Amish and Hutterite study tells us that cats and dogs help protect people against allergens

The study which looked at the prevalence of allergy among two American communities, the Amish and the Hutterite, tells us that keeping cats and dogs, including indoors, helps to protect schoolchildren from allergens including those causing asthma. The Amish are … please continue reading

Why do cat haters, who have never owned a cat, fail to realise the comfort that a cat can bring to your life?

Jim Stevenson aka Woody - arch troller and cat hater

The short answer is that there is a blindness and a lack of open-mindedness amongst cat haters which translates to the inability to understand the benefits that domestic cats can bring their human guardians. Cat haters by definition focus on … please continue reading

My cat died in my bedroom while I was still asleep and I feel guilty because I might have heard her die

Cat lies next to man

I wonder how many cat owners have been through the experience described in the title. It must be very rare. And the person shouldn’t feel guilty. If anything he or she should feel blessed that their cat came to their … please continue reading