Past Trivia

Question for Monday, June 14 2021

The ___ has been nicknamed the “Poodle cat” & is most known for its very curly coat and tolerant & loving personality!

  • Havana Brown
  • Ragdoll
  • Savannah
  • Selkirk Rexcorrect answer

You'll want to use a comb on these thick, curly locks! Check out these 20 Selkirk Rex cats & kittens and see what all the fuss is about. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, June 13 2021

When a cat isn’t using the litter box, it’s stressful for everyone. There may be an easy fix, if the problem is a common one like ___.

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

Inappropriate elimination can have unexpected causes, including an aversion to scented litter or covered boxes. Here are some answers! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, June 12 2021

Topical ___ can help some kitty skin conditions, smells like the beach, & should only be given orally only under the supervision of your vet!

  • Sunscreen
  • Coconut oil correct answer
  • Olive oil
  • Pineapple leaves

If you're curious about topical coconut oil for your cat, talk to your vet. It may be helpful for skin irritation, coat health, & more!

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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!

  • Color vision
  • 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 Friday, June 11 2021

While outdoors, you stumble over some kittens much too young to fend for themselves. If they’re not in a box, what should you do?

  • Don't disturb them, but keep watchcorrect answer
  • Put a blanket over them
  • Take them to the shelter immediately
  • Give them fresh water

Chances are good that mama will return, so don't disturb them - but keep watch over them for a few hours. Do you know what to do next? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, June 10 2021

One study unsurprisingly debunked the ” ___ ” cat lady stereotype & showed that they love their pets just as much as anyone else.

  • Caring
  • Silly
  • Active
  • Crazycorrect answer

There’s nothing "crazy" about our cat guardians, but there are subtle differences between us & the average person. Find out what. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, June 9 2021

Johnathan suffered from ____, which left his eyelids tilting inward. He was left blind, but that didn’t stop someone from wanting to adopt him.

  • Pink eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Entropioncorrect answer

Once Johnathan's entropion was corrected, his behavior changed for the better & he turned into a sweet, loving cat. Now he's being adopted! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, June 8 2021

___ is one of the nation’s biggest problems for pets. It increases stress on joints, heart, & other organs, and can lead to diabetes!

  • Arthritis
  • Obesity correct answer
  • Hair loss
  • Cancer

Mike & Megan went to the shelter and fell for a very obese cat named Bronson. They adopted him & are ready to help him lose weight! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, June 7 2021

The _____ pairs wildlife, laughter, & conservation. Photographers submit their most hilarious photos and we’ve got some favorites to share.

  • Smiles, Sea Lions & Sneaky Snakes
  • Laughing Lions & More
  • Comedy Wildlife Photography Awardscorrect answer
  • None of the above

You'll love some of these hilarious photos from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. You can tell some were captured at just the right time! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, June 6 2021

If your cat is gently patting your face, it probably means they want ___. More firm strikes may mean that they’re ___.

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

Gentle pats signal a desire for attention; strikes may mean they’re upset. Read on to learn about the cat loaf, midnight crazies, & more! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, June 5 2021

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!

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

  • Whooping cough, babies
  • Heartworms, mosquitoescorrect answer
  • 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, June 4 2021

We love our pets for all kinds of reasons; they can help heal our wounds, keep us company when we get ____ and are great for ____.

  • Lonely; baking bread
  • Sick, emotion supportcorrect answer
  • Married; making biscuits
  • None of the above

Cats and dogs alike make great companions when we get sick or hurt & turn into our own emotional support pets during times of need. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, June 3 2021

Sometimes called manuls, these small wildcats are found in Central Asia. They have unusual pupils & a lot of fur!

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

When a farmer found some Pallas kittens at a construction site, he didn't immediately realize what they were. Luckily he called for help! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, June 2 2021

Souske developed ___ because his mom was stressed or sick during pregnancy. He was rescued, and his fur changed color as he grew up!

  • Alopecia
  • Mange
  • Fever coatcorrect answer
  • Mange & alopecia

Sosuke's unique fur was an indication of fever coat, but he didn't remain silver after 6 months. Guess what color he is now! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, June 1 2021

Some cats enjoy elaborate cat condos, responsive toys, or noise-making wands, but almost all cats get their fun from a simple ___.

  • Hairbrush
  • Cardboard boxcorrect answer
  • Ottoman
  • Keyboard

Most cats enjoy cardboard boxes to play in, but studies have shown that cats love ALL boxes, even imaginary ones! What?! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, May 31 2021

A finance department hired kittens named Credit & Debit to improve office ___, but they really aren’t supposed to answer the phone!

  • Productivity
  • Morale
  • Stress levels
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Credit & Debit boost morale and productivity while reducing stress. Their playful antics with staff & office supplies have gone viral! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 30 2021

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 Photo, Video & More! →

Question for Saturday, May 29 2021

A cat’s tail is a crucial tool for both communication & ___. Cats born without tails can adapt, but are susceptible to ___.

  • Grooming, allergies
  • Tree climbing, narcolepsy
  • Balance, Manx syndromecorrect answer
  • Swimming, hyperactivity

Cats balance with their tails. Cats born without tails adapt, but are susceptible to medical problems collectively known as Manx syndrome.

Question for Friday, May 28 2021

Atchoum has a condition called ___ that makes him extra hairy. Now the internet is divided on if this cat looks more like a dog!

