cat genetics

Why do domestic cats still hunt?

Domestic cats still hunt because it is in their DNA to do so. It is a characteristic which is a…

4 months ago

Why are domestic cats white?

The question effectively asks why cats are white all over. It is because they have a dominant gene symbolised by…

4 months ago

Difference between domestic cats and tigers

Athough they look very different, there are relatively few differences between domestic cats and tigers. They are 99% the same…

5 months ago

The best example of cat odd-eyes that you’ll see

No one wanted this stunning odd-eyed Scottish Fold on offer online. I suspect that the reason is because Scottish Folds…

5 months ago

Single injection to cure allergy to cats is possible

An American company called Indoor Biotechnologies, which specialises in drugs for allergies and asthma, have reported that they have successfully…

6 months ago

Picture of lentigo simplex cat

You know those black freckles on the tip of the nose, gums, eyelids and the lips of an orange (ginger,…

6 months ago

Can pumas be white?

In 2020, there is no evidence that pumas can be white but this may change in the future.

7 months ago

What is a Colourpoint cat?

A Colourpoint cat has a pale ground colour and darker extremities at the face, feet, ears and tail. The classic…

7 months ago

Why are white tigers white?

It is believed that white tigers are white because of the result of a genetic mutation which occurred about 120…

7 months ago

Are Munchkin cats natural?

Yes and no. Munchkin cats are dwarf cats: normally pedigree cats with short legs and normal bodies. The dog equivalent…

7 months ago