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  • Caterday: Preppy Edition

    01/18/2020 6:08:13 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-18-20 | MOTUS
    What!? It’s Caturday again already? I’m calling for an international slow-down as I’m no longer able to keep up.As Sid Able (RIP), beloved Detroit Red Wings announcer, used to announce when a time out was called: “we’ve a pause in the action.”  That’s what I need.Let’s make it a really big paws Carry on as you wish, but I’m not going to push my luck with this backup computer after it’s complete malfunction-junction meltdown the other day. But please: no costumed felines.If cats were supposed to sport preppy haberdashery they’d all be called Chatsworth T. Osborne Jr. (h/t el Rushbo). Bow...
  • Grandma Goes Mission Impossible While Dangling A 7-Year-Old From The 5th Floor to Rescue Her Cat

    01/11/2020 11:52:18 AM PST · by steveben · 22 replies
    Viral Mag ^ | Jan. 11, 2020 | Viral Mag Team
    If the thought that your pet is more precious to you than anything else has ever crossed your mind, we are almost certain this video captured in China might make you reconsider your priorities. As much as we all love our pets, most of us probably wouldn’t risk our child or any other young kid just to get our beloved pet to safety. Well, this grandma has her priorities in quite a different order, apparently. When the reckless lady noticed her cat sitting on a ledge one floor lower, the best idea for rescuing the feline that popped into her...
  • Vito the Bionic Cat: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    12/20/2019 6:43:20 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    The Heavy ^ | December 19, 2019 | Stephanie Gaskell
    Vito the cat lost his two back legs last year after being run over by a car in Milan, Italy. Now he runs free thanks to his new bionic legs. Vito, whose full name is Vituzzo, has become an internet sensation in Italy and has his own Instagram page. Here’s what you need to know. Vito Lost His Two Back Legs When He Was Run Over By A Car in 2018 Vito Is Able To Walk and Play Again Thanks to His Bionic Legs SNIP
  • Bunnell Man Shoots Dog In Front of Its Teen Owners After Dog Had Mauled His Cat; No Charges

    12/11/2019 5:05:25 AM PST · by marktwain · 112 replies
    Flaglerlive ^ | 7 December, 2019 | Unknown
    Nickolas B. Monroe, a 26-year-old resident of Walnut Avenue in Bunnell’s Mondex neighborhood, shot and killed a dog Thursday (Dec. 5), firing at the animal in front of its owners, a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy. The teens had just asked permission from Monroe to look for their dog, a Great Pyrenees, who’d strayed onto Monroe’s property. The dog, according to Monroe, had previously gone onto his property many times and killed more than a dozen of his chickens, and his owners had been warned. The incident took place Thursday evening. James Smith, 59, a resident of Walnut Avenue...
  • Cat meowing with 'thick Southern accent' goes viral on Instagram

    12/05/2019 11:03:04 PM PST · by knighthawk · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 05 2019 | Alexandra Deabler
    Well, hello to you, too. Gambino, a ginger cat, is quickly gaining fame on social media for his unusual meow — which many claim sounds like he’s saying “Well, hi,” in a “thick Southern accent.” In a video shared on Instagram, Gambino is seen running past another black-and-white cat, Tom, and hiding behind the refrigerator. As Gambino’s owner follows him, the orange-and-white tabby surprises with a unique meow before grooming himself.
  • Lil Bub, Famous Internet Cat, Dead at 8

    12/02/2019 11:20:38 AM PST · by Kriggerel · 62 replies
    Pitchfork Media ^ | December 2 2019 | Amanda Wicks
    Internet-famous cat Lil Bub has died, as BrooklynVegan notes. “On the morning of Sunday, December 1 2019 we lost the purest, kindest, and most magical living force on our planet,” Bub’s “dude” Mike Bridavsky announced. “Bub was cheerful and full of love laying in our bed with us Saturday night, but unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep.” Lil Bub was 8 years old.
  • You've got a friend in me! Adorable moment a Bloodhound strokes a four-week-old rescue kitten...

