Past Trivia

Question for Monday, August 19 2019

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 them more comfortable. Click for Photos & Useful Info! →

Question for Sunday, August 18 2019

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 irritable bowel disease
  • Toxoplasmosis

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, August 17 2019

If a restaurant delivered you a ___ meal, you’d be inclined to send it back – but most kitties prefer their canned food that way!

  • Steaming-hot
  • Room-temperaturecorrect answer
  • Frozen
  • Refrigerated

Cats prefer to have their food just right: at room temperature. Of course, they treat you like their own purrsonal waiter, too!

Question for Friday, August 16 2019

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 & Amazing Rescue! →

Question for Thursday, August 15 2019

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 & Helpful Info! →

Question for Wednesday, August 14 2019

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

Question for Tuesday, August 13 2019

Leading the way in rescuing and adopting out pets in need, ___ has now become 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 Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, August 12 2019

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
  • Bought him a dog toy
  • Transported him to a different shelter
  • Adopted him herselfcorrect answer

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! Look At This Adorable Kitty! →

Question for Sunday, August 11 2019

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

  • Tongues
  • Tails
  • Nosescorrect answer
  • Paws

Like our fingerprints, cats' noses have unique and identifiable skin patterns. Go take a look at your kitty's special nose!

Question for Saturday, August 10 2019

Typha refers to the genus of a perennial plant you might know as a ___. They like to grow where there’s wet mud, & have lots of seeds!

  • Cateyes
  • Catears
  • Catpaws
  • Cattailscorrect answer

You might recognize cattails for their long, sausage-shaped spike. Later, it lets loose hundreds of tiny, fluffy seeds to catch the wind.

Question for Friday, August 9 2019

Listen to the beautiful sound of this ___, sharing your love for animals and reminding you that you’re helping to feed them, too!

  • Purple Paw Swirl Wind Chime correct answer
  • Paw Print Birthstone Ring
  • Pawsitively Beautiful Ornament
  • Pawsome Umbrella

This Purple Paw Swirl Wind Chime is the perfect addition to any yard or patio. It's on sale, & will feed 71 shelter animals! Click for Photos & Special Offer! →

Question for Thursday, August 8 2019

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

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

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! Check Them Out Here! →

Question for Wednesday, August 7 2019

In an effort help ___ pets find homes, one shelter created silly posters reminding adopters that they’re often easier to take care of

  • Puppies
  • Kittens
  • Seniorscorrect answer
  • None of the above

These creative posters are a reminder that there's less worry with adopting a well-socialized senior pet. Adopt, don't shop! Click To See These Creative Posters! →

Question for Tuesday, August 6 2019

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 Monday, August 5 2019

We often don’t realize that cats, including big ones, are capable of a variety of vocalizations. How many do you think they can make?

  • 10
  • 50
  • 100correct answer
  • 2000

Listen up next time your cat is chatting with you, because they can make over 100 different vocal sounds! Just listen to these Lynx. Click for Photos & Cute Quiz! →

Question for Sunday, August 4 2019

You take a healthy, sweet adult rescue cat home. She hides under the bed and won’t come out! What should you do?

  • Be patient (sometimes for weeks)
  • Tempt with treats & toys
  • Spend time together
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Cats have a hard time adjusting to new surroundings. Be patient, spend time together, & interact with treats & toys; you'll win her over!

Question for Saturday, August 3 2019

These rare cats are the official mascots for the Montreal International Jazz Festival, & always seem to be smiling! Can you blame them?

  • American shorthair
  • Chartreuxcorrect answer
  • Persian
  • Javensese

The Chartreux looks similar to the British shorthair, & originated in 16th-century France. They're smart, friendly, & playful!

Question for Friday, August 2 2019

___ are not a specific breed. Their rich coats can develop a “rusty” color over time, & they’re considered good luck in some cultures.

  • Black catscorrect answer
  • Abyssinians
  • Havana Browns
  • American Shorthairs

Black cats are known for their striking eyes and sleek shiny coats. Consider them the purrfect pet for your next adoption! Check out these beauties! →

Question for Thursday, August 1 2019

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 & Helpful Info! →

Question for Wednesday, July 31 2019

A good night’s sleep feels impossible if your kitty is up & meowing at you! What could be keeping your furry friend wide awake?

  • Boredom
  • Anxiety
  • Satisfaction
  • Boredom & anxietycorrect answer

Interactive play before bedtime and a nearby kitty bed can alleviate boredom & anxiety. Consult the vet if nighttime meowing continues! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, July 30 2019

In both cats & humans, ___ is when each eye is a completely different color. It’s typically harmless, and also quite stunning!

  • Ametropic amblyopia
  • Oculus hyperopia
  • Complete heterochromiacorrect answer
  • Sectoral heterochromia

Once bullied for having a cleft palate & complete heterochromia, an amazing 7-year-old has rescued a cat with the exact same conditions! Click for Photos & Video of this Sweet Story! →

Question for Monday, July 29 2019

You love the ___’s lively personality and stunning silver-tipped fur, but did you know this breed is also known as “The Archangel?”

