Category: Cats Health

Why do cats purr?

Why and how do cats purr?

No one knows for sure why a domestic cat purrs, but many people interpret the sound as one of contentment. Most scientists agree that the larynx (voice box), laryngeal muscles, and a neural oscillator...

How do cats recognize their owners?

Due to the fact that cats evolved as predators, their senses developed differently than ours. That means your cat uses a combination of all his/her senses to recognize you — while heairing acts as...

Chocolate Poisoning in Cats

Chocolate Poisoning in Cats

Cats, and especially kittens, are known for eating things they are not supposed to. This can be a dangerous combination when there is chocolate around. Also, cats have an excellent sense of smell, making...

Simmering potpourri

Potpourri: Hazard to Cats

Simmering potpourri is becoming more popular as a household fragrance. Even though it’s a common object, few pet owners know the potential hazards of the product. If the oil is used in your home,...