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The Amazing Feline Tongue

THE AMAZING FELINE TONGUE

Cats drink by converting their long tongues into spoons. The tip of the tongue is curled backward to create a hollow shape that acts...

The Cat's Sense of Taste

THE CAT'S SENSE OF TASTE

Compared to humans, the cat's sense of taste is weak. We have 9,000 taste buds, while they have only 473. They make up for this deficiency...

 
 
 
Feline Teeth / Brush Your Cat's Teeth

FELINE TEETH / BRUSH YOUR CAT'S TEETH

Feline Teeth: The adult cat has 30 teeth: 12 incisors, 4 canines, 10 premolars and 4 molars. The large, curved, pointed canines are...

The Magnificent Feline Coat

THE MAGNIFICENT FELINE COAT

There are three types of general body fur on the cat. The down hairs are closest to the skin and they keep the animal warm. This underfur...

 
 
 
Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 669

SUNDAYS WITH TABS THE CAT, MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG MASCOT, VOL. 669

It appears that I am destined to live with felines with exquisite taste in fine jewelry. Tabs was a purveyor of all things bling -...

FRUITY FELINES IN 3D

 
 
 

A LETTER FROM BECKY ROBINSON SUPPORTING A BILL TO BAN CAT DECLAWING IN MASSACHUSETTS

Alley Cat Allies President and Founder Becky Robinson sent the following letter in support of Massachusetts SB 222, An Act Prohibiting...

Cat and owner reunited in 'incredibly special moment' after six years on the run

CAT AND OWNER REUNITED IN 'INCREDIBLY SPECIAL MOMENT' AFTER SIX YEARS ON THE RUN

When Mary Ruston's cat Lilli disappeared six years ago, she never expected to see her again. Now 14 and having turned up 50km away,...

 
 
 
Garfield phones wash up on beach, spark hilarious reactions

GARFIELD PHONES WASH UP ON BEACH, SPARK HILARIOUS REACTIONS

The feline flotsam first appeared in the early 1980s, but was recently posted about on Twitter, sparking a tsunami of jokes about the...

Woman posts ‘My Cat Is A Thief' sign next to her pet's stolen items

WOMAN POSTS ‘MY CAT IS A THIEF' SIGN NEXT TO HER PET'S STOLEN ITEMS

She's a cat burglar: An Oregon woman devised an unorthodox way to pay penance for her thieving feline - by posting a sign asking neighbors...

 
 
 
Dear My Cat introduces new feline friends and adorable outfits with its June update

DEAR MY CAT INTRODUCES NEW FELINE FRIENDS AND ADORABLE OUTFITS WITH ITS JUNE UPDATE

Flero Games' relaxing kitty collecting game is launching a new event with its June update to make Dear My Cat even more adorable. Players...

Blind Dog and His “Seeing-Eye Cat” Set Sights On New Forever Home

BLIND DOG AND HIS “SEEING-EYE CAT” SET SIGHTS ON NEW FOREVER HOME

During a winter cold snap in Canada, the animal lovers of Saving Grace Animal Society in Alix, Alberta, were out delivering supplies...

 
 
 

OPERATION CLAW-OUT

So, in the last blog we had been forced to leave a feral feline fending for itself somewhere in the wilds of Makairo Track. Well, we...

ABSENCE OF KNOWN FELINE MYH7 AND MYBPC3 VARIANTS IN A DIVERSE COHORT OF CATS WITH HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

Summary Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common cause of heart disease in the domestic cat with a genetic predisposition in...

 
 
 
Furry Friday: A focus on feline beauty

FURRY FRIDAY: A FOCUS ON FELINE BEAUTY

These cats are ready for their portrait shots, and they know it.

Sharing the Turf - Territory Explained

SHARING THE TURF - TERRITORY EXPLAINED

The wild counterpart of the domestic cat has a large territory, with males patrolling about 150 acres and females, about 15 acres....

 
 
 
Feline Happiness - The Familiar and Routine

FELINE HAPPINESS - THE FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE

There's a tiny tiger in every house cat. This little predator patrols their territory with a diligence and regularity that would win...

Helping Kitty Change

HELPING KITTY CHANGE

Change is sometimes necessary. You may have to move to a new residence or add a new pet or family member to your home. You may want...

 
 
 
Sleeps and Naps: Feline Style

SLEEPS AND NAPS: FELINE STYLE

Cats are the world's best sleepers. They slumber away about 60% of their lives-16 hours out of 24. At this rate a nine-year old cat...

Feline Grooming

FELINE GROOMING

There's no doubt that cats are self-cleaning. They spend about one-third of their waking hours grooming themselves. Unfortunately much...