Past Trivia

Question for Friday, February 23 2018

Ralphee is a sweet kitty who has this condition, which is nicknamed “wobbly cat.” It’s painless, but causes jerky movements.

  • Chiari malformation
  • Cerebellar hypoplasiacorrect answer
  • Dancing cat syndrome
  • Bordetella bronchiseptica

Ralphee, a "wobbly cat," has cerebellar hypoplasia. It's painless, but causes tremors, so Max the dog keeps a careful eye on his buddy. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, February 22 2018

Whether it’s skiing, the luge, or hockey, these kitties are going for the gold as they try to ___ the Olympians!

  • Catchcorrect answer
  • Purr
  • Kiss at
  • None of the above

You'll love seeing these cats trying to catch the Olympians while watching the events on TV! There's even a surprise guest at the end. Click for Videos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, February 21 2018

___ cats are born with more than the normal number of toes on one or more of their paws. This kitten is using his to make a new BFF!

  • Dewclaw
  • Tridactyl
  • Monodactyl
  • Polydactyl correct answer

Did you know that polydactyl cats are also called "mitten," "snowshoe," and "Hemingway" cats? Check out Charlie playing — so cute! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, February 20 2018

During our Pet Appreciation Giveaway you have a chance to win one of six ___ as well as a FREE ___! Don’t forget to enter!

  • Bowl of kibble; dog
  • Swimming pool; swimsuit
  • Shopping sprees; giftcorrect answer
  • None of the above

We're giving away a total of 6 shopping sprees, & everyone who enters gets a FREE Recycled Cat or Dog Wallet. Don't miss out! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, February 19 2018

Vet techs saw Mac was having trouble walking, so they built her a tiny wheelchair made of these plastic toy building blocks. Adorable!

  • Pick-Up Sticks
  • Barrel of Monkeys
  • Lincoln Logs
  • LEGO piecescorrect answer

She might be partially paralyzed, but with the help of her LEGO wheelchair, Mac can move with the best of them! Look at her go! Click for Photos, Videos, & More! →

Question for Sunday, February 18 2018

___ was the first U.S. president known to have cats in the White House. When asked about his hobbies, his wife replied, “cats!”

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Abraham Lincolncorrect answer
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Jimmy Carter

Abraham Lincoln loved cats, and had two, Tabby & Dixie, at the White House. Once he fed Tabby with a gold fork at a formal dinner!

Question for Saturday, February 17 2018

Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of ___ that affects the epidermis, is sometimes found in the mouth or ears, & is usually malignant.

  • Skin cancercorrect answer
  • Liver cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Lung cancer

If caught before it metastasizes, this type of skin cancer is quite treatable, but be aware of white plaque & raised bumps!

Question for Friday, February 16 2018

Venus is called the “two-face cat” and is as unique as a painting! Besides having a split-colored face, she also has…

  • A heart-shaped spot on her head
  • One blue eye & one green eyecorrect answer
  • 557 different colors in her coat
  • Two tails

Venus's two distinctly colored eyes mirror her striking appearance. This queen cat is a walking work of art! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, February 15 2018

Super Special event tonight – the _____ Gallery in New York City! There will be famous felines, cat-loving celebrities… and of course cats 🙂

  • Kittens in the Jungle
  • Cats on Glasscorrect answer
  • Fierce and Furry
  • Painted by Paws

Fresh Step has created an amazing event, Cats on Glass… and you can watch it live tonight! (or if you’re in NYC, stop by). If you love cats, you don’t want to miss it! Click for More! →

Question for Wednesday, February 14 2018

Just like people, cats like to be entertained! A ____ makes for a great TV, which you can enhance by attracting critters like this ____.

  • Leash, bullmastiff
  • Swamp, moose
  • Tree, bald Eagle
  • Window, squirrelcorrect answer

This kitty & guinea pig are having a blast watching this squirrel through their window! Someone put out seeds, so everyone is happy! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, February 13 2018

Skye, a pregnant & blind feral cat, made herself very cozy in her rescuers’ ____. Good thing there are other places for brushing teeth!

  • Hamper
  • Bathroom sinkcorrect answer
  • Dishwasher
  • Utility sink

Skye decided life with humans wasn’t so bad, and traded her life outside for sleeping in the bathroom sink. Look at her lounge! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, February 12 2018

If you’ve ever lived in a multi-___ household, you know it can be tough ___ them! One always sneaks out; there’s got to be an easier way!

