Reading Time: 5minutes Oh, no! Your cat has fleas? Poor cat. I hate those little buggers. Every bite itches so much, it makes me crazy. Fortunately, we know how to keep cats from getting fleas, so we don’t have to deal with them often, even though we spend a lot of time outside. But if your cat is itchy and scratching, keep reading. I’ll tell you some natural ways to get rid of fleas.
Reading Time: 2minutes Since we’re always barefoot, there are some things cats hate to walk on. Although it makes me feel really guilty, I’ll tell you what they are so you can keep your cats away from places where you think they don’t belong.
Did you know this? Most cats that hunt are specialists, and the vast majority of us (that includes me!) specialize in mice. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you why many of us have absolutely no interest in trying to catch a bird.
Most cats that hunt has no interest in birds.
Dear Thomasina… I heard that most cats that hunt are rodent specialists. Is that true? My barn cats catch a lot of mice but seem to have no interest in birds. Is this normal, or am I just lucky? — Working Cats’ Mom
Hey, Working Cats’ Mom! Yes, it’s true! Most cats that hunt are rodent specialists. Almost all of us have our hunting preferences, and the vast majority of us prefer mice. I certainly do.
Have you ever tried to catch a flying bird? Phew… I gave up on that ages ago. And that might explain why most cats are rodent specialists. Mice are much better suited to our wait and pounce style of hunting.