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The Beckoning (Lucky) Cat – Maneki Neko

At a glance The beckoning cat is a Japanese talisman which is placed at the entrance of shops and restaurants to bring good luck and...

Hairless Cats (with photos) – All About Hairless Cat Breeds

Hairless cat breeds The Sphynx is the most well known of the hairless cat breeds, but others have been developed by cross-breeding the Sphynx to...
Meow and purr in different languages

Meow and Purr in Different Languages

  Meow Purr Afrikaans Mjaullin Purr Albanian Mjau Kerrmëz Amharic Meow T’inik’uk’i Arabic Mawa' Kharkhara Azerbaijani Meow Purr Bangla Meow Purir Belarusian Miaŭ Varkatać Bengali Mi'u Garagara ā'ōẏāja Bosnian Mjau Purr Bulgarian Myaukane Mŭrkane Burmese Nyaung Purr Catalan Meu Purr Cebuano Meow Purr Chinese (simplified) Miāo Fāchū hóu yīn Chinese (traditional) Miāo Fāchū hóu yīn Corsican Meow Meow ...

Why Do Cats Eat Grass and Is It Safe?

At a glance Grass contains nutrients and micro-nutrients It acts as a laxative It can help them vomit to get rid of irritants or...

Cat Bites – A Scared or Injured Cat Has the Potential to Bite

Warning...vent ahead! We recently fostered a lovely cat but unfortunately one of our own cats took an instant dislike to him and would pick a...
Five pillars of a healthy feline environment

Five Pillars of a Healthy Feline Environment

At a glance Five Pillars of a Healthy Feline Environment Provide a safe place Provide multiple and separated key environmental resources Provide the opportunity for...
Why do cats bury their waste?

Why Do Cats Bury Their Poop?

Cats may have been domesticated for nine thousand years but they haven't lost many of their wild ways and that extends to their toileting...

How Does Catnip Work & Why Do Cats Love It?

Nepeta cataria, commonly known as catnip, catmint, field balm or catswort is a vigorous perennial herb which belongs to the genus Nepeta, a part...
Primordial pouch infographic

Primordial Pouch (Cat Belly Flap) – What is it?

Many cats have a loose flap of skin which runs along the length of the belly but is most pronounced towards the rear, just...
Adopt a less adoptable pet week

Adopt A Less Adoptable Pet Week

24th - 30th September is Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week, which highlights the plight of those pets who aren't as adoptable younger and...