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  • Family Saw Photos of Their Missing Cat on Shelter Page, Tearful Reunion After 2 Years...

    07/20/2018 9:33:43 PM PDT · by vannrox · 33 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 11APR17 | Amy Bojo
    A senior cat that had been missing for 2 1/2 years was reunited with his family after they found his pictures on a shelter's Facebook page. Meet Jimmy!Sue ZelitskyThe 15-year-old tabby cat was rescued and brought to West Milford Animal Shelter (in West Milford, New Jersey) on March 17. One of the volunteers saw him that night and wanted to help get him to a good home soon."Jimmy was picked up not far from West Milford Animal Shelter and brought in as a stray after the blizzard," RC of The Real Cats at West Milford Animal Shelter told Love...
  • Kitten Saved by Loving Dog Now is Part of Husky Pack...

    07/19/2018 5:09:40 PM PDT · by vannrox · 70 replies
    Love Meow ^ | 20JAN16 | Amy Bojo
    Rosie the rescue kitty was saved by a husky who changed her life forever! Now the kitty thinks she's part husky and is living her life in a pack with her canine buddies. Photo: @lilothehusky Rosie the kitten was found when she was 3 weeks old. Lilo the Husky dog took to her when she was very sick and brought her back to life. It was quite a miracle! (See: full story) Today Rosie is all grown up and is part of the husky clan of four. She goes on walks with her canine family and shares every adventure...
  • D.C. Cat-Counting Census to Cost $1.5 Million Over Three Years

    07/18/2018 6:43:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 17, 2018 | 12:35 PM EDT | Craig Bannister
    A three-year, $1.5 million effort to count the number of cats living in the nation’s capital launched Tuesday. The “DC Cat Count” census is being conducted a group of scientists and animal welfare organizations, the Washington Post reports. […] The results of the study will “facilitate data-driven cat population management” and improve the lives of both cats and other wildlife residing in D.C., the DC Cat Count website explains. …
  • Kitten with Special Needs Clings to Foster Dad for Love After He was Saved

    07/18/2018 12:11:45 AM PDT · by vannrox · 56 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | Jul 17 18 | Amy Bojo
    A teeny black kitten came to a veterinary clinic, in need of foster care. He was very wobbly and extremely tiny for his age. Danielle @fostercatsandkittensAbout a month ago, Gus the kitten was taken into The Poppy Foundation at Bonanza Cat Hospital in Las Vegas after he was found on the streets in the brutal summer temperatures. "It was thought that Gus had Cerebellar Hypoplasia because he was very unstable. He would fling his head around and showed all the signs of having this neurological disorder," Danielle, an avid foster based in Las Vegas, told Love Meow. "I have...
  • Russia’s ‘psychic’ cat Achilles predicts the winner of the opening World Cup game

    06/14/2018 7:09:08 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    www.telegraph.co.uk ^ | 14 June 2018 • 10:37am | Staff
    A Russian cat reputed to have psychic powers has predicted the result of the first game of the World Cup. Achilles, whose day job is catching mice at the St Petersburg's Hermitage Museum, plumped for his home nation of Russia, who play Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament today. The feline garnered a reputation as a psychic last summer by predicting a number of results correctly in the Confederations Cup, which was also held in Russia. Yesterday Achilles, who is deaf, was presented to the world’s media for his first prediction of the tournament. The cat was...
  • Muscly feline known as 'Buff Cat' wins 14,700 admirers with his toned physique and [tr]

    06/01/2018 5:34:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 1, 2018 | Liz Dunphy
    Gym heads and jocks may hiss with envy when they see this giant cat with its power paws, enormous shoulders and post-workout swagger. The furry feline was filmed prowling around the streets of Montreal, Canada and it has built up a dedicated cult following. Buff cat had such an impact on those who saw him that someone set up a Twitter account in his honour which has amassed 14.7k followers. Some people suggested on Twitter that the cat is morbidly obese and perhaps Buff Cat needs to spend a more time on the treadmill, and less time slurping up protein...
  • Shelter Cat Gives Everyone Hugs and Won't Take No for an Answer

