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  • 9 Things Cats Know but Won't Tell You

    12/22/2013 4:10:27 PM PST · by boatbums · 59 replies
    vetstreet.com ^ | 12/22/2013 | Dr. Marty Becker
    Most dog owners come into the veterinary office with their canine companions devotedly following them. Tails wagging, the dogs look up at their people with adoring eyes. Most cat owners, on the other hand, wrestle a cardboard box into the exam room, reach in like a magician and pull out not a rabbit, but an angry feline. For their efforts they get covered with furry shrapnel and sometimes raked with claws until their face and arms look like so many tic-tac-toe games. (It doesn't have to be like that, by the way.) As a lifetime pet lover and practicing veterinarian...
  • Pair of kittens shut down subway service for nearly two hours

    08/29/2013 8:41:45 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 27 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | August 29, 2013 | Edgar Sandoval AND Pete Donohue
    Two tiny kittens who narrowly survived an extended stint on the subway tracks had a big impact on Thursday's commute - shutting down subway service for more than two hours before two quick-footed cops finally scooped them up. Transit workers spotted the furry duo along an open-air stretch of the B and Q line near Church Avenue in Brooklyn at about 11 a.m., prompting officials to cut the power and suspend service for about two hours. A transit supervisor "tried to corral them" but was eluded, said a Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokeswoman. Sandra Polel, 52, was heading home when her...
  • Kitteh idiosyncrasies

    06/25/2012 11:20:00 PM PDT · by boatbums · 61 replies
    personal | boatbums
    Everybody who has cats (or dogs) knows that they may have traits in common with other like animals, but each one has their own idiosyncrasies (idiosyncrazies, that is). My two and a half year old Birman male cat, Beaux, has this strange, but cute, almost OCD behavior that he does EVERY day, sometimes three or four times a day depending on how much time I happen to be home in a given day. If I have been gone most of the day, he will find the time to "fit in" his odd little habit at least once before bedtime. Here's...
  • Cats playing patty-cake

    05/24/2012 8:23:54 PM PDT · by boatbums · 12 replies
    you-tube | 5/24/2012 | you-tube
    Hilarious youtube video. Turn on the sound! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3iFhLdWjqc&feature=player_embedded
  • Missing hiker found with cat in New Mexico forest

    03/10/2012 10:10:53 AM PST · by martin_fierro · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/10/12
    Missing hiker found with cat in New Mexico forest Published March 10, 2012 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Ė Snuggling in a blue sleeping bag, Margaret Page and her cat survived 3 1/2 weeks in a rugged New Mexico national forest, even though temperatures dropped below freezing nearly every night. Family members reported her missing Feb 14. But for various reasons, authorities didn't start searching for her until this week. The 41-year-old Page, who has a history of mental illness, was found Wednesday emaciated and malnourished but well-hydrated. Relying on a creek for drinking water, Page and her cat named Miya lived on...
  • Free Republic Having Issues Today?

    02/12/2012 8:56:46 AM PST · by Sprite518 · 44 replies
    2/12/2012 | Me
    Anyone else experience this? It's just on Free Republic only.
  • The 25 Most Awkward Cat Sleeping Positions

    02/05/2012 5:05:06 PM PST · by TrueKnightGalahad · 54 replies · 3+ views
    BuzzFeed ^ | 1 February 2012 | Unknown
    These are all the major ones. Do not attempt any of them unless you have professional experience with (a) sleeping and (b) being some kind of a cat.
  • Ceritifed Cat-inum (Album covers with kittens!)

    11/10/2011 4:22:56 PM PST · by stylecouncilor · 12 replies
    CuteOverload.com ^ | Nov. 10, 2011 | Not that Mike the other Mike
    Hereís a must-have for every cuteologistís website collection: The Kitten Covers , classic album covers as they were always meant to be seen ó with kittens.
  • The kitty-couch potatoes: Internet craze celebrates human qualities of our feline friends

    03/22/2011 8:42:31 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | March 22, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    As all cat-lovers know, every moggy has moments when they seem almost human in their behaviour. Now, a new internet craze celebrates the feline friends who like to sit back and relax in style. A host of websites, viral emails and blogs have been circulating pictures of Ďcats that sit like humansí ó and theyíve even been featured on TV. Here we give you the best of the kitty couch potatoes.
  • Vanity: Who Has the Fattest/Heaviest Cat?

