Past Trivia

Question for Saturday, April 4 2020

Retractable ___ are a wonder of the kitty world, providing traction on trees & snagging prey. They can also have unintended consequences!

  • Whiskers
  • Teeth
  • Clawscorrect answer
  • Ears

Retractable claws are amazing, but sometimes cats forget we're only human & scratch our fragile skin. Talk to your doctor on how to treat it.

Question for Friday, April 3 2020

A hyperdactyly cat, also known as ___, has more than the usual number of toes. One worker was surprised when he stumbled upon them.

  • Polydactyl correct answer
  • Syndactyl
  • Oligodactyl
  • Ectrodactyl

Check out the polydactyl paws on these kittens that were found near a construction site. Thankfully, they were found safe and healthy. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, April 2 2020

Which one of these is a real wildcat with tufts of black fur extending from the eartips and distinctive black facial markings?

  • Margay
  • Linsang
  • Caracalcorrect answer
  • Fossa

The caracal is rusty-brown with black facial markings & ear tufts. Have you ever heard one speak? Take a listen. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, April 1 2020

Zipper’s inappropriate ___ led to some ruined wallpaper, but incidentally revealed a beautiful mural painted on the walls.

  • Biting
  • Scratching correct answer
  • Licking
  • None of the above

Zipper scratched away some wallpaper and his guardian discovered a beautiful mural. Go see for yourself! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 31 2020

Lucy may be a Sphynx cat, but her dark color and hairless appearance makes her look like a black ____. If only those ears could fly!

  • Eagle
  • Batcorrect answer
  • Tire
  • Puppy

Lucy is so unique looking that she resembles a black bat! Now she's becoming famous on Instagram for her interesting features. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 30 2020

Since we’re on the cusp of ___ season, one pet food company is offering 30-days of FREE cat food to people that help foster.

  • Kitten correct answer
  • Rabbit
  • Easter
  • Fall

It's almost kitten season, so to help busy shelters Smalls is offering free cat food to anyone that decides to foster a cat or kitten. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 29 2020

Most of us know that cats can’t taste sweetness, but do you know what our carnivore kitties can taste that we can’t?

  • Adenosine triphosphatecorrect answer
  • Dihydrogen monoxide
  • Punica granatum
  • Sodium bicarbonate

Adenosine triphosphate supplies energy in all living cells. Unlike your lollipop, cats can savor it — and you can't. Aah, sweet revenge!

Question for Saturday, March 28 2020

Even when they’re not ___, cats will instinctively ___. It’s one good reason to make Fluffy an indoor kitty!

  • Lions, roar
  • Tired, sleep
  • Allergic, snore
  • Hungry, huntcorrect answer

Even if they aren't hungry, cats still hunt & can seriously harm wild bird populations. Protect the birds & keep kitty safely inside!

Question for Friday, March 27 2020

____ has been in high demand across the world, so imagine coming home to find that your cat shredded it all up!

  • Toothpaste
  • Pizza
  • Toilet papercorrect answer
  • Coffee

Kylie's kitties, Eleanor & Tahani, were found at the scene of the crime! One of them shredded Kylie's precious toilet paper -- now to find out who! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 26 2020

During the quarantine, you can help shelter animals by offering your home and becoming a ____. You’ll be doing a big favor for your local shelter!

  • Volunteer
  • Foster parentcorrect answer
  • Board member
  • All of the above

Many shelters are becoming packed with animals. You can still stay safe at home and help a shelter pet by becoming a foster parent. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 25 2020

Cats are amazingly flexible, can relax like it’s nobody’s business, & love warmth, all of which make them naturally great at ___!

  • Ice fishing
  • Crossfit
  • Yogacorrect answer
  • Break dancing

Cats are the perfect inspiration and companions for yoga! See how you can make the most of your indoor exercise routine with your pet! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 24 2020

Even though ____ had gone by, Dora never forgot about her precious cat that was lost after an earthquake struck her home in Italy.

  • 1 year
  • 4 yearscorrect answer
  • 10 years
  • 12 years

It had been four years since Dora’s cat ran in fear, but then she suddenly returned home. Take a look at their touching reunion. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Monday, March 23 2020

Officer McGuire of the Henrico Police Department is a cat person & a hero. A kitten he rescued near interstate traffic bit him, & he ___!

