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  • Man who allegedly punted cat 'like a football' found dead

    07/03/2015 3:14:31 PM PDT · by BBell · 75 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 · 87 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,...
  • Deadly canine flu strikes Ohio: What you need to do to protect your pet

    04/21/2015 1:10:24 PM PDT · by EBH · 18 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | 4/14/2015
    A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine says the virus has sickened at least 1,000 dogs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana, and some veterinarians worry it could easily spread to other areas of the country. Recent tests from the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have identified the strain as H3N2. Clinical assistant professor Keith Poulsen says it's not yet known how effective current vaccines are against this strain, which is believed...
  • In pictures: David Cameron's cat - Larry, Chief Mouser of Downing Street

    04/19/2015 4:57:39 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 34 replies
    The Telegraph [UK] ^ | 20 April 2015
    Photo essay; must go to link to view.
  • Cat's Bricked-in Ordeal Ends After 27 Days

    Simba, from Meckenheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, was freed by firefighters after a neighbour heard a scratching sound in her newly-renovated bathroom. “It's a miracle, a gift,” owner Helga Henkel, who lost track of Simba after the night of March 8th, told the Bonn General-Anzeiger. “We looked everywhere for Simba, hung up notices, watched out for cats' eyes with a torch at night,” she said. Professor Reto Neiger of the Small Animals Clinic in Gießen said that cats could survive for a long time on very little water, as they were formerly desert-dwelling animals. Although four weeks is a long time to...
  • Dogs Meet Their Kitten Siblings for the First Time [video]

    04/06/2015 4:28:08 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 35 replies
    Life With Dogs ^ | April 6, 2015 | Fred
    From the very first clip, one can clearly see that not all dogs don’t like cats. In fact, some of the dogs in this video seem to think maybe that’s just a very strange looking dog. No matter what they are thinking the at the first meeting, there’s always bound to be plenty of cuteness, and loads of silly fun for these dog and kitten siblings.
  • Move over Grumpy Cat! Frowning feline Pompous Albert becomes latest Instagram star thanks [tr]

    04/06/2015 5:56:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 6, 2015 | Maybelle Morgan
    Move over Grumpy Cat - the latest sourpuss to become an internet sensation is scowling feline Pompous Albert. The grey cat with tufty hair and a permanent frown, from Salt Lake City, has already racked up a remarkable 44.1K followers on Instagram. Albert, who's a Selkirk Rex cat, was also named after his famous lookalike - Albert Einstein, thanks to his wild locks, which are a trademark of his breed.
  • Cats And Vacuums

    04/04/2015 8:57:37 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 30 replies
    Cats And Vacuums
  • Karl Lagerfeld’s cat made $4-million in the past year. What have you done with your life?

    04/03/2015 7:13:25 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 21 replies
    National Post ^ | April 2, 2015 | Hannah Furness, The Telegraph
    It already leads one of the most charmed lives on the planet, spoilt with the finest food and first-class care. Now Choupette, Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, has also been confirmed as one of the richest members of the fashion industry, with its annual earnings matching even the most coveted of models. The Siamese cat, described by the designer as “sophisticated” has earned €3-million (just over $4-million) for just two advertising jobs in the past year: a collaboration with the Japanese cosmetics brand Shu Uemura and posing for a Vauxhall Corsa car calendar.
  • Cats who rose from the ashes of East Village fire:

    04/02/2015 10:35:07 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/02/15 | DAVID MCCORMACK FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Woman who lost her home in gas blast gets reunited with her two beloved felines who survived by hiding under a bed Kathleen Blomberg was forced to leave her beloved pets behind when she fleed her apartment after the gas explosion last Thursday She was finally reunited with Kitty Cordelia and Sebastian on Wednesday The ASPCA had found the two tramatized cats hidden under Blomberg's bed in the abandoned home 'I have no words, because, I mean, they're my children,' said an emotional Blomberg following the reunion
  • Accused B.C. terrorist wanted someone to care for her cat after attack, trial hears

    03/25/2015 1:45:54 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 20 replies
    Vancouver Sun ^ | 3-25-2015 | Canadian Press
    As her husband writes out a list of supplies needed to stage a terrorist attack in Victoria, Amanda Korody presses an undercover officer to find someone to look after the couple's cat after they are gone. "(She's) a beautiful cat, wonderful personality, but obviously under the circumstances we need to find someone who will care for her," says the accused B.C. terrorist in a covert police recording made in early May 2013 and played before a B.C. Supreme Court jury on Wednesday. "Preferably a Muslim," adds Korody's partner and co-accused, John Nuttall, prompting the undercover officer to promise he will...
  • Cat Owner Instant Karma (video)

    03/23/2015 1:22:50 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 15, 2015 | LiveLeak
    Cat Owner Instant Karma
  • Nevada Bill Would Allow Sick Pets to Use Medical Marijuana

    03/18/2015 10:16:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | March 17, 2015 | MICHELLE RINDELS
    <p>CARSON CITY, Nev. — Pets might soon be able to use pot under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.</p>
  • Help for male cats with urinary tract issues *VANITY*

    03/17/2015 9:06:56 AM PDT · by rarestia · 90 replies
    My Noggin ^ | 17 March 2015 | The Rarest
    I'm hoping the FR community can help me with a seemingly chronic feline issue. I have two boys, Luke and Drake, who are from the same litter. They are very different cats. A few years ago, Luke developed urinary crystals. He was straining to urinate, would squat on everything, and he was generally irritable. Vet gave us anti-spasmatics to keep him from trying to urinate excessively and antibiotics to clear up any infections. After a few weeks, his symptoms cleared up, and he seemed better. Two weeks later, he started again, we put him through the same regimen, and this...
  • Classical music and cats-still a good thing

    03/16/2015 4:34:56 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies
    examiner ^ | March 13, 2015
    Classical music with its soothing melodic tones and harmonies is now more readily accepted in pet care as being a positive for the animals who get to listen but is it really? The answer may be “yes”, “no” and “it depends on what kind.” In addition to being able to observe a positive impact, it makes sense that the right sort of classical music needs to be played from the animal perspective to be effective. Soothing music may have a universal component for all species. Factors such as lower pitch and regular tempo are typically associated with more pleasant music...