Past Trivia

Question for Tuesday, March 20 2018

With some close monitoring & a change in ___, two very different cats saw their stomach & skin issues improve within weeks.

  • Diet correct answer
  • Bedding
  • Toys
  • Water

The Cat House on the Kings reports seeing health improvements for these feline patients after changing their diet to Halo cat food. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 19 2018

Browser the library cat, has been protecting ___ from ___ , & helping the library get a pest problem under control. Good kitty!

  • Books, rodentscorrect answer
  • Computers, dust mites
  • Potted plants, earthworms
  • Card catalog, termites

After some complaints from patrons with allergies, Browser almost lost his job of guarding library books from destructive rodents. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 18 2018

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

  • California spangled
  • Egyptian maucorrect answer
  • Serengeti
  • Sphynx

Clocking in at speeds more than 30 mph, Egyptian mau cats are friendly and loyal to their families, or even to one special person

Question for Saturday, March 17 2018

This cat’s name implies it’s a “creature of the mist.” It is long and graceful, with firm muscles & coloring similar to a Russian Blue.

  • Chartreux
  • Nebelungcorrect answer
  • Korat
  • British Shorthair

Nebelung cats are known as “creatures of the mist.” They have striking green eyes and a blue coat with silver-tipped guard hairs.

Question for Friday, March 16 2018

Botox’s breed may have originated in Canada, but the ___ is not prepared for chilly weather! Maybe his new brother will keep him warm.

  • Siberian
  • Maine Coon
  • Ragdoll
  • Sphynxcorrect answer

Botox is a rescued sphynx who doesn't have to worry about being hairless. His adorable puppy brother keeps him moving & warm! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 15 2018

Your feet will be as happy as your heart with these ___. They’re great for outdoor adventures, & feed 71 shelter animals!

  • Cat Face Nightshirts
  • Pet Face Pajama Shorts
  • Out & About Sport Sandalscorrect answer
  • Pet Love Cozy Slippers

Yep, these Out & About Sport Sandals really give back! In addition feeding animals, with the code GIVEAPAIR, they also donate shoes! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 14 2018

Gina, an abandoned boxer, went from rescued to rescuer when she found a stray cat and ___ in a garbage can. Time to start babysitting!

  • Some dog food
  • Four kittenscorrect answer
  • A toddler's lost teddy bear
  • Her canine companion

Mama-cat Lucy found a furrever home & a permanent sister when Gina became a second mom to her kittens. Their story is adorable! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 13 2018

One night, ___ was acting true to his name, not his nature. His unusual activity woke his humans, who opened a door & found a ___!

  • Oddball; firecorrect answer
  • Sleepy; puppy
  • Aloof; message in a bottle
  • Tranquility; tsunami

Oddball's "odd" behavior caught his parents' attention quickly, saving them from the fire. They're sure glad they adopted this hero! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 12 2018

How frequently you feed your cats largely depends on their age. A new kitten should eat at least ___ small meals a day.

  • 2
  • 4correct answer
  • 10
  • 20

Your new kitten should eat 4 small meals spread throughout the day, but this changes as they get older! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 11 2018

Which of these animals is not honored in a constellation officially recognized by the International Astronomical Union?

  • Lion
  • Lynx
  • Little dog
  • Tigercorrect answer

Alas, there are no tigers in the 88 modern IAU constellations. But the white tiger is a constellation in traditional Chinese astronomy!

Question for Saturday, March 10 2018

A Siamese cat’s paws, tail, & head, or “points,” are a different color from her body. Which point colors are not officially recognized?

  • Pink pointcorrect answer
  • Lilac point
  • Chocolate point
  • Blue point

Officially recognized Siamese point colors are seal, blue, chocolate, & lilac. Some standards include others, but pink isn't one of them.

Question for Friday, March 9 2018

A rescue cat named Tony woke Robin before a raging ___ took her life. He nearly succumbed to the smoke, but a ___ saved his life.

  • Tsunami, lifeboat
  • Thunderstorm, umbrella
  • Fire, pet respiratorcorrect answer
  • Snowstorm, igloo

Tony meowed until Robin woke up during a fire. She couldn't find him, but the firefighters did, saving his life with a pet respirator. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 8 2018

Cats don’t just smell through their noses. With the help of the ___, they also smell through their ___!

