Day: December 17, 2012

A Rare Seabird Returns — After Feral Cats Are Trapped, Killed

The Royal Society for the Preservation of Birds was terribly excited to share the news that the frigatebird, one of the rarest seabirds in the world, had returned to British territory of Ascension Island, located in the South Atlantic Ocean. What they didn’t say, though, was what they did to make the island more seabird-friendly. …

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Arne Svenson’s Gorgeous Photo Book Celebrates “Strays”

If your cat-loving holiday giftee is an aficionado of avant-garde art, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more on-point present than Strays. This gorgeous coffee-table tome collects portraits of abandoned kittens striking all sorts of playful, kittenish poses. The richly colorful images by fine-art photographer Arne Svenson are interspersed with wordy yarn-balls tantalizingly tangled by …

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Grumpy Cat Speaks!

Grumpy Cat might be stuck with a permanent scowl (remember how your mom used to tell you that your face would “freeze like that”?), but her look of consternation always turns our frowns upside down. The sweet, sleepy pile of adorable — who is actually named Tardar Sauce — recently worked the media circuit in …

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Adopting a Shelter Cat? Here’s What You Should Know

Editor’s Note: Rebecca Jane Stokes is a writer for Catster’s sister SAY Media site, xojane.com. This article first ran on xoJane.com, but we’re rerunning it (with permission!) so you readers can comment on it. Please note that the opinions expressed below are just the author’s and not necessarily Catster’s. If any living creatures deserve to …

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