is a cat’s best […]
Why Do We Love Our Disgusting Pets? I have never owned a dog but I always enjoyed looking after my friend’s pooch Charlie. I found it faintly odd that I relished our walks in the park. Why would I want to pick up the poop of someone else’s dog? Especially when the lack of bins […]
The Cat Lady The stereotypical cat lady is an elderly spinster who is mad as box of frogs. They live alone, save for their many cats, and are constantly expanding their feline family. Shunned by society and often scorned, your typical cat lady is, frankly, a sandwich short of the proverbial picnic. So you can […]
How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Home Cats are often described as being solitary and territorial animals which do not get along with other cats. But the truth is that cats which grow up together almost always develop a good relationship and it is also possible to successfully introduce a new cat to […]
We all love our cats, but sometimes that love can go a bit too far. It’s hard not to pamper your cat and give them plenty of privileges. Cats are loving companions who have a big impact on our lives, so it’s only fair that we treat them as one of our own.