Past Trivia

Question for Sunday, May 27 2018

The cutaneous marginal pouch is the fold or flap on the lower part of your cat’s ear. It’s also known as …?

  • Henry's Pocketcorrect answer
  • Peter's Pouch
  • Kitten's Catch
  • Freddy's Fold

In addition to cats, several other species (including some dogs) have Henry's pockets on their ears. Its exact function is not known.

Question for Saturday, May 26 2018

Did you know the term “black panther” can refer to any big black wildcat? An excess of ___ causes the extraordinary dark coat color.

  • Fur
  • Dye
  • DNA
  • Melanincorrect answer

Leopards & jaguars born with melanism were once considered separate species. If you look closely, you can see their spots!

Question for Friday, May 25 2018

Some cats enjoy elaborate cat condos, responsive toys, or noise-making wands, but Maru & Hana are getting their fun from a simple ___.

  • Brush
  • Cardboard boxcorrect answer
  • Chair
  • TV remote

Most cats enjoy a cardboard boxes to play in, but Maru & Hana are having some trouble with this one! Maru's expression is too cute! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 24 2018

A driver for this package delivery company, the world’s largest, didn’t expect to unwrap a fluffball one afternoon!

  • FedEx
  • UPScorrect answer
  • USPS
  • OnTrac

A UPS driver found a kitten wrapped in a package in his truck, & immediately took him to the vet. The kitten found a home soon after! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 23 2018

Traveling? Headed to the vet? It’s important that your precious feline is safe in a ___, but getting her into it can be challenging.

  • Backpack
  • Thundershirt
  • Paper bag
  • Carriercorrect answer

Most cats hate leaving their home environments. Start with the right carrier, & ease their stress with these other helpful hints! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 22 2018

You’ve heard myths that pregnant women shouldn’t be around cats, but it’s actually the cat’s ___ that expectant mothers should avoid!

  • Canned food
  • Cat toys
  • Litter boxcorrect answer
  • Catnip

Pregnant women shouldn't clean litter boxes, but otherwise they can play with cats as normal. Have you heard of these other cat myths? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, May 21 2018

A young couple from Greece started ___ & ___ the stray cats around their neighborhood. They even take their cat-friendly dog with them!

  • Feeding & neuteringcorrect answer
  • Chasing & declawing
  • Brushing & rehoming
  • All of the above

To help these cats, this couple feeds them 3 times a day, & gets them neutered too! Their cat-friendly dog, Milo, likes to come along. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 20 2018

There’s nothing sweeter than when your cat nuzzles against you! Besides their faces, where else do cats have whiskers?

  • Between their shoulders
  • The tip of their tail
  • Between their toes
  • Behind their front legscorrect answer

Cats also have whiskers on the backs of their front legs that give them a better tactile sense of prey (or catnip toys.) Pawsome indeed!

Question for Saturday, May 19 2018

The cat pictured is actually the smallest wild cat in Africa, & one of the smallest cats in the world! Don’t let his name fool you…

  • Black-footed Catcorrect answer
  • African Golden Cat
  • Caracal
  • Sand Cat

The black-footed cat's name may be confusing, since only the bottom of the feet are black. These wildcats are tiny, agile, & adorable!

Question for Friday, May 18 2018

Peppa the ___ doesn’t look like a cat with her stubby nose & curly tail, but she does an excellent job taking care of these ___.

  • Boxer; ferrets
  • Weimaraner; guinea pigs
  • German shepherd; snakes
  • Pug; kittenscorrect answer

Three kittens were abandoned, but Peppa the pug loved them and started caring for them like a mother all on her own. How sweet! Click for Photo, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 17 2018

Some cats are more vocal than others, but if your cat suddenly starts meowing at you more often than usual, it could be because…

  • She's hungry
  • She's napping
  • She wants attention
  • She's hungry or wants attentioncorrect answer

Your cat could be meowing more because she's hungry, or she wants attention (right now!) Here are some constructive ways to respond. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 16 2018

While working for Waste Management, William Grabill heard an unexpected sound and investigated. He knew that a ___ was no place for ___!

  • Tropical rainforest, pythons
  • Lush meadow, miniature horses
  • Dumpster, 2-day-old kittenscorrect answer
  • Clean straw bed, elderly pigs

Grabill was surprised to hear the cries of 2-day-old kittens coming from a dumpster! Luckily, he knew exactly what to do. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 15 2018

Brenda’s cat, Missy, alerted her to a dangerous ___, which occurs when a clot wedges itself in the arteries of the lungs.

