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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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

The Year In Memes We Totally Missed

Guys, a lot of stuff happens in a day, and sometimes important things slip through the brain cracks. There were a lot of memes we wanted to make happen this…

Julie Gerstein |

I Saw Mama Kissin’ Lil Bub, Underneath The Christmas Tree

Lil Bub and Andrew WK: Two great tastes that go great together. Here, Bub and WK team up to encourage people to support their local animal shelters this winter. Because…

Julie Gerstein |

Lil Bub Dishes Dirt On Grumpy Cat

When it comes to the Internet cat elite, there’s really no competition. Lil Bub and Grumpy Cat (otherwise known as Tard) are at the tip top of the cat cuteness…

Julie Gerstein |

The 10 Best Cats On The Internet Ever

The Internet was basically invented for cat videos. Through the years, we’ve probably wasted at least half our lives to watching cat videos and ogling pictures of cute kittens, so…

Julie Gerstein |

Halloween Costume Inspiration: Internet Obsessions

Wondering what to be this Halloween? Why don’t you bring an internet meme to life? Here are seven of our favorite internet obsessions and tips on how to turn them…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

All The Lil Bub Action You Can Handle

Breaking: Lil Bub has discovered string! [YouTube] …

Julie Gerstein |

Colonel Meow Throws Some Shade On Boo

Colonel Meow is like the anti-Lil Bub — a cat so fiercely snooty and evil that he refers to his followers as “minions.” The other day, Colonel Meow took to…

Julie Gerstein |

Important Cat News While I Was Away: A Lil’ Bub Hand Tattoo

You know, I understand that I cover the animal beat for The Frisky, and I take my responsibilities very seriously. Which is why it pains me to no end that…

Julie Gerstein |
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