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5 facts about cat siblings

Do you have some cat siblings at home? This Siblings Day, discover some fascinating facts about feline brothers and sisters and share the sibling love by sending us photos of your littermates on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!

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7 fascinating facts about female cats

We love all cats at Cats Protection, but this International Women’s Day we’re championing the female felines among us.

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6 amazing Guinness World Record-breaking cats

All cats are special in their own lap-warming, toy-chasing, head-bumping ways, but there are a few cats that have gone above and beyond to show how truly unique they are.

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How are domestic cats related to big cats?

All cats, from our own pet moggies to lions and tigers, belong to the same family of animals; the Felidae family. These animals first began to evolve 25 million years ago and have become the most highly-developed carnivorous hunters of all the mammals.

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Why do my sibling cats not get on?

While the bond we have with our own brothers and sisters is often strong, cats don’t always have the same close connection with their own family members. If you have more than one cat from the same litter of kittens, you might assume they’ll will be best friends for life, but there is no guarantee.

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Can cats see in the dark? And other cat eyesight facts

Cats are known for their super senses, able to sniff out their favourite catnip toy from 20 paces and hear the cat food cupboard opening from streets away. But when it comes to eyesight, who comes out on top – humans or cats?

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Why do cats come in so many different colours?

The cats that share our homes and gardens come in a whole rainbow of colours, from black, white and grey to orange, brown and even blue, but have you ever wondered why they have so many different hues and patterns?

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Why do cats hate citrus fruit?

Though citrus fruits bring a welcome hit of sweetness to our palates, cats turn their noses up at oranges and lemons – vet nurse Helen Crofts explains why.

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10 facts about cats and sleep

Cats are the masters of sleep – falling asleep anywhere, anytime and often in the strangest positions. As part of National Sleep Awareness Week, we asked owners to send some snapshots in of their kipping kitties.

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Did you know? 7 facts about neutering

Cats are effective breeders and without neutering them, the UK’s cat population could quickly get out of control. There are already thousands of unwanted cats out there.

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