There’s never been a better time to declare yourself a cat person. Long gone are the days when the epithet came with negative or even “crazy” connotations. In fact, the feline has risen to such a point of prominence that it’s impossible to dip into the pop culture world without hearing the endearing purr of
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Dwarfism is pretty rare in cats, but there are a couple of dwarf cats who have become celebrities. Lil BUB and Grumpy Cat have showered the world in their cuteness (Lil BUB) and snarky memes (Grumpy Cat). How did they get that way? Here are the basics on dwarf cats. Lil BUB! Photography via Lil BUB’s
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Should You Bathe Kittens? The short answer is no. Unless you have a very good reason to, do not bathe kittens. Kittens are fragile little creatures. The younger they are, the more fragile. Their small body size means they have a lot of skin relative to their mass, and that ratio makes them more sensitive
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A ginger cat hopped into a woman’s car when she had a door opened. The mischievous feline invited himself into the vehicle and started meowing to gather their attention. Supplied by Anastasia Zamora-Ortiz Anastasia Zamora-Ortiz from Ontario, California was getting ready to go to the John Wayne Airport to pick up her niece’s friend when
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Liz and Ian Finlay of the U.K. first met their resilient and perdurable (purr-durable?) feline, Nutmeg, 27 years ago. “We celebrate his birthday in March every year so we know it was around March 1990 when we got him,” Mr. Finlay told the Newcastle Chronicle last year. According to Metro U.K., the Finlay’s former cat,
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Discussing treatment options can be a tough conversation between vets and pets’ humans. By: John Donges Clients can get confused, upset, frustrated and even angry when their vet puts all treatment options on the table. Full disclosure, however, of all medical choices available to you is the ethical thing to do. Discussing all possibilities and
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On Sept. 23, we celebrate what’s known as Dogs in Politics Day, or Checkers Day. This special day is based around Richard Nixon’s dog Checkers, who was remarked upon quite a bit during Nixon’s pre-presidential political career. These pets are following in those paw prints — perhaps hoping to be the next Checkers, the
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