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  • Farewell my friend.

    10/26/2019 2:03:56 PM PDT · by rlmorel · 221 replies
    10/25/2019 | rlmorel
    I had to put my cat to sleep today, he was suffering. What a good boy, I shall miss him. I know he was only a cat, but I sure did love his company. He was an unusual and interesting cat. He worshiped my wife and followed her around as if she were some kind of feline deity, but would deign to spend some time with me as well. Damn. I sure will miss him.
  • Justin Bieber: 'PETA can suck it!'

    10/06/2019 7:19:33 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Oct. 4, 2019 | Ellie Philliphs
    Justin Bieber, 25, hit back at animal rights group PETA late on Thursday night, after they called out the Canadian pop star for 'fueling the dangerous demand for hybrid cats.' The singing sensation took to his Instagram stories and shared a screenshot of an article reporting the backlash, writing on top of it 'PETA can suck it' before launching into a furious tirade.
  • 'The Lord sent the cat to save dad's life': Fearless feline kills venomous copperhead snake..

    10/05/2019 10:16:27 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 87 replies
    dm ^ | 10/4/2019 | zilbert
    A copperhead snake was left dead after getting a taste of ‘claw enforcement’ from a cat who protected her 81-year-old owner from the unwanted venomous intruder. The incident took place in Speedwell, Tennessee last week, where Jimmie Nelson lives with Shelly, his adopted shelter cat. Nelson says he heard a noise in the middle of the night. At the time, he thought it was just Shelly being playful. Two days later, however, he realized what the commotion was about.
  • Cats actually do bond with humans, study finds

    09/23/2019 5:07:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 116 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/23/2019 | Christopher Carbone
    Although cats have a reputation for being aloof, a new study says they bond with humans much like dogs do. Researchers at Oregon State University discovered that cats — just like dogs and young children — can form secure or insecure bonds with their humans. “Like dogs, cats display social flexibility in regard to their attachments with humans,” Kristyn Vitale, study author and researcher at Oregon State University’s Human-Animal Interaction Lab, said in a statement. “The majority of cats are securely attached to their owner and use them as a source of security in a novel environment.” Vitale and her...
  • Beagle Bonds with Two Kittens, Decides to Nurse Duo and Become Their Surrogate Mom

    09/19/2019 6:23:55 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 16 replies
    Dexter and Fletcher’s new “surrogate mom” also ensures that the other family dog is gentle with the kittens and generally protects the pussycats from any harm. This appears to be the beginning of lifelong friendship filled with snuggles for the trio.
  • 26 POUND cat dubbed CHONK because of his jumbo size breaks the internet [tr]

    08/23/2019 7:02:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 42 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 23, 2019 | Lauren Edmonds
    A seriously fat cat up for adoption in Pennsylvania literally broke the internet after internet users fell in love with him on social media and crashed his shelter's website. On Thursday, Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia shared pictures of a 26 pound cat named BeeJay on their Twitter account and told users the big guy was looking for a forever home. 'OMG, big boi Mr. B is a CHONK. He's a chonk of a chonk. He redefines the term', the now viral tweet says.
  • 'Crazy cat ladies' are not a thing, study finds

    08/21/2019 11:14:14 AM PDT · by libstripper · 126 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 21, 2019 | Rob Picheta
    (CNN)It's the news cat owners have been waiting for: Owning lots of cats does not, in fact, mean you're mad, sad or anxious.
  • 22 Interactions Between Animals That'll Make You Believe There's Good In The World

    08/16/2019 12:58:07 PM PDT · by Twotone · 14 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | August 15, 2019 | Shelby Heinrich
    We truly don't deserve them. Very sweet pictures & videos at the link...
  • International Cat Day: Cats understand their names and are probably just choosing to ignore you [tr]

    08/11/2019 5:31:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 102 replies
    CNN ^ | August 10, 2019 | Allen Kim
    Have you ever wondered whether your cat is ignoring you because it doesn't understand its name? Several researchers from Japan did, so they tried to get to the bottom of it. And we have bad news: According to a study published in Scientific Reports, the researchers found that cats are able to distinguish their names from other random sounds. Which clearly means that, yes, your cat is just choosing not to respond to your calls to come hang out.
  • To Everything (Purr, Purr Purr) -- with Apologies to the Byrds (and the Myce)

    08/04/2019 6:11:18 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 40 replies
    grey_whiskers ^ | Aug 4 2019 | grey_whiskers
    To everything (purr, purr, purr) There is a season (purr, purr, purr) And a time to every purpose, under heaven A time to be born, a time to die A time to faceplant, a time to leap A time to kill, a time to play A time to ignore, a time to prey To everything (purr, purr, purr) There is a season (purr, purr, purr) And a time to every purpose, under heaven A time to climb up, a time to knock down A time to prance, a time to curl up A time to cast away litter, a time...
  • Camera shows cat trying to 'murder' its owner while he sleeps (U cud B next)

