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  • 6 Reasons Kittens Suck (Learned While Raising Them)

    02/01/2012 9:19:05 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 51 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | February 01, 2011 | Christina H
    The Internet is heavily under the influence of the powerful pro-kitten lobby, but I need you to listen to the truth: kittens are terrible and will ruin your life.
  • Agility Contests Go to the Dogs as Tiny Breeds Star in 'Petit Prix'

    02/01/2012 6:15:57 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 36 replies · 3+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 2-1-12 | Claire Ansberry
    PITTSBURGH—Amber, a canine athlete, recently won first place in an agility competition, narrowly beating out Daisy, a Chihuahua, in the 4-inch-tall category. The 3-year-old, four-pound Yorkshire, who wore a ribbon in her hair for the event, cleared several hurdles and tunnels, zigzagged through poles and traversed a teeter-totter at an average two yards per second in a race against the clock. Amber's owner credits her success to practice and mentoring from a family member, Tiffany, who competes in the 8-inch category and has several titles, including Teacup Agile Dog Champion. "Amber just follows everything Tiffany does," says Phyllis Bandi, who...
  • Collared by herself... Cat is rescued after her leg is caught in her own collar for TWO WEEKS

    01/29/2012 10:51:33 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 41 replies
    Daily Mail [UK] ^ | 28th January 2012
    A hapless cat had to be rescued after trapping its leg in its own collar - for TWO WEEKS. Distressed feline Phoebe was seen hobbling around a woman’s back garden after she managed to her right leg got caught between her neck and collar. -snip- Manager of the centre Katie Wickins said: 'We believe Phoebe may have accidentally caught her leg in the collar because it was made from elastic. 'These collars are advertised as being safe so that if the cat gets caught on something, the collar will stretch and allow the cat to free itself. 'Unfortunately this was...
  • No Pet For You

    01/29/2012 7:56:10 PM PST · by Altariel · 137 replies
    Slate ^ | January 26, 2012 | Emily Yoffe
    No Pet For You Want to adopt a dog or cat? Prepare for an inquisition at the animal rescue. eople who rescue animals can be reluctant to believe anyone deserves the furry creatures. Some rescue groups think potential owners shouldn’t have full-time jobs. Others reject families with children. Some rescuers think apartment dwelling is OK for humans but not for dogs, or object to a cat’s litter box being placed in a basement. Some say no to people who would let a dog run around the fenced backyard “unsupervised,” or allow a cat outside, ever. It used to be that...
  • Cat in Cockpit Causes Four-hour Flight Delay [video]

    01/28/2012 10:57:43 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 30 replies
    A cat escape caused a four-hour delay for an Air Canada flight Thursday as airline staff in Halifax struggled to get the feline from its hiding place in cockpit wiring. (Jan. 27) [Associated Press]
  • Kitteh is a Bad Neighbor

    01/27/2012 1:45:55 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 83 replies
    01/27/2012 | Responsibility2nd
    OK I come home from work yesterday and neighbor lady across the street goes off on me about Sweet Pea. Seems my Viking Kitty has been using her yard to do her doody. And neighbor lady is righty upset. She said she has tried cayenne pepper and that has worked a little, but the problem is still not solved. And I had better solve this or else.
  • 18th Century mummified kitty falls out of ceiling as house is being renovated

    01/27/2012 1:43:16 PM PST · by Charlespg · 26 replies
    Daily mail ^ | 27th January 2012 | David Baker
    Bringing old homes up to scratch is nothing out of the ordinary for property renovators Andrew and George Hartley, But this professional couple nearly jumped out their skin when greeted by their most recent form of preservation - as a mummified cat fell on them. The couple got a face full of the ancient feline as they removed ceilings from an 18th century property in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.
  • He's no scaredy-cat! Angry feline who took on an alligator

    01/24/2012 7:29:16 AM PST · by aldabra · 50 replies
    DailyMail ^ | January 24, 2012 | Mike O'brien
    It looks like a good way for this cat to become a tasty snack. But when the bold feline decided to take on an alligator in New Orleans, he came out remarkably intact. He chose to take on the reptile at an wildlife park just as it was trying to eat some chicken, and began raining blows on its snout. ... The cat may be the bravest or most stupid you've ever seen and a cynic may argue that the gator has been trained not to attack. But who's ever heard of a trained alligator?
  • 6 Cats More Bad*ss Than You (And Most Superheroes)

