The behaviors of domestic cats are a combined product of the domestication process and the natural instincts and tendencies of the cats' wild ancestors. Some cat behaviors are easily understood, such as their propensity ... More »

Siamese cats are playful, active cats who bond strongly to their families and, unlike other cats, tend to be more active during the day than at night. The Siamese cat's intelligence makes it highly trainable and good at ... More »

While cats can verbalize their feelings through meows, chirps and growls, being able to interpret their body language is key for communication. Over time, cats can learn to understand and recognize tones of voice and moo... More »

While it is true that cats come in a variety of types and weights, most healthy, non-obese domestic cats weigh in the range of 8 to 10 pounds. Some breeds are a little heavier, such as the Maine Coon, which weighs 10 to ... More »

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While wild cats such as the famously fleet-footed cheetah can reach incredible speeds of 70 miles per hour, domestic cats can hold their own with speeds of up to 30 miles per hour. More »

Angora cats, formally known as Turkish Angora cats, are domestic cats that were first domesticated in the Fertile Crescent. They are notorious for having long, white fur, but the breed includes black and a wide variety o... More »

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For humans pretending to be cats, understanding typical cat physicality and behavior is essential. By studying and mimicking a cat's different vocalizations, activities, body positions and movements, a person can success... More »