    01/15/2011 4:26:59 PM PST · by waterhill · 56 replies · 1+ views
    waterhill | 1-15-11 | waterhill
    My cat is so fat...The Tubby Tabby: Keechi ( keech-eye ) named for a place I used to hunt... Weighs in at 22lbs. Female Eats: anything she can Hobbies: sleeping, eating anything she can, sleeping, scaring large dogs, freaking out large dogs and other cats, sleeping on humans 'till their legs go numb...
  • Saturday Night Doggy (and Kitty) Thread

    10/16/2010 7:28:24 PM PDT · by Bradís Gramma · 125 replies
    10-16-10 | Me and You and You and You and YouTube
    Saturday Night Doggy AND Kitty Thread...Please go to YouTube, (if you haven't already), find your favorite animal vid....and post it! Tonight is all about watching fun, informative, goofy.....you get it.....videos of the critters we love so very much.Have fun!
  • Saturday Night Doggie Thread

    10/02/2010 10:37:46 PM PDT · by Bradís Gramma · 57 replies
    10-2-10 | Me!
    Tonight I want to hear of your favorite Animal Rescue Organization. Where would YOU go to if you were to adopt a dog and give it it's forever home? Please share your stories about your rescue dogs and the folks who rescued them for you.The one I support and would get another dog if circumstances warranted ... is German Shepherd of Orange County. Their site is HERE!
  • Kitties Rescued By US Marine Soldiers in Afghanistan

    07/13/2010 10:43:10 AM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 61 replies
    Unique Scoop ^ | June 26, 2010 | Scoop
    In Afghanistan, in the midst of war, many animals are lost and separated from their family. Many are found later by troops from the US, UK and Canada. Soldiers rescue these animals and get help from rescue groups that help them send these animals out of the country and to a forever loving home that they deserve.
  • Cat's Beating Death Triggers Protest (man killed cat after it scratched him)

    07/01/2009 7:11:49 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 132 replies · 2,162+ views
    BOSTON -- The beating death of a cat in front of shocked children prompted protests Sunday in Worcester. A group of people gathered in front of the city police department, demanding police put Tom Foley behind bars. Foley admittedly beat a cat named Lily to death in front of several children on Friday. The owner, Lisa Tuttle, said her cat Lily had just given birth to a litter of kittens and may have been feeling territorial when she charged Foley's dog and scratched Foley several days earlier on Dupuis Avenue. "I just came out. I saw the cat in a...
  • Beware of the, er... kitten: Terrified postmen threaten to boycott house after attack by baby cat

    06/20/2009 11:54:20 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 70 replies · 1,806+ views
    Daily Mail [UK] ^ | 20th June 2009 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Swiping playfully at the camera, it's hard to imagine she could be a danger to anything - except, perhaps, her favourite toy mouse. But to postmen, Illy the kitten might as well be a snarling rottweiler. They say that the six-month-old moggie once jumped up at the letterbox and delivered a painful scratch to a postwoman's hand. So fearful are they of a repeat performance that they have sent a strongly worded letter to Illy's owners - warning them to discipline her or face a delivery ban.
  • Cat-dependent Susan Boyle misses concert after hissy fit over MIA kitty

    06/19/2009 1:58:46 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 34 replies · 1,030+ views
    latimesblogs ^ | Elizabeth Snead
    Don‚Äôt expect a Susan Boyle world tour anytime soon. Unless her beloved cat, Pebbles, is the opening act. According to the Daily Mirror, Susan Boyle did not appear in another "Britain‚Äôs Got Talent" concert last night after a hysterical screaming fit over her MIA kitty, Pebbles. Susan stood on the balcony of her eighth-floor hotel room overlooking the hotel atrium and repeatedly bawled: ‚ÄúWhere‚Äôs my cat?‚ÄĚ She was whisked out of the Liverpool hotel via a fire escape. It gets worse... One witness said: ‚ÄúShe kept shouting, ‚ÄėI want my cat! I need my cat!‚Äô I think people felt sorry...
  • Need advice regarding my cat that won't use litterbox