    01/23/2012 8:08:54 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 27 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | January 23, 2011 | Jim Avery
    The Internet, and the world at large, has become completely fascinated with cats. It doesn't matter the context; they can be doing absolutely nothing, they can be posing for a picture with a hilarious caption or they can be doing something "extraordinary" such as plinking around on a piano with their paws. We at Cracked are fans of the last category, except our definition of extraordinary is less "piano player" and more "Bulletproof Monk." Like ...
  • Fat cat abandoned in Fredericton, now on diet

    01/17/2012 12:20:17 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 44 replies
    The Star ^ | 17 Jan 2012 | Liam Casey
    The days of gluttony are over for one fat cat out east. Tiny, a 30-pound house cat, was stuffed into a duct-taped box with a normal-sized cat one-third his size and dumped at an animal clinic in Fredericton, N.B., shortly before the New Year. Nancy Garon, Tiny’s foster mother, brought him home to get him in shape. So she has him chasing a laser dot, which he never catches, wrestling with a toy fishing pole and hunting rodents. He will lumber onto the scales every Tuesday as part of a weight loss challenge to raise funds for the Society for...
  • The Crow that Made Two Cats Fight

    01/15/2012 7:05:35 PM PST · by beaversmom · 55 replies
    Live Leak ^ | January 14, 2012 | unknown
    From the video link: "The smartest Crow in the world! made the two Cats fight, so that it can enjoy the show." Video link
  • Falling cat leaves woman badly hurt

    01/15/2012 2:01:22 PM PST · by marthemaria · 10 replies
    An elderly woman in Argentina was left fighting for her life on Saturday after a cat thrown out of a fourth-floor apartment during a heated argument landed on her head, local media reported. The incident occurred in the Belgrano neighbourhood of Buenos Aires when, during the dispute, a man grabbed the family cat and threw it at his wife. She managed to dodge the feline, which then sailed through an open window plunging toward the ground and striking the woman, an 85-year-old neighbour. Police told Argentine media that the victim suffered a fractured skull and was rushed to hospital, where...
  • Little girl's face-off with lion (Story and Video)

    01/13/2012 6:50:22 PM PST · by beaversmom · 39 replies · 4+ views
    The Sun ^ | January 10, 2012 | LAURA CAROE
    Video at link
  • A good licking! Siberian cubs get a wash behind the ears from their mother

    01/12/2012 7:41:32 AM PST · by aldabra · 10 replies · 1+ views
    DailyMail ^ | January 11, 2012 | Anna Edwards
    This mother gave new meaning to the term 'tongue lashing' when she collared her cubs for a bath. The young Siberian tigers seemed eager to squirm away as they were hauled in for a clean. But their mum was determined to get the job done and, at one point, even used her massive paws to pin one of her mischievous offspring down. ...
  • Paws for thought: Meet Fred and Ned, the cats with an astonishing 54 TOES ...

    01/09/2012 2:18:12 PM PST · by aldabra · 42 replies
    DailMail ^ | January 9, 2012 | Claire Bates
    You'll need to be careful when playing with these black and white kittens - because they have an extra 18 toes (and claws) between them. Fred and Ned are known as polydactyl cats. While most felines have 18 toes, Fred has an extra 10 digits and Ned has eight. The four-month-old pair are currently being looked after by Cats Protection in Gosport, Hampshire. Branch volunteer Kate Stapleford said: 'These two kittens were in poor condition when they arrived but with veterinary attention and a lot of TLC from their fosterer, Fred and Ned are now thriving. ...
  • Lord of the Fleas: Classic Book Covers Updated With Cats

    01/08/2012 11:32:58 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 25 replies
    ICanHazCheezburger.com ^ | Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
    Cats make everything, even classic litter-ature, better! Check out 16 classic novels reimagined with cat-centric titles and covers. [Click on any of the thumbnail images to view the entire gallery.]
  • Oskar and Klaus: Feline Bromance [video]

    01/06/2012 1:24:05 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 5 replies
    ICanHazCheezburger.com ^ | Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
    We all know and love Oskar, but it’s been a real treat getting to know his BFF, Klaus, in this video clip! What a pair!
  • A Chance for Bliss (Video of an Animal Sanctuary)

    01/05/2012 8:36:18 AM PST · by beaversmom · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Video
  • Cat Adoption Ad Gone Wrong

