Day: June 15, 2016

“Ooh, It’s a Box!” Why Cats Will Play With Just About Anything

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the May/June 2016 issue of Catster print magazine. Click here to subscribe to Catster magazine. Let’s talk about why cats can’t resist playing with packaging, and why they become obsessed with seemingly mundane household objects. During the last Christmas season, I picked up a board game in a …

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A Jerusalem SPCA Volunteer Talks About Street Cats, Violence, and One Special Kitty

I recently spent a week in Jerusalem, and I was amazed at how many feral cats live on the streets of this beautiful city in Israel. Some cats looked extremely rough — your typical scruffy, beat-up toms, their “crown jewels” still attached, loitering around the local bins for scraps. But the majority looked very healthy, with …

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