15 Reasons To Adopt A Cat – Or Two!

Cats are soft, warm and adorably playful. It’s no wonder they are the most popular pets in the United States. 88 million kitties are currently shacking up with American humans, as compared to 74 million dogs. If you are in the market for a new furry friend, here are 15 excellent reasons to choose a fashionable feline companion – or two! 1. They are good for the heart. Owning a cat could reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the … Read more

6 Powerful Ways A Cat’s Purrs Are Good For Your Health

There’s something innately satisfying about having your cat jump into your lap and turn into a rumbling ball of fur. Those soothing purrs are a sure sign of their contentment, but purring does a lot more than tell you how your cat is feeling. Coming in at a range of 20-140 Hz, those vibrations have been scientifically proven to have several health-related benefits. And while your cat gets enjoyment from purring, that’s not what we’re talking about here. Cuddling with … Read more

Why Do Cats Do Crazy Things? Find Out Answers Here!

Cats do some pretty weird things. And usually we just shrug it off as “she’s a cat.” But do you ever catch yourself staying awake at night wondering why your cat is crammed inside your dustpan instead of sprawled out on the bed? If the late night pondering is keeping you awake, then hopefully this article will let you get some sleep! Dr. Frank McMillan has been the Director of Well-Being Studies at Best Friends Animal Society since 2007. Before … Read more

You Cat’s Coat Color May Be Linked To His Personality

If you have been around enough cats, you may have started to notice that cats of certain colors act the same way. Many people see calicos as more stand-offish or feisty than the typical grey tabby, for example. But is there any basis for this, or is just coincidence? Science says there may indeed be a connection between your cat’s coat color and her personality. A University of California Davis veterinarian research team conducted a study to see if a cat’s … Read more

9 Amazing Facts About Your Cat’s Ears

Cats are amazing creatures. It seems like every single part of them plays a big role in how fast they can move or how precisely they can hunt in the dark. Their ears are no exception! Your cat’s ears are fine-tuned instruments that do some pretty amazing things. Here are 9 facts that may surprise you about those swiveling, tufty triangles on top of your cat’s head. Image: Robert Couse-Baker @ Flickr #1 – They have an incredible range of … Read more