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Poke the Boredom Bubble & Enrich Them

We all appreciate our own space. But there is a fine line between enjoying your own company and being lonely! Find more about how you can poke the boredom bubble from your cat’s life with these creative ways and keep them happy, healthy, and engaged. One of the things that many people find appealing about cats is that they can be left in their own company for long hours. Even with the…

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…

The Art of Choosing a Right Litter Box (Part-II)

In continuation of the article in previous issue on choosing a right litter box for your kitty, we further tell you how to select a suitable type or model for your feline fellow and effective use of it. There are different types or models of litter boxes for your cat that you can choose from. Models & choices Open Boxes—giving more head space: These boxes are the simplest of all as…

The Official State Cat– Maine Coon

Maine Coon is very new to India. It is estimated that there must be only around 25 Maine Coons in the country. Let’s learn about the unique features and demeanor of this beautiful sociable breed. Maine Coon is considered to be one of the largest domesticated cat breeds. She has a distinctive physical appearance and valuable hunting skills. She is one of the oldest natural breeds in North America,…

Keep your beloved safe from Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis

With the increasing number of cat pet parents, the awareness about felines and their health is also increasing–which is a great thing. A common disease seen in cats is Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis (FCGS). Know more about this disease and keep your beloved safe! Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis (FCGS) is an oral mucosal inflammatory disease of cats. It is very painful, is mostly severe in…

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…

Protect Your Precious With Regular Health Check-UPS

As a pet parent you take care of all the needs of your pets and give them all the love and care they need. Taking care of their health is of utmost importance. Like you schedule regular health check-ups for yourself and your family members, you should do the same for your pet as well. Talk to your vet about annual or bi-annual check-ups. Cats should be vaccinated against potentially fatal…

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…

FANTASTIC FELINES –simply fabulous!

Cats are majestic, classy and super curious. Get mesmerised by these eight breeds of feline beauties from across the world and know more about their amazing attributes. SIBERIAN – Agile and intelligent Siberian is a natural breed and has been around for at least as long as recorded history. Agile and intelligent, this cat breed is hefty, sturdy with medium longhair, good temperament and…

Deepen the Connection with Purrfect Nutrition

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods and they haven’t yet forgotten that! They have a poise which is so mystical that they naturally command just the best in every aspect. Cats are obligate carnivores and heavily rely on meat for their nutritional needs. They evolved as hunters who consumed prey containing high amounts of protein, moderate fat, and minimal amount of carbohydrates, and…

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…

16 FANTASTIC FELINES–simply fabulous!

Cats are majestic, classy and super curious. Get mesmerised by these 16 breeds of feline beauties from across the world and know more about their amazing attributes. Khao Manee – Devoted & intelligent She is a natural breed originated from Thailand. Her short, glistening white coat is complimented by their jewel like eye colours which comes in any shade of blue, green, gold or odd. She is…

Importance of regularly attending to your cat’s claws & ears

Cats and kittens need to have their claws attended to. The best way to keep the claws clean and short is to have a good scratching post in one corner of the house. If your cat plays outdoors, trees can be a good natural scratching post. Sometimes a cat will go ahead and claw the furniture or carpets and that is totally unacceptable. My suggestion has always been to use an emery board.…

Fight Feline Coronavirus Like a Warrior!

In the global pandemic of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that has claimed so many lives all over the world, the disease is still spreading and things are looking bleak. Experts believe that the massive COVID- 19 outbreak is some way related to over-exploited human- animal interface. Animals play a key role in maintaining ecological balance. Any interference, destruction or over-exploitation of…

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…

Struggling to give medicines? Learn handy ways!

From deworming tablets to antibiotics, you need to give your cat different kinds of pills. Learn handy ways. Most cats are experts at spitting them out, or they refuse to eat them altogether. If you are part of the likely majority of people owned by cats, pilling little Fluffy, otherwise known as trying to place a tiny, hard object into the mouth of an unwilling creature with sharp claws and…

Fantastic Felines: World’s Amazing Cat Breeds and How They Win Hearts

They’re majestic, classy, and super curious. Get mesmerised by feline beauties and their various breeds from across the world and know more about these amazing beings The always alert Abyssinian Abyssinian is a cylindrical, short-haired breed with a ‘ticked’ tabby coat like that of squirrels and wild cats in which individual hairs are in different colours—red, ruddy, blue and fawn. Her…