Cat History

Remembering 9-11

Remembering 9-11

Remembering 9-11, a day that was marked the beginning of a recognition that the United States was not exempt from terrorist attacks. Most all...

Do cats enjoy the history & festivities of Saint Patrick’s Day?

Do cats enjoy Saint Patrick's Day and the history, legends, and folklore that go with it? Do they like the shamrocks, wearing of the...
Siamese with a hat toy

Siamese cat history shows they originated in Siam

  Siamese Cat history shows they originated in Siam, what is now Thailand. For years, it was once believed they came from Egypt due to...
Cats scratching and kneading is hardwired into their behavior

Mainers love their cats, so much so they have an official state cat: the...

Mainers love their cats, so much so that it was named the best place to live for cat lovers by the online real estate resource Estately.  Although...
Labor Day makrs the end of summer

Can cats be gay? We wonder, and share the evidence…

Can cats be gay? There's no scientific evidence, but some cats just have no interest in mating. Does that mean they are gay? And...
This Maine Coon cat shows why he's so special.

Maine Coon is the only official breed to be a state cat

While one of three state cats, the Maine Coon is the only official breed to be a state cat. Since Maine was once a part...
Cat book about diets

Does This Collar Make My Butt Look Big? A Diet Book for Cats, a...

Dieting, loosing weight, getting fit - they all take top billing when it comes to many of us humans and our furry friends who...
Labor Day the end of summer

Presidential Cats: Who would your cat be?

Presidential Cats: Who would your cat be? Today is President's Day, and Paws wonders if my cats could be President of the United States, who...

Friday, the 13th and black cats, how did these superstitions become entangled?

Friday, the 13th. Today is the second one this year, and there’s lots of banter about what an unlucky day it can be. Ironically,...
Julia Child's Cats

Julia’s Cats – a house without a cat is a house without sunshine

World famous gourmet cook Julia Child was a true cat lover. Unbeknownst to many, her cats were as much a part of her life...

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