    CATS DONT BELONG ON LEASHES
  • Pet Parents Share Their New Year's Resolutions

    01/04/2012 1:12:47 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 18 replies
    HaloPets ^ | 1/4/12 | Caroline Golon
    Pets rejoice! A recent survey shows that many pet parents are making New Year’s resolutions to spend more time with their pets and make sure they are loved even more than they were last year. More than 1,000 pet parents, including hundreds of Kibblers, recently participated in the Halo, Purely for Pets Pet Parents’ New Year’s Resolution Survey. According to the survey, many pet parents want to do a better job grooming their pets, with 68.1 percent resolving to trim their pets’ nails more often, 52.6 percent planning to give their dogs and cats more baths, and more than 80...
  • Cat Survives Two Euthanasia Attempts at Utah Shelter

    01/03/2012 7:25:19 PM PST · by South40 · 41 replies
    FNC.com (AP) ^ | 1/3/2012
    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A stray cat that survived two trips to a Utah animal shelter's gas chamber now has a new home. Officials at West Valley City's animal shelter in Utah say the cat named Andrea hadn't been adopted for 30 days when shelter officials tried to put her to death in October. She survived, so they gassed her again. Shelter officials detected no vital signs and presumed she was dead after the second try, so they put her in a plastic bag in a cooler. But when they checked the bag, they saw she had vomited on...
  • Meet Trouble, the world's tallest cat (who is part African wildcat but is docile as a kitten)

    01/02/2012 7:29:33 AM PST · by aldabra · 90 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Daily Mail Reporter
    When Trouble comes around, he’s hard to miss. That’s because the Sacramento, California cat is 19 inches tall from paw to shoulder, making him the tallest cat in the world. ... Trouble is part house cat and part African serval cat, a recognised hybrid called a Savannah, but his height is still surprising, even for his breed. ...
  • The Most Heartwarming LA Pet Stories Of 2011

    12/31/2011 6:54:53 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    CBS) ^ | December 30, 2011 6:00 AM
    Ashlan Gorse and her Siberian Husky, Aurora Ashlan Gorse, host of E! News Now, is the proud mom to a rescued Siberian Husky named Aurora. Gorse recently went through a scare that no pet owner ever wants to face after Aurora was diagnosed with cancer. Fortunately for both dog and owner, Aurora completed daily radiation and is on the road to a full recovery. Gorse says the experience has been life-changing for both human and dog, as caring for a suffering pet has made the bond between herself and Aurora unbreakable. Gorse is now an advocate on how important it...
  • Let me give you a helping paw: Cat pushes its friend down loft steps

    12/28/2011 9:14:08 AM PST · by algernonpj · 36 replies
    DailyMail ^ | December 26, 2011 | Rob Cooper
    Peering over the edge, this kitten looked too scared to clamber out of the loft. Gingerly Bella takes a step forward as she carefully tries to make her way down the steps with Kimba lurking behind her. As the six month old kitten climbs carefully over the edge, she glances up at the white cat who is watching her closely preparing to pounce. hen, just as she prepares to take her fifth step, Kimba reaches out playfully with a left paw and prods Bella's rear legs sharply. The terrified kitten - who was not injured - is sent tumbling down...
  • Public outraged by Phoenix man's euthanized cat

    12/28/2011 6:58:45 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 99 replies
    AP ^ | 12/28/2011
    <p>PHOENIX (AP) — Some outraged donors are threatening to pull their support for the Humane Society after it euthanized the beloved cat of a former heroin addict hours after he brought it in for medical treatment.</p> <p>The Arizona Republic reports (http://bit.ly/tNzWqN ) that Daniel Dockery's 9-month-old cat, Scruffy, was put down not because of cuts it got from a fence but because the 49-year-old Phoenix man couldn't immediately pay $400 for its care.</p>
  • Lost cat found more than 2,000 miles from Collier County [Florida] home

    12/24/2011 10:00:26 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 20 replies
    Naples Daily News. ^ | December 22, 2011
    When Daniel Johns met Waylon, it was love at first sight. The romance started in June at Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Johns, 39, regularly visited Waylon, a year-old, orange-striped tabby. Right before the cat’s 90-day stay ended, Johns made it official. He adopted Waylon. But within an hour of arriving at his new home, still in the carrier, in Goodland, the cat hid behind the dryer. The next day, Johns discovered a hole in the dryer vent. Waylon was gone. Johns received an early Christmas gift. Waylon was found — more than 2,000 miles away.
  • Cat survives four-hour, 200-mile journey sitting on car's engine -

