July 31, 2015 - Catster

Day: July 31, 2015

Cecil the Lion’s Murder Reveals a Drastic Need for Change

Editor’s note: We’re outraged over the killing of Cecil the lion, but we’ve chosen not to include gruesome photos of Cecil or pictures of his killer. This commentary covers not only Cecil but the many lions killed for sport — and how people can channel their anger to helpful ends. I am deeply saddened by …

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A Song of Ice and Fur: Siamese Cats, Clearly, Are White Walkers

I spent significant portions of (okay, most of) my adolescence devouring fantasy novels, and I was thrilled when Game of Thrones exploded on HBO. Dragons and manticores and basilisks, oh my: Suddenly everyone was excited about magical creatures. Delighted as I was by my new weekly fix of exotic and mostly imaginary beasties, I neglected to make the crucial …

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