Posts tagged "cats"

Cat Heaven Island Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

In Japan, there is an island of fairytale dreams called Tashirojama, better known as Cat Heaven Island. In this magical land, cats outnumber humans. Tashirojama has about 100 human residents, and many of them care for the kitties who make their homes all over the island. It is said on the island that giving the…

By: Claire Hannum / November 25, 2013

Alexa Chung Anxious To Design Cats For Your Nipples

Whether you think she’s crazy overrated or you actually want to emulate her manic pixie style, TV presenter/hipster It girl Alexa Chung is a force to be reckoned with in the fashion world. From her collaboration with Madewell to her memoir/scrapbook/style guide to her kinda sorta hangover-inspired makeup line with Eyeko, Alexa’s basically done everything except design her own clothing line. Read

By: The Gloss / November 24, 2013

You Can Now Learn Spanish Via Cat Photos

CatAcademy, the greatest smartphone app ever made, will you help you learn Spanish using cat memes. Oh yes! It features over a thousand cat photos. Some of the pictures are original while many are from I Can Haz Cheezburger, the cat photo mecca.  Each of them is equipped to help you learn espanol.

Basically, thi…

By: Claire Hannum / November 22, 2013

Buddy The Adorable Cat Saved His Owner’s Life

Rick Chap’s cat Buddy knew something was wrong when his owner had a heart attack on his kitchen floor. Rick’s wife Jennifer was in her home office and completely unaware that her husband was in crisis. The normally docile Buddy sprang to action, running to Jennifer and meowing, scratching and jumping until he got her…

By: Claire Hannum / November 16, 2013

The Daily Squee: Oh My God, This Guy’s Cat Can Talk

Watch a lot of talking animal movies as a kid? Me, too. For years I was sure my pets could talk and were holding out on me. For a Minnesota man, this is basically his reality and I am totally jealous. Marcus’ cat George can say “hello,” and it is absolutely adorable. Sadly, he doesn’t have…

By: Claire Hannum / November 15, 2013

Rejoice! The Last Of Superstorm Sandy’s Rescue Kittens Have Been Adopted!

We can relax everyone: Joy the kitten, who was rescued from a flooded street in Brooklyn in Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath, finally has a home! The sweetest part? Her new owner is also a Sandy survivor. Robert Curran’s home and business were hit hard by the storm, and he and his new cat will get a fresh…

By: Claire Hannum / November 13, 2013

5 Things We Can Deduce From Karl Lagerfeld’s Longwinded Explanation For Why He Likes Cats

“With dogs you need a country house and you have to walk them in the street and I cannot walk in the street anymore, I’m too easy to recognize. In the age of cell phones, it’s not a pleasant thing to walk in the street. … Cats are very easy to keep because they’re so…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 10, 2013

The Daily Squee: Watch This Adorable Kitten Stalking A Cat

There’s nothing like a quality cat video to start the week off right. Watch this precocious kitten named Paris (hopefully not someone’s namesake) stake out her big brother Rocky through a gauzy white curtain. Patient Rocky sort of chills while  a very determined Paris tires herself out, although not without some pushback. Looks like typical…

By: Claire Hannum / October 30, 2013

Now You Can Watch Cat Videos On A Big Screen

You know what sounds like heaven right now? Kicking back with a beer and watching hours’ worth of cat videos on a big screen. It sounds like a fever dream to me, but this weekend, it became a reality for the thousands of viewers at the Internet Cat Video Festival — and gave me hope…

By: Claire Hannum / October 29, 2013

Want: The Perfect Calendar For Cat-Loving Book Nerds

Does your love for books rival your love for cats wearing costumes? Have you been yearning for a way to combine these two interests while also keeping track of important dates? Then you definitely need to order a Puss In Books wall calendar, which features an adorable cat dressed up in adorable costumes corresponding to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 29, 2013

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
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