— That sun your cat loves to lounge in might pose a health risk. Here are tips to keep her safe.
— Cats have about 100 vocalizations, which they mix and match to talk to us because we can't read their exquisitely expressive body language.
— A photographer consults scientists to create pictures that show the world through a cat’s eyes.
— A Chicago study found that statistics on predation by cats are ridiculously overstated if they don’t factor in coyote populations.
— Researchers report that feline immunodeficiency virus produced an immune response in HIV patients, and that's an important step.
— The author of "Cat Sense" wants to help humans be better companions to their cats.
— Cats learn by watching, and their brain structures are twice as complex as those of dogs.
— Seven years after its earlier report suggested a more careful approach to cat vaccination, the new guidelines are even more conservative.
— An Australian study shows feral cats help some endangered animals survive. I say: “Well, duh!”
— What happens after food goes in the dish? Join me on a journey inside your kitty, from mouth to butt.
— Now we can be glad that cat fur gets all over everything!
— Here are answers to questions I got last year when I wrote about genes that control cat fur color.
— Did you know whiskers have their own blood supply in addition to hundreds of nerves cells? This is one supercharged follicle.
— Snotty tissues, dirty underwear, sweaty armpits: Your cat probably loves all this stuff. Here's why.
— Does your cat freak out when the sky lights up and echoes with thunder? Here’s how to help.
— Cat tongues are the stuff of poetry -- but also of butt-licking, hairball-building horror.
— For one, there's a fish species that's more closely related to cats than to other fish.
— Ever popped a zit on your cat's chin? It's pretty gross. What you need to know about cat acne.
— Meet the Cheetah-cub -- a running bot whose anatomy and actions are like a cat. Researchers hope to develop it for search and rescue missions.
— Plenty of science says that pediatric spay/neuter does no long-term harm. Here’s why.
— Cats hate water, right? Well, not always. It's a complex arrangement, bordering on the ritualistic.
— You want cat science, you got it. Here are some of the coolest kitty trivia I’ve dug up so far.
— Mitten cats, Hemingway cats, seven-toed cats -- whatever you call them, they are full of awesome!
— Did you know your cat walks on his fingertips? We drop the science behind those cute little daggers.
— Here's why some kitties groom their humans -- and what to do if yours needs an intervention.
— This information could save your feline friend’s life. Get the scoop on blood types and how they work -- and don’t work.
— Your cat can't read your clock -- she can read you!
— In less than a second, your cat does seven things to turn right side up. It's all about physics.
— Cats with extra toes have a freaky awesomeness that we just love. Thanks, evolution!
— To learn why my cat woke me up at night, we looked at the metaphysical transcript of his life.