cat study

Study which shows that cats reflect their owner’s personality is flawed

The internet reports a study conducted at the universities of Lincoln and Nottingham Trent which concluded that the personalities of…

4 days ago

East and west coast USA are the most secular and therefore wealthier resulting in better domestic cat welfare

I am generalising greatly. However, research published in the journal Royal Society Open Science involving almost 500,000 people in 109…

1 week ago

A scientific reminder of the obvious: domestic cats are as friendly as toddlers and dogs

I'll cut to the chase as I have mentioned this study before but Michelle Starr of MSN has nicely picked…

4 weeks ago

The idea that a dog or cat year is equivalent to seven human ones is flawed

You might know this. The classic way of working out the human equivalent age of cats and dogs used to…

3 months ago

Japanese study of TNR feral cat colony tells us that cat food is their main food supply

This study came to the conclusion that TNR volunteers managing a feral cat colony on Tokunoshima Island might cause what…

3 months ago

Cat owners are more attached to their cat when they live with another person than when living alone

Research into loneliness and cat and dog ownership among single women in 1994 made an interesting finding. I'll quote from…

4 months ago

Free-roaming cat companion trapped and sedated by researchers when mistaken for a feral cat

This story from Fayette, Iowa, USA reminds us that sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between domesticated, free-roaming cats and…

4 months ago

Study shows your cat thinks of you as a ‘parent.’ But you probably knew that already.

The results of a study posted September 23 in Current Biology showed cats think of their person in the same…

5 months ago

Are pot plants pushing out babies and cats for young Americans?

"Plants are cheaper than therapy" - Plant Therapy SF The National Gardening Survey conducted in America concluded that 30% of…

6 months ago

10 minute hands-on interactions with cats and dogs lowers stress in undergraduates

A study published on June 12, 2019 shows that when undergraduates participated in 10 minutes of hands-on interaction with cats…

7 months ago