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4/13/20 - 4/14/20

• These Twitter cats are guaranteed to brighten up your day

• These Twitter cats are guaranteed to brighten up your day

• These Twitter cats are guaranteed to brighten up your day

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4/14/20  "So it's no surprise that many of us are feeling exhausted. But there are ways to combat that. Personally, my favorite way is to drown myself in pure content related to cute animals doing cute things." - Mashable SE Asia

• 90 Cats That Decided To ‘Help’ Humans With Their Puzzles

• These Twitter cats are guaranteed to brighten up your day

• These Twitter cats are guaranteed to brighten up your day

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4/14/2020  "OK, so you take out your favorite puzzle to pass the time during the coronavirus-induced quarantine. You put it on your favorite coffee table, and immediately after connecting the first pieces, feel relaxed. In fact, you're having so much fun, you even forget to feed your cat. It's now been 3 seconds past its lunchtime, and it's absolutely starving. So your kitty comes over..." - boredpanda

• Highest a cat has ever jumped

• These Twitter cats are guaranteed to brighten up your day

• Stubborn cat argues with his owner as he refuses to leave the sink

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4/14/20  "You probably think the question is only about domestic cats. But the question does not refer to domestic cats but cats in general. And that is sensible although I did not formulate the question as it is a Google search term. People want to know." - PoC

• Stubborn cat argues with his owner as he refuses to leave the sink

• Greedy cats are the big losers from coronavirus community WhatsApp groups

• Stubborn cat argues with his owner as he refuses to leave the sink

4/14/20  VIDEO: "Buddy is a ginger cat who has shown he can hold a conversation with his owner, even arguing with what she says. While he likes nothing more than to relax in the bathroom sink and claim the space as his own, his human family has other ideas.

But when his owner asks him what he’s doing and why is he in the sink, she gets a mouthful of meows in reply." - Wamiz

• Don’t Get Your Pet Groomed, Groomers Say

• Greedy cats are the big losers from coronavirus community WhatsApp groups

• Greedy cats are the big losers from coronavirus community WhatsApp groups

4/14/20  "Going to the groomer right now might even seem like a nice, relaxing activity when almost everything else is forbidden. But getting a pet groomed inevitably brings people closer together, and raises the risk of coronavirus transmission for both the pet owner and the groomer. Despite nationwide lockdowns, people are having their pets groomed, and pet groomers wish they would stop." - The Atlantic

• Greedy cats are the big losers from coronavirus community WhatsApp groups

• Greedy cats are the big losers from coronavirus community WhatsApp groups

• Greedy cats are the big losers from coronavirus community WhatsApp groups

4/14/2020  "People in streets all over Britain have formed WhatsApp groups to keep in touch with each other, check in on neighbours and form a sense of community during the health crisis. While it’s good news that communities are coming together, it’s bad for cats, experts at social distancing, which have long been the beneficiaries of busy owners glad to have independent pets – because they are being busted." - Inews

• How Coronavirus is Affecting Stray Cats

• 21 unexpected gifts that all cat moms will appreciate this Mother's Day

• 21 unexpected gifts that all cat moms will appreciate this Mother's Day

4/14/2020  AUDIO: "When New York went on pause because of the coronavirus epidemic, many doctors stopped doing elective procedures. That includes veterinarians. But even though the disruption is temporary, it could have a lasting impact on New York City animals." - WNYC

• 21 unexpected gifts that all cat moms will appreciate this Mother's Day

• 21 unexpected gifts that all cat moms will appreciate this Mother's Day

• 21 unexpected gifts that all cat moms will appreciate this Mother's Day

4/14/2020  "This Mother's Day, consider all the cat mamas in your life and gift them something they, and their furry friends, will be sure to enjoy.  From a kitten-sized yoga mat to the ultimate pet-tracking journal, shop these 21 gifts that strike the cat-approved balance between practical and playful." - Insider

• Critter Corner: How to get cats to quit scratching furniture

• 21 unexpected gifts that all cat moms will appreciate this Mother's Day

• Critter Corner: How to get cats to quit scratching furniture

4/13/20  "Dear Miss Behavin’: Help! My cat is scratching up my couch. She has a scratcher that she uses, but then she’ll go and scratch on the couch. What can I do to stop her from ruining my furniture?

Cats naturally scratch for numerous reasons. They do it to remove the outer layer of their claws, mark their territory, and to give themselves a nice stretch. It is a totally natural and instinctive behavior." - The Mercury News

4/11/20 - 4/13/20

• Woman spends $600 a month caring for feral cats in NYC amid coronavirus

• Woman spends $600 a month caring for feral cats in NYC amid coronavirus

• Woman spends $600 a month caring for feral cats in NYC amid coronavirus

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4/11/2020  "Latonya "Sassee" Walker, 50, a biller for the New York City Health and Hospitals, has been taking care of Canarsie's wild cat population for ten years. Since the pandemic, she's nearly doubled the number of cats she cares for, and is paying more out of pocket for their vet services." - New York Post

• 2 new books help children learn how to care for pets: PC

• Woman spends $600 a month caring for feral cats in NYC amid coronavirus

• Woman spends $600 a month caring for feral cats in NYC amid coronavirus

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4/13/2020  [See both books in the CatNewsNow.com Cat-Library here] "What does it mean when my dog barks or whines? Should I get a kitten or a cat? What makes my dog or cat happy? We all have questions like this about our pets – kids most of all. They go all in when it comes to finding out what makes dogs and cats tick." - Echo-Pilot

• Ask the Vet: ‘Hemingway cats’ come with extra thumbs

• Woman spends $600 a month caring for feral cats in NYC amid coronavirus

• Ask the Vet: Quarantine causes upheaval for pets, too

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4/13/2020  "Q: I've had cats before, but none ever looked like the cat I adopted this week from the shelter. Both of her front paws have the normal four toes — plus three thumbs instead of one. I've never seen a cat with so many thumbs. What is this called?" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

• Ask the Vet: Quarantine causes upheaval for pets, too

• Ask the Vet: Quarantine causes upheaval for pets, too

• Ask the Vet: Quarantine causes upheaval for pets, too

4/12/2020  "The stay-at-home orders have created a new normal for many families, and the interactions with people and their pets is not exempt from the benefits and pitfalls of our four-legged family members now having their human roommates around much more than they are used to." - The Blade

• Just call me 'Mama J!'

• Ask the Vet: Quarantine causes upheaval for pets, too

• When the least frantic person in the house is the cat

4/11/2020  "Many who have read this column know of my belief that we, as good stewards, must care for animal life as well as humane. To that extent I’ve done what I can to try to keep the “community” cats that I’ve found as kittens from starving. Of the four males, Dad and I have been able to get three neutered in an attempt to stop the local colony from growing larger" - Courier Express

• When the least frantic person in the house is the cat

• Ask the Vet: Quarantine causes upheaval for pets, too

• When the least frantic person in the house is the cat

4/11/2020  "It’s happening to you, too.

We are adaptive creatures. A road project turns your favored short-cut into a stop-and-start logjam, you find another route. A corporate decision results in your preferred car model ... or television show ... or English muffin ... no longer being produced, you find something else you come to accept — even if they don’t host butter pools in their nooks and crannies." - Mail Tribune

• America’s Pets Can’t Take Quarantine Anymore

• Good News: Cat Introduces Its Kitten To Woman Who Feeds It Food And Water

• Good News: Cat Introduces Its Kitten To Woman Who Feeds It Food And Water

4/11/2020  "Up until a few weeks ago, Hirow Peralta’s cat, Karban, was used to having the house to herself. Peralta, a singer-songwriter in Charleston, South Carolina, might leave at 7 in the morning on a typical day and not come back until 6 or 7 at night.

Evidently, Karban liked it that way." - SLATE 

• Good News: Cat Introduces Its Kitten To Woman Who Feeds It Food And Water

• Good News: Cat Introduces Its Kitten To Woman Who Feeds It Food And Water

• Good News: Cat Introduces Its Kitten To Woman Who Feeds It Food And Water

4/11/2020  "Amid the coronavirus outbreak, while major countries are under lockdown and people are confined to their homes, a short video has been making several rounds on the internet where a cat can be seen introducing her kitten to the woman in the neighbourhood." - Republic World

• The best cat memes that show us *they’re* really our owners

• Good News: Cat Introduces Its Kitten To Woman Who Feeds It Food And Water

• This video adds to the age old debate of cats vs dogs. Watch

4/11/2020  "Cats, long worshiped by the Egyptians and now worshiped by us denizens of the 21st century, are just little weirdos. We mean that in the best and most affectionate way possible. Cats are our weirdos and we want to give them the world. Of course, however, that doesn’t mean that they aren’t absolved from" - Film Daily

• This video adds to the age old debate of cats vs dogs. Watch

• Animal rescues are going to need more help than ever once coronavirus restrictions are lifted

• This video adds to the age old debate of cats vs dogs. Watch

4/11/2020  "Who doesn’t remember Spike, the grey bulldog, in Tom and Jerry who would always terrorise Tom? Or the more modern-day cartoon CatDog which epitomises the innate differences between these two domesticated species. But the cat versus dog argument is older than these animations. It is probably older than television itself. Now there is another video adding to the debate which may or may not declare cats as the winner!" - HindustanTimes

• The 32 funniest memes providing much-needed lockdown laughs

• Animal rescues are going to need more help than ever once coronavirus restrictions are lifted

• Animal rescues are going to need more help than ever once coronavirus restrictions are lifted

4/11/2020  "While the world is living through scary, uncertain times, with every aspect of normal life upended, the internet is providing the coping mechanism of comedy to see us through. Clearly, the global coronavirus pandemic is a serious subject, but keeping spirits up while the planet is in lockdown is also more important than ever." - Sky News

• Animal rescues are going to need more help than ever once coronavirus restrictions are lifted

• Animal rescues are going to need more help than ever once coronavirus restrictions are lifted

• Animal rescues are going to need more help than ever once coronavirus restrictions are lifted

4/11/2020  "Animal rescues across the country saw a spike in adoptions and foster applications at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, trying to continue animal rescue efforts and adoptions has become increasingly difficult in the wake of social distancing restrictions. Vaccines, spay and neuter programs and nonessential vet visits have been restricted and that threatens rescue operations and the animals they are trying to save." - CNBC

4/8/20 - 4/10/20

• Can you spot the mouse hidden among the cats in this challenging brainteaser?

