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 meow2017-06-13 20:19:35
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 meow2017-05-07 13:00:18
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 cats2017-03-19 12:53:41
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? Many owners and some …2017/02/23cats facts, Stories2017-02-23 16:14:06
Do cats have arms or legs?Why do cats have legs and not arms? Cats generally get around on all four …2017/02/05cats facts2017-02-05 16:11:01
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 meow2017-01-21 16:18:39
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 meow2017-01-21 15:36:56
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 facts2017-01-15 18:01:18
Images and photos of beautiful catsCharlie and cats Images of beautiful cats:  2016/11/11cat breeds, cats facts, Looking after cats, the big meow2016-11-11 13:01:06
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 facts2016-11-09 11:19:50
Turkish Van catCharacteristics of the Turkish Van Turkish Van cats are a rare breed of domestic cat. …2016/10/30cat breeds, cats facts2016-10-30 13:32:05
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 cats2016-10-25 20:18:57
Dementia in older cats – symptoms, care and treatmentDementia in older cats is becoming more common as our pets live longer Do cats …2016/10/21caring for your cat, cats facts, Looking after cats2016-10-21 16:15:12
Music for CatsNew Music Album is released specifically designed for cats I heard in the news that …2016/10/19Stories, the big meow2016-10-19 07:58:12
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 facts2016-10-18 11:02:08
Persian CatsAbout Persian Cats Persian cats are one of those instantly recognisable cat breeds that command …2016/10/16cat breeds, Looking after cats2016-10-16 12:38:12
Siberian Cats  All about the beautiful and intelligent Siberian cats Ancestry of Siberian cats. Their ancestry …2016/10/15cat breeds, cats facts2016-10-15 10:59:32
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 meow2016-10-14 11:04:48
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 cats2016-10-12 11:56:11
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 cats2016-10-09 16:04:43
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 cat2016-10-09 13:12:24
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 meow2016-09-22 11:51:05
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 cats2016-09-22 11:08:58
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 cats2016-09-21 16:03:52
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 cats2016-09-21 13:30:50
More facts about your cat15 More Amazing Facts about your Cat Amazing cat facts:   A cat’s average body …2016/09/21cats facts, training cats2016-09-21 13:06:10
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 facts2016-09-21 12:14:20
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 facts2016-09-21 12:04:34
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 facts2016-09-21 11:57:05
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 facts2016-09-21 11:49:31
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 breeds2016-09-21 11:37:01
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 cats2016-09-19 10:22:00
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 cats2016-09-15 15:45:50
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 cats2016-09-13 15:44:58