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  • DHS Ransacks couple's home without explanation, strips woman naked

    06/26/2014 9:43:47 AM PDT · by Altariel · 83 replies
    Police State UsA ^ | June 20, 2014 | Site Staff
    HOMESTEAD, FL — EXCLUSIVE — A Florida couple was traumatized after a dozen heavily armed SWAT agents crashed through their front door, flash-banged their cat, aimed rifles at them and searched their home without explanation. * * * * * The raid took place in the pre-dawn hours of June 10th, 2014. At approximately 6:16 a.m., Kari Edwards and her live-in boyfriend were intruded upon by men dressed in full SWAT gear and wielding rifles. After smashing down the couple’s front door, agents tossed concussion grenades and proceeded into the home. “They busted in like I was a terrorist or...
  • Cat welcomes home soldier (video)

    06/25/2014 2:52:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 16 replies
    Fox News/youtube ^ | June 2014 | Not stated
    'In this touching video, Finn the Ragdoll cat greets his owner, Nick, who is returning home after drill."
  • Watch:Family of Boy saved by Cat speakes out

    05/16/2014 6:13:41 AM PDT · by Gefn · 92 replies
    NJ 101.5 ^ | 05/16/2014 | Double Down
    Yesterday, the video of a heroic cat saving a boy from a vicious dog attack went viral. Today the family is speaking out about their furry friend,
  • My Cat Saved My Son

    05/14/2014 6:04:37 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 44 replies
    You Tube ^ | May 14, 2014 | Roger Triantafilo
    My cat defends my son during a vicious dog attack and runs the dog off before he can do additional damage.
  • Watch a Hero Cat Charge Down a Dog Brutally Attacking a Child

    05/14/2014 3:33:00 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 60 replies ^ | may 14, 2014 | liz klimas
    A little boy was out enjoying his bicycle in his family’s driveway on Tuesday when out of no where he was attacked by a loose dog. Luckily, a hero cat was on hand to save the day — yes, a cat. The incident occurred just before 5 p.m., in Bakersfield, California, according to KERO-TV. Different angles from the home’s surveillance camera show the boy and then the dog prowling around the corner. When the canine spotted the boy on the other side of an SUV, he trotted over and then lunged, violently pulling the boy from his toddler bike. Then, the...
  • Cat missing since Japan tsunami reunited with owners

    05/12/2014 9:38:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | May 12,2014 | Danielle Demetriou
    A cat that vanished three years ago during Japan’s 2011 tsunami disaster has been unexpectedly reunited with its owners. The black cat, called Suika, was thought to have died after disappearing on March 11, 2011 – the day of the earthquake and tsunami – from his home in Ofunato, Iwate prefecture.
  • Feral cats killing protected native animals (Australia)

    05/07/2014 8:52:04 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | 02-27-2014 | Cherie McDonald
    Exploding feral pest numbers across the region aren't just keeping graziers busy. At Boolcoomatta Reserve, which is 100 kilometres west of Broken Hill, native animals are being targeted. Set on 63,000 hectares, Boolcoomatta was once a thriving sheep station in its hey day, but is now a nature reserve protecting endangered plants and animals. Property manager Glen Norris says as conditions remain dry, feral cats are becoming a big problem.
  • Man arrested after kicking cat in shocking video

    05/05/2014 7:54:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 5, 2014 | Matt McNulty
    A horrifying video posted to Facebook shows a cruel man kicking a cat on a Brooklyn street, cops said on Monday. The incident occurred in Bedford-Stuyvesant in the courtyard of the Brevoort Houses on Ralph Avenue, according to police.
  • Lost Cat Reunited With Owner After 5 Years, Thanks to Microchip

    04/23/2014 5:25:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    News-Sentinel ^ | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Virginia Fryback of Fort Wayne couldn't believe she was being contacted about her lost cat Charlie. He disappeared from home five years ago, and although she searched, he seemed to have vanished. That is until 10-year-old Charlie showed up at Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control on Monday. Animal Control officials scanned the cat and discovered Charlie has a microchip that identifies Virginia Fryback as the owner. “We routinely scan all lost pets for a microchip and it's wonderful when we find one and can notify an owner that we have their lost pet. The chip has likely saved Charlie's...
  • Meow! Internet Cat Video Festival Returns to Oakland

