Past Trivia

Question for Friday, February 15 2019

When allergies prevented her from getting a cat, 6-year-old Jazmine adopted an adorable ___ named Donnie instead. Her story went viral!

  • Plush cat toy correct answer
  • Mexican hairless dog
  • Golden hamster
  • Pet rock

Jazmine was worried when her plush cat toy got a scratch, & insisted on calling the vet clinic. What they did next will melt your heart! Click for Photo & Story! →

Question for Thursday, February 14 2019

A cat’s tail is a fabulous thing. It can be long, short, or nonexistent, comes in many colors and lengths of fur, & may be used for ___.

  • Communication
  • Warmth
  • A toy
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Cats have been known to use their tails for warmth, communication, and toys. Want to see some of the longest, cutest tails ever? Click for Adorable Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, February 13 2019

Rheanne did everything she could to help a one-eyed kitten find a home, to no avail. After he spent months at the shelter, she…

  • Gave up on him
  • Adopted him herselfcorrect answer
  • Transported him to a different shelter
  • Brought him toys

Rheanne was finally able to go back to the shelter to adopt him herself. She even named him after a character in The Princess Bride! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, February 12 2019

Cat breeds like Turkish Angoras, Maine Coons, & Nebelungs aren’t just known for their fun personalities & floofiness. They also have…

  • To sleep upside down
  • Extra dewclaws
  • Different-colored eyes
  • Very long tailscorrect answer

Just when you thought your cat's tail was impressively long, here come 13 stunning cats to show off their best side! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, February 11 2019

Cats were originally ___ animals, and to this day they will go to ridiculous lengths to ___!

  • Aquatic, eat plankton
  • Domestic, befriend dogs
  • Desert, stay warmcorrect answer
  • Tropical, go swimming

Cat ancestors were desert-dwellers, which may explain why they go to great lengths to stay warm. Their efforts will have you in stitches! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, February 10 2019

Normally cats have 18 toes, but ___ cats have more! The record holder has 28 toes, each with individual claws, pads, & bone structure.

  • Polydactylcorrect answer
  • Dewclaw
  • Ectrodactyly
  • Oligodactyly

Polydactyl kitties can sometimes look like they have extra fingers or a big thumb. Either way, our extra-toed felines are adorable!

Question for Saturday, February 9 2019

This virus affects cats (wild & domestic) worldwide, and can only be transmitted between cats. It is closely related to HIV.

  • Distemper
  • Feline immunodeficiency viruscorrect answer
  • Feline diabetes
  • Rabies

Feline immunodeficiency virus or FIV can only be passed between cats. It's more common in feral cats, who have a higher risk of exposure.

Question for Friday, February 8 2019

Did you know that a cat’s ___ is susceptible to change as cold winter weather approaches?

  • Metabolism
  • Coat
  • Behavior
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

In addition to a thicker coat, a cat's metabolism & behavior often adapt for colder months. These fluffy cats are staying all bundled up! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, February 7 2019

Cats who are well-socialized can be extremely ___. It’s highly unusual for adopters to return them for it, but that happened to Jacque.

  • Angry
  • Cuddly correct answer
  • Obese
  • Muscular

Sweet & social Jacque was heartbroken after his adopter returned him to the shelter for being TOO cuddly, and the shelter was worried. Click for Photo & Jacque's Happily Ever After! →

Question for Wednesday, February 6 2019

Want to feed more shelter pets? Now you can double your daily kibble donation and get a _____ piece bonus when you sign up!

  • 100
  • 500
  • 1,000
  • 10,000correct answer

In the February Feed More special, you can double your kibble donation to shelter pets & get a 10,000 piece bonus donation for just $5 bucks a month! Click for More! →

Question for Tuesday, February 5 2019

Keeping kitty ___ helps regulate body temperature & prevent kidney damage. You can help by giving your cats wet food and fresh water!

  • Hydratedcorrect answer
  • Hairball-free
  • Exercised
  • Groomed

It can be tricky to make sure your cat is drinking enough to stay hydrated, but we're here to give you some helpful tips! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, February 4 2019

Ollie had a rough past, & was afraid of dogs. Amber wanted to help him ___, and hoped her dog, Ariel, would be the perfect assistant!