    07/29/2019 3:57:28 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | Michael Hollan | Fox News
    There’s nothing scarier than finding out that there’s something in your house trying to kill you. Unless it’s just your pet cat. A Twitter user claimed he was having trouble breathing in his sleep, so he set up a camera to see what was going on at night. What he saw, however, was somehow both adorable and also terrifying (as only cats can pull off). *Twitter skip* Luis Navarro posted on the social media site three pictures taken while he was sleeping. His cat can be seen getting closer to his face until it eventually just sits directly on his...
  • 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.
  • Andrew Cuomo Calls Declawing Cats “Cruel and Painful,” But Legalized Abortions Up to Birth

    07/25/2019 9:59:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | July 25, 2019 | tony perkins
    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seems incredibly concerned with animal cruelty. But when it comes to newborn babies? Not so much. The man behind the infamous light display for infanticide has apparently decided that it’s mean to declaw cats. Dismembering tiny humans, on the other hand, gets a hearty standing ovation. For American states, it’s a first. When the far-left governor inked his name on a law that makes it a crime to surgically remove a cat’s claws, pro-lifers couldn’t help but see the irony. “Declawing is a cruel and painful procedure that can create physical and behavioral problems...
  • 12-year-old boy's bow tie idea will help countless homeless animals find their forever home

    07/24/2019 7:51:50 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 32 replies
    The Animal Rescue Site ^ | 07/24/19 | Elizabeth Nelson
    Darius Brown, from Newark, New Jersey, was diagnosed with developmental delays, including speech delay, comprehension delay and fine motor skills delay, when he was just two years old. Since then, his mother, Joy Brown, and his older sister, Dazhai Brown-Shearz, have been working hard to encourage him to improve those skills. Darius’s breakthrough came at the age of eight, while his sister was in cosmetology school. Dazhai was making hair ribbons for little girls and thought Darius could benefit from helping out with the project. “With his fine motor skills, he wasn’t able to really use his hands well —...
  • More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Tropical Storm Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety

    07/13/2019 1:07:29 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 13, 2019 | Nicole Acevedo
    The Humane Society evacuated animals that were up for adoption in Louisiana shelters, which helps increase capacity for dogs and cats that may be displaced in the storm. Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm's path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Animal Shelter in Louisiana and flown to Manassas in northern Virginia, the Humane Society of the United States said. Staff and volunteers of the humane society helped unload the pets from the plane...
  • Minnesota cat recovering after sneaking into washing machine, survives wash cycle

    06/23/2019 5:40:01 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | 23 June 2019 | Talia Kaplan
    A Minnesota cat miraculously survived after sneaking into a washing machine -- where it stayed for about an hour. Stefani Carroll-Kirchoff, from Maplewood, a suburb of St. Paul, said she was doing her laundry on Wednesday when her one-year-old cat, Felix, jumped inside the washing machine while the door was open. “I must have turned my back for a few minutes folding clothes and he apparently went in there when I wasn’t looking,” Carroll-Kirchoff told Fox News. “It’s horrific. It’s absolutely horrific,” she added. Carroll-Kirchoff said she hasn't been able to sleep since the incident. “This will haunt me for...
  • Larry the Downing Street cat takes shelter under Donald Trump's £1.2m armoured limousine [tr]

    06/04/2019 10:40:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 4, 2019 | Dianne Apen-Sadler
    Larry the Downing Street cat stole the spotlight once again today by taking shelter under Donald Trump's armoured limousine. Number 10's chief mouser, who has so far outlasted two prime ministers, ran under the £1.2million car during the U.S. President's talks with Theresa May. The beloved moggy, who moved into the residence in 2011 after being 'recruited' from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, even tried to climb inside the bomb-proof vehicle dubbed 'the Beast'. Larry's antics meant the car could not be moved - with some joking that it was a 'huge security issue'.
  • Cat sparks $7.5k rescue mission..on bridge six days..gets bored and wanders home [tr]

    06/03/2019 10:51:39 AM PDT · by ETL · 108 replies ^ | May 31, 2019 | Nicole Darrah | Fox News
    Full title: Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders homeHatty, 5, became trapped on the Royal Albert Bridge, which connects Plymouth and Saltash, on Friday, and firefighters spent around five hours trying to get her down in an ordeal costing $7,500. The train system which operates the bridge even planned to close the tracks to rescue her, while the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) was also present.But when firefighters had decided to give up for the day, vowing to return Thursday, the cat,...
  • Researchers strapped video cameras on 16 cats and let them do their thing. Here’s what they found

    06/02/2019 8:34:09 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 31 replies
    Science Mag . org ^ | 31 May 2019 | David Grimm
    I collected footage for about 6 months. In that time, I noticed that Treacle vocalized less outside than she did in the house, and that the pitch of the vocalizations was different. She only caught one thing that whole time: a woodmouse. I began wondering if I could do this more scientifically, and follow a larger number of cats, to get a better sense of how they behave when no one is watching.