Past Trivia

Question for Wednesday, December 12 2018

Sarper has a love for both music & cats – he keeps his 9 rescue kitties calm by tickling the ivories. One even plays the ___ with him!

  • Harp
  • Pianocorrect answer
  • Trumpet
  • Banjo

One of Sarper's cats seems to enjoy "helping" him play the piano. You'll love watching him serenade them all in this adorable video! Click for Photos & Adorable Video! →

Question for Tuesday, December 11 2018

People say the lingual papillae on their cat’s ___ feel like sandpaper, but they have a useful function – one dogs can’t emulate!

  • Tonguecorrect answer
  • Ears
  • Feet
  • Chin

Have you ever watched the lingual papillae on a cat's tongue in action? This video shows what amazing grooming tools they are! Click for Video, Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, December 10 2018

It’s not just about what you feed your cats – it’s how. Incorporate your cats’ need to ___, & try to feed them in a ___ location!

  • Sleep; busy
  • Dig; outdoor
  • Play; quietcorrect answer
  • All of the above

How you feed your cat matters; some like to play or forage, and most benefit from a safe, quiet location. Looking for more information? Click for Photos & More Tips! →

Question for Sunday, December 9 2018

The ___ has thick mats protecting the soles of its feet and, though rare, inhabits high elevations in the Tibetan Plateau.

  • Chinese Mountain catcorrect answer
  • Black-footed cat
  • Ocelot
  • Cougar

The Chinese Mountain cat is active at night, & currently threatened due to widespread poisoning of a small prey mammal called a pika.

Question for Saturday, December 8 2018

Outdoor cats can be exposed to predators, disease, and accidents. They have an average lifespan of…

  • 2-5 yearscorrect answer
  • 5-7 years
  • 10-15 years
  • 20-25 years

Poison, predation, accidents, & disease shorten the average lifespan of outdoor cats to 2-5 years. Indoor cats average 13-17 years!

Question for Friday, December 7 2018

The normal body temperature for a cat is around ___ degrees Fahrenheit, which is almost the same as a dog’s temperature!

  • 97.2
  • 98.6
  • 101.5correct answer
  • 103.2

It might seem high to us, but 101.5 degrees Fahrenheit is normal. Your kitty is just as warm as these adorable pictures! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, December 6 2018

During this season of giving, our friends Fresh Step and the amazing ____ are teaming up to donate much needed litter to shelters!

  • Maru
  • Lil BUBcorrect answer
  • Taylor Swift
  • Bojangles

The amazing and adorable Lil BUB and our incredible sponsor Fresh Step are partnering to donate litter to shelters over the holiday season - well done! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, December 5 2018

After climbing 100 feet up a ___ tree and being stuck for nearly 50 hours, this cat was tired & happy to come down!

  • Korean dogwood
  • Douglas fircorrect answer
  • Japanese maple
  • Bonsai

This poor kitty had quite the view from the very top of this Douglas fir tree! Watch one brave rescuer bring him back safely. Click for Amazing Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, December 4 2018

Leopards have rosettes, tigers have stripes, and your cat might have ticked fur to help ___ them, making it easier to both hunt & hide!

  • Camouflagecorrect answer
  • Distinguish
  • Warm
  • Hurry

Take a look at these cats with crazy camouflage skills - sometimes you can't even find them when they're hiding in plain sight! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, December 3 2018

Stuart noticed piles of ___ next to the door that office cat, Sir Whines-A-Lot, liked to perch by. Passersby were using singles as toys!

  • Moneycorrect answer
  • Kibble
  • Hairbrushes
  • All of the above

People didn’t expect Sir Whines-A-Lot to steal their money, but Stuart promises to donate it to charity. Guess how much he’s raised! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, December 2 2018

Like dogs, cats have a special membrane called the tapetum lucidum that helps them ___.

  • Maintain their balance
  • See in dimmer lightcorrect answer
  • Increase their sense of smell
  • Clean their fur

No need for night-vision goggles! The tapetum lucidum in cat & dog eyes helps them use reflected light to see better in dim conditions.

Question for Saturday, December 1 2018

Senior cats are more likely to be susceptible than younger cats to which of these diseases?

  • FIV
  • Rabies
  • Kidney failurecorrect answer
  • Ringworm

Kidney failure is a common affliction for senior cats. Watch for your cat drinking more, losing weight, or urinating in odd places.