• British Airways fly 50 dogs & cats from Cyprus to UK to begin new lives after they were abandoned

• British Airways fly 50 dogs & cats from Cyprus to UK to begin new lives after they were abandoned

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4/10/2020  "A regular game of cat and mouse involves the mouse avoiding capture by the furry feline who is unable to secure a definitive victory over the speedy rodent. To avoid capture, the friendly mouse has buried itself among a group of cats in this illustration, but you'll need to be sharp-eyed to find it." - TheSun

• British Airways fly 50 dogs & cats from Cyprus to UK to begin new lives after they were abandoned

• British Airways fly 50 dogs & cats from Cyprus to UK to begin new lives after they were abandoned

• British Airways fly 50 dogs & cats from Cyprus to UK to begin new lives after they were abandoned

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4/10/2020  "British Airways has flown 50 dogs and cats from Cyprus to the UK after they were abandoned amid the coronavirus crisis. The animals were cared for by highly-trained staff and animal handlers while on board the British Airways 747 cargo flight from Larnaca to London Heathrow. They received specialist care and attention while in the air and many have since been re-homed across the UK." - Daily Mail

• Man Builds Two Kitty Towers For His Cats And So Many People Want It...

• British Airways fly 50 dogs & cats from Cyprus to UK to begin new lives after they were abandoned

• Man Builds Two Kitty Towers For His Cats And So Many People Want It...

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4/10/2020  "Cats are natural-born climbers and most of them enjoy being in high places. Whether it’s a high shelf or the top of the refrigerator, kitties feel really comfortable in the upper half of the room, keeping an eye on the surroundings below them with greater confidence." - boredpanda

• Disneyland, The Happiest Place on Earth For.. Cats?

• Disneyland, The Happiest Place on Earth For.. Cats?

• Man Builds Two Kitty Towers For His Cats And So Many People Want It...

4/9/2020  "Disneyland Resort in California focuses a lot of their attention on a “secret attraction” in the park 24/7 and they manage to have it hiding in plain sight. To be more exact, there are around 200 of these “secret attractions”. Yes, you read it right — There are about 200 feral cats at Disneyland! These adorable creatures live in the happiest place on earth." - Inside The Magic

• 77 Cats Chilling In Convenience Stores

• Disneyland, The Happiest Place on Earth For.. Cats?

• Stray cats, dogs starving amid global lockdown

4/9/2020  "A bodega cat is a feline that inhabits, you guessed it, a bodega. It's what New Yorkers call their convenience stores or delis. And these furballs aren't just judging the buyers and their purchasing choices. No, no, they also provide comfort to workers after they endure clients from hell and can even carry out pest control missions, managing or preventing rodent infestations." - boredpanda

• Stray cats, dogs starving amid global lockdown

• Disneyland, The Happiest Place on Earth For.. Cats?

• Stray cats, dogs starving amid global lockdown

4/10/2020  "As Covid-19 coronavirus forces billions of people around the world into lockdown, another sizeable population has also been hard hit – stray animals. While pet owners in many countries are still allowed to walk their dogs, thousands of other animals – the exact numbers are unknown – are starving and turning feral." - New StraitsTimes

• Survey: Cat people feel dissed in ‘dog-centric’ US culture

• Japan’s new apartments for singles with cats let you live with the only companion you need

• Japan’s new apartments for singles with cats let you live with the only companion you need

4/10/2020  "I am cat person, hear me mew!

Well, maybe it’s not all that – but cat people aren’t in a head-butting, lying-on-their-back-showing-you-their-belly kinda mood, I can tell you that. Let’s go to the results of a recent national survey of cat owners done by feline food and products company Cat Person, and put out in a news release by Business Wire." - AlbuquerqueJournal

• Japan’s new apartments for singles with cats let you live with the only companion you need

• Japan’s new apartments for singles with cats let you live with the only companion you need

• Japan’s new apartments for singles with cats let you live with the only companion you need

4/8/2020  "Just because you don’t live with any other people doesn’t mean you live alone, right? There are plenty of people out there who are perfectly happy being the sole representative of the human race in a home they share with pets, and these look like they could be just the place for them." - SoraNews24

• Essay on: Why are animals important to human beings?

• Japan’s new apartments for singles with cats let you live with the only companion you need

• Essay on: Why are animals important to human beings?

4/8/2020  "You can divide animals into two main groups: domestic and wild. Everyone knows how domestic cats and dogs benefit the people who live with and care for them. There are an untold number of personal stories by companion animal guardians who have benefitted from their relationship with their pet. Domestic cats and dogs exist because they improve the lives of people. Cats mainly provide companionship..." - PoC

4/7/20 - 4/9/20

• ‘I’ve started talking to cats’

• Are lap cats made or born?: Pet Connection

• On being a cat lady during coronavirus

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4/9/2020  "STAYING at home and limiting one’s interaction with others is pivotal to curb the spread of the highly contagious Covid-19. But while some Indonesians seem to cope well with physical distancing, others find weeks of living in self-isolation hard. For Indiana Malia, 27, a reporter on a local news portal in Jakarta, being mobile and working outdoors had been her daily routine until last month, when her office instructed employees to work from home in line with government instructions." - TheStar

• On being a cat lady during coronavirus

• Are lap cats made or born?: Pet Connection

• On being a cat lady during coronavirus

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4/8/2020  "“So, you’re a crazy cat lady, right?” I am a cat lady, I’ll smile and respond, but I’m not alone. As a woman in the South, a librarian, single over 30, childless and a cat owner, I’m pretty familiar with these stereotypes and the standard jokes. Most of them center on being alone. But here’s the secret: cat people are still people. People who need people, as the song goes." - AL.com

• Are lap cats made or born?: Pet Connection

• Are lap cats made or born?: Pet Connection

• Google searches for 'cat' and 'dog' have hit an all-time high thanks to quarantine

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4/8/2020  "Q: My cat doesn’t like to sit on my lap, and he doesn’t really like to be petted much either. Is there anything I can do to change his ways?

A: Having a cat sit on your lap is something special, and if his motor is running, it’s even better. It would be fantastic if we could train cats to be lap-sitters, but you might be surprised to learn that willingness to sit on a lap is a genetically influenced behavior." - GoErie

• Google searches for 'cat' and 'dog' have hit an all-time high thanks to quarantine

• Google searches for 'cat' and 'dog' have hit an all-time high thanks to quarantine

• Google searches for 'cat' and 'dog' have hit an all-time high thanks to quarantine

4/8/2020  "The internet is googling about dogs and cats more than ever and, honestly, I get it. Times are bad: The new coronavirus has sickened more than 1.3 million and killed some 80,000 people worldwide.  Dogs and cats, meanwhile, are good.  Billions of people have also been urged to stay home to stop the spread of the virus, which has seemingly left lots of folks with extra time to go online and look at good dogs and cats." - Mashable

• Cats, dogs, our beloved furry friends unwavering source of comfort in crisis

• Google searches for 'cat' and 'dog' have hit an all-time high thanks to quarantine

• Cats, dogs, our beloved furry friends unwavering source of comfort in crisis

4/8/2020  "Lala, a 3-month-old black Lab, romped into Ufuoma George’s life a few weeks ago, just as she retreated into her New York apartment in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Lala, she thought, would be company. But she’s turned out to be so much more." - Fox11News

• 35 Hilarious Cat Snapchats That Will Put A Smile On Your Face

• Google searches for 'cat' and 'dog' have hit an all-time high thanks to quarantine

• Cats, dogs, our beloved furry friends unwavering source of comfort in crisis

4/8/2020  "When you own a cat, there’s always a sort-of adventure waiting right around the kitchen/bathroom/bedroom/ (insert a place) corner. You never know where it’s gonna take you. But who are we, mere humans, to judge cat logic? And all you can do is capture that hilarious moment of your feline stuck in the most bizarre places, stretched in the most awkward positions, and accomplishing the most ‘but why?’ deeds." - boredpanda

• What cat had the most kittens?

