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4/30/20 - 5/1/20

• Retired teacher has rescued, adopted out 2,500 cats

• Retired teacher has rescued, adopted out 2,500 cats

• Retired teacher has rescued, adopted out 2,500 cats

5/1/20  VIDEO: "Phyllis Danielson says, "A lot of people just bring them to me and we find homes for all of them." Phyllis Danielson is a retired elementary school teacher who's been running Loving Hearts Cat Rescue out of her home garage in Ammon for the last seven years. She says, "I retired from teaching and they said, 'Find something you're passionate about and do it.' So, that's what I do."" - 6KPVI

• Your Cat Can Play Video Games Too With "Mew And Me"

• Retired teacher has rescued, adopted out 2,500 cats

• Retired teacher has rescued, adopted out 2,500 cats

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5/1/20  "Is your cat feeling left out by all the cool video games you've been playing during quarantine? Of course it is. But don't worry, Mew and Me is here to satisfy all your gamer cat's needs. Mew and Me is an app available for both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, wherein your cat can play a variety of games specifically designed for cats." - TheGamer

• Elmo the cat's garden glove collection amuses owner

• Retired teacher has rescued, adopted out 2,500 cats

• Elmo the cat's garden glove collection amuses owner

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5/1/20  "Vikki Maddocks said Elmo had brought home at least 14 gloves from neighbouring gardens in Belper, Derbyshire, over the past year. She said the three-year-old usually brought home one glove and went back to fetch the matching hand later. Mrs Maddocks has been trying to reunite the gloves with their owners through a community Facebook page." - BBC NEWS

• Woman to sit in cat pen for 26 hours

• Why this Chattanoogan has pet insurance for her two cats

• Elmo the cat's garden glove collection amuses owner

5/1/20  "Leah Snowden, from King’s Lynn, is interested to see “life from a cat’s perspective” as she plans to spend 26 hours in a feline maternity pen for Cats Protection.

The 29-year-old joins fellow cat lovers across the country taking up the 2.6 challenge to raise money for the feline charity during the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen fundraising “severely hit”." - Eastern Daily Press

• Owners get pawsome lockdown advice from Cats Protection

• Why this Chattanoogan has pet insurance for her two cats

• Why this Chattanoogan has pet insurance for her two cats

5/1/20  "Cats Protection has received 3,039 calls to its National Information Line during the month to-date with around 10% of those citing COVID-19 as the primary reason for the call and many more featuring the virus as part of the discussion. The advice, which can be found on the charity’s Coronavirus advice hub..." - Pocklington Post

• Why this Chattanoogan has pet insurance for her two cats

• Why this Chattanoogan has pet insurance for her two cats

• Why this Chattanoogan has pet insurance for her two cats

5/1/20  "It started when Amy Parker noticed her cat, Mongo, stumbling around the house. "Just every now and then he's looking like he had a couple too many," she says, mimicking a wobble. The first couple of times, she mistook his crooked steps as a possible ear infection. Then one day he fell over." - Chattanooga Times Free Press

• Recognising acts of kindness towards animal rescue during the coronavirus pandemic

• Recognising acts of kindness towards animal rescue during the coronavirus pandemic

• Recognising acts of kindness towards animal rescue during the coronavirus pandemic

5/1/20  "Digging around the Internet, as I do, I bumped into some acts of kindness which don’t necessarily surprise me but which greatly impress me. It is a time during which people are pulling together. There is a comaraderie which is not present in normal times. It’s a bit like the war and I suppose that it is a war but this time against an invisible enemy which is mugging the world." - PoC

• The uncertain future of New York City’s cats during pandemic

• Recognising acts of kindness towards animal rescue during the coronavirus pandemic

• Recognising acts of kindness towards animal rescue during the coronavirus pandemic

5/1/20  "Lisa Scroggins, the founder of Little Wanderers, a rescue organisation under pressure, but remaining successful during the coronavirus pandemic in New York City, is nervous about the future of feral and indeed domestic cats in the city. She said that climbing unemployment rates are affecting the prospects for domestic cats in homes, never mind the health and welfare of feral cats." - PoC

• My attention-seeking cat is sabotaging my Zoom calls

• Recognising acts of kindness towards animal rescue during the coronavirus pandemic

• My attention-seeking cat is sabotaging my Zoom calls

5/1/20  "You may think you know everything about cats, but you don't know my cat. Cats are supposedly aloof and indifferent to what their human housemates get up to during the day -- and lots are, I've fostered many of them -- but my cat isn't one of them." - cnet