    05/24/2018 4:59:49 AM PDT · by vannrox · 37 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | May 23 18 | Amy Bojo
    Zorro the stray cat was eager to be loved but when he was brought to a shelter in Philadelphia, he could barely tolerate being touched. When staff found out what was bothering him, they soon discovered a cute little quirk that he does to everyone he meets. Pennsylvania SPCAZorro came to the Pennsylvania SPCA four months ago for a chance at a better life. "He was being fed by a Good Samaritan for some period of time, and he was so friendly that she was trying to find him a permanent home," Gillian Kocher Director of Public Relations of...
  • (vanity) How to find pet (cat)?

    05/16/2018 6:09:35 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 73 replies
    me | 5/16/18 | me
    Anyone know how to find pets in this day & age?
  • Congressman wants answers from USDA on cats allegedly killed during government research

    05/09/2018 4:50:28 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 21 replies
    edition.cnn.com ^ | May 9, 2018 | Juana Summers
    A Republican lawmaker wants answers from the Department of Agriculture about taxpayer-funded research experiments at a Maryland facility that have allegedly led to the deaths of hundreds of cats and kittens. Citing documents reviewed by his office, Michigan Republican Mike Bishop described a decades-old research project at the USDA's Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, in which hundreds of kittens are bred, fed meat that is infected with Toxoplasma, and later killed and discarded by "incineration." In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue dated Monday, Bishop wrote that he was "shocked to hear that the USDA, the very...
  • Cat Who Was Not Expected to Walk Again, Won't Stop Trying.

    04/29/2018 3:51:30 AM PDT · by vannrox · 20 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 20APR18 | Amy Bojo
    Cat Who Was Not Expected to Walk Again, Won't Stop Trying. Two months ago, a 1-year-old cat was found lying on the road in northern New Jersey. A Good Samaritan took him to a local speciality hospital to get help. The Kitty Krusade"They thought he had been hit by a car. It wasn't until nurses and emergency vets cleaned away the blood and did X-rays, did they realize that he had been shot," Kelley Peters told Love Meow. They contacted Kelley at The Kitty Krusade, a local rescue group in Montclair, New Jersey and asked if they could take...
  • Killer Cat

    04/20/2018 6:19:39 PM PDT · by eastforker · 93 replies
    me ^ | 4/20/18 | eastforker
    Folks I have a killer cat that has killed more birds, mice and squirrels than you can imagine. She has a pet door that allows her to come and go as she pleases. She just brought me, unharmed, a baby rabbit. The animal kingdom is hard to understand at times.
  • Why Humans Are Obsessed with Cats - We Love Cats and Kittens

    04/05/2018 10:53:55 AM PDT · by Twotone · 116 replies
    WeLoveCatsandKittens.com ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    In this eye opening and informative video we see how felines have taken over not only the Internet, but our homes, and of course, our lives. It points out that it is us that are obsessed with cats and not the other way round. This is a must see for any cat lover as it explains a lot about our relationship with cats and how that relationship has evolved.
  • Cat Lost During Hurricane Reunited With Owner 14 Years Later

    03/21/2018 2:13:56 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    pittsburgh.cbslocal.com ^ | 03-21-2018 | Staff
    CBS Local — A Florida cat has finally found his way back home after getting separated from his owner 14 years ago. The miraculous reunion was made after the long lost feline disappeared during a 2004 hurricane. Thomas Jr., also known as T2, was with his owner Perry Martin when Hurricane Jeanne hit Florida’s Treasure Coast. The pair moved in with a friend in the aftermath of the storm. “People didn’t have air conditioning, so as time went on people left their windows and screens open,” Martin said, via CBS46. “I was staying in Stuart at the time and he...
  • Got me A Russian Blue

