Past Trivia

Question for Tuesday, September 29 2020

A kitten got stuck in a ___, designed to remove excess rainwater from streets & pavement. Firefighters had to do something!

  • Downspout
  • Manhole
  • Storm draincorrect answer
  • None of the above

Firefighters reached for the kitten, but he went deeper into the storm drain. Check out the extreme measures they took to save him! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, September 28 2020

The sphynx sounds like it originates from Egypt, but it actually was originally bred in ____. It was eventually mixed with another cat, the ____.

  • Maine, British shorthair
  • Toronto, Devon rexcorrect answer
  • England, Siamese cat
  • Mexico, Bengal cat

The sphynx comes from Toronto and was eventually mixed with the Devon rex. Do you know how these other cat breeds came to be? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, September 27 2020

Marie was on a paddling water bike when suddenly she saw a cat fall from a bridge overhead. Immediately she…

  • Did nothing -- cats can swim!
  • Jumped in the water to save himcorrect answer
  • Paddled away from him
  • Grabbed a camera

Marie jumped in the water to rescue the struggling cat. No one is sure how he fell in the first place, but the story doesn't end there! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, September 26 2020

Although cats have developed other ways of coping with the heat, they do not have ___ all over their skin like humans do!

  • Taste buds
  • Pores
  • Sweat glands correct answer
  • All of the above

Cats don't have sweat glands all over their bodies, but their paws do sweat -- so you might see damp little paw prints on the floor!

Question for Friday, September 25 2020

We’ve used some strange words to describe our felines & their actions. Do you know what a “grimalkin” is?

  • An outdated cat toy
  • A catcorrect answer
  • A cat with extra toes
  • None of the above

A "grimalkin" is actually a very old term for a cat! Can you match these other crazy kitty vocabulary words to the correct definitions? Click Here To Take The Quiz! →

Question for Thursday, September 24 2020

____ made landfall on the Gulf Coast last week and displaced shelter pets in the Pensacola area. Thankfully, a team was there to step in.

  • Tornado Tommy
  • Hurricane Sallycorrect answer
  • Mudslides
  • None of the above

28 cats/kittens and 20 dogs made the trip after Hurricane Sally flooded the area. They met with the rescue team in Tallahassee, but it was a team effort. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, September 23 2020

Jemmie, a shih tzu mix, gives back to her former shelter by donating ___. They used it to create a serum that helped these poor ___!

  • Saliva; butterflies
  • Tears; fish
  • Fur; birds
  • Blood; kittenscorrect answer

The kittens recovered their eyesight, thanks to Jemmie and her wonderful blood donation. You should see their before & after pictures! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, September 22 2020

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! Click for Photos & Special Quiz! →

Question for Monday, September 21 2020

Athena the cat was in terrible shape from growing in a ___. Neglect and careless breeding caused a life-threatening ___ infection.

  • Meadow, allergic
  • Loving home, tooth
  • Barn, behavioral
  • Puppy mill, respiratorycorrect answer

Athena had an awful respiratory infection from living in a puppy mill, & nearly had to be put down. A vet's drastic solution saved her. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, September 20 2020

___ can be good for topical uses, smells like the beach, & should never be given orally unless under the supervision of your vet!

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

See how a little bit of coconut oil and water helped the mange on Cotton's face clear up. He's a changed cat! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, September 19 2020

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 Friday, September 18 2020

Jasper has gotten famous not just because he’s blind, but because he’s also ____, which makes him look extra special & unique!

  • Hairlesscorrect answer
  • Tailless
  • Toothless
  • Earless

Jasper, the blind & hairless cat, hasn't always had an easy life, but vets say he's a healthy boy destined to live to be an old man. Check out this amazing cat! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, September 17 2020

Crazy cat myths that have followed our favorite felines around the world for centuries. Which of these myths contain a kernel of truth?

  • Black cats are unlucky
  • Cats are interdimensional aliens
  • Cats have 9 lives
  • Only sick cats eat grass correct answer

"Only sick cats eat grass" is a myth with a grain of truth. Cats actually eat it for many reasons, not just to settle an upset tummy! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, September 16 2020

___ have ripped through the west coast including most of California, Oregon & Washington. Christy was separated from her cat because of them.

