Month: February 2018

In case you hadn’t heard, the U.K. is experiencing some of the most bitterly cold weather conditions in 27 years. And while some Brits and their pets are hiding indoors, huddled by the fireplace, one fierce kitty is showing off his playful prowess to the world. His name is Amuse Bouche (“Bouche” or “Boo” for
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Has Taylor Swift swapped her trademark snakes for birds of prey? The pop superstar surprised guests at the Ventana resort in the scenic hills of Big Sur, California, recently when she was spotted getting back to nature on a woodsy excursion. Clad in an artfully torn grey sweatshirt, a fresh-faced and happy Swift posed with
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You’ve probably noticed that cats spend a lot of time and energy communicating with other cats in their lives, but that very little of that communication is in the form of meows. If they talked as much as they gestured (including marking their territory and their humans), the odds are good that you’d wish they’d
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If you’ve ever longed to share your living space with a leopard, or curl up with a cheetah, you’ll fall in love with these large cat breeds — all 100% domesticated, but with an air of jungle cat mystique. Let’s meet five of them right here. Siberian Siberian cats are hypoallergenic cats. Photography by Lubava
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Vet ophthalmologists are working hard to ensure our pets continue to see their world. By: Alexas_Fotos We are so lucky to have veterinarians who specialize in eye disorders (ophthalmology). Ocular emergencies and serious eye disorders are unfortunately all too common in our pets. Treatment of painful and blinding eye disorders has improved so much because
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It’s not Halloween, nor is it National Black Cat Appreciation Day or even National Black Cat Day, but thanks to the success of Marvel’s latest blockbuster superhero film Black Panther, adoptions of oft-stygmatized, black-coated kitties appear to be on the rise. The Daily Dot reports that one blogger on Tumblr recently posted about the surprisingly positive
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A cat’s eyes are more than a window to the feline soul. The eyes are amazingly intricate organs that provide our little predator with critical sensory input. Unfortunately, eyes are also very delicate. They may not need constant grooming or require any special routine care, but when eye problems occur in cats, owners have to
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Stanley the cat was on the last of his nine lives — at 17 years old, he was in end-stage kidney failure and the veterinarian said the only way to save the black-and-white feline was a kidney transplant, if he even qualified for the surgery. Another condition: Stanley’s owner would be required to adopt the
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  Youtube influencer Cory Williams, also known as “Mr. Safety,” pulled a mean prank on his kitty recently. Williams’ cat Sparta is an animal influencer himself who goes by the moniker “The Mean Kitty,” on Youtube.  The Internet famous feline’s adventures alongside his human and animal family members are regularly documented by his exhibitionist dad,
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 10–15 pounds for males, 6–10 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 14 years Birmans are medium to large cats with round blue eyes and muscular bodies often mistaken for ragdolls or ragamuffins. Their coats are light in color with darker points in varying shades. They also have distinctive white bottoms on their
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Sometimes having one of your pet isn’t enough. For those who want more of their mutt’s mug (and who doesn’t?), there are pet portrait classes. The Paint Place in New York City offers the pet-obsessed a chance to create a masterpiece starring their pet. “Paint Your Pet” is the most popular class at The Paint
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Caught between a branch and a furry place, that is where Emily Whitton found herself. The woman recently climbed a 60-ft. tree to rescue her friend’s 13-week-old kitten, Bella, who scampered up the mammoth tree after sneaking out of the house. According to The Telegraph, instead of helping the gray-and-white cat down, Whitton got stuck
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She’s not even a year old yet, but this young, feline beauty queen is making moves in the celebrity cat world. Meet Narnia. Born on March 28, 2017, this kitty has a majestic, fantastical name to match her otherworldly appearance. The exotic British shorthair resides at the Cattery of Grace in France, and she has gained much
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There are few things less appealing than walking around your house and feeling little grains of kitty litter under your feet. Of course, every cat supply company knows this, and they’ve created all manner of gadgets, geegaws and widgets to control cat litter tracking. But I’ve got some additional ideas to curb cat litter tracking that
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