We like pets that look like babies

We tend to like pets that look like babies and some breed standards go for that look: round heads and big eyes. Do all breeders understand the consequences of their actions? I am not against dog and cat breeders. I … please continue reading

Are Cat Breeds Less Healthy than Random-bred Cats?

I don’t think you can generalize and say that cat breeds are less healthy than the rest of the cats. There is, though, a feeling that inbreeding, a part of creating cat breeds, leads to less healthy animals because inbreeding … please continue reading

Scandalous Situation Regarding Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

There is a cat health crisis and it is chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD means an irreversible, long term disease of the cat’s kidneys that leads to death, eventually. Treatment slows the process. Here are some quotes: Studies suggest that … please continue reading

Burmese Cat “Raison” on Back Feet

Here is a beautiful looking American Burmese cat responding well to Ken Flick’s tease. He is in the ‘cobra position’ almost. Some cats respond better than others but clearly this cat, whose name is Raison (good name), is very responsive … please continue reading