Robin T. Reed

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Manet: A tale of two cats

With the satanic black feline in his painting 'Olympia', Manet scandalised 19th-century Paris – but, as a new Royal Academy exhibition reveals, his pet cat Zizi also makes for interesting viewing, writes Alastair Smart.<p>In the unlikely event that one of his fellow dandies at the Café Guerbois had …

Impressionism

Make This DIY Cat Scratcher

After years of buying cat scratchers, I finally came up with a solution to turn an inexpensive cardboard scratcher into something that works for my …

A Kitten Sees An Optical Illusion, Has Its Adorable Little Mind Blown

Rasmus Baath just made our morning by showing his kitten an optical illusion and posting a video of the ginger moggy’s confused reaction. But can you really blame the cat for reacting this way while looking at the “Rotating Snakes” optical illusion by Akiyoshi Kitaoka?<p>This is not a GIF.<p>It’s taking …

Cats Who Look Like Pinups, Beefcake Edition

Back in February, we reported on the phenomenon of Cats That Look Like Pinup Girls. It was a fascinating homage to the exhibitionist tendencies of felines and how they favor the poses of those who populate Pirelli calendars. But who says cats have to be restricted to just one gender?<p>The French …

DIY IKEA Cat Litter Concealment

One of the more common IKEA hacks involves converting an item of discount Swedish flatpack furniture to conceal a cat litter tray. This version uses …

Cat Opens Door

(YouTube link)<p>He's looking… he's thinking… he's figured it out! If cats had their way, all doors would be opened with latches instead of knobs. No, …

Foods That Can Make Your Cat Sick

It may seem farfetched for cats to try and eat some of the following foods. Over the years however, we have seen it all, cats eating anything and everything from cantaloupe to lettuce and olives. Some cats will beg endlessly for scraps of your food, but its best to avoid people food as treats. Keep …

Pets

Gigaom | Get your cat on: BuzzFeed creates new section where readers can publish

Advertisement<p>Viral site BuzzFeed launched a new content vertical on Wednesday called “Community” that consists entirely of user-submitted …

PetTread treadmill: A giant hamster wheel for cats and dogs

America has a fat problem, and it's not just the humans. Many pets are also toting some extra poundage.<p>You could, of course, take your dog for more walks, or spend more time playing attack-the-fuzzy-thing with your cat. Or you could invest in a pet treadmill. Better yet, check out PetTread, a …

Pets

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Bye Bye Lack Shelf: Alternative cat stairs

<b>Materials:</b> Red L brackets, red shelves from Ikea<p><b>Description:</b> Ikea did away with the Lack shelf! So we made own! We took 5 red shelves, cut 2 in half, …

Grumpy Cat's Movie Deal: The Most Insane Revelations About the First Cat Celebrity

Late last night, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>blew the collective mind of its readers by announcing that Grumpy Cat—the one-year-old, Arizona-based housecat and Internet meme—has teamed up with Hollywood producers to “produce and assemble a package for a<i>Garfield</i>-like feature film with the famous frowning …

Cats Chase Cowardly Fox Out Of Their Yard (VIDEO)

Turns out foxes aren't as tough as we all thought. Just watch: in this showdown between two cats and a fox, the fox chickens out immediately.<p><i>Via Tastefully Offensive</i>

Cat Boarding, A Cat in a Box on a Skateboard Drifting Down a Hall

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, like Cat Boarding, a cat is placed in a box and then sent down the hallway on a skateboard.<p>Animated “Deal …

Skateboarding

Cats have got dogs licked! Scientists use super high speed cameras to prove that felines are better at drinking

• Research shows cats more efficient than dogs at drinking<br>• Animals use their tongues like a whip to lap up water<br>• High speed cameras used to measure …

Fashionable Cat Model Gets All Dressed Up, Poses for Photographs

<b>A freelance writer</b> turned photographer, Joan Biondi adopted a cat that was left for dead in a garbage can—she soon realized that her new feline …

Photography

The Best of Esther Williams

America's mermaid passed away Thursday at 91 years old. Take a look back at some of her most famous underwater on-screen moments.<p>06.06.13 3:41 PM ET