— Scotland continues to celebrate charismatic redheads -- this one just happens to be a cat.
— A shelter had an outbreak of a treatable disease, and management decided the only solution was euthanasia -- and then blamed the community.
— A New York Times column says so, but it's based on bad science and misinformation. Again.
— My adopted calico girl Phoenix started off as a foster, and I do not feel like a failure for loving this silly cat more than I should.
— Some readers have told me that kids and cats shouldn't mix, and sometimes they're mean about it. I think that viewpoint is too much generalizing.
— A recent Time quiz shows some correlation, but I think politics has nothing to do with love for cats.
— I'm in a bad relationship with my veterinarian, and I want out. Here's the story.
— This year’s list has plenty of repeat offenders, but there are a few rising stars to make up for that.
— I've heard horror stories about vets, but most I've met have been awesome, honest, and not money-grubbing in the least.
— An eco-blogger posed this absurd question, but she’s not exactly factoring in all the hazards of smug, faux-eco-friendly yuppitude, is she?
— My friends know they'd better settle into my groove -- and my groove is all about the cats!
— You moved out of your Brooklyn apartment and abandoned your cat in the lobby -- that's brilliant.
— I never want a puppy, but with kittens it's a different story -- the best story in the world.
— Someone inflicted horrific abuse on Elizabeth the cat, but the world gave back care and compassion.
— It doesn't even look like it's meant to be a parody. It's just a bunch of kids being mean. I'm furious.
— This is what happens when you pick a cat based on looks instead of one compatible for your lifestyle.
— Not enough laundry in the basket for you? Poor baby! Food dish is half empty? Deprived kitty!
— In addition to ethical concerns, it's doubtful that medical students gain any worthwhile experience practicing on cats.
— Big game hunter Melissa Bachman posts a photo with a lion she killed for sport, and she's shocked by people's outrage. What planet does she live on?
— A group called Cats Protection warns that cat cafes are too stressful for solitary hunters like cats. But I think somebody at that group forgot how to science.
— I've lived with Siouxsie since she was six weeks old. Now that she's 17, I appreciate her in ways I'd never imagined.
— Some assume a dog is the ideal family pet, but cats cat be a better fit, especially for busy families.
— We've seen repeated warnings for contaminated treats made in China or with ingredients sourced from China. When will we learn?
— I’ve lived with both, and they're more alike than many people think, but cats are, well, just better!
— Washington University in St. Louis said it would stop using cats to teach students. It hasn't.
— A skilled cat groomer can be your new best friend, so let go of your ego and learn something.
— A Chicago study found that statistics on predation by cats are ridiculously overstated if they don’t factor in coyote populations.
— "He should be able to jump ... to run. He should be able to defend himself. But he can't."
— Some say that it's this kind of vetting that makes cat ladies die alone. But cat ladies never die alone, they die with their cats!
— It's World Animal Day, and I love the trend of more religions blessing animals around the world.