Lori M Teller, Texas A&M University When one of my co-workers found out about a tiny, orphaned kitten that needed a home a few months ago, he didn’t hesitate to adopt it. He says his new companion helped make the months of COVID-19 isolation at home much less stressful.
Category Archives: Cat Behavior
Is your cat in pain? Its facial expression could hold a clue
Lauren Finka, Nottingham Trent University They say that eyes are windows to the soul. Indeed, research suggests this might also be true for our four-legged friends. Since the days of our most celebrated natural historian, Charles Darwin, humans have been interested in how animals communicate via their facial expressions, and how different species might express …
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There’s no privacy with Fatma the rescue cat
Fatma the rescue cat (1 year old) is disturbing my lovely son Nairo (5-year-old tabby) while he is using the toilet. There’s no privacy with her! A very funny video.
How to keep your indoor cat happy, according to science
Mark Farnworth, Nottingham Trent University and Lauren Finka, Nottingham Trent University By 2030, 60% of the world’s population will live in cities, while one in three will share their city with at least half a million other inhabitants. With more and more people living in dense urban settings, what does the future hold for pets?
Adopting the Right Cat: Everything You Should Know
Pets are not just toys to be played with. On the contrary, 9 out of 10 people think of pets as family and lifetime companions. One of the greatest things you could do is to adopt one from many shelters or adoption centers nationwide. Still, be cautious-it is not always simple to find a pet …
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Ebo, the smart robot companion for your cat
Ebo is a smart robot companion for your cat. It is specifically designed to prevent loneliness and boredom of our furry friends while we’re not at home. It is a Kickstarter project. Ebo’s production status is 90 percent completed (as of November 30, 2019) and the shipping will probably be started in December 2019 (according …
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How to stroke a cat, according to science
Lauren Finka, Nottingham Trent University Many of us will have experienced that super friendly cat who seems to love being stroked one minute, only to bite or swipe at us the next. It might be easy at this point to blame it on the cat, but what’s likely happening here is that we’re just not …
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Do cats purr when humans aren’t around?
Jan Hoole, Keele University Why do cats purr? Humans tend to think that purring is a sign of happiness in a cat – and indeed it can be – but there are other reasons why our feline friends produce this particular vocalisation. Purring is a habit that develops very early in a cat’s life, while …
10 Dog Breeds That Are Actually Friendly To Cats
Cats and dogs fight all the time, right? No. Not necessarily. There is a certain breed of dogs that can get along well with your feline friends. Good news for cat lovers who are looking into having canine friends as part of the family. It is possible to have them under one roof so long …
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Stray cat enters the live TV broadcast
During a live TV broadcast in Denizli, Turkey, a stray cat entered the studio, jumped on the table and started walking around. Finally, he laid down on the keyboard of the presenter’s laptop – a cat’s favorite place! The local TV station’s employees gave him the name of “Hüsnü”, a common Turkish male name. It …