Cat Fight Abcess

My cat Stripe had a bad wound just near his tail recently which has been weeping abit in the last few days. My friend Sallie said to watch out for an abcess forming, so I have been reading up on cat fight abcesses. An abscess is where pus and fluid form where the cat has … Read more

Snowy The Cat’s Adventure

Well Snowy the cat has had an adventure, not only has she visited a neighbours farm and had a holiday away from us here but she’s had a ride on a trailer full of straw bales! On Thursday 18th February 2010, hubby drove atrailer load of straw bales through our village to a neighbours farm … Read more

Male Cats Not Getting On

It seems that two of my male cats do not get on for some reason, not sure why as they have grown up together but just in the last year the older male cat (Fluffy) has taken a dislike to the slightly younger cat (Stripe). Earlier this week Fluffy my alpha male cat looked abit … Read more

Darwin’s Theories – Demonstrated By Jimmy Doherty

I was very interested to watch Jimmy Doherty In Darwin’s Garden programme talking about Darwin’s Theory about how the presence of cats can increase the amount of red clover. One of Darwin’s theories stated that the presence of cats could increase the amount of red clover as cats can scare away or eat field mice that raid bumble bee’s nests … Read more

Cats Have A Third Eyelid

Cats have a third eyelid in the inner corner of each eye that acts as a protective screen in case the eye gets damaged. Yesterday I noticed that Stripe’s third eyelid was showing more than usual. I have had a look in my book about cat’s and it says that the third eyelid becomes visible … Read more

Fluffy The Cat Is Four

Fluffy The CatIt was four years ago to this date that I found Snowy the cat in the heifer barn with four kittens. My friend Izzy took two of the kittens and we kept two, who became Tigger and Fluffy (two beautiful white and ginger tom cats). Tigger used to follow me everywhere Fluffy followed … Read more

Cat Glossary

Cat Definitions Carnivore – An animal that eats other animals. Cat – A small carnivorous mammal. Deworm – To treat a cat to remove and prevent worms. Feline – A cat or another animal in the cat family. Grooming – To comb and clean the fur a cat. Kitten – A young cat. Litter Box … Read more

Are Farm Cats Healthy Or Prone To Illness

I was asked by Tim @ Field Day if farm cats are healthy or prone to illness. Everyone at work tells me off for talking about my cats so much – but it sounds like you’re every bit as much a cat lover as me! I always thought that farm cats tended to be healthy … Read more

Snowy Is Better

Snowy was limping the other day and I was worried it might be something serious and I would have to take her to the vet. Thankfully that was not the case. The following day Snowy was still limping a little bit but the next day she was back to her normal spritely self. I inherited … Read more