• You Can Crochet A Tiny Couch For Your Cat

• Woman Hand-Crafts a Mid-Century Modern Style Cardboard House for Her Cats

• My attention-seeking cat is sabotaging my Zoom calls

4/30/20  "Cats love to find warm, comfortable places to curl up and snooze or just keep an eye on the rest of the household. And some cat owners love their feline friends so much, they’ve made them their very own “kitty couches.” These miniature couches are the height of crocheted cuteness." - SimpleMost

• Life lessons from a sick, healthy cat

• Woman Hand-Crafts a Mid-Century Modern Style Cardboard House for Her Cats

• Woman Hand-Crafts a Mid-Century Modern Style Cardboard House for Her Cats

4/30/20  "Even though we live with three cats and a dog, my wife and I don’t refer not to ourselves as “pet owners,” opting rather for the moniker, “pet guardians.” You are now thinking either: “Meh, so what?” yet, continuing to read. “Oh, you’re one of those type of people,” possibly even falsely labeling me as “wacko animal rights activist.” - Daily News

• Woman Hand-Crafts a Mid-Century Modern Style Cardboard House for Her Cats

• Woman Hand-Crafts a Mid-Century Modern Style Cardboard House for Her Cats

• Woman Hand-Crafts a Mid-Century Modern Style Cardboard House for Her Cats

4/30/20  "If you have a cat, you know that they’re obsessed with cardboard boxes. While watching her two feline friends—Huckleberry and Floyd—play inside an old package, cat mom and graphic designer Gentry Sanders was struck with an idea. Armed with old boxes and creativity, she decided to build them a mid-century cardboard cat house." - My Modern Met

4/29/20 - 4/30/20

• Can you see the cat? The optical illusion on Instagram and Twitter explained...

• Can you see the cat? The optical illusion on Instagram and Twitter explained...

• Can you see the cat? The optical illusion on Instagram and Twitter explained...

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4/30/20  "As life under lockdown continues in the UK, more and more people are looking to the internet to keep themselves amused. The latest in a long line of internet crazes is the “Can You See The Cat” challenge, which is making its way across Instagram and Twitter. This is everything you need to know about the challenge - including how to see the cat." - Edinburgh News

• Yoga with cats is more relaxing than you’d think

• Can you see the cat? The optical illusion on Instagram and Twitter explained...

• Can you see the cat? The optical illusion on Instagram and Twitter explained...

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4/30/20  "Whether you’ve done yoga for years, or recently started the practice, you’ll have to find new ways to salute the sun or settle into a relaxing shavasana as we shelter in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. In my case, I share a small home with three cats, who like to make their presence known whenever I exercise in the living room. That’s why it was nice to find a class that understands this reality for many pet owners: the Cats on Mats Virtual Yoga class, offered by Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek." - The Mercury News

• Mother Cat Brings Her Ill Kitten To The Hospital, Medics Rush To Help

• Can you see the cat? The optical illusion on Instagram and Twitter explained...

• Mother Cat Brings Her Ill Kitten To The Hospital, Medics Rush To Help

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4/30/20  "Recently, photos taken at one Istanbul hospital’s emergency room made a round on social media. The snaps that were shared by Merve Özcan on Twitter show a mother cat bringing her sick kitten to the human hospital. The paramedics can be seen surrounding the poor mama cat and petting her. Luckily, the Turkish people are known for their love and respect for stray animals and they provided the cats with the necessary help. The kitten is now fine and no CAT scans were required." - boredpanda

• Kittens and dinosaurs: the museum cats that inspired writer Holly Webb

• Kittens and dinosaurs: the museum cats that inspired writer Holly Webb

• Mother Cat Brings Her Ill Kitten To The Hospital, Medics Rush To Help

4/30/20  "Writing the Museum Kittens series has felt like a lovely accidental present – as if I’d been given the story! In November 2017 I went on a book tour to Moscow and St Petersburg with my Russian publishers, Eksmo. I’d been to St Petersburg once before as a student, and loved visiting the amazing Hermitage Museum – but somehow I’d missed that the Hermitage had cats!" - BookTrust

• Cat lover discovers he knows little about felines

• Kittens and dinosaurs: the museum cats that inspired writer Holly Webb

• Cat lover discovers he knows little about felines

4/30/20  "My family has almost always been cat owners, even before we moved here to Beautiful Marion County. There have only been several periods in our lives when we did not have cats around. At one time some 45 years ago, we had about 30 of them at one time. We lived way out in the sticks back then, and most of the felines were “outdoor” cats — only a couple were ever allowed inside. Our house wasn’t big enough!" - Ocala.com

• Does a cat care about closed doors?