    04/20/2014 12:52:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 04/18/2014 | Jessica Yadegaran
    The spot: Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival, 3-10 p.m. May 10, Great Wall of Oakland, West Grand Avenue between Telegraph Avenue and Broadway. The vibe: It's so hard to find like-minded couple friends, isn't it? People who share your interests. Your values. Your love of cats. You might just find them on May 10, when Uptown Oakland transforms into a feline frenzy, and the funniest and cutest Internet cat videos
  • How to use a paper bag (cats)

    04/18/2014 3:13:19 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 11 replies
    youtube ^ | MAKO0MAKO0
    from japan
  • Anyone Recognize This Cat? It Could Be Fifi Reincarnated.

    04/09/2014 11:04:03 AM PDT · by OneVike · 26 replies
    Everyone who knows me, knows that I am a die hard Evangelical Christian. I believe that when a Christian dies, they go to be with the Lord. Paul said it so eloquently in his second epistle to the Corinthians. 8:5, "We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord." So, I do not believe in reincarnation. However, if ever there were a moment one might question the theory of reincarnation, this may be one.
  • Al Sharpton: "I Was Not and Am Not a Rat, Because I Wasn’t With the Rats. I’m a Cat"

    04/08/2014 10:40:42 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 65 replies
    New York Observer ^ | April 8, 2014 | Jill Colvin
    A defiant Rev. Al Sharpton today responded to media reports that he served as an FBI informant against mob bosses in the 1980s, confirming that he recorded conversations, but insisting the reports missed the mark. Speaking at a hastily-called press conference at the National Action Network’s headquarters in Harlem, Mr. Sharpton took special issue with the “informant” characterization. The front pages of the New York Post and Daily News today labeled the reverend a “rat” and a “mob snitch.”
  • How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy

    04/03/2014 4:37:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | March 2012 | Kathleen McAuliffe
    No one would accuse Jaroslav Flegr of being a conformist. A self-described “sloppy dresser,” the 53-year-old Czech scientist has the contemplative air of someone habitually lost in thought, and his still-youthful, square-jawed face is framed by frizzy red hair that encircles his head like a ring of fire. Certainly Flegr’s thinking is jarringly unconventional. Starting in the early 1990s, he began to suspect that a single-celled parasite in the protozoan family was subtly manipulating his personality, causing him to behave in strange, often self-destructive ways. And if it was messing with his mind, he reasoned, it was probably doing the...
  • Oregon cat that trapped family will undergo therapy

    03/12/2014 7:18:43 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 65 replies
    upi ^ | March. 12, 2014 | Evan Bleier
    The Oregon cat that attacked a baby and trapped his owners in their bedroom over the weekend won’t be losing one of his nine lives due to his antics, but he will be spending at least one of them undergoing therapy. Lux, the 22-pound Himalayan house cat that prompted his owners to call 911 after a violent outburst, will be visiting a pet psychologist after he takes a trip to see a veterinarian. The 4-year-old cat will remain a part of the family, despite his actions on Sunday. According to his owners, Lux has a “history of violence.” “We're not...
  • Man calls 911 after 'very, very, very, very hostile' cat traps family

    03/12/2014 2:11:48 AM PDT · by grundle · 56 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 11, 2014 | Matt Pearce
    Maybe it's time to try a dog. A small dog. The 911 call in Portland, Ore., on Sunday began with a hint of embarassment, or at least of sense of self-awareness: "Yeah, hi, I have kind of a particular emergency here." Particular indeed. The voice on the line belonged to Lee Palmer, who called to report that his 22-pound Himalayan cat had gone berserk, attacked his 7-month-old child, and now had Palmer's family trapped inside their bedroom after the father responded by kicking the cat in the butt. The cat, in other words, had taken the family hostage. "We aren't...
  • Battle of the real super 'Bowls': Puppy vs. Kitten

