Category Archives: Exotic Cats

Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – What’s Your Cat Preference?

Yesterday we learned more about the Toyger breed. I thought it would be fun to explore some of the most exotic cats that people choose as pets. When I became interested in cat breeds as opposed to just cats, my … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Sauntering on the Wild Side

With zoos among the attractions that are closed in many states during the pandemic, don’t you wonder what the wild animals do every day? There are no people for them to watch and tease—only their caregivers. Have you ever dreamed … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – On the Wild Side

Those of us who adore our fur-babies (our house cats) are also fascinated by those cats that still live wild. I read last week that the domestic cats shares 95-96% of the same DNA with the tiger. Here’s a cool … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Meet the Incredible, Fascinating Cat-Fox

There’s an interesting new cat living on an island in France. They’re calling it a cat-fox and they say there are only 16 of them. What’s unique about this animal? It looks like a cat, but is longer, has larger … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – What Kind of Cat is That?

Oh my, what have they done to the cat? Do you remember the sweet-looking applehead Siamese cat? And the Persian with a pretty face and a real cat nose? Now there are the more Egyptian-looking Siamese—long and lean and the … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday–Cats You’ve Never Met

There are a lot more breeds of cats these days? I mean whoever heard of the Munchkin (except after watching the Wizard of Oz), or the Ragdoll, which came into existence in the late 1960s. Now there’s the Cheetoh Cat, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Exotic Cats as Pets: Yes or No?

I watch some of the veterinarian programs on the National Geographic TV channel and notice that some states seem wide open when it comes to adopting and keeping exotic wild animals. Others not so much. It seems to me that … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cat Show Mania

First, I invite you to take a look at the latest review for Meowmoirs of a Klepto Cat. Michelle, at Miki’s Hope is the fourth reader to give this book a 5-star review. Yay! Read her review  here: http://www.mikishope.com/2018/06/book-review-meowmoirs-of-klepto-cat.html I … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – The Misunderstood Cougar

For years, experts have thought and reported that the cougar (puma, mountain lion) is a loner. I attended a program recently during which the commentator said that once a cougar is old enough to leave his mother, he needs an … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Big Cats on the Loose

Occasionally there will be a report of an exotic big cat on the loose—a tiger or lion, for example. It happened here locally in California some years ago—and the end result is usually a death sentence for the animal. In … Continue reading

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