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

Supernormal Stimulus and Cats

Cat breeders are trapping themselves….by breeding emotionally desirable cat features, consciously and subconsciously. It’s part of the need for emotional onanism in humans. Cats that trigger their own parenting instincts get more nurturing, and are then often used to breed … please continue reading

The Cat Photos I Remember

These are the cat photos that stick in my mind for whatever reason from the 11,500 currently on PoC. They are in a slideshow. They are not all photos of purebred cats and I have deliberately excluded photographs of cats … please continue reading

Exotic Shorthair Cat Facts For Kids

This is a page on the Exotic Shorthair written in plain English with a large picture. People are free to use the words but not the pictures. The Exotic Shorthair is a Persian cat with a short haired coat. It … please continue reading

Which Breed Makes The Best Lap Cat?

The idea for this post comes from a visitor’s comment. The lady wanted to adapt a Maine Coon and she asked if they were lap cats. I said, “not really”. But as usual it does depend on the individual cat. … please continue reading