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  • Animal psychic claims Cecil the lion has spoken to her and given instructions on how to deal...

    08/02/2015 11:12:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 103 replies
    Despite the possibility that talking to Cecil would unveil clues about his death, the animal did not offer an explanation. ... Cecil supposedly told Anderson, who specializes in speaking to clients' deceased pets and charges $75 for a fifteen minute session with up to two animals, that he is now 'finer than ever'. He apparently said he is 'grander than before as no one can take our purity, our truth or our soul'. 'Be strong and speak for all the others who suffer needlessly to satisfy human greed. Bring Light and Love and we will rise above this'.
  • Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead by poachers in Zimbabwean parkk

    08/01/2015 12:00:23 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 71 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 1, 2015 | Wills Robinson
    Cecil the lion's brother Jericho has been shot dead by poachers in a park in Zimbabwe.  The beloved animal was protecting Cecil's lion cubs after he was shot dead by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer earlier this month, sparking outrage around the world.  Jericho is believed to have been gunned down during an illegal hunting operation in Hwange National Park on Saturday afternoon during. Johnny Rodrigues, Chairman for Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, said in a statement: 'It is with great sadness and regret that we report that Jericho was shot dead at 4pm this afternoon.  'We are absolutely heartbroken. We have...
  • A hungry Brit wants cat arrested for eating his bacon

    08/01/2015 10:57:59 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 46 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Ashley Lewis
    It was just a catty complaint. A hungry Brit called the West Yorkshire police seeking to rat out his girlfriend — and their pet feline — for devouring his precious bacon. “Me girlfriend has let the cat eat my bacon,” the man could be heard telling a dispatcher in an audio clip of the call released by police. “I want to press charges.” The bizarre complaint did not rattle the operator. She asked the man if he wanted to press charges against the cat or his girlfriend. Both of them, he said.
  • Cecil the lion's cubs are being protected by his BROTHER

    08/01/2015 1:06:37 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 88 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 31 July 2015 | SIMON TOMLINSON and TOM WYKE
    The cubs fathered by Cecil the lion are being protected by his brother amid fears they will be killed by a male rival, researchers said today. The much-loved lion was killed by American dentist Walter Palmer earlier this month, sparking outrage around the world. After his death, there were fears his cubs would be killed by the next lion in the hierarchy so he could father his own offspring with the females in the pride. But a team at Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit, which had been studying Cecil before he was shot dead, said the lion's brother had stepped...
  • 15 Things People Do That Annoy Their Pets

    07/31/2015 8:09:52 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 26 replies
    Rant Pets ^ | July 15, 2015 | Kallie Provencher
    5. Watch Movies With Door Bell Sounds
  • Cougar petter: “That was a very bad decision.” ( Ohio )

    07/26/2015 5:32:44 PM PDT · by george76 · 100 replies
    WCMH ^ | July 26, 2015 | Nick Bechtel and Mike Bowersock
    WESTERVILLE — The 35-year-old man who crossed a fence to pet some cougars last week said he wishes he had never done it. “That was a very bad decision” said Josh Newell. “If I had to do it over I definitely would have stayed within the barrier boundaries. I was thinking I’m an animal lover. The cats were looking like they wanted some love and just jumped over and petted them.” Newell was pressed with criminal trespassing charges by the Columbus Zoo after video showed him jumping a barrier to pet two adult cougars .
  • OMG! Cat Picks a Fight With the Wrong Squid

    07/21/2015 3:56:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    HLN ^ | 7/21
    While trying to get some dinner, a cat got its just desserts after picking on the wrong squid. In this crazy video, it first appears that the mischievous kitty has the upper hand on its prey. With feline claws and definitely a size advantage, it dips into a pool with the cephalopod. But surprise for the cat because the squid just attaches itself right onto its hunter, turning the tables of the food pyramid. Unable to see because of a face full of tentacles, the regretful cat stumbles backward and all around. And while the cat is eventually able to...
  • NOFD revives lifeless kitten with special oxygen mask

