Posts tagged "cats"

It’s Official: Cat Painting Contest Will Be The Most Brooklyn Thing Ever

Just when you thought the streets of Brooklyn were safe again, cat people had to go do something ridiculous: on November 24th, there will be a Brooklyn Cat Painting Takedown held in a gallery space. What happens at a Cat Painting Takedown? Unlike past Takedowns where competitors try to make the best soup or bacon,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 26, 2013

This Adorable Kitty Is A Pot Smuggler

So while you were busy playing Candy Crush, cats started smuggling drugs. Guards at a prison in Moldova noticed one particular pussy was frequently entering the prison through a small hole in the fence. The kitty’s "decorative oversized collar" turned out to contain what appears to be marijuana being transported to prisoners; now authorities are…

By: Claire Hannum / October 25, 2013

Charlie The Kitten’s Bedtime Routine Is More Adorable Than Yours

Meet Charlie the kitten, who makes going to bed early look cool again. His nighttime routine includes a bottle, a warm bubble bath, and a bedtime story — as should all of ours, really. His blissful little blink at the end as he settles in front of his book has me melting. This Vine i…

By: Claire Hannum / October 24, 2013

The Kitten Bowl Is Here, And It’s Smarter, Cleaner, And More Agile Than The Puppy Bowl

The Puppy Bowl is cool and all, but there's only so long I can watch a bunch of dogs tumbling around before I'm like, "Where them kittens at?" The Hallmark Channel must have heard my plaintive brays, because they confirmed that they will be staging a Kitten Bowl come Super Bowl Sunday 2014. (Also, they…

By: Rachel Krause / October 23, 2013

I Can’t Handle The Cuteness Of These Kittens Dressed Like Tootsie Rolls

These are kittens dressed as Tootsie Rolls for Halloween. Let me repeat: here are a full two minutes and 18 seconds of kittens dressed as Tootsie Rolls. Sometimes the universe is actually that giving. No need to worry about nonsense like government shutdowns or the economy collapsing when you can watch adorable fluffballs scurry around…

By: Claire Hannum / October 21, 2013

Here’s How Your Cat Sees The World

Ever wondered how your cat sees the world? Artist Nickolay Lamm wondered too, so he consulted with ophthalmologists and veterinarians to put together images of different scenes as they would appear from the viewpoint of a kitty. Thanks to his nifty photo series, we can take a look at the likes of Times Square or a…

By: Claire Hannum / October 17, 2013

Japanese Company Debuts Wine For Cats

Are you still serving your cat a tepid bowl of tap water alongside their crystal plate of Fancy Feast? Ugh, how dare you insult them like that? Distinguished felines deserve a much more refined beverage pairing. Like wine. For cats. Thanks to a Japanese company, now oenophile kitties can partake in a vino just for them:…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 16, 2013

Oops: Petting Your Cat Stresses Her Out

Ready to feel like the worst cat mom ever? A new study shows that stroking your cats could be making them more stressed out. When researchers at the University of Lincoln set out to study the way cats handle living alongside humans in the same home, they tested stress hormone levels in cats before stroking…

By: Claire Hannum / October 9, 2013

Meet Snoopybabe, Your New Favorite Internet Cat

Snoopybabe is more famous in China than [Insert Something Famous In China] and he is just an adorable kitty cat. Snoopy has 275,000 followers on Weibo (China’s version of Twitter ) and 190,000 on Instagram. Is this remotely surprising? Look at him. His droopy eyes make him look sad and longing like North West grasping at hope for a normal childhood.

By: College Candy / October 9, 2013

Rebel Wilson Wears Her Love For Pussy

Pussy, as in pussycat, pervs. This shirt is certainly a lot of look, but I think Rebel looks purr-fect. [Photo: Splash News]

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 2, 2013

The Daily Squee: Watch This Cat Try To Sit On That Hedgehog

Meet Lily the cat and Lucy the hedgehog. Lily is curious about her new critter friend. Like any cat, decides the best solution to the situation is to sit on the problem and is shocked when she realizes that hedgehog spines aren't very comfy. Lucy is one patient little hedgehog. Too freakin' cute. [New York

By: Claire Hannum / October 1, 2013

10 Reasons Internet-Famous Cats Are Better Than Real Cats — In GIFs!

It's a daily habit that has turned into a daily ritual: I settle onto the train with my coffee, pull my iPhone from out of my purse, and click open my Instagram app to see what Pudge is up to. Pudge (above) isn't a friend's cat or a family member's cat or even a cat…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 25, 2013

Drawing On Cats Is the Best Idea Instagram Has Ever Seen

Fellow cat fanatics, gather 'round: The Best Thing In The World has happened. If you didn’t already think the cats on your Instagram feed were cute enough, wait until you see the idraw_on_cats project. Creator Amanda Coffelt sketches extra personality into the photos of her cat Bob and his feline friends. The quirky drawings give…

By: Claire Hannum / September 22, 2013

Cat Proves The iPhone 5s Fingerprint Sensor Also Works For Pawprints

That fancy shmancy new sensor on the iPhone 5s that allows you to unlock your phone with a quick scan of your fingerprint? Turns out it also works for pets! TechCrunch tested the technology on a cat's paw, and while it took a few attempts, sure enough, the phone was able to identify the cat's unique…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 19, 2013

When Joseph Gordon-Levitt Snuggles A Kitten, Life Is Good

It's been a long, tough week and I've been having ALL THE FEELINGS. But one little picture in OUT magazine of Joseph Gordon-Levitt snuggling a behbeh kitteh and my heart rate instantly slows. Well played, prop stylist, well played. [OUT]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 16, 2013

To Combat Big Cats, Aussies Deploy Bad Dogs

This just in: Australia's been taken over by enormous cats. Well, sort of: The country's Northern Territory is apparently overrun with feral cats that weigh up to 45 lbs; to smaller creatures, they're basically killing machines, Vice reports, alongside a pretty stunning image. It's posing a threat to the area's biodiversity. "Even a small cat…

By: Newser / September 1, 2013

Colonel Meow, Internet Cat Legend, Wins “World’s Hairiest Cat,” A Guinness World Record

Colonel Meow is revered among Internet cat obsessives for his perpetually smug scowl, and now he has even more reason to sneer at his adoring public. Guinness World Records has officially recognized the two-year-old Himalayan-Persian crossbreed as the cat with the longest fur. In order to get the hair-raising honor, three independent vets each meticulously…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / August 31, 2013

When Lil Bub Met Grumpy Cat, A Comin’ Through The Rye

I consider Lil Bub meeting Grumpy Cat as akin as to when Churchill met with Roosevelt. The two greatest cat powers on the continent, combining forces for cuteness. Watch as Bub and Grumps warily address one another at the second annual Internet Cat Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is my couch space, Bub says, tongue out,…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2013

TV Host Has A Giggling Fit During Serious Grumpy Cat “Interview”

There's civil unrest in Egypt. The government might be spying on us. Millions are out of work. But OMG THERE'S A KITTY ON A NEWS PROGRAM GIVING AN INTERVIEW. Gahhhhh. Grumpy Cat hit up the Australian "Today Show" for a hard-nosed interview that sent TV host Karl Stefanovic into a giggling, snorting, knee-slapping fit. Glad…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2013

Unhappily Costumed Cats Celebrate Past Literary Greats

Is there anything more sad, more desperate, more pathetically adorable than a cat forced to wear a costume? No, probably not. Which is why we totally love the Algonquin Hotel's annual Copy Cats Round Table. The round table is meant as a feline homage to all of the literary greats that have passed through the…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 9, 2013
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