Cat Tails

Meet your Purrfect Match!

Are you looking for your purrfect match but are unsure about making a lifelong commitment straight away? Then let our experienced match-makers help you find your furever feline friend. At Cat People of Melbourne, our aim is to find cats for humans and humans for cats....

July is National Desexing Month!

July is National Desexing Month. This is an annual initiative of the Animal Welfare League Queensland and this year’s theme is 'Two’s Company – A Litter’s a Crowd'. Cats can become pregnant from as young as 4 months of age, while they’re still kittens themselves. So,...

Making the difficult decision to surrender a cat

There are many reasons why someone may no longer be able to care for their much-loved cat or kitten. A common situation we experience here at Cat People of Melbourne is being approached by people who have become unwell, are going into residential aged care or have had...

Bandito, a very loud and challenging cat!

Bandito - also know as bandit is a very loud and challenging cat! Could you be his furr-ever human? This is a video about him! (Click the pic to see the vid on youtube!) More info about Bandy can also be found here on our Pet rescue portal...

How can I tell if my cat is pregnant?

How Can I Tell If My Cat Is Pregnant? While cats don't have morning sickness, most experience some type of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Regardless of whether or not your cat vomits, you should watch for any other signs of unwellness. At about the 30-day mark,...

Why does my cat lick me?

Some cats like to lick humans for no other reason. These cats may be more affectionate of humans than others, or they may have other, deeper reasons. The most important thing to understand is that cats do not always lick people for any reason. Listed below are some...

How to get a rescue cat to trust you

One of the first steps in getting your rescue cat to trust you is to practice patience. Building trust with a new cat will take time, and you may even experience injury if you rush the process. In addition to putting yourself in danger of an attack, rushing this...

Why do cats purr?

Why do cats purr? Despite the many misconceptions about the feline's psychology, some experts still say that the sound is a pleasurable sign. In addition to indicating pleasure, cats can also be in pain and may purr to communicate this. Interestingly, some species of...

Cats and the destruction of laptops!

Click bait title I know but it’s true. As much as we love them cats can be rather destructive. As one of the people who volunteer for CPOM (I do a bit of IT) I’ve done a number of drive rescues and other things to help recover from that innocent little fuzzy buddy...