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  • Worlds Oldest Cat Dethroned by Even Older Cat Scooter

    05/10/2016 8:24:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Gaze into the eyes of Scooter, the new Worlds Oldest Living Cat. Scooter and his wise old eyes have been around for 30 years, and his achievements in extreme elderliness have now been recognized by Guinness World Records. Gail Floyd who generously houses Scooter even though he is a grown adult and should probably get his own place said her companion has always been a lively people cat. When he was a kitten, he would play in Gails hair and ride on her shoulder. Now, in his golden years, Scooter still rises at 6 every morning. If he...
  • Blind Cat Plays Fetch

    05/08/2016 12:12:39 PM PDT · by fella · 16 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 7 May 2016 | Thiscontradiction
    Blind Cat Plays Fetch
  • Rescue Cat Turns Her Crooked Jaw into a Beautiful Smile

    05/02/2016 11:07:55 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 40 replies
    Imgur ^ | May 2, 2016 | morgothviolatedmymother
    Rescue Cat Turns Her Crooked Jaw into a Beautiful Smile by morgothviolatedmymother 12 hours ago Duchess the Miracle Cat was brought into a Texas animal hospital. Most places wouldve just euthanised her... she had a broken jaw and other complications.But two vets decided that they were going to take achance on the unlucky feline. Her chances of survival were slim, and Duchess had to have all her teeth removed. Luckily, everything went perfect and Duchess got a beautiful smile! The best part? After seeing this smile, Crystal Tate decided toadopt her straight from the clinic! "The day...
  • Temptations Made a Collar That Finally Gives Your Cat a Human Voice, So It Can Talk to You

    04/29/2016 5:57:51 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 43 replies
    Adweek ^ | April 28, 2016
    Since the dawn of time, humans have been confounded by cats, those mystifyingly aloof creatures whose inner thoughts are famously inscrutable. But no longer! Temptations Cat Treats has invented a cat collar that lets your feline speak in a human voiceso you can finally understand (though probably not) exactly what she is trying to tell you. The Temptations Catterbox, created by London ad agency adam&eveDDB, contains a microphone, speaker, Bluetooth technology and wifi. It captures the cat's meows and translates them into human speechwords that may or may not actually be what they're trying to say.
  • The struggle is real...[cat pic for awareness]

    04/25/2016 12:35:49 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 45 replies
    Imgur ^ | April 24, 2016 | IfIthoughtyoumatteredIwouldntignoreyou
    The struggle is real... by IfIthoughtyoumatteredIwouldntignoreyou 1 day ago 1,080 points 95,577 views
  • Newborn puppy that lost its mom finds unusual foster family [adopted by mama cat; w/video]

    04/23/2016 1:17:00 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 33 replies
    Mashable ^ | 4/23/16 | Brian Koerber
    After this cute pup named Bobby sadly lost its mother to a car accident, the Michigan Humane Society was able to pair up the dog with a new family of cats. Bobby was just two days old when its mother was fatally struck by a vehicle, so it was important that the puppy found a new family as quickly as possible. SEE ALSO: No-nonsense dog tells over-enthused puppy to 'shh' The society just so happened to have a mother cat that was still nursing, so they decided to give it a shot and see if the cat would foster...
  • Kitty Porn! - NSFWD! [Kitty video; not actually pornographic]

    04/22/2016 2:16:50 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 52 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 4/22/16 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Misty and Deimos are insatiable! NSFWD = Not Safe For Wiener Dogs Music: "Love Muscle" - The Sex-O-Rama Band
  • Hopalong Ginsberg - "Delirium" - Original Death Metal / Kitty Video, by Yours Truly

    04/17/2016 4:16:09 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 16 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 4/18/16 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    There is no particular significance to the fact that I used kitty pix as the background for latest heavy metal composition. I just like cats. I write and record all my music under the stage name of Hopalong Ginsberg. Don't tell the cats.For a free MP3 download of "Delirium" click either here or here.
  • Meet my new kitten!

