Posts tagged "cats"

A Japanese Cat Stationmaster Becomes A Goddess During Her Funeral

All hail our cat goddess!

Japanese cat idol, Tama, was a stationmaster cat (natch) who attracted tourists and became world-famous, contributing to the rejuvenation of the struggling railway company Wakayama Electric Railway. Sources say she also helped significantly boost the struggling local economy surrounding the Kishi Station in western Japan.

The…

By: Katrin Higher / June 28, 2015

Life Dream Status: This “Cat Library” Will Lend You A Kitten For The Workday

Employees of the local government of Doña Ana County in Las Cruces, New Mexico can stop by a “cat library” on their way to their desks and choose a kitty to hang out with them while they work each day. The nearby Animal Care Center of Mesilla Valley is home to many cats who need some extra attentio…

By: Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

The Daily Squee: Watch Kitties Play In A Sea Of Cardboard Boxes

I have to assume that for cats, cardboard box labyrinths bring the same type of joy that ball pits bring to humans. Watch Taro the cat as he and his cat buddies explore their new cardboard playground. [Neatorama]…

By: Claire Hannum / May 29, 2015

This Hoodie Has A Creepy Cat-Snuggling Pouch To Make Your Pets Hate You

I no longer have cats of my own, but I am extreme BFFs with the bodega cat who lives down the street from my apartment. If I were allowed to borrow her for an afternoon and take her home with me, I’d buy one of these fancy feline hoodies for the sole purpose of cuddling with her.

By: Claire Hannum / May 24, 2015

Yes, Really: Celebrity Cat “Lil Bub” To Have Her Genes Sequenced

Three molecular biologists are hoping Lil Bub’s DNA can unlock the secrets behind rare genetic diseasesfor both cats and people.

By: Jenn Frank / May 22, 2015

Good News, Your Cat Most Likely Cannot Kill You

Science said so, and so it must be true. …

By: Megan Reynolds / May 17, 2015

Your Cat Is Actually Trying To Communicate With You, So Pay Attention

PSA: Cats are not actually heartless, icy beings intent on destruction. …

By: Megan Reynolds / April 29, 2015

The Daily Squee: Rademenes The Cat Nurse Helps Sick Animals Heal

Rademenes the cat lives at an animal shelter in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and serves as a feline nurse to critters at the shelter who undergo medical care. Rademenes was brought into the shelter with an inflamed respiratory tract by his former owners, who were convinced he’d never get better. The kitty bonded with a veterinarian on staff who…

By: Claire Hannum / April 15, 2015

The Daily Squee: Let’s Watch Kittens Ride Mops

Hey, you survived another weekday! You definitely deserve a glorious 40 seconds of footage of cats riding on mops while banjo music randomly plays in the background! You go, champ! [Tastefully Offensive]…

By: Claire Hannum / April 9, 2015

Choupette Lagerfeld Makes Way More Money Than You

She’s a millionaire, what have YOU done with your life today?

By: Claire Hannum / April 1, 2015

The FDNY’s Firehouse Cats Are Adorable Instagram Stars

Some New York City firefighters have taken to Instagram to share the lives of their rescue cats, and I’m kind of hoping it turns into a massive trend, because stumbling upon their pictures has made my day significantly more cheerful. Boogie of Ladder 24 and Carlow of Ladder 13, both in Manhattan, fill Instagram feeds with their daily…

By: Claire Hannum / March 30, 2015

Now You Can Have A Glass Of Wine With Your Cat

A brilliant Japanese company is bringing the world’s felines the greatest gift of all: WINE. I can only assume experiencing it for themselves will allow them to finally understand why their humans are so emotional about the stuff. Nyan Nyan Noveau, a bottled wine exclusively for cats that tastes just like the people variety, is made with…

By: Claire Hannum / March 5, 2015

Duggars’ Son-In-Law Purposely Runs Over Cat In Sled As Sociopathic Family Giggles

Well this is charming. Earlier this week, the Duggars–a very holy group of people who have lots of babies for Jesus and complain about gay people all the time–went on a very holy sledding excursion. You know, just some good old-fashioned fun of the sort people had before we all became wealthy newspaper magnates, going…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 3, 2015

This Cat Island Is Maybe What Nightmares Are Made Of

Cats on cats on cats. …

By: Megan Reynolds / March 3, 2015

The Daily Squee: Sophie The Cat Tries To Catch Snow

I will never tire of watching cats explore snow for the first time. I mean, look at the wonder in their eyes! Look at their utter fascination/potential love for a substance I’ve come to hate so deeply! That is refreshing, friends. It’s a whole new view on life — or something like that. Watch Sophie the cat try to…

By: Claire Hannum / February 26, 2015

Watch This Very Important Footage Of Cats With Wine Glasses On Their Heads

Please enjoy this essential video of cats hanging out with wine glasses on their heads and relish in the utter absurdity in both this film and life itself. You’re welcome. [Jezebel]…

By: Claire Hannum / January 30, 2015

The Daily Squee: Watch This Cat Become BFFs With Baby Goats

This kitty wants to hang out with baby goats so badly that she makes her way through the fence to join them in their pen. Is this not the cutest thing you’ve ever seen (in the last twelve hours, at least)? [Love Meow]…

By: Claire Hannum / December 17, 2014

NYC Is Finally Getting Its First Real Cat Cafe!

New York City has dabbled in cat cafes by hosting pop-ups, but the real deal has finally hit the city in what is now the Christmas present ever. Meow Parlour, on New York City’s Lower East Side, will open its doors December 15 and is already accepting reservations! Customers can rent time in the cafe and spend…

By: Claire Hannum / December 13, 2014
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