Past Trivia

Question for Friday, July 20 2018

Sometimes called a manul, this small wildcat is usually found in Central Asia. They have unusual pupils & a lot of fur!

  • Asian golden cat
  • Bobcat
  • Eurasian lynx
  • Pallas catcorrect answer

When one farmer found some Pallas kittens, it's no wonder he didn't immediately recognize what they were! Guess who adopted them? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, July 19 2018

If your cat is gently patting your face, it could mean they want ___. More forceful strikes like mean that they’re ___.

  • A bath; thirsty
  • Attention; upsetcorrect answer
  • To be left alone; happy
  • A blanket; cold

Gentle pats signal a desire for attention, while stronger strikes may mean they're upset. What other behaviors would you like explained? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, July 18 2018

___ got his name for his sweetness and black & white coloring — just like the cookie! It’s no wonder these residents keep him around!

  • Thin mint
  • Sugar
  • Peanut Butter
  • Oreocorrect answer

Oreo kept wandering into a nursing home in Ohio, so residents decided to keep him for good. After all, he’s healthier than his namesake! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, July 17 2018

Kittens need about ___ hours of sleep each day. Warning: the cuteness may make you feel warm, fuzzy, & maybe a little bit sleepy!

  • 10
  • 20correct answer
  • 24
  • 48

Kittens like these need about 20 hours of sleep per day, though they're pretty rambunctious between naps. Number 12 is my favorite! Click for Adorable Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, July 16 2018

Tired of being alone, a determined street cat jumped through the open window of a ___ & spread out for a warm nap on someone’s dash.

  • Bicycle
  • Carcorrect answer
  • House
  • Segway

That car belonged to Burcu, & she understands how difficult it can be for street cats in Turkey. Guess what she does next? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, July 15 2018

Which wild cat is native to Central & South America and was kept as a pet by artist Salvador Dali?

  • Jaguar
  • Snow leopard
  • Puma
  • Ocelotcorrect answer

There are many good reasons that ocelots shouldn't be kept as pets, though like Dali, many of us admire those big eyes & the golden fur!

Question for Saturday, July 14 2018

Once called the Spotted Mist, this short-haired breed has grayish spotted fur. It is now named the ___, after the place it’s from!

  • Canadian Mist
  • American Mist
  • Australian Mistcorrect answer
  • French Mist

Now known as the Australian mist, this breed has a beautiful hazy coat pattern, and large engaging eyes!

Question for Friday, July 13 2018

Big News! Through the Kibble Plus program, we’ve now donated over ____ pieces of kibble and vaccinated more than _____ shelter pets!

  • 500,000 / 35,000
  • 42 Million / 63,000
  • 200 Million / 140,000correct answer
  • 1,355 / 29

Kibble Plus members have donated over 200 million pieces of kibble and vaccinated 140,000 shelter cats & dogs! Just $5.00 per month... want to join?? Click for More! →

Question for Thursday, July 12 2018

Try making moving day less stressful for both you and your furry feline! Plug in a ___, and pack their favorite things last.

  • Pheromone diffusercorrect answer
  • Water fountain
  • Smartphone
  • Toaster

Try a pheromone diffuser, & wait to pack up kitty's things until the last minute -- this can help ease anxiety during the move! Click for Photo & More Tips! →

Question for Wednesday, July 11 2018

Cats love boxes like peanut butter loves jelly, but there’s good reason! Cardboard boxes attract cats with their irresistible….

  • Texture
  • Insulating properties
  • Shape
  • All of the above correct answer

Cardboard boxes are insulators that keep kitty warm, have a good shape to hide in, & are a pleasing texture. No wonder Maru loves them! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Tuesday, July 10 2018

Daniel was determined to save his cat, who was seriously injured from the waist down. To survive, Meatball had to be able to ___.

  • Urinatecorrect answer
  • Get cuddles
  • Regrow his hair
  • Lose weight

People from around the world helped Meatball's family get him care, but he still couldn't urinate. They were losing hope when... Click for Photo & Rest Of Story! →

Question for Monday, July 9 2018

When frightened by a strange and dangerous situation, cats like Blanca tend to ___. This can actually increase the danger they’re in!

