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
Reading Time: 3 minutes Cats pull food out of the bowl for a reason, and it’s not because we’re sloppy! If your cat eats off the floor, he might be eating the way instinct tells him to. And there are other reasons why some cats eat off the floor, too.
Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s not just long-haired cats who get mats. Cats with short hair do, too. Cats mat when the weather’s changing. But keep a close eye on your cat with matted fur. Mats can also be a sign of health problems.
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!
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
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
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. —
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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Do all cats stare into space? I do! And while you might think I’m looking at nothing, you’d be surprised by all the teeny, tiny things I can see that are invisible to you.