Jody Scott Ewen

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The Fine Art of the 'Blep': Why Cats Stick Their Tongues Out

Have you ever turned to look at your cat, only to notice he's staring off into space, totally zoned out, with his tongue sticking out? Cats are …

Pets

People Hear Cries For Help Beneath Recently-Poured Cement

"It's crazy that he's still alive, but I'm so happy.”<p>When Meike Vielsack’s beloved cat, Jimmy, went missing from her home in Germany last month, she …

Pets

Giant 33-Pound Shelter Cat Finds Best Family To Love Him

“I just wanted to take him home, clean him up and care for him.”<p>When Mike Wilson and Megan Hanneman decided to drop by the Humane Society of West …

Pets

Wondering If Your Cat Loves You? It's All in How They Blink, Experts Say

Ever wondered, "Does my cat love me?" If so, you're definitely not alone. After all, felines are quite mysterious when it comes to showing affection, …

Pets

The complicated truth about a cat’s purr

Our cats may purr when we pet and tickle them, but it’s a much more complicated form of communication than we've assumed.<p>We <i>think</i> we know what a cat’s purr means.<p>It is arguably the most recognisable sign of animal contentment: a pleasurable rasp that erupts whenever a cat is tickled or petted, the …

Pets

Stop Everything And Watch This Cat Who Loves The Ocean

Hello, friends. This is a "cat."<p>Katie Notopoulos<p>(I drew this myself from memory after years of seeing cats. Because I know about cats, ok?)<p>Well, …

Pets

Cat pokes head through hole in the ceiling, achieves instant fame

There are some mysteries in this world far too intense and confusing for us to ever even dream of getting to the bottom of.<p>Aliens. The meaning of …

Sweetest Shelter Cat Hugs Everyone He Meets

“You can just pick him up, and he will wrap his arms around you like a baby orangutan and just hang on.”<p>Lots of cats love to cuddle, but a 3-year-old …

Tiny Kitten Who Lost Her Mom Convinces Stray Dog To Adopt Her

They both desperately needed a friend.<p>Junior the kitten took one look at Amira the dog and decided Amira should be her mom — and the kitten wasn’t …

Why You're Probably Training Your Cat All Wrong

Domesticated<p>Yes, they're independent and willful, but felines can be taught certain behaviors—to the benefit of both cat and human.<p>Training has always been part of the deal when you own a dog, though methods have changed a lot over the generations. Cats are a different story—but they shouldn’t …

Pets

15 Things That Happen When You Get a Cat

Prior to sharing your home with a feline, everything was in order. You would come home to find that the cushions were still positioned nicely on the …

Sweetest Mother Cat Adopts Orphaned Kitten — Then Another and Another

"It’s like she wants to adopt any child there is. She has such a mother’s heart.”<p>When a mom loves, she loves unconditionally.<p>This rings especially …

This Is the Right Way to Pet Your Cat (Pictures Included!)

Good touch/bad touch isn’t only for humans.<p>Maybe you have one of those cats who purrs wherever you touch her. Or maybe you have a cat who reacts to …

Why does my cat yowl at the water dish before drinking?

<b>DEAR JOAN:</b> I’m hoping you might help me understand what my cat is feeling or saying.<p>I have an 18-year-old female, spayed, doll-face Persian cat named …

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

People Are Sharing Pictures Of Their Cats In Response To This 18-Year-Old's Odd Situation

After seven boys demanded to see Ari Chiorazzi's cat Tigger, she tweeted about it, and now hundreds of people have replied with pics of their own cats.<p>"Children are so strange i just had seven (7) young boys on my front porch demanding to see my cat. they had a leader. i opened the door and before …

12 Health Problems Cats Can Have That You Never Realized

Cats pretty much do what they want. And, maybe you don't know that your feline friends are also super stoic, which is why there arehealth problems …

26-Year-Old Cat Had Nowhere To Go — Until Woman Saw His Facebook Post

"His one true love is food. I'm feeding him as much as he wants because I feel like he's 26 and he deserves it."<p>Thomas was surrendered to a shelter …

Pets

A ‘kitty portal’ opened up in this guy’s garden and now he has 24 kittens

Imagine going into your garden one day and finding a pile of tiny kittens.<p>Wouldn’t that simply be <i>the dream</i>?<p>Well, that’s exactly what happened to Mike …

Meet Izzy and Zoë - 2 Unforgettable Sisters

611 Shares<p>Resembling a cuddly teddy bear, the British Shorthair is a cat breed of enormous popularity! Their lineage can be traced back to Roman …

Kitten Brothers Do The Cutest Thing So They'll Be Adopted Together

They're completely inseparable ❤️<p>Marlow and Mittens were two tiny kittens found together as strays — but no one realized just how close they really …

'Jeopardy!' Contestant Hides His Famous Past, But Viewers Catch On

Now he's a 58-year-old "entrepreneur."<p>When “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek introduced Paris Themmen as an “entrepreneur” and “avid backpacker” on Tuesday night’s show, he failed to note that his guest had a famous past.<p>And Themmen didn’t mention it either.<p>But you can’t fool viewers, who quickly …

Willy Wonka

Why Cats "Blep," According to Science

Put that tongue away! Or not.<p>Cats do a lot of adorably bizarre things that simultaneously enrich our lives and wreak havoc upon them. But perhaps …

Pets

Dog Refuses to Leave Motherless Kitten’s Side and the Photos Are Precious!

Interspecies animal friendships always give us all the feels! This time, we are swooning over Pretzel the kitten and her pal Morty the dog. Just a …

Cute Animals

Why Cats "Knead Dough," According to Science

There's actually a reason, we promise.<p>Most cat behavior is heartwarming and deeply confusing. Perhaps the most obvious example is something there’s …

Kitten Won't Stop Meowing for His Sister, So Owner Returns to the Shelter for Her

There are few things more precious than the bond between siblings — and that <i>definitely</i> includes cat siblings. One look at Ares and Aphrodite is all …

Siblings

Cat plague is back after nearly 40 years in hiding – here's what you need to know

A deadly feline disease is now spreading between cats after hiding in nature for nearly 40 years. Multiple cases of feline parvovirus, also known as …

A Disabled Cat Excitedly Scoots to the Door to Greet His Human As Soon as He Hears Him in the Hallway

Upon hearing his human in the hallway, a beautiful rescued tuxedo named “GentlemanCat” whose back legs are paralyzed, excitedly scooted his way over …

Pets

Cat Realized Her Human Didn’t Appreciate Live ‘Presents,’ So She Started Bringing Him Leaves!

If you have ever shared a home with a cat, you are probably already well-versed on how some cats will bring “gifts” to you from outside. The gesture …

Computer scientist uncovers clue to deciphering one of the most mysterious books in the world

“She made recommendations to the priest …”<p>And that, mysteriously, is the start of an enigmatic medieval book that has baffled experts for generations …