    12/22/2011 7:44:50 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 47 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 22 Dec 2011 | Rachel Quigley
    -- the smell of burning fur found him out Eclipse felt more like a cat on a hot metal engine than a cat on a hot tin roof after her 200-mile journey. The feline survived the four-hour ride sitting under the hood of a car before she was discovered by the driver. Businessman Wayne Polk, 41, was traveling in his Eclipse truck through Ohio when he found the cat after stopping at a rest area and smelling something suspicious coming from the engine. When he opened his hood, he found the large black and white cat sitting on the engine...
  • Annual Christmas Pet Photo Thread

    12/18/2011 11:52:01 AM PST · by Joe 6-pack · 247 replies
    self ^ | 12/18/2011 | self
  • French bulldog vs cat

    12/18/2011 11:18:55 AM PST · by randomhero97 · 34 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbKejK2fDTo
  • Oh Little Town of BethlahaaaaAAAAGGGGHHH!

    12/16/2011 3:04:45 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 37 replies
    CuteOverload ^ | 12/16/11
    LOOK CAREFULLY
  • Bless the Beasts (Should conservatives care about animal suffering?)

    12/16/2011 7:29:56 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 133 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/16/2011 | Claire Berlinski
    Some virtues are by accidents of history associated with utopianism, hostility to private property, anti-clericalism, and other core beliefs of the Left. I can scandalize a yoga instructor anywhere in the world by declaring myself an avid admirer of Margaret Thatcher, though I challenge you to read the yoga sutras and conclude from them that devotees must favor an overregulated financial sector. Concern for the welfare and dignity of animals is such an issue, associated with nihilist leftists such as Peter Singer and local totalitarians who seek to regulate pets out of existence. But one need not believe that animals...
  • Caption this pic of my niece's kid (vanity)

    12/15/2011 9:33:34 PM PST · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 49 replies
    Personal | Dec 15, 2011 | Lauren
  • The Fur Dodger: Cat rides the bus for free by hopping on and off at his local station...

    12/15/2011 8:03:50 AM PST · by algernonpj · 54 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | December 15, 2011 | Jessica Satherley
    A pet cat named Dodger is living up to his name, by taking free bus trips from his home town. The ginger moggy, who was named after the Artful Dodger from Oliver Twist, has taken to hopping on and off the public transport at the bus station near his home. The 15-year-old cat even sits on bemused passengers’ laps as the bus makes up to 10-mile round trips from Bridport to Charmouth in Dorset. ... A spokesman for bus firm First said they didn’t mind Dodger on their buses but didn’t actively encourage him. ... 'Given this cat is elderly...
  • DC Resident Fined Thousands For Not Recycling Cat Litter

    12/13/2011 9:03:48 PM PST · by bamahead · 52 replies
    Fox 5 - Washington D.C. ^ | December 13, 2011 | Matt Ackland
    WASHINGTON - It's the law in D.C. - recycle or face a fine from the Department of Public Works. But is enforcement of the law going too far? Dupont Circle resident Patricia White says she has been fined eight times for throwing homemade cat litter in her trash. The fines total $2,000. White says she shreds old newspaper and junk mail to use as cat litter. She believes she is helping the environment by reusing the paper and avoiding cat litter you will find in stores. After being fined several times, White says she called the Department of Public Works...
  • VIDEO: Daniel, the 26-Toed Cat, Helps Milwaukee Shelter

    12/13/2011 10:26:14 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 17 replies
    ICanHazCheezburger.com ^ | December 12th, 2011
    Daniel, a kitteh with 26 toes, has become a fundraising force for the Milwaukee Animal Rescue Center, a no-kill organization with a mission of saving animals from facilities where they might be euthanized. The owner of the shelter, Amy Rowell, says that when Daniel arrived, the shelter was on the verge of getting kicked out of its space. But Rowell made Daniel the “spokesperson” of a capital giving campaign. Soon, people began sending $26 donations — $1 for each of Daniel’s toes — to the shelter, and it is reported that they’ve raised $80,000 since October.
  • Military Pets Find Temporary Homes

