All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cats’

‘Zombie Cat’ Now the Subject of Legal Battle

Bart, the “zombie cat” who stole headlines when he rose from grave after being presumed dead is back in the news. This time, he’s the subject of a custody battle. A couple of weeks ago, Bart’s story went viral. His owner, 52-year-old Ellis Hutson, said he found Bart in the middle of the road, covered in blood, and completely lifeless. …

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Cat Draws YouTube Copyright Claim with Its Derivative Purring

In this story, cats and lame copyright bullshit collide. It’s the perfect internet story. Have you ever heard a cat purring and thought, man this really sounds like that one song? Well, YouTube did. And it recently flagged one cat video with a copyright notice. In March of 2014, YouTube user Digihaven uploaded this hour-long video of his cat Phantom …

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Nicole Scherzinger is Reportedly Feeling ‘Drained and Unhappy’

Nicole Scherzinger is allegedly feeling “drained and unhappy.” But, who wouldn’t be with her crazy schedule? Reports claims the former Pussycat Dolls singer has been incredibly busy with work recently, promoting her new album Big Fat Lie and announcing she will appear in London’s West End production of the musical, Cats. The 36-year-old is also rumored to be seeking more …

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Nicole Scherzinger Joins Cast Of “Cats”

Nicole Scherzinger announced her desire to focus on her music career in February after leaving X-Factor UK, saying she was heartbroken about leaving the talent competition. However, the former Pussycat Doll has just joined the cast of Cats and says she is thrilled to be a part of the production. “I am really thrilled to be making my West End …

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Florida Man Points Gun at Cat’s Face, Posts Pic to Facebook

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is at it again! What kind of lovable hijinks is he getting into this time? Is he trying to “drive off” his drunk? Is he sending bomb threats to high schools via Facebook message? Oh. He’s putting a gun to a cat’s head? Oh damn, Florida Man. That’s weird. Don’t do that. We take …

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Two-Faced-Cats: Yes, They Are Real [VIDEO]

Venus, a two-faced cat, has taken the internet by storm with her unique, two-faced look. Venus is a chimera, which makes her one of the rarest cats in the world. Her face is divided into two colors – on one side, she has black fur and a green eye, and on the other side, she has tan fur and a …

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Friskies Dear Kitten: Everybody Loves This Commercial [VIDEO]

A viral video from cat food company, Friskies went viral and generated more than 5 million views on YouTube in just four days. This goes to show that cats still rule the World Wide Web. In the video, an older cat gives advice to a kitten who is new to the household. The video is narrated by Ze Frank, the …

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Orange Is The New Black with Cats Is, Well, You Know

Like all other cat videos on the internet, this sure-to-be-viral-smash reimagining of Netflix’s hit show Orange Is The New Black with cats is dumb and very cute. I mean, look how stupid that cat looks with Alex glasses. Aww. Piper CATman? Geez, you guys. Here, go ahead and watch this short, cute little video from The Pet Collective. I’m just …

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Tara the Hero Cat to Throw First Pitch at Minor League Baseball Game

Normally, I’d say there is no way that a cat could chuck a baseball 60 feet 6 inches–but this is not your normal, everyday cat we’re talking about here. This is Tara, the hero cat. Viral sensation Tara, the cat that saved that little boy from a vicious dog attack, will be throwing out the first pitch next Tuesday, May …

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Kitty Litter May Have Caused Radiation Leak

A nuclear waster storage facility in New Mexico was shut down weeks ago after researchers discovered unsafe levels of radiation, which affected 21 workers. Now scientists have attributed kitty litter to a possible cause of the nuclear decontainment. The underground Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP), located east of Carlsbad, houses drums of plutonium-tinged refuse that are buried 2,100 feet below …

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Cat Saves Boy from Dog Attack, Becomes Obvious Internet Hero

