Welcome to my semi-regular cat post, in which I gather a scattering of cat-related links, gifs, and videos! Expect some educational information occasionally and general silliness regularly.
The author of the new book Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet gave a very interesting interview on NPR’s Fresh Air, which you can download or listen to HERE. One interesting tidbit: when your cat drags the bloodied corpse of a bird or other small animal into the house, she’s not doing it to “show” you their kill, but just because home is a safe place – her home, the place she brings her treasures. Little does she know that you will likely fling it into the trash.
Having trouble getting your kids to attend to their tooth care? Well, here’s a solution for you! Just train your cat to assist:
What about laundry? Maybe your child or significant other refuses to deposit his dirty clothes in the hamper. Having a laundry cat can help them to remember to do this!