Arthritis in cats; care, symptoms, diagnosis, supplements and medication, elderly cats and how to ease pain.
Charlie ShortTail has a scary encounter with "the Horrid Creature". I was out for a nice, relaxing evening stroll and then I saw it, the horrid creature.🙀 It was smelly, hairy and it had slobber drooling from it's mouth. I cringed, drew back and felt the fur on my back rise and bristle. My tiny (but very cute)
Tar on my cat paws I came home today with tar on my paws. Mama panicked in case they were burnt too. It was thick, black, sticky, stinky and matted into my fur. Mama held me and dipped my paws into vegetable oil right away as this is supposed to soften the tar. She was able to get a big
Why does your cat like boxes? Holly O Purr relaxes in her box. Understanding why your cat like sitting in a box, bag or drawer. Charlie ShortTail says : Cats like boxes because: Cats enjoy a feeling of safety and security when sitting or sleeping in a box. A box can be lovely and warm –the cardboard provides insulation and
Can cats and dogs predict earthquakes and other extreme weather events? Many owners and some scientists believe that yes, animals do sense changes before an earthquake or extreme weather event. Animals are more sensitive to electro-magnetic changes in the earth. Animals may detect high-frequency sounds that are emitted prior to earthquakes and tsunamis. Animals have been observed to flee before
Why do cats have legs and not arms? Cats generally get around on all four limbs, that is they are quadrupeds. They walk on four limbs or legs. They may be able to walk on two legs, but not as a preference. Cats have legs; front and hind legs. Legs are weight-bearing limbs for locomotion. Cats are ‘digitigrades’ that is
Charlie ShortTails's brother 'Lando Enzo' This is my very special brother 'Lando Enzo'. He is older than me and a clever cat. Lando is a tabby with spots that turn into stripes. Lando loves to patrol the garden and no other cats are allowed into our patch. He thinks he is special forces cat with ninja skills! He practises with
Charlie's furriends and pawtraits Introducing Mz. Chaos Chaos is a little tortoiseshell cat. She is gentle and loving and likes nothing better than a big cuddle up with her small human brother. Mz. Chaos has to have a special diet because she is allergic to many things and her Mama spent a lot of time researching and reading up on
Why do female cats scream during mating? It is well observed that a female cat will scream, screech or become very aggressive during or just after mating with the tomcat. When cats mate they caterwaul and it can be quite loud. The reason for this aggressive behaviour is that the tom cat’s penis has little barbs or spines on it.