Cats

I’m in love with the shape of … mew? Much like his bestie Taylor Swift, ginger singer Ed Sheeran has a thing for cats. And, as it turns out, the feeling is mutual. Japan’s tiny Ainoshima island is a pussycat paradise, and its furry inhabitants are trying to woo the singer with a special invitation to
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“My grandfather’s famous quote was ‘courage is grace under pressure,’ but I think this is taking it too far,” said Mariel Hemingway when she heard that the manager of her family’s historic home, the Hemingway House in Key West, Florida, had decided to stay with the 54 cats that live on the property despite the
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Matching the right human with the right cat is critical in feline rescue. By: Torrey Wiley Part of me really wanted to keep Dulcie, the ragdoll I was fostering. Now that she felt secure, she was following me around the house and showing what a truly affectionate cat she was. The other cats seemed
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The world’s longest cat is here to reach into your heart with his supermodel limbs. Arcturus Aldebaran Powers, a Savannah cat from Ann Arbor, Michigan, is now the World’s Largest Domestic Cat according to Guinness World Records, measuring just more than 29 in. Kevin Scott Ramos/GWR The 2-year-old cat weighs 30 lbs. and keeps his
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A wild morning came to a tragic end on Wednesday in Henry County, Georgia. According to 11 Alive, the Henry County Police Department first received calls about a large tiger prowling I-75 on Wednesday morning. Officers responded to the calls and quickly located the animal. Once they had visual confirmation, the police called animal experts
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Parasites your outdoor cat brings into the house may put you at risk. By: Jorge Gonzalez Last week I posted on the common maladies of indoor cats. Outdoor cats get their turn now. The outdoor cats I see come in 2 varieties. There are the indoor/outdoor cats who get veterinary care and have a good home
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When you think of big cat battles, you probably imagine two snarling, clawing, ferocious beasts protecting what is theirs in this savage world. You probably don’t think about two fully grown creatures plopping down to exchange verbal barbs and occasionally catty paw pokes. But that is exactly what one traveler in Kokadjo, Maine, witnessed. During
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If a pet isn’t grooming themselves regularly, pseudocoprostasis (or dingleberries) may result. By: zaimoku_woodpile You know the sort of world where your shoulder bag priorities are having separate pockets for poop bags and dogs treats, whereas your pet-less friend only tolerates a designer name hanging off her arm? In my parallel universe, there are often
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Many of you are familiar with the Christopher Nolan film Inception, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon Levitt and Ellen Page. It’s all about dreams inside dreams inside dreams (I think). This is a lot like that, except it’s just a single cat photo instead of a 2 hour and 28 minute movie. Time to prepare yourself for
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Pet holidays remind us of how much our pets mean to us. By: Stewart Black Some holidays are easy to remember. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, for example, are holidays that we have no trouble remembering. But there is a whole slew of holidays that pass quietly every year, save a social media post or 2.
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Even indoor cats can suffer from flea allergies. By: mlcollins Cats are fabulous creatures and usually lead long and healthy lives. Though sturdy little beasts, however, they are still prone to certain syndromes and diseases. Luckily, felines respond well to medical intervention if we can figure out the root cause of what’s bugging them and
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The tweet that set off shockwaves in the cat lover community. By: meanpIastic A cute, curly-haired, orange kitten became an instant sensation on Twitter after a photo was posted with the caption “I’ve never seen a cat with curls until now.” The response was unbelievable — thousands of fans retweeted and thousands more liked the
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This article first appeared on Hello Giggles. According to superstition, it’s bad luck for a black cat to cross your path. But what about a green cat? Well, if you’ve ever found yourself in Bulgaria, this emerald-colored cat may have given you a moment of … paws. (Sorry, we couldn’t help it!) Fancy feast your
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These days, we’re closer to our pets than ever before. By: barnimages Julie Tichota was an artist who drew cat angels — beautiful, realistic-looking cat angels with soul-piercing eyes that were based on her own Maine coons. One of them, Gracie, was especially beloved and died when a routine spay surgery went horribly wrong. The
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Make sure you follow your pet’s medication instructions to the letter. By: Laura D’Alessandro What’s the hardest part about being a pet’s human? Probably caring about them so deeply, especially when that fur friend is unwell, in pain or unable to do what makes them purr or wag. But don’t feel helpless — for better
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School is stressful. Finding just the right clothes, attracting just the right people, taking all the right classes — the list is endless. Our pets may not feel precisely the same back-to-school pressure, but there are times they can definitely relate. The upside to being a pet, though, is that you pretty much look cute
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These kitties are rolling in kibble. A Bronx, New York, widow recently died and left $300,000 to her two cats, Troy and Tiger, reports the New York Post. The late Ellen Frey-Wouters wrote in her will that the large sum should be used to care for the kitties and keep them from ever ending up
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When you’re a pet owner, keeping your dog or cat healthy and safe is paramount.  Our animals love us and shower us with affection; educating ourselves about potential dangers inside the home (and outside in the yard) is a necessary part of being a responsible pet parent. In the latest PEOPLE Pet Vet episode, Dr.
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How do you turn a dog frown upside down? For Flora, a 100-lb. malamute who had recently lost her best friend Dexter, a 20-year-old cat, the best medicine was a handful of kittens. The passing of this special cat left a void in Flora’s life. Although they came from different worlds (and different species), Flora
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That’s a lot of bones! During this year’s Clear the Shelters — an annual event presented by NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations during which shelters waive or reduce adoption fees — more than 60,000 dogs and cats found new homes. (At press time, the number was 68,908, as some organizations keep the event going for several
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It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day! Renowned for their storied history throughout the ages, black cats have made and continue to make big breaks in “The Biz.” These kitties are some of the earliest felines to grace the big screen and represent some of the most recognizable whiskered faces on TV. While all black cats are
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