Question for Friday, November 30 2018

When Safin was rescued, the poor pup was malnourished, had skin issues, & suffered from depression. No more! Now he’s a ___ for two ___!

  • Guide dog, senior cats
  • Groomer, hedgehogs
  • Surrogate dad, kittens correct answer
  • Personal trainer; rabbits

Safin came from a bad situation himself, but this delightful dog loves being a surrogate dad to two rescue kittens. How adorable! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Thursday, November 29 2018

It’s a good idea to have one additional ___ for each cat you have in the house. Make sure they’re in quiet, low-traffic areas!

  • Window
  • Litter boxcorrect answer
  • Cat treat
  • Phone charger

Cat experts recommend an extra litter box for each cat in the house to avoid inappropriate elimination. Wondering what else you can do? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, November 28 2018

Our ___ is perfect for holding a hot morning beverage – each one has a unique design. Plus, they’re on sale & feed 35 shelter animals!

  • Elephant in the Garden Grande Mugcorrect answer
  • Pawsitively Welcome Sign
  • Ombre Infinity Scarf
  • Amethyst & Moonstone Bracelet

These adorable Elephant in the Garden Grande Mugs make perfect personal cups or gifts. Why not both? Hurry - they'll sell out fast! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, November 27 2018

It’s Giving Tuesday, and we’re saving the lives of 160 homeless dogs, puppies, ____, by flying them to safety… and new homes!

  • Ferrets
  • Rabbits
  • Cats & kittenscorrect answer
  • Piglets

This Giving Tuesday, you can help fly 160 shelter pets, including cats & kittens, to their new families in time for the holidays! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, November 26 2018

The holidays are the purrfect time to adopt a furry feline friend! It’s probably best to avoid ___ & ___, just until kitty settles in.

  • New collars, scratching posts
  • Cat treats, soft blankets
  • Kitty litter, catnip toys
  • Traveling, entertaining guestscorrect answer

Moving to a new home is stressful, but you can help! Avoid travel & keep a quiet house while kitty adjusts to living happily ever after. Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Sunday, November 25 2018

These ___ are made of microfiber so soft that both you & your pet will love resting your head for a purrfect night’s sleep!

  • Life With A Cat Ceramic Travel Mug
  • Just Dream Dragonfly Pillow Casescorrect answer
  • Painted Paws Kitchen Towels
  • Birthstone Paw Print Car Charm

Our Just Dream Dragonfly Pillow Cases brighten up any room in the house - plus, they feed 35 shelter animals! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, November 24 2018

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
  • Any of the abovecorrect answer

Detection is tough, but dark urine can mean infection, dilute urine may mean kidney failure, & inappropriate urination may mean a UTI.

Question for Friday, November 23 2018

Our ___ is big enough to keep you & your furry friend snug this season. You’ll feel warm & fuzzy about feeding 35 shelter animals, too!

  • Merry Paws Super Cozy™ Throw Blanketcorrect answer
  • Striped Cat Socks Set
  • Tie Dye Spirit Sleeveless Top
  • A Life Without Paws Heart Bracelet

Wrap yourself up in this Merry Paws Super Cozy™ Throw Blanket, or wrap it up as a cozy gift for a friend. Hurry while it's on sale! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, November 22 2018

Cats aren’t exactly known for ___, which is probably why you might find them stealing comfy ___ from their canine siblings!

  • Napping; blankets
  • Going outside; leashes
  • Sharing; bedscorrect answer
  • Playing; toys

Even if your feline friend is good at sharing, these cats prefer the biggest (dog) bed in the house - and the reactions are priceless! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, November 21 2018

Next time you get a delivery, save your ___. You & your cats can have an awful lot of fun with it before you toss it into the recycling!

  • Mylar ribbons
  • Cardboard boxescorrect answer
  • Tissue paper
  • Packaging tape

These cats seem to be having far too much fun with their cardboard boxes. Someone even made a fake laptop for their cat to enjoy! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, November 20 2018

‘Tis the season! Everyone who enters our Holiday Kickoff Giveaway can get a ….?

  • Free Gift
  • Chance to win a $500 shopping spree
  • Chance to win a $50 shopping spree
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Enter our Holiday Kickoff Giveaway for a chance at a $500 shopping spree or one of five $50 sprees, & grab a FREE gift of your choice! Enter The Giveaway Here & Claim Your Gift! →

Question for Monday, November 19 2018

The devastating California wildfires continue to rage on, and ____ of pets have been displaced, lost or injured.

