It happened early on in our care of him. A chipped tooth, he got, and lost a patch of fur which grew back. He got shaken up and he hurt. He crawled under the bed and didn’t want to come out. No wonder, he could have been killed. We took him straight to the vet and she told us, no permanent injuries. … [Read more...] about Getting Hit By A Car Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To My Cat
Vision: Cats see very well in low light but are as blind as we are in no light and don’t see as well as us in high light situations. Their vision is optimized for dawn and dusk but they do well on non-new moon nights. Naturally enough. They are nocturnal and in the wild do most of their hunting … [Read more...] about Cat Senses
So, why do we need to groom our cats? One of the most frequent activities we see cats performing is grooming. They’re good at it, seem to like it and engage in it often. Consequently, many of us have the impression that cats don’t need any additional grooming from us. Very not so. A cat has his … [Read more...] about Grooming Your Cat For Health and Happiness
One of the most important factors to realize concerning cats is how deeply and indelibly connected they are to their genetic and historical past. As so many cat behaviorists tell us, cats have one foot in domesticity and three in the wild and this explains much of their otherwise mysterious … [Read more...] about Cats and Water – The Strange Relationship
This is a story shared by a customer of ours, Julia who frequently ‘brings her work home’. It is about her blind cat Knuckles. Julia works at the Hamilton-Burlington SPCA in Ontario. Dear Thirstycats: In February 2015 I brought home a sweet 2 month old brown tabby with eye issues. One eye … [Read more...] about Knuckles – How With Care Cats Adapt
There are not a lot of modern day phenomena about which the origins are so obscure as modern day house cats. Which is another way of saying that cats, their history and how and when the entered into the common realm of human experience remains largely unknown, although, as often happens with … [Read more...] about Training Cats – Can it be done?