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. … [Read more...] about Is Your Cat the Shy Type?
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 … [Read more...] about Activated Charcoal Poisoning Remedy
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 paper cups … [Read more...] about Aurore – A Tiny Maine Coon Kitten
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 has used … [Read more...] about Book Review – “Cat Watching” by Desmond Morris
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
[dropcap]A[/dropcap]lthough almost all social animals prefer their own kind, lacking that they much prefer to hang out with another species rather than be alone. A horse will keep company with a goat, lacking another horse. Tigers and bears have been known to hang together and dogs and deer have … [Read more...] about 2 Cats and a Duck