• Kittens and dinosaurs: the museum cats that inspired writer Holly Webb

• Cat lover discovers he knows little about felines

4/30/20  "Yes, cats care about closed doors as they get in the way of their day-to-day acitivities without any perceived rhyme or reason. The problem is that cats don’t really understand doors. They are a human invention designed to compartmentalise places. Instinctively domestic cats don’t see the world as compartmentalised. When they are closed, doors are meant to create privacy. When locked they provide security." - PoC

• Pictures of 32-year-old cat: as a kitten and now

• This Cat Named Carrot Has Gone Viral For Getting His Little Paws In The Fridge

• This Cat Named Carrot Has Gone Viral For Getting His Little Paws In The Fridge

4/30/20  "I’d say that these pictures together are unique on the internet. Firstly it is very rare to see two pictures of a cat when they are a kitten and at the end of their life. To that you can add the age of this cat: 32 years. This is one of the oldest domestic cats ever. Creme Puff, the world record holder in history for cat lifespan died in 2005 at the age of 38." - PoC

• This Cat Named Carrot Has Gone Viral For Getting His Little Paws In The Fridge

• This Cat Named Carrot Has Gone Viral For Getting His Little Paws In The Fridge

• This Cat Named Carrot Has Gone Viral For Getting His Little Paws In The Fridge

4/30/20  "This is Carrot, a very handsome boy who's become famous online for sticking his paw into a fridge. Carrot lives with his humans, Rachel Zardus and Andrew Taylor, in Maryland. He was found as a kitten at a gas station and taken in by the couple's good friend who works at an animal hospital. Zardus and Taylor took Carrot in to foster and quickly fell in love, adopting him soon after." - BuzzFeed

• The 9 Cutest Kittens Around the World Will Make You Scream...

• This Cat Named Carrot Has Gone Viral For Getting His Little Paws In The Fridge

• 40 Hilarious Cat Viral Videos | Ultimate Cat Compilation of 2020 so far

4/29/20  "If you take anything away from Tiger King, let it be this: Carole Baskin’s, “Hey all you cool cats and kittens” is the greeting of the year, the men of the big cat world are up to no good, and most importantly, baby cats are and will always be incredibly cute! We are riding the cat-craze, rounding up the cutest-cats around the world. From your own backyard to a jungle far from here, these are the world’s cutest wild kittens." - Fodors

• 40 Hilarious Cat Viral Videos | Ultimate Cat Compilation of 2020 so far

• Taylor Swift's boyfriend Joe Alwyn shares precious snaps of the pop star's blue-eyed cat...

• 40 Hilarious Cat Viral Videos | Ultimate Cat Compilation of 2020 so far

4/30/20  VIDEO:  "This hilarious cat viral videos montage shows the ultimate cat compilation for 2020 so far, with amazing clips of felines being their awesome selves." - Simply Amzzing Stuff

• Taylor Swift's boyfriend Joe Alwyn shares precious snaps of the pop star's blue-eyed cat...

• Taylor Swift's boyfriend Joe Alwyn shares precious snaps of the pop star's blue-eyed cat...

• Taylor Swift's boyfriend Joe Alwyn shares precious snaps of the pop star's blue-eyed cat...

4/29/20  "It seems Joe Alwyn is enduring coronavirus lockdown with girlfriend Taylor Swift and her many cats.  The London born actor, 29, shared a series of snaps to his Instagram stories on Wednesday, showing off the popstar's cat Benjamin Button.  He also shared a photo of himself with a glass of white wine, just days after Taylor shared that she was occupying her time in lockdown cooking and enjoying wine." - Daily Mail

4/28/20 - 4/29/20

• The Cutest Cat Breeds You Won't Want to Stop Cuddling

• Veterinarians share 13 surprising signs your pet could be stressed, and how to help

• Veterinarians share 13 surprising signs your pet could be stressed, and how to help

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4/29/20  "I'm sick of hearing about "man's best friend." I want to talk about cats. Specifically, cute lil cat breeds that make for great pets. I get that dogs are "fun," but if you want to live with a domesticated partner animal that you can view as an intellectual equal, you gotta get a cat." - Cosmopolitan

• Veterinarians share 13 surprising signs your pet could be stressed, and how to help

• Veterinarians share 13 surprising signs your pet could be stressed, and how to help

• Veterinarians share 13 surprising signs your pet could be stressed, and how to help

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4/29/20  "Keeping your pet well means being on the lookout for signs they might be uncomfortable or unhappy. And, like humans, animals can experience stress and anxiety. Insider spoke with veterinarians to try and identify some of the most common signs of stress in cats and dogs, and how to help them feel better." - Insider

• What cats want you to know

• Veterinarians share 13 surprising signs your pet could be stressed, and how to help

• Is a shy cat good adoption choice?: Pet Connection

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4/29/20  "I’m not sure whether you’re a cat or a human:  While dogs play with humans differently than they do with fellow canines, cats don’t adjust their social behavior much like us.  Putting their tails up in the air, rubbing around our legs, and sitting beside us and grooming us are exactly what they do to each other.  They don’t always show it, but cats like us." - The County

• Is a shy cat good adoption choice?: Pet Connection

• Not kitten around: Cat that Putin gifted to Japanese governor placed in isolation

• Is a shy cat good adoption choice?: Pet Connection

4/29/20  "Q: I’ve found a cat at the shelter I’d like to adopt, but she seems very shy. Should I look for one who’s friendlier?