    02/02/2018 8:11:09 AM PST · by CodeJockey · 49 replies
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    My wife adopted this beautiful little kitten this past summer. A friend of hers came to visit the other day and she told us she believed out little cat was a Russian Blue. Never heard of that animal. She is very well mannered. Waves her tail like a dog. Great companion to our Black Lab/Border Collie mix. I'm starting to call her Ruskie Blue. (Hope the FBI is not listening) Anyone else familiar with this breed?
  • The U.S Marine famously photographed nursing a kitten during the Korean War has died

    01/25/2018 12:48:10 PM PST · by Saint X · 35 replies
    U.S. Naval Institute ^ | January 25, 2018 | U.S. Naval Institute
    Frank Praytor, the U.S. Marine who gained a level of fame after being photographed nursing a kitten during the Korean War, died on January 10, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was 90 years old and had been in poor health for several years. The widely distributed photo of Praytor with the kitten would prove to be more that just an endearing moment of humanity captured in the midst of a brutal war, it would later save him from being court martialed.
  • Woman pretends to give birth to her kitten in hilariously weird cat maternity photo shoot

    01/16/2018 8:36:53 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 14 replies
    Mashable ^ | January 16, 2018 | Rachel Thompson
    Why should babies get all the attention? Well, cat-loving friends, your time to shine has finally arrived. The age of cat maternity shoots is alive and kicking. Lucy Schultz and her partner Steven from Denver, Colorado, celebrated their new arrival—an adopted rescue kitten—in the most sweet, if not highly odd, way imaginable. They announced their bundle of joy through a maternity photo shoot, featuring a, uuuh, simulated cat birth. Schultz, who works as a photographer by day, posted a new life event on Facebook on Saturday along with the highly extra photos from the maternity shoot. Since then, Schultz's post...
  • Please Pray for Lady Run Over by Her Own Car after being Attacked by a Cat & Leaving Car in Reverse

    01/07/2018 10:29:28 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 27 replies
    internet | 1/7/18 | Charles O'Connell
    Please pray for a lady left with serious injuries after a cat jumped in her car, attacked her, she left the car in reverse, she jumped out, the car ran her over, she was taken away by ambulance with serious injuries.Woman run over with her own car while trying to escape cat attack, troopers say. Car left in reverse, rolled over woman.
  • Cat missing for 10 years, burned in California wildfire returned to Longmont family

    12/27/2017 6:58:59 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    timescall.com ^ | Amelia Arvesen
    When devastating wildfires broke out in California's wine country this October, Jenn Thompson felt a tug at her heart to adopt one of the hundreds of cats rescued from the ash. "I was telling one of my friends out here, 'I feel like I should adopt one of these cats,' because there were so many," said Thompson, of Longmont. "We lost a cat to cancer last spring and I've been telling my husband, 'We have a vacancy.'" Before she could think about it any longer, she received a call on Oct. 31. ... Thompson's cat, Pilot, who wandered away from...
  • Toymaker hopes to produce robo-cat with AI to help seniors

    12/19/2017 4:00:58 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    Malle said they don't want to make overblown promises of what the cat can do, something he and his fellow researcher -computer science professor Michael Littman -said they've seen in other robots on the market. They hope to make a cat that would perform a small set of tasks very well. They also want to keep it affordable, just a few hundred dollars. The current version costs $100. They've given the project a name that gets at that idea: Affordable Robotic Intelligence for Elderly Support, or ARIES. The team includes researchers from Brown's medical school, area hospitals and a designer...
  • The Cat That Changed America

    12/07/2017 12:43:39 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 63 replies
    P22 is the most famous mountain lion in the world, living in Griffith Park, right in the heart of Los Angeles. He was born in the Santa Monica Mountains, and crossed two of the busiest freeways in America, the 405 and the 101, before he settled in the park. Yet P22 is now trapped, hemmed in by freeways and the urban sprawl, with little chance of ever finding a mate. Now a new documentary film will explore his plight and the development of the wildlife crossing at Liberty Canyon in Los Angeles. Angelenos and local conservationists alike are battling to...