Petting Aggression in Felines: How To Nip It In The Bud - By Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret.) Leo (FloridaWild patient) with his Mommy Cat people simply adore their kitties. They love spending time playing with them, feeding them, enriching their environment, and finding creative ways to stimulate their kitties highly intelligent brains. But the thing that cat people love the most during their interactions with…
Cat’s Whiskers: Kitty’s Amazing Sensory Tools - -By: Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret.) Whiskers (otherwise known as vibrissae) are one of the amazing sensory tools essential to cats. They assist cats to “see” in the dark, to judge distances and spaces and to help them avoid hungry predators. Whiskers are tactile hairs that grow in patterns on a cat’s muzzle, above…
Tail Talk: How to Better Understand What Your Cat is Telling You - By: Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCW (Ret) Have you ever wanted to be able read your cat’s mind? Yearning to know about what she is feeling or thinking? Without a doubt many cat lovers have had this experience and often scratch their heads in wonderment; pondering upon what could be on their kitty’s mind. In…
“Handling Cats Correctly: Proper Feline Etiquette is Essential” - By: Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret) Chelsea & Vixie (ARK rescue) The feline species is truly an enigma. One minute these fluffy balls of fur are incredibly appealing while they sit in your lap purring up a storm. However, the very next minute, with no apparent reason, their claws may have a death grip…
Do Cat Colors Influence Their Chance of Being Adopted? - Myths surrounding black cats have existed for eons. These magnificent cats have been considered by many folks to be omens of evil or, on the other paw, to bring good luck to those people they encounter. However whether these cats are frightening or heralds of fortune, these beautiful and misunderstood felines engender strong feelings in humans that range from loathing and fear to devoted adoration.