    04/17/2016 1:00:21 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 89 replies
    Help from above | 4-17-16 | Me, Myself, & I
    All regular FReepers know of the tragedy which struck my household March 9, which was the unexpectedly fast death of my beloved kitty Kefira from bone marrow cancer. Everything suddenly turned to grey for me without that adorable little feline playing tricks on my other cat, snuggling up to me while I read, taking her place behind my pillow while I watched a DVD, etc. After a few days of giving myself over to grief, I started to search the online pet adoption websites as well as visit North Shore Animal League on Long Island. I wanted a kitten who...
  • Misty and Deimos, Feelin' the Love [cat video]

    04/14/2016 11:21:18 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 24 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 4/14/16 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Turn up the volume and you can hear the purring.
  • Hopalong Ginsberg - "Calida Catulus" (Kitty video) - A Baroque parody, by Yours Truly.

    04/10/2016 10:46:32 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 32 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 4/10/16 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"; Traditional
    I used MVGEN to generate a kitty video for my existing piece "Calida Catulus." The results were...interesting. I write and record all my music under the stage name of Hopalong Ginsberg. Hopefully the cats will be fooled. For a free MP3 download of "Calida Catulus: The 'Warm Kitty' Variations," click either here or here.
  • Cats Excited To See Their Returning Veteran Humanz

    04/06/2016 5:07:07 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 36 replies
    IMGUR ^ | April 6, 2016 | geoscoot
    Cats excited to see their returning veteran humanz by geoscoot Via IMGUR Made withVideo to GIF "...some heartwarming moments when returning servicemembers are reunited with their feline companions." 5,344 points 353,715 views
  • Alameda County Firefighters Rescue Cat With Thermal Imaging Camera

    04/06/2016 11:48:30 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 4/16 | Brendan Weber
    Firefighters rescue cat. Not news. Firefighters rescues cat with thermal technology. Different story. Thats the angle that grabbed headlines Tuesday for Alameda County firefighters in San Leandro who used a thermal imaging camera to locate a trapped cat inside of a wall before strategically cutting around the heat reading and freeing the kitten. The cat was in the attic before it fell, wedging itself between wall studs. Down on their hands and knees, three firefighters helped pull the small feline from the wall and then wrapped it in a white blanket. The firefighters decided to document their high-tech rescue on...
  • Misty Kneads Deimos, Grooms Herself [cat video]

    03/31/2016 6:29:16 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 24 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 3/31/16 | Me
    Not the most exciting video in the world, but some folks like the two little furloaders.
  • Fat Cat Art

    03/25/2016 4:34:41 PM PDT · by Huntress · 17 replies
    FatCatArt ^ | 3/25/16 | Svetlana Petrova and Zarathustra the Cat
  • The Worcester Art Museum's New Exhibit Is All Cats, All the Time

    03/24/2016 12:12:45 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 22 replies
    Smithsonian ^ | 3-11-16 | Danny Lewis
    New art exhibit will trace humans' captivation with cats throughout history Thanks to the Internet, it can sometimes seem like cats have taken over every aspect of popular culture. Funny videos and goofy photos may be firmly under their furry paws, but now not even fine art seems to be able to resist their feline allure. Now, Massachusetts' Worcester Art Museum is hosting a new exhibition dedicated to cats in art from ancient Egypt all the way up to the modern day. Cat memes might seem like a modern phenomenon, but the expressive animals have intrigued artists for thousands of...
  • Ethopian Girl Reportedly Guarded by Lions-cats chase off men trying to force her to marry

    03/23/2016 4:23:22 AM PDT · by SJackson · 38 replies
    NBC ^ | 3-23-16
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A 12-year-old girl who was abducted and beaten by men trying to force her into a marriage was found being guarded by three lions who apparently had chased off her captors, a policeman said Tuesday. The girl, missing for a week, had been taken by seven men who wanted to force her to marry one of them, said Sgt. Wondimu Wedajo, speaking by telephone from the provincial capital of Bita Genet, about 350 miles southwest of Addis Ababa. She was beaten repeatedly before she was found June 9 by police and relatives on the outskirts of...
  • Get out! Luigi the VERY possessive cat fights pug for control of cardboard boxes