    12/12/2011 9:35:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Monday, Dec 12, 2011 | Sarah Grieco
    A nonprofit is offering help to troops house their pets during deploymentTroops facing deployment often experience the tricky situation of leaving their pets behind when leaving the country. When Navy Ensign Sykeshia Thurman was about to depart for a five-month tour in the Pacific Ocean, she had a tough time finding someone to take care of her three dogs. Friends volunteered to take care of two her dogs, but she was unable to find a temporary home for her pit bull. "I had no idea what I was going to do," Thurman told our media partner North County Times. "There...
  • Cat's 26 Toes Help Boost Milwaukee Animal Shelter

    12/11/2011 8:49:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Fox6 ^ | Dec 11, 2011
    In a reversal of fortunes, a once-unwanted cat has come to the rescue of an animal shelter in need of a new home. However, this orange-and-white tabby named Daniel is no typical cat. He has a near-record 26 toes, a phenomenon that is helping the nonprofit Milwaukee Animal Rescue Center raise money to relocate to a new building. Normal cats have 18 toes, but Daniel has two extra on each foot due to a genetic mutation called polydactylism.
  • Tommaso the black cat inherits $8.5 million from his Italian owner

    12/10/2011 9:47:16 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 34 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | December 10 2011, | Kevin Deutsch
    Rags to riches tale of kitty who went from living on the streets to lap of luxury once down-on-his-luck stray cat has become the world’s richest kitty — thanks to a childless widow who left him $8.5 million in her will. Tommaso the black cat, who once scoured the streets of Rome for food, can now afford a gilded litter box with the inheritance. In a handwritten will penned shortly before her death last month, Maria Assunta, 94, ordered that the money from her real estate empire should keep the green-eyed feline she rescued in the lap of luxury. Animals...
  • Paw thing: Forget the nine lives, meet the cat with 26 toes ...

    12/09/2011 9:21:39 AM PST · by algernonpj · 32 replies
    DailyMail ^ | Decamber 9 , 2011 | Leon Watson
    In a reversal of fortunes, a once-unwanted cat has come to the rescue of an animal shelter in need of a new home. However, this orange-and-white tabby named Daniel is no typical cat. He has a near-record 26 toes, a phenomenon that is helping the Milwaukee Animal Rescue Center in Wisconsin raise money to relocate to a new building. ... 'I've always been a firm believer that everything happens for a reason and this is definitely the case,' said Amy Rowell, owner of Milwaukee Animal Rescue Center in Greendale. She found Daniel in October at animal control when she went...
  • Need advice on new kittys (vanity)

    12/07/2011 5:03:40 PM PST · by jocon307 · 89 replies
    Free Republic Vanity ^ | 12/07/11 | jocon307
    I need some advice on the two new kittens we adopted Saturday. They are very lethargic.
  • Kittens discarded in cat food bag rescued by dog

    12/07/2011 5:52:44 AM PST · by Daffynition · 59 replies
    CBSNews.com ^ | December 6, 2011 | Michelle Castillo
    (CBS News) Two kittens who were thrown mercilessly into a a bag and then dumped in the middle of the road are now available for adoption from and Iowa rescue group But if it weren't for the heroic actions of dog named Regan, they probably would not have survived. WHOTV reports that the two kittens, named Tipper and Skipper, were sealed in a Meow Mix bag with the rest of the litter, and then left in the street. The bag had been run over by a vehicle, killing some of the kittens and making it difficult to tell exactly how...
  • Reported 'black panther' was a regular cat

    12/02/2011 4:47:02 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 86 replies
    upi ^ | Dec. 2, 2011
    COVINGTON, La.- A Louisiana wildlife official said a "black panther" reported near an office building outside of Covington was actually a domesticated cat. Maria Davidson, who manages the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries large carnivore program, said the feline, which was photographed Wednesday and reported to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office as a panther, was nothing more than an ordinary house cat, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported Friday. "A case of mistaken identity is not uncommon," Davidson said. "Size [of cats)] can be somewhat difficult to determine ... at a distance or with a picture." Experts said the...
  • 12-hr rescue of pregnant cat from bin turns out to be stuffed toy

