— I videotape the effects of composer David Teie's use of chirping birds and calming purrs.
— A while ago, a vet in a newspaper column said cats don’t get Lyme disease; I doubted that, so I checked the facts.
— "Frito feet," usually observed (and smelled) in dogs, can also affect cats, but it's a bit different.
— Epilepsy in cats is rarely diagnosed, largely because seizures can occur for many reasons.
— Can you share traditional St. Patrick's Day foods such as corned beef and cabbage with your cats?
— Did you know cats have "nose prints," and no two nose prints are the same?
— Is it anticipation? Frustration? Or this really cool thing scientists studying monkeys discovered?
— Some shelters tell volunteers to rub their hands with fabric-softening sheets to avoid static when petting cats. Here's why that's a bad idea.
— "Star Trek" is the reason white cats are deaf. What does that mean? Well, ion balance must be maintained! Let me explain.
— Cats have about 100 vocalizations, which they mix and match to talk to us because we can't read their exquisitely expressive body language.
— Here's why some kitties groom their humans -- and what to do if yours needs an intervention.
— Plenty of science says that pediatric spay/neuter does no long-term harm. Here’s why.
— There is no pigmentation in Siamese cats' eyes, yet they appear blue -- just like the sky.
— Why do cats have cute little jellybean toes? Learn this and other cool facts about your cat’s feet.
— Siamese and similar breeds are temperature-sensitive albinos; here's more about how it works.
— Alcoholic beverages can have immediate and dire effects on our feline friends -- here's why.
— No cats are hypoallergenic, but here are things you can do in your house and with your cat to lessen the effects on people who are allergic.
— February is a month of spuds, including Potato Lovers Month and National Sweet Potato Month. Are these veggies safe to share with our cats?
— Researchers believe cats' Silver gene could help humans at highest risk of melanoma: redheads.
— January is National Blood Donor Month; who says it can't apply to cats? We demystify the process.
— What you need to know about an illness that should be on every cat guardian’s radar.
— Georgia Tech researchers are studying cats' "righting reflex" to design robots that land softly. Here's what else they should consider about cats.
— Cats love all three things, so I again take science into my own hands and record what they decide.
— A stem cell therapy study also offers hope for cats who already have chronic renal disease.
— Canadian researchers hope the new treatment method will lead to advances in human medicine.
— WNL? DDx? DUDE? Here are meanings behind 10 common acronyms used in your cat's vet records.
— Are peanuts safe for cats? What about peanut butter? Are peanuts good cat toys? Let's find out.
— Albinism in cats is caused by a lack of melanin and pigmentation; albino cats are pretty rare.
— A team of scientists has mapped the genome of the domestic cat, which could give us insight into diseases and evolution of humans and cats.
— Do vets' lab results look like alphabet soup to you? Let's translate this crucial measure of cat health.
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