• 4 Ways to Make Being Indoors Easier for Cats (and People!)

• Beyond the Trivia - Animal Life Expectancy

4/7/2020  "The question is a search term on Google i.e. not my wording, and is two questions rolled into one which I have reformulated:

  1. Which domestic cat has given birth to the largest litter of kittens?
  2. Which domestic cat was the most prolific in terms of giving birth to kittens?

Both are listed in Guinness World Records." - PoC

• Beyond the Trivia - Animal Life Expectancy

• 4 Ways to Make Being Indoors Easier for Cats (and People!)

• Beyond the Trivia - Animal Life Expectancy

4/7/2020  "Our trivia question this morning asks you to list the following animals in order of life expectancy with the longest living first: dogs, cats, pot-bellied pig, horses, and cows. We're talking about animals basically being treated as pets and cats that are kept indoors." - 13KRCG

• 4 Ways to Make Being Indoors Easier for Cats (and People!)

• 4 Ways to Make Being Indoors Easier for Cats (and People!)

• 4 Ways to Make Being Indoors Easier for Cats (and People!)

4/7/2020  "To stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), people have been asked to “shelter in place” or practice social distancing. While that doesn’t mean you can never go outside (for example, caregivers can continue to feed community cats ), it does mean we’re spending a lot more time at home in the middle of the day…day after day." - Alley Cat Allies

4/4/2020 - 4/7/20

• Are cats good companions? Study tries to find an answer

• Are cats good companions? Study tries to find an answer

• Are cats good companions? Study tries to find an answer

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4/7/2020  "Senior isolation is an epidemic in America, with more than 40% of seniors regularly experiencing it, according to a University of California, San Francisco study. Research has shown that seniors with pets are 36% less likely to report loneliness than non-pet owners. Pet owners experience reduced stress, have fewer doctor visits, have reduced blood pressure and risk for heart disease, and develop a sense of purpose, research shows." - REVIEW ATLAS

• Notice: Cats Only (Well....ok..maybe Bob..)

• Are cats good companions? Study tries to find an answer

• Are cats good companions? Study tries to find an answer

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4/7/2020  "Our favorite pooch, Bob, graced another post by @kentforrester, that shameless author that throws in pictures of him, hoping for more “Likes”. He challenged me to write a cat story since he seems to think we cat lovers have been staying in the shadows. Well, that’s where cats prefer to be. But I should begin at the beginning…. and say that I had always been a dog person – no cats. That was until we moved to the North Georgia mountains." - RICOCHET

• Helpful guide for working at home with cats & dogs

• Are cats good companions? Study tries to find an answer

• Meet the Kerala Man Who Moved HC to Feed His Cats During Lockdown

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4/7/2020  "You're home working, and your furbaby decides it's time to play. Time to pay attention to them. Of course this cute distraction can be grating on the nerves as it continues, and you aren't accomplishing what you need to do for work. Rudy does this. Thinks I'm home for him when he wants to play." - mix94.7

• Meet the Kerala Man Who Moved HC to Feed His Cats During Lockdown

• Meet the Kerala Man Who Moved HC to Feed His Cats During Lockdown

• Meet the Kerala Man Who Moved HC to Feed His Cats During Lockdown

4/7/2020  "N Prakash is more than satisfied with the Kerala High Court order which allowed him to travel to the pet hospital in Kochi on Tuesday and buy food for his cats. Without it, his cats would have been down to their last meal today evening. In their order, the judges said they were happy to help avert a “CATastrophe”. Prakash, who lives Maradu in Kochi with his family, takes care of three cats and two kittens on the first floor of his home." - HUFFPOST

• Domestic cat complies with Covid-19 social distancing in queue

• Meet the Kerala Man Who Moved HC to Feed His Cats During Lockdown

• Domestic cat complies with Covid-19 social distancing in queue

4/6/2020  "The picture is amusing. It’s cute but do you know the reason why this cat is siting plumb bang in the middle of the circle on the floor? It is because cats find it makes them feel more secure. There’s been a lot of focus on this on social media because it is amusing. Domestic cats are known to migrate to circles marked with anything that comes to hand, or squares." - PoC

• Sneezing in Cats

• Meet the Kerala Man Who Moved HC to Feed His Cats During Lockdown

• Domestic cat complies with Covid-19 social distancing in queue

4/5/2020  CAUTION: GRAPHIC IMAGES: "Like people, cats usually sneeze because their nasal passages are irritated. In most cases, it’s caused by a pollen allergy, chemical fumes associated with various household solvents, inhaled tobacco smoke, perfumes or foreign objects such as pieces of fur or grass. Excessive sneezing, however, may signal a more serious issue." - The Columbian Blogs

• My Pet World: How to make the most out of staying at home with your pet

• My stressed-out cat would continuously spray around the house until he was cured by a ‘Cat Whisper

• My stressed-out cat would continuously spray around the house until he was cured by a ‘Cat Whisper

4/5/2020  "At the time of this writing, about 100 million people were being asked to stay home because of the coronavirus. If you live with other people and animals, you’ve been spending more time than usual with them. How is that going? Is there a little stress in the home? Are you in each other’s space? Many of us are trying to adjust to being either isolated from others or with more people and pets than normal. Here are some pet tips to help you get by." - Tucson.com

• My stressed-out cat would continuously spray around the house until he was cured by a ‘Cat Whisper

• My stressed-out cat would continuously spray around the house until he was cured by a ‘Cat Whisper

• My stressed-out cat would continuously spray around the house until he was cured by a ‘Cat Whisper

4/5/2020  "Three years ago, the waitress was run ragged by her grey Burmese cat, who would continuously spray in her house. Claire turned to “Cat Whisperer” Anita Kelsey and, following a series of sessions, Chester is cured. The puss was diagnosed with territorial marking, attention-seeking behaviour and over-attachment to Claire." - TheSun

• How to keep rascally kitties happy? Try a cat door

• My stressed-out cat would continuously spray around the house until he was cured by a ‘Cat Whisper

• This cat could probably give you some notes on how to treat your significant other. Watch

4/4/2020  "Jim Cox and Gary George built their version of the popular sliding barn door at the top of their second-floor stairs after conflict erupted when neighborhood cat Xyler came inside to live. Enid and Eustis weren’t thrilled." - Omaha World-Herald

• This cat could probably give you some notes on how to treat your significant other. Watch

• This cat could probably give you some notes on how to treat your significant other. Watch

• This cat could probably give you some notes on how to treat your significant other. Watch

4/4/2020  VIDEO: "Cats often get a bad rep on the Internet. They may sometimes be associated with selfish behaviour, such as not giving hoomans cuddles when asked for them, delivering live or dead rats as an offering of appreciation, and sometimes suffocating people in their sleep by sitting atop their faces. However, this kitty is here to give the whole feline community a PR makeover!" - hindustantimes

• Cat owner tricks pet into a 'nightly game' to come home...

• This cat could probably give you some notes on how to treat your significant other. Watch

• Cat owner tricks pet into a 'nightly game' to come home...

4/4/2020  "A video of a cat named Chonk playing the Red-light game with the owner while making its way back in the house has amused the Reddit community. Posted originally on YouTube by the user named Michael Zimel, the 1 minute 18-second clip portrays a “cute” feline whose moves are so calculated in the “nightly game” that it makes the owner lower his guards" - RepublicWorld

• Shelters adjusting to new reality

• This cat could probably give you some notes on how to treat your significant other. Watch

• Cat owner tricks pet into a 'nightly game' to come home...

4/4/2020  "Three tons. That’s how much pet food Mitzy’s Morsels Pet Food Pantry handed out during its March distribution. “We went through over 4,000 pounds of dog food and almost 2,000 pounds of cat food,” said Mitzy’s manager Shannon Clark." - The Herald Bulletin

4/1/20 - 4/3/20

• Depending upon the task, the cat's brain has different processing powers

• Depending upon the task, the cat's brain has different processing powers

• Depending upon the task, the cat's brain has different processing powers

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4/3/2020  "The domestic cat’s brain is very similar to ours and they are more intelligent than many people thought. We are learning about the emotions that domestic cats can experience. However, I would like to write a short note on brain processing power based upon my observations over the years." - PoC

• From The Dog’s Paw - Facts about cats!

