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Cat Bites Are More Serious Than Suspected

Cat Bites Are More Serious Than Suspected

By Ellisha Rader Mannering February 18, 2014

Most people don’t consider cats to be ferocious animals, but did you know that a cat bite can lead to serious medical problems? The Mayo Clinic recently completed a study that shows that cat bites are not only more serious …

New 3-Cat Limit in Effect in New Zealand District New 3-Cat Limit in Effect in New Zealand District

A new ordinance in the Rangitikei District of New Zealand is limiting pet owners to three cats per household. The new new feline bylaw was put into place after the district council received too many complaints concerning noise and odor …

Vine Cat-Kicker Charged with Cruelty to Animals Vine Cat-Kicker Charged with Cruelty to Animals
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A viral animal abuse video has led to an arrest, and the perpetrator faces a maximum of 60 days in jail on a charge of cruelty to animals. 17-year-old Walter Easley will be back in court on September 12th to …

Guy Kicks Cat on Vine, Infuriates the Internet Guy Kicks Cat on Vine, Infuriates the Internet
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“Look at this goddamn cat on my porch. Get the f*ck off my porch,” said Walter Easley moments before kicking a kitten off his porch and into his yard. He then posted a video of the incident on Vine. After …

Cat Parasites Review Dismissed by Cat Advocacy Group Cat Parasites Review Dismissed by Cat Advocacy Group
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Earlier this week, doctors warned in a review in the journal Trends in Parasitology that large amounts of cat poop in the U.S. could contribute to the spread of a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. Since the parasite has been linked …

Cat Parasites: Watch Out For That Litter Box Cat Parasites: Watch Out For That Litter Box

Cat poop is, as poop goes, pretty gross. Pregnant women have been warned for years now not to get near it because of the bacteria it holds, which can cause dangerous infections and pose serious threats to a fetus. But …

Cat Poop Could Become Public Health Problem Cat Poop Could Become Public Health Problem

A review in the journal Trends in Parasitology this week warns that cat poop could be an under-appreciated public health problem. E. Fuller Torrey of The Stanley Medical Research Institute and Robert Yolken of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center …

Cats Pretending To Be Dogs Are Kind Of Adorable Cats Pretending To Be Dogs Are Kind Of Adorable
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The Internet loves cats. The Internet loves dogs. Would the Internet love a cat pretending to be a dog? Well, I certainly think they should. An ad from O2, a mobile carrier in the UK, has created a new ad …

Meow Men, Or, When Mad Men Gets a Feline Makeover Meow Men, Or, When Mad Men Gets a Feline Makeover

There’s really nothing bad about this. I mean, just watch it. It’s the opening credits from AMC’s Mad Men, but with cats. And the iconic Mad Men theme song has been replaced by “meows” – which is cat speak! Cats. …

“Poodle Cat” Declared A New Breed “Poodle Cat” Declared A New Breed
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The so-called “poodle-cat” has now been declared its own breed after spawning nine generations of felines. The Selkirk Rex breed first began in 1987 after a rare genetic mutation caused a cat in Montana to be born with a thick, …

This Robot Cat Has Dreams Of Becoming A Cheetah This Robot Cat Has Dreams Of Becoming A Cheetah

What’s up with researchers making robots that mimic terrifying animals? MIT has already doomed us all with its cheetah bot, and now researchers in Switzerland want to finish the job with a small robot cat that will worm its way …

Cat Boarding, Next Video To Sweep The Internet Cat Boarding, Next Video To Sweep The Internet

A simple formula is all that’s required to rule the internet these days. Cats + Something Adorable = Internet domination. As is proven by a video meme which has a halfway decent chance at blowing up. If nothing else, people …

What If Your Friends Had Pet Personalities? [VIDEO] What If Your Friends Had Pet Personalities? [VIDEO]

Spoiler alert: If your friends acted like your pets, the one that acted like a dog would be loving, affectionate, well-meaning, but ultimately annoying. And the one that acted like a cat, well, he’d be a jerk. Because cats are …

Hey, Internet! Look! The Science of Cats! Hey, Internet! Look! The Science of Cats!
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As if the internet deserved this monumental gifts, acclaimed science illustrators AsapSCIENCE have heard your requests and have just released a video of need-to-know cat facts. Yep, everything from catnip to landing on their feet to invitations to smell their …

Explore Twitter in LOLCAT, If That’s Your Thing Explore Twitter in LOLCAT, If That’s Your Thing

TWITTR HAS JUS ADDD NEW LANGUAGE, AN IZ TEH LANGUAGE OV TEH LOLCATS. LOOK: Happeh Fridai! U can nao change ur language 2 lolcat in Settings. Hope u liek it. twitter.com/settings twitter.com/twitter/status… — Twitter (@twitter) February 8, 2013 HEERS WUT …

Jon Stewart Says Internet Should've Picked the Robot Jon Stewart Says Internet Should've Picked the Robot

Monopoly recently gave the internet (more specifically people on Facebook) the opportunity to kick out one of the old, stale pieces and replace it with a cool, hip new piece. Monopoly made one of the new options a cat. The …

Stewie, the World's Longest Cat, Has Died Stewie, the World's Longest Cat, Has Died
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The internet mourns the passing of Mymains Stewart Gilligan (Stewie) the cat, longcat of all longcats. The Guinness World Record holder for longest cat alive has just died at the age of 8. The cat, who was a staggering 48.5 …