Adventure

Cats pride themselves on their hygiene. Although it would be nice to think that their constant self-cleaning is performed for our benefit, their grooming actually serves a more instinctive purpose: to remove odors that would make them detectable to any predators or prey. Being self-cleaning and odor-free is definitely a nice perk of cat ownership.
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Guest post by Ingrid R. Niesman, MS PhD  A 101-year-old senior citizen adopts a 19-year old cat from the Catawba Humane Society in Hickory, NC. Penny’s family describes this as a match made in heaven. After losing her cat and realizing a stuffed animal is not an alternative, the North Carolina woman has found her
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With life getting back to something that resembles normalcy, I decided to ask my cat, Stella, how the pandemic and the lockdown affected her. Stella, are you sad I’ve gone back to the office? I worked from home for so long. Really? What home? This home. THIS home? I sat right at our kitchen table
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Mealtime for your cat should be a happy, relaxed experience. Your cat shouldn’t have to worry about whether she can eat in peace. This can be challenging in multicat households, especially if cats eat at different speeds, require different diets, or one of the cats is a “food bully.” Why do cats feel vulnerable at
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Check out our purrific pictures and photo contest winners! Grand Prize Winner: Lynx Category: Cat Nap Lynx is a 6-month-old Savannah who enjoys going for walks on his leash, watching birds and playing. This talkative boy meows when he’s happy, excited, hungry and sometimes for no reason at all. Sweet and affectionate, he starts purring
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Following an influx of pet ownership in the UK, legal specialists at JMP Solicitors have called for owners to strongly consider safeguarding their pets from separations by arranging a ‘Pet-nuptial’ agreement. With over 2.1million people adopting a pet during lockdown and with 1.6million looking to add a furry friend to their family in the near future*, the
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The sleek, silhouetted form of the black cat has long proved alluring to pop culture artists and writers, especially those working in the medium of moving pictures. Whether starring in movies, popping up in TV shows or even lighting up the social media scene, here’s a salute to 10 sophisticated black cats on screen. Felix
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With the first ever lockdown now over a year behind us, many lockdown pets will be celebrating their first birthday More than 1 in 3 pet owners confess to celebrating their dog’s birthday, spending on average £26 per pet More than half of pets now have a social media account WITH OVER 3.2 million households
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Cat book author and feline furniture designer Kate Benjamin lives with a clowder of black cats. Seven in all, with delightful names such as Jeremiah Beandip, Horacio Queso and Pico de Gato. She refers to them as her little house panthers, a term of endearment that has become a universal, modern-day homage to these felines
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Hi everyone, Please find below an entry in Purrsday Poetry by Martin H. Samuel: Returned to Kenya rented a car (station wagon) ‘gari’ in Swahili in downtown Nairobi for a ten-day (sleep in the back) do-it-myself safari turned into Tsavo ‘simba’ (lions) I had to see pulled off the road parked under a tree had
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Cats are mysterious creatures. So it’s not always easy to know if your cat is feeling comfortable or nervous, but understanding the nuances of feline body language gives you an edge. “Cats have very sophisticated body language,” says Dr. Alison Gerken, a clinical behavioral medicine resident at Florida Veterinary Behavior Service in West Palm Beach.
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For complex reasons, some people have phobias and fears about cats. I decided to ask my cat about it. I didn’t discover much of anything. Stella, did you know some people are afraid of cats? Aside from the mail carrier? The mail carrier is not afraid of you. The mail carrier is SO afraid of me.
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Quick Facts Weight: 5 – 9 pounds Height: The Look of a Munchkin The Munchkin is famous for its short legs, the result of a recessive gene. The rest of the cat’s body retains normal proportions. Munchkins come in both long and shorthaired varieties, and in almost every color and pattern. Traits Short, slightly bowed
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I’m delighted to announce that our 2021 Conscious Cat Wall Calendar, featuring my beautiful Allegra, is now available for purchase! Allegra spent a lot of time choosing the purrfect photos for you, and even though this calendar puts her in the spotlight, you just may find Ruby’s presence here and there. To my knowledge, this
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Interested in cat celebrations this month? We’ve found a few fun September cat activities to check out this month. NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many events have been cancelled. But here are some virtual events you can check out. *** All Month: Happy Healthy Cat Month National Pet Insurance Month Pet-Sitter Education Month September
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