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June 25, 2019

 

Ancient Egyptian Cat Lovers

The Ancient Egyptians substantially influenced the personality of the domesticated cat, turning a fierce predator into the house cat of today.

April 9, 2019

 

Vikings Made Cats Bigger

A recent study from the University of Copenhagen decided to examine the many cat skeletons at the Zoological Museum in Copenhagen.

January 4, 2019

 

The Power Of Cute

I've heard that owning a dog or cat can be a good way to deal with stress and ward off depression. Is that true?

December 28, 2018

 

Cats AND Dogs are Wild Animal Killers

While cats are the leading killers of small birds and small mammals, dogs do their fair share of damage.

June 8, 2018

 

Your Cat Needs Protein

Cats are obligate carnivores; the protein they get from meat is necessary for their survival.

April 9, 2018

 

The United States Has A Pet Obesity Problem

More than fifty percent of pet dogs and almost sixty percent of pet cats are obese.

February 27, 2018

 

In Ancient Egypt, one story was that cats' eyes always reflected the sun and that's why they glowed at night.

Why Do Cats’ Eyes Glow At Night?

Cats and many other nocturnal animals have a part of their eye called the tapetum lucidum.

April 10, 2017

 

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Onions Are Toxic to Your Pets   

Raw onions contain sulfur compounds that are toxic to pets.

December 9, 2016

 

Cats mark their territories via scent

Ah, There’s the Rub

Anyone who owns a cat is familiar with the head-bumping way they greet you, but what does this behavior mean?

October 21, 2016

 

Even cats falling from greater than seven floors have a good chance of survival.

Humpty Dumpty Wasn’t A Cat

You may have seen a cat fall from a tree or high rooftop. Ever wonder how felines can survive such great falls?

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