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By Jason Culverhouse | All cats all the time. Covering care, humor, science, and history of house cats, kittens and the people that love them.

Caturday felid trifecta: a cat of negotiable affections, cat cafe closes because it ran out of cats, and cats in academia

I was going to call this cat, Nala, a “whorecat,” but then I realized I’d be cat-shaming, so I will call her “a cat of negotiable …

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Please Pay No Mind to This Anti-Cat Propaganda

There is an insidious rumor floating about the internet this week. I am speaking of the news reports claiming that dogs love their humans "five times …

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San Jose, Calif. Residents Mistake Neighbor’s 27-Pound, 4-Foot-Long Cat for Wild Animal

A gigantic pet cat was mistaken for a wild animal, scaring the owner’s neighbors repeatedly, in San Jose, California.The gigantic cat weighs in at 27 …

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Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flóra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …

Cat Comes to Safeway Store Every Morning to Hang out with Customers

A cat named Cecil has been a loyal ‘usher’ to the Safeway store in Portland, Oregon. He comes to the store almost every morning and spends his time …

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10+ Cats Who Got Stung By Bees And Wasps

Cat’s Nose After Losing A Battle With A BeesourceWaffles Also Had An Unfortunate Run-in With A BeesourceA Friend’s Cat Got Stung On The ChinsourceCat …

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5 Thanksgiving Foods to Share with Your Cat

I know when it's 4 p.m. every day because that's the exact moment when my 3-year-old Calico, Puddin’, starts meowing for her afternoon hors d'oeuvre, a cucumber peel. While most pet owners know they should avoid human food, it's not always easy when you realize how much happiness can come from a …

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This Man Found a Cat With Extra Toes in a Shelter and Did Something Incredible

This handsome guy has seven toes on three paws and six toes on the other. Talk about unique!

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Cats take over G20 stage in Turkey

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Three cats took over the stage at the G20 Leader's Summit in Antalya, Turkey.

Barack Obama and Vladimir …

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22 Times Cats Made No Sense

Cats are weird.

Cats, man. They are weirdos who do lots of strange things.

1. Such as putting effort into opening a door when there is a cat door readily available.

2. Or sleeping with a paper bag on their head, and being moody about its removal.

3. They will see an expanse of space and decide to face …

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Your cat is way scarier than you thought

Your cat is super cuddly and adorable… and also kind of terrifying. And before you say, “No, not my little Fluffy McMeows! She wouldn’t hurt a fly,” …

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A new study shows that cats actually aren’t more aloof than dogs, they’re just wilder, graaawr

As long as there have been cats and dogs, there have been cat people and dog people. I can’t help but wonder if there’s truly a way to love both …

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‘Shake Cats’, A Beautiful Photo Series That Features Felines Shaking Off Water While Grooming

Animal photographer Carli Davidson has again expanded her wonderful “Shake” photo series to include those of the feline species, a project that took …

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Sotheby's Is Auctioning Off What Might Be the World's Largest Cat Painting

Like art, love cats, and have $200,000 to $300,000 lying around? On November 3, as part of its 19th Century European Art sale, Sotheby’s is selling …

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Use This Infographic To Decode Your Cat’s Body Language

I didn’t really know why she didn’t want me to pet her, but I knew enough to stop. Actually, the hissing kind of scared me. I was a tiny kid, after …

Mind-Blowing Photorealistic Pencil Drawings of Cats

You don't have to be a cat lover to appreciate this. It's been awhile since we checked up on artist Paul Lung. Over two years ago, we came across his incredible pencil drawings and were blown away by the just how much they resembled photographed. If you can believe it, over the past two years, Lung …

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How to Stop Cats From Peeing in the House

Because cats are fastidious about their own cleanliness, they also want their litter boxes to be kept clean. Some cat owners don't empty the litter …

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Your Cat Doesn’t Need You, Study Finds

Cats don't seem to attach to their owners the way dogs do

Your cat doesn’t really need you, new study suggests.

According to a new study published in PLOS One journal, cats show little to no separation anxiety when they’re away from their owners and if/when they decide to stick around their human, …

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Kitty Who Steals His Neighbors' Belongings Is The Cutest Crook Around

"Looks like he steals hearts as well as shoes!"

You better keep a close eye on your belongings, because you never know when this cat burglar's gonna strike.

Snorri Sturluson, a 2-year-old cat who lives in Portland, Oregon, has a knack for swiping items from around his neighborhood -- especially …

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This Kitten Just Met This Baby Owl, And What Happened Next Is Too Much For Words.

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I’m starting to think Japan might just be a magical animal land from a children’s book. We already knew they had owl cafes, and in one of …

Top tips for a cat-friendly garden

A guide to creating a haven for your feline friends, with advice on what to plant and what to avoid

Cats, you either love them or loathe them. Quite often the gardener's foe, they stir up strong feelings among some green-fingered people. However, if you are a cat-owner, cat-lover or just rather …

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India's Tigers May Be Rebounding, in Rare Success for Endangered Species

New population numbers reflect better tracking and progress against poaching, say scientists.

More money has been spent on tiger conservation than on preserving any other species in the world, yet wildlife biologists have been seemingly unable to stop the decline of the iconic big cat in the face of …

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Your Pet Says More About Your Personality Than You Might Think

Cat people and dog people really do have different personality traits, new research suggests. People who own cats tend to be more creative, adventurous, and anxious. Dog owners, on the other hand, tend to be more extroverted, secure, and risk-averse.

Those differences were seen in a fascinating new …

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