    03/19/2016 5:31:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 19, 2016 | Francis Scott
    Bandito the pug is thrilled when his owner lays out two empty cardboard boxes on the floor for him to share with his feline friend. But Luigi the cat is not in the sharing mood as can be seen in this amusing video captured in Spain. At first the pair seem to be getting along just fine, but then Luigi wraps his arms around the pug and forces him out of one of the boxes.
  • WATCH: Firefighters Rescue Cats Trapped by High Flood Waters

    03/16/2016 7:51:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    SNIP And that hell became reality for two California felines on Tuesday, when high flood waters left them stranded in trees half-submerged in the Sacramento River. The Front Street Animal Shelter created a ramp that would lead the cats to safety, but they refused to cross. SNIP
  • Cat Leads a Pack of Dogs and Provides Cuddles

    03/09/2016 3:06:53 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 36 replies
    LoveMeow ^ | Feb 25, 2016 | Amy
    This kitty really loves his dog buddies. 5-year-old Richie the cat is the boss to the 7 dogs in the house, Yuta Family told Love Meow. He looks after his canine friends and is always there to offer a warm hug and plenty of snuggles. More info on Facebook | Instagram[Scroll down for video]Richie leading the pack! Courtesy of Yuta FamilyHe's the boss! Courtesy of Yuta Family Richie and one of the Chihuahuas share a special bond. Kuma is Richie's little pup that he loves so dearly. The two are always cuddling when they are together. Richie cuddling with his...
  • I believe my beloved little cat has cancer

    03/08/2016 12:17:54 PM PST · by EinNYC · 112 replies
    3/8/16 | Me, Myself & I
    My little cat Kefira has been very sick for the past few days. She is losing muscle mass, developed a pot belly, and barely eats anything for the past couple of days. She spends her days just laying Sphynx like on the floor, upright like the Sphynx. She is drinking lots of water. Blood tests show normal except for an extremely elevated white count. This points to a likely lymphoma. Vet had extra blood tests done to identify any cells in blood. I am taking her back to the vet to discuss results of cell blood test. Chemotherapy is not...
  • Cat Becomes Trapped in Vehicles Bumper; Survives 8-Mile Ride in San Diego County

    02/28/2016 11:27:38 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    A cat was reunited with its owner Friday after a harrowing 8-mile journey in which the feline was trapped in a vehicle's bumper, traveling just inches from the roadway in San Diego County. The 5-year-old lynx point Siamese cat had crawled inside the front end of a vehicle before an unsuspecting person went for a drive on Wednesday... The driver traveled about 8 miles, from the Santee to Grantville areas, before a bystander noticed the cat hanging headfirst out of the bumper, just inches from the ground. The bystander then flagged down the driver and used a crowbar to free...
  • Cat Makes Mysterious Journey From Wisconsin to Florida

    02/24/2016 4:15:44 PM PST · by Silentgypsy · 43 replies
    CBS Miamii ^ | 02/24/2016 | Unattributed
    NAPLES (CBSMiami) – There are a lot of questions surrounding a cross-country trek from Wisconsin to Florida that may never be answered because it was actually a cat which made the journey. Nadia is a Russian Blue cat who ran out of her owner’s home in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on Christmas Eve day. Her owners tried to find her but to no avail and they were heartbroken. Fast forward to this week in Florida and Nadia is found by Michelle Richards of Naples.

    02/23/2016 1:24:01 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    February 23, 2016 | Kit Chellel
    Stuart Bray brawls with everyone—including his wife—to save the South China tiger from extinction. (Only linked can be posted)
  • Santa Rosa cat alerted owner of wife’s medical emergency

    02/20/2016 4:33:04 PM PST · by rey · 53 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 20 Feb 2016 | Chris Smith
    Early, early a week ago, Valentine’s Day, Derick Orr’s cat was being a pain. At about 5 a.m., Baba jumped onto the Santa Rosan’s bed and pawed, even nipped at him. “It was unlike any other time, ever,” Derick said. His wife, Carol, had gotten up to rid herself of the hiccups and he was trying to catch a few more winks before church. But Baba, a 6-year-old orange tabby, kept hopping onto the bed, needling him, then leaving the room, then returning to pester him more. At last, exasperated by the suddenly annoying and insistent cat, Derick got up....
  • Musician composes music to soothe cats [video]