  • Acclimatecorrect answer
  • Formalize
  • Convert
  • Mobilize

Ollie was terrified of dogs, and Amber wanted to help him acclimate. She never expected him to react to her own dog like this, though! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Sunday, February 3 2019

This Siamese/American Shorthair cross owes its unique markings to recessive-colorpoint genes and a co-dominant piebald gene.

  • Snowshoecorrect answer
  • Himalayan
  • Maine Coon
  • Russian Blue

Snowshoes are uncommon & not recognized by all cat associations. Their unusual markings depend on recessive genes.

Question for Saturday, February 2 2019

Living primarily in Eastern Russia, the ___ is the largest wild cat in nature, with males weighing in at 660lbs! Amazing!

  • Lion
  • Siberian Tigercorrect answer
  • Snow Leopard
  • Bengal Tiger

Siberian Tigers don't have the longest of legs, but they make up for it with their long, large bodies & massive heads!

Question for Friday, February 1 2019

Our lightweight ___ is handmade and 100% cotton. The sequins and tailored sides complement the various color options!

  • Pair of Cutout Paw Motorcycle Boots
  • Hand-Beaded Tuxedo Tuniccorrect answer
  • Dog Mom Mug
  • Paws & Cuddle Cozy Throw Blanket

This beautiful Hand-Beaded Tuxedo Tunic comes in 5 colors, feeds 71 shelter pets... and is on sale! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, January 31 2019

Whether they’re sleeping peacefully, purring quietly, or curled up into tiny floofballs, here are 19 cats who will make you…

  • Smilecorrect answer
  • Jump
  • Sneeze
  • Flee

Start your day off on the right paw by letting these adorable cats & kittens bring a gigantic smile to your face. I know they did for me! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, January 30 2019

With careful use of a toe pick, competitors leap & spin to impress the judges. They’ve also impressed 7 kittens, who love watching ___!

  • Hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Luge
  • Figure skatingcorrect answer

Seven adorable kittens are mesmerized as a figure skater glides across the T.V. screen - they look like they're trying to skate, too! Check Out This Cute Video! →

Question for Tuesday, January 29 2019

The claws on your cat’s back paws are a bit different than the ones his front paws because they…

  • Aren't as sharp
  • Can't retract
  • Can't retract; aren't as sharpcorrect answer
  • Are serrated

Because your cat's back claws can't retract, they don't stay as sharp as the front ones. Watch the cat in #15 give himself a pawdicure! Click for Photos of Adorable Cats & Pets! →

Question for Monday, January 28 2019

An orange tabby named Flame wandered into the Belmont ___ 2 years ago. The crew decided to adopt him, & now he’s doing so much more!

  • Hotel
  • Fire stationcorrect answer
  • Police department
  • Shelter

Now an official member of the Belmont Fire Station, Flame helps promote responsible pet ownership & fire safety - plus he's super cute! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, January 27 2019

Create a special gift for Valentine’s Day (or any day) that also gives back, by putting a photo of your cat (or dog, kids, friends…) on a ______!

  • Hot air balloon
  • Billboard
  • Candlecorrect answer
  • Cereal box

Create a personalized gift (or for yourself) with a favorite photo of your cat, dog, kids, friends... on a candle - smells wonderful & each candle donates 20 bowls of food. It's fast and easy! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Saturday, January 26 2019

It’s always good to keep an eye on your cat’s health. Which of these symptoms are classic signs of diabetes in cats?

  • Increased appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Increased thirst
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Despite having a huge appetite, diabetic cats often lose weight. They often have increased thirst and urine output, too!

Question for Friday, January 25 2019

Even in rugged Alaska, surrounded by wildlife, Tim & Cathy Newton didn’t expect to see ___ on the deck at their home!

  • A king penguin
  • A snow leopard
  • An entire lynx familycorrect answer
  • A wooly mammoth

Tim & Cathy woke one day to an entire lynx family — one mama and seven adorably lanky kittens — playing on their deck. Wow! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, January 24 2019

This striking breed is a cross between Burmese and a specific type of Persian. They’re playful cats who love secure outdoor spaces!

  • Toyger
  • Balinese
  • Javanese
  • Burmillacorrect answer

With both Burmese and Chinchilla Persian influences, the Burmilla has expressive eyes and a soft, thick coat. Aren't they stunning? Click for Amazing Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, January 23 2019

Federal workers love cats as much as anyone, with ____% owning one or more cats!

