Your cat recognises your voice and decides whether to respond or not




When you call your cats by their name, do they respond, or just simply yawn and go back to sleep? When they don’t come to you when you call them, have you ever become suspicious that your cats have honed … 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

UK: A Day in the Life of Two Cats (Walter and Jozef)




Walter doesn’t like night time very much, he likes bedtime with all its rituals and he sleeps for a few hours once the light goes off, but then he’s up and wandering about from room to room looking out of … 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

The Paw Project Movie – A Top Transformational Film




The Paw Project Movie has come fifth in the Awareness Guide Top Transformational Films of 2013 Viewer’s Choice. The top ten are as follows: The Ghosts in Our Machine and Take Back Your Power (tied first) Blackfish GMO OMG The … please continue reading

Fancy Feline Haircuts




Uhmm, we had painted cats. We have lion cuts. Now we have something between the two: fancy feline haircuts. My first thought was: are these genuine? Are they another example of clever Photoshop editing? Years ago, for a while, people … please continue reading

Difference between false cat aggression and real aggression




There is a difference between cats playing with people and grabbing their finger with their claws or biting their hand or whatever and genuine aggression towards a person. In play, there can be apparent aggression towards a person, usually the … please continue reading