    02/11/2016 11:05:57 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 31 replies
    BBC ^ | 10 February 2016 | Ian Druce; Bill McKenna
    David Teie, a cellist for the National Symphony Orchestra, has studied what sounds cats prefer and composed music just for them.
  • Pilgrim Gives Water to Thirsty Cat in Makkah

    02/09/2016 12:31:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, February 09, 2016
    A Muslim pilgrim was seen on camera giving water to a thirsty cat which stood at a stone seat licking the water from the man’s hands without any fear. A YouTube film showed the man, who is performing Umrah (mini pilgrimage), cupped his hands and filled them with tap water before giving it to the cat. 'Ajel' newspaper said the film was shot at the Grand Mosque in the Western town of Makkah, the world’s largest mosque.
  • Marine United With Missing Cat after Four Years [Article and Video at source]

    02/01/2016 8:51:30 PM PST · by beaversmom · 12 replies
    ABC 7 Eyewitness News ^ | February 1, 2016
    Monday, February 01, 2016 11:21AM BISMARK, ND -- It's a truth that cats don't always come back, but what if they come back, but the owner is gone? The Connell family have lived happily in North Dakota since 2013, but a member of their family is missing: Hemi, their cat. Robert Connell saved Hemi in 2009, when he found the cat on his engine block in North Carolina. But when the Marine and his family moved to a military base, Hemi was believed lost. So naturally, the cat went looking. "I was a little nervous about him not coming...
  • The NBA’s Great Cat Mystery

    01/29/2016 3:25:49 AM PST · by Theoria · 16 replies
    WSJ ^ | 28 Jan 2016 | Ben Cohen
    Why one determined feline enthusiast has embarked on a quixotic journey to determine which basketball players own--or would consider owning--a pet cat. An otherwise ordinary basketball fan named Alex recognized someone walking into a recent Chicago Bulls game and thought: Wait, is that Dikembe Mutombo? Then something else occurred to him. "I thought about running after him and asking about cats," he said. "I'm really regretting that I didn't." Alex is a 34-year-old radio producer who enjoys cooking, gardening and meditation. He's also the anonymous owner of a website that, somehow, has become a cult hit in basketball circles. It's...
  • Manny the 'Selfie Cat' Takes Impressive Photos of Himself With a GoPro

    01/26/2016 2:22:04 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 16 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 1/15/16 | AVIANNE TAN
    A rescued gray Tabby cat from northern Arizona takes pretty impressive selfies. And he's become an Internet sensation, of course! The fine-looking feline named Manny has been dubbed "Selfie Cat" after photos he apparently takes of himself using a GoPro have gone viral on his owner's Instagram.
  • 8 Reasons We Should Elect A Cat for President

    01/24/2016 11:07:20 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 48 replies
    Last month, a letter from Ayn Rand to “Cat Fancy” magazine was unearthed in which Rand argued she could “demonstrate objectively that cats are of a great value.” I think Rand is onto something- cats are the ultimate laissez faire animals. I would go as far as to say we should replace all politicians with cats. Lest you think this is a ludicrous suggestion, I would direct you to a strong body of historical precedent for non-human electoral candidates, including Morris the Cat, who ran for president in 1992. 1.Our system of checks and balances is totally out of whack....
  • Spock the house cat is so big, he gets mistaken for wild animal

    01/24/2016 1:47:12 AM PST · by Daffynition · 70 replies ^ | Jan. 19 2016 | staff reporter
    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Spock the cat is suffering from a case of mistaken identity. Spock’s owner wants her neighbors to know that he really is just a lovable and mischievous domestic cat, and not a bobcat or other wild animal. Collen Pizarev told the San Jose Mercury News that a neighbor accused her of harboring a bobcat, after seeing her 27-pound, 46-inch Maine Coon peering out the window. Another neighbor mistook the massive cat for a lynx.
  • Cats better than women, versus claims that dogs are better than men (vanity)

