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  • Grandpa Comes to Shelter to Brush Cats and Kittens and Falls Asleep with Them Every Day for 6 Months

    09/22/2018 5:53:13 AM PDT · by vannrox · 24 replies
    Love Meow ^ | 18sep18 | Amy Bojo
    Grandpa Comes to Shelter to Brush Cats and Kittens and Falls Asleep with Them Every Day for 6 Months Terry from Wisconsin came to Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay, Wisconsin six months ago, and he just kept coming back. When he returned, he didn't come empty-handed. Safe Haven Pet SanctuaryHe brought his very own trusty brush so he could help groom the feline residents there, but little did he know that his regularly visits quickly became an adorable fixture at the sanctuary. When Terry heard about the cage-free, no-kill cat shelter, which specializes in rescuing kitties with...
  • "Our Town" - Iris DeMent cover, by Yours Truly

    09/16/2018 1:01:43 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 21 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 9/16/18 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg" (performance), Iris DeMent (composer/author)
    This episode of Hoppy Cleans Out His Junk Drawer Theatre is made possible by a grant from the I Have No Shame Foundation. For a free download of "Our Town" click here, click on Buy Now, and choose $0.
  • Kitten clings for life as man awaits rescue from Florence. The cat’s name says it all.

    09/15/2018 9:41:02 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 29 replies
    The News and Observer ^ | 09/15/18 | Andrew Carter
    From his seat on the back of a small jon boat, Robert Simmons Jr. surveyed the floodwater in his neighborhood in northwest New Bern. The water, which spilled over from the Neuse River during Hurricane Florence, turned streets into canals, divided by rooftops. It was waist deep on some of those streets, and deeper still on others. All around, street signs and trees poked through the water, offering landmarks to a terrain that even longtime residents now found unrecognizable. Simmons has lived here his entire life — 40 years — he said, and now he didn’t recognize anything. “We...
  • Shelter Tries to Find Home for Cat Who Has Been Waiting for Over 400 Days..

    09/05/2018 7:02:06 AM PDT · by vannrox · 46 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 14fed17 | Amy Bojo
    This charming little boy had been waiting for his forever home for over 400 days. A week before Valentine's Day, the shelter decided to help him find love.Meet Champas the cat!Animal Welfare League NSWThis gorgeous five-year old cat came to Animal Welfare League (NSW, Australia) over a year ago in December 2015. He was very shy, hiding in the shadows and didn't want to interact with anyone. Many animals got adopted, but people kept passing him by. The shelter decided to assign him a role to help socialize him, so he became the feline receptionist working alongside a staff...
  • Man Spent 7 Hours Digging in Piles of Wood to Save Litter of Kittens in Dumpster

    09/02/2018 3:59:12 AM PDT · by vannrox · 56 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | Sept 2016 | Amy Bojo
    A kind-hearted man spent seven hours digging through piles of wood to save a litter of tiny kittens in the dumpster.Courtesy: CliffA month ago, Cliff heard meowing coming from a pile of wood in the dumpster. He spotted a little helpless kitten hanging onto scraps of wood, letting out a few faint cries. Soon he discovered that there were more than one kitten. "They got dumped in the dumpster, then there was wood dumped on top," Cliff told Love Meow. He spent hours digging through piles of wood and steels to save the abandoned kittens. They were so young...
  • Greek cat sanctuary hiring caretaker to live on island, supervise 55 cats

    08/12/2018 2:26:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 66 replies
    The job posting seems normal enough until you learn that the sanctuary isn’t in some sad brick building lined with cages, but is instead located on the stunning Greek island of Syros, where all the cats run free. With the job, you’ll not only have the love of many cats, but you’ll also have a fully paid for, modern little house with its own garden that also has a view of the Aegean Sea, and a small salary to boot.
  • Cats Sailed With Vikings to Conquer The World, Says Genetic Study

    08/08/2018 10:58:35 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 68 replies
    n the first large-scale study of ancient feline DNA, the results reveal how our inscrutable friends were domesticated in the Near East and Egypt some 15,000 years ago, before spreading across the globe and into our hearts. The study was presented at the International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology in Oxford, UK back in 2016, and sequenced DNA from 209 cats that lived between 15,000 and 3,700 years ago - so from just before the advent of agriculture right up to the 18th century. Found in more than 30 archaeological sites in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, these ancient feline...
  • Oregon Woman finds mountain lion napping in her home: "This is Wild!"

