Month: September 2010

  • Tiger the Bengal Found 2 Years and 170 Miles Later

    Tiger, a five-year-old Bengal cat in the UK, was found this week after having been missing for almost two years. He was turned in to the Nantwich Veterinary Clinic where a routine microchip scan revealed that he was registered to an address 170 miles away. Spokeswoman Samantha Tulett said: We have never come across anything …

  • Feline Fur Flushes Out Felons

    New research has revealed that cat fur can help to identify and convict criminals. Dr. Leslie Lyons, a cat genetics expert, pioneered the research. Lyons, who works at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, was already compiling information on cat DNA, when she had an “A-ha!” moment. “I’m a big fan of …

  • UPDATE: Pink Cat to be Returned to Owner

    Remember the pink cat in the UK? Her owner has been found, and the cat will be returned to her. But not before a stern dressing down from the RSPCA. An RSPCA officer will be visiting the cat’s owner to offer welfare advice about the potential hazards and consequences of dyeing cats. The owner, 22-year-old …

  • The Queen of Cute Tells All

    In a reader? Click here to see the interview. Your Daily Cute‘s Dorian Wagner is the Queen of Cute, and in this interview at BlogPaws, she reveals what’s cute, what’s not, and provides a behind-the-scenes look at YDC.

  • “Sizzle” the Singed Cat is Reunited with Family after Colorado Fires

    After reading about “Sizzle” the cat’s remarkable rescue from the Fourmile Fire last week, Lori Church’s mom called and suggested Church go online, find the news reports and consider adopting another pet into her animal-friendly home. Church did what her mother told her, and as she was reading about Sizzle, she said she began to …

  • Cats Cause Council to Nix Housing Development

    The town council of Paddock Wood, England, recently voted down a proposed site for 600 new homes after deciding it was “too dangerous” for the Hazel dormouse. The councilors feared that the housing development would bring a small army of hungry pet cats that would then end up prowling the nearby Foal Hurst Wood nature …

  • Tabby Tuesday: The Happy Cat Dance

    I think you’d be hard-pressed to find another cat more joyfully pawtaking in a gloriously beautiful day than this fella. Practicing for his Dancing with the Stars audition, purrhaps? Click here for more photos. [SOURCE: petsfoto.com]

  • Orange Tabby Kittens Discarded in Massachusetts Dumpster

    A pair of 2-week-old orange tabby kittens is recuperating with a foster momcat after being discarded like trash in a Massachusetts dumpster. Shareka Young said she was taking her aunt’s trash out in a Dorchester neighborhood when she heard meowing coming from a covered trash bin. She opened it up and discovered two wee kittens …

  • GIVEAWAY: Exquisite Cat Drawing Notecards by Ross T Boyd

    This week we’re giving away a set of notecards by Phoenix-based artist Ross T. Boyd. Ross has been drawing animals of all kinds for decades, spending hours and hours on each image. The drawings are exquisitely detailed, the kind of work that can only be done by someone who loves and appreciates cats. Ross shows …