• Depending upon the task, the cat's brain has different processing powers

• Depending upon the task, the cat's brain has different processing powers

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4/3/2020  "Samson is an amazing cat. Purrs, he knows how to manipulate our humans getting what he wants when he wants it. Barks, and I didn’t have to teach him anything either! Woof! He has learned to use variations on a theme of “Meows!” The quiet ones usually mean he is trying to get Dad’s attention to either pet him or cuddle. He combines this with a stare too! " - Fairfax County Times

• Assessing facial expressions to detect pain may improve animal welfare

• Depending upon the task, the cat's brain has different processing powers

• Assessing facial expressions to detect pain may improve animal welfare

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4/2/2020  "New research has led to a practical pain assessment tool for cats. The so-called grimace scale uses facial features combined with head and ear position to determine the relative level of pain a particular cat is experiencing. Dr. Daniel Pang of the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, with colleagues at the University of Montreal, including lead author Marina Evangelista, published the new scale in Scientific Reports in late 2019." - The Western Producer

• Senior Moments: A year ago, I rescued a cat, and she rescued me

• Senior Moments: A year ago, I rescued a cat, and she rescued me

• Assessing facial expressions to detect pain may improve animal welfare

4/2/2020 "In a year when I lost great love, I also found the power of love in an unexpected place. It’s been a year since we rescued each other. Bonded by sorrow, the kitty and the widow eyed each other through a cage at the animal shelter. It was mere months after my husband had died. I would soon learn it had been six months since her litter of four kittens had all been adopted leaving her depleted and depressed." - Press-Telegram

• Pets: Enrichment activities for your cat

• Senior Moments: A year ago, I rescued a cat, and she rescued me

• This cat is pound for pound the best goalkeeper in the world

4/2/2020  "After days of staying home to help flatten the curve of the spread of coronavirus, you may have found a new appreciation for indoor enrichment. Without it, days can be long, boring and stressful. Like humans, cats also need mental and physical stimulation in their daily lives to stay healthy." - Alexandria Times

• This cat is pound for pound the best goalkeeper in the world

• Senior Moments: A year ago, I rescued a cat, and she rescued me

• This cat is pound for pound the best goalkeeper in the world

4/2/2020  VIDEO: "Several years ago, the internet fell in love (Or whatever the internet equivalent of love is — Memefatuation? Viral-yearning? But I digress.) with Purin the beagle goalkeeper. And don’t get me wrong: Purin was a very good dog who featured in some very good videos. But this goalkeeping cat kicks the absolute crap out of her, like Lee Cattermole going in two-footed on some unsuspecting pensioner." - sbnation

• More cats getting adopted during coronavirus lockdown as they don't need to be walked as dogs

• More cats getting adopted during coronavirus lockdown as they don't need to be walked as dogs

• More cats getting adopted during coronavirus lockdown as they don't need to be walked as dogs

4/2/2020  "...it seems Americans are not just stockpiling essentials like toilet paper, bottled water, and food, but many are also taking home new pets." "Animal rescue organizations across the country have reported a spike in interested foster parents over the past month, especially in hard-hit areas like New York City." - meaww

• Pets under shelter-in-place: Are dogs and cats happier now that we're home all the time?

• More cats getting adopted during coronavirus lockdown as they don't need to be walked as dogs

• More cats getting adopted during coronavirus lockdown as they don't need to be walked as dogs

4/2/2020  " With shelter-in-place orders being extended around the San Francisco Bay Area and in other parts of the U.S. during the novel coronavirus pandemic, we're all stuck at home a while longer: kids, parents, couples, and - yes - pets." - abc7NEWS

• A luxury cat hotel in the UK is offering free stays for pets with sick owners

• More cats getting adopted during coronavirus lockdown as they don't need to be walked as dogs

• 20 Examples Of Cats Being Nice Because I'm Tired Of The Fake News That They're Evil

4/2/2020  "As coronavirus spreads worldwide, more people are anxious about what happens if they need to go to the hospital. One luxury cat hotel in the U.K. wants to make sure their fur babies are taken care of. Hotel Cat, located in the village of Sway, is offering free boarding to cats if their owner needs to stay in the hospital." - FoxCarolina

• 20 Examples Of Cats Being Nice Because I'm Tired Of The Fake News That They're Evil

• 20 Examples Of Cats Being Nice Because I'm Tired Of The Fake News That They're Evil

• 20 Examples Of Cats Being Nice Because I'm Tired Of The Fake News That They're Evil

4/2/2020  "I will hear no more about cats being meanies." - BuzzFeed

• Make Sure You Are Ready To Bring Them With You In An Emergency

• 20 Examples Of Cats Being Nice Because I'm Tired Of The Fake News That They're Evil

• I Was Not a Cat Person . . . Then I Rescued My Cat, and Became Obsessed

4/1/2020  "Covid-19 is scary enough for humans and while pets have largely been unaffected by Coranavirus (Thankfully!) there is still a level of uneasiness surrounding what might happen in the event of an needed evacuation. While it is usually easier for humans to put aside food or pack up quickly, unless you have spare bowls, food, collars, and other accessories, you may worry about how easy it will be to bring along a furry friend in the event of an emergency." - Brightbulb

• I Was Not a Cat Person . . . Then I Rescued My Cat, and Became Obsessed

• 20 Examples Of Cats Being Nice Because I'm Tired Of The Fake News That They're Evil

• I Was Not a Cat Person . . . Then I Rescued My Cat, and Became Obsessed

4/1/2020  "When I say that for the first 19 years of my life I wasn't a cat person. I cannot emphasize how much I truly disliked cats. I thought cats were weird, mean, miserable little things..." "I thought cats were totally the worst and I wanted nothing to do with them. Then one day, everything changed." - Popsugar

3/30/20 - 4/1/20

• People Under Lockdown Are Using Window Signs To Talk To Their Neighbors About Their Cats...

• People Under Lockdown Are Using Window Signs To Talk To Their Neighbors About Their Cats...

• People Under Lockdown Are Using Window Signs To Talk To Their Neighbors About Their Cats...

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4/1/2020  "The coronavirus-induced lockdown is making people stay in their homes, and it’s making them pretty lonely. So lonely, they’re starting to do things they were scared to even think of. Like talking to their neighbors. And what better topic to chat about than cats? After all, not all of us have pets who can keep us company during the quarantine." - boredpanda

• 10 places all cat lovers will want to add to their bucket lists immediately

• People Under Lockdown Are Using Window Signs To Talk To Their Neighbors About Their Cats...

• People Under Lockdown Are Using Window Signs To Talk To Their Neighbors About Their Cats...

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4/1/2020  "If you're obsessed with all things cats, then we may have just created your ideal bucket list. That's because there are heaps of brilliant and quirky spots around the world dedicated to all things feline - and we've searched out the best ones for you. We're talking museums filled with artworks and artifacts paying tribute to cats, entire islands doubling up as sanctuaries for strays, and even some quirky cafés and attractions that are well worth leaving space for on the itinerary." - Mirror

• Toledo Cats are 100% Done With This Situation

• People Under Lockdown Are Using Window Signs To Talk To Their Neighbors About Their Cats...

• Amid Shelter-In-Place Orders, More Shelter Pets Finding Forever Homes

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4/1/2020  "Fluffy had been silent for the past few weeks as her human, Mark Shannon of Sylvania, had been around the house much more often than he normally is. But now Fluffy has had enough. “Seriously, he needs to get out of here,” Fluffy said in an interview. “I got stuff to do around here. Candles to knock off shelves, boxes to jump into, couch corners to sharpen on. It’s so much harder with this smelly human always around.” - Toledo City Paper

• Amid Shelter-In-Place Orders, More Shelter Pets Finding Forever Homes

• Pet Owners Self-Isolating Share What Dogs & Cats *Really* Do While We’re At Work

• Amid Shelter-In-Place Orders, More Shelter Pets Finding Forever Homes

3/31/2020  VIDEO: " As tens of millions of Americans are forced to stay home, a growing number are choosing to adopt or foster a pet. Now Minnesotans, and people around the country, are stepping up to help shelters." - CBSN Minnesota

• Are cheetahs solitary?

• Pet Owners Self-Isolating Share What Dogs & Cats *Really* Do While We’re At Work

• Pet Owners Self-Isolating Share What Dogs & Cats *Really* Do While We’re At Work

3/31/2020  "The social organisation of cheetahs is unique among the wild cat species. Females are solitary unless they are looking after their cubs, while males are either solitary or they live in coalitions (functioning groups) of brothers or unrelated males. This pretty well sums it up and the description comes from Wild Cats of the World (see T.M. Caro reference)." - PoC

• Pet Owners Self-Isolating Share What Dogs & Cats *Really* Do While We’re At Work

• Pet Owners Self-Isolating Share What Dogs & Cats *Really* Do While We’re At Work

• Pet Owners Self-Isolating Share What Dogs & Cats *Really* Do While We’re At Work

3/30/2020  "People are spending an unprecedented amount of time indoors as self-quarantining and social distancing become the norm to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus worldwide. Naturally, this means more time spent with our beloved animals. It also means quite a bit of light is being shed on what our dogs and cats were really doing all that time while their owners commute into work and spend 8-10 hours away." - Mommyish

3/28/20 - 3/30/20

• Another day working from home, another day spent with cute yet infuriating cat coworkers

• Another day working from home, another day spent with cute yet infuriating cat coworkers

• Another day working from home, another day spent with cute yet infuriating cat coworkers

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3/30/2020  "One may think that working from home may give them more time to think out loud. Some may believe it’ll save them everyday office distractions and even increase productivity. Well, if you’re lucky enough to have a feline friend while practising social distancing, think again." - hindustantimes

• How an Elgin cat is giving thousands of fans reason to smile during pandemic

• Another day working from home, another day spent with cute yet infuriating cat coworkers

• Another day working from home, another day spent with cute yet infuriating cat coworkers

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3/30/2020  "An Elgin cat with tens of thousands of social media followers and celebrity fans like Ellen DeGeneres is bringing many moments of laughter and joy amid the concern and anxiety prompted by the coronavirus pandemic." - DailyHerald

