Dorothy Max spent much of her life feeding stray cats and caring for them. She would catch the feral cats, domesticate them, and find them homes through her association with the PetsMart in Willoughby. Her group, Save Our Strays, was a loose-knit organization of volunteers who would help Dorothy on her rounds. By her own admission,…Details
The myth of the “crazy cat lady” seems universally accepted these days. But where did it come from? It’s origins are difficult to pinpoint. Though the Edies of GreyGardens were pioneers of the cat lady persona, it’s taken on a different connotation in the here and now.
Lynea Lattanzio lives alone with hundreds of felines on her 12 acre spread in Parlier, California where she runs a huge cat sanctuary. ‘If I were a cat, this is where I’d be,’ she told a US newspaper. We’re a no-cage, no-kill adoption sanctuary.’
Like many other really weird things cats do, science hasn’t fully cracked this particular feline mystery… but there are a few hints! Predation advantage There’s the obvious predation advantage a box affords: Cats are ambush predators, and boxes provide great hiding places to stalk prey from (and retreat to). But there’s clearly more going on here.…Details
Do you think you “own” your cat… well think again! If any of the following scenarios look familiar, the “owner” status in your home may have shifted without your even realizing it. [metaslider id=3491]Details
Ralphee the kitten and Max the cattle dog are an odd couple who seem besotted with each other’s company after they were introduced following Ralphee’s rescue from a barn at a horse stable. Ralphee’s condition is a neurological disorder known as feline cerebellar hypoplasia. A kitten is born with “CH” when their cerebellum, the part…Details
At the age of seven, a cat is not actually considered a senior however that’s the time changes start to occurr, although you may not notice any changes until years later.
It is always with concern when we witness what seems to be angry aggression between cats who have been good buddies in the past. Two cats will be engaged in mutual grooming one minute, and at the next, are locked in a tooth-and-claw battle. Our instinct is to break it up before someone gets hurt,…Details
Ever wondered whether your feline hails from eastern Asia or the eastern Mediterranean? No need to rack your brain anymore — a geneticist has developed a cat ancestry test that will reveal your pet’s lineage.