  • Level; grooming
  • Cat; feedingcorrect answer
  • Bedroom; watching
  • Litter box; finding

Check out these sneaky tips & tricks to feeding a multi-cat household, & eliminate stress related to feeding your hungry kitties! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, February 11 2018

The ___ has the longest legs, relative to body size, of any cat species in the world!

  • Lynx
  • Caracal
  • Servalcorrect answer
  • Pampas cat

The spotted serval lives in north Africa, can leap more than 6 feet in the air, and uses its strong sense of hearing to hunt small prey.

Question for Saturday, February 10 2018

Louis the cat has a great relationship with four-legged friend, Comet, whom he LOVES to ride. Normally people ride ___, not cats!

  • Elephants
  • Cars
  • Dogs
  • Horsescorrect answer

Emma watches over Louis & her horse, Comet, as they ride together & nuzzle up close. How sweet! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Friday, February 9 2018

The ___ might be small, but it’s adorably ferocious. Weighing in at just 3-5 lbs, this wildcat is known for its mighty hunting skills.

  • Caracal
  • Fishing cat
  • Black-footed catcorrect answer
  • Canadian lynx

While the black-footed cat looks like something worth cuddling, I'd think twice before approaching this mighty beast! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, February 8 2018

This cat has a secret ___ with her best human friend, and it’s amazing! Check out all their fist bumps & paw taps!

  • Lair
  • Handshakecorrect answer
  • Recipe
  • All of the above

You'll love this human and her cat's not-so-secret but totally amazing handshake. They clearly love each other a lot! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, February 7 2018

In a move to protect large wild cats, ranchers in California now must use nonlethal methods when encountering ___ near their farms.

  • Mountain lionscorrect answer
  • Tigers
  • Cheetahs
  • African golden cat

Local ranchers might not like the new law, but if they encounter mountain lions, they must first approach them with nonlethal methods. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, February 6 2018

Baloo had a habit of bringing live gifts like ___ & ___ to her dad, which he then had to release back into the wild!

  • Worms & dirt
  • Milk & cereal
  • Mice & birdscorrect answer
  • Coffee & cream

Baloo eventually got the idea that her dad didn't want mice or birds & started bringing him something else. Can you guess what? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, February 5 2018

The ___ was once thought to be widespread throughout eastern North America but is now declared extinct!

  • Lynx
  • Cheetah
  • Eastern pumacorrect answer
  • Whitetail deer

It's been confirmed that there are no more eastern pumas in North America. Can you guess when the last one was spotted? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, February 4 2018

Osteochrondrodysplasia is a condition that affects ___, and is common in ___. It can cause degenerative joint disease at an early age.

  • Cartilage, Scottish foldscorrect answer
  • Eyes, Siamese
  • The heart, Persians
  • Digestion, Rex

Osteochrondrodysplasia is an inherited condition that affects cartilage in Scottish folds. It can cause joint problems and arthritis.

Question for Saturday, February 3 2018

Are dogs smarter than cats? It’s hard to say for sure, but they have ___ neurons in the cerebral cortex, compared to ___ in cats.

  • 100 million, 400 million
  • 300 million, 160 million
  • 400 million, 60 million
  • 500 million, 250 millioncorrect answer

A dog's cerebral cortex, which focuses on problem-solving & perception, has 500 million neurons in it; a cat's has 250 million!

Question for Friday, February 2 2018

The ___ is perfect for staying comfy & looking stylish. Show off your love for animal rescue, & keep warm on those chilly nights!

  • Out and About Sport Sandals
  • Dog Hair Mug
  • All Paws Welcome Indoor/Outdoor Mat
  • Purple Paw Stripe Burnout Pullover Hoodiecorrect answer

The Purple Paw Stripe Burnout Pullover Hoodie funds 71 bowls of food for animals in need, & is a great gift for a friend (or yourself)! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, February 1 2018

Named after the author who wrote Oliver Twist & Great Expectations, two-day old ___ overcame his own struggles to survive.

  • Mark Twain
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Ernest Hemmingway
  • Charles Dickenscorrect answer

Charles Dickens survived as an orphaned kitten at just 2 days old. He quickly went on to mingle with other kitties & found a home. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, January 31 2018

Dogs & cats show similar signs & behaviors when stressed. They both can ___, & vocalize, & have dilated pupils.