  • Mudslides
  • Wildfirescorrect answer
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornados

Christy and her cat, Rebecca, were brought together after a wildfire burned most of her community down. You'll love this reunion video! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, September 15 2020

Of course your cat is no stranger to grooming herself, but what is the term for when she grooms other cats?

  • Nanogrooming
  • Allogroomingcorrect answer
  • Picogrooming
  • Helogrooming

Allogrooming is the social grooming between members of the same species. What's it called when a cat starts grooming a prairie dog, though? Click for Photo, Video & More! →

Question for Monday, September 14 2020

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

  • Obesitycorrect answer
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • Hair loss

When Mike & Megan went to adopt a cat, their hearts went out to Bronson, a very obese cat. They're ready to help him lose weight Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, September 13 2020

A woman rushed to help an injured cat after hearing cries coming from her laundry room. The cat’s tail was so infected, it had to be ___.

  • Teased
  • Amputated correct answer
  • Replaced
  • Left alone

The vet decided the best option was amputation, & it probably saved this kitty’s life. Just look at how happy and playful she is now! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Saturday, September 12 2020

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 cat. Talk to your vet about home adjustments & medications to make her more comfortable.

Question for Friday, September 11 2020

Flat-screen ____ are most popular, but a new trend has happened with taking vintage ones and turning them into cat beds. How cool!

  • Water bottles
  • Phones
  • Televisions correct answer
  • Monitors

Check out how these people have turned retro televisions into trendy cat beds. They make a unique & functional piece of furniture. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, September 10 2020

Calico cats & kittens are almost always ___! That’s because the gene for their ___ is on the X chromosome.

  • Polydactyl, toes
  • Silver-eyed; eye color
  • Male, tail-length
  • Female, color correct answer

Like most calicos, Jubilee's color comes from the chromosome that makes her female. When she needed help, a tough Marine stepped in... Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, September 9 2020

Some cats are notorious for lying on your computer keyboard, but there’s a good reason for this silliness! Why do you think they sit there?

  • Warmth
  • Attention
  • Grooming
  • Warmth & attentioncorrect answer

Computer keyboards provide a lot of warmth, plus kitty gets a lot of attention! What other silly behaviors does your cat do? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, September 8 2020

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

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

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 Monday, September 7 2020

___ 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
  • Oreocorrect answer
  • Peanut butter

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 & More! →

Question for Sunday, September 6 2020

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 Video & More! →

Question for Saturday, September 5 2020

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

  • Water fountain
  • Pheromone diffusercorrect answer
  • 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!

Question for Friday, September 4 2020

The Brazilian Bar Association hired a ___ after visitors noticed him lurking about the reception area. He was given a lanyard and badge and a new job!

  • Watchcatcorrect answer
  • Lawyer
  • Police officer
  • TV Reporter

News of the new Watchcat, Doctor Leon, went viral & it's easy to see why he's so loved. Take a look at him greeting guests and posing in cute bowties! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, September 3 2020

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 & More! →

Question for Wednesday, September 2 2020

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 abovecorrect 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 Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, September 1 2020

Many people are in the running for the ___, including the country’s own Prime Minister & Director-General of Health, but Mittens could take it all.

  • Academy Awards
  • Nobel Prize Award
  • Annual New Zealander of the year awardcorrect answer
  • Pulitzer Prize

Mittens, a 10-year-old Turkish Angora, would be the first feline to win the Annual New Zealander of the year award. See what makes this kitty so special! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, August 31 2020

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 Sunday, August 30 2020

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
  • Hairballcorrect answer
  • Mouse
  • 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 Saturday, August 29 2020

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 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, August 28 2020

____ is considered to be quite anti-fungal, so it’s no surprise that Thammapa reached for it when treating an infection on her cat.

  • Cream cheese
  • Turmericcorrect answer
  • Kleenex
  • None of the above

Though turmeric is known for its anti-fungal properties, we suggest speaking with your vet before treating your pet. Guess what happened to Thammapa's cat! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, August 27 2020

If you’ve ever ___ while a friend is out of town, you know it’s fun to read the hilarious directions their guardians leave for us.

  • 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 figure out which cat is which. Funny directions like these help! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, August 26 2020

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

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

Sosuke'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 Tuesday, August 25 2020

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. But that's not all… Click for Photos & More! →