  • Arrested it
  • Held on tightcorrect answer
  • Let it go
  • None of the above

In spite of the sudden pain of super-sharp kitten teeth, Officer McGuire held tight to the kitten to convey it safely to his patrol car. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 22 2020

If your cat’s tail is mostly straight up and her fur is relaxed, she’s probably ___!

  • Angry
  • Frightened
  • Happy correct answer
  • Bored

If her tail is straight up and her fur is relaxed, your cat is probably happy! But learning cat behavior isn't always so easy.

Question for Saturday, March 21 2020

Healthy newborn kittens weigh about ___, and require constant, specialized care!

  • 3-5 ouncescorrect answer
  • 10-15 ounces
  • 25-30 ounces
  • 2 pounds

Newborn kittens are seriously tiny at just 3-5 ounces! They need constant special care and mama cat is the best caregiver possible.

Question for Friday, March 20 2020

The ___ is big enough to keep you and your furry friend cuddled close. You’ll feel warm & fuzzy about feeding 35 shelter animals, too!

  • Striped Cat Socks
  • Pet Face Pajama Shorts Set
  • Super Cozy™ Fleece Throw Blanketcorrect answer
  • Butterflies at Play Tunic

You'll be thankful you have our fan favorite Super Cozy™ Fleece Throw Blanket. Get it today with FREE shipping! Click for Photos & Special Offer! →

Question for Thursday, March 19 2020

This trio of unlikely friends have been living together in a sanctuary for 16 years. Their friendship includes a lion, tiger, & a ____!

  • Chipmunk
  • Badger
  • Bearcorrect answer
  • Racoon

This trio is dubbed BLT for including a lion, tiger, & bear. See how their friendship began and how each of them are doing now! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 18 2020

Pax, a 12-year-old yellow lab, has become best friends with Polly, an abandoned kitten that was found in a ____. It’s amazing she was found!

  • Abandoned car
  • Hollowed out logcorrect answer
  • Shoebox
  • Bathroom

Polly was just a tiny kitten when she was found in a hollowed out log. Pax began taking care of her & their friendship started to blossom. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 17 2020

Does your pet pester you for food? Bacon has learned to say “___” after hearing her human say it so much in response to her empty food bowl.

  • Hey you
  • Uh-ohcorrect answer
  • Welcome
  • Goodbye

Now when it's time for food, Bacon alerts her human by saying "uh-oh"! It's her cue for someone to feed her. What do you think? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 16 2020

For feral cats, it’s extremely ___ to become a ___. Sometimes it’s the very best thing for cats like QuinnBunny, though.

  • Frightening, hunter
  • Common, senior
  • Desirable, princess
  • Difficult, petcorrect answer

It's difficult for a feral cat to become a pet, but QuinnBunny had very special needs. See her adorable blep & the rescue that saved her! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 15 2020

The rusty-spotted cat is one of the world’s smallest wildcats. It prefers deciduous forests, and is found in ___ and ___!

  • India, Sri Lankacorrect answer
  • China, Mongolia
  • Uruguay, Argentina
  • Botswana, Namibia

The elusive rusty-spotted cat lives in the forests of India & Sri Lanka, hunting rodents & birds. Habitat loss is a serious threat.

Question for Saturday, March 14 2020

When you clip a cat’s claws, you must always remember to get just that scimitar tip and avoid the quick, which contains ___!

  • Blood vessels
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Nerves
  • Blood vessels & nervescorrect answer

When clipping a cat's claws, it's important to stay well away from the quick; it contains blood vessels & nerves, and is very sensitive!

Question for Friday, March 13 2020

Quimera is getting insta-famous for having heterochromia and a ___. She’s a walking piece of art!

  • Small tail
  • Uniquely patterned coat
  • Interesting spot on her head
  • Split-colored facecorrect answer

Quimera's two distinctly colored eyes mirror her striking split-colored face. This cat is a walking work of art! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 12 2020

At just 48 hours old, Bijou the rescue kitten weighed in at ___ when her abandoned family was rescued.

  • Under 3 oz correct answer
  • Exactly 8 oz
  • Over 2 lbs
  • Just shy of 5 lbs

Tiny Bijou weighed less than 3 oz when rescued. When she stopped putting on weight, her foster mom was afraid she wouldn't survive. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 11 2020

Peebles was a ship cat on the HMS Western Isles for the ___ during ___. He was known for shaking hands & jumping through arms!

