Cat Trivia

This category of articles is dedicated to exploring the world of cat trivia, providing readers with fascinating facts and information about our feline friends.

From the history of cats in ancient civilizations to the most popular breeds today, these articles cover a wide range of topics related to cat trivia.

A cat in a green and blue room looks at the arms of a white robot.

Three Cats Spent 12 Days with a Robot

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers looked at the interactions of three cats who spent 12 days with a robot in an enclosure called "Cat Royale."

A black ink line drawing of an old man standing before a hill teeming with cats.

The Oldest American Children’s Book Still in Print is About Cats

Caitlin Dempsey

At its core, "Millions of Cats" is a fable about the folly of vanity and the value of uniqueness.

A closeup of the face of a bicolor gray and white cat.

Bicolor Cats

Caitlin Dempsey

Bicolor cats have fur patterns made up of two colors.

A collage of eight pictures in frames showing cat breeds.

Timeline of Modern Cat Breeds

Caitlin Dempsey

With the advent of modern cat breeding, more and more purebred cats are being developed.

The upper chest and head of a black cat with spots of white fur.

What is Being Afraid of Cats Called?

Caitlin Dempsey

The most commonly accepted term for being severely afraid of cats is ailurophobia.

A pair of Bengal kittens play on a dark wooden set of drawers.

Cat Breeds with Rosettes

Caitlin Dempsey

Bengal cats are the only domestic cats with rosettes as the standard fur coat pattern.

An orange tabby drenched in sunlight sitting in front of a window with white trim in a green cat bed.

New Research About How Cats Purr

Caitlin Dempsey

Newly published research has produce a new hypothesis for how cats purr.

A gray tabby wearing black cat wings.

A Furr-tastic Halloween For Your Cat

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are some fun Halloween cat toys and decorations.

An orange tabby concrete sculpture in a tree with lights.

The California Town Named After Wild Cats

Caitlin Dempsey

Los Gatos lives up to its name with its many artworks dedicated to California wild cats, the mountain lion and the bobcat, as well as the domestic cat.

A polydactyl cat starting at the camera.

Facts About Polydactyl Cats

Caitlin Dempsey

Polydactyl cats have more toes than the average cat.

A black cat sniffing an orange tabby on a porch with a dark grey tabby cat with white socks on the wooden bench above them. A Tuxedo cat can be seen in the distance in the doorway.

Does the Fur Color of Cats Have Anything to do With Their Personalities?

Caitlin Dempsey

Are orange tabbies really more affectionate that other cats? Research into the link between a cat's fur coat color and personality is mixed.

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