Cats

Wonder Woman seems like a suitable nickname for Nora. The 6-month-old feline survived a steep fall from a sixth floor window last week. The death-defying kitty didn’t walk away unscathed, however. Her fall onto a busy Boston street left her with a traumatic brain injury, as well as lung and facial trauma – but she’s expected
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With radios everywhere — our cars, our homes, on our phones — it’s hard to avoid the summer hits that get heavy play. This year’s early frontrunner for earworm of the summer is “Despacito,” the Luis Fonsi song featuring Daddy Yankee. The song has been remixed with Justin Bieber and has over 2 BILLION plays on YouTube,
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Hey, kitty: If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you? Luckily this purr-ticular young cat won’t be answering that fateful question. On Saturday, California Highway Patrol in Marin started receiving reports of a stray kitten stuck in the middle of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, according to CBS 5. The animal-loving officers
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The phrase “We all scream for ice cream” isn’t restricted to just our species. Tito, Kirsten Dunst‘s adopted feline, is quite vocal about his love for the creamy treat. The Beguiled actress told PEOPLE that she discovered Tito’s deep devotion to ice cream with her fiancé Jesse Plemons. “He was finishing the last of a
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If you are considering adding an animal to your life, adoption is an amazing option. By making this choice you are saving two lives: the pet you are adopting and the one you are making room for in the shelter. But for some, the animals available in shelters are not exotic or expensive enough. One
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Survival for humans who contract rabies is rare. By: smerikal Just hearing the word “rabies” is enough to bring on a chill of fear. And rightfully so; rabies is a serious issue worldwide. If symptoms of rabies appear, this disease has an almost 100 percent mortality rate in humans and is 100 percent fatal
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Home: Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an adoptable pet every week. Today, in honor of Adopt a Shelter Cat month, meet Fannie, a one-eyed kitty who earned her name through an unfortunate set of circumstances. The 7-year-old cat, now in the
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This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com From a futuristic cat carrier to the comfiest dog bed ever, these products were made to pamper your pet. Mod Carrier U-pet This well-ventilated space-age backpack keeps a cat or small dog (up to 16 pounds) comfy and safe. You can swap out the acrylic window for a mesh-front
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Today is all about self love because it’s #NationalSelfieDay! It’s time to switch to your front-facing camera and try out all those Snapchat filters. If you are new to the selfie game, don’t worry. We have some of the furriest, most adorable and ‘like’-able gurus to help you out. When it comes to social media,
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Jeff is a people person. When the ginger cat sees a human, he has to hug them. Jeff’s special talent was discovered when he was moved to the ASPCA from a different New York City shelter. Soon after arriving, the 4-year-old tabby started reaching for anyone who opened his cage. Turns out these moves weren’t
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Home: Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an adoptable pet every week. Today, in honor of Adopt a Shelter Cat month, meet Spike, a feline who is having trouble finding forever because of his age. If you ask Spike, age ain’t nothing
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The staff at the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C., can’t believe their eyes. In their midst is a 35-lb. cat named Symba, who is carrying around an unbelievable amount of extra weight (more than his animated namesake). Humane Rescue Alliance “HRA staff have seen a lot —but we’ve never seen a 35 pound cat!” says
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Maybe cats can read. North Carolina makeup artist Mary Irwin’s cat Babou recently went missing from her home. Like may pet owners who end up in this overwhelming and upsetting position, Irwin made “missing” signs to post around her neighborhood. The signs included a physical description of Babou and a rather honest overview of the
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Pancho the cat is one of many who are now without a home due to the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in West London. Thankfully, the feline escaped the fatal inferno with his life. According to The Telegraph, Pancho was saved from the blaze and brought to nearby St. Clement’s Church to join other displaced victims.
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Pet owners will do just about anything to keep their fur babies happy.  Turns out, that can be a turn off to singles out there who aren’t pet parents. Woodstream recently surveyed 1,000 people about their pet peeves when it comes to pets and dating, and there are some clear furry deal breakers out there.
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You’ve talked to the sitter about walks, but what about pet emergencies? By: Acid Pix Summertime is just around the corner — and so is vacation madness. Panicky phone calls from pet sitters abound during high vacation periods. I urge both the pet’s humans and sitters to anticipate emergency situations and establish plans of action
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Turns out there are such things as cat burglars and cat burglar catchers. Binky is a brave feline from Indianapolis, who recently caught a thief, according to KOAA. A man tried to break into Cynthia Kootz’s home by repeatedly banging on the door. When Kootz awoke and told the intruder to leave, he ignored her
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After his beloved 20-year-old travel companion, a deaf and blind cat named Lily, ran off and got lost during a trip to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this past February, Raymond McNamara posted fliers and searched desperately for the feline for more than three weeks, until finally accepting that she had likely died and he would never
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Cats and carpeting don’t always get along. By: Jacob Haas Years ago, one of my mom’s friends put woven-grass wallpaper in her dining room. It gave the room a wonderfully open and natural look. That’s what her 3 cats thought, too. You could just see they were thinking, “Nice textured stuff. Now we don’t have
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Sometimes you can surprise yourself. Dolly the cat thought she wouldn’t like sticking her face in a plastic cup, turns out she loves it! Dolly’s mom, public relations consultant Audrey Gelman, decided to see just how curious her new kitty is, and set up a plastic cup for her to walk into and documented the
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