Cats have long had the reputation of being mysterious and aloof but, at least in one way, cats have finally revealed some of their secrets. Thanks to a small donation of genetic material (blood) from cats Cinnamon, Boris and Sylvester, GigaScience Journal reports that a team of scientists have fully sequenced the domestic cat genome… [Read more]
How to get your cat to use the new cat tree
So you’ve decided to treat your cat to a fancy new cat tree for her to enjoy climbing, scratching and lounging upon. You excitedly rush home with the new offering only to have her ignore the new cat tree in favor of the box it came in. The tree sits there unused while Fluffy continues… [Read more]
Selfies: more bad luck for black cats
Black cats have long had it rough. From the Middle Ages in Europe to the Salem witch trials, black cats have been associated with witchcraft, evil, or just plain old bad luck. Even today, black cats are among the last to be adopted at shelters across the US. Now, reports from the UK of an… [Read more]
Does your dog need a doghouse?
Did you know July is National Doghouse Repair Month? Before the month comes to a close, let’s consider whether your dog needs a doghouse. The most basic necessities for every dog are food, water and shelter. Of course, there are many other supplies your dog needs to stay happy and healthy such as toys, treats,… [Read more]
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