  • Dozens
  • Hundreds
  • Thousandscorrect answer
  • A small #

The fires continue to wreck havoc and animal shelters are scrambling to save and care for 1,000s of displaced pets... and need our help! Click for More! →

Question for Sunday, November 18 2018

The spots on ___ cats occur only on the very tips of the coat. They’re also the fastest of all domestic cats!

  • Egyptian maucorrect answer
  • American shorthair
  • Bengal
  • Russian blue

The Egyptian mau's speed has been clocked at 30 mph. That's one speedy kitty!

Question for Saturday, November 17 2018

Even though cats are incredibly agile, because of ____, they’re unable to climb down things like trees head-first.

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

The curve of their claws prevents cats from climbing down head-first. Going backward, while scary, keeps them from falling.

Question for Friday, November 16 2018

While recovering from a car accident, Saul’s expression made him resemble Tardar Sauce, also known as ___.

  • Grumpy Catcorrect answer
  • Maru
  • Lil Bub
  • Sockington

The RSPCA thinks they have found Grumpy Cat 2.0, & we agree. Grumpy Saul's internet fame gives us hope that he'll find a home soon! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, November 15 2018

There are many house plants that can be toxic to your pet, but others can be safely grown in your home. Which of these are safe?

  • Snapdragons
  • Hens & chicks
  • Basil
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Snapdragons, hens and chicks, & basil are all wonderful plants that you can to safely bring indoors. Find out what else you can grow! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, November 14 2018

The ___ is the smallest wildcat in the Americas, weighing in at under 6 lbs! You’ll find this dark-spotted feline in Chile & Argentina.

  • Eurasian lynx
  • Kodkodcorrect answer
  • Bornean Bay cat
  • Andean Mountain cat

The Kodkod is a small spotted wildcat that lives in the temperate forests of Argentina and Chile. They're excellent little climbers! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, November 13 2018

With the holidays around the corner, don’t forget to ___ regularly. Be sure to include your cat — it can increase their lifespan!

  • Watch TV
  • Exercisecorrect answer
  • Eat snacks
  • Build a snowman

Even a bit of light exercise is enough to to help you & your cat avoid the holiday pounds, & we're here to show you how! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Monday, November 12 2018

Harold, a soldier stationed in the Persian Gulf, rescued a sweet _____ in desperate need of food & care. They immediately bonded and are now inseparable.

  • Puppy
  • Senior cat
  • Kittencorrect answer
  • Platypus

Harold rescued a little kitten in dire need, named her Calli and they're now best friends. The soldier wants to take his beloved Callie home with him - and we're helping! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, November 11 2018

A cat’s pregnancy lasts about how long?

  • 9 days
  • 9 weekscorrect answer
  • 9 months
  • None of the above

Did you know that a cat's pregnancy only lasts 9 weeks, compared to a human's 9 months? Wow!

Question for Saturday, November 10 2018

This famous author’s tortoiseshell is said to have sat on his shoulder while he wrote, & was the inspiration behind “The Black Cat.”

  • Edgar Allen Poecorrect answer
  • Charles Dickens
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • Upton Sinclair

Edgar Allen Poe loved cats, but it was his beloved Caterina that helped inspire him to write "The Black Cat."

Question for Friday, November 9 2018

Sosuke developed ___ because his mama was under stress or had an illness while he was in the womb. His fur changed color with age!

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

Sosuke's light colored kitten coat 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 Thursday, November 8 2018

Cats have a special membrane called the tapetum lucidum that helps them ____.

  • Chase their tails
  • Land on their feet
  • See in dim lightcorrect answer
  • Detect elusive scents

The tapetum lucidum really helps cats to see in dim light, but they sure have silly reactions to seeing themselves in these mirrors! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, November 7 2018

It’s important to brush your cat’s teeth regularly to avoid oral disease. What’s the most common dental condition for cats?

  • Cavities
  • Feline tooth resorptioncorrect answer
  • Feline Leukemia Virus
  • Cleft palate

Learn what feline tooth resorption is and how to prevent it, and about other dental issues. Start by brushing kitty's teeth regularly! Click for Photo & More! →