    07/17/2015 3:54:02 PM PDT · by BBell · 30 replies
    NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A lifeless cat was pulled from a small kitchen fire in the Seventh Ward. He was quickly revived thanks to an oxygen mask specially designed for dogs and cats. “I guess he has eight more lives,” said Doug Cardinale with the New Orleans Fire Department. The fire broke out around noon Wednesday in the 1220 block of Columbus Street. The fire was small, according to the New Orleans Fire Department, but almost claimed the life of a house cat.
  • Australia actually declares ‘war’ on cats, plans to kill 2 million by 2020

    07/17/2015 1:41:18 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 117 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | July 16 2015 | Ishaan Tharoor
    The Australian government announced plans to cull up to 2 million feral cats by 2020 in a bid to preserve dozens of native species that authorities claim face extinction because of the cats' predatory behavior. Speaking to a national radio station, Gregory Andrews, the country's first threatened-species Commissioner, said Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt "is declaring war on feral cats, and he's asked me to take charge of that program."
  • Ahh Mr Bond, I've been expecting mew!

    07/13/2015 7:50:04 AM PDT · by pabianice · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/13/15 | Smith
    Nelson the cat was found in an abandoned car park with a wounded eye He now bears striking resemblance to the Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld Rescue centre staff fear the likeness has stopped him from being adopted Nelson is being cared for by Cats Protection in Winslow, Buckinghamshire I's not a face many would welcome at the end of a hard day's work. But the fearsome appearance of Bond villain Blofeld is keeping one animal in need from finding a loving home. Nelson, a ginger Tom cat who was brought to a rescue centre in Winslow, Buckinghamshire, looks...
  • Beta testing new device to be installed on Greece ATMs (GIF at link)

    07/08/2015 6:53:26 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 13 replies
    IMGUR ^ | July 7, 2015 | Shpeque
    Link to GIF
  • The Cat Masseuse: Thai Cat Massage Mastery

    07/07/2015 4:58:54 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    The most laid back cat ever gets a massage by a beach tourist in Thailand...
  • Are Cats Really Wild Animals? Experts clash over whether they count as a domesticated species.

    07/07/2015 7:14:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 85 replies
    Slate ^ | July 5, 2015 | David Grimm
    The other night, before my wife and I put our 2½-year-old twins to bed, she began reading them one of their favorite books, Where the Wild Things Are. Juliet, in Dalmatian pajamas, asked, “Mommy, where are the wild things?” My wife glanced over at our gray-and-white tabby curled up on a chair nearby. “Well,” she said, “Jasper’s a wild thing.” Juliet looked incredulous. “Jasper’s not a wild thing,” she said. “He’s a cat!” The dispute is understandable. Though cats have lived with us for nearly 10,000 years and are the world’s most popular pet, experts disagree about whether they’re actually...
  • Man who allegedly punted cat 'like a football' found dead

    07/03/2015 3:14:31 PM PDT · by BBell · 76 replies
    A South Pittsburg man found dead in North Alabama was previously charged with animal cruelty after allegedly punting a cat "like a football." Dejion "D.J." Roberson, 21, was found dead in an isolated area of County Road 208 in Bridgeport. The sheriff's office determined the death was a homicide. Roberson was arrested on Christmas Eve 2013 in McMinn County. Several witnesses saw him carrying a cat by the neck and kicking it like a soccer ball, according to an incident report.
  • Arrogant Cat Perfectly Blocks Girl’s Perfect Yoga Pose (Video at Link)

    07/03/2015 9:30:59 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    The cat even seemed to make an arrogant face like it knew what it was doing. Cats are funny creatures. Sometimes, it seems like we humans love them more than they love us back. Snoky Hootan was performing a difficult yoga handstand pose in front of her camera and was about to pull it off perfectly when her cat decided to sit right in front of the camera, completely blocking her from view.
  • Deimos Hits the 'Nip, Zia Looks On Disdainfully (cat video)

    07/02/2015 2:30:14 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 22 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 7/2/15 | Me
    Deimos likes his catnip. REALLY likes his catnip. No fighting, but one very happy kitty.
  • This is the smallest African wild cat, the black-footed cat... (Beautiful cat alert)

    07/01/2015 10:38:51 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 89 replies
    IMGUR ^ | June 30, 2015 | KittyInTheCity
    More pics here: This is the smallest...
  • Your cat is on a killing spree that's destroying the planet; study finds you're in denial about it

