cat-clip-artDomestic cats — Felis catus — were domesticated by the Egyptians as early as 7500 BC.

Cats are skilled hunters, and they have historically been used to rid towns, farms and homes of rodents.

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  In many cases, adult feral cats cannot be acclimated to living in captivity in a family environment. But, it is possible to tame a feral kitten. It’s easiest to tame feral kittens when they are younger than eight weeks old. They are little sponges and learn quickly that you are there to love them,…

 

Are you tired of scooping the litter box? Well, your cat can be like the cat on “Meet the Fockers.” Each cat is different, so it may take a few days or a few weeks. Some may need a longer training period. Start off with moving the litter box closer and closer to the toilet….

 

Is your adult cat urinating outside his litter box? There could be a number of reasons as to why he’s chosen the bathtub to use the bathroom in. First, consider the litter that you’re using. Is the litter box clean? If the litter box is dirty and full of clumps, your cat will find another…

 

Classic Tabby A classic tabby cat has bold, swirling patterns on its sides, often resembling a bullseye.. In some regions, a classic tabby pattern may also be referred to as a “blotched tabby.” Mackerel Tabby A mackerel tabby cat has narrow stripes that run parallel down its sides. Ideally, the stripes are non-broken lines that…

 

When compared to dogs, cats generally don’t make nearly as much noise. But, there are some cat breeds that are prone to being quite vocal. Each cat is different, so you may find that your cat isn’t one of the following breeds, but he’s the most vocal cat you’ve ever met. Burmese Never loud, but…