Past Trivia

Question for Wednesday, June 19 2019

It’s not unusual to find felines in or under ___, like these officers did after a shoplifting incident. One officer adopted the cuties!

  • A shopping cart
  • A parked carcorrect answer
  • An airplane
  • A porta potty

Always listen for meowing before starting your car, you never know who might have stowed away. Just look at these tiny precious furballs! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, June 18 2019

You’ve helped us rescue & fly A LOT of cats & kittens to safety… we now have a rare opportunity to fly ______ to freedom!

  • 92 Lemurs
  • 18 lions & tigerscorrect answer
  • 110 miniature bobcats
  • 12 flying monkeys

We've flown a lot of small cats; now we're flying BIG cats to freedom - 18 lions & tigers that have spent their lives suffering in illegal circuses. There's even an opportunity to name one of the cubs! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, June 17 2019

Bagel looks stylish in every way, but he actually wears sunglasses for a medical reason. His upper eyelid didn’t form causing ___.

  • Iris melanoma
  • Corneal ulcers
  • Proptosis
  • Eyelid agenesiscorrect answer

Bagel looks fashionable for a reason! The sunglasses help his condition, eyelid agenesis, which causes more than just eye problems. Check out Bagel & his Cool Video! →

Question for Sunday, June 16 2019

A random dominant genetic mutation that causes ___ gave rise to the Selkirk Rex. They look a little bit like adorable muppets!

  • Big eyes
  • Curly Coatcorrect answer
  • Folded ears
  • Short legs

The gene that causes a curly coat is dominant in the Selkirk Rex. The first Selkirk Rex was a feral kitten found in 1987!

Question for Saturday, June 15 2019

If your cat is injured or needs surgery, an e-collar, also known as an ___ (or cone of shame), can stop them from licking the injury.

  • Esmerelda
  • Elizabeth
  • Elizabethancorrect answer
  • Emma

Supervise your cat for the first several hours after putting on an Elizabethan collar & never let them outside with it. Keep kitty safe!

Question for Friday, June 14 2019

Margaret and Ladi were living out of their van when Millie, a ___ cat with orange, black, & white fur, wandered inside one day.

  • Cornish Rex
  • Calicocorrect answer
  • Bengal
  • Tuxedo

They thought the calico would be safer in familiar territory, but soon realized they couldn't leave her behind. See how Millie adjusted! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, June 13 2019

It’s Adopt a ______ Month! To celebrate, our amazing litter sponsor Fresh Step, is matching all Paw Points donations to your favorite shelter.

  • Squirrel
  • Shelter Catcorrect answer
  • Corgy
  • Maine Coon

It’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! Sign up for Paw Points (it’s free) and this month, Fresh Step is doubling the reward donation to shelters. Easy way to support yours! Click for More! →

Question for Wednesday, June 12 2019

When the panic in your chest threatens to cripple you with ___ & ___, it’s a good thing to have a feline friend close by!

  • Fear
  • Anxiety
  • Sweet dreams
  • Fear & anxiety correct answer

If you've ever dealt with fear & anxiety, you know how helpful a calming cat can be at the right moment. Now this rhino knows it, too! Click for Photos & Sweet Story! →

Question for Tuesday, June 11 2019

Cats that experience trauma or come from bad situations may be emotionally shut down in the shelter. They need ___ and a good meal!

  • Veterinary care
  • Patience
  • Love
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Beautiful Acorn needed patience, veterinary care, & love to recover from a horrific past. Five Acres Animal Shelter helped him recover! See Before & After Photos! →

Question for Monday, June 10 2019

An aging veteran had to give his bonded pair of cats, Scooter & Big Foot, up for adoption. His dying wish was that these sweet cats….

  • Are always fed salmon
  • Be adopted separately
  • Find a home togethercorrect answer
  • Wear matching dog tags

Shelter staff thanked the veteran for his service to our nation. They are devoted to ensuring Scooter & Big Foot find a home - together. Click for Photos & Full Story! →

Question for Sunday, June 9 2019

While it’s good to keep a dog’s ___ stored away, try keeping your cat’s ___ placed around the house for them to engage naturally with!

