Cats

Once a year right before Halloween, the neighborhood of Kagurazaka in Tokyo, Japan is host to the Bakeneko Festival. It’s a cat lover’s weirdest dream come true with cat fans lining the streets and putting on costumes and face paint, wearing masks, and celebrating cat life. Check Out The Bakeneko Festival! “Bakeneko” means “changed cat”. In Japanese folklore, they are cats
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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Halloween is approaching, and you may be thinking of an adorable costume for your cat. But before you dress kitty up as a pirate, step back and think about your cat’s personality. Cats tend to be a lot more sensitive and emotional than most dogs, which is why you see far fewer
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Cat lovers rejoice because October 29th is officially National Cat Day! It is the day to celebrate all the things we love about cats. Whether it is their adorable purrs, their cute eye blinks, their hilarious antics, or their cuddly personalities, cats make our lives better every single day. Use this day to spoil your
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Can you imagine a world without the Internet? How about a world without cats on the Internet? These days, we’re all connected online every day of the year, whether at our computers or on our smart phones, and cats play a huge role in the content we consume. So in celebration of a little something
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(Picture Credit: JENNIFER YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images) Sometimes dealing with corrupt politicians can get a little tiresome. Instead, some people prefer to work with purrrfect politicats. These seven amazing cats ran for political office, and a few of them actually got the job! 1. Barsik Ran For Siberian Mayor (Picture Credit: vk.com/altaionline) Barsik, a Scottish fold, got
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Kneading is when your cat alternates his front paws in a rhythmic fashion on a soft, squishy surface. Cats knead on beds, on soft blankets, and sometimes, they knead their humans. To you, it may look like your cat is kneading dough to make delicious bread or cookies, but the kitty habit is not simply
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Cats are adorable and cuddly. Sometimes they can look creepy or scary, but we know they are really very lovable, sweet creatures. Here are 22 of the creepiest-looking cats on the planet that are ready to scare you for Halloween, but you’d better give them plenty of scratches behind the ear for the rest of the year! Does your kitty
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Watch out, mountain lions. There’s a new feline ruling New Mexico. This not-so-ferocious beast, a gray house cat named Walter, enjoys hiking through the desert with his owners, Madison Larkin and Elliott Andelman. But Walter’s natural habitat is his porch in Albuquerque, where he enjoys sunbathing with his new cat brother, Kunu. “They’re amazing creatures
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Adventure cats come in all shapes and sizes. Veterinary student Summer Ott learned just how different some adventure cats can be when she adopted Parsley, a previously shy barn kitten with a knack for tree climbing, kayaking and even swimming. Parsley also happens to have a congenital bone deformity that prevents his legs from growing
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If a homeless animal had a best friend, it would probably look a lot like Betsy Banks Saul. Betsy has saved tens of millions of pets’ lives—yes, you read that right—through the ground-breaking rescue website she founded, Petfinder.com. The site allows would-be adopters to search out adoptable pets in their area from groups and shelters across
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Erin Rich and her black cat Marten are on a mission to show the world how awesome black cats are. Erin herself is a convert. At a cat show, en route to check out the Maine Coons, Erin happened upon a Safe Cat Foundation Rescue booth. “There was a cage full of orange kittens, which
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After failing to find a home at a rescue in Kirkland, Washington, a friendly grey long-haired cat named Winter found her way to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, the largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and wildlife in the United States. But even there, Winter remained overlooked; though very popular at the sanctuary,
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It was just another busy day at the Washington County/Johnson City (WCJC) Animal Shelter in Johnson City, Tennessee, when a one-year-old Calico cat looking for a forever home showed up. But in fact, this was no ordinary Calico cat—this marbled coated orange and black cutie named Charlie was a he! For those that don’t know,
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Easter is here! We hope everyone has a wonderful weekend with their families, friends, and kitties. There’s bound to be some yummy dinner of ham and spring vegetables, some colourful Easter egg hunts, or maybe even a visit from the Easter Bunny himself! These kitties are looking forward to a weekend of flowers and celebration.
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There are Instagram cats, and then there’s Suki. This wide-eyed Bengal is a bona fide celebrity, and with almost 800,000 Instagram followers, she boasts more social media fans than many human celebrities. Suki’s account, run by owner Marti Gutfreund, documents her adventures through Western Canada and beyond. But when you’re that famous online, you’re bound
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St. Patrick’s Day is here at last, and these cats are feeling extra Irish! They are all decked out in green for the luckiest day of the year. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 1) Delilah Delilah the Bombay Cross cat has found a perfect shamrock necklace for St. Patrick’s Day! We hope it brings her luck
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