Pedigree or Moggie? – They All Deserve Forever Loving Homes

Tabby Oriental SH

My husband Marty and I still grieve over the recent loss of our beloved Oriental Shorthair kitty, Dr Hush Puppy. His brother, Sir Hubble Pinkerton is very lonely and is missing feline companionship. Although Dr Hush Puppy will be forever … 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

“Marguerite” – sand cat x domestic cat, wild cat hybrid

This is a wild cat hybrid and a new cat breed called the “Marguerite”. It is a sand cat crossed with a domestic cat. The domestic cat, in this instance, is a female ticked tabby. The pictures show two young, … please continue reading

Outdoor cat house. Do you have a use for one?

Do you have a use for an outdoor cat house? I know a person who does. Dorothy Wandruff (DW), a regular contributor to this site, lives in sunny California. She uses outdoor cat houses for cats she cares for, which … please continue reading

Marketing jewellery with the help of cats

I think I like this, although I expect some cat lovers won’t. The photograph is, of course, copyright protected so I admit to being naughty in publishing it here but…it is interesting (complaint?: please comment). The is one of a … please continue reading

Kitten found on roadside stole heart of Cats Protection fosterer

Vicky is a fosterer for Wear Valley and Darlington Cats Protection. She writes the following on her website: I would not change it for the world, but what I would love to see change is people’s attitudes… towards cruelty, towards … please continue reading

Woman slow to take cat to vet commits a crime

A woman, Dilys Hadley, living on a very small monthly income, delayed taking her 16-year-old cat, Janet, to the vet for treatment for a bulging eye – an obvious illness requiring treatment. There was a tumour under the eye forcing … please continue reading

It’s a Cat’s Life

This British cat story sums up the good and the bad, the misfortune and good luck that a cat can experience during her/his life. All the events are fairly typically, except one. The end is good and it concerns Cats … please continue reading