A: Bashful cats appeal to our nurturing instincts. We want to care for them and help bring them out of their shells. Some cats are born with a reserved nature, and some are that way because they lacked socialization during the critical period of their kittenhood, while others may retreat from people because they’ve had previous bad experiences with them." - GoErie.com

• Not kitten around: Cat that Putin gifted to Japanese governor placed in isolation

• Not kitten around: Cat that Putin gifted to Japanese governor placed in isolation

• Not kitten around: Cat that Putin gifted to Japanese governor placed in isolation

4/29/20  "A Siberian cat named Mir that Russian President Vladimir Putin gifted to the Governor of Japan’s Akita prefecture has been placed in quarantine over the paw-sibility that it could catch Covid-19." "President Putin gave Norihisa Satake the 11-month-old gray kitten back in 2012, after the governor gifted him an Akita Inu puppy called Yume (‘Dream’)." - rt.com

• Buddy the cat returns to original owners after 9 years

• Not kitten around: Cat that Putin gifted to Japanese governor placed in isolation

• Not kitten around: Cat that Putin gifted to Japanese governor placed in isolation

4/29/20  "Russ Small was heartbroken when Buddy went missing nearly nine years ago. The male lynx point Siamese cat connected with Russ at a young age and would hang out while he worked on a stock car or another vehicle in the garage.

“Russ would be underneath (a vehicle), working on an exhaust or something, and Bud would crawl underneath with him,.."  - The North Platte Telegraph

• Is Tap Water Truly Safe for Your Cat – 2020 Review

• 17 People Are Passing The Time By Photoshopping Their Cats’ Faces Onto Bees

• Eight fun feline toys to help entertain a bored and restless cat

4/28/20  "Cats have low thirst drives, so we all have to make sure they do not dehydrate. But is tap water safe for them? If you filter your H2O, isn’t it natural to filter it for your furry friend as well? Given the fact that we drink many contaminants harmful to human health, filtration is a common practice. More and more specialists are discussing the safety of tap for cats..." - ChartAttack

• Eight fun feline toys to help entertain a bored and restless cat

• 17 People Are Passing The Time By Photoshopping Their Cats’ Faces Onto Bees

• Eight fun feline toys to help entertain a bored and restless cat

4/28/20  "Cats make fairly low-maintenance pets thanks to their independent nature, but this doesn't mean they don't need stimulation.   Just like a dog, a bored cat cat wreak havoc on your home, with sofas, beds and other furniture becoming easy targets for scratching and clawing. Providing your cat with some fun toys is a great way to help relieve boredom.." - Daily Mail

• 17 People Are Passing The Time By Photoshopping Their Cats’ Faces Onto Bees

• 17 People Are Passing The Time By Photoshopping Their Cats’ Faces Onto Bees

• 17 People Are Passing The Time By Photoshopping Their Cats’ Faces Onto Bees

4/28/20  "Recently, one rather bizarre picture on Reddit went viral. It was a bee with the face of a cat, a concept that people found so hilarious, and at the same time cute, that it amassed over 125k likes in almost no time. Posted by a user under the nickname mattjh, the Photoshop creation came with a caption: "My sister keeps photoshopping her cat’s face onto bees." Well, it's not such a bad way to pass time during the quarantine, if you ask us." - boredpanda

• My quarantine cat hates me

• 'Hero cat' alerts owner to burning slow cooker in the middle of the night

• 17 People Are Passing The Time By Photoshopping Their Cats’ Faces Onto Bees

4/28/20  "I spent the majority of my first two weeks of quarantine, just like many of you, on Petfinder.com. This is not a presumption; I know because Petfinder told me that its traffic increased 43 percent and adoption inquiries jumped 116 percent in the second half of March. Remember March? It was right around the time many people were starting to realize they were about to be spending a lot more time at home, where it suddenly felt very empty." - Vox

• Cat lover ensures strays won't go hungry

• 'Hero cat' alerts owner to burning slow cooker in the middle of the night

• 'Hero cat' alerts owner to burning slow cooker in the middle of the night

4/28/20  "Several stray cats can be seen making a mad dash towards the rider of a Honda C90 whenever they hear the sound of his motorcycle circling the town at 7am.  These cats look forward to animal lover Nasir Salaton's daily visit because the 67-year-old from Kampung Kurnia in Slim River has been feeding them for the past one year." - New StraitsTimes

