Category: Cat Breeds

Do Cats Have Knees and Elbows?

Do cats have knees? Cat’s limbs move in strange ways. Sometimes, it seems as if they don’t have bones. However, your cat has knees and elbows, though they are arranged differently than humans are. Cats have knees and ankles on their hind legs. The knee is known as the stifle joint in quadruped animals. Stifle joints […]

What Don’t Cats Like?

Change in routine Cats are creatures of habit, they like to know when they are going to be fed when you will be home from work and where to find their litter tray. Any changes around the home or to their routine can throw them off balance and result in a stressed cat who possibly […]

Why Are Cats Associated With Halloween?

Domestication of cats Witches and cats have had a long-held association and most of us can’t picture a witch without a black cat by her side. But why are cats associated with witches? Cats became domesticated 8,000 years ago when people settled in the Fertile Crescent, the arch-shaped region that includes the eastern shore of […]

Cat Eye Colours

Key points Cat eye colours include brown, green, copper, yellow, aqua and blue. Green is the most common eye colour in cats. Aqua is the rarest cat eye colour. Genetics determine eye colour. All kittens are born with blue eyes, whichchange colour from 6-8 weeks. Cat eye colours The eyes are the window to the […]

Odd-Eyed Cats (Heterochromia)

At a glance About: Odd eyes (heterochromia) is a condition in which one iris (the coloured part of the eye) is different from the other iris. For example, one eye is blue, and the other is green. It may be inherited, congenital or acquired. Types: There are three forms, complete, central or sectoral. Complete heterochromia […]