Some cats are and so can be afraid of certain cat water fountains because of the water sounds or the display of water. Click here to go to a page which shows which fountain designs are best for shy cats.
We knew that activated charcoal is an excellent material for filtering out impurities from cats’ water, which is why we offer activated charcoal filters in our thirstycat fountains shop. What I recently learned, from Martin Zucker’s book Veterinarians’ Guide to Natural Remedies, is that it is also excellent as a treatment for feline poisoning, which […]
Jackie was waiting at the Port Authority in NYC one very cold winter morning for a very early bus to visit her parents near Boston. In those days the Port Authority was pretty disreputable so she wasn’t surprised to see as she waited on the bench, a dirty old sock on the floor among old […]
I’ve been enjoying Desmond Morris’s book Catwatching for a few years now and it only just occurred to me to do a book review on it, so this is that. As a zoologist, Morris has had many members of the cat family in his care, from tigers to leopards, jaguars, jaguarundi and house cats and […]
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 […]
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 many […]