Questions About Cats

what do cat trills mean?
Questions About Cats

What Does Cat Trilling Mean?

Trilling is a high-pitched chirping sound that cats make to greet people or other felines. It’s a welcoming noise that signals when a cat is happy to see someone. Cats also use it as a way to communicate and express themselves. Trilling is a positive sound that’s taught by mother cats to encourage their kittens to follow them. It’s described as a high-pitched noise that can be likened to the soft coo of a pigeon […]

Do cats sweat through their skin?
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How Does a Cat Sweat?

Cats are descendants of the African Wildcat and, as such, love lounging around in the sun. Though they are covered in fur, they will often find warm places to nap, even if it’s already hot outside. Sweating is essential for the survival of every mammal. But the question is, how do cats sweat? Sweating through the hairless areas of their body such as the paws, lips, chin, and the area around the anus helps to […]

cat likes sleeping on my dirty clothes
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Why Does My Cat Lie on My Dirty Clothes?

Cats are meticulously clean, which makes their attraction to dirty laundry a little odd. A cat may spend hours grooming itself, then roll in sweaty clothes. This is a natural behavior and nothing to be concerned about. Cats enjoy dirty clothing because of the scent. A cat can detect an owner’s scent by the unique body aroma as a feline nose cuts through perfume or cologne. This means that your clothing smells unmistakable like you, […]

Odd-eyed cat genetics
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Why Do Cats Have Different Colored Eyes?

Some cats have what is known as heterochromia iridis, which is an unusual condition that means the iris in each eye is a different color. The result is a cat with one blue eye and the other either green, yellow, or brown.  Heterochromia can either be genetic or acquired due to medical health problems. There are three types of heterochromia – complete, sectoral, and central. All kittens are born with blue eyes because they have […]

pets that get along well with cats
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What Pets Get Along with Cats?

Other animals often like cats, but the feeling is not always mutual. Cats can be complicated to pair with another pet. Happily, it’s possible to bring additional animals into a cat’s home. You’ll just need to choose the species of a second pet carefully. Cats sometimes enjoy living with other felines. It depends on how territorial each cat is, and how you manage introductions. Small, quiet dogs can live with cats, as long as the […]

gross things cats do
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17 Really Disgusting Things Cats Do All The Time

It’s no secret that cats are unique creatures. Though they’re descendants of the African Wildcat, they’ve evolved to become a much-loved family pet and faithful companion. But cats have still retained some feral traits that don’t always make sense to their human owners. Some cats offer dead prey to humans, while others will lick their privates in public. Cats are also known to eat their feces, drink urine, and spray around the house. If a […]