The Maine Coon is the largest species of housecat. They average over three feet long, like a medium-sized dog. Their nickname is “gentle giant,” as they are very large yet immensely sweet. Maine Coons have similar personalities and behavior to dogs. They are sociable and get along well with other people and animals. Besides their
“Kneading” is the act of massaging or squeezing one’s hands against something. Kneading is very common yet unexplained behavior in cats. Often, cats will knead a person or soft object such as blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal. They tend to knead when they’re feeling relaxed, sleepy, and content. While kneading, cats will purr, sometimes drool,
What’s up with “the black cat,” and why is it considered an icon of superstition? Many equate black cats as a signal of bad luck. They say: don’t let it cross your path, don’t touch one, don’t even look at one. Some say one single black cat is dangerous while a duo or pack of
I’m in NY this weekend at my parents’ house, and I brought Venus! We are headed to NYC this evening to see Jerry Seinfeld standup. Her and Norman will have the house to themselves tonight. I let Venus free roam around the backyard for a little bit since she doesn’t get much outdoor time lately.
Think what you want about cat ladies, but you can’t deny that we have the best sense of style. Cat lady fashion is a type of cuteness exclusive to those who adore the felines and are proud to show it. Cats are the ultimate source of high fashion… where do you think the term “catwalk”
Part of your pet’s health includes entertainment through physical activity and mental stimulation. Boredom leads to depression, disruptive behavior, and a slower metabolism. Just as important as it is to make sure your cat has food and water, it’s also necessary to make sure your cat has play. Cats are very intelligent creatures, which means
Before adopting a cat, it’s important to know if you’d rather have a male or female kitty companion. There are some differences to consider… Male Cat: Males will always be larger in size. More muscular. Tend to roam more and wander further (especially if outdoor cat). Will bond better with females. Typically friendlier and more
The “munchkin cat” is a cat with short and stubby legs. This is due to a genetic mutation called achondroplasia. They are a relatively new breed of cat, having first been documented in the 1940s. Munchkins are typically extroverted, highly social, and super playful. They do not seem to suffer from any more health problems