7 Pretty Tortoiseshell Cats and Kittens
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7 Pretty Tortoiseshell Cats and Kittens

  01 of 07 What You Need to Know About Tortoiseshell Cats @oliveandrye/Instagram Tortoiseshell cats are named for their bi-colored coats that look like, well, tortoiseshell. Affectionately referred…

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12 Most Popular Cat Breeds
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12 Most Popular Cat Breeds

Cats are typically referred to as either domestic or purebred. Domestic cats do not have a pedigree history of their lineage, while purebred cats do. Three main associations…

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5 Pawsitively Fascinating Facts About Black Cats
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5 Pawsitively Fascinating Facts About Black Cats

  Whether you love cats or hate ‘em, we can all agree, no other member of kittykind has a rap quite like black cats. While black cats are…

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Munchkin Cats
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Munchkin Cats

Munchkin cats are regular domestic cats with short legs due to a natural genetic mutation. While they have been around for decades, munchkins have only recently been accepted…

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Black Cat Folklore: Beliefs, Superstitions, and Witches
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Black Cat Folklore: Beliefs, Superstitions, and Witches

Black cats have played a major role in folklore, superstition, and mythology for centuries. In the middle ages, they were believed to be witches’ incarnate or witches’ familiar, the…

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Bombay Cat
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Bombay Cat

The Bombay is a parlor panther, the “patent-leather kid with the copper penny eyes.” The Bombay has the distinction of being the blackest cat in the cat fancy. Once…

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Big Cats
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Big Cats

Big cats such as lions and tigers are awe-inspiring, beautiful animals. People are often intrigued by keeping big wild cats as pets, but what kind of pets do…

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Feline Breeds, Domestic Cats, and Color Patterns
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Feline Breeds, Domestic Cats, and Color Patterns

Cat lovers who are not actively involved in the cat fancy often are confused about identifying terms of cats, such as purebred, DSH, and tabby. Because there seems…

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Everything You Need to Know About Red Cats
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Everything You Need to Know About Red Cats

Red Cats: Call Them “Mellow Yellow” Red cats are always tabbies, and are most often male. The color red in cats comes from genetics. They are more commonly…

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Facts About Tuxedo Cats
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Facts About Tuxedo Cats

I was amazed and mystified to read some of these facts, although friends owned by tuxedos may agree with many of them. Thanks to Dr. Wallace and her…

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