    10/07/2019 5:42:22 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 15 replies
    daily mail ^ | 10/7/2019 | webber
    This is the heartwarming moment a dog comforted a rescue kitten taking a bath by affectionately stroking his head with her paw. Veterinary technician Stephanie Vice, 36, said her five-year-old Bloodhound Ruby Jane has been extremely affectionate towards the 107 rescue kittens that she and her husband Matthew, 47, have fostered in the last five years at their house in Lakeland, Florida. Stephanie captured the adorable moment Ruby Jane comforted four-week-old kitten, Bodie, a newly-rescued American Wirehair, by gently patting him on the head as he was taking a bath in the kitchen sink.
  • Tennessee woman rescues 'kitten' that turns out to be a bobcat

    09/26/2019 11:01:37 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 91 replies
    UPI ^ | 26 Sept 2019 | Ben Hooper
    Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A Tennessee woman who rescued a kitten she spotted running across a road brought the feline into her car and took it home before discovering the creature actually was a baby bobcat. Jill Hicks of Chattanooga said she was driving recently when she spotted the kitten running across the busy road and decided to rescue it. "So I pulled over and surprisingly it didn't run from me," Hicks said in a Facebook post. "I put it in the car with me and it climbed all over me like a kitten would do, got in floorboard under...
  • Need a cat for a mouser - anyone trying to get rid of one?

    09/08/2019 11:58:45 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 80 replies
    Sad wife | 9 September 2019 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Our cat just disappeared after several years. No smell, no buzzards, nothing. Don't have a clue. Anyone have a spayed/neutered cat or two to live out in the country and kill mice for a living (benefits supplied - i.e. extra food, medical, dental and vision). PM me here if you live in the area between Austin, San Antonio and Houston and we'll take care of it for you. Want a Freeper cat. No liberal, leftist cats need apply (just joking). Wife sad. Wife is sunshine of life. Want wife happy again.
  • MANE attraction! Meet the majestic cat whose fancy fur has led him to gain thousands of followers...

    08/28/2019 12:39:28 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 30 replies
    daily mail ^ | 8/28/2019 | josh sanders
    A cat with a majestic mane has gained thousands of followers online after being described as 'part lion, part wolf and part human.' Vivo, the three-year-old Maine Coon, has been stealing hearts on social media since his owner began sharing photos of him online two years ago and has already gained more than 10,000 followers on Instagram. He appears to live in Guangzhou, China, with owners Robert and Izabella Sijka. The feline has been describes as looking like a member of 'royalty' due to his majestic and elegant appearance, combined with a steely yellow stare.
  • Giant 26-Pound Cat Up For Adoption At Philadelphia Animal Shelter

    08/24/2019 6:22:40 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 66 replies
    CBS 3 PHILLY ^ | 22 AUGUST 2019 | CBS 3 PHILLY
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A giant cat at a Philadelphia animal shelter is taking the internet by storm. Morris Animal Refuge tweeted a picture of the huge animal that’s up for adoption.
  • Williamson delivers grim message to child reporter: ‘I had a cat and the cat died’

    07/31/2019 10:00:04 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/31/2019 | Adam Shaw |
    Williamson, whose focus on spiritual solutions to political problems and statements about conquering hate with love have won her a significant following, was interviewed by the young reporter in the post-debate “spin room” in Detroit. “Do you have a pet?” the budding scribe asked Williamson, as seen in a video tweeted by Associated Press reporter Philip Crowther. “Do I have a pet? I had a cat and the cat died,” Williamson responded.
  • Ohio woman, 79, sentenced to prison for feeding stray cats

    07/30/2019 2:01:56 PM PDT · by Boomer · 92 replies
    FNC ^ | 7/30/2019 | Staff
    A 79-year-old self-described "cat lover" has been given a dose of paw and order by local authorities, who sentenced her to spend more than a week behind bars for continually doling out munchies to the neighborhood mousers. In Garfield Heights, Ohio, it's considered a minor misdemeanor to offer food to stray cats and dogs, according to Nancy Segula, a resident of the city who has received multiple citations for feeding stray felines, was ordered by a judge last week to spend 10 days in jail, Fox 8 reports.
  • 29 cats mauled to death after pit bulls break out of cage at shelter

    07/27/2019 10:28:14 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 44 replies
    WBNS-10TV ^ | July 26, 2019 | The Associated Press
    Two city officials say an Alabama animal shelter's outdated equipment allowed two pit bulls to fatally maul 29 cats. WTVY-TV reports the dead cats were found Thursday by workers at the Dothan Animal Shelter. Shelter Director Bill Banks says the dogs forced their way out of a pen. They then pushed hard on a galvanized bar attached to a chain link fence, knocking it out of a clamp which allowed them access to the cats.
  • Cat advocates say declawing is ‘brutal.’ New York lawmakers just voted to ban the procedure.

