The Daily Cat Blog

Declawing Cats Is Banned In New York State

Although the state vet association fought tooth and nail, New York in July became the first state in the nation to ban declawing cats.    After years of unsuccessfully trying to claw its way through the state legislature, New York’s bill banning declawing cats finally became law in July. Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal first proposed

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Cats With Cancer Find Hope From Petco & Blue Buffalo

The diagnosis is devasting. Your cat has cancer. But Blue Buffalo and The Petco Foundation are funding research to find cures for cats with cancer.   Cures for cats with cancer are elusive, to say the least. But Blue Buffalo and the Petco Foundation are determined to find the answers.The two recently announced plans to

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The Daily Cat Quote

“Human beings are drawn to cats because they are all we are not — self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives.” ― Pam Brown

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Flying Into The Future With Insect-Based Cat Food

Coming soon to a pet supply store near you: insect-based cat food. So your cat just caught a moth and ate it. Eeeuuu… But it turns out that cats like the taste of bugs, whether they’re on the fly or in insect-based cat food. Researchers recruited 20 taste testers and offered them food that contained

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The Daily Cat Quote

“I realized that cats make a perfect audience, they don’t laugh at you, they never contradict you, there’s no need to impress them, and they won’t divulge your secrets.” –Elle Newmark, The Book of Unholy Mischief

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Yes Cats Know Their Names | Now There’s Proof

Do cats know their names? A study says they do, although they may choose to ignore you when you call. It’s official. Our worst suspicions are confirmed. A new study shows cats know their names. So if they don’t come when you call, they really are ignoring you.  A team from the University of Tokyo

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