Month: August 2017

Two of Australia’s most popular citizens have four paws and fur, but their lives started as anything but glamorous. Didga and Boomer have a true rags-to-riches story: from rescue kittens to two of the internet’s most famous kitties. They’ve starred in music videos and been featured on the local news with their “pawsome” skateboarding skills,
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Many of you are familiar with the Christopher Nolan film Inception, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon Levitt and Ellen Page. It’s all about dreams inside dreams inside dreams (I think). This is a lot like that, except it’s just a single cat photo instead of a 2 hour and 28 minute movie. Time to prepare
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It’s the perfect picture. A cat owner is sitting on a chair with their cat curled up in their lap. Unfortunately, a closer look reveals the owner’s red eyes, and blotchy skin. Does getting close to your furry family member result in itchy, watery eyes and sneezing? Many cat owners are allergic to their pets,
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Cats have a whole range of vocal sounds that most owners learn to appreciate. Cat chat can be very meaningful, even though cats also use a variety of other communications media, other than sounds, such as body posture and scent marking. Getting To Know The Feline Repertoire Almost all cats use some form of vocal
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Do you sing to your cats? One of our writers sings to her cats and even makes up funny cat songs — and we bet she’s not alone. Check out her stories and advice for how to sing to your cats, plus insights from an expert on what your cats really think of your singing!
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Pet holidays remind us of how much our pets mean to us. By: Stewart Black Some holidays are easy to remember. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, for example, are holidays that we have no trouble remembering. But there is a whole slew of holidays that pass quietly every year, save a social media post or 2.
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No matter where you live, catastrophe can strike without warning. Even if you’re not susceptible to hurricanes or floods, you could be at risk for unpredictable disasters like earthquakes, tornadoes, chemical spills or even a house fire. Alice Moon-Fanelli, Ph.D., a certified-applied animal behaviorist with Animal Behavior Consultations in Brooklyn, Connecticut, can attest firsthand that
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Even indoor cats can suffer from flea allergies. By: mlcollins Cats are fabulous creatures and usually lead long and healthy lives. Though sturdy little beasts, however, they are still prone to certain syndromes and diseases. Luckily, felines respond well to medical intervention if we can figure out the root cause of what’s bugging them and
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Many cat owners wince when they are faced with the prospect of bathing their cat. Past experience – or lurid second-hand tales from traumatized friends – often conjures up images of wet chaos with the blurred shape of a soaked cat climbing the walls (or, worse, your arms) with claws fully extended. As a result,
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The tweet that set off shockwaves in the cat lover community. By: meanpIastic A cute, curly-haired, orange kitten became an instant sensation on Twitter after a photo was posted with the caption “I’ve never seen a cat with curls until now.” The response was unbelievable — thousands of fans retweeted and thousands more liked the
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It must be a serious question, because it comes up in our forums often enough. Cat owners misunderstanding cat behavior, wanting to know if something is wrong with their cats will declare that they are plagued with “stupid cats!” If you think about it, your cat was smart enough to land in your home, where
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Hurricane Harvey has devastated countless homes and left thousands of residents stranded as it ravages Texas. Many Good Samaritans have stepped in to help emergency crews to save humans and animals that are stranded in the flooded areas. Facebook/ABCNews During the rescue on August 28, these six cats in the Houston area were found and
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This article first appeared on Hello Giggles. According to superstition, it’s bad luck for a black cat to cross your path. But what about a green cat? Well, if you’ve ever found yourself in Bulgaria, this emerald-colored cat may have given you a moment of … paws. (Sorry, we couldn’t help it!) Fancy feast your
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These days, we’re closer to our pets than ever before. By: barnimages Julie Tichota was an artist who drew cat angels — beautiful, realistic-looking cat angels with soul-piercing eyes that were based on her own Maine coons. One of them, Gracie, was especially beloved and died when a routine spay surgery went horribly wrong. The
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