african wildcat

Why do domestic cats sometimes use their paws to eat and drink?

If and when domestic cats use their paws to eat food or to drink water they do so in a…

4 weeks ago

What is a “caffre cat”?

The wildcats of South Africa and Namibia are sometimes referred to as "caffre cats". They are a species of small…

1 month ago

How did the cat become domesticated?

For a long time, people believed that the first cat was domesticated in ancient Egypt about 3,500 years ago. There…

3 months ago

Are African wildcats friendly?

The answer is, Yes and No. By default they are not friendly because they are held back by fear and…

3 months ago

Is it okay for cats to eat flies and spiders?

Yes, it is perfectly okay for domestic cats to eat flies, spiders and bugs of all kinds but see the…

7 months ago

TNR on African stray cats to save African wildcat

The African wildcat is suffering the same barrier to survival as the Scottish wildcat. This small wild cat species has…

8 months ago

What are some examples of useless animal behaviours that are left over from evolution?

I'll answer the question in reference to domestic cats, if you don't mind. The question was asked on Quora.com under…

12 months ago

Why are big cats like lions and tigers stronger than big dogs and wolves, but domestic dogs are stronger than domestic cats?

The answer to this question is actually straightforward. Because of circumstance and because the Near Eastern wildcat can be domesticated,…

1 year ago

How can cats be so loving yet vicious?

How can cats be so loving yet vicious? We are obviously referring to domestic cats. You can answer the question…

2 years ago

If you gave someone an African wildcat as a pet, how would they know it wasn’t a regular house cat?

If you gave someone an African wildcat as a pet, how would they know it wasn't a regular house cat?…

2 years ago