How Many Lives Do Cats Have?

Jane MillerCat Care

How Many Lives Do Cats Have - SweetieKitty

However many lives you think they have, no other animal has such a reputation for  dodging death! They can fall from great heights then twist round in mid-air and land on all four feet. They can cling to vertical tree trunks with their claws to escape predators and chase prey. They can jump chasms with ease. They can spring from … Read More

When Do Kittens Start Walking?

Jane MillerCat Care

When Do Kittens Start Walking - SweetieKitty

When blind, deaf and helpless kittens are born, it can be difficult to believe that this is the same species of mammal that can bring down a fully grown gazelle in the African Savannah. Your domestic cat can’t do that, of course, but watch out for your parrots and goldfish, because these tiny rat-like creatures have exactly the same predatory … Read More

Why do Cats like to be petted?

Jane MillerCat Care

Why Do Cats Like To Be Petted - SweetieKitty

Cats love to be stroked, scratched, tickled, generally tumbled about, and in the case of my cat, stalked and hunted. This is extremely difficult for humans to understand since we don’t go up to other human beings and run our hands all over each other, tickle and scratch each other – not to mention licking – eeow! That would be … Read More

Why Are Cats So Cute?

Jane MillerCat Care

Why Are Cats So Cute - SweetieKitty

The writer and poet T.S. Eliot found cats fascinating, so much so that he wrote dozens of poems about them. Andrew Lloyd Webber even composed a musical about them! (I’ve seen it three times!) So why are cats so cute, fascinating and appealing? There are cat memes all over cyberspace and lots more on Facebook, so what is it about … Read More

Do Cats Eat Their Kittens?

Jane MillerCat Care

Do Cats Eat Their Kittens - SweetieKitty

What could be more exciting for a cat lover than having kittens? You give your cat the best of everything during her pregnancy as you anxiously await the arrival of her babies. You even prepare a special place so she can have privacy when her kittens come. You want to do everything you can to help your cat be the … Read More