  • Psoriasis
  • Alopecia
  • Hypertrichosiscorrect answer
  • Hypothyroidism

Atchoum's fuzzy face is from hypertrichosis, which means he's hairier than other Persian cats. Do you think he looks like a dog? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 27 2021

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

  • Polio
  • Smallpox
  • Nepeta cataria
  • Arthritiscorrect answer

Arthritis can make life tough for your senior cats. Talk to your vet about medication, & test these home adjustments to make them more comfortable. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 26 2021

These super cute eco-friendly dryer balls soften and fluff your laundry, reduce drying time, and for animal lovers, we’ve added a ______ design.

  • Penguin
  • Sloth
  • Piggy
  • Ladybugcorrect answer

You can ditch single-use dryer sheets with these dryer balls in adorable penguin, sloth, piggy, and our new ladybug design - they soften your laundry, reduce drying time, last for years… and will make you smile! Click for More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 25 2021

A viral act of kindness was caught on video when a man in a wheelchair ___ to rescue a kitten stuck in a rainwater channel.

  • Climbed down a hillcorrect answer
  • Called the police
  • Used a baited trap
  • Gathered a crowd

This incredible rescuer got out of his wheelchair and climbed down a grassy hill, reaching into the rainwater channel to save the kitten. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, May 24 2021

35-year-old Kate noticed her cat “aggressively” laying on the left side of her chest. Little did she realize, her cat was alerting her to ____.

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Diabetes
  • A stroke
  • Cancercorrect answer

Kate eventually did a self-exam and discovered a lump. She was diagnosed with stage-III breast cancer & believes her cat, Oggy, was trying to tell her something. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 23 2021

Decoding your cat seems like a complicated endeavor, but by paying attention to their ___ you can easily tell their mood!

  • Ears
  • Eyes
  • Tails
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Watch this video of Cole & Marmalade showing you their range of emotions & pay close attention to what their eyes, ears & tails are saying! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Saturday, May 22 2021

A recent study showed that domestic cats may be even more amazing than we give them credit for. Turns out, they do ___, after all!

  • Recognize their namescorrect answer
  • Sometimes hunt in groups
  • See clearly right up close
  • Taste sweetness in foods

A recent study indicates cats probably know their names quite well, but the response to it may be an ear-twitch or tail-swish! Who knew?

Question for Friday, May 21 2021

Leading the way in rescuing and adopting out pets in need, ___ became the very first no-kill state in the country. Great job!

  • Washington
  • Delawarecorrect answer
  • Florida
  • Texas

Delaware may be small, but the no-kill designation means that the state's shelters have an over 90% success rate of rescuing cats & dogs! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 20 2021

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, Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 19 2021

Some veterinarians have created humorous ___ at their clinics to highlight the crazy antics our cats are so well known for!

  • Dental treats
  • Water bottles
  • Marquee signscorrect answer
  • Retractable leashes

If you know that having a cat requires a special sense of humor, you'll want to see these funny marquee signs spotted outside vet offices! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, May 18 2021

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter rescued 47 cats and kittens from a ___ situation where the person had a hard time parting with animals.

  • Business
  • Hoardingcorrect answer
  • Medical
  • None of the above

Cats & kittens from hoarding situations need extra patience and socialization as they didn't receive a lot of that in their previous home. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Monday, May 17 2021

When a call came in for a tiny feral kitten that needed to be trapped & then ____, M. Miller didn’t hesitate to help. She was in a nearby canyon with lots of coyotes.

  • Held
  • Fosteredcorrect answer
  • Groomed
  • Walked

Once the kitten was safely trapped, M. Miller got the call to foster her, but their story didn't start off as a happy tale. See what happened next! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, May 16 2021

You might find a trichobezoar, also known as ___, in the middle of the kitchen floor or on your new rug. Try not to step on it!

  • Dried catnip
  • A mouse
  • Cat grass
  • A hairballcorrect answer

If your cat can pass them without issue & they're not increasing in frequency, hairballs are pretty harmless. Here are some tips to help! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, May 15 2021

Kidney disease is very common in elderly cats. Which of these are steps you can take to help your cat when she’s been diagnosed?

  • Canned food diet
  • Phosphorus-reducing supplements
  • Subcutaneous fluids
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

With your vet's guidance, you can make your cat more comfortable with canned food, certain supplements, and even subcutaneous fluids.

Question for Friday, May 14 2021

Juno, a 3/4 Himalayan known as ___, has a growing fan base. They adore his glare, though most of the time it really means “I love you.”

  • Obstinate Cat
  • Happy Cat
  • Fuzzy Cat
  • Angry Catcorrect answer

Fans of Grumpy Cat would agree that Juno's unique look makes him the purrfect "Angry Cat." Read what his mom says about his personality! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, May 13 2021

____ & ____ not only provide enrichment for cats & kittens, but they also allow for an important stress-relieving outlet. That’s why plenty were donated to shelters in need!

  • Water bottles; blankets
  • Cat castles; cardboard boxescorrect answer
  • Cell phones; coffee mugs
  • Kleenex; essential oils

Cats & kittens at Brookhaven Animal Rescue League were gifted cat castles & boxes to help entertain their newest residents. Take a look! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, May 12 2021

Lili & Renley grew up ____ together on top of their favorite scratching post, and continued to form a strong bond. Just check out these photos!

  • Napping
  • Cuddling
  • Eating
  • Napping & cuddlingcorrect answer

Now that Lili & Renley are all grown up, they still nap & cuddle on top of the same scratching post, even though they hardly fit. Take a look! Click for Photo & More! →