Daily Archives: September 13, 2015

Cats are creatures of independence and cool inscrutability. Often seen on their own they are  animals that do not seem to exist to please their owners. Unlike dogs they don’t need to make their owners happy or have constant approval and rewards. No jumping through hoops, rolling over, fetching and other trifling activities. An occasional beg or run after some wool is the most you are likely to get. Or so you think. So, how to teach them to do […]

Do You Think You Can You Train Your Cat? Only If You Live In A Circus

The Owl and the Pussycat
The Owl and The Pussycat  The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five-pound note. The Owl looked up to the stars above, And sang to a small guitar ‘O lovely Pussy! O Pussy, my love, What a beautiful Pussy you are, You are, You are! What a beautiful Pussy you are! Pussy said to the Owl, ‘You elegant fowl! How charmingly sweet […]

The Owl And The Pussycat ~ Edward Lear

  One of the most distinctive breeds among cats is the Siamese cat. Easily distinguishable by its coloring and points the Siamese cat is one of the most noble and regal breeds. The earliest known records of this cat dates back to the fourteenth century but its exact origins are unknown. Some think they come from Thailand (Siam) and others believe China but regardless this ancient and noble breed has a long history and lineage. They did not arrive in […]

Pedigree Cat Breeds – The Siamese Cat

The cat that is sitting adoring you with its eyes and hoping for a treat (or a lap) and is your companion is a domesticated house cat. But what exactly is a domestic cat?   A Little History The domestic cat is a member of the feline family and has evolved from the wild ancestors of thousands of years ago to become the popular animal that shares a life with humans. Approximately 30% of American households have cats and worldwide the […]

The Domestic Cat – A Look At The House Cat

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The history of the cat and the cat family is one of a four legged species that made its first appearance around 25 million years ago. This was the time of the saber tooth tigers. Now extinct these creatures roamed the earth for a period of 42 million years and are not related to the cat of today. The cat as we know it originated 70,000 to 100,000 years ago. These cats were solitary hunters and unlike pack animals like […]

How A Cat Is Related To A Tiger – A Look At The Cat Family Tree