    02/02/2014 5:00:35 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 15 replies
    Today Entertainment ^ | February 2, 2014 | Ree Hines and Anna Chan
    Forget the Seahawks versus the Broncos. There's another big showdown scheduled for Sunday, one that involves ferocious, snarling, amped-up ... and absolutely adorable four-legged furry friends. Yes, for the first time in game-day history, this year there will be both Puppy and Kitten Bowls.
  • Meatball, a Phoenix feline, weighs 36 pounds (dropped off at animal shelter)

    01/30/2014 6:52:48 PM PST · by Innovative · 56 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Jan 30, 2014 | Deborah Hastings
    'Biggest cat I've ever seen,' as one animal control worker puts it, is now living at an Arizona animal shelter. Meatball is affectionate, but needs placement at an overweight animal facility and isn't eligible for adoption. He arrived at the Arizona animal shelter after being shuffled from home to home, according to KTVK-TV in Phoenix.
  • Meatball the Fat Cat Heads to Feline Fat Farm (UPDATE)

    02/01/2014 9:47:35 AM PST · by Innovative · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jan 31, 2014 | Alyssa Newcomb
    Meatball will head to the Companion Pet Clinic in Gold Canyon, Ariz., today, where Gable said he will get the full “feline fat farm” treatment, which includes a diet and exercise plan supervised by veterinarians. “Once he gets down to a weight they think is manageable, they will help find Meatball a new home,” Gable said.
  • Woman Disowns Cat For Being Gay (Nigeria)

    01/28/2014 11:10:27 PM PST · by Stoat · 25 replies
    Leadership (Nigeria) ^ | January 20, 2014 | Donatus Nadi
    A middle-aged woman (names withheld) yesterday in Lafia, Nasarawa State, publicly disowned her cat whom she had kept as a pet for seven years for what she termed “an unnatural sexual behavior” which she finds disturbing and “a contradiction of the laws of nature.” By this, the cat has made a record as the first cat to be so publicly declared gay and disowned by its owner. The cat, named Bull, was alleged to be in the habit of making sexual advances only to other male cats in the house even though there are several other female cats. Neighbours attested...
  • Bury the Goldfish (Humor Break)

    01/28/2014 6:01:04 PM PST · by VRW Conspirator · 3 replies
    YouTube-Channelbee ^ | 10/06/2008 | NoIdea
    He spits out his coffee! Video at the linkee.
  • Wild squirrel drops by to play with cat it grew up with (video)

    01/19/2014 12:40:18 PM PST · by Innovative · 29 replies
    America Blog ^ | Jan 17, 2014 | John Aravosis
    "This is a wild video. This squirrel apparently used to live with the cat as another pet in this woman’s home. The squirrel finally went out on its own, but still comes back from time to time to play with the cat."
  • Amazing German Designed Cat Climbing Furniture

    01/16/2014 3:02:16 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 25 replies
    HAUSPANTHER ^ | Jan 01, 2014 | HAUSPANTHER
    Talk about cat climbing heaven! This incredible line of handcrafted designer cat climbing furniture comes from German company Goldtatze, which seems to translate to “Gold Paw”, a fitting name since any cat who is given such luxurious accommodations is certainly living the good life!
  • Monticello man skinned, baked pet cat in oven, planned to serve with onions

    Cody Mann, 28, was charged Wednesday with two counts animal cruelty and animal torture after he told police he skinned his pet cat and baked it in the oven. Onions were also intended to be added as accompaniments to the cat, according to charges. In the bathtub, police found evidence of where the cat had been skinned, including red smear marks, hair and a steak knife. The cat's skin an entrails were found in the freezer, and a dish with partially eaten cat food and a water dish were also found in the apartment.
  • 20 Images That Prove Cats Are Liquids

    01/05/2014 8:48:42 PM PST · by Daffynition · 83 replies ^ | Jan 5, 2014 | unknown
    Awwwwwwwwwwesome linkage

