Why do cats chew human hair?

Answer Two factors likely influence a cat's tendency to chew on human hair--weaning a kitten too early, or simply, genetics. The behavior is most likely not because of the diet, but it's advised that you ... Read More »

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Can cats get human viruses?

According to the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, most viruses affect their native host species. Human viruses do not affect cats. While certain human viruses possess related stra... Read More »

Why do I chew on my hair?

Eating hair may be related to a medical condition called pica, which is the consumption of non-food items. Eating hair in particular is called "tricophagia." There are treatments available if you... Read More »

Can cats catch human viruses?

Zoonotic diseases are diseases shared by humans and animals. Although there are many parasites and bacteria that infect both humans and cats, the only known shared virus is rabies, according to Cor... Read More »

Do you chew gum, and for how long do you chew it for?

Until it loses its flavour, or until it gives me bellyache. Chewing gum has that effect on me =/