Past Trivia

Question for Wednesday, September 20 2017

Before Hurricane ___ overtook Mami, reddit user danknissan picked Ryder up from the shelter for company on the journey north & beyond!

  • Irmacorrect answer
  • Harvey
  • Jose
  • Andrew

Ryder made the pawfect travel companion, and avoided Hurricane Irma just in the nick of time! Check out their tiny travels! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, September 19 2017

GreaterGood.org is celebrating 10 years of giving! Right now, just $10 funds ___ for shelter cats across the country.

  • 100 bowls of food
  • Vaccinations
  • A warm bed
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Your $10 donation provides 100 bowls of food, a warm bed, & vaccinations for shelter cats! Help give where it matters: #Give10 today! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, September 18 2017

At what age do kittens like Mutsu begin to purr?

  • 3-7 dayscorrect answer
  • 2-3 weeks
  • 4-6 weeks
  • 4 months

Every kitten is different, but some begin purring in just 3-7 days to communicate with their mamas. Get ready to fall in love with Mutsu! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, September 17 2017

Outdoor cats have an average lifespan of … ?

  • 2-5 yearscorrect answer
  • 5-7 years
  • 7-10 years
  • 15-20 years

Poison, predation, accidents, & disease shorten the average lifespans of outdoor cats to 2-5 years. Indoor cats average 13-17 years!

Question for Saturday, September 16 2017

I like to spoil my pets as much as possible. But instead of indulging your kitty on treats & extra canned food, try…

  • Grooming them
  • Getting another cat
  • Interactive play
  • Interactive play & grooming themcorrect answer

Interactive play & grooming are great ways to show extra love to your kitty! Want to learn 10 ways they show love right back to you? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Friday, September 15 2017

In addition to an arched back & stiff tail, a ___ cat will have raised hairs due to ___, which also causes goosebumps in scared humans!

  • Friendly; dandruff
  • Aggressive; alopecia
  • Scared; piloerectioncorrect answer
  • Hungry; mange

Piloerection, which causes goosebumps in humans, turns scared cats into "Halloween" cats. Watch out for these stressors in your home! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, September 14 2017

Tiger and Troy are an adorable feline pair, but that’s not why they’re making the news! These lucky, beloved kitties have inherited…

  • A ball of yarn each
  • A basset hound
  • $300,000correct answer
  • The mansion they live in

When writer and former UN worker Ellen Frey-Wouter passed away, she left $300,000 for the care and well-being of her cats, Tiger & Troy. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, September 13 2017

In what could have been a lethal situation, a cat alerted its family to the ___ coming from a running car in the garage just in time.

  • Carbon dioxide
  • Dihydrogen monoxide
  • Dihydrogen dioxide
  • Carbon monoxidecorrect answer

Carbon monoxide is odorless, & poisonous to both people & pets. Read on to learn how a fabulous feline saved this lucky family! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Tuesday, September 12 2017

Mogwai seemed to sense something was wrong with his brother. His family thinks he was headbutting Buddha on the back in an effort to ___.

  • Be a bully
  • Start playing
  • Help him breathecorrect answer
  • Perform a trick

Buddha was choking, & Mogwai seemed to be trying to help him breathe. Did I mention that this loving pair only has one eye between them? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, September 11 2017

Have a new rescue cat or kitten? Which of these household hazards are obvious dangers to your new feline friend?

  • Lilies
  • Hair ties
  • Candles
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

It's time to cat-proof your home! Be aware of toxic plants, choking hazards, & open flames - plus these other common household hazards. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, September 10 2017

What is the difference between British & American Bombay cats?

  • Their coat color
  • Their eye color correct answer
  • Their tail length
  • Their size

British Bombays have copper to green eyes while American Bombays have golden to copper eyes, but both have black coats!

Question for Saturday, September 9 2017

Like their tails, a cat’s whiskers can tell you their mood. When her whiskers are relaxed or pushed forward, she is NOT ___ .

  • Happy
  • Playful
  • Curious
  • Defensivecorrect answer

When a cat's whiskers are relaxed or pushed forward, they're usually happy, playful, or curious - a defensive cat pulls them back.

Question for Friday, September 8 2017

The name ___ simply means “white cat” in Japanese. The moment she appeared on Youtube, she became a favorite celebrity!