    12/24/2013 7:51:53 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 45 replies
    self | DEC 24,2013 | swampsniper
    Daughter Mary has to work tomorrow A.M. so we unwrapped presents this evening.The cats had a blast!
  • Smart cat closes the box like a human

    12/24/2013 7:34:12 PM PST · by albasun · 7 replies
    youtube ^ | 24.12.2013 | altin
    useful cat

    12/22/2013 6:52:28 PM PST · by Fred Nerks · 40 replies
    PAWBONITO VIDEOS ^ | December | PawBonito
    I hope everyone enjoys this special Christmas kitteh video as much as I did. And let me take this opportunity to wish everyone on the kitteh ping list a very Happy Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year, circumstances not withstanding...
  • Reminder: Don't kick snow into a cat's face

    12/17/2013 2:29:59 PM PST · by rawhide · 117 replies ^ | 12-14-13
    Here's a not-so-subtle reminder to leave stray felines alone. A woman who was apparently trying to protect her dog from an ornery cat that she'd taken in kicked a little snow in the feline's face. What could possibly go wrong? A lot. According to WJBK Fox 2 in Detroit, which aired the video, the cat lept onto the woman's face and clawed at her forehead. The catfrontation with its silent-movie-type visuals can be seen as a tad comic, but the woman in the video did suffer significant injuries, WJBK reports. The victim told WJBK that she had to go to...
  • Occupy . . . . (Kitty vanity)

    12/13/2013 2:31:58 AM PST · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 30 replies
    12/13/13 | me
    I've long thought that part of why liberals succeed in villifying conservatives is because they're not afraid to use ridicule (whether deserved or not). In the interests of throwing that ridicule right back where it belongs, I offer this unabashed vanity: Photos of two of our cats in a slightly political pose. Please feel free to "steal" these and "occupy" any Internet space you care to with them!
  • How To Wrap A Cat For Christmas

    12/12/2013 1:19:16 PM PST · by Twotone · 31 replies
    Paw Bonito ^ | December 9, 2013 | unknown
    Video, just what the title says...
  • Vintage PHOTOS: c. 1911 ... Cat Drinking from a Bottle and Looking Through a Telescope

    12/10/2013 7:08:00 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies
    Gallica via Europeana ^ | 1911 | Agence Rol. Agence photographique
    Circa 1911: Cat drinking from a bottle and looking through a telescope
  • circa 1915 Vintage Photo: Cat On A Cannon

    12/09/2013 7:25:02 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Retroanut ^ | 1915 | Retronaut
    circa 1915: Cat on a cannon The mascot cat of HMS Queen Elizabeth on a 15-inch barrel
  • Buddha the inspirational fat cat dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 6

    12/08/2013 3:06:13 PM PST · by EveningStar · 17 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 6, 2013 | Jessica Jerreat
    It's a sad day in Tennessee as Buddha, the obese cat who became an internet sensation thanks to his workout sessions on a underwater treadmill, has died. The six-year-old cat, who weighed 31.4lb when he was rescued at the start of August, had made good progress with his diet and exercise plan. But when a congestive heart defect was diagnosed last month, the cat was forced to stop exercising and instead moved to a foster home with a strict eating plan. He died last night.
  • Cat jumps on cameraman’s head during news shoot

    11/19/2013 7:41:14 PM PST · by South40 · 15 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/19/2013 | Charlene Sakoda
    CBC cameraman Sam Martin was in the field on November 15th with reporter Briar Stewart in Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada covering a story about school buses when Sam had a very unexpected surprise. A camera friendly feline strolled near the bus then took notice of the cameraman and his gear. What appeared to be a grey and white tabby cat leapt up Sam’s back while he was shooting a promo for the story, made its way atop the cameraman’s head, then perched on the tripod mounted camera. video at link
  • This Ancient Japanese City Can Only Be Appreciated Through Cat Pictures