  • Devour all their food
  • Destroy their toys
  • Hide in inaccessible placescorrect answer
  • Scent mark the furniture

Blanca was lucky. She hid under the house during a dangerous flood, but her amazing family broke right through the floor to save her! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, July 8 2018

Cats have better ___ than both humans and dogs, though we cat people know they can be very selective in what they choose to respond to!

  • Sight
  • Sense of smell
  • Hearingcorrect answer
  • Telepathic skills

Cats have amazing ears with better hearing than both dogs and humans. They can hear things from up to five times the distance we can!

Question for Saturday, July 7 2018

___ is the active ingredient in Tylenol. It’s 7-10 times more toxic to cats than dogs, specifically harming the liver & red blood cells.

  • Ibuprofen
  • Aspirin
  • Naproxen
  • Acetaminophencorrect answer

Never administer any medication to your pet without your vet's approval. Drugs like acetaminophen can cause a lot of damage!

Question for Friday, July 6 2018

For warm and breezy summer days, you’ll love this flattering ___! It’s a beautiful color, & has a shape that looks great on everyone.

  • Brushed Sky Long Sleeve Tuniccorrect answer
  • Kitty Companion Handbag
  • Caffeinated Cat Mug
  • Paws Full of Love Flip Flops

You'll look & feel great in your Brushed Sky Long Sleeve Tunic knowing that it feeds 35 shelter animals. It's on sale, too! Purrfect! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, July 5 2018

Savannahs, Norwegian forest cats, & Ragdolls are all furry cousins, but what’s the bigger thing they have in common?

  • Sizecorrect answer
  • Coat pattern
  • Food preference
  • Social tendencies

You won't believe these cats. From the size of their paws to their huge tails, these 27 cats could pass as small tigers, they're so big! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, July 4 2018

Holidays are fun, but may stress your cat out with strange people & noise. More pets in the U.S. go missing on ___ than any other day.

  • Groundhog Day
  • The Ides of March
  • Christmas Eve
  • The 4th of Julycorrect answer

Unusual activity & loud fireworks on the 4th of July can be terrifying for pets. Read on for some tips to keep your cat safe tonight! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, July 3 2018

Just like kids and dogs, some cats like to hug, cuddle, & play with a favorite ___. It helps to have a little catnip in the filling!

  • Chocolate cake
  • Themed lego set
  • Stuffed animalcorrect answer
  • Bouncy ball

Like dogs & kids, some cats just love their stuffed animals! We can't get enough of these sweet floofs and their stuffed animal buddies. Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, July 2 2018

Because Bruce’s mama was under quite a bit of stress during her pregnancy, he developed ___. As he grew, his fur changed color!

  • Fever coatcorrect answer
  • Dewclaws
  • Mange
  • Mange & dewclaws

Bruce's light-colored kitten color was an indication of fever coat, so he didn't remain gray as he grew up! Guess what color he is now? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, July 1 2018

This virus affects cats (wild & domestic) worldwide. It is closely related to HIV, but cannot be contracted by humans.

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

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

Question for Saturday, June 30 2018

Many senior felines experience physical discomfort due to ___; this can make everyday activities like using the catbox much harder.

  • Polio
  • Smallpox
  • Arthritiscorrect answer
  • Nepeta cataria

Arthritis can make life tough for your senior cat. Talk to your vet about home adjustments & medications to make her more comfortable.

Question for Friday, June 29 2018

There’s nothing sheepish about a rescued cat named Dora, who took it upon herself to befriend and care for a ___ named Charlie!

  • Lambcorrect answer
  • Parakeet
  • Kid
  • Pony

When Dora the cat & Charlie the lamb bonded and began their adventures together, the story of their unlikely friendship went viral! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, June 28 2018

If you’ve ever ___ while a friend is out of town, you know it’s fun to become best friends with their cats — if you can find them!