    07/24/2018 2:26:26 PM PDT · by luv2ski · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 24, 2018 | Madeline Farber
    An Oregon woman recently came home to an unusual surprise: a mountain lion, which continued taking a nap for six more hours behind her sofa. The odd encounter took place on July 8 in the Ashland, Ore., home of Lauren Taylor. After drinking from a pond in Taylor’s backyard, the cat likely entered her home through an open back door, she explained in Facebook. The post had garnered more than 17,000 reactions and shares as of Tuesday morning.
  • Family Saw Photos of Their Missing Cat on Shelter Page, Tearful Reunion After 2 Years...

    07/20/2018 9:33:43 PM PDT · by vannrox · 43 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 11APR17 | Amy Bojo
    A senior cat that had been missing for 2 1/2 years was reunited with his family after they found his pictures on a shelter's Facebook page. Meet Jimmy!Sue ZelitskyThe 15-year-old tabby cat was rescued and brought to West Milford Animal Shelter (in West Milford, New Jersey) on March 17. One of the volunteers saw him that night and wanted to help get him to a good home soon."Jimmy was picked up not far from West Milford Animal Shelter and brought in as a stray after the blizzard," RC of The Real Cats at West Milford Animal Shelter told Love...
  • Shelter Cat Gives Everyone Hugs and Won't Take No for an Answer

    07/23/2018 9:50:07 PM PDT · by vannrox · 46 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 18MAY18 | Amy Bojo
    Zorro the stray cat was eager to be loved but when he was brought to a shelter in Philadelphia, he could barely tolerate being touched. When staff found out what was bothering him, they soon discovered a cute little quirk that he does to everyone he meets. Pennsylvania SPCAZorro came to the Pennsylvania SPCA four months ago for a chance at a better life. "He was being fed by a Good Samaritan for some period of time, and he was so friendly that she was trying to find him a permanent home," Gillian Kocher Director of Public Relations of...
  • Kitten Saved by Loving Dog Now is Part of Husky Pack...

    07/19/2018 5:09:40 PM PDT · by vannrox · 70 replies
    Love Meow ^ | 20JAN16 | Amy Bojo
    Rosie the rescue kitty was saved by a husky who changed her life forever! Now the kitty thinks she's part husky and is living her life in a pack with her canine buddies. Photo: @lilothehusky Rosie the kitten was found when she was 3 weeks old. Lilo the Husky dog took to her when she was very sick and brought her back to life. It was quite a miracle! (See: full story) Today Rosie is all grown up and is part of the husky clan of four. She goes on walks with her canine family and shares every adventure...
  • D.C. Cat-Counting Census to Cost $1.5 Million Over Three Years

    07/18/2018 6:43:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 17, 2018 | 12:35 PM EDT | Craig Bannister
    A three-year, $1.5 million effort to count the number of cats living in the nation’s capital launched Tuesday. The “DC Cat Count” census is being conducted a group of scientists and animal welfare organizations, the Washington Post reports. […] The results of the study will “facilitate data-driven cat population management” and improve the lives of both cats and other wildlife residing in D.C., the DC Cat Count website explains. …
  • Kitten with Special Needs Clings to Foster Dad for Love After He was Saved

    07/18/2018 12:11:45 AM PDT · by vannrox · 56 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | Jul 17 18 | Amy Bojo
    A teeny black kitten came to a veterinary clinic, in need of foster care. He was very wobbly and extremely tiny for his age. Danielle @fostercatsandkittensAbout a month ago, Gus the kitten was taken into The Poppy Foundation at Bonanza Cat Hospital in Las Vegas after he was found on the streets in the brutal summer temperatures. "It was thought that Gus had Cerebellar Hypoplasia because he was very unstable. He would fling his head around and showed all the signs of having this neurological disorder," Danielle, an avid foster based in Las Vegas, told Love Meow. "I have...
  • A professor was giving a TV interview about Polish politics. His cat didn’t care.

