Questions About Cats

what to do when a cat scratches your eye
Questions About Cats

Why Does It Itch When a Cat Scratches You?

A cat scratch on a finger, hand, arm or face hurts a lot. Just a quick swipe of your cat’s claws can lead to cuts, bleeding, itchiness, stinging, puffiness, and bacterial infection. The core difference between a minor scratch and a painful infection often has little to do with the cut itself, but rather the state of the cat’s claws that inflicted the wound. Felines aren’t always as clean as we’d like to think. This […]

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 […]

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

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 […]