  • Toys; scratcherscorrect answer
  • Brushes; claw clippers
  • Bath towels; nail caps
  • Sunglasses; kitty litter

It's good for dogs to know where toys are, but cats love to explore. Keep multiple scratchers around the house for them to encounter!

Question for Saturday, June 8 2019

A cat with black tabby markings on a light gray and white background is called a ___.

  • Cameo tabby
  • Blue tabby
  • Classic tabby
  • Silver tabbycorrect answer

Silver tabbies are striking cats, with light gray and white fur overlaid with stark black stripes. Beautiful!

Question for Friday, June 7 2019

Friendships can happen in unexpected ways, like this rescued black cat named Mia cuddling with a rare black ___ native to Africa.

  • Rhinoceroscorrect answer
  • Capybara
  • Jaguar
  • Anteater

Mia & her new rhinoceros friend are an unlikely pair, but Mia isn't your usual cat. See how this amazing interspecies friendship began! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, June 6 2019

Our ___ is handmade & individually dyed so each one is unique. Its lightweight material has a flattering shape — perfect spring attire!

  • Batik Paw Print Winter Scarf
  • Tree of Life Sling Bag
  • Purple Paw Cutout Sneakers
  • Tie-Dye Spirit Topcorrect answer

You'll want to grab this Tie-Dye Spirit Top in every color while they're still on sale! Hurry & get FREE shipping on your whole order. Click for Photos & Special Offers! →

Question for Wednesday, June 5 2019

___ may have been named for a special Japanese rice cake, but this tiny orphaned kitten didn’t have the sweetest start in life.

  • Ramen
  • Soba
  • Miso
  • Mochicorrect answer

Little Mochi's orange & white face was covered in dirt, & he was suffering from an eye infection. It's a good thing someone stepped up! Click for Before and After Photos! →

Question for Tuesday, June 4 2019

Be mindful of your indoor potted plants; various ___ are poisonous to pets! Try fresh herbs like basil, fresh mint, & lemongrass instead.

  • Lilescorrect answer
  • Dill weed
  • Pansies
  • All of the above

Pets will sometimes chomp on leaves & flowers, so avoid the temptation of lovely but toxic lilies! Stick with pet-safe herbs like these. Click for Photos & More Plant Info! →

Question for Monday, June 3 2019

Gesundheit! When a sneezy tabby named Eliot showed up at the shelter, the staff didn’t realize he had an unusual condition called ___.

  • Chronic rhinitiscorrect answer
  • Flea allergies
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Nepeta racemosa

Elliot has a condition called chronic rhinitis, but it shouldn't prevent him from being adopted! Learn more about this adorable cat. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, June 2 2019

Tired of ___, also known as trichobezoars? There are steps you can take, like frequent brushing, fresh water, and dietary adjustment.

  • Boogers
  • Cling-ons
  • Hairballscorrect answer
  • All of the above

Hairballs usually indicate some kind of imbalance; kitty may need help grooming, more water, or a dietary adjustment. Talk to your vet!

Question for Saturday, June 1 2019

If you’ve ever seen one and instantly thought, “hairy cat plunderer,” you know which of these has a linguistic tie to our feline friends!

  • Catastrophe
  • Catamaran
  • Catalyst
  • Caterpillarcorrect answer

Caterpillar has roots in Old French "chatepelose" (hairy cat) and English "piller" (plunderer). It's a rather amusing description!

Question for Friday, May 31 2019

Particularly for the elderly in hospice care, the gentle weight and soft purring of a cat can offer therapeutic benefits like improved…

  • Blood pressurecorrect answer
  • Trichobezoar production
  • Tooth decay
  • None of the above

Having a cat around won't make anyone's bones regrow, but it can help stabilize blood pressure & provide other benefits. See how! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 30 2019

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
  • Shampooing & brushing
  • 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 Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 29 2019

In addition to donating toys & food, you can help your shelter during kitten season by promoting spay/neuter, or even becoming a ___.

  • Cat food taster
  • Foster parentcorrect answer
  • Forensic accountant
  • All of the above

Spring has sprung, kitten season has begun, & a little extra help can go a long way. Consider helping out by fostering a litter in need! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 28 2019

Jayden has a sensory processing disorder, causing meltdowns that make it hard to focus. His smart kitty ___ his face until he recovers.

