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Month: April 2009

  • New Features: April 1, 2009

    Okay, this is not an April’s Fools Post. [This was an Aprils Fools post ;] Today we just launched some small updates around the sites. Two that are fun for you are: Badges! On your pet’s pages you can now display badges for features of the site you enjoy or services we work with. We …

  • Cornell’s Genetic Breakthrough Produces Cat-Dog Hybrid

    Yesterday, Cornell University’s School of Veterinary Medicine announced that it has produced the world’s first proven live-born cat-dog hybrid in a joint venture with UC Davis and Massey University (New Zealand). The project’s lead scientist, Dr Kwiecie Zywnoci, proudly released photos of the male animal, named “Kotpies” — the Polish word for “catdog.” “This milestone …

  • Oklahoma Offers Food Bank for Pets

    Too many people are facing the gruesome decision: feed the kids, or feed the family cat? In Oklahoma City, Ben Brown, a volunteer with the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter, hopes no local families will have to make that choice. He’s leading a project to create a pet food bank. Just like traditional food banks, the …

  • Hold On a Second… A Cat and Dog HYBRID?

    Gotcha! Hee hee hee! Sorry about that, but we couldn’t resist. It is April Fools’ Day and all, and having a little fun (at YOUR expense, this time) is what this day is all about, right? Really, now… Did you think that we had a video of Murray driving his school bus? We all know …

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