  • 9
  • 21
  • 33correct answer
  • 99

33% of federal workers own cats... and today we're donating 10X the kibble to help those not getting paid feed the cats they love. (Thank you Halo!)

Question for Tuesday, January 22 2019

If it seems like your cat is getting restless & bored, try using ___ to keep his brain busy.

  • A puzzle toycorrect answer
  • Softer pillows
  • Music
  • More naps

Puzzle toys are a great start, but it doesn't end there. Check out these other tips to keep kitty mentally stimulated! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Monday, January 21 2019

Certain cat breeds, like Japanese Bobtails & Birmans, tend to be very good with ___ & other household pets!

  • Children
  • Family
  • House guests
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Lots of cats are great with children, family, & guests! Check out these other super affectionate cats, & tell us about yours. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, January 20 2019

Hepatic lipidosis is another name for___. Treatment is vital, and includes intravenous fluids fortified with nutrients.

  • Diabetes
  • Kidney failure
  • Alzheimer’s
  • None of the abovecorrect answer

Hepatic lipidosis, or fatty liver disease, is a potentially deadly condition in which fats accumulate dangerously in a cat's liver.

Question for Saturday, January 19 2019

Which of the following can cause a cat to stop using the litter box?

  • A new cat in the house
  • A new baby in the house
  • A urinary tract infection
  • Any of the abovecorrect answer

Environmental & health stresses like new family members and infections can cause unwanted accidents. Keep a close, caring eye on kitty!

Question for Friday, January 18 2019

They gathered around for Christmas and handed Grandma a special gift. When she opened it, a ___ popped out, making her gasp in surprise!

  • Jack-in-the-box
  • Celebrity
  • Black catcorrect answer
  • None of the above

Grandma reacted with tears of joy to meeting her new black cat! You'll love seeing this sweet & mellow kitty check out his new home. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, January 17 2019

Wild cats usually live solo. You can help maintain a happy household by giving each of your cats their very own…

  • Space to eat
  • Spot to perch
  • Place to nap
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Giving each cat ownership of where they eat, nap, & perch will help them get along like the kitties you see here! Take a look! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, January 16 2019

Richard Saunders’ ___ cats look so green, bushy, & trim they’ve fooled many into thinking they were real! But there’s no need for watering.

  • Tabletop
  • Candle
  • Topiary correct answer
  • None of the above

Saunders' work has been enjoyed by millions. His beautiful topiary cats were inspired by his own Russian blue! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, January 15 2019

Some cats get very curious when the ___ spits out a fresh, warm piece of paper! Where did it come from? What does it say?

  • Printercorrect answer
  • Computer
  • Television
  • Cell phone

Some cats think the printer is a toy just for them; others think it's a heated bed! What do these funny cats think of their printers? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, January 14 2019

Last year, the Cats on Glass Gallery was a huge  success in NYC, and this year it’s going to ______! Shining a spotlight on adoptable cats with interactive rooms, cat-lebrities, & lots of cats!

  • New Orleans
  • Paris
  • Hollywoodcorrect answer
  • Miami

Fresh Step's Cats on Glass Gallery is goin’ to Hollywood! Opening on Thursday, it's a super fun event - you can even adopt your own fur baby with no adoption fees. If you like cats & you’re in the LA area, you’ll want to go! Click for More! →

Question for Sunday, January 13 2019

Which of these is true about your cat’s urine as a health indicator? If your cat’s urine is ___, it may signify ___. Time to see a vet!

  • Unusually dark, infection
  • Unusually pale, kidney dysfunction
  • Not in the catbox, a UTI
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Infection can cause dark urine, kidney failure can cause dilute urine, & inappropriate urination may be a sign of UTI. Talk to your vet!

Question for Saturday, January 12 2019

A cat’s ___ is part of the outer ear, and has ridges that help capture sound & direct it to the middle and inner ear.

  • Pinnacorrect answer
  • Cochlea
  • Eardrum
  • Auditory nerve

The cat’s pinna is the part of the ear that you see, which is covered by skin & fur. Each ear can each move independently for hearing.

Question for Friday, January 11 2019

When the news crews gathered hoping to view a ___, they expected to see the second-largest wildcat species in North America…

  • Ocelot
  • Jaguar
  • Cougarcorrect answer
  • None of the above

The reports that drew them in described a 100-pound cougar, but when the cameras started rolling, they caught something a little smaller. Click for Photos & More! →