Thirstycats newsletter for May-June is now published, covering a new and rare breed, the Ojos Azules (Spanish for 'blue eyes'), as well as an article on the benefits of living with a cat, an amusing pitch for the adoption of a 'horrible' cat and several other interesting and useful articles. You can … [Read more...] about May-June Thirstycats NEWSLETTER
Cats in the News
Many of us perform this and that activity for the sole purpose of pleasing our cat companions. We buy them toys, play with them, snuggle with them, allow them on our beds (when it isn’t tick season). When our cat Bijou comes in out of the rain he asks to be mopped down – and he gets it. And loves … [Read more...] about Spoiling our Cats or Just Pleasing them?
Many cat owners suffer the ambivalence of a guilty conscience from over-feeding their cats and fear their cats will stop being affectionate if they withhold the treats. We like to reward our cats. We want to make them happy and treats definitely do that. Also, according to John Bradshaw, in his book … [Read more...] about Overweight Cats
I was watching our cat, Bijou, walking through our snow covered back yard, on a hunt. Out where the lawn transitions into the wild I saw him stop and look about 3 feet to his left, intently. He turned, leaped nearly straight up into the air and came crashing down, penetrating the several inches of … [Read more...] about Cats’ Acute Senses and the Holiday Season
Although most of us are attracted to and fond of most cats, we are also, most of us, influenced by a cat's color. Pure white cats are often associated with being prissy and aloof while black cats evoke suspicion and even fear. Orange cats are thought to be friendly. Alhough each of these, and … [Read more...] about Cats’ Colors & Personality Traits
The many cat owners (pet parents) who dress up their cats are either unaware of the true nature of their feline companions, are attempting to modify that nature or are in denial. Cat behaviorists such as Mieshelle Nagelschneider and Jackson Galaxy and cat specialists such as Kate Benjamin and … [Read more...] about Wild Cats