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Could 'Catios,' a.k.a. 'Cat Patios,' Prevent Cats from Destroying the Planet?

It might sound like something out of "Portlandia," but advocates say these enclosures can prevent cats from killing birds en masse.<p>There are an estimated 50 million feral cats living in America right now. That's not <i>outdoor</i> cats, the ones who roam the neighborhood but whose owners call them in at …

International Cat Day 2015: Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Other Feline-Loving Celebrities

From Ed Sheeren to Karty Perry, there are many celebrities who love cats<p>We just celebrated World Tiger Day, and now it is time to celebrate their …

Purina fights lawsuit claiming Beneful makes dogs deathly ill

Virginia Burgardt blames Nestlé Purina PetCare, the second largest selling pet food maker behind Mars Petcare, for nearly killing her Great Dane …

Cats pushing things off counters, because #caturday

Cats are notorious for not caring much about anything other than their own agendas. They want fed NOW, clean water NOW, litter cleaned NOW, petted …

PSA: Tomorrow is a nationwide pet adoption event to Clear the Shelters

If you’ve been thinking about adopting a pet (and really, you should!), tomorrow just might be your day. Hundreds of shelters are joining forces …

26 Classy Cat Tattoos Every Cat Lover Will Adore

Whiskers, silhouettes, and paw prints, oh my!

What Cats REALLY Mean When They Purr, Meow Or Rub Against You

Your cat is trying to tell you something. Get with the program.<p>Think you understand your cat <i>purr</i>-fectly? You want want to double check.<p>A new video from New York Magazine's Science of Us series explains, via scientific research, what your cat really means when it purrs, rubs against your leg or …

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This guy hacked his pet feeder to reward his cat for finding ‘prey’

Cats get a bad rap when it comes to laziness. Lasagna-loving Garfield, for example. This cat is lazy and scoops its food out of its bowl so it can …

Raw pet food sales are booming, but are the products safe?

Along with serving grain-free, organic and all natural foods to their cats and dogs, more Americans are dishing out raw food to their pets. In the …

Hints From Heloise: Time for amusement

Dear Readers: If you are taking your family to an AMUSEMENT OR THEME PARK for one day or a few, I have some hints for you.<p>Planning can save you time and money. Visit the park’s Web site so you will know operating hours, policies and show schedules.<p>Here are some more hints gathered from my readers …

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This Man Called The Police Because His Girlfriend Let A Cat Eat His Bacon

This clip reveals a few things about the way things are done across the pond in England. First, there’s clearly no shortage of people willing to call the police over the actions of cats all around the globe. We’ve seen this thing many times before and it’s really not a shock at this point. Cats are …

Battersea Dogs Home Reveals Huge Surge In Abandoned Pets Over Summer Holidays

Pet owners are abandoning their dogs to jet off on holiday, according to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.<p>The pets home said that they have seen a huge …

Cat Helps You Get Beach Body Ready

Happy summer, everyone! I know what you're thinking. "Tater, where have you been?!" Where <i>haven't</i> I been? It's summer! I've buried my paws in the cool sands of my litterbox, basked in the sun-laden windowsill, run screaming from the flowing waters of the bathroom faucet (Felicia, I am not getting my …

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RFID-Enabled Feeder Makes Cats Work for Their Meals

The noble and majestic house cat stalks its prey.<p>What's the point of training a cat if you can't also train them to use high-tech gizmos?<p>Ben Millam understood this more than most, and built an RFID-tracking device that automatically feeds his cat, Monkey, when triggered. All Monkey has to do is …

Kitten snugglers wanted! Sign us up!

Kitten snuggling. It’s a thing. An actual volunteer job that exists in the real world. Who knew such an awesome gig existed? Surely there must be a …

Earth - The only way to shoot a wild cat

Possibly the world’s best-loved predators, cats truly capture our imagination.<p>While wild cats undoubtedly rule the food chain, they face a constant threat from poaching and habitat loss.<p>To celebrate the wonderful wild cat, we’re challenging the <b>Earth Capture</b> community to share their best photographs …

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Minnesota's feline fanatics repurpose baseball stadium for cat video festival

The Internet Cat Video Festival in St Paul expects 12,000 people to attend the fourth instalment, which is dedicated to the recently killed Cecil the lion<p>For many, cat videos are an addicting distraction from mundane daily activities, such as work or household chores. But in Minnesota, cat videos …

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25 Cats Who Are 100% You

These cats understand your struggle.

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If you're feeling sad, just watch this teeny kitten learn to drink water

Look guys, drinking water can be hard, especially when you’re a cat. I know this as a fact, because my own cat — French Fry — has to spill the entire …

Science Proves Your Cat Has The Eyes Of A Vicious Killer

Cats are, of course, adorable: We love them, we snuggle them, we wear sweaters emblazoned with them. And that includes their adorable little eyes. Which science just proved evolved to make them more efficient killing machines!<p>The efficiency of domesticated cats as environment-wrecking predators is …

A Dying Owner Wrote A Heartfelt Letter To Her Shy Cat's Future Family

The letter was dropped off at the Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center, along with a cat named Susie.<p>The shelter said that although many people have offered to adopt Susie since her story was picked up by the media, most of them aren't local.<p>BuzzFeed News has contacted the shelter …

Pet Adoption

At least 77 cats taken from abandoned house in Belmont Central

Animal control workers and a rescue organization have taken at least 77 cats from an abandoned house in the Belmont Central neighborhood and plan to remove more.<p>More than 100 cats may have been in the brick bungalow in the 6200 block of West Roscoe Street, which was abandoned and improperly boarded …

Man builds cool feeding machine that allows cat to hunt for food

Here kitty kitty! Cats, they've got minds of their own. They roam around like they're on a mission, and often find themselves getting into mysterious places, searching for what seems like hidden treasures. But perhaps all they're really looking for is a little mouse — think "Tom and Jerry" and …

Marco Rubio's anti-abortion argument: Human DNA, not cat DNA.

Last week, Byron York of the <i>Washington Examiner</i> asked why Marco Rubio, who was considered to be "a new member of the top tier in the Republican race" …

5 Things We Learned at the Museum of Moving Images' “How Cats Took Over the Internet”

As we all know, the human population is divided into two types: cat people and dog people. I’ve always identified as the latter, and consequently have spent the past 20 years (give or take) blithely ignorant of the Internet viral cat video phenomenon.<p>But suddenly I’ve been presented with a …

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The Life Of A Blind Kitten Becomes The Year’s Most Magical Indie Game

Wanderment is a particles-based 3-D platformer in which you have to guide a blind kitten back home<p>Is there anything sadder than a blind kitten? Yet <i>Wanderment</i>, a new indie game by developer Andrew Wang, makes the journey of a blind kitten across town into one of the joyous, magical interactive …

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Live life from a cat’s perspective as Trip chases a laser pointer

GoPro cameras have already allowed us to live vicariously through many lenses, from skydiving to diving below the ocean waves. But now, we’re being …

This Cat Always Looks Confused And It's Super Cute

Tilly the ragdoll was rescued by the RSPCA and nurtured back to full health.

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