• 'Hero cat' alerts owner to burning slow cooker in the middle of the night

• 'Hero cat' alerts owner to burning slow cooker in the middle of the night

• 'Hero cat' alerts owner to burning slow cooker in the middle of the night

4/28/20  "A Portugal Cove-St. Philip's couple is happy their house is intact and is thanking the feline firefighter that saved them. Scott White awoke in the early hours of Sunday morning to his cat purring and pacing around the bedroom. The cat, a shelter rescue named Joey, even stood on his chest to get his attention. White quickly realized something was wrong, and went to the kitchen to find the room filling with smoke from a slow cooker he had set hours earlier." - CBC

4/25/20 - 4/27/20

• Here are the cutest cat videos to get you through quarantine

• Baby boom? — Cat and dog population could surge with canceled spay-neuter clinics

• Here are the cutest cat videos to get you through quarantine

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4/27/20  "Cats! Long worshipped, very independent, sometimes can love and hurt, but always there in the clutch when you need some kitty loving. Long revered by ancient cultures and the internet, cats have been at the forefront of entertainment whether through myths or internet videos. Cat videos are, perhaps, the purest thing on the World Wide Web." - Film Daily

• Feral cat nonprofit retains gold star rating

• Baby boom? — Cat and dog population could surge with canceled spay-neuter clinics

• Here are the cutest cat videos to get you through quarantine

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4/27/20  "The nonprofit Taos Feral Feline Friends, founded in 2004, earned GuideStar's 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency. The seal is given by the global nonprofit monitoring site to nonprofits that adhere to strict financial reporting and documentation standards. The Gold Seal award is earned by fewer than 1 out of every 200 nonprofits, according to GuideStar." - Taos News

• Baby boom? — Cat and dog population could surge with canceled spay-neuter clinics

• Baby boom? — Cat and dog population could surge with canceled spay-neuter clinics

• This 23-year-old is helping feed Chennai's dogs, cats, cows and pigs during the lockdown

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4/27/20  "Humane societies and animal hospitals have canceled dozens of spay-neuter clinics around the state due to the coronavirus epidemic, and that has veterinarians and humane society leaders worried about a surge in the cat and dog population in the coming months. Joni Deutschman, president of the Holmes County Humane Society, is predicting a “baby boom.”  - The Daily Record

• This 23-year-old is helping feed Chennai's dogs, cats, cows and pigs during the lockdown

• This 23-year-old is helping feed Chennai's dogs, cats, cows and pigs during the lockdown

• This 23-year-old is helping feed Chennai's dogs, cats, cows and pigs during the lockdown

4/26/20  "Shebna Sekar has always been an animal lover. But the 23-year-old who runs a preschool in Neelankarai did not expect her #21daysofHunger campaign to raise INR 10,000 within the first 24 hours of her announcement on Instagram.  And it wasn't long before city-based influencers and models like Pradaini Surva caught on and started sharing her post on their IG stories - in an effort to get as many people as possible to contribute and share a little love for starving strays." - Indian Express Indulge

• Pet Talk: Sit, stay at home: Pet-friendly quarantine activities

• This 23-year-old is helping feed Chennai's dogs, cats, cows and pigs during the lockdown

• My Cat Hated Pretty Much Everything . . . Until She Was Forced to Hang Out With Us 24/7

4/26/20  "Social distancing has created a new sense of normal for many of us, including our pets. Dogs are probably excited that we are staying in our slippers all day, while some cats may be less than enthusiastic that we’re disturbing their naps." - The Marshall News Messenger

• My Cat Hated Pretty Much Everything . . . Until She Was Forced to Hang Out With Us 24/7

• This 23-year-old is helping feed Chennai's dogs, cats, cows and pigs during the lockdown

• My Cat Hated Pretty Much Everything . . . Until She Was Forced to Hang Out With Us 24/7

4/26/20  "Despite the anxiety, worry, sadness, despair, and [insert most other negative feelings here] that flowed through me in the first few weeks of staying home, another small thought crept up through my brain fog: how were my two cats going to handle us all being crammed into our tiny apartment 24/7?" - Popsugar

• My Cat Won't Stop Eating My House Plants - What to Do?

