Actually, Cats Are Sweet, Affectionate Creatures

You might think we know everything there is to know about cats. After all, you can find us felines all over the world, and everyone knows we rule the internet. There are entire sites dedicated to us, a whole category of memes, and endless social media accounts. But research into cats is woefully lacking.

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The Litter Report

A few weeks ago, my bipedal staff decided to switch from clay litter to pine pellets. Let me tell you, it was rather traumatizing. One day, these kitties go from seeing fake dirt in their boxes to those little sticks that provoke an instinctual threat response, like in the videos you’ve seen of cats freaking out about cucumbers (don’t put a cucumber on the ground to scare your cat; it’s mean and it truly frightens them).

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What Is the Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)?

Did I say we were going to tackle a lighter subject this week? Well strap in, because I lied. Last week’s post got me wondering about the feline leukemia virus (FeLV), so I decided we could all explore the topic together this week. Think of it as a neat, little public service announcement. About cats dying. But don’t let that scare you, because the more we know about diseases like this, the better equipped we are to deal with them.

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