  • Shiro nekocorrect answer
  • Maru
  • Lil Bub
  • Kuro neko

Shironeko is one many famous felines we've grown to love over the years. Put your skills to the test & see if you can name some others! Click for Photos, Quiz & More! →

Question for Thursday, September 7 2017

Because of ____, cats are unable to climb down things like trees head-first.

  • Their tail length
  • Their eyesight
  • Vertigo
  • The curve of their claws correct answer

The curve of their claws keeps cats from being able to climb downward head-first. Going backward, while scary, keeps them from falling.

Question for Wednesday, September 6 2017

1,000’s of  ____ have been displaced by Hurricane Harvey and are in shelters needing love, care and hope.

  • Dogs (only)
  • Chipmunks
  • Cats (only)
  • Dogs and catscorrect answer

1000's of dogs AND cats displaced by the storm are in shelters... and today we're donating 5 X's the kibble with ALL of it going to feed them! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, September 5 2017

This adorable cat doesn’t have to ask twice when reaching out for a ___. His parents are ready to embrace him at the drop of a paw!

  • Bite of food
  • Paw shake
  • Hugcorrect answer
  • Bath

Have you ever seen a cat that loves hugs as much as this one? It's no wonder his parents are waiting there with open arms. Click for Video & More! →

Question for Monday, September 4 2017

For people with cat allergies, ____ your kitty is a good way to keep dander and allergens in check. For Renata, it’s just heaven.

  • Brushingcorrect answer
  • Medicating
  • Hugging
  • Walking

Brushing reduces airborne allergens, & Renata doesn't mind it at all. These days, being brushed is a luxury she revels in! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, September 3 2017

And now for our feline friends! Excluding cross-breeds, which species of cat is the largest in the Felidae family?

  • Lion
  • Snow leopard
  • Jaguar
  • Tigercorrect answer

Tigers are the largest of our "big cats" with reported weights at over 660 lbs. and up to 1,025 lbs. in captivity. Those are huge cats!

Question for Saturday, September 2 2017

Whiskers are an important sensory tool for cats. They are so sensitive that they can help cats detect changes in ____.

  • Light
  • Air currentscorrect answer
  • Hormone levels
  • Smell

Detecting changes in air currents helps cats navigate in the dark and assess tight spaces, both real assets while hunting!

Question for Friday, September 1 2017

To maintain a healthy weight, how many calories PER POUND should your cat eat each day?

  • 2-3
  • 24-35correct answer
  • 150-250
  • 1000-2000

Feeding cats is complicated! According to experts, they should eat 24-35 calories a day per pound! Check out more feeding tips here! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, August 31 2017

The ___ is so soft, it’s no wonder this is a fan (& pet) favorite! Get a smaller size for your couch or a larger size for your bed!

  • Peeping Pups Kitchen Collection
  • Paws Galore™ Wallet
  • Pet Face Pajama Shorts Set
  • Super Cozy™ Fleece Paws Galore™ Blanketcorrect answer

Wrap yourself up in a Super Cozy™ Fleece Paws Galore™ Blanket! You'll be thankful to have this wonderful blanket for the fall! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Wednesday, August 30 2017

At just 1 week old, this abandoned kitten was found in stifling heat. She couldn’t ___ & didn’t have ___! Luckily, a couple found her!

  • Wiggle, paws
  • Open her eyes, teethcorrect answer
  • Open her mouth, fur
  • None of the above

At a mere 1 week old, tiny kitten Sassy couldn't open her eyes & had no teeth. Her rescuers knew what to do. Check out Sassy now! Click for Photos, Videos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, August 29 2017

There are many house plants that can be toxic to your pet, but others can be safely grown in your home. Which of these are safe?

  • Snapdragons
  • Hens & chicks
  • Basil
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Snapdragons, hens and chicks, & basil are all wonderful plants that you can to safely bring indoors. Find out what else you can grow! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, August 28 2017

10 years ago, the Animal Rescue League invented a ___ called the Kitten Björn, which helps socialize feral kittens for adoption!

  • Backpack
  • Fannypack
  • Shirtcorrect answer
  • Overall

The Kitten Björn is a shirt that volunteers can wear to expose feral kittens to various stimuli in a safe manner. Check it out! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, August 27 2017

The spots on ___ cats occur only on the very tips of the coat. They’re also the fastest of all domestic cats!

