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- Alphabet of Cat Facts
From Morris to Garfield, tabby cats are a vital part of American pop culture.
- Astrology and Your Cat
Ever wonder what astrological sign your cat is? Your cat may have a personality that is affected by more than its age or breed. Like people, astrology (the position of planets) can play a role in pet's behavior and may indeed affect pet affairs...
- Biggest Cat Litters
With the tabloid press obsessing over the "octomom", the woman with six children who gave birth in California to octuplets, bringing her total children to 14, the time seems perfect to talk about large litters in the world of felines.
- Black Cat and Halloween
Black cats have been associated with Halloween for centuries and this relationship persists even now in our modern times. Have you ever wondered why?
- Cat Do Control Humans, Study Finds
If you've ever wondered who's in control, you or your cat, a new study points to the obvious. It's your cat....
- Cat Facts
Hebrew folklore believes that cats came about because Noah was afraid that rats might eat all the food on the ark. He prayed to God for help. God responded by making the lion snort forth a giant sneeze -- and out came a little cat!
- Cat Facts 2
The most popular names for female cats in the U.S. are Missy, Misty, Muffin, Patches, Fluffy, Tabitha, Tigger, Pumpkin and Samantha.
- Cat Facts 3
The richest cat in the Guinness Book of World Records is a pair of cats who inherited $415,000 in the early '60s. The richest single cat is a white alley cat who inherited $250,000. (Now that will buy a lot of catnip!)
- Cat Facts 4
Your cat is probably either a "righty" or a "lefty." Only 40% of cats are ambidextrous while another 60% are either right-pawed or left-pawed.
- Cat Facts 5
Each year Americans spend four billion dollars on cat food. That's one billion dollars more than they spend on baby food!
- Cat FAQs
Do you think you know a lot about cats? maybe... maybe not.
- Cat Makes You Happier
A recent USA Today survey reveals a few of the reasons why owning a cat makes you a happier and healthier human being...
- Cat Myths and More
Do cats always land on their feet? More interesting things about cats.
- Cat Names Based On Color
Looking for inspiration in choosing your new cat`s name?
- Cat Owners Are Smarter Than Dog Owners
A recent study in Great Britain indicates that people who own cats are better educated than those that own dogs!
- Cat Quotes
Celebrities share words of wisdom about their feline friends...
- Cat Registries Worldwide
This article contains a list and links to websites to help you navigate the various cat registries around the world...
- Ceylon's Wand-erland
Chasity Radar is a retired Persian breeder who handcrafts and personalizes the most amazing cat teasers. If you are looking for something special for yourself, or your kitty or to give as an incredible Christmas gift, come take a step into the wand-erful world of Ceylon's Wand-erland.
- Does It Matter What You Name Your Kitty?
Does your cat answer to its name when you call? Have you ever welcomed an older cat in the family that was already named, then changed its name? Does it really matter what you name your kitty?
- First Christmas Kitten
A feline`s Christmas Story
- God Created the Cat
Why did the Great Maker create our feline friends?
- God`s Present To The Cat
Why our felines are blessed
- Gold Teeth For Sebastian
This black Persian has lots of `bling`!
- * How To Calculate A Cat's Age In Human Years
It is a common misconception that one year of a cat's age is equivalent to seven in human years. That is not quite right. Learn how to really calculate a cat's age in human terms ...
- Masters Of The World
When the world was created, the gods decided to give the power and responsibility of running it to one creature - the cat.
- Matching Your Cat To Your Personality
Cat owners and cat lovers come in all shapes, sizes and personalities... but which breed will suit you best?
- Mentoring and the Animal Rights Crazies
While ARists try to ban companion animals, the truth is, we need more good cats, not less. We need more good breeders, not less. And this means we need to find new breeders and mentor them.
- Most Popular Cat Breeds
Which are the most popular breeds in the world? Not an easy question to answer. Looking at kitten registration numbers and over-all trends, one is able to come to some conclusions regarding which are the top five most popular pedigreed cat breeds in the world...
- My Cat`s Jobs
Personal trainer, psychologist, doctor... your cat is a multi-faceted professional ready to help you with your many needs.
- Naming Your Cat
Deciding on a unique name for your special kitty can sometimes be quite a task. Here`s some help!
- Nine Lives
Have you ever wondered where the saying, "A cat has nine lives" first came from?
- Owning A Cat May Prevent Asthma
New research results suggests that owning a cat may prevent a child from developing asthma.
- Painted Cats Is A Spoof
Recently, the internet has been ablaze with emails showing photos of everyday felines apparently `painted` by their owners in a variety of decorative colors and designs.
From major players in `Cats and Dogs` to supporting cast in `Austin Powers` pedigreed cats are gaining recognition as movie stars!
- Pet Owners Live Longer!
Okay... Now we KNOW why we should all own a cat or two :-)))
- Rachel Parker, Watercolor Artist
Our Christmas "Title Cat" is not a cat but a stunning painting by artist Rachel Parker. A self taught artist, Rachel has been drawing and painting since she was old enough to hold a pencil. Her paintings often feature animals, but especially cats and her favorite breed, Siamese . . .
- Recipe For Kitties
When God created kitty cats...He had no recipe?
- Routine & Enrichment Makes For Healthier Cats
A 2011 Ohio State University study shows that cats become healthier if they have a predictable routine and enriched lifestyle. Learn more!
- Ten Common Cat Myths
Do you think you know a lot about cats? There are at least 10 common myths about the average cat that are not true.
- Ten Ways To Pamper Your Cat
Are you looking for suggestions to treat the special feline in your life? Here are a few...
- To The Christmas Cat
What is the surprise that I see in your eyes?
- Top Ten Cat Names 2007
Can you guess the most popular names chosen for male and female cats?
- Top Ten US Cites with the Healthiest Pets
Do you live in one of the top 10 cities in the US with the healthiest pets?