  • Taken a picture
  • Been a pet sittercorrect answer
  • Gone for a walk
  • None of the above

Pet sitters are the true heroes when we're out of town. Of course, first, they have to find our cats. Then the real work begins! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, June 27 2018

It’s stressful for both you & your cat if they’re missing their litter box. Sometimes, ___ or a pan that’s too small can be to blame!

  • Napping
  • Covered litter boxes
  • Strongly scented litter
  • Covered boxes & scented littercorrect answer

Bathroom issues can be the result of a number of things, including an aversion to scented litter or covered boxes. Looking for answers? Click for Photos, Information, & More! →

Question for Tuesday, June 26 2018

During potentially dangerous summer storms, your cat will probably hide in a cool spot. It’s a good idea to put her in a ___ for safety!

  • Cratecorrect answer
  • Laundry basket
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom

Remember that you can put your cat in a crate during powerful storms to keep her safe. Check out these other safety tips for kitty! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, June 25 2018

In celebration of Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, _____ is helping shelters care for their cats by doubling your “Paw Points” donations!

  • Starbucks
  • PetSmart
  • Fresh Stepcorrect answer
  • Amazon

All June, Fresh Step is doubling your "Paw Points" donations to your favorite shelter - free to you but lots of value to your shelter! Click for More! →

Question for Sunday, June 24 2018

We’re all probably guilty of chatting with our cats, but do you know how many different vocalizations they can make?

  • 10
  • 50
  • 100correct answer
  • 2000

Listen close next time your cat is chatting with you, because they can make over 100 different vocal sounds!

Question for Saturday, June 23 2018

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

  • Catnip
  • Mouse
  • Hairballcorrect answer
  • Bird

If your cat can pass them without issue & they're not increasing in frequency or size, hairballs are pretty harmless. Brushing can help!

Question for Friday, June 22 2018

Introducing furry siblings can be tense, but when pitbull mix Molly met her new baby kitten, she immediately started to…

  • Wag her tail
  • Give kisses
  • Run away
  • Give kisses & wag her tailcorrect answer

This adorable baby kitten is going to have one amazing big sister. Molly just couldn't stop wagging her tail & giving kisses! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, June 21 2018

The lines on a cat’s ___ are similar to those on a human’s fingers. They’re unique, so they can be used to identify individuals!

  • Tongues
  • Tails
  • Paws
  • Nosescorrect answer

Like our fingerprints, cats' noses have unique and identifiable skin patterns. Check out these other amazing cat facts! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, June 20 2018

The diversity of cat breeds is astounding, & many have amazing names! The Egyptian Chausie, for example, is actually pronounced…

  • Cow-see
  • Chow-she
  • Shaw-see
  • Chow-see correct answer

The Chausie, pronounced "chow-see," is one of the largest cats from Egypt. Can you guess how to pronounce these other unusual breeds? Click to Quiz Your Skills! →

Question for Tuesday, June 19 2018

Like Goldilocks with a bowl of porridge, most of our cats prefer to eat their canned food ___.

  • Heated to steaming
  • At room-temperaturecorrect answer
  • Refrigerated
  • Frozen solid

Cats prefer to have their food just right - at room temperature. Of course, some of them also think your dinner should belong to them! Click for Funny Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, June 18 2018

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
  • Bought him a dog toy

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 Sunday, June 17 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, June 16 2018

A group of kittens is usually called a litter. But it can also be referred to as a ___, the Middle English word for “offspring.”

  • Barrel
  • Kindlecorrect answer
  • Dozen
  • Floofle

A Kindle might be one good way to read your books electronically, but it's also a great alliterative word describing a group of kittens!

Question for Friday, June 15 2018

Film director Paris Zarcilla went home for a sweater, & instead discovered a cat with ___! Now he’s taken on an unexpected new role!

  • Kittenscorrect answer
  • Catnip
  • Treats
  • Hairballs

Zarcilla doesn't have a cat, so finding a mom with new kittens under his bed was quite a surprise. But he's keeping them safe & happy! Click for Photos & More! →