Answers to Cat Questions

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[1] For what distance will a Tom cat follow the scent of a female cat?

A Tom can detect and follow the scent of a female for over seven miles. -Male Cat Behavior

[2] Which cats are the more likely to spray, altered or unaltered?

Un-neutered and un-spayed cats are by far the most likely to spray. - Cat Spraying

[3] What is one reason a cat that was timid as a younger cat, may become more aggressive with age?

A cat that was timid as a kitten and younger cat, may become noticeably more aggressive with age due to pain. - Elderly Cat Health

[4] When traveling with your cat by air, You will need to get a health certificate within how many days of the departure date?

You will need to get a health certificate within 10 days of the departure date. -Cat Travel Tips

[5] When is a cat character considered to be anthropomorphic?

An animal character is considered to be anthropomorphic if it has been given human mannerisms, the power of speech, human emotions, rational thought, human facial expressions etc. - Anthropomorphic Cats

[6] By what age should kittens be neutered by?

Kittens should be neutered by the age of six months. - Kitten Care

[7] Which cats are likely to live the longest, neutered or spayed cats or those that are unaltered?

Neutered or spayed cats often enjoy a slightly longer life than unaltered felines. - How Long do Cats Live?

[8] Which breed of cat is often referred to as Thai Cats or Opal Cats?

Traditional Siamese cats are sometimes referred to by different names, some of which are: Apple-head, Applecat, Old Fashioned Siamese, Classic, Thai Cat, and Opal Cat. - Traditional Siamese Cats

[9] Why do cats eat grass?

Cats eat grass and vegetation to provide themselves with vitamins and minerals, and to rid themselves of hairballs. - Cat Vomiting

[10] What kind of mites produce a condition often known as walking dandruff, a scabrous skin ailment of cats?

Cheyletiella mites produce a condition often known as walking dandruff. - Cat Parasites, Fleas and Tics

[11] Which three eye colors can be found in Abyssinian cats?

The almond shaped eyes of Abyssinian cats can be amber, green or hazel. - Abyssinian Cats

[12] Which cats were known in late nineteenth century England as Archangel cats?

Russian Blue cats were known in late nineteenth century England as the Archangel cat. Russian blue cats have also been called the Foreign Blue and the Maltese cat. - Russian Blue Cats

[13] Which breed of cat will often come down a tree head first?

Norwegian Forest Cats don't often get stuck up a tree, as they are just as skilled at climbing down as they are at climbing up, and will often come down the tree headfirst. - Norwegian Forest Cats

[14] What could feeding your cat a small amount of petroleum jelly once a week help to prevent?

Feeding your cat a small amount of petroleum jelly once a week will help prevent hairballs. - Feline Vomiting

[15] Why did Lois Wain believe that cats naturally face northwards?

Louis Wain believed that cats naturally faced northwards due to the static electricity in their coats. - Louis Wain

[16] How long does pregnancy in a cat last for?

Cat pregnancy last for just nine weeks. - Cat Pregnancy

[17] What is the proper name for a fear of cats?

Ailurophobia is the proper name for the fear of cats. - Ailurophobia

[18] As well as the breed what else determines the personality of a cat?

A cat's personality does not depend just on the breed but also upon the personalities of the parents and the social order it was introduced to as a kitten. - Choosing a Cat

[19] Which Siamese cat color pattern was the only one recognized until the 1930’s?

The Seal Point color pattern was the only color recognized until the 1930's. - Modern Siamese Cats

[20] Why should you never punish a cat?

Your cat simply will not understand if you try to punish her in any way for something she has done. Cats do not relate punishment to the "crime"; they are far more likely to relate the punishment to you! - Cat Behavior

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