Did Cara Delevingne’s 2 cats survive a house fire?

Cara Delevingne and her two cats, white or chinchilla flat-faced Persians showing tear staining due to tear duct overflow

Cara Delevingne, the British model and actress, recently faced a devastating incident when her Los Angeles mansion was engulfed in flames. Fortunately, she was not present at the time, as she is currently starring in a stage performance in London’s West End. The fire caused significant damage to her $7 million home, with flames bellowing from the roof …

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Why do white cats get eye boogers, sunburned and white hair?

Jacqueline Fernandez with her white flat-faced Persian with tear duct overflow causing staining

There are three questions in the title. I will answer them in reverse order! Why do white cats have white fur? Cats which are completely white have a gene in their genetic makeup which is called the dominant white gene. It stops the development of cells in the skin that produce pigment. These cells …

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Clogged tear duct of a cat – nasolacrimal duct obstruction

Tear ducts of a cat

Introduction: This page is in two parts because it has been checked, added-to and republished as at January 2, 2022. The first part was written on January 2 and the second part was written about 13 years prior to that date. Rather than fully rework the article I have decided to do it in …

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Hypocritical Cat Fanciers’ Association’s utterly confused breed standards

Tear duct overflow due to a deformed drainage system in a flat-faced Persian who also seems to be suffering from a deformed mouth due to the same reason: extreme breeding

I don’t want to criticise the almighty Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA), probably the most influential cat association on the planet but…they are hypocritical in a very fundamental way. It has to be stated until they do something about it. Yes, I am addressing that thorn in the flesh, long-term problem: the runny eyes, tear …

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7 causes of cat tear stains

There are 7 specific causes of cat tear stains and one underlying reason. Here they are. The list might not be complete. To be clear, tear staining refers to tears running down the face at the corner of the eye causing the fur to stain. It is very obvious and it is abnormal. Because …

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Six flat-faced Persians taken to rescue centre in one week for medical problems

Rucca a Persian cat who had his eyre removed because of a chronic infection

Six flat-faced Persian cats arrived at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in one week because they required medical treatment for issues relating to the fact that they have been selectively bred in an extreme manner causing an unnaturally flat face. I would like to make this point first. It’s about time someone in authority …

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