  • American shorthair
  • Bengal
  • Egyptian maucorrect answer
  • Russian blue

The Egyptian mau's speed has been clocked at 30 mph! That's one speedy kitty!

Question for Saturday, August 26 2017

A cat’s pregnancy lasts about how long?

  • 9 days
  • 9 weekscorrect answer
  • 9 months
  • None of the above

Did you know that a cat's pregnancy only lasts 9 weeks compared to a human's 9 months? Wow!

Question for Friday, August 25 2017

Tired of cleaning? This cat has got you covered. Just plop him on a ___, and while the autonomous vacuum does the work, he’ll supervise!

  • Muddler
  • Swiffer
  • Roombacorrect answer
  • Whirlpool

Obviously this feline doesn't mind a bit of cleaning, & he doesn't even get his paws dirty. Watch him get carted around on his roomba! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, August 24 2017

Are you working with liquids? Or solids? No matter, you can count on this ___ to deal with anything in good measure – and it’s on sale!

  • Pet Mom Mug
  • Dogaholic Recovery T-Shirt
  • Paw Print Muffin Pan
  • Pawfect Measure Measuring Cupcorrect answer

The Pawfect Measure Measuring Cup makes a great gift for any animal lover. It holds 2 cups, but funds an additional 35 bowls of food! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, August 23 2017

___ cats come in many patterns, their coats are varying shades of red and black, and they’re almost exclusively female!

  • Tortoiseshell correct answer
  • Tuxedo
  • Fawn
  • Brindle

Imagine their surprise when rescuers found a male tortoiseshell! Come meet 3-week old Burrito, the incredibly rare tortoiseshell kitten. Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Tuesday, August 22 2017

This kitten almost landed himself behind bars when he got stuck behind a wall during construction of a new ___ in Santa Barbara!

  • Auto shop
  • School
  • Jailcorrect answer
  • Pool

When they heard his frantic meows, workers knew they had to bust this kitten out of jail! Guess what they almost named him? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, August 21 2017

People often worry about heatstroke in dogs, but what about cats? If their temperature is over ___ Fahrenheit, go to the vet immediately!

  • 104 degreescorrect answer
  • 101 degrees
  • 97 degrees
  • 45 degrees

Head to the vet if your cat's temperature is over 104 degrees Fahrenheit - but it's better to prevent heatstroke. Check out how! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, August 20 2017

Which of the following do cats have on their back legs?

  • Teeth
  • Whiskerscorrect answer
  • Taste buds
  • Olfactory glands

Cats have short whiskers on the back of their legs, complete with nerve endings that provide feedback about their environment. Neat!

Question for Saturday, August 19 2017

The first animated feline was created in 1919 and named Master Tom, but his black body & white face went on to be commonly known as…

  • Felix the Catcorrect answer
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Tigger
  • Puss in Boots

Master Tom was a prototype for Felix the Cat, who went on to become one of the most recognizable cat faces in film!

Question for Friday, August 18 2017

With adjustable straps, faux leather, large pockets, & a decorative paw, the ___ is purrfect for everyday use or special occasions!

  • Pawsitively Beautiful Handbagcorrect answer
  • Brushed Sky Tunic
  • Paw Print Birthstone Earrings
  • Walking Paw Flip Flops

Grab your Pawsitively Beautiful Handbag in your favorite color & feel good about donating 71 bowls of food to shelter animals in need! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, August 17 2017

This year at CatCon, ___ the famous special-needs cat is partnering with a pet food brand every Freekibbler knows: ___!

  • Grumpy Cat; Kibblefresh
  • Nala; Purrmato mix
  • Garfield; KittyKibbles
  • Lil BUB; Halocorrect answer

Because Halo is quality food that gives back at least 1 bowl of food with every bag purchased, Lil BUB made a huge announcement! Check Out Lil BUB Here! →

Question for Wednesday, August 16 2017

Staff members were worried Muffy wouldn’t be adopted because she was ___. She looked a bit stiff, but they all had a soft spot for her!

  • Missing a tooth
  • A senior kittycorrect answer
  • Rabid
  • All of the above

When Scarlett met 15-year old Muffy, she felt a close connection with the senior kitty. See this beautiful feline get her second chance! Click for Photos & More! →