Posts tagged "cats"

Lil BUB Adorably Visits The ASPCA To Raise Awareness For Special Needs Animals

Last week, Lil BUB spent a day playing CEO at the ASPCA to raise awareness for pets with special needs and to celebrate her BIG Fund for the ASPCA grant program, which has raised over $75,000 this year for organizations that care for special needs animals. She lead conference calls,…
By: Claire Hannum / October 3, 2014

Taylor Swift Explains Her Cat-Carrying Habit

Taylor Swift has been spotted carrying Olivia Benson the cat around on her arm twice in one week, and the habit was beginning to rub off o…
By: Claire Hannum / September 26, 2014

Ke$ha Has Jumped On The “Use Your Cat As An Accessory” Bandwagon

I don't know what it is about these pop stars carrying their cats around in public, but it's definitely an official thing now. Taylor Swift has been spotted carrying her kitten (charmingly named Olivia Benson) around town this past week, and Kesha…
By: Claire Hannum / September 25, 2014

Man With Asperger Syndrome Builds Epic Cat Maze In His Home

Greg Krueger has four cats, and he's spent the past 15 years turning his Minnesota home into a feline fun house. The house has almost 100 yards of raised catwalks, mazes, nooks in the walls for the cats to crawl through, and lots of fancy woodwork. Krueger doesn't plan to stop adding onto the project…
By: Claire Hannum / September 18, 2014

Meet Alley The Record Holding Flying Cat

One of the new record holders set to appear in the 2015 edition of the "Guinness Book of Records" is Alley the flying cat, who jumps farther than any other kitty on the planet. Alley was rescued in Chicago by Samantha Martin, a trainer for the traveling cat circus Acro-cats (how did I…
By: Claire Hannum / September 17, 2014

The Daily Squee: Watch This Kitten Learn To Walk

We all start somewhere, right? Enjoy this Coub (basically, a GIF/Vine/video hybrid) of this little kitten who has a whole lot to learn about walking. Luckily, Mom is there to help. [Coub]…
By: Claire Hannum / September 12, 2014

Teen Petitions To Have Photo Of Him And His Cat Included In School Yearbook

Meet Draven Rodriguez, a junior at Schenectady High School in upstate New York, and his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth. For reasons that should be pretty obvious, Rodriguez is determined to have the above photo featured in his high school yearbook and has preemptively started an online petition asking for its inclusion. "I'm not trying to make…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 11, 2014

Awesome Cat Saves Owner From House Fire

Sully the tabby cat is a hero after rescuing her owner Craig Geeves from a fire in his home in a Melbourne, Australia suburb. Craig was asleep when the fire began around 1 a.m. on Monday. Sully sat on Craig's chest meowing loudly in his face to wake him. Craig told the Australian Broadcasting Company, "She…
By: Claire Hannum / September 4, 2014

Cat Lives Secret Life With 2 Families

Alice Alexander probably had no idea that the name she gave her new Siamese cat 14 years ago would prove so prescient. She called him "Ming," because he liked to mingle—so much so that he has been going back and forth between her New Zealand home and another one for more than a decade, effectively…
By: Newser / August 30, 2014

Help Find A Home For The Internet’s Future Favorite Cat

Meet Tucker, a sweet cat who, like feline celeb Lil Bub, was born with genetic abnormalities that give her an adorably unique look. Tucker's former family was unable to care for her, so she currently lives at…
By: Claire Hannum / August 29, 2014

Somebody Take Me To A Kitten-Themed Wedding

Happily Wedding, a wedding planning company in California, has opened up a whole new market -- cat weddings. In case kitten-themed seating arrangements, feline cake toppers, the "glitter box," and stationery marked "Furrever" wasn't enough to make the perfect wedding day for cat-loving couple Kiera and Zach, they were then treated to the…
By: Claire Hannum / August 22, 2014

Watch A Baby And A Roomba-Riding Cat Celebrate Shark Week

Shark Week is over, but it lives on in this holy grail of YouTube entertainment, featureing a cat, a baby, America's favorite week in television, and a Roomba. This is the peak of the internet, friends. It's only downhill from here. [Laughing Squid]…
By: Claire Hannum / August 19, 2014

These Literal Kitten Heels Are A Dream Come True

Cat lady PSA: these Paw Print shoes by Irregular Choice allow you to walk on kitties all day long. The shoes are designed by Dan Sullivan, and in the place of a typical 4-inch heel is a 4-inch smiling cat figurine. Last year, the company sold similar shoes with…
By: Claire Hannum / August 18, 2014

Your Cat Can Fight Internet Censorship With A Kim Jong Un Scratching Post

If there is one thing cats hate, it's water. If there's two things cats hate, it's water and Internet censorship. A group called The Pussycat Riot (not affiliated with the band) is using famous Internet cats to draw attention to world leaders who suppress their peoples' access to information online. It's a project…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 18, 2014

This Is Actually The Cutest Kitten In The World

I know the internet is the land of hyperbole, especially when it comes to cats. But for real, everyone, anointing this kitten getting a belly rub as "The Cutest Ever Cat Video On The Internet" seems pretty spot-on to me.  I dare you to disagree with me. [Love Meow]…
By: Claire Hannum / August 16, 2014

Cat Loves Hot Dude, Pesters Him For Cuddles

If I were in this cat's shoes, I can't promise I wouldn't do the exact same thing.
By: Claire Hannum / August 14, 2014

Kittens Reenact “Fifty Shades Of Grey”

The cinematic masterpiece that is sure to be "Fifty Shades Of Grey" is still a long way off (February 2015) but you can get your kinky sex fix now with ... wait for it, kittens. Yes, the erotic love affair of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey is reenacted by teeny-weeny beh beh kitteh…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 14, 2014

Some Jerk Left Five Abandoned Kittens Zipped In A Suitcase On The Street

Today in miserable situations: five abandon kittens zipped inside a suitcase were discovered in Cardiff, Wales. A passerby happened to see the suitcase on a back street and opened it, only to find the nine-week-old kitties peering up from inside. One of them was stuck in the bag's zipper, another kitty had a sore eye, and…
By: Claire Hannum / August 12, 2014

The Daily Squee: Maru Discovers Window Blinds

Maru, one of the greatest internet cats of our time, can now add window blinds to his list of fearless conquests.
By: Claire Hannum / August 11, 2014

Cat Hamster Wheels Are A Thing Now

So many people love the bizarre idea of watching their cat run manically on a hamster wheel that a Kickstarter campaign for exactly that has raised over 18 times its goal. Over $189,000 has been raised for the "One Fast Cat" exercise wheel. Indoor cats who don't need to hunt to survive…
By: Claire Hannum / July 31, 2014
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