• Stressed pets: How to stop it now and when you go back to work

• Stressed pets: How to stop it now and when you go back to work

4/26/20  "I adore my cats. So very much. However, I'm also pretty fond of my house plants and would prefer they not be devoured by aforementioned beloved cats. Remember when I was telling you about Jasper, the tomato-devouring cat? Well, he's also fond of strawberries, olives, and apparently, my house plants. Oy vey." - KNUE101.5

• Stressed pets: How to stop it now and when you go back to work

• Stressed pets: How to stop it now and when you go back to work

• Stressed pets: How to stop it now and when you go back to work

4/25/20  "Happy dogs chasing balls on their fourth walk of the day. Purring puffs of fluff who can't wait to snuggle with pet parents miraculously home all day. These are the images we may have of sheltering with our pets during the age of coronavirus. For some pets, that may well be true. For others used to more regular routines and serious alone time, the sudden reality of 24/7 intimacy could be nerve-racking, even catastrophic, especially if there are small children in the home." - CNN

• Cat Waits Patiently as Grandma Mends His Favorite Toy

• Stressed pets: How to stop it now and when you go back to work

• Cat Waits Patiently as Grandma Mends His Favorite Toy

4/26/20  "When Lucas was just a kitten, he fell in love with a stuffed leopard about his same size. Four years later, Lucas has grown, but he’s never grown out of loving his favorite toy."I got the toy from my local zoo, along with a few other stuffed animals,” Alana, Lucas’ mom, told The Dodo. “He usually leaves my stuffed animals alone, but he wouldn't leave this one alone.”" - MSN

• One Thing Space Agencies Must Watch Out for Now: Cats

• One Thing Space Agencies Must Watch Out for Now: Cats

• Cat Waits Patiently as Grandma Mends His Favorite Toy

4/26/20  "Daniel Lakey was in the middle of an important meeting when an unauthorized participant decided to chime in. “He appeared at the door, jumped on the table, meowed in my face, walked across the keyboard, put his furry ass in my face, and eventually curled up sweetly on the desk next to the laptop,” Lakey recounted to me recently." - Nextgov

• Clever Street Cat Leads A Woman To The Store And...

• One Thing Space Agencies Must Watch Out for Now: Cats

• Clever Street Cat Leads A Woman To The Store And...

4/25/20  "Cats are intelligent creatures—especially stray cats, who need to use their intelligence to the fullest to survive in the streets. The life of these cats is difficult as they constantly need to search for food and fight for their lives. This white tailless cat from Mexico had a rough start to his life as a stray cat. However, while searching for food, he accidentally found his forever home." - boredpanda

4/18/20 - 4/26/20

• The 'addressing of cats' -- Philbrook's cat pen pal program gets national interest

• The 'addressing of cats' -- Philbrook's cat pen pal program gets national interest

• The 'addressing of cats' -- Philbrook's cat pen pal program gets national interest

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4/26/20  "Back in those long-ago times when visitors to Tulsa’s Philbrook Museum of Art could freely roam the gardens and grounds, it wasn’t uncommon to cross paths with one of the cats who calls the midtown museum home. Since the museum closed to the public out of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the Philbrook cats have had only the members of the skeletal staff that looks after the facility to keep them company." - Tulsa World

• Taylor Swift's Loves Her Cats Dearly And These Pics Are Proof

• The 'addressing of cats' -- Philbrook's cat pen pal program gets national interest

• The 'addressing of cats' -- Philbrook's cat pen pal program gets national interest

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4/26/20  "Apart from being an exceptional singer, Taylor Swift is an animal lover too and her social media is a testimony to it. The singer has three cats namely Benjamin Button, Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson. Taylor Swift has established a cat lady status ever since she started bringing kitties in her life." "Here are some of the best pics of Taylor Swift with her cats." - Republic World

• Drama, suspense, toilet paper. This musician's cat video has it all

• The 'addressing of cats' -- Philbrook's cat pen pal program gets national interest

• Drama, suspense, toilet paper. This musician's cat video has it all

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4/25/20  VIDEO: "There they were, all the makings of a quality cat video: Remy the four-year-old rescue cat, treats, a piano, iPad, and toilet paper.  So musician Wade Tarling did what any sensible adult would do once presented with a video of a dog doing something whilst quarantining at home in St. John's during a pandemic." - CBC

• Do older cats need vitamins?

• Interview with a Cat for the Coveted Position of Cat Caretaker

• Drama, suspense, toilet paper. This musician's cat video has it all

4/24/20  "The question is asking whether older cats need vitamin supplements. In other words do they need extra vitamins on top of what they are ingesting through their normal diet? The answer is that older cats need more vitamins and minerals because their ability to absorb vitamins through the intestinal tract is diminished. Also, B vitamins are lost in the urine if the cat has reduced kidney function which is not untypical for elderly cats." - PoC

• Interview with a Cat for the Coveted Position of Cat Caretaker

• Interview with a Cat for the Coveted Position of Cat Caretaker

• Interview with a Cat for the Coveted Position of Cat Caretaker

4/21/20  "Hello Jim! Thank you for your interest in becoming a cat caretaker. It was a competitive year, but your application stood out. It says here you graduated from Harvard as an undergrad, got a doctorate from Northwestern, and maintained a steady career for nearly 8 years. All of those just happen to be qualities desire in my next owner." - Medium

• Are humans smarter than cats?