    11/30/2011 8:27:17 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 37 replies
    Daily Post ^ | 11-30-11
    RESCUERS spent 12 hours trying to save a “pregnant cat” from a clothes recycling bin – only to discover it was a squeaky toy. The alarm was raised on Monday evening when a woman heard a miaow sound coming from the recycling bins in Moelfre, Anglesey. With a heavily pregnant cat Puss-Puss missing in the village people raced down to the clothes bin to free the animal which continued to miaow. But the locks had been tampered with and they were unable to free the “cat” despite trying until 11pm at night with a grinder and calling in the fire...
  • Oskar the Blind Kitten and His Buddy Klaus [video]

    11/26/2011 10:29:50 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 3, 2011 | Mick12321kciM
    -snip- For those who don't know this, Oskar was born blind and Klaus has one ear that lays flat due to some structural damage he sustained way before we adopted him. He has never told us what happened.
  • ‘Meow’trage at Algonquin

    11/25/2011 4:30:39 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    nypost ^ | 10:49 AM, November 23, 2011 | STEVE CUOZZO
    The city Department of Health & Mental Hygiene has sunk its claws into another beloved New York institution — The Algonquin hotel’s lobby cat. Matilda III — the latest in an illustrious line of free-roaming Algonquin felines — has been banished from the lobby lounge, leaving guests fruitlessly searching for her under chairs and sofas. Prodded by Nanny Bloomberg, the DOH has been socking restaurants with steep fines for minor violations — and slapping dreaded “C” ratings on places where no one was known to get sick. Some places are taking no chances, eliminating popular features before the DOH can...
  • VIDEO: Oskar the Blind Kitteh’s First Toys

    11/21/2011 11:05:35 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 60 replies
    ICanHazCheezburger.com ^ | November 21st, 2011
    When last we met Oskar, he was embroiled in an epic battle with a hair dryer. Oskar’s hoomins recently uploaded this video of Oskar, shot only a day after adopting him, playing with toys for the first time. From Oskar’s hoomins: Since he is completely blind (born without formed eyeballs) we gave him some balls with bells inside. As you can tell, he can “see” them by using his ears! He is such a happy and inspiring cat — we are blessed to have him with us. Oskar is a blessing, indeed!
  • What a cat-hat-strophe: Grumpy moggies look less than impressed after ...

    11/20/2011 1:02:07 PM PST · by algernonpj · 36 replies
    DailyMail ^ | November 20, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    These moggies were left feeling a little furtive after their eccentric owner got them to model her bizarre range of cat hats. The barmy bonnets were designed by businesswoman Carolyn Cooling of Houston, Texas, for her business Pampered Whiskers. Carolyn, who insists that wearing hats is 'natural' for cats, recruited the help of Dodger the tabby and Hoot the longhair as models, but they didn't seem too impressed with the results. ...
  • More cats than inmates at Fla. prison set to close

    11/19/2011 1:04:19 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 26 replies
    BELLE GLADE — Authorities say dozens of cats that sneaked into a South Florida prison will be found new homes before the facility closes next month. As many as 80 cats have burrowed under fences and taken up residence at the state-run prison in Belle Glade. Prisoners have been feeding the animals, even though rules prohibit that.
  • Murder Suspect Said ‘Aliens’ Killed Father, According to Neighbors

    11/13/2011 12:01:55 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    Danvers Patch ^ | November 12, 2011 | Molly Buccini and Les Masterson
    Neighbors describe "constant fighting" at the residence.After his father was fatally stabbed, a 24-year-old Danvers man reportedly told neighbors Saturday morning that “aliens” killed his father. He also allegedly told neighbors that aliens in the woods were killing people and that the neighbors needed to save his cats, according to neighbors who spoke to Danvers Patch. The Danvers man, who the D.A's office identified as Stephen Anastasi, reportedly killed his father, 60-year-old John Anastasi at 2 Auburn St. sometime before 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Neighbors said that at 10:30 a.m. the suspect went to a nearby Colby Road residence with his...
  • Purr-fect picture: A real-life game of cat and mouse ...

    11/14/2011 6:01:07 AM PST · by algernonpj · 52 replies
    DailyMail ^ | November 13, 2011 | Craig Mackenzie
    Most people might have a rough day once in a while, but it will never be as bad as the one suffered by this little mouse. He ended up becoming dish of the day for a playful cat, which showed off its ball skills by batting it into the air with such force it did a mid-air somersault. This once-in-a-life-time picture was captured by Californian pet owner Angelo DeSantis when he arrived at his home in Grass Valley, Nevada.