When a cat is happy they will purr. A Moment of Science examines the theories and causes of purring.
Do you own a pet? Chances are you're healthier than a friend who doesn't own a companion animal.
Most cats and kittens love to play with string, but if a feline begins to swallow string, it could become a deadly game.
Were saber-toothed cats social animals compared to other social predators?
Before giving an answer, let's think for a second about the kind of thing we can learn even from so commonplace an event.
How is it that cats can sleep so much? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Domesticated cats tend to show much less variety. A Siamese and a tabby are both shaped like, well, cats. While there are many different breeds of dogs.
Many people believe that cats became domesticated in Egypt, but a genetic study suggests that feline ancestors originally came from more humble roots.
Anyone who owns a cat is familiar with the head-bumping way they greet you, but what does this behavior mean? Learn more on this Moment of Science.