Founded in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, International Cat Day is a day of veneration and celebration of one of the world’s most popular and beloved pets of all times. Every August 8th the world celebrates the friendship between humans and cats by advocating for feline safety and well-being. To spread some happiness and love on this very special day, we decided to cherish the world’s adore for cats by digging out some of the most famous and beloved felines of all times!
"Alex really loves being around people more so than any other cat I have ever had in my life." – remarked Chris when we asked him and his wife Sarah to introduce Alex to us, their tiger cat from the picture above. The core of his home’s soul and the leading hunter in the family, Alex daily treats his humans with tons of love, kitty head butts and chipmunks. He never fails to charm with his noble, dog-like behavior whilst never losing a snippet of his feline grace. Ladies and gents, please meet Alex and his hoomans Sarah and Chris.
The elegant Russian Blue, also known as the Archangel Cat or the Archangel Blue, is winning hearts over left and right with its vividly green eyes and shimmery fur. The superior combination of remarkable strength and agility, exceptional beauty and sweet-nature earned them the well-suited title of "Doberman Pinschers of cats". To top things off, did you know that Tom Cat from Tom & Jerry was in fact a Russian Blue too? You read that right! And today we are bringing Tom out into the spotlight! Ladies and gent, please, meet the Russian Blue!
Once again the time has come to pay a visit to the vet. Ugh! Your pet is scared, you're stressed, everything is a hectic mess. Does this sound familiar to you? You are not alone! But, no worries, we got your back. We dug deep and fished out some pawsome secrets to a vet visit as stress-free as possible. Whether you are owned by a cat or any other loving bundle, make sure to read these tips up, test them out and let us know if it helped!
Diabetes mellitus (DM), or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which blood sugar levels remain high for long periods of time. This occurs when there are insufficient levels of insulin produced in the body or the body isn’t responding properly to this hormone. Just like in humans, related to the modern-day lifestyle factors and obesity, a rising prevalence of diabetes has been described in cats too. Most recorded cases of feline diabetes are similar to the human diabetes type 2.
Do you have a mighty hunter in your home too? Big cats are notorious for their hunting strategies in comparison to other mammalian predators. And your little Simba uses the same chasing and killing techniques as do his wild ancestors. Read up!
Meet the only cat who has ever been described to resemble an owl. Yep! The enchanting Scottish Fold is a carrier of a distinctive feature of forward-folded ears and a reputation of remarkably loving companions. Scot folds come in all coat colors, patterns and lengths. Interestingly, they are notorious for sleeping on their backs with all fours up in the air! Read on for a small dose of these mesmerizing bundles of love.
Diseases that are genetically determined are referred to as genetic diseases or hereditary diseases. It is often cited that there are about 250 hereditary diseases identified among cats so far. But how often do they occur?
Cat sitting can be a fun, rewarding and easy way to earn a little extra money. I had two cats growing up: Lucy and Tabby. Having a cat is a great way to learn care taking skills at a young age without a super big commitment like a dog. Luckily, cats are pretty self-sufficient. You can leave them food and water, and they’ll be good for a few days. And, unlike dogs, they can relieve themselves indoors in a litter box. Further, most don’t require much exercise and attention.
Awww..little baby kittens! Is your home about to become richer by a few extra mini cats? Lucky! Having kittens is a wonderful experience for both you and your queen, but before you can welcome new furry bundles into your home, we need to take time to talk about feline reproduction and pregnancy, appropriate care for your queens and kittens and the possible complications that may arise during this emotional process. Here is everything you need to know in order to support your expectant cat and her babies as well as you possibly can.