Day: February 15, 2018

A cat looking funny, surprised or concerned.

Study Identifies 5 Feline Personality Types

Researchers in Australia and New Zealand applied a model of describing human personality traits to pet cats, and the results are fascinating. The study, published in August in the online journal PLOS One, surveyed the owners of 2,802 cats. The owners rated their cats’ personalities based on 52 personality traits. Researchers narrowed down five feline …

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A kitten panting with his mouth open.

Cat Panting — Why Do Cats Pant and What to Do About Cats Panting

Why do cats pant? If you’ve even seen your cat panting, you might wonder if it’s normal or not. Panting is a common way for dogs to cool themselves, but cats don’t typically pant. “We usually don’t see it happen, but there are some circumstances where it may be completely normal,” says Aimee Simpson, VMD, …

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Oskar the Blind Cat Rallies for Special-Needs Pets: Interview

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in October 2016. We’re publishing this post again in memory of Oskar the Blind Cat, who recently passed away. Oskar may be gone, but his legacy of doing good and helping special-needs pets will always be with us.  Oskar the Blind Cat is living proof that one life can make …

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