Cats

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Every animal deserves a comfortable place to rest its head — especially those with no one to love them. The Humane Society of the United States, along with Kuranda and Bubba’s Beds for Shelter Friends, is trying to give the gift of comfort to more homeless pets through Operation Shelter Snuggle, an initiative that aims
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Home: Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an adoptable pet every week. Today, in honor of Adopt a Shelter Cat month, meet Scotch, a feline available for adoption through Mary’s Kitty Korner of Granby, Connecticut. This kitty was a gift, of sorts,
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Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D., co-director of the Dog Aging Project, with his 2 senior dogs. At Petful, we’re always looking for ways to give our pets a longer, happier life. Simply put, the time we get with our companions is far too short. The fantastic goal of the Dog Aging Project is to harness recent
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This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com From a futuristic cat carrier to the comfiest dog bed ever, these products were made to pamper your pet. Mod Carrier U-pet This well-ventilated space-age backpack keeps a cat or small dog (up to 16 pounds) comfy and safe. You can swap out the acrylic window for a mesh-front
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Microchips are responsible for reuniting countless lost pets with their humans. By: Isabelle Blanchemain There is renewed buzz around the internet that microchips cause cancer in dogs and cats. I say renewed buzz because this fear-inducing story has been circulating for over 10 years.  Proponents of natural and holistic animal health care are usually
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Wonder Woman seems like a suitable nickname for Nora. The 6-month-old feline survived a steep fall from a sixth floor window last week. The death-defying kitty didn’t walk away unscathed, however. Her fall onto a busy Boston street left her with a traumatic brain injury, as well as lung and facial trauma – but she’s expected
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With radios everywhere — our cars, our homes, on our phones — it’s hard to avoid the summer hits that get heavy play. This year’s early frontrunner for earworm of the summer is “Despacito,” the Luis Fonsi song featuring Daddy Yankee. The song has been remixed with Justin Bieber and has over 2 BILLION plays on YouTube,
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Hey, kitty: If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you? Luckily this purr-ticular young cat won’t be answering that fateful question. On Saturday, California Highway Patrol in Marin started receiving reports of a stray kitten stuck in the middle of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, according to CBS 5. The animal-loving officers
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The phrase “We all scream for ice cream” isn’t restricted to just our species. Tito, Kirsten Dunst‘s adopted feline, is quite vocal about his love for the creamy treat. The Beguiled actress told PEOPLE that she discovered Tito’s deep devotion to ice cream with her fiancé Jesse Plemons. “He was finishing the last of a
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Some cats crave companionship, even if they’re feral. By: Beverly Goodwin A fluffy gray cat and a snowshoe Siamese take turns grooming and play-wrestling with each other. Later, the fluffy gray cat will check on another female’s kittens. A red tabby and a black cat curl up together because it’s a tad chilly. Each cat
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Serious side eye — it could be headed your way this Hug Your Cat Day. Let’s face it, some cats don’t like to be hugged but on this annual holiday, which is celebrated on June 4, many of them tolerate it for the sake of our Instagram feeds — and how thankful we are that
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Politicians. Dramatic actors. Broadcast journalists. Musicians. Entrepreneurs. None of the above are known for having an especially great sense of humor. Fortunately, Mother Nature — and the Internet — have other ideas. Is there anything funnier (or sillier) than a famous person embracing his or her animal lookalike? We think not. Check out some of
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It’s amazing the commotion one tiny kitten can cause. According to News 12, who reported this story out of Westchester County, New York, residents in the Edgemont section grew concerned for a small kitten that was trapped in a storm drain for up to four days (the Greenburgh Daily Voice reported that it was five,
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Routine blood tests don’t typically tell us enough about cancer affecting our pets. By: sandiegochurch When our pets are sick, our mind often trips into worst-case-scenario mode. Despite all my training, I did this when one of my own cats went lame. My mind immediately screamed “He might have bone cancer!” rather than the more likely alternative
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Extra strong currents of Jedi good vibes are flowing through the universe, because it is the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. The first film in the famous franchise premiered on May 25, 1977. Pets across the world are picking up on these Star Wars vibrations and showing off their best looks inspired by a galaxy far,
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Have you ever met a Kinkalow? Well, you are about to. Yoda is one of the kitties that belong to this newer breed of feline. Kinkalows are a cross between Munchkin cats and American curls, giving them a truly unique look. Kinkalows like Yoda are small with short, little legs and ears that curl back
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It can be hard to get the hair on your head to do what you want. Now, imagine having hair all over. Pets deal with this everyday, which can make having a perfect hair day difficult. But through a mix of genetics, general cuteness, grooming, licking and shaking, they manage. In fact, sometimes their fur
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