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Is it normal for a cat to have one kitten?

I have to research this as I don't have first hand experience and my research indicates that it is normal,…

1 day ago

A nursing mother’s nipples are labelled like school lockers for her kittens

The language I've used in the title comes from that wonderful writer, Desmond Morris. He is also a great animal…

1 month ago

Domestic cat milk contains 8 times more protein and 3 times more fat than human milk

I can't really add much more than what I say in the title so this is going to be a…

2 months ago

Community cat carries kitten into A&E to be treated by doctors

NEWS/OPINION-TURKEY: The story is that a street cat, a calico cat in fact, carried her sick kitten into an Istanbul…

6 months ago

Why does Lulu the slipper cat bring slippers to her owner every day?

You may have heard of cute Lulu. She is a tabby rescue cat who likes to bring her owner's slippers…

6 months ago

What cat had the most kittens?

The question is a search term on Google i.e. not my wording, and is two questions rolled into one which…

7 months ago

Cat is protective of toddler (video)

A cute video (partly speeded up) of a beautiful and slightly overweight grey, classic tabby cat protecing their toddler friend…

7 months ago

5 reasons why mother cats kill their kittens

People ask why mother cats kill their kittens. Here are five possible reasons. The first possible reason why a mother…

9 months ago

When do kittens first eat solid food?

Young kittens of domestic cats become capable of taking adult food at about 30 to 32 days after birth. Their…

9 months ago

4 reasons why mother cats lick their kittens

During the first three weeks of kittens' lives their mother licks them extensively. The first and obvious reason is because…

9 months ago