While I’m hesitant to hand the “man’s best friend” title over to our feline companions, I will say that in this particular circumstance, man was lucky to have a cat around the house. With nearly six million views on YouTube, a video entitled “My Cat Saved My Son” has struck viral gold. In the video, which appears to comes from …

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Cat Bites Are More Serious Than Suspected

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 than previously thought, but also more common. The report shows that 30% of all people who see a doctor after …

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Cat Domestication Traced to China, Shows Study

Though it had long been assumed that cats were domesticated by the Egyptians, researchers have now discovered that the animals were first tamed into pets at least one thousand years earlier. A new study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, traces cat domestication to the Chinese villiage of Quanhucun some 5,300 years ago. Researchers believe …

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Cops Find Disgusting Cat Torture Dungeon In Texas

(Warning: This article contains descriptions of animal cruelty) In Santa Fe, Texas, a narcotics investigation that ended Friday had police finding more than what they were looking for; sub-human treatment by “humans” to animals. On Friday afternoon in the 4000 block of Avenue N1/2 in Santa Fe, police executed a warrant and raided the house of 39-year old Brian Anthony …

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Kitten Delivery Is a Thing (for Today), Thanks to Uber and Cheezburger

If you live in New York City, Seattle, or San Francisco, on-demand car service Uber wants to deliver you some kittehs to play with. Apparently, today is National Cat Day – a holiday about as necessary as “National Pizza Day” or “National Beer Day.” Anyway, in honor of that, Uber has teamed up with cat-meme mecca Cheezburger to offer the …

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Cat Caught Smuggling Weed into Moldovan Prison

A wily cat was recently discovered to have been smuggling marijuana into a Moldovan prison, after guards noticed its strange collar. The cat had routinely entered and left the prison through a hole in a fence. Upon closer inspection, guards discovered two bags of weed attached to its collar. According to The Department of Penitentiary Institutions, someone in the village …

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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 in the area. The new plan won’t force people to register their cats, like they have to do with their …

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Vine Cat-Kicker Arrested, Charged with Cruelty to Animals

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 face charges after a Vine video that shows Easley kicking a cat went viral with the help of 4chan, reddit, …

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Guy Kicks Cat on Vine, Infuriates the Internet

“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 the video drew the attention of 4chan and reddit, Easley found himself at the center of an internet justice mob. …

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Cat Parasites Review Dismissed by Cat Advocacy Group

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 to diseases such as schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, rheumatoid arthritis, and brain cancer, the authors warned that cat poop could represent …

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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 now scientists are saying that an infectious parasite called Toxoplasma gondii is much, much more common than they thought, and …

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Cat Poop Could Become Public Health Problem, Researchers Warn

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 warn that 1.2 million metric tons of cat feces is put into the U.S. environment each year, and that some …

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Cats Pretending To Be Dogs Are Kind Of Adorable

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 simply titled, “Be More Dog.” It has cats, dogs, cats pretending to be dogs and Queen’s Flash. I’m not one …

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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. Mad Men. Meowing. Meow Men. Purrrrfect. [PerdsTonTempesca via UPROXX]

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“Poodle Cat” Declared A New Breed

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, curly coat. That cat–named Miss DePesto after the curly-haired receptionist on the show “Moonlighting”–was affected by a gene mutation that …

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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 into our hearts before tearing it out. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, or EPFL for short, is developing what is …

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Cat Boarding Is So Simple It Works, Because…Cats

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 will be viewing this video of cat boarding for the next few days. And having an “ahhh” or chuckle in …

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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 jerks. Sorry, internet. It’s true. Cute little jerks. Check out the follow up to 2012’s cat-friend vs dog-friend below: [via …

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Hey, Internet! Look! The Science of Cats!

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 asses. It’s all here. [AsapSCIENCE, Image via Moyan_Brenn, Flickr]

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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 IT LOOKZ LIEK IN DA SETTINGS: [If none of this made sense, Twitter has added lolcat as a new language. …

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