• Interview with a Cat for the Coveted Position of Cat Caretaker

• Interview with a Cat for the Coveted Position of Cat Caretaker

4/22/20  "This is a deeply personal viewpoint which many will disagree with but the topic lends itself to this kind of approach. I don’t believe it is wise or practical to ask whether humans are smarter than cats. It is a very difficult and, I believe, unhelpful subject. It does not advance the sum total of human knowledge to compare cats and humans in terms of intelligence" - PoC

• Nature sounds relax lockdown cats

• Cat converts 'dog person' by licking her face every day in adorable video

• What is the average size of a cat litter?

4/20/20  "Stressed out cats stuck in care during lockdown are being played soothing sounds of nature to keep them calm. Staff at the Mitcham Homing Centre in Surrey, run by Cats Protection, have created a playlist to help relax the felines who have been cut off like the rest of the country during the Covid-19 crisis." - The Ecologist

• What is the average size of a cat litter?

• Cat converts 'dog person' by licking her face every day in adorable video

• What is the average size of a cat litter?

4/20/20  "The average (and ideal) litter for a queen seems to be about four kittens. Robinson’s Genetics for Cat Breeders and Veterinarians tells us that ‘statistics kept on pedigree cats indicate that most breeds tend to produce litters of about this size’." - PoC

• Cat converts 'dog person' by licking her face every day in adorable video

• Cat converts 'dog person' by licking her face every day in adorable video

• Cat converts 'dog person' by licking her face every day in adorable video

4/19/20  "A video of a ginger cat headbutting and licking the face of his cat-sitter has made waves on Reddit - with the woman in the clip confessing she is now "converted" after being a dog person her whole life." - Daily Star

• Why does polydactyly occur in cats?

• Keeping domestic cats indoors to stop spread of coronavirus is impractical and the risk very low

• Cat converts 'dog person' by licking her face every day in adorable video

4/19/20  "Polydactylism occurs in cats because of a spontaneous genetic mutation. It just happened because the reproduction of animals through conception and birth is not perfect. Nature is not perfect. Copies of DNA are sometimes imperfect and these imperfect copies are mutations." - PoC

• Picture of pet cats and owners wearing face masks during 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

• Keeping domestic cats indoors to stop spread of coronavirus is impractical and the risk very low

• Keeping domestic cats indoors to stop spread of coronavirus is impractical and the risk very low

4/18/20  "What goes around comes around. The arguments currently raging about whether it is wise to wear face masks during the current Covid-19 pandemic were the same a little over 100 years ago in America. During the Spanish flue pandemic of 1918-1919, some cities on the West coast made wearing masks obligatory." - PoC

• Keeping domestic cats indoors to stop spread of coronavirus is impractical and the risk very low

• Keeping domestic cats indoors to stop spread of coronavirus is impractical and the risk very low

• Keeping domestic cats indoors to stop spread of coronavirus is impractical and the risk very low

4/18/20  "The benefit in minimising coronavrius spread by keeping cats indoors is outweighed by other potential health and practical issues. There is a lot of internet talk about keeping domestic cats indoors if the owner is infected with coronavirus or they think they are in order to help prevent the spread of the virus to others." - PoC

4/15/20 - 4/18/20

• Paw Prints: Common cat myth: A cat can see in the dark

• Paw Prints: Common cat myth: A cat can see in the dark

• Paw Prints: Common cat myth: A cat can see in the dark

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4/18/20  "Cats are pets that are independent and easy to care for. They typically don’t need bathed, walked or babysat. If you are a person with a busy life and you would love a pet … a cat is for you. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals there are interesting myths about cats that have survived for years" - Tribune-Star

• Pandemic Pointers from a Cat

• Paw Prints: Common cat myth: A cat can see in the dark

• Paw Prints: Common cat myth: A cat can see in the dark

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4/18/20  "Between the horror stories on the news and being unable to leave my home, I’ll admit it…I’ve been stressed. I’m sure you’re feeling the same. Over the past few months, life has drastically changed for us humans. But you know who it hasn’t changed for? Our feline friends." - PS I Love You

• Why do cats have so much bacteria in their mouths?

• Paw Prints: Common cat myth: A cat can see in the dark

• Writers have speculated about the inner lives of cats for centuries...

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4/17/20  "The question in the title makes a presumption that there is more bacteria in the mouths of cats than in the mouths of people. That might not be true. Mouths of humans, cats, dogs and any other animal are excellent places for bacteria to live and multiply because they are warm, dark, wet and there’s food in there." - PoC

• Writers have speculated about the inner lives of cats for centuries...

• Writers have speculated about the inner lives of cats for centuries...

