Welcome to Lovecats and Charlie Shorttail

Totally dedicated to all things cat; we love cats and kittens and celebrate all our beautiful feline friends.


What to expect at Lovecats...

You will find loads of gorgeous cat photos and a wide range of interesting and useful posts about looking after your cats.

Find out about cat behaviours, communicating with your cat, diet tips, intelligence and testing your cat, toys and games and much more..

Lovecats introduces ‘Charlie ShortTail’ -a fun, cute ginger and white cat who has a lot to say.

Charlie ShortTail posts on the ‘big meow”  and on twitter.



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Charlie has been writing lots of articles about cats:

Charlie ShortTail and the Horrid Creature    Charlie ShortTail has a scary encounter with “the Horrid Creature”. I was out …2017/06/13the big meow
Charlie and the awful tar episodeTar on my cat paws I came home today with tar on my paws. Mama …2017/05/07caring for your cat, Looking after cats, the big meow
Why do cats like sitting in boxes of all sizes and even bags, drawers and bowls?Why does your cat like boxes? Holly O Purr relaxes in her box. Understanding why …2017/03/19caring for your cat, cats facts, Looking after cats
Can cats and other animals sense and predict earthquakes and other extreme weather events?Can cats and dogs predict earthquakes and other extreme weather events? Charlie thinks  “Yes, cats …2017/02/23cats facts, Stories
Do cats have arms or legs?Why do cats have legs and not arms? Cats generally get around on all four …2017/02/05cats facts
Charlie’s furriends and pawtraits – Lando EnzoCharlie ShortTails’s brother ‘Lando Enzo’ This is my very special brother ‘Lando Enzo’. He is …2017/01/21Pawtraits, the big meow
Charlie’s furriends and Pawtraits – introducing Mz. ChaosCharlie’s furriends and pawtraits Introducing Mz. Chaos Chaos is a little tortoiseshell cat. She is …2017/01/21Pawtraits, the big meow
Why do female cats screech after mating and attack the male?Why do female cats screech during mating? It is well observed that the female cat …2017/01/15cats facts
Images and photos of beautiful catsCharlie and cats Images of beautiful cats:  2016/11/11cat breeds, cats facts, Looking after cats, the big meow
Abyssinian Cats – all about this beautiful and intelligent breed.Origins of the Abyssinian Cat – breed history Abyssinian cats are thought to have been …2016/11/09cat breeds, cats facts
Turkish Van catCharacteristics of the Turkish Van Turkish Van cats are a rare breed of domestic cat. …2016/10/30cat breeds, cats facts
What to expect as your cat gets olderHealth and behavioural changes in ageing cat Ageing is a normal process and most cats …2016/10/25caring for your cat, Looking after cats
Dementia in older cats – symptoms, care and treatmentDementia in older cats is becoming more common as our pets live longer Cat dementia …2016/10/21caring for your cat, cats facts, Looking after cats
Music for CatsNew Music Album is released specifically designed for cats I heard in the news that …2016/10/19Stories, the big meow
Healing power of your cats purrAll about your cat’s purr and how purring helps to heal Cats don’t just purr …2016/10/18cats facts
Persian CatsAbout Persian Cats Persian cats are one of those instantly recognisable cat breeds that command …2016/10/16cat breeds, Looking after cats
Siberian Cats  All about the beautiful and intelligent Siberian cats Ancestry of Siberian cats. Their ancestry …2016/10/15cat breeds, cats facts
Charlie’s friends and pawtraits -FelixIntroducing – Felix-“Fifi” This is my old pal Felix, a black and white tom cat …2016/10/14Pawtraits, Stories, the big meow
A good diet for my catA healthy diet for your cat What should I feed my cat? How can I …2016/10/12caring for your cat, Looking after cats
Cat Behaviour – understanding your catUnderstanding your cat’s behaviour Why does my cat behave like this? Watch and observe your …2016/10/09caring for your cat, cats facts, Looking after cats
House plants that are toxic to catsWhich house plants are harmful to cats? Common house plants can be poisonous or cause …2016/10/09caring for your cat
The big meow – helloThe big meow with Charlie ShortTail Hi I’m Charlie ShortTail and I have a lot …2016/09/22Pawtraits, Stories, the big meow
Which cat breed to choose – cat personalitiesWhich cat breed to choose based on personality Which breed of cat will be most …2016/09/22cat breeds, cats facts, Looking after cats
Wow- 10 more facts about cats10 more great facts about cats 1. Cats use their lips and nose to sense …2016/09/21cats facts, Looking after cats
Very Clever CatsClever Cats -how brainy is your cat? Very Clever Cats can: Sit, stand or roll …2016/09/21cats facts, Test your cat, training cats
More facts about your cat15 More Amazing Facts about your Cat Amazing cat facts:   A cat’s average body …2016/09/21cats facts, training cats
Cat breeds from around the world – North AmericaCat breeds- North America A stunning male Opicat Ocicat Named from the wild Ocelet, as …2016/09/21cat breeds, cats facts
Cat breeds from around the world – Europe and RussiaCat Breeds -Europe and Russia   The magnificent Norwegian forest cat. Norwegian Forest cat An …2016/09/21cat breeds, cats facts
Cat breeds around the world – the Middle East and AfricaCat breeds -Middle East and Africa The very beautiful and revered Abyssinian cat. Abyssinian Thought …2016/09/21cat breeds, cats facts
Cat Breeds from around the world – AsiaCat breeds from Asia: Birman, Siamese, Korat, Burmese, Japanese Bobtail and Singapura. Cat Breeds – …2016/09/21cat breeds, cats facts
Cat breeds from around the world – Great BritainCat Breeds Around The world- Great Britain Origins and description of different cat breeds A …2016/09/21cat breeds
First aid for cats and kittensSimple first aid for cats and advice on looking after your cat or kitten First …2016/09/19caring for your cat, cats facts, Looking after cats
All you need to know about cat fleas and how to get rid of themCats and Fleas You can prevent fleas becoming a problem by regularly treating both your …2016/09/15caring for your cat, cats facts, Looking after cats
Test your catHow clever is your cat? Charlie says never underestimate your cat. Charlie can run faster …2016/09/13cats facts, Test your cat, training cats