    06/16/2009 11:47:05 AM PDT · by Huntress · 102 replies · 2,009+ views
    6/16/09 | Huntress
    Dear Freeper cat owners, I'm having a problem with Norman the cat (see my homepage for a photo). He will not use the litterbox, and instead pees on my bedroom carpet. I have two cats and three litterboxes, which I scoop daily. I've been using the same type of litter for a long time. He has adequate facilities, he just won't use them. Does anyone have any advice for me in this situation? I'm thinking of ripping up the carpet and putting down a hard surface floor. Please don't tell me to kill or get rid or Norman, as that...
  • How your cat could be making you neurotic (... but probably isn't)

    06/11/2009 10:42:00 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 15 replies · 537+ views
    Garfield From science fiction or real life, you may be familiar with the manipulative powers of parasites. Invasive fungus that provokes ants to climb atop plants before dying, where it can continue growing. Rabies causes dogs to salivate and become aggressive, increasing the chance that they'll bite and spread the disease. And Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite that actually draws rats to their predators -- cats. Manipulation is afoot here, too. Cats are the definitive hosts of this parasite, which can inhabit their brains after they kill a rat. From there, the parasite can spread to other mammals, including humans.
  • Why kill a cat over scratches on car?

    06/09/2009 9:46:22 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 50 replies · 1,727+ views
    Why kill a cat over scratches on car? ONE of the common conflicts between humans and cats in an increasingly dense urban setting arises from our increasing attachment to material things. The more expensive the item, the stronger the attachment. The stronger the attachment, the more intense is emotional suffering from losing them. A highly educated woman, who recently acquired a brand new car that cost "40 grand" was so worried about possible scratches from the few cats in the carpark that she complained to the Cat Welfare Society and the town council for the removal of the cats. As...
  • Time For Our Close-Up: The Astonishing Blue-Eyed Gaze Of The Twin Newborn Panther Cubs

    06/09/2009 6:18:40 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 34 replies · 1,611+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | June 09, 2009
    Time for our close-up: The astonishing blue-eyed gaze of the twin newborn panther cubs By MAIL FOREIGN SERVICE 09th June 2009 These are the pictures that melted the hearts of even the most hardened news photographers. Meet Larisa and Sipura, the newborn panther twins that were introduced to the world in Berlin earlier today. Showtime: [Pic in URL] The eyes of one of the panther cubs appears to match the green of the grass around her as she stares unflinchingly at the camera
  • Wet Cat Photos Take Web by Storm

    06/10/2009 5:48:47 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 81 replies · 8,063+ views
    abcnews ^ | June 10, 2009 | KI MAE HEUSSNER
    You haven't seen angry until you've seen a cat with his head under a faucet. If there's anything the stereotypically haughty house pets despise it's being wet. "I think it's the closest you can see in the animal world to someone giving you the finger," said veterinarian Marty Becker, co-author of "Why Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?" "That look is unique in the animal world of total disgust. ... It's just a classic." And yet that look is taking the Internet by storm. As feline photo blogs continue to draw millions of visitors each month, the wet cat...
  • Freeper martin_fierro conscripted to serve Our Feline Overlords [Two new kitties!]

    08/21/2008 9:22:18 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 63 replies · 1,148+ views
    8/22/08
    As of yesterday, freeper martin_fierro has become the newest minion of the Kitteh Konspiracy. Here are his case officers, Emily (L.) and Laurencia:I'll let martin tell you about them when he has the time, so for the moment I'll just say...
  • Tredmill Cats

    08/15/2008 7:57:22 PM PDT · by Mercat · 31 replies · 443+ views
    Sonny Radio ^ | unknown | sonnyradio
    http://www.sonnyradio.com/treadmillcats.html
  • 200-Pound Bear Chased Up Home's Back Yard Tree By Kittens

    03/31/2008 7:40:34 AM PDT · by Cagey · 22 replies · 801+ views
    Local 6 News ^ | 3-28-2008
    Officials To Assess Situation The stuck bear has kept homeowners living in the 1900 block of Votaw Road on edge Friday. "(The bear) was out looking for a place to live and got startled and took refuge in the tree," Florida Fish and Wildlife worker Tom Shupe said. Local 6 showed video of homeowners gathering around the home to see the animal hanging onto a branch. Homeowners said kittens chased the bear before it became stuck. "(The kittens) had the bear just cornered at the fence and it saw the tree and just ran up the tree and has been...