‘Poodle Cats’, Curly-Coated Cuties

The term ‘poodle cat’ can sound like an oxymoron on first hearing it. After all, a poodle is a dog not a cat, right? Surprise! Within the cat realm, there exists a cat with the curly coat seen on poodle dogs. And of course, the curly kitty cats are fantastically adorable. While called ‘poodle cats’, the actual breed name is the Selkirk Rex. If you’ve never seen one, you’re not alone. They’re a relatively new breed in the cat world, … Read more

About Maine Coon Cats: Gentle Giants, Rulers Of Hearts

The snow falls gently on a field of white and from the trees wanders a magnificent creature. A cat so large your eyes can’t be seeing the feline right. But no, the cat is that large and padding easily through the wet blanket of slush on paws like snowshoes. The falling flakes bother the cat little, his thick fur flowing as the snow melts away. You’re spotted by the awe-inspiring cat, wondering if a small grey tiger with fluffy fur … Read more

Your Cat Is Your Unique, Treat Him To A Food That’s Just As Special As He Is

Your cat is a hunter, chasing red dots. He’s a world-class napper. He pours himself into boxes and claws scratching posts. He’s totally one-of-a-kind and he does it all with a yawn and a flick of his tail. So cool. There is no other cat in the world like your cat. So it’s important to keep your kitty in tip-top shape as best you can, because he won’t be replaced. The road to health starts at his bowl – and … Read more

The First Ever At-Home Cat Genetics Test

Cat lovers rejoice. DNA testing is now available for cats, and it’s pretty pawsome! While canine DNA tests have been around since 2007, feline science, widely understudied and underfunded, has been lagging behind. Thanks to Basepaws, we’re now able to reveal the secrets hidden within feline DNA and get to know our cats on a whole new level. Basepaws Cat DNA test is a novel approach to cat DNA testing which reveals your cat’s background, origins and ultimately health predispositions. The … Read more

The 10 Largest Cat Breeds

All cats have something special about them that catches the eye. Some have lots of soft, gorgeous fur. Others have almost no fur at all. Some refuse to be ignored, and will draw your attention with loud meows, chirps, or will cut to the chase and put a tail in your face! These cats are remarkable for their size. If you’re looking up world records for cats, you’re likely to see one of these breeds with the prize for size! … Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Scottish Fold

Long before Taylor Swift started toting around both of her pampered Scottish Fold cats, this breed was adored by many for its unique charisma. Aside from their obvious ear folds that give the breed its name, what else do you know about this beautiful breed? Take a look at our 5 things you didn’t know about the Scottish Fold: Source: Oksana Sorochan via Flickr 1. Not All Scottish Fold Cats Have the Trademark Ears Although this might be a bit surprising, it … Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Burmese Cat Breed

Some people may not be able to tell one breed of cat from the other – in fact, some don’t know that there are even breeds in cats! But we do – and we appreciate them for all their uniqueness! We know that the Burmese are strikingly beautiful cats known for their large green eyes and short silky coats. Many owners can attest to their “chatty Kathy” nature. Take a look at our 5 things you didn’t know about the … Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Exotic Shorthair

Known for its teddy bear looks, with large, expressive eyes and cute round faces, the Exotic Shorthair is a beautiful cat breed. Many know the Exotic Shorthair as a shorthaired version of the Persian, but there are many other traits they have that are unique. Here are 5 things most don’t know about the Exotic Shorthair cat breed: Source: Başak Ekinci via Flickr 1. They Are Not So Shorthaired The Exoctic Shorthair tends to have more hair than your typical shorthaired cat. … Read more

5 Facts About Tuxedo Cats

Tuxedo cats are beautiful felines and there’s more to appreciate about them than just their coats. These cats have captured the hearts of many an animal lover, so we thought we’d introduce you to some unique facts! 1. Tuxedo cats are named for the color pattern they have. Specifically, they have white on their chests and stomachs and sometimes on their feet, chins and neck. Although the classic tuxedo pattern is black and white, the color can vary as much … Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Domestic Shorthair

References like tomcat, alley cat, and house cat can all describe this breed that we’ve known for ages and all love. So, what do you think you really know about this blended breed that has captured the heart of millions? Some are big, others are small, and while some have stripes, others are solid. Besides the obvious things that we all know about them, here are 5 things you didn’t know about the world’s most popular cat breed, the domestic shorthair: Source: mongider via Flickr … Read more