A bobcat typically resembles a lynx and is twice the size of a house cat. Bobcats have very distinctive features such as black bars on their forelegs and a black stubby tail.Continue Reading
It is not uncommon for a bobcat to breed with a house cat when given the opportunity. Bobcat hybrids or mixed breeds can resemble either parent but are generally larger than the largest breed of house cat. Bobcats are generally more aggressive than house cats and will mark their territory more frequently.
A bobcat's color ranges from brown to dark gray and has a stout face and a pink nose. Depending on its natural habitat, bobcats can range from dark to very light, and its spots help with camouflage.Learn more about Cats
House cats can run at top speeds of around 30 miles per hour. This is a comparable maximum running speed to those of white tail deer, warthogs and grizzly bears. It is also the top speed achieved by track star Usain Bolt.Full Answer >
An economical option for outdoor or feral cats involves a plastic storage bin, a cardboard box to fit inside, and Styrofoam squares for insulation. You can place a vinyl flap over the door to keep out wind and rain, and place towels and blankets inside for comfort.Full Answer >
Miniature cats come in a variety of breeds, but they are usually distinguished as being half the size of a normal-sized cat. They are also called "teacup cats," but both teacup and miniature cats are not recognized as separate breeds. While there are small cats such as the Singapura, these are not miniature cats, which are specifically bred to have the same features as a normal-sized cat in its breed.Full Answer >
Although cats should always have clean drinking water available, a house cat can survive for a few days or sometimes up to a week without water. House cats were originally from desert climates, so they are predisposed to going without water for longer than most other household pets.Full Answer >