Category: Cats in the News

Joplin Cat Found Alive 16 Days after Tornado!

Some good news out of Joplin, Missouri.  Lavern, a 13-year-old cat, was found after being buried in rubble for 16 days!  Lavern is hungry and dehydrated but expected to make a full recovery!   via Suzi Hoskins

Science + Cats = Awwww!

via Read about these rare cats born via in-vitro fertilization on ZooBorns.  

Congratulations to Solomon & Bruno!

Solomon & Bruno are two very special cats from Ollie’s Place in New York City. These special cats share a unique bond, so shelter officials decided to make it official by performing the very first same-sex cat wedding. (They call it a tail-joining!) What’s next for these two committed cats? They’re looking for their forever... Read more »

Help the Cats and Dogs of Egypt!

Reader Jennifer Habley alerted us to this plea to help the cats and dogs of Egypt, written by Gwen Cooper (Homer’s mom).  We’ve reprinted it below.  If you can help in any way, please do so, and please pass the word along!!! I’m assuming that everybody reading this knows something of the current chaos reigning... Read more »

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"It's like an animal rescue version of the Brady Bunch."

Check out this adorable story about 10 puppies and kittens looking for their forever homes! via Don’t forget to email us funny, doctored pics of your cats.  We’re donating $1 to the Anti-Cruelty Society for every pic we get.  Deadline is this Sunday!  Email pics to!

Mother of the Year!

Meet Esperanza, named Mother of the Year by the Edmonton Humane Society.  Esperanza was found with a severely broken leg, but that didn’t stop her from nursing a litter of puppies…and a kitten!  Watch her inspirational story below!

The Truth About Cat Food Taste Testing

Have you ever wondered who tastes cat food before it goes out to market?  Cats can be really picky about what they eat, so how how do they do it?  Do humans and cats have the same taste for cat food? If you’ve ever wanted to know the answers to these questions, check out this... Read more »

Cats in Need!

Woah.  While browsing the internet for news about cats this morning (what? how do you start your day?), I was bombarded with stories about cats in need from California to Massachusetts.  Do you know someone who can help these cats out? The Larimer Humane Society in Fort Collins, Colorado is desperate for help after 50... Read more »

Cat Owners: Happier, Healthier, Gentler!

This probably comes as no surprise to the readers of this blog, but USA Today just published an article about the benefits of cat ownership.  “Research shows cats can also be caretakers for us and our families, improve our health and teach us and our children to be kinder, gentler souls.” Read the full article... Read more »