American Shorthair Cat Facts For Kids

This is a page on the American Shorthair cat written for children and people who like information in plain language with good pictures. The American Shorthair is an important cat breed. It is part of the history of the United … please continue reading

Tapping into the Caring Side of People

This is a story that illuminates our contrasting attitudes towards the domestic cat. I’d like to comment on a cat story from Seattle. The story may, in fact, be about how people respond to emergencies and behave well in emergencies … please continue reading

Love Saves The Day by Gwen Cooper

By Elisa Black-Taylor Love Saves The Day, the newest book (this time a novel) by bestselling author Gwen Cooper, officially goes on sale today. Those who have followed Gwen and her story of Homer’s Odyssey:A Fearless Feline Tale (about her … please continue reading

First hand experience that anxiety can cause overgrooming in cats

Overgrooming in cats can be quite a serious health problem. Cats can lick the fur off their bodies and don’t even stop there, sometimes. A cat can lick exposed skin raw to the point where it bleeds and becomes infected. … please continue reading

Ginger cat brightens up life of melancholy orangutan

This is another one of those animal partnerships that tell us that animals don’t get enough credit for their capability to have deep emotional attachments. Some visitors may have bumped into this story already when surfing the internet but it … please continue reading

LaPerm Cat Facts For Kids

This is a page on the LaPerm cat for children and people who like things to be explained in straightforward English with good pictures. The LaPerm is a cat breed with a curly coat that has its beginnings in America. … please continue reading

Your Cat Hospice

The intention of this page is to share a personal experience concerning cat caretaking in the hope that it might help cat owners and cats. We have just been to the veterinary clinic with Cardi, a small female tabby cat. … please continue reading