• How Cats Became Superstitious

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    How Cats Became Superstitious

        If you see a black cat cross your path, beware of bad luck heading your way—even death! That’s the old superstition, anyway. But why are black cats thought to be so unlucky and even evil? In Ancient Egypt, cats were revered, and some were even worshiped. So what...
  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats

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    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats

      Cats are mysterious creatures. There’s plenty of folklore from all over the world that connects our furry friends to magic, witchcraft, and superstition. And even if you’ve been a cat owner all your life, you might see your cat do things that leave you scratching your head and wondering...
  • What It's Like To Have Cat Vision

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    What It's Like To Have Cat Vision

        What and How Do Cats See? Do you ever wonder what exactly Fluffy the Persian sees when they look at you? Can they see color? Do they recognize you? Cats can be mysterious creatures, but science can tell us a lot about how cats see. If you’ve ever...
  • The Hidden Truth: How Cats Became (Kind Of) Domesticated

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    The Hidden Truth: How Cats Became (Kind Of) Domesticated

        “Cats choose us; we don't own them.” According to a recent genetic study, this isn’t far off from the truth. A massive study conducted at the University of Leuven discovered that cats lived alongside humans for thousands of years before they were technically domesticated. In fact, even these...
  • 5 Pro Tips To Immediately Get Your Cat To Stop Scratching

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    5 Pro Tips To Immediately Get Your Cat To Stop Scratching

        It comes as a surprise to absolutely NO ONE that cats like to claw things.  Why wouldn’t they?  They have 18 little daggers—or 28 if they’re a record-breaking polydactyl cat—on the bottom of their feet. They have the inherited urge to use those little daggers anywhere they can—on...
  • Why cat trees are great for cats…and humans too.

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    Why cat trees are great for cats…and humans too.

      Cat trees. Cats love them. They’re like mini-jungle gyms in the comfort of your own home. They allow cats to use their kitty instincts and get their kitty ya-yas out. Tall perches allow cats to feel safe and use their climbing skills, little cubby holes give them a place...