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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.

Quit your job and get paid to cuddle cats all day

Imagine a world where you could spend your days cuddling adorable fluffy kittens.<p>A Dublin-based veterinary clinic is making that dream a reality as they're advertising a "cat cuddler" role. It sounds like the best job in the world.<p>Just Cats veterinary clinic in Clonsilla, Dublin, is looking for a …

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Cat goes to groomer for a trim – but returns looking like a goblin wearing a cat mask

We’ve all had that moment in the hairdressers when we look in the mirror and think, ‘What have you done to my head, you swine?’<p>Student reveals …

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Cat Helps Saves Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Owner Says

A Holly Springs, North Carolina man says his family’s cat helped save him, his wife and two young children from carbon monoxide poisoning, according …

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Oregon cops issue "verbal warning" to armed cat in a tree

After receiving a report of a cat in a tree holding an assault rifle, the Newport Oregon Police Department attended the scene, and, after …

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The Mysterious Cat-Men Of Japan

For years people have been greeted by a strange and adorable sight in the shopping arcades and streets of Tokyo- the mysterious Cat-Men, who wheel …

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Adorable cat does trust falls right into our hearts

We've seen dogs do trust falls. Now even cats are doing it.<p>That's right. Even an animal that instinctively does not trust humans, will never trust humans (even though we feed them, shelter them, play with them, and attempt to pet them) is doing a trust fall. Even a cat is doing a trust fall.<p>This is …

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The Women Fighting For the Right to Get Your Pets Stoned

In a legal gray area and untapped marketplace, these women are creating products to medicate pets with weed.<p>Like most, social media can be a dangerous habit for me. Day or night, I'll endlessly scroll through photos and videos of gorgeous selfies, food porn, and dank memes without an end in sight. …

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Island Ruled By Cats Set to Be Crowdfunded in Japan

A classic daydream that crosses almost everybody’s mind from time to time involves getting away from the workaday world and running off to a secluded …

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How to Enrich Cats' Lives: Food Puzzles for Cats

<i>As part of my series of interviews with female researchers who work across broad range of topics in animal behaviour and cognition, in this post I</i> …

Cat lovers are going to lose it over these paw mugs

Every cat owner has spent time in awe of their cat’s furry paws. They’re so small and cute. And if you peek underneath, there are soft little toe …

Make America kittens again with this Trump-replacing Chrome extension

BTW<p>Like it or not, Donald Trump‘s face is here to stay. From being named <i>Time</i> magazine’s person of the year, to daily coverage of his transitional …

laughingsquid: “Westpurrld, An Art Print Featuring Characters From Westworld Reimagined as Cats ”

Meowijuana is THE New Drug You Should Talk to Your Cats About

It’s been said that catnip is just “weed for cats.” But now one brand has taken that idiom to the next level by producing Meowijuana, a brand of …

awwww-cute: “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree (Source: http://ift.tt/2fT211g) ”

13 cats with the biggest eyes you've ever seen

Get ready to fall in love with the enormous eyes on these fab felines.<p>Recently, we came across a post about Gimo, a cat with quite possibly the …

This Little Girl Just Learned The Truth About Cats

There comes a time in every animal lover's life when they must come to terms with the true nature of cats. That is to say, of course, that they can …

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Four Things Your Cat Can Teach the Kids About Money

Really, any pet will do.<p>If you believe the research, you might start thinking our pets make better parents than we do. There’s evidence that children …

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What Your Love of Funny Cat Videos Says About Your Personality, According to Science

Apparently, your preference for cute animals vs. inspirational content says a lot about your personality.<p>Scroll through your Facebook feed and what do you see?<p>Ignoring the current and hopefully temporary barrage of highly partisan election posts (just stop, people! You're not swaying anyone), most …

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Oh My God, These Cats Look So Adorably Dumb When They Sleep

Sweet, derpy dreams, kitties.<p>1. This enthralling little guy.<p>2. This enchanting mister.<p>3. This adorable weirdo.<p>4. This graceful specimen.<p>5. This effervescent kitty.<p>6. This exquisite black cat.<p>7. This handsome fella.<p>8. This dignified munchkin.<p>9. This majestic flufferton.<p>10. This sublime kitten.<p>11. …

Is It A Bad Idea To Give Your Cats Brain Freeze?

Without a shadow of a doubt, one of the most popular scientific mysteries of 2015, a question that millions of people from all walks of life were …

MLB player forced to part ways with his insanely fat cat

When the San Francisco Giants traded Matt Duffy to the Tampa Bay Rays, the infielder was forced with a decision to leave his fat cat behind. …

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What Happens When You Let Architects Design Cat Houses

Cat: Can I please just have my cardboard box back?<p>Furry felines are already adorable, but put them inside a swanky house, and it’s instant swoon territory. To raise awareness for the estimated 3 million stray cats in L.A. and benefit the spay-neuter organization FixNation, Architects for Animals …

Cat Exercise Wheel Comes with Fitness Tracker

(Image: Jasper Ruben)<p>Jasper Ruben did more than build an exercise wheel for his cats. That's fun for the cats, but fun does not equal data. And if …

Women prefer to snuggle up in bed with pet cat or dog rather than partner, study finds

The survey of 1,000 British pet owners - 500 women and 500 men - found that 54 per cent of women preferred cuddles from their pet in bed<p>Women prefer to snuggle up in bed with their pet cat or dog rather than their partner, a poll has revealed.<p>The survey of 1,000 British pet owners - 500 women and …

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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 …

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 …

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.<p>The gigantic cat weighs in at 27 …

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