    01/22/2016 7:27:09 PM PST · by Utilizer · 71 replies*/index ^ | Friday January 22, 18:51.13 GMT-0800 2016 | Self
    Ignore the thread link. It only goes to the FR Index page. Got some bad news today. JRandomFreeper has passed away, and that coupled with a good friend and neighbor suddenly passing away last October, I am in need of some relief for the depression this news has brought about. So, in an effort to dispel the gloom and provide an atmosphere for others to take their minds off of the loss of a good FReeper, I present this Oldie-but-Moldy concept. Hope it brings a smile here and there despite the tears. So: === Cats are better than women because:...
  • 3 Siberian Huskies Adopt Cat 'Best Friend' Into Their Pack

    01/21/2016 9:54:50 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 41 replies
    ABC News ^ | 1/20/16 | AVIANNE TAN
    A pack of three Siberian Huskies from San Jose, California, are raising a rescued cat as one of their own, according to the pets' owners.
  • A mosque for cats? Imam opens his mosque up for the stray felines of Istanbul

    01/19/2016 6:55:20 AM PST · by windcliff · 35 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 1-19-16 | Helena Horton
    This is to such a great extent that the city has come to be known by some as 'Catstantinople'. While they may be pleasant to look at, the cats don't always have a saucer of food and a warm place to sleep. A kind Imam has decided to remedy this by opening up his mosque to the stray cats and kittens, so they can eat and safely rest their heads away from the perils of the outdoors. Imam Mustafa Efe calls the cats "guests" of the mosque, and they've made themselves quite at home. They sit down on the plush...
  • Most Famous Cats

    01/19/2016 10:37:46 AM PST · by beaversmom · 59 replies
    IMGUR ^ | January 19, 2016 | audreynoemi
    #1 - Monty The cat who was born without a nasal bridge #2 - Honey Bee The blind hiking cat #3 - Venus The two faced kitty #4 - Lil Bub The perma- kitten #5 - Maru The master of boxes CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICS OF CELEBRITY CATS
  • Rescue Pit Bulls Act As 'Surrogate Moms' To 3 Newly Blind Cats

    01/13/2016 10:02:17 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 20 replies
    HuffPo ^ | 01/07/2016 | Elyse Wanshel
    True friendship knows no species. Just ask this trio of blind cats and their new pit bull besties.
  • Vet: Purple-Dyed Kitten Likely Was ‘Chew Toy’ For Large Animal

    12/31/2015 6:19:48 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 34 replies
    REDWOOD CITY (CBS-SF) - An eight-week-old kitten that was dyed purple and badly injured when it was dropped off at the San Jose Animal Shelter earlier this week was on the road to recovery Thursday, according to the chief veterinarian of the 9 Lives Foundation. Veterinarian Monica Rudiger told the Bay Area Newspaper Group that the wounds the kitten - nicknamed Smurf -was suffering from led her to believe it had been used as 'bait' for a large animal, possibly a dog. "I've seen a lot of animals used as bait for other animals, it looks to me like he...
  • The Dogs Are Laughing At You: A Dragon Haircut For Cats

    12/24/2015 2:30:13 PM PST · by Utilizer · 74 replies
    Geekologie ^ | June 18, 2015 | unknown poster
    This is Merlin the cat modeling the dragon haircut he got courtesy of the Main Lion Cat Grooming Salon in Bumf*ck Paoli, Pennsylvania (it's behind the Starbucks on Plank Ave). I'm not sure how much the dragon cut costs, but their lion cuts go for $65, so probably somewhere around there. That might sound expensive, but if you live in Paoli, Pennsylvania, I imagine there's literally nothing else to spend your money on except saving up to move you and your cat the hell out of there.
  • Photos of Cats with Weapons the Latest in Islamic State Youth Propaganda

    12/22/2015 6:44:00 AM PST · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 21, 2015 | Mary Chastain
    At least one Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) recruiter has taken to publishing photos of his cat with explosives to attract young people to the cause of jihad. ISIS recruiter uses messages hidden among pictures of kittens — Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) December 20, 2015
  • North Catasauqua man says lost cat was shot by police

    12/16/2015 3:42:43 PM PST · by Altariel · 19 replies
    NORTH CATASAUQUA, Pa. -Surrounded by his pets is when North Catasauqua's Tom Newhart may be at his happiest. But Newhart is now saddled with grief after Sugar, the six-year-old cat, he and his wife rescued at birth, was killed a week ago Sunday. Just hours after escaping from their home. "It's like one of your children, you raised them, bottle fed them," he said through tears."I found the cat sitting right here," said Mike Lienert in his yard.Lienert, a neighbor, found Sugar late that Sunday night and said the cat looked injured. He called North Catasauqua Police for help. "First...
  • Purr-fect imitation: Grumpy Cat is immortalized at Madame Tussauds with her own animatronic figure

