How to Tell If Your Cat Is a Maine Coon Mix?

According to the world’s largest cat registry, The International Cat Association (TICA), 58 standardized breeds are currently recognized. Many of the existing breeds are genetic mutations, crossbreeds, and crossed hybrids of other breeds. Maine Coon cats are a type of American Longhair which have a very distinctive body style and are easy to identify if one … Read more

What’s a Mackerel Tabby Cat? 5 Things You Didn’t Know

Tabby describes a common pattern of markings in cats. The pattern has multiple variants, one of which is the mackerel tabby pattern. This variant is characterized by black stripes that run perpendicular to the cat’s spine and ring its tail. This pattern somewhat resembles a fish skeleton, which is why this tabby cat came to … Read more

How Long Can Cats Go Without Eating?

As a pet owner, it is all-natural to get worried sick when your paw friend refuses to eat. Who would not worry, right? Half of the time, they are just being finicky eaters and just needs a bit of variation in the menu. Another half of the time, there may already be an underlying cause … Read more

How to Get a Skinny Old Cat to Gain Weight?

Senior cats are prone to muscle mass and weight loss. In light of this, the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) suggests that all cat owners must feed their pets with muscle-gain foods as early as 7 years old. Doing so will help them avoid weight issues as they age. On the … Read more