• Museum: Sorry dog lovers but cats are number one in NZ

• Another day working from home, another day spent with cute yet infuriating cat coworkers

• Museum: Sorry dog lovers but cats are number one in NZ

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3/30/2020  "We Kiwis are a bunch of animal lovers. Our households are second in the world for pet ownership, behind the United States, and statistics show that 58 per cent of homes here include at least one pet. Cats are the clear favourite with 45 per cent of us having at least one, compared with 31 per cent for dogs. So how did cats come to train us so well to look after them? Well, it turns out they domesticated themselves." - NZ Herald

• Cats on canvas

• Cats of Rome: How to help Torre Argentina cat sanctuary

• Museum: Sorry dog lovers but cats are number one in NZ

3/30/2020  "A cat tilts its head towards the left and intently stares at me with curiosity. As I scroll down artist Ganapathy Subramaniam’s Instagram page, I find around 80 such cats in different postures, colours and expressions looking at me. The city-based artist has used his two pet cats as his muse for his art project that began three years ago." - The New Indian Express

• Cats of Rome: How to help Torre Argentina cat sanctuary

• Cats of Rome: How to help Torre Argentina cat sanctuary

• Cats of Rome: How to help Torre Argentina cat sanctuary

3/30/2020  "Rome's Torre Argentina cat sanctuary, located among the ruins of the Largo Argentina archaeological area, has provided shelter, food and love to cats in the city centre for more than 25 years. The shelter, which is dependent on donations and volunteers, is currently seeking support from cat-lovers around the world during this difficult time of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic." - Wanted in Rome

• 12 Cat Chew Toys That Will Keep Your Kitty Amused

• Cats of Rome: How to help Torre Argentina cat sanctuary

• Cats of Rome: How to help Torre Argentina cat sanctuary

3/30/2020  "Cats may not typically have the same natural urge to chew as dogs do, but all cats are different. While some cats prefer to pounce on or bat at their toys, others like to chew on them, and for those kitties, you’ll want to invest in some cat chew toys that last (especially if your cat is teething)." - Woman'sDay

• Cats offer companionship during trying times

• People Are Tweeting What Their Pets Are Doing but Referring to Them as "Coworkers"

• People Are Tweeting What Their Pets Are Doing but Referring to Them as "Coworkers"

3/30/2020  "The cats don’t know, but in their mysterious way they understand things are awry in our little household. This comes from a crazy cat lady who is more thankful for Geranium, Lydia Rose, and Maximilian during this isolation period than ever before." - The Blade

• People Are Tweeting What Their Pets Are Doing but Referring to Them as "Coworkers"

• People Are Tweeting What Their Pets Are Doing but Referring to Them as "Coworkers"

• People Are Tweeting What Their Pets Are Doing but Referring to Them as "Coworkers"

3/29/2020  "Before this period of self-isolation I was working from home three days a week, so I'm used to having my two cats lying across my keyboard, rubbing their tails in my face during video meetings, and pawing at me for attention. For many people, however, working from home with their new coworkers, aka their pets, has been more of an adjustment period." - Popsugar

• A Paws for Pets - Miss Princess

• People Are Tweeting What Their Pets Are Doing but Referring to Them as "Coworkers"

• A Paws for Pets - Miss Princess

3/28/2020  "I recently received this note from Mary Nettleton. She has been my neighbor for so many years, we moved into the neighborhood in 1970 and Mr. and Mrs. Nettleton joined the neighborhood in 1984. Those who know Mary know that she is a wonderful friend and neighbor. Bob once said that if there were more people like Mary, the police would be out of a job." - York News-Times

3/28/20 - 3/29/20

• Best Animal Videos Compilation (March 2020) - Funny Dogs, Cats and More!

• Best Animal Videos Compilation (March 2020) - Funny Dogs, Cats and More!

• Best Animal Videos Compilation (March 2020) - Funny Dogs, Cats and More!

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3/29/2020  "Here’s a compilation of the best animal videos in March. Enjoy these funny dog videos, funny cat videos, and even some funny monkey videos. There are plenty of funny animal videos in this animal video..." - WRCBtv

• Sink your claws into these bizarre cat facts

• Best Animal Videos Compilation (March 2020) - Funny Dogs, Cats and More!

• Best Animal Videos Compilation (March 2020) - Funny Dogs, Cats and More!

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3/29/2020  "We feed them, stroke them, and live alongside them – but how much do you really know about your cat? While dogs are fairly up front about things – when they look like they’re happy to see you, they actually are – cats can be a lot more mysterious, and their private lives extend far beyond the knowledge of their owners." - BreakingNews.ie

• Life on paws: How to deal with your pets during lockdown

• Best Animal Videos Compilation (March 2020) - Funny Dogs, Cats and More!

• Brits are giving dogs and cats the same names as newborn babies – from Bella to Charlie

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3/29/2020  "As New Zealand adjusts to a month of lockdown, many pet owners have questions about their furry friends. Alex Casey had a chat with the SPCA – here’s what she learned. 

  • AC: My cat had a disgusting abscess on his tail and now has to get his stitches out. Can I still take him to the vet? 
  • SPCA: You absolutely can – vets and animal welfare services (SPCA, council animal management) have been deemed as essential services during the lockdown period." - The Spinoff

• Brits are giving dogs and cats the same names as newborn babies – from Bella to Charlie

• Brits are giving dogs and cats the same names as newborn babies – from Bella to Charlie

• Brits are giving dogs and cats the same names as newborn babies – from Bella to Charlie

3/29/2020  "Brits are giving their dogs and cats the same names as newborn babies, new data has revealed. Pet owners are choosing to scrap traditional monikers like Rover and Scout in favour of modern children's names including Bella, Charlie, Poppy, Lola and Max. Research by pet wellbeing specialist ITCHpet.com found that nine out of ten names given to the nation’s kittens and puppies are shared by bundles of joy born in 2019.." - heart

• Lactose intolerent with glow-in-the-dark urine: 15 odd cat facts

• Brits are giving dogs and cats the same names as newborn babies – from Bella to Charlie

• This cat may be fighting its inner demons in the most hilarious way. Watch

3/29/2020  "We feed them, stroke them, and live alongside them – but how much do you really know about your cat? While dogs are fairly up front about things – when they look like they’re happy to see you, they actually are – cats can be a lot more mysterious, and their private lives extend far beyond the knowledge of their owners. Here’s a few nuggets you probably never knew about the nation’s second most popular pet…" - CambridgeshireLive

• This cat may be fighting its inner demons in the most hilarious way. Watch

• Brits are giving dogs and cats the same names as newborn babies – from Bella to Charlie

• This cat may be fighting its inner demons in the most hilarious way. Watch

3/29/2020  VIDEO: "This, almost 35-second-long video, was posted on a subreddit called ‘startled cats’. It shows a tangerine coloured cutie looking into the mirror. According to the caption, this isn’t the kitty’s first encounter with the reflective surface. But for some unknown reason, this time the feline decides to pick a never-seen-before fight with its own reflection." - hindustantimes

• Love for cats knows no virus

• TV’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick reveals how our cats and dogs will get us through the lockdown

• TV’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick reveals how our cats and dogs will get us through the lockdown

3/29/2020  "After she finishes her chores at night, she checks her supply of cat food which she bought with her salary as a house helper. Then she puts some cat food in an eco bag, goes down to the lobby of the building, and walks around the Ortigas area to feed the stray cats. Teresita  “Cita” H. Rodico, 62 years old, does this every night." - ManilaStandard

• TV’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick reveals how our cats and dogs will get us through the lockdown

• TV’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick reveals how our cats and dogs will get us through the lockdown

• TV’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick reveals how our cats and dogs will get us through the lockdown

3/28/2020  "Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick has seen a lot of people weep for the creatures they love. ‘I’ve had billionaires and megastars and people who are not famous and homeless people all lie on my floor and cry,’ says the country’s most famous animal doctor, star of his own Channel 4 show. ‘Prince or pauper, it’s a universal truth that they are always naked in front of their dog or their cat.’" Daily Mail

• Cat Fight Leaves Netizens Worried About The Laptop; Watch Video

• TV’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick reveals how our cats and dogs will get us through the lockdown

• Cat Fight Leaves Netizens Worried About The Laptop; Watch Video

3/28/2020  "Amid coronavirus pandemic, while most people are resorting to self-isolation and spending their time at home, one internet user recently posted a video of two cats fighting. The video shared by Reddit user ‘AnimalsBeingJerks’ show two house cats fighting with each other while sitting on a laptop. The video shared on March 28 has already managed to garner more than 14,000 upvotes and hundreds of comments." - RepublicWorld

3/26/20 - 3/28/20

• Dogs are from Mars, cats are from Venus

• This Ballet Teacher Was Interrupted By Her Cat During An Online Class...

• Simple & Sassy: Co-working and co-habitating with cats

3/28/2020  "Here in the U.S., a lot of us are suddenly spending a lot more time at home with our pets. My social media feed is filling up with photos of furry coworkers, supervising or napping or begging for attention. As I type this, my own office manager — a glossy black house panther — is lying directly in front of my laptop, front paws and chin draped over my wrist, dozing." - The Week

• Simple & Sassy: Co-working and co-habitating with cats

• This Ballet Teacher Was Interrupted By Her Cat During An Online Class...

