Cat History

Why are calico cats almost always female?

There are over 600 million cats in the world, and they are all unique, each with a different coat color and pattern. Most cats’ fur …

Why do cats hate water?

Most cats are terrified of puddles, bathtubs, and swimming pools. We explain why cats act so weird around water and reveal why they hate to …

How do cats survive a fall from great heights?

Did you ever read a story of a cat falling out of a skyscraper window and wondered how they survived? Here’s how they do it.

Do cats always land on their feet?

It’s well-known that cats have a righting reflex, but does that mean that they always land safely on their feet? Read on to find out.

When did wild cats first become cuddly pets?

It’s unclear where exactly the first domestic cats (Felis silvestris catus) originated but we do know who their ancestors were. Genetic research has shown that …

Black cats – why are they considered bad luck?

Black cats are amazing, and they definitely don't bring bad luck. Keep reading to discover where the silly superstitions surrounding black cats originated.