    11/04/2013 10:18:27 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 36 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Oct. 31, 2013 | Amanda Macias
    Three years ago, wooden toy wholesaler Yutaka Katayama picked up a camera and started taking pictures of ordinary life in KyĹŤto, Japan. Since then photography has become an obsession. "It's my life's work," he wrote over email. Katayama has taken thousands of pictures of the legendary ancient city that once was the imperial capital of Japan. He has also found a favorite theme: the stray cats that are found all over Kyoto. "I feel the strength to live from a stray cat," Katayama wrote. "They seem to live a quiet life always looking for food and a place to live...
  • Cat Forces Pilot to Cancel Saudi Cargo Flight

    10/14/2013 11:12:26 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Monday, October 14, 2013
    A pilot of a Saudi cargo aircraft en route for Hong Kong canceled the flight after he was attacked by a cat hiding under his seat, a Saudi newspaper reported on Monday. The captain of flight 982 from the Saudi capital Riyadh has just turned the plane’s engine on when the scared cat emerged out and jumped on him. “The captain decided to cancel the flight until further notice after suffering from light injuries,” the London-based Arabic language daily Al Hayat said. It said the cat had sneaked into the plane and hit under the pilot’s seat, adding that it...
  • Downing Street denies feud between David Cameron and Larry the cat

    09/29/2013 7:56:05 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 41 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 28 Sep 2013 | Mark Molloy
    No.10 has played down reports of a feud between prime minister David Cameron and Larry the Downing Street cat. A new book claims that ‘unloved’ rescue cat Larry is disliked by the Cameron family and is little more than a public relations prop. Evening Standard columnist Matthew d’Ancona has caused a stir with the revelations in his new book, In It Together: The Inside Story of the Coalition Government. But a Downing Street spokesman said: ‘Totally untrue. He is very popular with everyone in the building and we all get on purr-fectly well.’ Tensions have been strained between the pair...
  • 5-week-old kitten stuck in ceiling for days rescued

    09/25/2013 9:22:00 PM PDT · by mom3boys · 19 replies
    My Fox Phoenix ^ | September 25, 2013 |
    TEMPE, Ariz. - A kitten stuck in the ceiling of a recreation center weighed only one pound when she was rescued. Employees of Pyle Adult Recreation Center in Tempe heard her little mews for days, but they couldn't tell where it was coming from. They called the Arizona Humane Society. Arizona Humane Society Emergency Animal Medical Technician Andy Gallo came out to try and rescue the kitten. Gallo cut a hole in the ceiling, found her and pulled her out. She wasn't hurt, but was extremely hungry and thirsty and weighed just over 1 pound.
  • Iran Plans To Send Persian Cat Into Space

    09/16/2013 2:35:53 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    Popular Science ^ | 09-16-2013 | By Dan Nosowitz
    The IRNA, Iran's official news agency, revealed today its plans to venture forth into space with perhaps the country's most iconic animal on board: the Persian cat. The flat-faced favorite of fanciers would be the first Iranian visitor to space after the possibly-fake space monkey that Iran insists returned safely from near space a few months back. Iran's efforts to become a power in space--and certainly Iran has made more strides in this area than any of its neighbors, besides Israel--are concerning to many in the western world, who see Iran's presence in space as potentially dangerous. For its part,...
  • Miracle cat survives 110ft fall after chasing a mosquito straight out of an 11th floor apartment

    09/08/2013 1:05:04 PM PDT · by Dysart · 45 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9-8-13
    Wasabi the cat should be dead, but miraculously she's back to purring and playing after falling 11 floors from her owner's apartment in Juneau, Alaska. Wasabi was chasing a mosquito around owner Stephanie Gustafson's apartment earlier this week when she chase the insect straight out the window. Ms Gustafson's mom watched the cat fall to the ground while she 'freaked out' and ran downstairs to see if Wasabi was OK.
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "That Darn Cat!"(1965)

    09/08/2013 11:23:38 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1965 | Robert Stevenson
  • Kittens Arthur and August rescued after shutting down subway service for nearly two hours

    08/31/2013 5:28:25 AM PDT · by Altariel · 31 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | August 29, 2013 | Edgar Sandoval AND Pete Donohue
    The kittens kept MTA officers busy and riders hanging in Brooklyn. A major crisis was averted in the subway Thursday on the fe-line. Two skittish kittens, who have been named Arthur and August, were rescued by a pair of cops and an MTA worker in Brooklyn after their precarious presence near the third rail shut down service for about two hours and shook up the city’s usually stoic straphangers.