• Simple & Sassy: Co-working and co-habitating with cats

3/28/2020  "I’m having some issues with a new co-worker. She sleeps on the job, and when she is awake, all she wants to do is talk about birds. Birds are great and all, but every time a bird flies past the window, she makes a big fuss about it — as if it were her first time ever seeing a bird in her life." - Napa Valley Register

• This Ballet Teacher Was Interrupted By Her Cat During An Online Class...

• This Ballet Teacher Was Interrupted By Her Cat During An Online Class...

• This Ballet Teacher Was Interrupted By Her Cat During An Online Class...

3/27/2020  "The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot about how we work lately, and it's no different for dance teachers like Amelia Love Clearheart. Clearheart, who lives in Seattle, has been teaching ballet and other types of dance for 15 years. Given the spread of the coronavirus, she's had to start doing her lessons online through streaming and prerecorded video. But her first lesson will be the most memorable thanks to a special guest appearance from her cat, Aurora." - BuzzFeedNews

• These funny quarantine cat pictures will get you through

• LAYER and cat person present a modern lifestyle collection for cats

• This Ballet Teacher Was Interrupted By Her Cat During An Online Class...

3/27/2020  "If you’re taking social distancing seriously like a good citizen, you might be feeling a little antsy. We’ve curated this special batch of funny cat pictures to get you through these hard times. Enjoy!" - Film Daily

• LAYER and cat person present a modern lifestyle collection for cats

• LAYER and cat person present a modern lifestyle collection for cats

• LAYER and cat person present a modern lifestyle collection for cats

3/27/2020  "benjamin hubert of experience design agency LAYER designed a collection of cat furniture for new york-based start-up ‘cat person’. cat person is a new brand committed to strengthening the relationship between cats and their owners. the cat person collection comprises mesa bowl, a modular feeding station, and canopy bed, an adaptable 3-in-1 cat bed. the products are driven by extensive research into the behaviour of both cats and their ‘cat parents’, and are designed aesthetically to blend into the house’s interiors." - DesignBoom

• 10 Cats + Coffee Video

• LAYER and cat person present a modern lifestyle collection for cats

• LAYER and cat person present a modern lifestyle collection for cats

3/26/2020  "Slow news week? Yeah, we feel you. Sometimes there’s just no new information to consume out there and we all find ourselves a little starved for stimuli. On days like these, or on weeks upon unending weeks like these, we find it can be nice to take a little break from all that boredom and check out what’s new (and old) in the special space where cats intersect with coffee." - SPRUDGE

• Dogs and cats are refusing to let their humans work out at home, and it's pretty hilarious

• Dogs and cats are refusing to let their humans work out at home, and it's pretty hilarious

• Dogs and cats are refusing to let their humans work out at home, and it's pretty hilarious

3/26/2020  "Everyone handles self-isolation differently, but many find it helpful to establish some sort of daily routine. For those who enjoy regularly working out — or who have decided to give exercising a try because they won't be moving around as much — a routine could be as simple as setting aside a time each day to work out in the house." - Mashable

• All the toys and treats you need to keep your pet happy at home

• Dogs and cats are refusing to let their humans work out at home, and it's pretty hilarious

• Dogs and cats are refusing to let their humans work out at home, and it's pretty hilarious

3/26/2020  "If you're staying close to home to practice social distancing, it's essential to find ways to keep your pets entertained, healthy and happy.  While you're trying to work from home, you may be faced with a cat who wants to sit on your keyboard, or a dog who decides to yap during a conference call — or just sits there looking at you with wistful eyes, holding a favorite toy or a leash.

Luckily, there are plenty of toys that provide ways to keep them busy while boosting their mental and physical skills." - CNNunderscored

• Pet fostering takes off as coronavirus keeps Americans home

• Dogs and cats are refusing to let their humans work out at home, and it's pretty hilarious

• Pet fostering takes off as coronavirus keeps Americans home

4/4/2020  "The Simeon family was heading home to Omaha from a Smoky Mountains vacation when Kim Simeon spotted a social media post from the Nebraska Humane Society, pleading with people to consider fostering a pet amid concerns about how the coronavirus would affect operations.  A day later, a 1 1/2-year-old black lab mix named Nala was nestling in at her home." - 8NewsNow

3/22/20 - 3/24/20

• Is your cat obsessed with your keyboard?

• Fostering cats as a form of temporary ownership

• Is your cat obsessed with your keyboard?

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3/24/2020  VIDEO: "Cats exhibit a lot of strange behaviors, but their adoration for keyboards is surely one of the oddest. "To a cat, a keyboard really is the perfect spot," pet expert Arden Moore said to PetMD. "They are warm, they're kind of fun to sit on, and most importantly, they're smack between you and the monitor." But that's only half the reason felines go gaga for keyboards." - CBS46

• How to Work With a Purrsonal Assistant

• Fostering cats as a form of temporary ownership

• Is your cat obsessed with your keyboard?

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3/24/2020  "You’re busily tapping away on the computer, the ideas are flowing, and then your cat appears. He’s looking up at you from the carpet, with that earnest look upon his face, and you see it coming before it happens. He leaps up on the couch, and then sneakily climbs upon your lap, wedging his plump furry body between you and your keyboard." - Medium

• Fostering cats as a form of temporary ownership

• Fostering cats as a form of temporary ownership

• We Asked Scientists If Our Pets Love Us Being Home All the Time

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3/24/2020  "During the coronavirus pandemic applications to foster cats has gone up at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (the charity reports). There is also an increase in adoption applications. The two are linked. The surge in desire to foster reflects a need to temporarily live with a cat during the coronavirus lockdown which is what is happening in the UK at present." - PoC

• We Asked Scientists If Our Pets Love Us Being Home All the Time

• They said you could be anything, so this cat decided to become a ballerina. Watch

• We Asked Scientists If Our Pets Love Us Being Home All the Time

3/24/2020  "As the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, millions of commuters around the world have switched to working from home to slow the spread of the virus. One side effect of this sudden lifestyle change is that a lot of us are now spending all day with our pets, which raises the question: How are our dogs and cats adapting to the new self-isolation and quarantine measures?" - VICE

• They said you could be anything, so this cat decided to become a ballerina. Watch

• They said you could be anything, so this cat decided to become a ballerina. Watch

• They said you could be anything, so this cat decided to become a ballerina. Watch

3/24/2020  VIDEO: "You may have heard a lot of news about people’s ‘quarantine routine’ recently on the internet. Well, this cat, who is apparently aspiring to be a ballet dancer, may give anyone picking up a new hobby during these uncertain times a run for their money." - HindustanTimes

• 16 Reasons Your Cat Is a Better Coworker Than Karen

• They said you could be anything, so this cat decided to become a ballerina. Watch

• They said you could be anything, so this cat decided to become a ballerina. Watch

3/23/2020  "There are many things to miss about the office if you’re working from home, but even if you occasionally long for the office banter and the after-work drinks and the snack tables that you can’t get at home, let’s all admit that your home-office coworker, the cat, is just an infinitely better companion than Karen." - Medium Tenderly Mag

• Parting Shot: I learned about self-quarantining from Tobias, the cat

• Parting Shot: I learned about self-quarantining from Tobias, the cat

• Parting Shot: I learned about self-quarantining from Tobias, the cat

3/23/2020  "Last Tuesday I had to look at the calendar just to make sure it wasn’t Friday. So much had been packed into the week I was sure I was ready for another birthday. Like you, I don’t know what to make of all this social distancing but I do know I’ll try anything if it gets us back to some kind of normal." - Sioux City Journal

• Pic & Vid of the versatile Squishy Cat Lamp

• Parting Shot: I learned about self-quarantining from Tobias, the cat

• Parting Shot: I learned about self-quarantining from Tobias, the cat

3/23/2020  This lamp has everything for cat loving families and it costs peanuts (about £12 in the UK and a similar price in UD$ in the USA) on Amazon both in the UK and USA, and I guess other Amazon sites. I don’t get any money for discussing it by the way. It just looks like a good product for cat lovers and for families who are devoted cat guardians. - PoC

• How Cats, Dogs And Birds See The World

• Parting Shot: I learned about self-quarantining from Tobias, the cat

• How Cats, Dogs And Birds See The World

3/22/2020  "Having a pet is getting to know their personality and all their quirks, feeling like you can communicate despite not really sharing a language at all. But have you ever thought about how your beloved pet sees you, your house and all the fancy toys you've bought for it to play with? Here's how your pets see the world." - LifeHacker

3/19/2020 - 3/22/20

• Cats versus aliens

• Furry Friday: Self-isolating cats strike their poses amid coronavirus outbreak

• Sand cats make regular Japan display debuts at zoos in Kobe, Nasu

3/22/2020  "Cats are weird. I know there are many cat lovers out there but to me, I am sorry, cats are just strange creatures. Take my family cat, Jewel, for instance. Last night I sat there and watched Jewel as she intensely stared at things that were not there. Jewel followed the invisible object with her eyes and head. She locked on to the object as it floated to the ceiling and back down to the middle of the room." - The Sentinel-Record

