Thomasina’s Blog

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Thomasina’s Blog is all about cat behavior, cat healthcare and other purrls of wisdom about cats. If you’re wondering why cats do the things they do, I’ve got you covered. You’ll find the answers right here! — Thomasina

Are Cats Smart? Five Ways To Find Out

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are cats smart? I have to admit I know one who seems dumb as a rock. But most of us are very smart, although not in the same ways you are. We couldn’t do a complicated math problem, but I’ll bet you couldn’t figure out how to catch a mouse!

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How Do Cats Know What Time It Is?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do cats know what time it is? We do! We come with built-in clocks that tell us what we need to do when. They’re really handy when it’s time for breakfast!

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When Cats Get Bored | 11 Ways To Help

Reading Time: 4 minutes Did you know this? Cats get bored. Very bored. That’s especially true of cats who live strictly indoors. I’ve put together some suggestions for making life more fun and interesting for bored cats. Do cats get bored, Thomasina? All my cat does is eat and sleep. — Worried Cat Mom Hi Worried Cat Mom! Thanks

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Our Cats’ Pet Peeves | 14 Things Humans Do That Cats Hate

Reading Time: 4 minutes You know that disgusted look on your cat’s face? I don’t mean to hurt your feelings, but there are some things humans do that cats hate. I’ve made this list so you can avoid annoying your cat, at least some of the time.    Can humans do things cats hate, Thomasina? The other night, I

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Do Cats Like Music? It Depends On The Music

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do cats like music? I guess it depends on the music… and the cat. I love to hear singing birds and rustling leaves. They’re music to my ears.  Do cats like music, Thomasina? I’m thinking about leaving the radio on for my cat when he’s inside, and I’m going to be gone all day. —

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Today’s Purrl Of Wisdom

Reading Time: < 1 minute “We need cats to need us. It unnerves us that they do not. However, if they do not need us, they nonetheless seem to love us.”  ― Jeffery Masson

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Halloween Myths About Black Cats

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is it bad luck if a black cat crosses your path? It depends on where you live! Every country seems to have its own myths about black cats. Where did all those myths about black cats come from, Thomasina? They make me scared of black cats. — Nervous Nellie Hey, Nellie! Good question! I’ve often

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