Can Your Cat Copy You?

I was recently interviewed by Science about a fascinating new study published this month in the journal Animal Cognition. The study demonstrated that a pet cat was capable of reproducing the actions of their human owner. The cat was trained using the Do as I Do (DAID) training method to repeat behaviors that their ownerContinue reading “Can Your Cat Copy You?”

CatSci Ep. 5: Cats on a Plane, Navigating Air Travel

Remember when we used to be able to leave our homes and go on trips? For many of us stuck inside due to the Stay at Home order, traveling seems like a thing of the past. But someday when our countries open back up you may find yourself stuck in a situation where you haveContinue reading “CatSci Ep. 5: Cats on a Plane, Navigating Air Travel”

Free Event! Kitten Socialization Quarantine Quintessentials

Upcoming free event! Join us  this Friday May 22 at 8pm Eastern Time (5pm Pacific) for a free webinar in which we will discuss kitten socialization essentials to consider while in quarantine. The webinar costs nothing to attend, but please visit this website to register.   Presented by:  Kristyn Vitale, PhD of Maueyes Cat ScienceContinue reading “Free Event! Kitten Socialization Quarantine Quintessentials”

CatSci Ep. 4: Adventuring With Your Cat

Some may believe that cats are not cut out to travel, go on hikes or camping trips, or join their owner out on a kayak. But new trends in cat ownership are proving quite the contrary. Join us for our next episode where we discuss what it means to be an adventure cat.

Upcoming! Virtual Talk on Cat Behavior

Join us this Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm (Pacific time) for the second virtual Science Pub from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry! From OMSI: Pour a pint (at home!) and follow along as Dr. Kristyn Vitale discusses the purr-suasive science behind cat social cognition, how outdoor cats live socially in colonies,Continue reading “Upcoming! Virtual Talk on Cat Behavior”