Fearful or feral? What shelter cats need. Infographic.

Fearful or feral shelter cat? What shelter cats need.

RELATED: Gently stroking and talking to cats at rescue centers prevents upper respiratory infections This infographic is about saving the lives of shelter cats as concerned shelter experts would say that too many shelter cats are needlessly euthanized (killed actually) because of mismanagement in one form or another. There are two components: mental and …

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Cats Protection’s help and advice on fireworks plus mine

Cats Protection tips to help cats deal with fireworks

Cats Protection provides helpful tips on how to help domestic cat through this very troublesome time of year for them, namely Bonfire Night in the UK and similar firework events in other countries. It’s a time to be dreaded by cat and dog owners. What better organisation than Cats Protection to provide advice? They …

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14 facts about the duration of stay at shelters by rescue cats

Pictures of sad shelter cats tend to go viral and enhance chance of adoption

At Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, the following statistics are provided by an online newspaper regarding the speed of adoption of cats within their care. I can’t find the information on the rescue’s website. The average length of stay for cats at the Kent location of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is, as expected, …

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Do cats like being sung to?

Do cats like being sung to?

Do cats like being sung to? The answer, as per the Infographic, is that it depends on a number of factors. You can’t just accept the scientific answer which is that domestic cats don’t like human music and therefore they don’t like their owner singing to them. That’s too simplistic. Human singing can be …

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Neighbours think this woman is yelling at her daughter when she’s yelling at her cat

Woman yells at her cat and thinks it OK

Hannah Rose on Reddit.com posted a statement which reads: “My neighbours are talking sh*t about me while I’m outside smoking. Saying I’m a bad mom and they only hear me yelling at Phoebe and they have never seen me take my “daughter” out of the house. Phoebe is my cat.” RELATED: Cats: Noise Stress …

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Quiet, subtle sounds can stress cats too

Keeping it quiet for your cat

Quiet, subtle sounds can be perceived by a domestic cat as a threat, possibly the sign of a predator. It is instinctive to domestic cats to be alert to these sounds. They may be innocuous to us. We might not even hear them. My cat often picks up sounds well before me. Sometimes he …

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Why a robotic vacuum cleaner might be better than a standard one for a cat owner

Cat rides on a vacuum cleaner

This point has not been discussed as far as I am aware. The potential problem came to me this morning. We know that nearly all domestic cats are frightened of vacuum cleaners because of the noise they make. To a domestic cat they can look like a hostile, noisy predator. And pushing the vacuum …

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