adopting a cat

Why are black-and-white cats unpopular?

Black-and-white cats are more popular than black cats and less popular than grey cats. Therefore their popularity is relative and…

3 months ago

If a cat is adopted from a rescue centre and the previous owner wants him back, who is entitled to keep the cat?

This problem has happened before quite a few times. In each case the outcome was fraught with difficulty. I believe…

5 months ago

Giles Coren has kittens

"I'm afraid I can’t bring myself to have kittens about anything this week because . . . I’ve got kittens."…

6 months ago

Soort zoekt soort – kind seeks kind – abandoned cat finds new home

The Dutch Soort zoekt soort can be loosely translated to English as 'kind seeks kind' we are told by Langernama…

9 months ago

Should people take a written test before adopting a cat or dog?

In order to raise the standard of cat and dog ownership (guardianship) Melbourne Council in Australia are proposing that people…

10 months ago

California man who lost his cat in massive Wisconsin car pileup will return to adopt kittens

This is about two journeys. In the first he lost his cat in a huge interstate pileup in Wisconsin. In…

11 months ago

Can a declawed cat live with a clawed cat?

Someone, somewhere asked whether they can adopt a cat who is not declawed when their resident cat is declawed. The…

1 year ago

How did your cat declare to you that you were ‘the one’ for them?

Many years ago (mid-1908s) I can remember my ex-wife and I visiting a neighbour who wanted us to adopt two…

1 year ago

I’ve been feeding this outdoor cat for a year very well, but lately, it has been banging at my door and nonstop crying. What can I do?

You can only do one thing: open the door and let him in for good (subject to the practicalities of…

1 year ago

Her cat saved her from depression after she lost six family members in 4 months

She's a dog person, or was. She's been comprehensively converted to cats and it's because of a sweet looking stray…

2 years ago