Author - Jacquelyn Pica

Jacquelyn Pica is cat mom to Bean Man Jones, a 2-year old adopted stray. She's also a top-notch pet writer based in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?

Lots of animals have whiskers: cats, hamsters, porcupines, dogs and even seals. While most animals use their whiskers for the same general reasons, cats rely pretty...

Why Do Cats Drool?

Have you ever seen a cat drool? It’s either cute or can be a bit off-putting, depending on the reasoning behind it. I’ve seen it both ways: my happy, purring cat...

How Do Cats Get Ear Mites?

Ear mites can affect virtually any animal, but are extremely common in cats. Knowing about ear mites, what the symptoms are and how to treat them is incredibly important...

How Do Cats Get Worms?

Cats are susceptible to a variety of intestinal parasites, regardless of whether or not they’re an indoor or outdoor cat. It’s actually more likely your cat will have...

Are Cats Color Blind?

It’s no secret that humans and animals see color differently. Even some humans don’t even see the same colors as each other — my dad is red/green colorblind and...

Why Do Cats Bite?

It happens all too often: one second I’m petting my cat and he’s happily purring, then the next second he’s biting me. It’s not an aggressive bite, but it still hurts a...

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

A cat’s body requires all kinds of essential nutrients in order to properly regulate body functions. It’s impressive when you think about it — cats are constantly...

When Do Cats Stop Growing?

I adopted all of my cats when they were little baby kittens, all ranging anywhere from eight weeks to a few months old. Since I’ve had them all from a young age, I still...

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