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Celebs praise pet adoption: Cuddly love, kindness and support

It is so important to remember that one should give back to the furry members of society by adopting a pet in need of someone to love. Celebrities have long been using their status to help in the efforts of getting pets adopted.

First cat cafe in United States opens in Northern California

Oakland - Think Americans are a little pet obsessed? Think the "Hello Kitty" craze was over the top, even before we all found out "Hello Kitty" was not a cat at all? Well, hang on -- you ain't seen nothin' yet!

Op-Ed: Celeb kittens recognized for best Internet cat videos

Cat videos are some of the most popular on YouTube. "Dumpter Kitty" was recently voted nationwide as this year's best Internet cat video at the third annual "The Friskies" 2014 awards in Los Angeles, California.

Watch these cats run a 'Pizza Hut'

Detch, Dora, Tencho and Hime are cats. They were hired as the newest employees to work at a fictional Pizza Hut location in Japan.

Bag of cat heads found near Manchester curry restaurants

Manchester - A bin bag of cat heads has been found on a street in Manchester. The discovery is close to Wilmslow Road, an area famed for having many curry houses.

Check out the 'Smartest Cat Feeder. Ever.'

San Mateo - Developers of the "Bistro" cat feeding device have developed a system which tracks your cat's eating patterns and helps you manage their diet. You can even check in on them from home with the built-in camera and app.

RSPCA says cat owners only want cats that look good in 'selfies'

Officials with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) have released reports stating that black cats are not being adopted since they aren't popular in "selfies."

Popularity of 'little tiger' in Vietnam endangers pet cats

Cat owners are having to protect their pets from those who want to serve them as a snack alongside beer. Pet owners must now guard against criminal elements who want to make some fast money off of their stolen animals.

Australia develops poison to kill off feral cats

A new kind of bait has been created, called “curiosity,” which will be used to control the population of feral cats and save species threatened by them.

Cats and Evita revived for the London stage

London - The Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals Cats and Evita are both returning to the West End of London, it was announced on Friday The pair are returning for limited seasons.

Parasite found in litterboxes may aid cancer treatment

Lebanon - Toxoplasma gondii is the name of a parasite which lives in the fecal matter of cats. The body's response to the organism may be useful for defeating cancer.

39 cats stuffed into 5 small crates, abandoned at NJ shelter

Newark - Authorities are searching for a woman who dropped off five small cat crates stuffed with 39 cats at an Essex county animal shelter in the middle of the night on the evening of July 7.

Live the life of a real cat with 'Catlateral Damage'

Have you ever wanted to play a force of nature destroying the home of a defenseless human being? Well now you can see how your own cat feels when they destroy you home with 'Catlateral Damage'.

Review: Buenos Aires Botanical Garden — Beauty and greenery in the city Special

Buenos Aires - The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires, located in the Palermo district of the capital of Argentina, has species of plants from five continents, five greenhouses, 27 sculptures, a butterfly garden, and dozens of cats.

Animal rights groups offer over $23,000 reward in NY cat killings Special

Yonkers - PETA, ASPCA and several other animal rights organizations are offering a reward of more than $23,000 to find the person who killed 25 cats and hung their bodies from a tree in a Yonkers Neighborhood.

Video: First luxury hotel for cats in Paris

Paris - Paris cat lovers now have the ideal solution when going away on vacation. A luxury hotel for cats offering everything they need, including luxury rooms, "gourmet" food and even a communal games room. All this plus around-the-clock care and attention.

Fur flies as U.S. gets to grips with feral cats

Washington - It's Friday night in Eckington, a quiet residential corner of Washington, and the back alley is crawling with feral cats -- rich pickings for seasoned cat-trapper Marty King.

It’s now time to start protecting your pets from heatworms

For readers in North America, it is time to start thinking about protecting your pets from spring pests, particularly mosquitoes, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian.

Infection risks from cat bites

Mayo - Cats often look cute and cuddly, however when they strike or bite a hand, they can inject bacteria deep into joints and tissue. In the U.S., one in three people bitten has to visit a doctor or hospital, according to a new study.

Op-Ed: Your cat thinks you are a big stupid momma cat

According to the British anthrozoologist John Bradshaw, cats regard their "owners" as large rather stupid members of their own species but not hostile.

Dog deli causes howling controversy in Berlin, Germany

Berlin - Over the recent festive period, a special restaurant, just for dogs and cats, opened in Berlin, Germany. However, controversy has raised its furry head over whether a luxury deli for animals is a necessary item.

Lemurs born to older moms are less likely to be attacked

Infant lemurs born to older mothers are less likely to get hurt than those born to younger mothers, according to a long-term research study.

Cats have been domesticated for over 5,000 years

Unlike the domestication of dogs, which has been well studied, little research has looked into the domestication of cats. A new study suggests that humans domesticated cats over 5,300 years ago.

Video: Cats stealing dogs' beds compilation goes viral

A compilation of YouTube videos appears to show that cats stealing dogs' beds has become a problem. In the videos dogs can be seen adopting a variety of tactics in order to regain their bed from the offending cats.

The Met's Balthus Show Offers Meditations on Power And Sex Special

New York - There’s a special sort of power in the new Balthus exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one combining the whimsy and fearlessness of youth with the tension of the male gaze.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay — Honoring the Calgary Zoo post flood 2013

Calgary - This Photo Essay honors the Calgary Zoo animals that were traumatized during the devastating flood in Calgary, Alberta, June 2013. A revisit to the zoo on June 22 was postponed due to massive flooding of the Bow and Elbow rivers from torrential rainfall.

Tick disease risk to domestic cats

Veterinarians are warning pet owners in the U.S. of the increased risk of a disease called Bobcat fever, which is carried by ticks, and is a risk to cats.

Kitten miraculously survives 1,000-mile journey in car engine

Santa Barbara - A very young kitten recently made an incredible and miraculous journey. The male kitten had gotten trapped in a car engine and was rescued 1,000 miles later, only suffering minor injuries.

Review: The Secret Life of the Cat Special

What does your cat do when you let it out; does it have another owner, or should that really read does it own another human?

BBC's 'The Secret Life of the Cat' peeks at daily life of felines

Wonder what your cat does when you sleep or leave the house? A new BBC show sought answers and the show, 'The Secret Life of the Cat' debuts this week. Researchers stuck GPS trackers on 50 cats to cat-ch them going about their day - and night.
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