emotions

Mob mentality affects domestic cats in a group

The old adage is that domestic cats are independent-minded, solitary and aloof. Herd mentality, otherwise referred to as mob mentality…

4 weeks ago

Lanolin and early weaning is why cats suck wool

"Wool-sucking is the act of feeding at a ghost-nipple....[and] lanolin acts as a powerful unconscious reminder of the mother's belly..."…

7 months ago

What is displaced hunting in cats?

I'd like to briefly discuss cat displaced hunting as well as displaced aggression and to touch on sexual aggression in…

9 months ago

Cat agog at sexy female licking her leg

[addthis tool="addthis_inline_share_toolbox_above"] This will get the juices flowing and put a smile on your face. It is a very clever…

10 months ago

Cat’s Close Friendship With Bearded Dragon

This is an unlikely cat photograph. A ginger tabby snuggled up to a bearded dragon lizard. I have seen several…

2 years ago

Do cats miss their owners?

Web surfers ask "do cats miss their owners?" You'd think that there was no need to ask this question because…

3 years ago

Cat Eating Ice Cream Brain Freeze

When domestic cats eat ice cream their brains freeze. That's what they say. It is because the cat appears to…

4 years ago

Two Science-based Examples of Domestic Cats Loving Their Humans

The first example comes from Dr John Bradshaw's book, "Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed". Dr Bradshaw writes about the…

4 years ago

Siamese Cat Howled for Days And Would Not Eat after Her Sister Died

It is sad but true: animals “grieve" for lost relatives. They also grieve for friends who have passed on.  In…

4 years ago

Dogs Engage in Jealous Behaviours

A study concerning dogs, which I feel could equally as well be concerned with the domestic cat, indicates quite strongly…

6 years ago