  • Russian Blue correct answer
  • Scottish Fold
  • Li Hua
  • Sphynx

The Russian Blue, nicknamed "The Archangel" for the Russian city the breed originated in, is thought to bring good luck & healing. Click for photos & more neat facts! →

Question for Sunday, July 28 2019

Being groomed by kitty may not be the most pleasant feeling! Your discomfort is due to the tiny ___ that cover most of a cat’s tongue.

  • Taste buds
  • Dentine
  • Papillaecorrect answer
  • Sclera

Your cat's stiff, barb-like papillae aid in rasping meat from bones, but also do an exceptional job cleaning and grooming kitty's fur!

Question for Saturday, July 27 2019

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

  • Kindlecorrect answer
  • Barrel
  • Dozen
  • Floofle

A Kindle isn't just a good way to read your electronic books; it's also a great word for describing a group of kittens!

Question for Friday, July 26 2019

Studies show that just 10 minutes of interaction with pets is beneficial. As a result, many universities have implemented a ___ program!

  • How to Organize With Love (HOWL)
  • Pets & Rigor In The Classroom
  • Pet Your Stress Awaycorrect answer
  • Positive Pony Rides

Research shows that 10 minutes with pets can reduce stress, so many universities started a "Pet Your Stress Away" program for students! Click for Cute Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, July 25 2019

Even though your cat’s eyes started out ___, they may change color due to ___, which is also found in skin & hair!

  • Yellow; vitamin C
  • Grey; biotin
  • Brown; keratin
  • Blue; melanincorrect answer

Melanin and melanocytes can change your cat's eyes from blue to various hues of yellow & green. Want to learn more? Click for An Eyeful of Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, July 24 2019

When Emmanuel came into foster care, he was underweight & covered in fleas. A little ___, and this kitten was ready for a good home!

  • Food
  • Care
  • Love
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Emmanuel and his siblings needed some quality food, love, & care to turn into the sweet, happy kittens you see today! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Tuesday, July 23 2019

The Dothan Police Foundation works to help cats and kittens displaced by ___ Michael, which ravaged the Florida Panhandle.

  • Supercell
  • Tsunami
  • Blizzard
  • Hurricanecorrect answer

After Hurricane Michael left these wonderful furry felines without homes, our food donations (thanks to you) helped give them a second chance at life! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, July 22 2019

A fertile adult cat can produce ___ each year with an average of ___ each. That’s why spaying or neutering our cats is so important!

  • 1-3 litters, 4-6 kittenscorrect answer
  • 2-5 litters, 10-12 kittens
  • 3-6 litters, 6-18 kittens
  • 10-12 litters, 1-2 kittens

A cat can have 1-3 litters per year, each with 4-6 kittens. But people still believe these spay & neuter myths! Help debunk them! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, July 21 2019

As cats get older their behavior changes. Which of these is common in older cats due to confusion or underlying medical conditions?

  • Increased playfulness
  • Increase in grooming
  • Increase in vocalizationcorrect answer
  • Development of noise phobias

As cats get older, they may vocalize a whole lot more. This can be caused by a medical condition or cognitive decline. Talk to your vet!

Question for Saturday, July 20 2019

Allergies are annoying for any species! What is widely considered the most common type of allergy in cats?

  • Fleacorrect answer
  • Pollen
  • Nuts
  • Cat litter

Flea allergies are responsible for frequent itching & irritation in cats. Watch out for licking, biting, hair loss, & more.

Question for Friday, July 19 2019

Do your indoor kitties love staring out the window at our fluttering feathered friends? Attract them with a clean, well-placed ___!

  • Purple Paws & Hearts Wind Chime
  • Ramen Bowl with Chopsticks
  • Painted Glass Bird Bathcorrect answer
  • Air KONG® Squeaker Bone

There are 5 colorful bird baths in our Glass Bird Bath Collection. Did we mention they’re on sale & feed 71 shelter animals? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, July 18 2019

A vet suggested that 5-week old Quinton have his infected leg ___. Doing this would prevent the spread of infection to his tiny body.

  • Put in a cast
  • Amputatedcorrect answer
  • Shaved
  • Massaged

It might seem drastic, but amputating Quinton's leg saved his life! Check out how this tiny orange tabby is doing now. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, July 17 2019

According to the Association of American Feed Control Officials, the taurine content of canned cat food shouldn’t be lower than ___.

  • 0.2% correct answer
  • 1.3%
  • 20.2%
  • 50.3%

Make sure your cat’s canned food contains at least 0.2% taurine, & check out these tips to see what else you should scan the label for! Click for Photos & More Tips! →

Question for Tuesday, July 16 2019

Bottle feeding adorable kittens seems like a fun job, but is also a big responsibility: one-week-old kittens need to be fed every ___!

  • 30 minutes
  • 2 to 3 hourscorrect answer
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • 12 to 16 hours

Baby kittens need to be bottle fed every 2-3 hours, which includes overnight! Check out these fluffballs enjoying their formula. Click for Photos of Cute Kittens! →

Question for Monday, July 15 2019

Don’t be fooled by the ___ medium size! They can reach top speeds of 30 mph, plus they’re the only domestic cat with a natural spotted pattern.

  • Egyptian Mau'scorrect answer
  • Himalyan's
  • Manx's
  • Siberian's

The "M" on the forehead of the Egyptian Mau is called the mark of the scarab, but that's not this fun cat's only unique trait! Click for Photos & More! →