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Family cats are just that, cats that are good for families. From suggestions on cat breeds to teaching responsibility to kids with cats, check out this section of feline-friendly articles.

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Should cats be kept exclusively indoors?

Whether you should keep your cat inside is an age-old debate and a personal choice, but there are pros and cons to both sides.


10 Cats Who Made History

 10 Cats Who Made History

Some cats have authored scientific papers and discovered continents. Read about 10 cats who made history at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Cat Fancy Quiz

 The Ultimate Cat Fancy Quiz

Cats have enjoyed unprecedented popularity in the Internet age. Take this HowStuffWorks quiz to see how much you know about the cat. See more »

Why are black cats considered unlucky?

 Why are black cats considered unlucky?

Black cats have become as much a part of Halloween as witches and pumpkins. Learn why black cats are considered unlucky at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do cats really steal babies’ breath?

 Do cats really steal babies’ breath?

Cats often get a bad rap, but are our tykes really in danger? Learn if cats really steal babies' breath at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do feral cats spread disease?

 Do feral cats spread disease?

It can be hard for cat-lovers to resist feeding local strays, but they may carry diseases. Learn more about feral cats and disease at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Tips for Families with Cats

 10 Tips for Families with Cats

Are you looking for some information on tips for families with cats? Check out 10 tips for families with cats to learn more on this topic. See more »

5 Ways Cats Teach Responsibility to Children

 5 Ways Cats Teach Responsibility to Children

Are you looking for some information on ways cats teach responsibility to children? Check out 5 ways cats teach responsibility to children to learn more. See more »

10 Great Cat Breeds for Kids

 10 Great Cat Breeds for Kids

Are you looking for some information on great cat breeds for kids? Check out 10 great cat breeds for kids to learn more on this topic. See more »

5 Games Kids Can Play with Cats

 5 Games Kids Can Play with Cats

Are you looking for some information on games kids can play with cats? Check out 5 games kids can play with cats to learn more on this topic. See more »

Should cats be kept exclusively indoors?

 Should cats be kept exclusively indoors?

Are you wondering if cats should be kept exclusively indoors? Check out this article to learn if cats should be kept exclusively indoors. See more »