How cats and other animals know when a natural disaster is coming
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There is a long history of animals reacting to impending natural disasters.  In 373 BC, in an ancient Greek city called Helike, a strange event was recorded: “All the mice and martens and snakes and centipedes and beetles left in … please continue reading

How does a cat know when you are coming home?
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I’ll speculate and keep this short. Cats sense when you are about to come home because your scent in the home, in the air, has faded to a certain point which is precisely inline with the time you usually come … please continue reading

The Blind Cat Rescue & Shelter
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I’m sure many PoC regulars will be familiar with The Animal Rescue Site, part of the Greater Good organisation, where we can click daily to help to feed rescue animals in the USA, I’ve been doing this for years now … please continue reading

Fireworks kept my cat in but he learnt to use the litter
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Charlie, my cat, is terrified of the sound of fireworks. Even distant thumps make him look wide-eyed in terror. His ears are permanently pricked up or swiveling to locate the the source of the sound. Some cats are much less … please continue reading

Sad Cats Look Sad. Discuss
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Here is a picture of a cat that looks sad. Is (s)he sad? Are we interpreting a cat’s expressions correctly? The face is actually more “concerned-and-sad” than plain sad. I’ll tell you why I think we are encouraged to make … please continue reading