A question for the ages – why do cats purr? Is it love? Is it happiness? Or is it… just because? This recent video explores the reasons cats purr. Fascinating! Cat purring can promote healing? Wow. Didn’t know that. Last year, an article on Wired.com offered this information about a cat’s purr: No one is certain … More Why Do Cats Purr?
Really, why do cats like catnip so much? Is it like pot for kitties? Is it addictive? Can it hurt them? Here’s the whole story. That’s a bit of a relief. Non-addictive, and not harmful, so far as we can tell. To expand on the information in the video, catnip acts in a way similar to … More Why Do Cats Like Catnip?
Here is a quick update to our earlier post, New York State Considers Ban On Declawing Cats. In early 2015, Assembly member Linda Rosenthal introduced bill A. 1297, legislation to ban the declawing of cats in New York State. Now it appears the bill is stalled, and no vote has been scheduled. The bill’s Senate equivalent seems similarly on … More New York Declawing Ban Stalls; New Jersey Takes Up Issue
There’s some news out of New York that makes us pretty darn happy here at Carmelkats. The New York state House and Senate have both introduced bills that would outlaw the practice of declawing cats. “In most cases declawing is performed as a convenience to the owner,” the House bill’s sponsor Linda Rosenthal, a Manhattan Democrat, … More New York State Considers Ban On Declawing Cats
There’s a lot to be said for keeping our feline pets indoors. It’s a dangerous world. If you have any questions or ideas, feel free to contact us any time!