  • Shed excessivelycorrect answer
  • Overeat
  • Take naps
  • None of the above

Like dogs, your cat might start to shed excessively if they're stressed, but that's not the only thing you should look out for! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, January 30 2018

As one of the most intense storms on record, Hurricane ___ left Puerto Rico devastated; but some good has come from the wreckage.

  • Irwin
  • Mariacorrect answer
  • Moria
  • Ira

Now safe from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Othello & Arwin ended up happy and loved in brand-new homes. Don't miss this sweet story! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, January 29 2018

Most people might be ___ handed, but studies show cats have different ways in determining their preferential paw.

  • Left
  • Rightcorrect answer
  • Left & Right
  • None of the above

Most people are right-pawed, but certain behavior patterns indicate a cat's paw preference! Which does your cat prefer? Take the test! Check Your Cats Paw Preference! →

Question for Sunday, January 28 2018

A cat of indeterminate origin is often called a ___.

  • Mixed-breed
  • Moggy
  • Domestic
  • Any of the abovecorrect answer

Don't feel bad if your cat isn't a purebred! Mixed-breed, moggy, domestic, alleycat-type cats are often healthier than purebred cats.

Question for Saturday, January 27 2018

Your cat’s FGF5, or “long hair” gene determines cat fur length. The dominant form codes for ___, and the recessive form codes for ___.

  • Short fur, long furcorrect answer
  • Long fur, short fur
  • Medium fur, hairless
  • Curly fur, short fur

The dominant form of the FGF5 "long hair" gene codes for short fur, whereas the recessive gene codes for long fur. It's so weird!

Question for Friday, January 26 2018

Stay close to your sisters with this ___, now with a special offer! Of course, your purchases also help shelter animals in need.

  • Dog Hair Mug
  • Butterflies at Play Tunic
  • Bond Between Sisters Pincorrect answer
  • Sterling Kitty Cat Earrings

The Bond Between Sisters Pin is buy one, get one FREE! Grab one for everyone who's been a sister in your life. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, January 25 2018

As descendants of desert creatures, cats get most of their water from their food. When they do drink water, they prefer…

  • Running watercorrect answer
  • Distilled water
  • Standing water
  • Chardonnay

In the desert, standing water is likely to be contaminated; cats prefer running water. Joey takes this preference to an unusual extreme! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Wednesday, January 24 2018

For a cat, adolescence is from about ___. Like human teens, they will test family boundaries, their abilities, and your patience.

  • 2-4 months
  • 3-9 months
  • 6-18 monthscorrect answer
  • 12-24 months

Adolescent cats, at 6-18 months old, can get pretty wild. Poor Kitty was returned to the shelter 5 times before finding a home! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Tuesday, January 23 2018

Josh Marino, a soldier who served and was wounded in Iraq, suffered from PTSD. Just as he was ready to end his life, a ___ saved him.

  • Feral cat
  • Rescued dog
  • Animal shelter
  • Homeless kittencorrect answer

During the most terrible moment of his life, a homeless kitten saved this brave soldier's life. Read how he was able to return the favor! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, January 22 2018

The deadliest cat in the world is also Africa’s tiniest! 60% of ___ hunts are successful, more than 3 times the success rate of a lion.

  • Black-footed catcorrect answer
  • Transvaal lion
  • Jungle cat
  • African golden cat

The tiny African black-footed cat wins a meal on an amazing 60% of her hunts. It's no wonder, with adorable kittens like this guy to feed! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Sunday, January 21 2018

The ___ may have been the first long-haired domestic cat to be imported to Europe. It still exists thanks to a program at the Ankara Zoo!

  • Abyssinian
  • Persian
  • Turkish Angoracorrect answer
  • Egyptian Mau

The Turkish Angora is an ancient breed. So many were used to breed Persian cats, they were nearly lost — but the Ankara Zoo saved them!

Question for Saturday, January 20 2018

Many species have common names inspired by our distinctive and familiar feline friends! These are all real animals except:

  • Cat-faced spider
  • Catshark
  • Catshrewcorrect answer
  • Gray catbird

There's a catshark, a catbird, and even a cat-faced spider - but alas, catshrews are not real critters. Imagine a cat that tiny!

Question for Friday, January 19 2018

Cat Team 7 is an elite group that conducts ___ at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia — the largest Naval station in the world!

  • Assisted patrol training
  • A TNR programcorrect answer
  • Psyops
  • SEAL training

Cat Team 7 is dedicated to helping feral cats at Naval Station Norfolk, but their TNR program is unique due to station regulations! Click for Photo & More! →