    06/11/2019 12:29:45 PM PDT · by mikelets456 · 78 replies
    WP ^ | 6/11/2019 | WP
    Animals Cat advocates say declawing is ‘brutal.’ New York lawmakers just voted to ban the procedure. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) celebrates Tuesday as her bill banning the declawing of cats is passed by members of the New York Assembly as part of Animal Advocacy Day at the state Capitol in Albany. (Hans Pennink/AP) By Michael Brice-Saddler June 4 New York is one signature away from becoming the first state in the country to ban cat declawing, a practice advocates say serves no benefit to felines and is done typically out of convenience. The bill, which passed by a wide margin...
  • Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat

    06/03/2019 9:20:45 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 55 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 06/02/2019 | Ryan F. Mandelbaum
    Quantum mechanics’ core assumption is that on the smallest scales, atomic properties are quantized...For example, an electron can be in a lowest-energy state, but if you add a little more energy, it doesn’t slowly transition into the new higher-energy state. Rather, it unpredictably snaps into the new state. If you’re not looking at it, the atom can take on intermediate states—but these aren’t midway points. The atom would be in both states at the same time, and then once you observed it, it would immediately snap into one state or the other. The team’s artificial atom is an experimental apparatus...
  • Santa Cruz coffee shop with 'cat' in its name hit with cease and desist from Caterpillar Inc.

    05/29/2019 12:07:53 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 99 replies
    SF Chronicle ^ | 5/27/19 | By Kyla Linville
    Santa Cruz coffee shop Cat and Cloud Coffee says it received a cease and desist from Caterpillar Inc. — because they use the word "CAT" in their shop name and merchandise. The large corporation has trademarked "CAT" and has taken legal action against the small business to stop them from using it. Owners of the small business say they first received the letter in August of 2018. "It seemed ridiculous. So, we responded and got a lawyer, obviously," said Jared Truby, co-owner of Cat and Cloud Coffee. "We asked them to further explain their case, asked them to drop it...
  • How to find a lost cat: Unique method proves to be surprisingly effective

    05/24/2019 6:20:09 AM PDT · by vannrox · 42 replies
    Japan Today ^ | 15may19 | By Oona McGee, SoraNews24
    TOKYO We all know that cats love to look down on their human owners with disdain, but we never think they’re actually going to turn their tails up on us and leave, especially when we hold all the bargaining chips as their ever-loving carers who lavish them with pats, warmth, and never-ending bowls of food and water. Still, despite all our love and affection, there are felines who are desperate to get out there and explore, and with little regard for the feelings of humans, they can be gone for hours, days, or weeks, without even stopping to consider the...
  • Cat Rescued Along with Her Kittens Born on the Streets - One of Them Quickly Stands Out

    05/20/2019 5:18:39 AM PDT · by vannrox · 28 replies
    love meow ^ | 7MAY19 | amy bolo
    A stray cat gave birth to a litter of kittens on the streets of Las Vegas. One of them was determined to stand out. Nikki Martinez @myfosterkittensNikki Martinez, a rescuer and foster based in Las Vegas, took in a stray momma and her kittens after they were rescued during a TNR (trap-neuter-returned) job. "Mama was living on the streets and delivered her babies outside. I took them in to foster," Nikki shared with Love Meow. Two of the five kittens sadly didn't make it, but the rest of the family quickly settled in and began to thrive in a safe...
  • Nation Takes Break From Killing Babies To Mourn Death Of Cat (Satire)

    05/17/2019 6:24:21 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 20 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 5/17/2019
    U.S.—The nation took a break from cheering on the murder of babies to mourn the death of a cat, sources confirmed Friday. The country that kills nearly a million babies every year was shocked to learn that Grumpy Cat had passed away. Millions paid tribute to the funny feline, saying the cat had brought joy and cheer to everyone. This all happened in a country that's "totally cool" with slaughtering the unborn and doesn't shed a tear for the murder of an infant who survived a botched abortion. "We call for a moratorium on killing babies for a full hour...