American Fat Cats

Food puzzles provide endless entertainment for humans and keep a cat healthy and mentally sharp.

Fat cats may shed the pounds by giving into their natural insticts to hunt for food, rather then have it handed to them by their owners, according to new research.
10_07_cat_puzzles_01 Source: Ilker Gurer/Gallery Stock

Many centuries have passed since humans invited cats into their homes. But while these creatures are typically great company for a late-night TV binge, feline brains are still hardwired to express their wild nature—especially when it comes to devouring their next meal. The luckiest house cats reside in homes where

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