Category: Cat Behavior

Can You Catch Worms From Cats?

Yes, you can although they don’t develop in the same way, they would in your cat. Infection is more common in children than in adults. You will notice two phrases that are similar in this article: cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) and visceral larva migrans (VLM). CLM most commonly occurs with hookworms and VLM with roundworms. […]

Why Do Cats Knock Things Over?

Growing up, our two Siamese cats lived with an invisible cat by the name of Gravity. Gravity was responsible for all cat-related accidents in the home, but due to his invisibility, the Siamese cats were unfairly blamed. Most cat lovers are familiar with the sound of things crashing to the ground, compliments of the cat. […]

What is a Group of Cats Called?

What is a group of cats called? A group of cats is called a clowder, this word is believed to be a variation of clutter, from the word clott, which means round mass or lump. A much less used term is a ‘glaring‘, however, there is little information available on the etymology of this word […]

How To Tell If Cats Like Each Other

About Cats aren’t always the easiest animals to read and can’t tell us what they are thinking, but they do provide us with many clues as to how they feel in general, about us and towards other cats in the house. Nothing is sweeter than two cats who get along and are company for one […]

Glossary of Feline Terms

A to Z glossary of common feline terms. A Abdominal palpation – Examination of the abdomen by hands and fingers. Abiotic – Not living; not biotic. Ablation – Removal. Abscess – A puss-filled cavity. Abundism –  A cat (animal) that has markings that are more prolific than normal. Aby – Abyssinian cat. Acariasis – Mite […]

Cat Belly – All About Your Cat’s Belly

Also known as the abdomen, the belly is located between the chest and the pelvis. It houses the stomach and intestines as well as the liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys and bladder. My cat has a swollen belly A swollen belly is usually an indication of an underlying condition. Some common causes of swollen bellies in […]

Pros and Cons of Covered Litter Trays

Covered litter trays have had a huge surge in popularity over the past two decades. These litter trays have a top and a bottom, with a hole or a flap in the entrance or in the top. Pros of covered litter trays Odour control: The closed-in design greatly reduces litter tray odours spreading throughout the […]

Dog and Puppy in Different Languages

Do you want to know what the word for dog and puppy is in different languages? We cover an extensive list of countries and how they spell dog and puppy. Language Dog Puppy Afrikaans Hond Hondjie Albanian Qen Qenush Amharic Wisha Buchila Arabic Kalb Juru Armenian Shun K’vot’vot’ Azerbaijani It Puppy Bangla Kukura Kukurachānā Basque […]