Domestic Cat Facts and Legends
This site is dedicated to the domestic cat and to all cat lovers!
Domestic cats certainly are loveable. They are also independent as well as smart and sensitive. Domestic cats loves to interact with humans, but only on their own terms.
They need affection, care and attention, but the cat decides with who and the when. The domestic cat is unique. Blessed. Sacred.
Domestic Cat Breeds
As with us humans the feline species come with different temperaments and one cat may have completely different needs of another cat.
It is important to gain knowledge of the various cat breeds before welcoming a cat to take up residence in your home.
Read about the different cat breeds. You may be a little surprised to find how different their traits are.
There are indeed plenty of beautiful cat breeds from which to choose.
We also find that there are people who had a much more favorable view and believed black cats were good luck.
Read more about Black Cats.
Both Christians and Muslims have a legend about the M marking on the forehead of the Tabby.
Read the two different sweet legends about how the Tabby Cat got the M marking on its forehead.
Domestic Cat Legends
Some are strange and others are quite wonderful.
Start your journey into the world of cat legends here.
Superstitions about Cats
Here is a collection of well-known superstitions and some that are not so wide spread.
Read about Cat superstitions.
The cat is called Maneki Neko and is thought to be very auspicious. Every cat lover should own one!
Do you know the story about the Beckoning Cat?
Read more about Maneki Neko.
Cats in Mythology
In Ancient Egypt the consequence of killing a house cat was the death penalty. Citizens were required to shave off their eyebrows should their beloved house cat die.
They had to show their sincere mourning for the departed cat publically. Many humans may have forgotten the high status the felines once had in society.
It is evident the cat has never forgotten it was once worshipped as a goddess!
Read more about Cats in Mythology
Domestic Cat Names
Also study the list of cat names given to cats by some well-known people.
Take a closer look at Cat Names
Quotes about Cats
Seems a lot of people have an opinion about the feline spices.
Enjoy all the cat quotes
Songs about Cats
Singing about the domestic cat should be part of your weekly routine!
Go ahead sing along with cat songs
Movie star cats are also well acknowledged. Some cats have received paychecks working as mousers.
Go to Working Cats
Find out how the domestic cat uses its whiskers to make life easier and safer.
Read more about Cat Whiskers
Cats in Nursery Rhymes
If you have small children or just want to go down memory lane, read some of the nursery rhymes about cats.
Fun Facts about Cats
This is purely for cat lovers.
Read more on the Cat Fun Facts page.
Horrible Facts about Cats
Too many people have a different view on our feline friends. Some of things cats must endure are simply gruesome.
Read about horrible facts about cats at your own risk.
Learn when to expect what after kittens are born.
Read more on kittens.
Domestic Cat Age
Are you curious to know how old your cat is compared to human years?
Find out here. Your cat just may be older than you think.
What to Feed Your Cat
Find out why you should feed your cat only small amounts of dry food, if any at all. Read more about what to feed your beloved cat at Cat Diet
This is not something that you should skip.
Grooming your cat is important for several reasons.
Go to Cat Grooming
Find out what you may want to think about when searching through the great amount of cat beds on the market.
Know the best spots to put the cat bed.
Go to cat beds.
Make your cat happier. Find out what fabric you need to avoid when investing in or making a cat tower.
Go to Cat Towers
Did you know many humans enjoy catnip? Find out why some people enjoy catnip and what effect catnip has on humans.
Toxic Plants to Cats
If your cat suddenly seems ill, it may be your cat has tasted a plant or flower that is toxic.
Read more on toxic plants to cats.
Cats in Religion
Did you know our beloved domestic cat actually has a Patron Saint?
Read about the Monastery of Cats at Cats in Religion.
Howell The Good
Read more about the cat laws at Howell the Good.