    07/01/2015 8:36:24 AM PDT · by Rio · 84 replies
    OregonLive.com ^ | July 1, 2015 | Douglas Perry
    Your cat is a killer. And we're not just talking about the hit to your soul when Fluffy stares right past you despite your sweetest cooing. Cats, no matter how adorable, are predators. They stalk, they pounce -- and then they snap the neck of whatever little flying or skittering thing they've just caught. Most of us view this as a good thing. We're all better off with fewer rodents around, and if some pretty little birds get caught up in the killing spree, we can live with that. Biologists, it seems, aren't so sure. Domestic cats aren't a natural...
  • Science finally tells us how cats want to be petted

    07/01/2015 6:14:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 30, 2015 | Sadie Dingfelder
    How should you pet your cat? It’s a question that’s stumped pet owners for centuries, but science now has an answer. Here's what a team of researchers from the University of Lincoln in the UK found, in graphical form: Yes, that’s right. Cats do not like being stroked at the base of their tail -- at least, that was the case for most of the 54 cats in this study, and another, smaller study on the topic. That’s sort of a cat erogenous zone, and petting may overstimulate it, the researchers posit.
  • Farewell, Station Master Tama [Station Master Kitty RIP; w/pix]

    06/29/2015 4:02:10 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 11 replies
    This dapper calico named Tama had a very important role as the station master of an electric railway station in Japan. After eight years on the job, she was laid to rest in a beautiful ceremony which 3,000 co-workers, admirers and friends attended. As you can see, she took her job very seriously. The Kishi Railway Station where Tama worked was nearly shut down, leading to her adoptive owner, a local grocer, to be named station master in 2006 to cut costs. A year later Tama took over the role. Her popularity as station master is credited for saving the...
  • Cat Bites German Woman - So She Bites Boyfriend

    06/23/2015 10:27:44 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 55 replies
    The Local ^ | 21 Jun 2015
    A cat bit a woman in Germany, sending her into such a rage that she then repeatedly bit and beat her boyfriend, the owner of the pet, police said on Sunday.A police spokesman said that the 26-year-old woman was attacked by her 39-year-old partner’s feline in the western city of Hagen in the early hours of Saturday. After she tried in vain to discipline the cat, "a fight between the bitten person and the cat's owner ensued in which the 39-year-old was hit and bitten several times," the spokesman said in a statement.
  • (Stowaway) Cat Appears In Full Flight Out Of The Wing

    06/22/2015 2:53:54 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 49 replies
    About Cats-Paradise ^ | June 22, 2015 | Cats-Paradise
    Every pilot has to check a series of things to see if everything is safe to take-off. Checking for cats in wings is not in the manual but now can be added! Next time i bet this will be on his checklist. He was giving a fly lesson when the cat came out of the wing. Check out the video.
  • Web Catch: Yep, there’s a cat on the wing of that airplane

    06/22/2015 12:36:13 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    bringmethenews.com ^ | June 22, 2015 | By Katherine Bloom
    Pilot Romain Jantot has one more item to add to his pre-flight checklist: always check for cats. The Daily Record reports Jantot was teaching a flying lesson in Kourou, French Guinea, when an unexpected stowaway made an appearance. After a smooth ascent, a cat creeps from its place on the wing toward the cockpit. The feline flyer seemed unfazed by its journey among the clouds, although the pilot chose to cut the trip short. Jantot uploaded the above video to YouTube on Sunday, where it has since been viewed nearly 400,000 times. He notes the carry-on cat is doing well,...
  • Things Cats Do That'd Be Creepy If You Did Them [video]

    06/21/2015 3:45:25 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 21 replies
    Buzzfeed via YouTube ^ | Feb 28, 2014 | BuzzFeedVideo
    "He takes a while to warm up to people."
  • My Father's Day gift

    06/21/2015 10:24:20 AM PDT · by Squidpup · 23 replies
    June 21, 2015 | squidpup
  • Romanian company hires cat as communications director