    07/09/2018 6:01:22 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/09/2018
    Targalski was speaking with a journalist from the Dutch public television station Nieuwsuur to weigh in on “the controversial forced removal of Polish top judge Malgorzata Gersdorf” by the country’s ruling conservative party, according to NTR reporter Rudy Bouma. Partway through the taping, his orange tabby began pawing and mewing at Targalski’s right side. The cat then scaled up the professor’s arm like a personal Everest. “Eh — we tolerate this?” Targalski asked. It was both a question and an apologetic statement, directed more to the camera crew and less to the cat, who by this point was already upon...
  • Kitten Rescued After Running Across 60 Freeway, Getting Stuck in Engine Compartment of Car...

    06/14/2018 9:42:58 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    KTLA ^ | Updated at 12:55PM, June 13, 2018 | Tracy Bloom and Kacey Montoya,
    An off-duty sheriff's lieutenant, his wife and a good Samaritan helped rescue a kitten after he ran through traffic on the 60 Freeway in the Diamond Bar area and then got stuck in the engine compartment of a stopped vehicle, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday. Lt. Min Dinh, a 31-year veteran of the department, and his wife, retired sheriff's Lt. Jenny Ha, were driving home from church on the westbound 60 near the Grand Avenue exit on Sunday when they saw a woman sitting on a blanket in the emergency lane. The couple pulled over to help...
  • "Flight of the Kitteh" - kitty video plus crazed classical music

    06/01/2018 9:58:44 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 27 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 6/1/18 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    I wasn't sure whether this was a music video or a kitty video, so I decided to err on the side of self-promotion. Kitteh: Deimos Briefly-Glimpsed Kitteh: Zia Music: "Flight of the Bumblebee," N. Rimsky-Korsakov, performed by Hopalong Ginsberg (yeah, it's MIDI programming)
  • Shelter Cat Gives Everyone Hugs and Won't Take No for an Answer

    05/24/2018 4:59:49 AM PDT · by vannrox · 37 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | May 23 18 | Amy Bojo
    Zorro the stray cat was eager to be loved but when he was brought to a shelter in Philadelphia, he could barely tolerate being touched. When staff found out what was bothering him, they soon discovered a cute little quirk that he does to everyone he meets. Pennsylvania SPCAZorro came to the Pennsylvania SPCA four months ago for a chance at a better life. "He was being fed by a Good Samaritan for some period of time, and he was so friendly that she was trying to find him a permanent home," Gillian Kocher Director of Public Relations of...
  • Curious Cat Hangs on to Van at 60 mph

    05/23/2018 10:50:55 AM PDT · by NEMDF · 29 replies
    KETV Newswatch 7 - Omaha, NE ^ | 5/22/2018 | Chinh Doan
    OMAHA, Neb. — The Nebraska Humane Society said staff had never seen anything like this until KETV NewsWatch 7 showed them the video. Now, there’s a ‘cat chase’ for updates on the feline or someone who may know what happened. “My daughter says, ‘There's a cat on that van,’ and I was like, ‘Oh no, that's a raccoon,'” recalled Ronda Rankin. “When my husband pulls up closer, I'm like, ‘Oh my God, no, that's a cat.’”
  • (vanity) How to find pet (cat)?

    05/16/2018 6:09:35 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 73 replies
    me | 5/16/18 | me
    Anyone know how to find pets in this day & age?
  • CatGenie Self-Flushing Cat Box

    04/20/2018 12:12:23 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 27 replies
    CatGenie ^ | 20 April 2018
    CatGenie automatically scoops, liquefies, and flushes cat waste out of the home. [LOL moment for cat lovers. Includes a "G" rated video, with background music!]