Pure white cats with blue eyes are beautiful and also more likely to be deaf. That’s no reason not to fall in love, but it’s something cat owners need to know to keep their cats safe and healthy. “Hereditary deafness is a major concern in white cats, and even more so if one or both of […]
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The two kittens in this video were orphaned at just three or four days of age.
Stray and feral cats will be well-fed, thanks to the recent donation from the New York City Feral Cat Initiative.
Life is complicated. Dan Smith says he doesn’t own a cat, but he sometimes visits his estranged wife who lives in another town and feeds a feral feline named Winnie. He was still fined $276 for failing to license Winnie and chose to go to jail rather than pay. And news outlets all over Canada […]
“My friend who grows oysters in Japan leaves styrofoam boxes around for the feral cats near her plant. They love them in the winter.” Shared with us by Chris Field. Thanks Chris!
Stripes aren’t the only thing this kitten has in common with a tiger.
This cat family lives, naps and plays in their own special room at the Kitten Rescue Sanctuary, a private shelter and sanctuary facility that houses around 100 cats in a cage-free setting. Now you can get to know them and check in on them, 24-7, via cat cam and YouTube, to see what’s up. Founded […]
An unidentified Connecticut woman raced into the path of an oncoming snowplow to stop the driver and rescue a young female cat who was being shoveled into a snowbank. Today, the cat is recovering and the unknown woman, identified only as “Michelle,” is responsible for saving her life. That’s the story emerging from news reports […]
Sometimes, matches between people and cats are just meant to be.
We found these tips on catsofel.com Feral cat caretakers, here are some quick tips to help you and your colonies get through the cold winter months: Donated Digs Ask your community to donate storage bins (like Rubbermaid). Line the bins with Styrofoam, cut out a doorway and voila! Instant shelter. Build it Better Got handy […]
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Check out what happens when a wild Pallas cat realizes it’s being spied on by a camera. This stocky but lightning-fast cat lives at high elevations in the Tibetan Plateau and is about the same size as a domestic cat. It is solitary, suspicious and fascinating. Here’s another video of four-month-old Pallas kittens in captivity that […]
When science and the innate knowledge of cat lovers come together it can only mean one thing. Cats may have been domesticated for a very long time. Well, maybe science had more to determine that than cat lovers, but, nonetheless, it appears that may be the case. Scientists have been able to trace the origins […]
Nothing is scarier than doing what you can to take care of your kitten and nothing seems to make a difference. When it perplexes the veterinary staff, it only compounds matters.
The day after Christmas, Jeneve Brooks lost her cat. She admitted it was her own fault, but learned some amazing lessons in the aftermath, for which she is eternally grateful.
Are you ready for a comedy about two nerdy, intense cat men who will stop at nothing to find their stolen fur baby, Keanu, who is in the running to become what Slashfilm.com calls “the cutest kitten in the history of ever.” Keegan Michael Key as Clarence is his usual hyperbolic self when he goes […]
Bad enough that the driver of the Golf Volkswagen didn’t stop, but imagine the horror at seeing your cat being run over. That’s exactly what happened to Matt Strong. Or so he thought.
Believe it or not, it was more difficult to procure tickets to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, than anyone expected. Certainly, for Joel Shepard, video curator of the center, it was a surprise. Seven screenings completely sold out with people seeking tickets via Craigslist and emailing Shepard pleading for his assistance at gaining admission.
Former Marine Robert Connell couldn’t wait to see his long lost friend, Hemi the cat. So when a snow storm hit and grounded air travel, he drove 1,700 miles to be reunited with the cat that meant everything to him. “Before I had kids, the only thing I could connect to in life was a […]
Most cats hate the winter weather as much as we do.