• Sand cats make regular Japan display debuts at zoos in Kobe, Nasu

• Furry Friday: Self-isolating cats strike their poses amid coronavirus outbreak

• Sand cats make regular Japan display debuts at zoos in Kobe, Nasu

3/20/2020  "Sand cats, nicknamed "angels of the desert," went on regular display for the first time in Japan at two zoos on March 20, one at Kobe Animal Kingdom in this western Japan city, and one at Nasu Animal Kingdom in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, in the east of the country." - The Mainichi

• Furry Friday: Self-isolating cats strike their poses amid coronavirus outbreak

• Furry Friday: Self-isolating cats strike their poses amid coronavirus outbreak

• Moustachioed moggies! Owners share snaps of their cats with VERY funny facial hair

3/20/2020  "May I be a little lighthearted about all this? Just for a few minutes on a Friday? I know it's a serious situation, and we should all listen to the experts and do what we're meant to do. But I'm sorry, whenever I hear about hygiene, self-isolation and social distancing, I think of ... cats." - Stuff

• Moustachioed moggies! Owners share snaps of their cats with VERY funny facial hair

• Just 3 full minutes of cats and dominoes (plus an ugly, interruptive advertising banner)

• Moustachioed moggies! Owners share snaps of their cats with VERY funny facial hair

3/20/2020  "These heart-warming cat photos are sure to put a much-needed smile on your face.  The snaps, taken by owners around the world, show photogenic felines who appear to have mini moustaches thanks to a tuft of different coloured fur above their mouths.  The images were shared on a Reddit thread and have been compiled into an online gallery for your enjoyment." - Daily Mail

• Just 3 full minutes of cats and dominoes (plus an ugly, interruptive advertising banner)

• Just 3 full minutes of cats and dominoes (plus an ugly, interruptive advertising banner)

• Just 3 full minutes of cats and dominoes (plus an ugly, interruptive advertising banner)

3/19/2020  "Earlier this week, having watched through a video that turned The Lighthouse into a SpongeBob SquarePants episode, we asked the people of the internet to take it easy—to ration out their best ideas slowly so as not to use them all up at once during this difficult time." - AV Club

• Here’s How 32 Cats Are Dealing With Quarantine

• Just 3 full minutes of cats and dominoes (plus an ugly, interruptive advertising banner)

• Just 3 full minutes of cats and dominoes (plus an ugly, interruptive advertising banner)

3/19/2020  "For many of us, it's the coronavirus lockdown, and our entire daily routines are now contained within the comfort of our own homes. For our beloved pets, however, it's a day like any other. Well, with a few exceptions—pets that are freaking out over why the heck we're at home for so long." - boredpanda

• Amazing similarities between wild cats and domestic cats

• Amazing similarities between wild cats and domestic cats

• Amazing similarities between wild cats and domestic cats

3/19/2020  "Wild cats may be a lot bigger than Fluffy back home, but there’s a lot more similarities between wild cats and domestic cats than you think!"

  • They both like cardboard boxes
  • They will chase laser pointers
  • They groom themselves

The list goes on and on and on - Science101

• Quarantine Tips from My Cat

• Amazing similarities between wild cats and domestic cats

• Amazing similarities between wild cats and domestic cats

3/19/2020  Here's a short list of 'cat items' that are sure to bring a smile to your face. - The New Yorker

3/16/20 - 3/18/20

• Anthony Hopkins Plays Piano for His Social-Distancing Cat Buddy ...

• Watch this fascinating BBC documentary about the history of house cats

• Anthony Hopkins Plays Piano for His Social-Distancing Cat Buddy ...

3/18/2020  VIDEO: "Anthony Hopkins and his pet are looking out for each other. On Wednesday, the 82-year-old Two Popes actor shared a video of himself self-isolating amid the coronavirus pandemic, keeping occupied by playing the piano for his cat, Niblo. In the clip, Hopkins focuses on the ivory keys, at one point smiling and making eye contact with this furry social-distancing companion, who seems pleased by the live music." - People

• Study Suggests Humans Don't Know They're Domesticated by Cats

• Watch this fascinating BBC documentary about the history of house cats

• Anthony Hopkins Plays Piano for His Social-Distancing Cat Buddy ...

3/18/2020  "A new Ryerson study has found that 87 per cent of humans consider themselves to be the owner of their cats, rather than being a trained vessel of food and occasional platonic scratchies. 

The study of over 20,000 cat owners at Ryerson was conducted by the Centre for Feline Innovation (CFI). The research comes after a groundbreaking paper from CFI revealed that humans are not actually giant, clumsy, hairless and ugly cats—as the feline population previously believed—but rather a separate species entirely." - The Eyeopener

• Watch this fascinating BBC documentary about the history of house cats

• Watch this fascinating BBC documentary about the history of house cats

• Watch this fascinating BBC documentary about the history of house cats

3/18/2020  VIDEO: "Watch the first episode of Cats, biologist, naturalist and TV presenter Roger Tabor's wonderful BBC documentary series from 1991 that explores the history of the house cat around the world." - boingboing

• I Reimagined Famous Paintings With My Cats (52 Pics)

• I Reimagined Famous Paintings With My Cats (52 Pics)

• Watch this fascinating BBC documentary about the history of house cats

3/17/2020  "Looking at historical artworks takes me right back to that time; I start daydreaming about that moment with the artist and his subject. What were they talking about? What did the artist leave out? How long was the subject sitting before their pets jumped into their lap for a cuddle? I created these "reimagined" artworks using my cats, and the artwork I love and admire." - boredpanda

• Just Some Cats Enjoying Quarantine with Their Owners

• I Reimagined Famous Paintings With My Cats (52 Pics)

• Just Some Cats Enjoying Quarantine with Their Owners

3/16/2020  "Times are uncertain. What with COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, people around the world are being asked to practice social distancing. To that end, many are working from home and staying indoors more than usual. And pets are benefiting from having their humans available all day as pillows and cuddle providers" - Nerdist

3/12/20 - 3/20/20

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• Veterinarians debunk 13 cat myths

3/20/2020  VIDEO: "Veterinarians debunk the most common myths about cats. Myths include that cats always land on their feet and that pregnant women can't live with cats. They explain myths around whether cats can eat human food and if they can actually see in the dark." - Business Insider

• Of Cats and Coronavirus - Even in chaos, there is beauty

3/19/2020  "Now, we worry about toilet paper supply as I chase our son around the house and wonder if every sniffle and sneeze is the plague at our door. We also have pets to contend with, but they’re cats. And, to be clear, I’m fine with cats, even though, scientifically speaking and from first-hand experience I know for an undisputed fact that cats are assholes." - INKSTICK

• Is it cruel to keep a cat in a cage at night?

3/17/2020  "If you are thinking about caging a cat or kitten at night because they disturb you and if that is the ONLY reason you need to reevaluate whether it is a good idea to have a cat. In fact I’d go further and suggest that you are unsuited to being a cat guardian. You have to expect some disruption to your life when looking after a cat. Living with a cat changes your life." - PoC

• How St. Gertrude of Nivelles became the cat lady of the Catholic Church

3/16/2020  "According to no less an authority than Etsy, the patron saint of cats is a woman named Gertrude of Nivelles. Not to be confused with St. Gertrude the Great (of Helfta), this St. Gertrude appears among Etsy’s wares—from prayer cards to paper doll sets—as a youthful, haloed nun cradling a cat in her arms like a baby. More kitschy than devotional, most of the Etsy items don’t explain who Gertrude of Nivelles was or how she got to be the designated cat lady of the Catholic Church." - U.S.Catholic

• 6 things I’ve learned about working at home with cats + check out these Birmingham kitties

3/16/2020  "Having a cat or two while working from home can be a bit of a challenge. To make sure your workflow keeps…well…flowing, here are six things I’ve learned about working from home with cats." - Bham Now

• 7 Best Cat Instagram Accounts To Follow In 2020 For Cuteness Right Meow

3/16/2020  "The internet was made for cats. They are basically a match made in viral heaven with their adorable floof pics and hilarious videos being sassy and sweet. If you find yourself squealing with delight and laughing nonstop at all of the feline content out there, you need to be in the know about the best cat Instagram accounts to follow in 2020 right meow." - elite daily

• This cardboard cat condo is one of the best purchases I've made as a cat owner

3/16/2020  "Catty Stacks are cute, stackable cubes and bridges that are affordable, easy to assemble, and surprisingly durable. They are made of corrugated cardboard and come in four colors – Snow White, Chocolate Brown, Pistachio Green, and Giraffe Print – that are meant to be mixed and matched to build a customized cat condo." - Business Insider

• Purr-fectly comfortable! Sleepy cats prove they can doze off anywhere...