• Writers have speculated about the inner lives of cats for centuries...

4/17/20  "The other day I let my girlfriend cut my hair. I sat on a stool in the bath while she trimmed it with nail scissors, discarded curls collecting around my toes. I’m relieved to be rid of the split ends. But more so, I’m glad that the chop seems to have put a stop to one of our two cats acting as a small, purring alarm clock." - Prospect Magazine

• Lessons We’ve Learned from Our Cats During Isolation

• Writers have speculated about the inner lives of cats for centuries...

• Lessons We’ve Learned from Our Cats During Isolation

4/17/20  "1. Sometimes, when you think you need attention, you’re really just hungry.

2. With enough imagination, an infinite amount of delights can be found within the confines of one’s own home. To the true innovator, a shred of leaf dragged in on a shoe easily becomes a soccer ball in a pinch!" - The Davidsonian

Do Sphynx Cats Like Baths?

• Writers have speculated about the inner lives of cats for centuries...

• Lessons We’ve Learned from Our Cats During Isolation

4/16/20  "Most Sphynx cats don’t automatically like baths because they are the same as any other domestic cat. The vast majority of domestic cats are not fond of being drenched in water. They don’t mind a bit of rain but baths are not their thing because they wash themselves without using water." - PoC

• Can I Feed My Dog Cat Food in a Pinch?

• Meteorologist's cat bombed his at-home forecast. Now Betty is his beloved co-host

• Meteorologist's cat bombed his at-home forecast. Now Betty is his beloved co-host

4/16/20  "dog and cat food look the same. But are they? The simple answer is no. That means it's not advisable to feed cat food to your dog or vice versa. "One meal of the others' food won't cause instant death, but an abrupt change of food is always a risk," explains Aaron Orr, D.V.M. of Orr Animal Hospital in northeast Cumming, a suburb of Atlanta. "Such a sudden change can cause both dogs and cats quite a bit of intestinal distress, especially smaller dogs and cats." - How Stuff Works

• Meteorologist's cat bombed his at-home forecast. Now Betty is his beloved co-host

• Meteorologist's cat bombed his at-home forecast. Now Betty is his beloved co-host

• Meteorologist's cat bombed his at-home forecast. Now Betty is his beloved co-host

4/16/20  "Along with the tragedy and uncertainty that a pandemic brings, some bizarrely delightful stories keep emerging.  Indiana's 14 First Alert Chief Meteorologist Jeff Lyons set up a green screen in his living room and has been giving weather forecasts from home during the lockdown. And though he usually broadcasts alone, he's gotten a new partner to share the weather with—his cat, Betty." - UpWorthy

• Tricky maze challenges you to reach the bowl of food first

• Meteorologist's cat bombed his at-home forecast. Now Betty is his beloved co-host

• Tricky maze challenges you to reach the bowl of food first

4/15/2020  "This tricky maze challenges you to work out which one of these three cats will reach the bowl of food first - and it's surprisingly tricky to solve. The tangled labyrinth puzzle, created by British brand Natures Menu, is designed to keep your mind busy." - Daily Mail

• How to Stop Your Child From Tormenting Your Pet

• Arrest of cat lover for feeding stray cats is shameful waste of time

• Tricky maze challenges you to reach the bowl of food first

4/15/20  "“Cat emitting bad smell,” I typed into an internet search bar, realizing quickly that cats, like skunks, can release a powerful odor when they are anxious or frightened. A close look at Bumpus revealed the possible stressor: Someone, it seemed, had clipped the whiskers and eyebrows on the right side of her face. It didn’t take much sleuthing to pinpoint my son, then 7, as the perpetrator." - New York Times

• Arrest of cat lover for feeding stray cats is shameful waste of time

• Arrest of cat lover for feeding stray cats is shameful waste of time

• Arrest of cat lover for feeding stray cats is shameful waste of time

4/15/20  "With the humane shelter being shut down for the COVID-19 it would be feasible for a cat lover to feed stray cats. Not in the city of Auburn where they arrested a city councilman, 73-year-old Mike Walters, for trespassing as they called it. Mike has served the community for a long time and is known as the watchdog for not letting public funds go to certain organizations for profit or for uses other than something that benefits all of the community in Auburn." - kpc NEWS

• More than one in 10 cats have separation-related problems - study

• Arrest of cat lover for feeding stray cats is shameful waste of time

• Arrest of cat lover for feeding stray cats is shameful waste of time

4/15/20  "More than one in 10 pet cats surveyed in a new study have displayed behavioural issues when temporarily separated from their owners. The scientists also observed cats with separation-related problems tended to come from households with no female adults or more than one female adult. Not having access to toys, as well as the absence of other pets in the house, were also associated with similar behavioural issues in the felines." - BreakingNews

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