Category: cats

Cats adapted to living with humans by hunting rodents in grain…

Cats adapted to living with humans by hunting rodents in grain stores and domesticated themselves.

Siamese cats change colors depending on temperature. They have a…

Siamese cats change colors depending on temperature. They have a gene that inhibits pigment, but only when above a certain temperature. That’s why they typically have color around their ears, paws, and tails— the coolest parts of their bodies.

There’s a legendary “monster” in Iceland…

There’s a legendary “monster” in Iceland called the Yule Cat that eats anyone who doesn’t get new clothes for Christmas. Farmers used to warn their workers that the Yule Cat would come if they didn’t process the autumn wool. If they obeyed, they received new clothes. If not, they’d be eaten by the Yule Cat.

Cats have numerous spines on their tongues that act like hair…

Cats have numerous spines on their tongues that act like hair brushes.

Cats can remember love and kindness shown to them, and return it…

Cats can remember love and kindness shown to them, and return it in the future.

Vegans in Australia almost killed their pet kitten when they…

Vegans in Australia almost killed their pet kitten when they tried to turn the poor feline into a vegan. The kitten was fed rice milk , pasta, potatoes which made it critically ill. However, it was fortunately brought into the vets where it recovered fully under a diet of meat and a drip.

Meet Arcturus Aldebaran Powers, the tallest pet cat in the…

Meet Arcturus Aldebaran Powers, the tallest pet cat in the world.

Photos : Drwillpowers

Being two-faced is generally considered to be a bad thing….

Being two-faced is generally considered to be a bad thing. Unless you’re Yana the cat.

Meet Yana, The Two-Faced Kitty Whose Parents Ran Out Of Ink

Photo : yanatwofacecat/instagram

Sand cats: where the adults are kittens and the kittens are also…

Sand cats: where the adults are kittens and the kittens are also kittens. They retain a kitten-like appearance their whole lives, giving the impression that they never grow up.

Dogs seek out eye contact from their human owners, but not their…

Dogs seek out eye contact from their human owners, but not their own dog parents. They’re the only non-primate that will look humans in the eyes, and unlike domesticated cats and horses, dogs run toward humans when they are scared.