Bombay Cat Facts For Kids

A page about the Bombay cat written in a style that I hope is suitable for children and people who like to read plain English. Visitors are free to use the text on this page. The pictures are protected and … please continue reading

Should Those Convicted Of Animal Cruelty Be Banned From Owning Pets?

By Elisa Black Black-Taylor Should those convicted of animal cruelty be banned from owning pets? This topic has come to the forefront of the animal cruelty laws currently in place in the U.S. There are now several groups working to … 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

I Can’t Talk Cat

I love the idea, as Patrick Moore states, that humans cannot talk cat. I mean I hate the idea, but love the recognition of the fact that we can’t truly make the final connection with our cat through cat communication … please continue reading

Wild Cat Hybrid Kittens Picture

This is one of Helmi Flick’s cat group specials. They are her trademark, almost. Their success is dependent on Ken Flick getting the cats into position and Helmi timing the moment when she fires the camera shutter. These are fleeting … please continue reading

President Jacob Zuma Wrong About Pets

I would like to delicately wade into the “Zuma pets” debate. I am sure you have read that the president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has said that black Africans should not keep pets, specifically dogs as they are part … please continue reading

Cat meows loudly at night and other questions

I’ll respond to the question in the title and four others. 1. Why does my cat meow loudly twice at night? This is another typical question from a cat owner. The fact that a cat meows “twice” is irrelevant really. … please continue reading

Elisa’s Top 10 Cat Articles For 2012

By Elisa Black-Taylor In this article, I’d like to reflect back on what I consider my most important stories for 2012. I have summarized the stories and added a link at the end. These are the articles that meant the … please continue reading