  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Thyroid disorder
  • Migraine
  • Pulmonary embolism correct answer

Missy's efforts caused Brenda to call 911, & doctors found a pulmonary embolism. She might not have made it if it wasn't for Missy! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, May 14 2018

Francesco Murri could hear soft cries outside his apartment in this boot-shaped country, so he ran outside & began searching!

  • Greece
  • Italycorrect answer
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico

Despite densely packed cars in his Italian neighborhood, Murri tracked down a tiny black kitten who desperately needed his help! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 13 2018

Nepeta cataria can be brewed as a tea, but is usually reserved for your feline to frolick in — although only about ___ react to it!

  • 15%
  • 30%
  • 66%correct answer
  • 95%

About 66% of cats react to Nepeta cataria, or catnip. Did you know that big cats like leopards and cougars like catnip too? Cool!

Question for Saturday, May 12 2018

Purring is a much-loved ability of our domesticated felines. What other big cat purrs and meows?

  • Lion
  • Pumacorrect answer
  • Tiger
  • Leopard

Pumas also purr & meow! Tigers, lions, & leopards can't purr, but can do something that cats can't: a mighty roar. Imagine cats roaring!

Question for Friday, May 11 2018

Nicole’s black cat, Monkey, grew to be known as the “vampire cat.” His ___ are almost double the normal size!

  • Caninescorrect answer
  • Molars
  • Incisors
  • Premolars

Monkey's top canines are huge, but that just makes him even more handsome! Plus, he really helped Nicole when she was in a tough spot. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 10 2018

Misty went ___ at just 2 years of age. Her family almost gave up – until they received a call from a shelter nearly 11 years later.

  • Blind
  • Purr-less
  • Deaf
  • Missingcorrect answer

Considering Misty's condition, they believe someone's been taking care of her since she went missing 11 years ago. Amazing reunion! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 9 2018

It’s the Kibble Plus _____ Special! Double your daily kibble donation, vaccinate a shelter pet & get a bonus donation of 10,000 pieces… for just $5 a month!

  • May Day
  • Mother's Daycorrect answer
  • Kitten Palooza
  • Meow for Love

The Kibble Plus Mother’s Day Special doubles your daily donation, vaccinates a shelter pet AND donates a 10,000 piece bonus - to help feed MAMA cats & dogs in shelters! Click for More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 8 2018

Troy Michigan Police are sticking to their word & getting ___ after their social media team crowdsourced followers on Twitter!

  • An indoor gym
  • A hot tub
  • An office catcorrect answer
  • A new cop car

The Troy Police Department partnered with the local humane society to interview potential office cats! Check it out - how cute is this? Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Monday, May 7 2018

Enter our Mother’s Day Giveaway for a chance to win a ___, & get a FREE 9 Nine Lives Dean Russo Cat Tee. Happy Mother’s Day!

  • $500 Shopping Spreecorrect answer
  • Paw Print Kitchen Makeover
  • Cat-Shaped Salt Crystal Candle Holder
  • Box of Pepper's Catnip Tea

Enter our Mother's Day Giveaway to win a $500 shopping spree or one of five $50 sprees, & grab a FREE 9 Lives Dean Russo Cat Tee! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 6 2018

Heterochromia iridum can be caused from genetics, chimerism, or even injury. You can spot it by looking at a cat’s ___.

  • Eyes correct answer
  • Tail
  • Nose
  • Tongue

If a cat has two distinctly colored eyes they might have heterochromia iridum, which affects iris pigmentation. People can have it too!

Question for Saturday, May 5 2018

What was the last feline species to go extinct?

  • Iberian lynx
  • Snow leopard
  • Florida panther
  • Saber-toothed catcorrect answer

The Saber-toothed cat went extinct 11,000 years ago. The Iberian lynx could be next, with less than 400 left in the wild.

Question for Friday, May 4 2018

Nala was nursed back to health as a kitten; now she’s one famous cat! She may be a little ___, but she can still see straight.

  • Dysplastic
  • Cross-eyed correct answer
  • Blind
  • Bald

With over 3 million Instagram followers, Nala's purrfect cross-eyed face has quite a following, and it's easy to see why! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 3 2018

One of the largest domestic cats, nicknamed the “gentle giant,” is the ___. The kittens have some big, fluffy paws to grow into!

