Hamster Wheel For Cats

Pet inventions sometimes seem like they are getting sillier rather than better. This might be the case with this “hamster wheel” for cats. On the other hand, it might be a good way for cats to stay in shape and maybe lose a few pounds! Cats and their owners will have to decide if this is a brilliant way to improve cat health or a pointless object for people with too much disposable income for their own good.

The Difference Between Feral and Stray Cats

Feral cats are a big problem in the U.S. and many other countries. This video explains the difference between feral cats and stray cats. If you don’t want to watch the video, the main difference is that strays have, at some point, been socialized to humans whereas feral cats have never had close contact with humans. You can also refer to the following article:

Feral and Stray Cats -An Important Difference

Cats vs Dogs

The cats vs. dogs debate is endless and impossible to resolve. Everyone has their own opinion. The following video, however, takes a fairly balanced view of the question of which pet is best for kids. There’s no one right answer, but depending on your circumstances either a cat or dog can be a great companion for a child. You could always get both!

Venus the Chimera Cat

Venus the “chimera cat” has become quite famous on the internet for having a face with two distinct colors. She appears to be a hybrid between an orange tabby and black cat. Moreover, the black side of her face has a green eye while the orange side has a blue eye.

The word “chimera” comes from mythology and describes a creature made up of different types of animals. Scientists use the word to describe animals whose cells have two types of DNA. Animal experts haven’t yet confirmed if Venus is literally a chimera, but either way she’s become one of the internet’s most famous cats!

Venus has her YouTube channel and Facebook page. Check out the video below to find links to these sites.

Are Black Cats Bad Luck?

The notion that black cats are bad luck sound like an a superstition we should have left behind ages ago. Indeed, the origin of the belief that black cats are unlucky goes back to the Middle Ages.

Yet many people still hold onto this superstition. As the following video points out, black cats are still harder to find homes for and are the first to be euthanized. This is a sad state of affairs and something to keep in mind if you’re looking to adopt a cat. Choose a black cat and you may be saving his life!

Fat Cats: Is Obesity a Problem For Cats?

Is cat obesity a new and emerging health problem? An article in Newsweek looks at the popularity of “fat cat” videos on sites like YouTube. While there is something amusing about watching hefty cats, vets point out that being overweight is no healthier for cats as it is for humans. Cats are even prone to diabetes just like humans if they are obese.

The following video has some helpful hints on helping your cat to lose weight.

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