  • Jacobson's organ; mouthscorrect answer
  • Mathews' organ; paws
  • Johnson's organ; tails
  • Peterson's organ; whiskers

The Jacobson's organ is located on the roof of your kitties' mouths, & helps identify a whole different set of smells! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 7 2018

Cole & Marmalade had their paws full with a role reversal when their ___! Pens got batted off the table, & midnight antics ensued!

  • Human turned into a catcorrect answer
  • Cat food went missing
  • Catnip was stolen
  • Litter-box was tipped over

Have you imagined what it'd be like to be turned into a cat? Check out this video for some real-life silly scenarios! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 6 2018

___ are the biggest members of the cat species, and share about ___ of their DNA with domesticated house cats!

  • Leopards; 99.9%
  • Lions; 56.3%
  • Tigers; 95.6%correct answer
  • Panthers; 88.9%

Tigers and cats share 95.6% of their DNA! No wonder these big cats are crazy for catnip. Learn how else they're alike! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 5 2018

In this unlikely animal friendship, a white-feathered bird tickles the ___ of his sleeping feline companion in the most adorable way!

  • Toes
  • Nose
  • Ears
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

You'll love watching this cute tiny bird lightly peck at the toes, nose, & ears of his best cat friend. This duo is too sweet! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 4 2018

The ___ cat has a distinctive “M” on its forehead, and comes in four different patterns: mackerel, classic, spotted, and ticked.

  • Tabbycorrect answer
  • Colorpoint
  • Calico
  • Tortoiseshell

"Tabby" is a coat pattern rather than a breed, but there are distinct variations. Marmalade is a mackerel tabby; Maru is a classic!

Question for Saturday, March 3 2018

The best time to begin ___ a kitten is when they’re between 2-7 weeks of age. This helps them adjust to new people, sounds, & handling!

  • Socializingcorrect answer
  • Vaccinating
  • Grooming
  • None of the above

Check with your vet about safety measures to take when socializing your kitten, particularly with regards to other cats!

Question for Friday, March 2 2018

If you’re a cat-lover, last weeks “Cats on Glass” pop-up gallery in NYC was cat-tastic! Curious visitors were treated to _____ and more!

  • A Meowmaste mediation room
  • 7-foot tall glitter cats
  • An adoption lounge
  • All of these!correct answer

1,000s of cat-lovers experienced Fresh Step's "Cats on Glass" pop-up gallery - where they were treated to 7-foot tall glitter cats, a Meowmaste meditation room, boa walls & of course an adoption lounge! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 1 2018

Show off your toes & feel good about giving back to hungry animals with these ___, which also help feed 35 shelter animals!

  • Paws to Cuddle Nightshirts
  • Walking Paws Flip Flopscorrect answer
  • Rhinestone Paw Print Crew Socks
  • Dog Mom Striped Hoodies

Grab a pair of these Walking Paws Flip Flops, which feed 35 shelter animals, & you can also donate a pair of Stride Rite® shoes! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, February 28 2018

When Annmarie’s beloved cat, Tumba, was seriously injured, a stranger donated ___ to help save the cat’s life!

  • Blankets
  • Food
  • 2,000 dollarscorrect answer
  • Toys

Tumba once helped save Annmarie's life & now a stranger helped save the cat’s by donating $2,000! You'll love this selfless story. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, February 27 2018

You might find a trichobezoar, also known as a ___, in the middle of the kitchen floor or your new rug. Watch out — don’t step on it!

  • Catnip
  • Hairballcorrect answer
  • Mouse
  • Bird

A trichobezoar, or hairball, is usually harmless, but some cats have trouble passing them. Brushing is one way you can manage them! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, February 26 2018

One-week-old kittens should be ___ and ___ to ensure they’re set up for a lifetime of good health. Have them see a vet, too!

  • Bottle-fed; taken to a foster homecorrect answer
  • Held closely; given dry food
  • Vaccinated; spayed or neutered immediately
  • All of the above

Dr. Matt nursed these tiny kittens back to health by bringing them home and feeding them with a bottle. Take a look at them now! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, February 25 2018

Because of ____, cats can only climb down things like trees backwards.

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

The shape of their claws prevents cats from being able to climb down trees face-first. Going backwards stops them from falling!

Question for Saturday, February 24 2018

___, also known as the “little tiger cat,” is the smallest cat in the Americas. Its habitat is threatened by habitat fragmentation.

  • Jaguar
  • Margay
  • Jaguarundi
  • Kodkodcorrect answer

The many-spotted kodkod lives in Chile's temperate rainforests — over two thirds of which have been destroyed in the last 25 years.

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! →