  • Licks correct answer
  • Taps
  • Growls
  • Hisses

His kitty (named Kitty!) helps Jayden by licking his face when he's in full sensory meltdown. What an amazing cat! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Monday, May 27 2019

Even though only about ___of cats react to Nepeta cataria, there are plenty of different uses for this feline herb.

  • 15%
  • 66%correct answer
  • 25%
  • 80%

Did you know big cats are part of the 66% of cats like catnip too? Check out these big felines loving enjoying it in various ways! Click for Photo, Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 26 2019

Tardar Sauce might have passed away, but her amazing memories and “___” face will forever be cherished in our hearts.

  • Dotted
  • Masked
  • Smiley
  • Grumpycorrect answer

'Grumpy Cat' wasn't all that grumpy according to her guardians. See what they want you to know about your favorite feline. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, May 25 2019

Cats, like dogs, are susceptible to ____, spread by____.

  • Heartworms, mosquitoescorrect answer
  • Whooping cough, babies
  • Eye infections, chaff
  • Ingrown nails, dull clippers

Cats can contract heartworms from mosquito bites too! Talk to your vet about the steps needed to keep your furry feline safe.

Question for Friday, May 24 2019

Did you know you can train your cat to ___? A program to do just that has been a huge hit at shelters across the nation!

  • Comb their fur
  • Give a high five correct answer
  • Stop purring so loudly
  • Take up origami

You can train your cat to give a high five; it's totally pawsome! Check out some fantastic high-five action, & vote for your favorite. Click for Fantastic Videos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 23 2019

Katie the Great Dane doesn’t know why her feline sibling takes so long to shower. Maybe it’s because Sid, like most cats…

  • Is attracted to the sound of running water
  • Instinctively avoids stagnant water
  • Prefers cool, clean water
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Sid's ancestors were desert cats who adapted to sense cool, clean, running water & avoid stagnant water. Katie waits so patiently! Click for Photo, Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 22 2019

A cat-sitting ___ decided to give his furry friends something fun to do, & built them a cardboard ___. Naturally, the photos went viral!

  • Veteran, tankcorrect answer
  • Voice pathologist, microphone
  • Voltage tester, multimeter
  • Veterinarian, dog

Cat-sitter and veteran Justin Huegel didn't want his furry charges to get bored, so he built them a tank. Good thing it was cardboard! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 21 2019

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

  • Premolars
  • Incisors
  • Molars
  • Caninescorrect answer

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 Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, May 20 2019

All orange cats are tabbies – every single one. They are beloved for their bright & beautiful fur, which is often described as ___!

  • Ginger
  • Red
  • Marmalade
  • Any of the abovecorrect answer

Orange cats are described with a lot of fun adjectives, including red, ginger, & marmalade. One Marmalade in particular is quite famous! Click for Funny Marmalade Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 19 2019

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

  • Tiger
  • Pumacorrect answer
  • Lion
  • Leopard

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

Question for Saturday, May 18 2019

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

  • Lactobacillus casei
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Bartonella henselaecorrect answer
  • Amoxicillin utilis

Be sure to treat & cover your scratches. “Cat scratch fever” symptoms caused by Bartonella henselae can start 2 weeks after injury!

Question for Friday, May 17 2019

From strings to laser pointers, interactive cat toys provide vital exercise for indoor cats. They share one critical component:

  • Catnip infusion
  • Fish flavor
  • Lifelike movementcorrect answer
  • Realistic eyes

Cats are very attracted to lifelike movement, so interactive toys like strings & laser pointers provide both entertainment and exercise! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 16 2019

Rosa and Lily are ___; these cuties even even hold paws when they cuddle! Their foster mom is making sure they are adopted together.

  • Geriatric
  • Bondedcorrect answer
  • Siblings
  • Torbies

Because they have a stable friendship, bonded cats adopted together usually adapt well to new furever homes. Rosa & Lily even hold paws! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 15 2019

Misty went missing at just 2 years old. 11 years later, a shelter found a cat with a ___ and contacted her family. It was Misty!

  • White ear
  • Microchipcorrect answer
  • Purple collar
  • Medical condition

Microchips are a fantastic way to identify lost pets & return them to their families. Misty's amazing reunion was 11 years in the making! Click for Photos & More! →