Cat Anatomy

Do tigers have stripes on their skin?

Yes, tigers do have stripes on their skin. The stripes are actually "in" and "on" the skin. This is because,…

18 hours ago

Why do domestic cat eyes reflect light?

The domestic cat has a tendency to be more active at night although they are not wholly nocturnal. They are…

3 days ago

Humans try to move their ear flaps just like cats

We know how mobile the visible part of the cat's ear is. They have over 30 muscles to move their…

7 days ago

Picture of Sphynx cat shows a lot of skin between arm and body

Sphynx cats tend to throw up some strange photographs. One I published years ago showed the webbed feet of cats.…

3 weeks ago

Why does my cat get excited when I get out of the shower?

An alternative version of the question is, "Why does my cat bite me when I get out of the shower?"…

3 weeks ago

Cat with split grey and black face has one grey and one black kitten

In 2018 Narnia hit the internet celebrity scene. He was the latest "two-faced" feline at that time and different because…

4 weeks ago

What happens when cat whiskers are cut?

The answer to the question depends upon how badly the whiskers (vibrissae) are cut. Or if, for example, they are…

4 weeks ago

Cat’s brain is unencumbered which makes the cat instinctively quick

It is 4:30 in the morning and I've just fed my cat. He came in hungry after much activity. There…

1 month ago

Do cats have a sense of time passing?

The question is specific, do cats feel time passing? Do they reflect on it? We have to start with whether…

1 month ago

Saved from the side of the road this steely-eyed boy cat quickly found a home

I love this cat rescue photograph for two main reasons. The eyes are a textured, steely gray. What I mean…

2 months ago