purebred cats

Are long-haired cats more mild-mannered?

This is an interesting question because it suggests that there might be a link between the length of a domestic…

6 days ago

Persian and Siamese cats rated better pets than non-pedigree cats

This is an interesting study (Turner 1995a) which compared the general interaction between cat guardians and Persian and Siamese cats…

2 months ago

The meaning of “lines” in cat breeding

The goal of cat breeders should be to found (establish) a line of healthy cats which excel in reference to…

3 months ago

Can a vet determine cat breed?

You might think that the answer to the question depends on where you live but although the response will vary…

7 months ago

Picture of Hugh Laurie holding a grey cat

This is a picture of Hugh Laurie and his cat, I am told. I have to qualify the sentence with…

7 months ago

Shelter euthanasia is taking a mental toll: Animal rescuer sounds off in Facebook viral video

This video comes from Zach Skow and is one that every animal lover should see. Zach gave the intro back…

1 year ago

How do I know if my cat is pedigree?

[gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="102525"] The answer to the question is in the word "pedigree". The word pedigree is defined as:…

3 years ago

British Veterinary Association Say Scottish Fold Breeding Should Stop

BBC News: In the news yesterday they presented the argument that the Scottish Fold cat breed should be banned or…

3 years ago

Siamese and Persians are Better Pets than Moggies?

There are very few if any scientific studies comparing the characters of the various cat breeds. However, 15 years ago…

5 years ago

Pedigree or Moggie? – They All Deserve Forever Loving Homes

My husband Marty and I still grieve over the recent loss of our beloved Oriental Shorthair kitty, Dr Hush Puppy.…

5 years ago