3/14/2020  "Most pet owners know the pain of splashing out on an expensive cat bed - only to find that their furry friend prefers the comfort of a cheap cardboard box. And these hilarious new pictures shared online prove that cats really will sleep anywhere, from a bird cage to cushion cases. In a gallery put together by boredpanda cats from around the world can be seen living up to the old adage of 'if it fits, I sits'." - Daily Mail

• 40 Cats That Fell Asleep In The Weirdest Places (New Pics)

3/12/2020  "Cats are known to be renowned napping champions with an average of 16 hours per day spent dozing off during this cringy film called life. After so much practice in the sleep department, they really know what it takes to get a good catnap. The answer is not much." - boredpanda

• Cat turns up 70 miles from Staffordshire home in Southport

3/12/2020  "Tracy Dean said her cat Millie had not previously been "an outdoor cat", but had developed "a taste for the outdoors". She said the tabby "scarpered" from her home in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire almost a fortnight ago. Three days later, Ms Dean said she was "stunned" to get a call from a vet in Southport saying Millie had turned up." - BBC NEWS

3/2/20 - 3/10/20

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• Naughty cat disrupts live orchestra concert and steals the show

3/10/2020  "A live orchestral concert was disrupted in possibly the cutest way – after a stray cat wandered obliviously onto the stage. Weaving carelessly between the musicians during a show in Istanbul, the fearless feline soon became the centre of attention." - Classic FM

• Can I bring my cats in carriers to the vet with Uber?

3/9/2020  AUSTRALIA: "It seems that until very recently (in Australia) companion animals except for service animals were universally not allowed in Uber cars. But there is new service called Uber Pet which is being trialled in Sydney and Brisbane. The service costs an extra $7 per ride (not cheap)." - PoC

• Lifting the veil ... The truth behind the feline mystique

3/7/2020  "Cats have been an enigma to we humans for centuries, and part of what perpetuates this is the range of myths and misconceptions about cats which persist to this day. So let's take a look at some of these and reveal the truth once and for all." - Barossa Herald

• Woman reunited with cat almost 11 years after she went missing

3/6/2020  VIDEO: "Eve McDonnel, 72, was devastated when her pet cat Missy escaped from her car when she stopped to buy some milk in Birmingham on 23 April 2009. A wide search didn't track Missy down, and Eve gave up hope of seeing her again. But last week..." - METRO

• Owners Let Their Norwegian Forest Cat Roam Freely Outside, And He Looks Majestic

3/5/2020  "In March 2018, Camilla from Norway fell head over heels in love with an 8-week-old kitten she saw online. It was a Norwegian Forest cat looking for his forever home. In the photo that captivated Camilla, the little rascal was simply irresistible, tilting his head and staring at the woman from the screen with the biggest, most innocent eyes she had ever seen." - boredpanda

• Pet Talk: Cats have been rare Oval Office residents

3/4/2020  "Generally, the White House canines have been pure-bred breeds, whereas the kitties have had more haphazard origins. The first known White House resident was Tabby, who lived with Abraham Lincoln and his family. Tabby was a classic striped domestic shorthair who lived with Dixie, another stray." - Leominster Champion

• Maryville's 'Cat Lady' expands operation with new building

3/4/2020  "As a person walks across the painted paw print in front of the door and enters the soon-to-be cat-filled building, they are greeted by a friendly smile and a passionate cat lover. Jami Hull was nicknamed Maryville’s cat lady due to her love of cats and big heart to save them. Hull is a certified cat behaviorist, a person who studies the psychology of cats" - Northwest Missourian

• Scottish Fold Tops Japanese Cat Ranking

3/4/2020  "A 202020 ranking found that the Scottish Fold was the most popular cat breed in Japan for the twelfth consecutive year. In the list compiled by pet insurance company Anicom, the top three breeds—the Scottish Fold, Munchkin, and American Shorthair—were overwhelmingly popular, accounting for around 40% of all cat ownership." - Nippon.com

• 15 Cats Who Made Us Think They Are Food

3/3/2020  "If you ever wondered why sometimes you feel like squishing and biting your cat, we have the answer. Cute aggression is a real thing where when humans see something WAY too cute, they feel like biting it. And, to make things worse, cats sometimes like to sleep/sit in positions where they actually resemble food." - Bright Side

• 'The best thing about Wellington': Mittens the cat has paws all over New Zealand capital

3/3/2020  "A feline that roams New Zealand’s capital city and is welcomed into tattoo parlours, hairdressers and office towers has become a social media star, with 30,000 followers who track his every movement online." - The Guardian

• London couple comes up with a ‘lap’ hack to deal with clingy cat

3/3/2020  "This couple deserves a victory lap after coming up with this ingenious hack for cat-owners. Rebecca and Alex May of London, England, found the purrfect solution to help ease their cat Ziggy’s clinginess — by making fake human legs and a lap for her to rest on." - New York Post

• My 6 Illustrations Of Cats Inspired By Traditional Japanese And Medieval Art

3/2/2020  "When I moved into my own apartment I realized I could come up with a theme and decorate it however I liked. Realizing I’m a fan of cats and Japanese woodblock prints I decided to combine those interests and make these art prints for my new home." - boredpanda

2/16/20 - 3/16/20

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• Amid coronavirus, quarantine cats and dogs living their best lives

3/16/2020  "The coronavirus pandemic has led companies to encourage or require employees to work from home. One upside? An uptick in people working from home means many happy furry friends. On Monday, #QuarantinedCats and #QuarantinedDogs was trending on Twitter. So naturally, it's safe to say no one is getting anything done." - cnet

• Cats Are So Weird: Watch Tons of Videos of This Adorable Kitty Who Rolls Down Stairs

3/16/2020  "It's no secret that cats can be true weirdos, and an adorable cat named Posey is showing off one of her unique and hilarious qualities: she rolls and tumbles down stairs for attention. The sweet rescue kitten has her own Instagram account, @rolyposey, where her owner shares short videos of Posey's antics with hysterical captions that give names to her elegant cat tumbles." - Popsugar

• Unraveling the puzzle of Madagascar's forest cats

3/16/2020  "In her 30 years working as a researcher in Madagascar, CU Boulder Anthropology Professor Michelle Sauther has had a number of chance encounters with a strange forest creature: a wild, oversized cat with a characteristic tabby-like coloring. “When I first started working in Madagascar, I noticed that these cats all seemed to look the same,” said Sauther, whose research focuses on primates. “They were big, and they were always the same color.” Scientists had no idea where they came from—the island nation has no native cats of its own." - CU Boulder Today

• Tips for cat owners

3/15/2020  "Caring and providing for an animal brings a whole new set of responsibilities, such as thinking ahead with regard to danger areas in your home, as well as ensuring that the new member of your family is groomed regularly, fed, sheltered, watered, identified, vaccinated and dewormed." - Germiston City News

• 12 of the Best Footballers Who Own Cats

3/14/2020  "There was meant to be football this weekend and, frankly, we're a little bit lost.  It's like the summer, except there's no tournament, no transfers and we didn't know it was coming. And there's no NBA. Or baseball. Or anything.  There's one good thing about self-isolation for a significant chunk of the population though – who get to spend more time with their pets. Isn't that nice?" - 90Min

• An Art Show All About Cats

3/13/2020  "When Jason West was invited to curate an exhibit at 4Art Space in Bridgeport, the Brookfield artist wanted to do something more interesting than, as he says, “Hey, paintings!” Trying to attract a broad audience, he surmised that “everyone loves a cat video.” The result is the Fantastic Felines Art Show, which opens March 20 and presents more than 30 pieces featuring cats." - Chicago Magazine

• Comeback cat travels 900 miles from home

3/11/2020  "Pepper the cat was probably only looking for a good place to take a nap when she crawled into the open U-Haul on Trevor Trail late last month. She picked the wrong spot. And the Alexander family’s beloved pet wound up on a wild five-day road-trip that took her 900 miles from her Crown Mountain home and captured the attention of social media along the way." - The Dahlonega Nubbet

• Poland Is Home to a Very Tiny Cat Museum

3/11/2020  "There are already plenty of museums around the globe that celebrate our collective fascination with cats, but none have the distinction of being quite this small. Located in Kraków, Poland, the Cat Museum manages to cram roughly 1000 cat collectibles and other curiosities into a 161-square-foot space, The First News reports." - Mental Floss

• Meet the cats who go hiking and kayaking with their owners

3/11/2020  "Moose and Duckie might look like normal cats, but their hobbies re anything but. Rather than just mooching around the house and perhaps going for a little stalk around the neighborhood like most cats, they love nothing more than kiking, canoeing, and travelling." - METRO

• YouTube reveals 40 per cent spike in views of 'Videos for Cats' in 2019 to a staggering 55MILLION

3/10/2020  "Cat videos are notoriously among the most viewed content on the web, but it seems that cats themselves are not averse to the odd YouTube binge. Pet owners are regularly putting hours-long YouTube videos on for their feline friends to watch while they're busy or out of the house." - Daily Mail

• Nicholas Eats Things

2/16/2020  "The true story of a cat who explores the world by eating first and asking questions later." "We have one plant in our home. It is a Boston fern named … Fern. What else? She is hanging in the corner of the living room quickly outgrowing her pot. I know the time is coming when I will have to re-pot Fern, but if her pot gets bigger, she gets heavier. Much too weighted for hanging." - Medium

• A tribute to the Great Cat Lady of Fishtown

Doug's Note:  Another well written story.

3/3/2020  "It happened during World War II in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, where a tall, thin, elderly white-haired woman lived in a row house. Everyone referred to her as the Cat Lady because she had so many cats. She must have had about 100 of them. Well, maybe not quite that many, but certainly at least 20 or 30." - Daily Times

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