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

Adenocarcinomas of the small intestine and Siamese cats




The Siamese cat is predisposed to getting adenocarcinomas of the small intestine. This is a certain type of cancer and in this case it affects the Siamese cat’s small intestine. Compared to domestic shorthair cats (non-purebred cats) the Siamese is … please continue reading

Colonel Meow has died




Colonel Meow, one of the most famous internet cats in the world, died January 29 after a brief illness. He was rescued several years ago by the Seattle Persian and Himalayan Society after being found abandoned on the side of … please continue reading

How To Keep Cat Fleas Away




Making the home a place that is hostile to the cat flea, eggs, larvae, and pupae is how you keep cat fleas away once you have got rid of them. The ideal combination is a Sphynx cat (hairless) and a … please continue reading

Long-range Cat Sounds (vocalisations)




Some cat species have known long range vocalizations. The ones we know well are the roars of the roaring cats: lion, tiger, jaguar and leopard. I’ll start with those. Tiger This is what I wrote years ago about the tiger … please continue reading