    06/21/2015 10:09:27 AM PDT · by Dragonfly · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 9, 2015 | Tom Wyke
    He’s the purr-fect employee: Company in Bucharest hires a CAT as communications director…. And it earns more than a typical Romanian Bossy beat off the competition of 700 other applicants for the top job The fluffy feline was appointed after the company said it was impressed by his attitude Bossy will reportedly receive a salary equivalent to £110 a month plus bonuses By TOM WYKE FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 12:22 EST, 9 June 2015 | UPDATED: 06:45 EST, 10 June 2015 With the competition for jobs fiercer than ever, the director of communications position at a new start up was always...
  • Cat That Gained Viral Fame After Saving Young Boy Wins Hero Dog Award

    06/20/2015 1:26:59 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 70 replies
    AP via HuffPo ^ | 6/19/15 | Sue Manning
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter's Hero Dog award has gone to a cat. In May 2014, Tara the cat fought off a dog that attacked her 6-year-old owner as he rode his bicycle in the driveway of his Bakersfield home.
  • Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats

    06/19/2015 8:10:41 AM PDT · by Altariel · 112 replies
    Here are five (mostly) scientific reasons why dogs trump cats. 1. Exercise motivation While dogs demand physical and recreational activity, all cats demand is food and a comfy sofa to sleep on all day. Great job being a role model, Felix! **** 2. Give the elderly a purpose Pets are wonderful stress relievers for people of all ages, but the elderly in particular benefit from owning a dog. **** 3. Sniff Out Cancer Cats have an attuned sense of smell, but they're difficult to train. The top cats also can't match the top dogs nose for nose. **** 4. Smarter...
  • Maine woman climbs 75 feet up tree to save cat, gets stuck

    PRESQUE ISLE, Maine —It is not uncommon for firefighters to get called to rescue a cat stuck in a tree, but crews in northern Maine recently had to rescue a cat's owner. A woman climbed 75 feet up a tree in Presque Isle to try and save her cat, but then she panicked and called 911. The fire department came with a ladder truck and brought her to safety.
  • Not-So-Guilty Pleasure: Viewing Cat Videos Boosts Energy, Positive Emotions

    06/17/2015 10:32:54 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 55 replies
    Indiana University ^ | 16 June 2015
    The Internet phenomenon of watching cat videos, from Lil Bub to Grumpy Cat, does more than simply entertain; it boosts viewers' energy and positive emotions and decreases negative feelings, according to a new study by an Indiana University Media School researcher. Internet data show there were more than 2 million cat videos posted on YouTube in 2014, with almost 26 billion views. Cat videos had more views per video than any other category of YouTube content.
  • Our sweet big kitty just died

    06/16/2015 6:38:52 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 98 replies
    LonePalm | 6/16/2015 | LonePalm
    Our sweet big kitty just died peacefully in her sleep after a very short decline. We believe her heart just gave out. There is a big Patches shaped hole in our hearts just at the moment.
  • Can you speak CAT? How to decode a moggie's body language

    06/15/2015 6:53:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 15 June 2015 | David Derbyshire for the Daily Mail
    Doing the rounds on social media is a picture that explains the difference between dogs and cats. A dog is shown looking desperate to please, over the words: ‘These people feed me, shelter me and love me . . . They must be gods.’ Next to him is a cat with the comment: ‘These people feed me, shelter me and love me . . . I must be a god.’ And there, in a nutshell, is everything you need to know about the two species. Dogs are pack animals, eager to please and desperate to be adored. Cats are not....
  • Misty the Kitty Learns the Agony of De Feet [video]

    06/08/2015 1:17:13 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 28 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 6/8/15 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Misty loves to be petted. I'm too lazy to bend over. Problem solved.
  • No Chance of a Relaxing Shower in This House (Siamese Cats)!!

    06/07/2015 7:53:39 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 52 replies
    It’s true that Siamese cats are very fun loving and adventurous, they also have a reputation for being very chatty.
  • World's oldest cat passes away

    06/06/2015 9:17:39 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 37 replies
    Union-Tribune ^ | 6/5/15 | Karla Peterson
    Tiffany Two, the Ocean Beach feline who held the Guinness World Record as the World’s Oldest Living Cat, passed away at the age of 27. The petite black and orange tortoiseshell kitty died in her sleep on May 22 in her favorite spot — in bed next to her owner, Sharron Voorhees. “That’s where she slept, and that’s where she passed,” said Voorhees, a retired lawyer in her 70s. “I was so grateful that she did it perfectly right until the end.” Tiffany Two — whose name was a tribute to Tiffany, a cat that Voorhees had in the 1970s...
  • Stamford Man Calls 911 After 4 Hour Standoff With ‘Aggressive’ Cat

