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?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
According to the Guinness World Records (The Guinness Book of Records until 1988), there are four official world records which belong to cats. These are “Longest domestic cat (living)”, “Loudest purr by a domestic cat”, “Longest jump by a cat”, and “Most tricks performed by a cat in one minute”.
How do cats see humans? Some say they see their human as another big cat who dominates her/him, others say they see us as servants. Some sources say yes, they see us as a big cat, but not as the dominator (who dominate them), just a big, dumb cat who even doesn’t have basic hunting […]
Well, actually they do not. The cats definitely don’t afraid of cucumbers. Probably you’ve seen those “funny” videos on the internet. The cats in these videos are just startled by the jerks who sneak up behind them and place unfamiliar large objects there while they’re busy eating. You’d also be startled if you turned around […]