    12/11/2015 2:52:57 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 12 replies
    Daily Mail [UK] ^ | 10 December 2015 | Zoe Szathmary
    Call it a purr-fect imitation. Madame Tussauds San Francisco now includes an animatronic version of Grumpy Cat. The replica was presented next to the popular cat on Tuesday. Her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, was on hand and snapped imitating her pet's famed facial expression.
  • Playful kitty follows toddler through snow - and then suddenly BODY SLAMS her to the ground [tr]

    12/07/2015 6:05:13 AM PST · by C19fan · 34 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 7, 2015 | Kiri Blakeley
    One cat isn't exactly doing anything to dispel the notion that cats are jerks. A woman somewhere in what appears to be Russia uploaded a video on YouTube that will have cat lovers chortling and toddler lovers squawking in outrage. The video has received over 700,000 views in two days. A friendly orange and white tabby is playfully following a toddler in a puffy snowsuit through a field of snow and at first he appears amicable enough, continually rubbing against the little girl and wanting her attention. But when the kitty decided the girl isn't paying him quite the amount...
  • Kitten found frozen in the snow is saved (Imgur link)

    12/04/2015 2:52:28 PM PST · by beaversmom · 36 replies
    Imgur ^ | December 3, 2015 | undercovergiraffe
  • The Kitty Convict Project

    12/01/2015 1:53:04 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 21 replies
    All cartoons; no way to post. Please click the link.
  • Need some advice on Cats

    12/01/2015 8:04:21 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 148 replies
    About Chartreaux Cats ^ | 1 December 2015 | Various
    Freepers are such good sources of information (with an ocassional goofball mixed in) that I thought I'd reach out to get a little additional advice. Recently, my daughter got a major job promotion which includes a transfer to Japan. One problem with the transfer is that they couldn't take their cat whom my son-in-law, she and our two young grandsons adore.So we offered to take her for the duration of the assignment, probably about one year. She is a wonderful cat, sweet with the boys (doesn't bite or scratch when they get rough with her, just walks away and hides...
  • Cats vs Zombies

    11/25/2015 7:13:12 PM PST · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    youtube ^ | 9/10/15 | Mr. TVcow
    Save the kitten!
  • Giant, glowing *Slow Down Cat* directs traffic in Sebastopol

    11/21/2015 2:53:48 AM PST · by Daffynition · 40 replies
    SFGate ^ | November 20, 2015 | Beth Spotswood
    [snip] Meet *Slow Down Cat*, the work of artist Patrick Amiot. *Slow Down Cat* is 12-feet tall and lives atop a kelly green Caltrans trailer that is parked along mostly residential streets where speeding tends to be an issue. *Slow Down Cat* is lit by solar panels and holds a sign that purrs, *Slow Down.* Naturally, *Slow Down Cat* is rapidly becoming Sebastopol*s most popular resident.
  • People need to stop scaring cats with cucumbers, say animal behaviorists

    11/20/2015 12:56:05 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 20, 2015 | Michael Harthorne
    The new viral craze is apparently scaring cats with cucumbers, because the Internet is a weird place and humans enjoy low-grade animal cruelty as long as it's adorable. But National Geographic reports that we should all maybe not be scaring our cats with cucumbers. According to Upvoted, the first cat-scared-by-cucumber video appears to have been uploaded in May and went viral by July or so. Countless others followed, to the point where Reddit has an entire Cucumbers Scaring Cats community. The idea behind these videos is that if you put a cucumber behind a cat, it'll freak out when it...
  • Experts Say Viral Cucumber Prank Can Be Harmful To Cats

    11/19/2015 4:08:58 AM PST · by Biggirl · 92 replies ^ | November 19, 2015 | Breitbart News
    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) — A viral trend involving placing cucumbers behind cats has been deemed cruel and harmful behavior by some experts.