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Feline Friends & Their Language of Love

“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.” – Ernest Hemingway Cats are known for their emotional opaqueness and standoffishness; they may even seem mysterious to some. But when you start paying a little attention you can decipher them and their antics. From time to time, they use special noises like growls,…

Captivating Cats & Their Characteristics to Consider

If you want to be a feline pet parent or are one you are lucky to share your life with the captivating feline, read on and get to know more of how to make your feline family comfortable, loved and healthy. Being a pet parent comes with responsibility involving adopting a cat, making the house cat enabled, bringing home your feline family, house rules some to be broken some to be adhered too, play…

Think Like A Cat!

Will you and your cat be a match made in heaven or an odd couple? All depends on how well you understand your cat. Understanding cats is easy, we just need to know how they live in their natural environment and then make sure we meet their needs. Outdoors, cats hunt for food, hide from predators (often by climbing) and defend their home territories.Indoors, these behaviour, may look…

A ray of hope for your rescued feline family!

Bringing home a new pet is a big step that requires careful planning and consideration. You need to make sure that you are well prepared to take on the responsibility. Getting home a new feline friend is so exciting, but make sure you are fully prepped up to be a responsible pet parent. Whether you wish to adopt a rescued stray cat from a shelter or pick up a lost one from the street,…

Old, Gold, Yet Beautifully Bold –Take Care of Your Senior Cats

Is your pet getting old and gray? To make the transition from an adult to a senior easy for your pet, you need to be patient and sensitive towards these changes. Cats of the age of 11 years and above are usually considered seniors. As their age progresses, cats invariably undergo various physiological as well as behavioural changes.Cats are experts at hiding their pain despite underlying…

50 Shades of Cattitude

Cats and their captivating ways! There’s a lot more to your feline friend than meets the eye. You may love this mystical creature of yours without being aware of how cool this species is. Here is a list of 50 amusing facts about cats who’ll leave you awestruck! 1. The oldest cat called Creme Puff was born on 3rd August 1967 and lived up to 38 years, 3 days. 2. Cats are the only mammals who…

‘Meow Magic’ tugging the heart strings!

Here’s a scenario that I am sure as a cat parent you have encountered time and again. You hold your cat close for a warm cuddle only to have her paws land on your face pushing you away or have your cat almost immediately wanting to leap off and away from your embrace! Sounds familiar? All along, you have showered your kitty with ample love and affection. Never missing an opportunity to…

Cats and Bones – Not a match made in heaven!

Our feline friends are so sensitive and smart. Whether it is understanding our emotions or conveying their likes and dislikes, cats are always curious and bring so much joy. But sometimes when they are in a naughty mood, your cat might eat something wrong which can be a problem for them! Cats are pro at eating food with bones, in fact they enjoy it. But sometimes if the pet parent is not…

Forever Funny & Freaky Feline Flicks!

Some cat movies are timeless classics. Here is a litter of fantastic feline flicks which are full of fun, fear & fantasies. Watch them one after another to lift up your mood while you stay home in this unprecedented time. That Darn Cat (1965) Directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Hayley Mills and Dean Jones, That Darn Cat! is a thriller comedy film which revolves around a story of…

Litter Box Science: The Art of Choosing The Right One

Nothing can be sweeter than a little furry bundle of joy! It is indeed quite difficult not to fall in love with these adorable little gems. But before you decide to get a cat or a kitten, you will have to think over many things, among which stands out a consideration of whether your home is really suitable for this furry delight and choosing a right litter box! Early learning – best way to…

Keep Calm and Cat on – The Art of Keeping Your Cat Less Agitated

Pet parents who have had cats for several years will understand the best way to take their pets to the vet. But if you’re a new pet parent to a kitty then this article will be helpful for them to understand the ease of visiting the vet. We are all concerned about our pet’s welfare and reducing their anxiety is of utmost importance. If your cat is unwell or injured, you will most likely need to…

Rendezvous with cat judge Pau Badia

Pau Badia is an international cat show judge from Spain. He has been judging cat shows over the last three years. Here, he talks about his experience and changing scenario in cat shows during pandemic. What is the biggest challenge in judging virtual cat shows? There are several challenges when judging virtually—light and video-camera quality, stability of each participant, internet…

Cheers to Incredible Intelligence of Our Feline Friends

Cats are highly intelligent furry fellows with an acute awareness of the world they exist in. They can work out answers to problems, apply them, and then adapt solutions to different situations. Cats uses their learning abilities and memory for useful ‘operations’ generally for their own gain, such as – opening the door by jumping for the latch, summoning pet parents by imperiously…

Forever Funny & Freaky Feline Flicks! Some cat movies are timeless classics.

That Darn Cat (1965) Directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Hayley Mills and Dean Jones, That Darn Cat! is a thriller comedy film which revolves around a story of bank robbers, a kidnapping and a mischievous cat who is known as Darn Cat or DC— a wily, adventurous Siamese tomcat. One night, DC follows bank robber Iggy into an apartment where he and his partner Dan are holding bank employee Miss…

Tabby is just a colour pattern, not a breed

A common answer when asked “Which cat do you own?” is “A tabby cat.” Okay with that, but which breed? Because, tabby is one of the six patterns normally observed in cats, others are Solid, Particolour, Calico & Bi-Colour, Colour Point and Shaded & Smoke. Tabby colour pattern can be observed in almost every breed like Indi Mau, Persian, Classic Longhair, Bengal, Maine Coon, Exotic…

Do Cats Have Sixth Sense?

Cats are not always given enough credit for so many things they do in their daily life. They are extremely intelligent, diligent problem solvers, and have a great adjusting nature especially to the obstacles and problems in the house. Curiosity of cats is what drives them to keep sniffing and exploring new territories. Often they’ll open cupboards and pull out drawers just to look inside. Once…

Naughty Paw-tale Hide N’ Seek with Pumpkin

The mystery and adventure with Pumpkin and Poli! Find out how a simple slow morning can turn into a major adventure when your cat decides to play it smart with you. In September 2019, my wife and I made our annual trek to New York for the US Open tennis tournament. We stayed with a long-time friend who has a third-floor Tribeca apartment ruled over by her two rescue cats – Pumpkin and Poli.…

Clicker Clacker in the house, time to clip the claws!

Cats tend to clean and sharpen their claws on a rough surface. If you’re a pet parent of a kitty, then having a scratching post at home is an unsaid rule! Clip those claws regularly to keep them clean and avoid scratches. If you regularly clip your pet’s claws the problem can be lessened. Encourage them to use the scratching post and teach your pet to not use the furniture or carpets for…

Ginger—My Bunch of Happiness!

Ginger is my one year old little bunch of happiness. He is a Persian and Maine-Coon mix. When I’m busy studying, he does everything to get my attention even if that means lying on my books, asking for a belly rub. He and I spend hours playing fetch. Yes! Ginger loves playing fetch with me. But more than that he has his own kind of liking for sitting in the garden, showing off his golden fur in…