    06/04/2015 1:57:11 PM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    CBS NY ^ | June 4, 2015 | Staff
    You said a cat? That was the response a 9/11 operator had when a Stamford man called 9/11 Wednesday to report his cat was attacking him.
  • 84% of Women Worldwide Dealt With Catcalls Before Age 17: Study

    05/28/2015 3:25:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | ERICA PEARSON
    Women the world over have to deal with “hey, baby” and worse from catcallers while walking on the sidewalk or riding the train — and most say the harassment started when they were girls. Street harassment is so common around the globe that 84% of women say they experienced it before turning 17, a new study found. More than half told researchers they have been fondled orgroped, according to the global online survey of more than 16,600 women, by anti-harassment group Hollaback! and Cornell University. “This is a global problem. This really points to the fact that it is a...
  • Homeless Kittens Find a Rescue Dog to Be Their New Mom!

    05/22/2015 7:14:34 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 12 replies
    Two homeless kittens were taken in by a rescue dog who became the mother they never had. Ms. Jackson is a rescue dog who has a big heart, especially for little foster kittens. She was adopted to a family that brings in foster kittens. When they brought back a pair of homeless kittens from the shelter, her motherly instinct kicked in and started cleaning and caring for them like a mother would. The kittens fell in love and began to nurse on their surrogate mom.
  • Oakland Cat Town Cafe Lowers Feline Euthanasia Rate

    05/21/2015 11:58:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | Tamara Palmer
    Oakland's Cat Town Cafe and Adoption Center is purring along nicely. According to Inside Scoop SF, the combination coffee spot and kitty fostering hangout has succeeded in adopting out 184 cats since it opened in October, which has brought the euthanasia rate at partner organization Oakland Animal Services down from 41 to 21 percent. Those statistics may or may not take into account the most recent foster animal, Griffin, an orange and white cat who was one of the cafe's longest residents; he got fostered on Monday. Cat Town Cafe's Saving Pets crowdfunding campaign has currently raised $29,232 to continue...
  • Blue Buffalo Admits To Lying About Ingredients

    05/19/2015 7:40:39 PM PDT · by Altariel · 36 replies
    As it often happens, a competition between companies had benefitted the consumer. Purina was bent on catching Blue Buffalo in an advertising lie – they claimed they never used poultry by-product meal in their foods. However, Purina did some testing of Blue Buffalo product and found that was not the case and sued them for False Advertising. Just last week, a year after the case was filed, Blue Buffalo admitted to using by product meal in “a ‘substantial’ and ‘material’ portion of their pet food.” (www.petfoodhonesty.com) Blue Buffalo asked the Court for additional time to file an Amended Complaint in...
  • Rescue Cat Mama Nursing Her 8 Kittens: 7 Calico Girls, 1 Boy [video]

    05/17/2015 1:06:28 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 23 replies
    LoveMeow ^ | Apr 06, 2015
    This rescue momma cat is nursing her 8 kittens: 7 calico girls and 1 boy. “The mother was grey and all the babies came out calico colored! The only boy in the litter is the black and white one with the goatee,” said Rachel, the foster mom. “She was found outside feral with a litter of kittens she could not take care of,” Rachel said. The cat mama was having a hard time caring for all 8 kittens and needed some help to raise her babies. “All kittens in the litter survived!” she added.
  • Stray Dog Adopts Tiny Kitten After Losing Her Own Puppies [2 videos]

    05/16/2015 11:56:22 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 25 replies
    LoveMeow ^ | Apr 03, 2015
    A stray dog adopted an orphan kitten after losing her litter of puppies. They were discovered in a roadside ditch on March 17. The dog couldn’t let her baby out of her sight. The unlikely pair were rescued and taken to the Mercy Animal Clinic in Garland, Texas. The little baby kitten, less than 10 days old, has been nursing on the dog mama for milk. They named them Pittie and Kitty. [Scroll down for videos] “Each morning and when I go in to get Kitty for a feeding she is usually snuggled with Pittie,” said Dr. Rick Hamlin. “Every...
  • Maru the Box Cat Develops New Walking Style. Hana’s Reaction is Priceless!

