Questions About Cats

diseases humans can get from cats
Questions About Cats

Can I Get Sick from My Cat?

While the vast majority of diseases that affect cats cannot be spread to humans, there are some diseases can be transmitted from cats to people. Although many are minor, some can be severe if your immune system is compromised. As a cat owner, you have a great responsibility. Not only is it your job to provide the best quality of life possible for your cat, but you are also responsible for protecting your home and […]

Why Are Cats So Traumatized When They See Cucumbers?
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Why Are Cats So Traumatized When They See Cucumbers?

Stumbling upon something unexpected has the potential to scare a cat. This is why many cats freak out when they turn around from their food bowl and find a cucumber on the floor staring at them. The safe feeding area has been disrupted by the presence of something foreign and perhaps dangerous. The reaction to a cucumber can literally send your cat up the wall. The Internet has many videos that show cats reacting to […]

do cats enjoy being stroked?
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Where Do Cats Like to Be Petted the Most?

Cats enjoy being petted in many delicate and sensitive areas. The head, chin, ears, cheeks, and lower back are favorites for your cat. While every cat has a unique personality, the petting areas do not usually vary that much. What is enjoyed by one cat will likely be appreciated by another once they have developed a sense of trust in you. Knowing how to pet a cat correctly is almost as crucial as knowing which areas that […]

Do Cats See in Color or Black and White?
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Do Cats See in Color or Black and White?

Cats can see in color, but their world is not as rich and vibrant as ours. Extremely near-sighted, cats view the world in a somewhat foggy haze and are only able to see a minimal amount of color. The color vision of a cat is similar to a person who is color blind. A cat’s view of the world is defined by what is found in the retina. The properties involved (cones and rods) that […]

how to keep your cat entertained for hours
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10 Ways to Keep a Cat Entertained When You’re NOT Home

Leaving your cat alone while you’re at work, out shopping or visiting friends is unavoidable. But, you WILL need to find ways to keep your cat entertained while you’re gone. Otherwise, you may find that your cat keeps itself busy by unintentionally destroying your home and possessions. You do not have to reinvent the wheel to keep your cat happy and contented, but you must cater to your feline’s type of personality. Also, the entertainment must be […]

cat's fur changing from grey to brown
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Why is My Cat’s Fur Changing Color?

The color of your cat’s fur can change in the same way that the pigmentation of human hair can change all of a sudden. While some color changes can occasionally be a sign of a serious medical condition, most are due to your pet’s behavioral tendencies and its living environment. Felines that spend many years as “outdoor cats” can experience many subtle color variations. Due to┬ásun exposure and high temperatures, cats can take on a […]