cat anatomy

Should we interrupt our cat’s nightmares?

This morning, in the early hours, my cat started to dream while he was on my lap in bed. You…

2 weeks ago

Tailless domestic cats can have litter box issues

The San Antonio Express-News has a letter from a visitor which discusses a kitten living in Houston with her owner…

2 weeks ago

Do cats have baby teeth?

A newborn kitten normally has no teeth but yes, cats have baby teeth which begin to erupt when kittens are…

3 weeks ago

Domestic cat analyses her owner’s feet with their vomeronasal organ

This is a classic example of a domestic cat using her vomeronasal organ ('VNO' also called the Jacobson's organ) to…

3 weeks ago

Can cats get sinusitis?

Yes, domestic cats can get sinusitis (a sinus infection). They have two frontal and small wedge-shaped sinuses. Secondary infections (bacterial…

4 weeks ago

How many eyelids do cats have?

Domestic cats have three eyelids. I will explain where they are. There is one eyelid above the eye which comes…

4 weeks ago

How do cats cool down?

Domestic cats cool down by: Panting like dogs. You'll see cats panting when the ambient temperature is very hot and…

2 months ago

Do cats have more neurons than dogs?

Do cats have more neurons than dogs? I'll assume that the question refers to the number of neurons in the…

2 months ago

Do cats have more muscles than humans?

Do cats have more muscles than humans? No, cats do not have more muscles than humans. It is the opposite…

2 months ago

How long are cats’ tails?

Of course cats's tails vary in length depending on the size of the cat and some cat breeds are not…

2 months ago