Cat History

Cat Statue

Virtual Museum Tours for Cat Lovers

Did you know there are a host of virtual museum tours for cat lovers? Museums around the world offer a wide selection of cat...

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...

Brush still gun shy 10 years after getting lost at Westchester Cat Show

It may have been almost ten years ago when Brush escaped out the back door at the Westchester Cat Show, but he still remembers...
Polydactyl cat

Double pawed, polydactyl Maine Coons origins unknown, legends abound

Polydactyl Maine Coons have extra toes. Sometimes referred to as double pawed, these coons are genetically linked to Maine’s maritime life. It’s not known whether...
Roman Colliseum

Italian cats sit tight while they continue to protest eviction from sanctuary amidst Roman...

Italian cats have much better protections than most cats, but the fate of 200 street cats  at Rome’s Largo Di Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary...
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...
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...
Picture of Japanese Waving Cat like the ones you will find at Ohio's Lucky Cat Museum

Cat tourism on the rise and that’s why we are writing about it

Why write about cat tourism? The answer is simple: felines are front and center at hotels, museums, theme parks, coastal resorts, cat cafés, temples,...
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...

Finding suggests cats were raised to be mummified sacrifices in Ancient Egypt

Cats have had a unique relationship with the Egyptian history having an almost godlike status. Now research finds that cats were actually raised to...