Another inspirational cat story which can bring many to tears: a 3-year-old domestic short-haired tabby named Vincent. His story started more than two years ago when his owner, Cindy Jones met him at the Story County Animal Shelter in Nevada, Iowa, where she works. Vincent was born with an abnormality in his hind legs and […]
I like classical music, and during and after her pregnancy, I always played clasical music to my dear Lotto. According to an article published in popular science (and that article refers to a paper published in Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery), during surgery, cats prefer listening to classical music over other music types i. […]
Cats often eat grass in the nature, my cats also eat a lot and it seems they really like it. It is not clear why cats eat grass. A few theories exist: one of them says that that habit has some evolutionary advantages: cats get extra niacin, a B vitamin abundantly available in most fresh […]
Yes, it’s time to write an article about advices to a first-time cat owner. Wait, did I say cat owner? Oh no, that’s not true. We, humans, don’t own cats, cats own us instead. If you see things from that perspective, everything becomes clear. Anyway, if you owned by a cat for the first time, […]
Cats are very susceptible pets, they are even much more susceptible than the dogs. Some foods which are edible for humans, and even dogs, can be really dangerous for your cat. Here are the common human foods that you should never give your cat. Bear in mind, the list is not complete, it contains just […]
A friend of mine, he is also a good cat lover, has presented me a laser pointer. Before I use it, I wondered if it is really a good toy for the cats/kittens. I searched the web and and I think I found some answer to my question: Are laser pointers good toys for cats? The […]
A female cat (or kitten) will first come into season (heat) as early as four month old. She can become pregnant with the first mating. A cat’s gestation normally takes 58–65 days, we can say around nine weeks (you can remember it by comparing months pregnancy for humans). Siamese cats may carry their kittens for […]
During the pregnancy and after the birth, the greatest fear that I have was the “Fading Kitten Syndrome”. But I was lucky. All the five kittens grew well and healthy, and they all became happy and playful kitties. But what does that syndrome mean?
Number four and five of Lotto’s kittens, are two twin tabbies, and I am sure they are both from the same father. They really look like each other. Number four is a female, and the number five is a male.
After the birth, my dear Lotto has taken care of her five kittens very good. In the first few days were the hardest. She was taking care of her kittens almost 20 hours in a day: licking them, nursing them. Even when they’re sleeping, when it’s time, Lotto was waking up them and let them […]