Cat Champion Quiz

Think you know everything about taking care of your cat? Test your knowledge below and see if you are a true Cat Champion!

True or False? When bringing a new cat into your life, you should stock your home with ALL of the following essentials:

  • Low sided food and water bowls
  • High quality food
  • Scratching Post and/or scratching pad
  • Litter box
  • Cat carrier (large enough with top and front opening)
  • Cat bed
  • Toys
  • Scoopable unscented litter
  • Nail trimmer
  • Cat toothbrush
  • Cat metal comb
  • Breakaway collar and id tag

The environment around a cat can affect their emotional as well as physical wellbeing. Select from the below statements which of these environmental factors is false.

Your veterinarian is your trusted partner in keeping your cat happy and healthy throughout their lifetime. However, less than 50% of cat caregivers bring their cats in for routine checkups. From the following statements, select the reason why caregivers should bring their cats in for routine checkups:

We know sometimes it can be stressful getting our cat to the veterinarian. Which of the following statements are true?

Playing with your cat is essential to providing them with enough mental and physical stimulation that allows them to act out their natural, instinctive behaviors such as hunting and stalking. Which of the following statements is false?

True or False? String, yarn, rubber bands, tinsel, ribbon, and streamers are great toys to use when playing with your cat.

The litter box is an important part of your cat’s life at home. Which of the following statements is true:

What we feed our cats is important, but equally important is how they are fed. How a cat is fed can affect their physical and emotional wellbeing. Select from below which of the statements is true:

True or False? Vomiting, hairballs, and diarrhea are normal parts of a cat’s life and not a major cause for concern.

Scratching is a normal behavior for cats. It serves as a way for cats to communicate with each other, leaving scent and visible markers to demonstrate territorial domain; a way for them to stretch their bodies; and helps them keep their nails well-groomed.

True or False? It is possible to train your cat to scratch certain approved items and not others.

One of the best ways to ensure your cat stays healthy is ensure they receive recommended vaccinations. Which of the following is NOT a reason that your cat should get vaccinated?

True or False? The following signs are all related to your cat getting older:

  1. Changes in behavior and sleeping patterns
  2. Increased ‘talking’ or meowing
  3. Pain-related to movement (jumping, using stairs, in/out of high-sided litter box)
  4. Changes in sight and hearing
  5. Decreased sense of smell and taste
  6. Weight loss and loose skin
  7. Brittle nails or nails that need to be trimmed more often
  8. Decreased ability to absorb nutrients and increased need for protein
  9. Decreased movements when chasing moving objects

True or False? The veterinary visit doesn’t have to be super stressful. There are Cat Friendly Practices® and veterinary professionals that obtain Cat Friendly Certificates who take extra steps to provide the best care and experience for you and your cat.

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