    08/23/2013 2:07:41 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 55 replies
    August 23, 2013 | ME
    Calliope has been around for awhile, been to the vet for the full treatment but she has been hiding under a bed most of the time.Today she discovered my den with it's kitty treats and a cool red laser to chase. My daughter won't be happy if her cat gets hijacked, LOLShe is about 5 months old, another rescue kitty.
  • Punkin Limbaugh, RIP

    08/17/2013 3:13:33 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 120 replies ^ | 8-16-2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I've got people e-mailing me about Punkin, my cat, and I would not have been able to describe this or tell you about this any earlier than today literally without losing it, but we had to put Punkin to sleep a week ago.  She was 16 years old, and the first cat that I'd ever had, and ended up being the best pet that I've ever had.  I'd always thought that cats were these aloof creatures that couldn't care less if you were around or not.  And to strangers and so forth, they might be.  But when a cat...
  • Shark Week. #SharkCat cleaning Kitchen! (video)

    08/07/2013 11:18:16 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 5, 2013 | Uploaded by texasgirly1979
    SHARK Cat Week is here!!!Cat In A Shark Costume Chases A Duck While Riding A Roomba Let's Be Friends!!! SHARKY the American Pit Bull Terrier: FACEBOOK : : (Instagram - new still) (at) MAX-ARTHUR the Snowshoe Cat: HELEN aka texasgirly1979:http://www.HelensPets.com

    07/28/2013 1:59:03 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 249 replies
    My experience. | 7/28/2013 | by Laz A. Mataz
    My cat, Cathy, has become one of the most powerful spiritual teachers I have ever known. This article will briefly detail her history, the events that lead to her death, the conclusion of her life, and -- in detail -- what she taught me. She was a little tiny kitten when I got her. She was weaned too early, and like many cats who are weaned too young, became extraordinarily attached to me. She grew rapidly, becoming a flush of pure black fur, a flower of a cat who bloomed pure beauty. She loved my company above all else, following...
  • Can you help with my cat mystery?

    07/22/2013 9:06:25 PM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 76 replies
    Could someone help me with this mystery. Our cat slipped out of the house on the night of June 21. We realized that she had not be feeling well since she had not been eating for a couple of days. She was an indoor cat who slipped out when my husband left the basement door propped open as he was bringing something out of the basement. She slipped out when he wasn't looking. She was 12 years old so it would not be unusual that she would go away to die. There are woods across the street and we believe...
  • My Cat From Hell's Jackson Galaxy: People Read Cats Through Dog-Colored Glasses

    07/22/2013 6:44:48 AM PDT · by Fawn · 109 replies
    TV Guide ^ | 6/20/13 | by Hanh Nguyen
    Cat owners need to become more literate ... about reading cats. Cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy wraps up his fourth season of Animal Planet's My Cat From Hell on Saturday (8/7c) and boils down why people misunderstand their feline friends. "We really try to read them through dog-colored glasses and are trying to look for these very specific types of responses that are very much human-based," Galaxy tells "And if we don't see them, we assume that they don't care.
  • World's first hypoallergenic cat: Scientific breakthrough or hype?

    07/20/2013 12:47:13 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | 07/18/2013 | staff reporter
    A small biotech company earned global acclaim when it announced it had produced the world's first scientifically proven hypoallergenic cat. But while it seemed like a godsend to feline fanatics with allergies, an ABC's "The Lookout" investigation explored allegations that company's cats are no more hypoallergenic than other cats. In 2006, Allerca: Lifestyle Pets , aimed to fill the niche for pet lovers plagued by allergies and touted what it billed as the world's first scientifically proven, hypoallergenic cat, ABC News reported. Despite price tags ranging from nearly $4,000 to $28,000, Allerca had year-long wait lists for its felines.