Can a Feral Cat Ever Be Tamed?

A feral cat is a normally tame breed that has adapted to living in the wild and thus displays the characteristics of wild animals. Abandoned or lost cats... More
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How to Get Rid of Cat Dandruff

Dandruff is unsightly on humans and there is an entire industry dedicated to getting rid of this aesthetic blight. Our mammalian friends in the feline family can also... More
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Why Are Cats So Flexible?

Cats are noted for their lithe bodies and fluid, supple movements. These physical characteristics have long fascinated us lumbering humans. What is it about their anatomy that makes... More
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Cat Myths and Misconceptions

The common housecat is a peculiar creature and, therefore, becomes the subject of many a myth. He may love you one day and the next will be completely... More
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How to Give a Cat a Pill

The age of your cat substantially affects the ease with which you can dole out medicine. Additionally, cats who are adopted as adults may be the most difficult... More
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When to Spay or Neuter Cats

In an ideal world, all domesticated cats would be spayed or neutered as soon as they hit eight weeks of age. Even though eight weeks may seem very... More
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Why Does My Adult Cat Still Suckle?

I've had personal experience on this topic, when I nursed three kittens who I named Zelda, Navi, and Link. I rescued them when they were just under a... More
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When Do Kittens Stop Nursing?

Kittens usually begin the weaning process around 4 weeks of age, according to the general consensus. However, anywhere between the 4- to 6-week mark is acceptable. Weaning a... More
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When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes?

As a volunteer in animal rescue, I’ve had the bittersweet experience of nursing newborn kittens. The animal rescue community even has a term for these fragile darlings- bottle... More
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