    05/16/2015 9:04:21 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 18 replies
    lovemeow ^ | 05.16.15
    Maru thinks he can fit into virtually any boxes. This is him creating a new walking style with a tiny box… Just look at Hana’s reaction. It’s priceless!
  • 8-month-old male cat nurtures 6 kittens abandoned on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island

    05/16/2015 4:27:29 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 19 replies
    AP via US News & World Report ^ | 5/15/15 | MARK THIESSEN
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Six abandoned kittens named after the kids in "The Brady Bunch" TV series are getting a nurturing boost from an unlikely source — a male cat with a slight neurological disorder. The 3-week-old kittens — named Jan, Marcia, Cindy, Greg, Peter and Bobby — have been adopted by Henry, an 8-month-old male cat in the southeast Alaska community of Ketchikan. "We have Henry playing Alice; it was the perfect match," said Heather Muench, comparing the cat's role to that of the lovable live-in housekeeper on the TV series.
  • Noisier than a washing machine, the cat with the loudest purr in the world: [tr]

    05/13/2015 6:50:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 12, 2015 | Paul Harris
    IT starts with a warble, a little like a creature calling out in the jungle. Then it turns to a rumble, like a train approaching from afar, or the sound of someone revving a single-cylinder motorbike in the distance. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Er… no. It’s Merlin, the world’s loudest moggy. With a growl that can drown out the noise of a dishwasher, he has just secured a Guinness World Record for the domestic cat with the highest decibel-rated purr. It officially peaked at an impressive 67.8dB – about the same as the sound of a...
  • Orangutan feeds baby tigers while acting as surrogate mother

    05/10/2015 7:07:53 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 19 replies
    The 30-second film captures the orangutan monkeying around with the cubs before sitting one on her knee and feeding it with a bottle of milk
  • Cats and Mouse: At Disneyland, Mickey has plenty of feline company

    05/10/2015 1:56:56 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    latimes.com ^ | Emily Foxhall
    “If I were a cat, there would be no better place to live than Disneyland.” - Taylor Roberts, a freelance writer who still remembers his first sighting at the park: a cat darting across a path in Fantasyland A Disneyland spokesman declined to comment on the four-legged inhabitants of the carefully manicured resort, except to acknowledge that they exist, and a woman darted away without revealing her identity when caught feeding one of the favorite felines. But the theme park has been known to care for the cats, who reciprocate by keeping the mice and other rodents at bay. It's...
  • Kitty War II

    05/03/2015 11:08:20 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 35 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 5/3/15 | Me (and Deimos and Misty)
    Two of my kitties had a squabble. I got it on video. It's a slow night. Have fun.
  • How to set up the Apple Watch in 16 steps - Including one absolutely necessary cat video

    04/24/2015 8:04:58 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 70 replies
    The Verge ^ | April 24, 2015 | By Dieter Bohn
    So! You have successfully purchased an Apple Watch, or you’re interested in how the setup process works. Either way, you are to be congratulated for your initiative and willingness to take a risk on a brand new platform, one that lives on your wrist and makes your wrist part of how you live. Also, it has a really great Mickey Mouse watch face. We’re here to help. This article explains the major steps you will need to go through to set up and understand your new Apple Watch. It is virtually identical for all versions of the watch, from the...
  • Whatever happened to Larry the Downing Street cat’s increased security?

    04/24/2015 7:15:08 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 19 replies
    Spectator [UK] ^ | 30 March 2015 | Camilla Swift
    When reports emerged that a dog had allegedly been poisoned at Crufts, David Cameron appeared to be extremely worried that a similar fate might befall the Downing Street cat, Larry. Talking to Heart FM, the Prime Minister promised to ‘double the security around him and make sure he’s ok’. But this morning Larry looked far from ‘ok’ when police sniffer dog Bailey turned up on his doorstep. Perhaps the PM has more important things to think about – or perhaps police security is what Cameron had in mind to waylay any attempts on his cat’s life. But needless to say,...