  • Maine cooncorrect answer
  • Sphynx
  • Scottish fold
  • American bobtail

Maine coons are known for being gentle, & these 22 kittens prove just that! Caution!There's a lot of fluff ahead! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 2 2018

Cats can get a bacteria called ___ from fleas, and transmit “cat scratch fever” to you. Untreated, it can impact your major organs!

  • Lactobacillus bulgaricus
  • Streptococcus thermophilus
  • Bartonella henselaecorrect answer
  • Amoxicillin

Learn to properly treat scratches & bites. "Cat scratch fever" symptoms due to Bartonella henselae can start up to 2 weeks after injury! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 1 2018

As Emmylou recovered from a leg surgery, she became accustomed to frequent outings in her ___ to help her walk on her leg!

  • Harnesscorrect answer
  • Backpack
  • Wagon
  • None of the above

Because of all the time Emmylou spent in her harness learning to walk again she became very adventurous. Look at this healthy girl go! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, April 30 2018

Watson was surrendered to the shelter severely ___. He could barely walk or groom himself, and was very unhappy!

  • Hyperactive
  • Hydrated
  • Overweightcorrect answer
  • All of the above

Watson was very overweight at almost 35 pounds. Thankfully, he was rescued & put on a diet. As the pounds came off, his happiness grew! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, April 29 2018

Watching kittens grow up is full of exciting firsts, like when they discover the fun behind a simple Costco ___.

  • Hairbrush
  • Cardboard boxcorrect answer
  • Ottoman
  • Keyboard

Who needs expensive toys when your kitten finds joy in a cardboard box? What cheap toys have your kitties found fun in?

Question for Saturday, April 28 2018

The Egyptians were known to revere their cats, but did you know they mummified their deceased cats & interred them with ____?!

  • Rats, mice, & milkcorrect answer
  • Catnip & cheese
  • Attar of roses
  • All of the above

Seeking companionship in the afterlife, Egyptians would mummify their cats with their favorite foods: milk, and deceased rats & mice.

Question for Friday, April 27 2018

With a plump belly, large eyes, & tiny ears, an 8-week old kitten should weigh how much?

  • 1-2 ounces
  • 1.4-2.6 pounds correct answer
  • 4.5-5.8 pounds
  • 5-10 pounds

An 8-week old kitten weighs roughly 1.4-2.6 pounds, including all that fur. Check out some of these tiny chubby kittens for yourself! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, April 26 2018

Having ample amounts of fresh ___ is the best way to prevent urinary issues in your cat, but getting them to ___ it is another story.

  • Treats; do tricks
  • Food; eat
  • Pet grass; chomp
  • Water; drinkcorrect answer

If you struggle with getting your cat to drink more fresh water, you're not alone! Here are some easy ways to get them to drink more. Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Wednesday, April 25 2018

These fluffy kitties are described as having canine-like personalities, & are the largest domesticated cats! What else is true about them?

  • They're unrelated to racoons
  • They're well-suited for winter
  • They're Maine Coons
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Bearing no relation to raccoons, Maine Coons come winterized with their big paws & fluffy coats. Check out these other fun facts! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, April 24 2018

Cats can get ___ parasites, too, & with climate change, mosquitoes come out earlier in the season. Shelters have reason for concern.

  • Heartwormcorrect answer
  • Mange
  • Allergies
  • None of the above

Climate change affects our pets in lots of ways; mosquitoes spreading heartworm is just one. See how these shelters are trying to help! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, April 23 2018

This kitten was so relieved when someone saved her from racing ___ that she let out a tiny, sweet meow – all caught on the dashcam!

  • Carscorrect answer
  • Horses
  • Waves
  • Snails

A couple saw the kitten threatened by racing cars, & her rescue was all caught on camera (even the tiny meow.) They're adopting her, too! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, April 22 2018

It’s the Kibble Plus 10-Year Anniversary Special! Double your daily kibble donation, vaccinate a shelter pet & get a bonus donation of 10,000 pieces, for ____ a month!

  • 50 cents
  • $5.00correct answer
  • $15.00
  • $25.00

The Kibble Plus Anniversary special... doubles your daily donation, vaccinates a shelter pet AND donates a 10,000 piece bonus for just $5 bucks a month! Click for More! →