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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.

Jenn Frank | May 22, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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,…

Claire Hannum | October 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | August 29, 2014 - 2:30 pm

The Daily Squee: Watch This Old Footage Of Lil Bub When She Was Even Lil-er

We live in an era when “found footage” of Internet cat Lil Bub is treated as if someone found an old video of Jennifer Lawrence singing in her high school’s…

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Keeping Cats As Pets Began 5,000 Years Ago

It might be hard to believe, but cats weren’t always domesticated pets. Once upon a time, someone actually invited these tyrants into the house and the rest, as they say,…

Claire Hannum | December 18, 2013 - 9:20 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2013 - 9:00 am

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…

Julie Gerstein | August 31, 2013 - 11:00 am

Is Lil Bub Safe In The Hands Of Robert De Niro?

Don’t get me wrong, I am not about to complain about this choice photograph of Robert De Niro clutching Lil Bub at the Tribeca Film Festival Directors Brunch. However. As…

Rachel Krause | April 24, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Will Success Go To Lil Bub’s Head?

Last night was the premiere of the new documentary “Lil Bub & Friendz,” and Bub made her requisite red carpet appearance. Bub’s documentary can, thankfully, be viewed online. In it,…

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Kids React To Grumpy Cat

“That’s what YouTube is: kitty videos!”

I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. [YouTube]] …

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Finally! The Official “Lil Bub & Friendz” Trailer Is Here

Happy Bubday! Today Vice released the official trailer for the “Lil Bub & Friendz” documentary, and boy does it look great. So much Bub, and spaceships, and magical times. The…

Julie Gerstein | March 18, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Shockingly Big Lil Bub News

Guys, as you all know, I love me some Bub. Lil Bub brings a smile to my face and a song in my heart, and so I’m doubly thrilled to…

Julie Gerstein | March 6, 2013 - 9:40 am
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