Past Trivia

Question for Tuesday, April 23 2019

It’s common to see domesticated cats ___, but when it comes to nepetalactone oil, big cats like Reno the leopard are all in, too!

  • Getting a backscratch
  • Begging for a belly rub
  • Preparing a sushi dinner
  • Enjoying catnipcorrect answer

Big cats like Reno enjoy eating, rolling, & rubbing in catnip too! Well, except this lion; he was downright unimpressed. Watch the fun! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Monday, April 22 2019

Wildlife photographers avoid getting too close to their subjects, but in a viral photo, a(n) ___ got close to photographer Chris Du Plessis.

  • Leopard
  • Elephant
  • Cheetah correct answer
  • Antelope

The cheetah cuddled right up - but she's not the only animal caught getting up close & personal with a stunned wildlife photographer! Click for Amazing Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, April 21 2019

Sky’s the limit! Most cats can jump about ___ their own height, or about 5 feet in the air. Amazing!

  • 3 times
  • 6 timescorrect answer
  • 9 times
  • 12 times

Imagine being able to jump 6 times your height without even getting a running start! Leapin’ lizards — or cats, rather.

Question for Saturday, April 20 2019

We know our cats are amazing animals, but did you know that domestic cats are the only feline species in the world to ___.

  • Walk with upright tailscorrect answer
  • Howl loudly
  • Have crepuscular habits
  • Bury scat

Our domestic friends are the only felines to walk with upright tails! This typically expresses happiness, friendship, or a greeting.

Question for Friday, April 19 2019

For outdoor cats, moving inside for good can be a tough change. Which is not a good tip to help them with the transition?

  • Diet changescorrect answer
  • Extra playtime
  • A variety of toys & scratch posts
  • Pet-safe indoor foliage

Unless told otherwise by your vet, keep kitty's diet the same. Changing it won't help her transition to being an indoor cat. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, April 18 2019

For National High-Five Day, Jackson Galaxy is asking you to share a great ___ of you & your cat doing a high-five!

  • Statue
  • Story
  • Videocorrect answer
  • Painting

Grab your video camera, because the winner will go to Lil BUB's birthday party & win money for their favorite shelter! We love this! Learn When Voting Opens & How to Enter! →

Question for Wednesday, April 17 2019

Thor is one handsome ___ from ____. He’s become a hit on Instagram with his “wild-looking” markings & striping around the eyes.

  • Selkirk Rex, the Selkirk mountains
  • Bengal, Belgiumcorrect answer
  • Abyssinian, Ethiopia
  • Norwegian Shorthair, Ballard

Thor's wild spots and stripes and his bright green eyes look photoshopped, but this Bengal from Belgium is 100% real! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, April 16 2019

Don’t leave your cat out of the Earth day festivities on April 22nd! Consider including them in your resolutions by…

  • Giving them a bath
  • Watching TV with them
  • Switching to eco-friendly cat toyscorrect answer
  • Buying them bottled water

Try making your cat toys or switching to eco-friendly models; you can donate old undamaged toys. There are more ways to include kitty! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, April 15 2019

A shelter staffer thinks that a mischievous cat is the reason behind the flood they found. They say she loved to ___!

  • Play with the faucetscorrect answer
  • Tip over water dishes
  • Turn on the garden hose
  • Take baths

The shelter staffer believes all the water was from a 6-month old kitty playing with a faucet. What a feisty feline! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, April 14 2019

As aromatherapy has become mainstream, ___ have grown in popularity – but it’s important to use them safely, especially around cats!

  • Volumizing shampoos
  • Specialty soaps
  • Essential oilscorrect answer
  • None of the above

Cats lack a liver enzyme that breaks down essential oils, which is why the risk of toxicity is so high. Keep your oils out of reach!

Question for Saturday, April 13 2019

This cat’s name implies it’s a “creature of the mist.” It is long and graceful, with firm muscles & coloring similar to a Russian Blue.

  • Chartreux
  • Korat
  • British Shorthair
  • Nebelungcorrect answer

Nebelung cats are known as “creatures of the mist.” They have striking green eyes and a blue coat with silver-tipped guard hairs.

Question for Friday, April 12 2019

Slip into these super-cute ___ that will make your feet feel pawsitively ready for spring – plus, they feed 35 shelter animals!

