cat anatomy

When do kittens’ eyes change colour?

There is physics behind the answer to the question, which may displease some readers and I'll understand why! By six…

2 days ago

The reason why cats feel pain when they eat ice cream

There was a craze on the Internet recently about cats eating ice cream and filming their reaction (brain freeze). The…

1 week ago

Why do domestic cats pluck their claws?

It looks as though domestic cats pluck their claws but they are in fact nibbling or chewing off the old…

2 weeks ago

How does cat hair grow?

Cat hair grows to a genetically predetermined length, which occurs during a growth period lasting 60-90 days, called anagen. There…

3 weeks ago

Why do dogs pant more than cats?

Dogs pant more than cats because their chosen method of temperature regulation and cooling is panting whereas for cats it…

4 weeks ago

Do tigers have stripes on their skin?

Yes, tigers do have stripes on their skin. The stripes are actually "in" and "on" the skin. This is because,…

4 weeks ago

Do lions lose their teeth?

Yes, lions do sometimes lose some of their teeth as this excellent photograph by Ernest Porter shows. It was taken…

4 weeks ago

Why do domestic cat eyes reflect light?

The domestic cat has a tendency to be more active at night although they are not wholly nocturnal. They are…

1 month ago

Humans try to move their ear flaps just like cats

We know how mobile the visible part of the cat's ear is. They have over 30 muscles to move their…

1 month ago

Why do cats have good balance?

There are a few reasons why domestic cats have better balance than people although there is an overlap in the…

1 month ago