Why cats like to sit on dark objects

Caitlin Dempsey

Why do some cats like to lie on black things? No one really knows but here are a few ideas.

Bicolor harlequin Scottish highland kitten with white on gray background.

Harlequin cats

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn about harlequin cats and where the name comes from for these mostly white cats with patches.

A closeup of a colorpoint cat with blue eyes against a blurry hedge.

Things you may not know about cats

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are some little known facts about the domestic cat that you probably don't know.

An extreme closeup of a black cat's eye that is shades of green and yellow

Eye color in cats

Caitlin Dempsey

Cat eye colors come in a range of shades: green, blue, yellow, and amber.

A closeup of a colorpoint cat with blue eyes against a blurry hedge.

3 facts about blue-eyed cats

Caitlin Dempsey

Did you know that all kittens are born with blue eyes? Learn about this and other facts about blue-eyed cats.

A gray tabby sitting

How to tell if your cat is a tabby

Caitlin Dempsey

Tabbies, or tabby cats, are domestic cats that carry a distinctive coat pattern. Learn how to tell if your cat is a tabby.

The tail and white feet of a gray tabby on a wooden floor.

4 reasons why your cat wags their tail

Caitlin Dempsey

Cats are expressive creatures, and their body language can reveal a lot about their emotions. Here are four reasons why a cat will wag their tails.

A web story poster with a sleeping black cat with a bald spot over her eye.

Why cats go bald above their eyes

Caitlin Dempsey

As cats get older, the fur above their eyes starts to thin.

A faded photo of the head of an orange tabby with the words in dark blue "9 words about cats you should know."

9 words about cats you should know

Caitlin Dempsey

If you love cats, here are nine words you should have in your vocabulary about these beloved felines.

A web story poster that says "Cat puzzle feeders" on top of a picture of a black cat sticking her paw inside a green cup of a puzzle feeder toy.

Cat puzzle feeders

Caitlin Dempsey

Cat puzzle feeders are toys that stimulate your cat's hunting instinct. They require cats to solve a puzzle to get to their food, turning meal or treat time into playtime.

A google web story poster cover photo showing a blurry old photo of a cat drinking from a white saucer with black blocks that say underneath "The earliest photograph of a cat"

What’s the oldest photograph of a cat?

Caitlin Dempsey

What's the oldest photograph of a cat? The oldest known photographs featuring cats date back to between 1840 and 1860.

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