  • Kitty & Dog Car Charms
  • Pets & Paws Slide Sandalscorrect answer
  • Festival Pet Umbrellas
  • Pet Lovers Hanging Solar Lights

These Pets & Paws Slide Sandals - on sale today - will make your heart and your feet sing! Which color is your favorite? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, April 11 2019

When a women found a hungry kitten with a ___ around his head, she knew she had to call Hope for Paws for a situation like this!

  • Collar
  • Scar
  • Broken jarcorrect answer
  • Hat

Hope for Paws stepped in to help get the broken glass jar safely off his head. Watch this amazing rescue of the kitten they named Jarrow! Click for Video & Rescue Story! →

Question for Wednesday, April 10 2019

Even though ___ had gone by, 5-year old Claudia never forgot about her lost cat, Cursor. Then her mom heard from the shelter.

  • 3 yearscorrect answer
  • 6 years
  • 8 years
  • 15 years

After missing her cat for 3 years, Claudia was finally reunited with Cursor - and we have the video. Grab some tissues! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, April 9 2019

When shelter staff tried to remove a 6-year old tabby cat named Kitty from her puppy sibling, Kitty began screaming. They decided to…

  • Keep them togethercorrect answer
  • Split them up
  • Give them both to another shelter
  • None of the above

The stress of separation was too much, so staff kept them together & began to search for a loving family that would adopt them both! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Monday, April 8 2019

Glucosamine and chondroitin, gentle exercise, & weight loss have all been shown to help alleviate discomfort caused by ___ in cats.

  • Arthritis
  • Stiff joints
  • Kidney failure
  • Arthritis & stiff jointscorrect answer

Check out some other ways you can help arthritis & stiff joints in your cat, but be sure to talk to your vet about the best treatments! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, April 7 2019

A Siamese cat’s paws, tail, & head, or “points,” are a different color from her body. Which point color is not officially recognized?

  • Chocolate point
  • Pink pointcorrect answer
  • Lilac point
  • Blue point

Officially recognized Siamese point colors are seal, blue, chocolate, & lilac. Some standards include more, but pink isn't one of them.

Question for Saturday, April 6 2019

Which of these animals is not honored in a constellation officially recognized by the International Astronomical Union?

  • Lion
  • Lynx
  • Little dog
  • Tigercorrect answer

Alas, there are no tigers in the 88 modern IAU constellations. But the white tiger is a constellation in traditional Chinese astronomy!

Question for Friday, April 5 2019

Botox’s breed may have originated in Canada, but the ___ was not prepared for chilly weather! Maybe his new brother will keep him warm.

  • Siberian
  • Abyssinian
  • Siamese
  • Sphynxcorrect answer

Botox is a rescued sphynx who doesn't have to worry about being hairless, because his adorable puppy brother keeps him moving & warm! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, April 4 2019

A rescue cat named Tony woke Robin before a raging ___ took her life. He nearly succumbed to the smoke, but a(n) ___ saved his life.

  • Tsunami, lifeboat
  • Thunderstorm, umbrella
  • Fire, pet respiratorcorrect answer
  • Snowstorm, igloo

During a fire, Tony meowed until Robin woke up. She couldn't find him, but the firefighters did, saving his life with a pet respirator. Click for Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, April 3 2019

Which one of these is a real wildcat with tufts of black fur extending from the ear tips and distinctive black facial markings?

  • Margay
  • Linsang
  • Caracalcorrect answer
  • Fossa

The caracal is rusty-brown with black facial markings & ear tufts. Test your skill — try to identify these other wildcat species! Click for Photos, Quiz & More! →

Question for Tuesday, April 2 2019

As you start to put out plants for springtime, be cautious about using these ones around cats, as they’re very toxic.

  • Easter lily
  • Daffodil
  • Tulip
  • All of these!correct answer

Careful -- all of these plants are toxic! We've got other springtime tips for you, including what to do with all that extra cat hair! Click for Photo & More! →

Question for Monday, April 1 2019

Titan was minding his own business when a large ___, native to the Americas, showed up on the television behind him!

  • Tiger
  • Pumacorrect answer
  • Sand cat
  • Serval

Did you know that pumas are more closely related to domestic cats (like Titan) than lions & tigers? Check out his reaction! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 31 2019

In this classic short novel by the famous French writer Sidonie-Gabrille Colette, the main character’s true love seems to be his cat.

  • La Dénomination Des Chats
  • The Naming of Cats
  • Le Chat Qui Venait Du Froid
  • La Chattecorrect answer

Colette had many cats, and they were often featured in her work. La Chatte is a short novel in which a cat plays an unforgettable role.