  • United States; Civil War
  • British Royal Navy; World War IIcorrect answer
  • French; World War I
  • Canadians; French Revolution

Peebles served the British Royal Navy during World War II. He isn't the only feisty wartime kitty you'll learn about here! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 10 2020

Kiko & Watson, famous for their ___, are among the most photogenic dogs on Instagram. Now the duo is a trio, with the addition of a ___!

  • Dog hair, hamster
  • Sad eyes, rabbit
  • Hugs, catcorrect answer
  • Messiness, dachshund

Harry the cat has become best friends with Kiko and Watson, creating irresistibly sweet photos that feature the best hugs ever! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 9 2020

This litter of kittens developed ___ because their mama had an illness while they were in the womb. Their fur changed color with age!

  • Fever coatcorrect answer
  • Alopecia
  • Dewclaws
  • Alopecia & dewclaws

The kittens’ lightly colored coats were an indication of fever coat, so they didn't remain gray as they grew up! Guess what color they are now? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 8 2020

When a cat’s fur is an even blend of colors resulting from light and dark bands on each individual hair, the cat’s coat is known as ___.

  • Bleached
  • Highlighted
  • Tickedcorrect answer
  • Cameo

Common in Abyssinians, Somalis, and Singapuras, ticked coats are a tabby pattern and typically include the classic "M" on the forehead.

Question for Saturday, March 7 2020

A kitten’s ___, ___, and ___ may change while she’s growing up, but their purrsonality definitely shines through in pictures!

  • Whiskers, markings, nose print
  • Height, teeth, number of tail vertebrae
  • Eye color, markings, fur lengthcorrect answer
  • Nose color, pupils, number of toes

Kittens' eyes, markings, & fur length may change as they grow, but you'll always be able to recognize them through their pictures!

Question for Friday, March 6 2020

Friendships can happen in unexpected ways, like when 5-month old Beagle, Bo, cuddles with his ____ sibling, Jasper, in this viral video.

  • Bird
  • Catcorrect answer
  • Rabbit
  • Lamb

When Bo bonded with his cat sibling, Jasper, Lisa grabbed her phone to record the sweet interaction. We have the video for you! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 5 2020

Sometimes you come home to your pet and can tell that something is amiss just by the ____. You know something is up!

  • Taste in your mouth
  • Color of their fur
  • Look on their facecorrect answer
  • Smell in the air

There's something about that certain look on our pet’s face that lets us know they've been up to something mischievous. Do any of these look familiar? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 4 2020

The popular cat phrase, “if I ___, I ____” has been proven true time & time again. These cats and their tiny spaces are no exception.

  • Hits, bits
  • Mix, licks
  • Fits, sitscorrect answer
  • Any of the above

Take a look at these 15 funny cats that have crammed themselves into small spaces. They're the epitome of "if I fits, I sits". Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 3 2020

This tiny kitten has a mark on his nose that resembles another ___. His unique markings have gotten him a lot of attention!

  • Pile of treats
  • Rainbow
  • Tiny kitten correct answer
  • Large fox

There's no mistaking the tiny napping kitten squished on his nose. The peculiar black marking stands out against his white fur. Take a look! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 2 2020

Pickley is a handsome Russian Blue with striking ___. It’s no wonder this rescue cat is becoming Instagram-famous!

  • Heart-shaped spots on his head
  • Colors in his coat
  • Green eyescorrect answer
  • Spikes on his tail

Pickley's amazing green eyes look photoshopped, but you can see for yourself that they're 100% real. He's a walking work of art! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 1 2020

This small, short-haired cat is one of the few naturally spotted domestic cats, & is also the fastest of all domestic cats.

  • California spangled
  • Serengeti
  • Egyptian Maucorrect answer
  • Sphynx

Clocking in at speeds over 30 mph, Egyptian Maus are friendly and loyal to their families - sometimes to just one special person!

Question for Saturday, February 29 2020

Your cat’s whiskers are incredibly sensitive, and they don’t need to be trimmed – especially since they naturally ____.

  • Grow to a certain length
  • Stop growing
  • Fall out
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Cat whiskers cycle through phases of hair growth - anagen (growth), catagen (stop growing), and telagen (falling out).