Category: Feline Fun Facts

Causes of Biting in Cats

Why do cats bite? There are several possible causes of biting in cats; it depends entirely on the situation at the time. Biting is primarily the result of fear and or aggression. Some cats, especially young ones may also bite as a form of play. I cannot emphasise enough that this behaviour should not be […]

How To Thank A Veterinarian

We all know our veterinarians and their staff perform miracles. They often go out on a limb to help an animal in need. Veterinary medicine is a physically and emotionally challenging job with many ups and downs. We take a look at how to thank a veterinarian and make them know they are appreciated for […]

What is a Feral Cat?

What is a feral cat? A feral cat is a cat that is born in the wild but is descended from domestic cats. Most feral cats have limited to zero exposure to humans, and avoid human contact. Feral animals differ from native animals as they are introduced. Examples of feral animals in Australia include pigs, […]

Can Cats Taste Sweet?

Can cats taste sweet? Cats can’t taste sweet as they lack the necessary sweet receptor, which is referred to as sweet blindness. The sense of taste is perceived via the tastebuds which are located on the tongue. Tastebuds contain receptor cells, which have taste receptors in their membrane. When the cat eats, molecules in the […]

150 Best White Cat Names From A to Z

Are you looking for a unique white name for a new feline addition? We have collated a list of classic white cat names including, food and places. Abban Alban Alabaster Alaska Alpine Alvino (white in Spanish) Angel Arctic Aspen Avalanche   Bahman (avalanche, Persian) Bailey Bear Beluga Bianco Blanc Blanche Blizzard Blondie Blossom Bleuenn (white […]

Pumpkin For Cats-Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Most pet owners wouldn’t think of pumpkin as something a cat would eat, but it has many benefits. It is cheap, easy to prepare, palatable and offers several benefits to cats. Pumpkin contains high levels of fibre. There are two types of dietary fibre, soluble and insoluble. It also contains antioxidants, beta-carotene, omega fatty acids, […]

When Do Kittens Lose Their Baby Teeth?

When do kittens lose their baby teeth? The kitten’s baby teeth are the cat’s first set of teeth which erupt around the third week. Kittens begin to lose their baby teeth around 3 – 4 months of age to make room for the larger adult (or permanent) teeth. Most cat owners won’t even notice a […]

Cats As Pets – Why Cats Make Great Companions

Cats are beautiful creatures who have a great deal to offer their human companions. It is thought that cats were first domesticated by humans around 5,000 years ago and were used to help protect farmers crops from mice and other rodents. They are still a favourite domesticated pet today, generally not for their hunting abilities […]