Question for Saturday, March 30 2019

Among the amazing diversity of cat colors, apricot and blue are variants of orange and black that occur when cats carry the ___ gene.

  • Agouti
  • Calico
  • Dilutecorrect answer
  • Snowshoe

Cats with two copies of the dilute gene have muted coat colors like apricot and blue, often in combinations that are quite beautiful.

Question for Friday, March 29 2019

The ____ name comes from the German word for “harmony,” which may explain this cat’s funny response when her human starts to play!

  • Bassoon's
  • Accordion'scorrect answer
  • Dulcimer's
  • Lute's

The accordion's name comes from "akkord," a German word for harmony. Maybe that's why this kitty is so enraptured when her human plays! Click for Video & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 28 2019

Because ___ cats are the hard to adopt, Fuzzball Photography created faux magazine covers boasting their good qualities!

  • Young
  • Hairless
  • Blackcorrect answer
  • Spotted

These faux magazines featured funny feline headlines & adoptable cats for Black Cat Appreciation Week. Check out their favorite designs! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 27 2019

Some cats are much more nocturnal than others. This Facebook user set up a reliable ___ camera to catch his cat’s nighttime antics!

  • Ultraviolet
  • Infraredcorrect answer
  • Microwave
  • None of the above

You can tell from the silly & adorable infrared photos that this kitty likes his up-close cuddles! Have you ever been inspired to film your cat? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 26 2019

These kittens developed ___ because their mamas were under stress or had an illness while they were in the womb. They’re so unique!

  • Fever coatcorrect answer
  • Hyperesthesia
  • Dewclaws
  • Hyperesthesia & dewclaws

The light colored fur on these kittens is due to fever coat; their true color will develop as they grow up. Which is your favorite? Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 25 2019

You’ve probably seen your cat make a weird face at a scent you can’t even smell… that’s because their sense of smell is ____ stronger than ours.

  • 2x
  • 5x
  • 14xcorrect answer
  • 333x

With a sense of smell 14x stronger than humans, your cat is very sensitive to smell. We’re happy Fresh Step (who donates all our litter) has introduced Clean Paws Unscented liter! Click for More! →

Question for Sunday, March 24 2019

Healthy newborn kittens weigh about ___, and require constant, very specialized care!

  • 3-5 ouncescorrect answer
  • 10-15 ounces
  • 25-30 ounces
  • 2 pounds

Newborn kittens are seriously tiny at just 3-5 ounces! They need constant special care, and mama cat is the best caregiver possible.

Question for Saturday, March 23 2019

Even when they’re not ___, cats will instinctively ___. It’s one good reason to make Fluffy an indoor kitty!

  • Lions, roar
  • Tired, snore
  • Hungry, huntcorrect answer
  • Allergic, snort

Even if they aren't hungry, cats still hunt, & can seriously harm wild bird populations. Protect the birds & keep kitty safely inside!

Question for Friday, March 22 2019

After a short ___, a man named Ali discovered that he’d made a new furry friend. No wonder, since cats spend 16-20 hours a day ___!

  • Meditation, purring
  • Bath, grooming
  • Snack, eating
  • Nap, sleepingcorrect answer

Ali woke up from his nap to find a dirty white stray kitten sleeping on his lap. He really fell in love when he heard her purr! Click for Sweet Photos & Story! →

Question for Thursday, March 21 2019

Our ___ is purrfectly modern & stylish, and shows off your love for rescue! Plus, it keeps you warm on these chilly spring nights.

  • Dog Hair Mug
  • Cat Face Hooded Sweatshirtcorrect answer
  • Out and About Sport Sandals
  • All Paws Welcome Indoor/Outdoor Mat

This cute Cat Face Hooded Sweatshirt funds 71 bowls of food for pets in need, is on sale, & makes a great gift for yourself or a friend! Click for Photos & Amazing Special! →

Question for Wednesday, March 20 2019

The ____ name comes from the German word for “harmony,” which may explain this cat’s funny response when her human starts to play!

  • Dulcimer's
  • Bassoon's
  • Lute's
  • Accordion'scorrect answer

The accordion's name comes from "akkord," a German word for harmony. Maybe that's why this kitty is so enraptured when her human plays! Click for Sweet Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 19 2019

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

  • See in dimmer light correct answer
  • Clean their fur
  • Maintain their balance
  • Increase their sense of taste

The tapetum lucidum in cat eyes helps them use reflected light to see better in dim conditions. Check out these 9 other cool cat things! Click to Learn Why We Love Our Cats! →