Many indoor cats don’t get enough exercise. Playing with your cat doesn’t have to be complicated as cats enjoy games like slapping around a piece of string or twine. If you aren’t sure about the best way to play with your cat, check out:
Exercising With Your Cat: A How-To Guide
If you’re really ambitious, you could follow the example in this video, which shows a feline funhouse that was built by a creative and determined cat lover. Cats need exercise and recreation, and this cat owner made sure that his cats would get plenty of that!
Some of the world’s fattest cats are featured in the video below. While it’s funny to watch fat cat videos, it’s also worth remembering that obesity in cats can pose serious health problems, just as in humans. So if your cat is showing signs of feline obesity, don’t just make a funny cat video about her, put her on a diet and consult with your vet!
As big as cat videos are in the U.S., they may be even more popular in Japan. As a recent article in Wired Magazine, In Search of the Living, Purring Singing Heart of the Online Cat-Industrial Complex describes, there has been a sudden explosion of internet cat celebrities. Japan’s top internet celebrity cat is currently Maru.
Here is just one of the famous Maru videos, this one commemorating the cat’s 7th birthday.
Japan even has its own Cat Island! This island actually has more cats than people.
Think catnip is harmless? Think again. As this video reveals, catnip can be a dangerous doorway to unpredictable behavior, hallucinations and hardcore addiction!
Below is a short video on Himalayan Cats. This is an interesting cat breed in that it is a hybrid of two very different types of cats – Persian and Siamese. This is a human created breed but has become quite popular among cat owners. Himalayans or Himmies are known to be affectionate but a bit aloof towards strangers and other pets.
Here are some reasons why even cats who don’t care about the world of gaming can be having a bad day. You don’t even have to know what Gamergate is to appreciate these!
14 Cats Having a Bad Day But Not Because of Gamergate
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.
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
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!
This video is labeled “funniest cat fights” but it’s really a single confrontation between two cats. The funny part is the large orange cat making an eerie threatening growl at the black & white cat. No actual fight here, but it’s funny all the same.