cat genetics

What is a tabby cat?

A tabby cat can be any one of the following: a random bred domestic cat, a feral cat, a stray…

22 hours ago

What is Bengal cat glitter?

I wrote about Bengal cat glitter in 2008. More is known about this phenomenon nowadays. I thought, therefore, that I…

1 week ago

Why does the Manx cat have no tail?

Although there are ten imaginative hypotheses as to why Manx cats have no tails, there is one genuine and less…

2 weeks ago

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 weeks 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 weeks 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…

1 month 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…

2 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…

2 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,…

3 months ago

Can pumas be white?

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

3 months ago