Cat Breeds

Selective breeding and smaller cats would help to resolve the problem of hip dysplasia in large cat breeds

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has done a study into hereditary hip dysplasia in Maine Coon cats. They concluded…

1 day ago

Angora cat personality

The Angora cat is the Turkish Angora, just for the sake of clarity. Secondly, we should take cat breed personality…

6 days ago

Do Scottish Fold cats have ear problems?

There are a few possibilities for ear problems with this baby faced cat breed. Two which have been dismissed by…

1 week ago

How do Siamese cats get their colour?

Siamese are dark cats with a pigment-inhibiting, temperature-sensitive gene which removes some of the darkness when the temperature is warmer.…

1 week ago

Cat scratches are very rarely a serious health problem but you have to be vigilant

Cat scratches can exceptionally rarely cause a serious illness by allowing Group A streptococci bacteria on the skin to enter…

2 weeks ago

Can I let my Bengal cat go outside?

The decision as to whether you should let your cat go outside is entirely based in practicalities and the answer…

3 weeks ago

Sorrel Abyssinian Cat

I will quote the words of Gloria Stephens in her book Legacy of the Cat. "Sorrel - the indicative color…

1 month ago

Young Oriental Shorthair with huge bat ears

Well, what can you say? The ears are weird. I know that the breed standard for the Oriental Shorthair insists…

1 month ago

Flame point Siamese cross-eyed dwarf cat

There is a lot going on genetically with this cat. His name is Squirt. I don't know who the owner…

1 month ago

Breeder voluntarily surrenders 45 Ragdoll cats to the MSPCA

This is unprecedented. I have never read about a cat breeder surrendering all of their cats. In this case Ragdoll…

1 month ago