A young woman took a chance on a 13-year-old cat who first came to the shelter when she was a tiny kitten. For over a decade, she hasn’t found a forever human until now. Meet Moxie! Hannah Hannah was looking for a cat on the Wisconsin Humane Society’s website when she came across a 13-year-old
Lunch is over, but the day still drags on. You thought a fourth cup of coffee would give you the pep to make it to 5:30 p.m., but now you aren’t so hopeful. Thankfully, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has something more powerful than a punch of caffeine: an adorable webcam live-streaming its new baby Amur tiger
Pets need humans to recognize signs of pain and bring them to the vet. By: 825545 Ultrasounds, CT scans, MRIs, telemedicine consults, genetic testing — we’ve come a long way, baby! While vets can offer our 4-legged patients a world of advanced medicine and technology, don’t underestimate the oldest tool out there: the physical exam.
Oliver spent two years living a lavish domestic life with his loving family in Lake Zurich, Illinois. But one day 10 years ago, something caused him to disappear from suburban bliss. According to CBS Chicago, his family searched for him, but after finding nothing as the days turned into months, they started to believe that
Two abandoned kittens needed a mom and a grieving mother cat needed babies. When they found each other, they filled the void in their hearts. Meet Whitey and Grey Hulk! Karen Timmons On New Year’s Day, Karen Timmons, an avid animal rescuer/fosterer based in Philadelphia, was contacted about seven abandoned cats left in a basement
Remember when you were a kid, and the words “snow day” were like a gift from the gods? You’d wake up early and roll over in bed, hoping against hope that when you opened the window, you’d see just enough snow to cancel school. There was no joy like that joy. Of course, now that
Pet sitters generally want to just help their clients out. By: YamaBSM Pet sitting is super rewarding. You can meet new people, learn new things and spend your time with animals of all kinds. You can also develop special relationships with clients that can last years — or even a lifetime. Sadly, some relationships don’t
Ninja cats are the funniest cats! Watch this funny cat compilation and you will laugh like hell! The most impossible cat try not to laugh challenge ever! Just look how all these cats and kittens,…
Introducing two adult cats to one another is never easy. If you researched the topic in advance, you’ll know it’s a long and challenging process. But what if you haven’t researched things and have gone about it the wrong way? What if you rushed the process, or worse, just put the two cats in a
Last week, the cries of a kitten caught the attention of a man who works at a grocery store in Brazil. The kitten was trapped, meowing for help. Ricardo Sardinha from Guarulhos grabbed his ladder and rushed to the kitten’s rescue. Ricardo Sardinha “Everything started when I heard his meow. I thought it was a
Her name is Sunny because there is only sunshine ahead for her, but there were plenty of dark clouds before. She is one of the dozens of feline football lovers competing in this year’s Kitten Bowl V on the Hallmark Channel. It wasn’t always sports stardom and cuddles for this lucky black kitten. Before getting
With Puppy Bowl on the horizon in a few days and the Westminster Dog Show right around the corner, we couldn’t help but wonder about the diversity of dog breeds lately. Turns out, we’re not the only ones pondering the unmistakable variety of puppies and show dogs when it comes to traits like size, shape,
The big day is almost here. On Feb. 4, America’s most adorable animals are coming together to paw the pigskin and rile up the crowds. Among those cuddly contenders are the baby cats of Kitten Bowl, Hallmark Channel’s feline Super Bowl celebration. While cat fanatics at home can tune in to the meowing match-up, full
We all have those moments when we just wish we could hide from the world. Maybe it has been a bad day. Maybe it’s freezing outside. Maybe you just completely embarrassed yourself by simultaneously choking on your own spit and tripping on thin air in front of your crush and you’re pretty sure he’s never
I regularly make very simple fleece blankets for the cats and dogs at the shelter where I volunteer. I head down to the fabric store and buy fleece remnants (usually 50 percent off!) to make them with. So, when I saw the adorable tied Valentine’s Day blanket our friend and Dogster contributor Samantha Meyers did
Have you ever tried to record something, but you cracked your cam accitdently? Did you ever hit it while recording something? Well these guys in thic compilation did just that! Awesome fails…
Every winter this cat will sit by a warm heater in the living room, dozing away. His name is Busao! Facebook @busaophoto Eight years ago, Ryuji Tan from Japan found a stray cat wandering around the streets of Ibaraki. He couldn’t stand seeing him living without food and shelter, so brought him home and made
When Jennifer Gillispie went to a local shelter to pick up a cat, she came across a pot-bellied pig that needed rescue too. His name is Porker Pigglesworth. She knew right away that she had to take him because her rescue has a perfect place for him. Here Kitty Kitty Rescue Porker is three months
Collection of the very best and funniest cat videos! Cats and kittens just never fail to make us laugh! They are super funny animals that make us happy! This cat compilation is the hardest…
Pets heal your soul and your body — science has the numbers. But the responsibility of caring for a creature other than yourself isn’t a fit for everyone. Sometimes allergies, mobility, apartment rules and a number of other factors stand in the way of bringing a fluffball into your life. Qoobo wants to change that.
A super senior cat was confused and lost when he was taken to the shelter at the age of 20, but miracles do happen. Within 24 hours, the sweet old boy found someone he’d been waiting for. “I just couldn’t stand thinking about him spending another night in a shelter,” Meredith Bauer told Love Meow.
If you’ve ever visited a Chinese or Japanese restaurant, Asian supermarket, or any Chinatown shop for that matter, you’ve probably noticed a little cat figurine perched quietly by the cash register. This Fortune Cat, or Maneki Neko, is a lucky cat charm that’s very popular in Japanese and Chinese cultures. It’s a talisman that is
I had never been bitten by a cat before I started volunteering at a cat shelter last summer. I’d been nipped at, sure, but never to the point of broken skin. However, none of the cats who bit me meant to do me harm — which is an important thing to remember in my position
This little tabby had a rough start to life. He was the only survivor in his litter. His sheer will to live helped him through without food and warmth from a mother. Meet Foster the little fighter! Danielle @fostercatsandkittens A sweet kitten was found in a very rough part of Las Vegas on Christmas Day.
Considering that the tabby pattern is the most common of all cat coat patterns, you might have a tabby cat, and you’ve definitely seen one. Cats with tabby-patterned coats are commonly referred to as “tabbies” or “tabby cats,” although that is not a breed. Tabbies come in five basic patterns — classic, mackerel, spotted, ticked
A 9-week-old kitten was deemed “too feral” and put on death row. A man from a local rescue group saved him just in time and quickly discovered what a lovebug the kitty truly is. Meet Rudy! Friends for Life Rescue Network A week ago, Friends for Life Rescue Network, a volunteer based rescue group in