Category: Good News Tewsday

20 Pics Prove that Cats and Pigs Were Destined to be BFFs
[ 4 ] August 15, 2017 |

20 Pics Prove that Cats and Pigs Were Destined to be BFFs

  I have zero doubt that if I convinced hubby to let me adopt a micro pig, the demonic duo would fall in love. Homer’s already BFF with a skunk (though he hasn’t been “initiated” quite yet). I can see the three of them on the kitchen setee, playing thundering herd of elephants up the […]

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Good News Tuesday: The Spotted Cheetah is a CHEETOS Restaurant!
[ 1 ] August 8, 2017 |

Good News Tuesday: The Spotted Cheetah is a CHEETOS Restaurant!

Cheetos just announced plans to open “The Spotted Cheetah,” a fine-dining pop-up restaurant in New York City, bringing together two of my very favorite things: Cheetos and Cheetahs. It’ll be all-Cheetos-all-the-time at The Spotted Cheetah. Even better: there will be BACON!!!! But boohoohoo, it will only be open August 15th-17th, bolting from the culinary scene […]

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Vodka Saves Cat’s Life
[ 4 ] July 18, 2017 |

Vodka Saves Cat’s Life

An Australian cat suspected of drinking antifreeze survived the ordeal with the help of a bottle of vodka. Yes, you read that right. The stricken cat was found outside of a tire shop in Brisbane last weekend. They took him to the RSPCA post-haste, and when he tested positive for renal failure the veterinary team […]

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Firehouse Cat Saves Firemen
[ 0 ] July 10, 2017 |

Firehouse Cat Saves Firemen

A South Carolina tabby whose orange coat mimics the flames his firefighting pals extinguish is being hailed as their savior. The firefighters at the Belmont Fire Department in Greenville rescued “Flame” a couple of years ago when they found him near the firehouse, scared and skinny as a rail. Firefighter engineer Jordan Lide won’t forget […]

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Good News Tewsday: Wee Kitten Rescued from Golden Gate Bridge
[ 2 ] July 4, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Wee Kitten Rescued from Golden Gate Bridge

A ginger and white kitten was rescued from the median of the Golden Gate Bridge by a pair of kindly California Highway Patrol officers last week. Shortly, he’ll be up for adoption. I used to cross the Golden Gate Bridge daily (I even walked in the middle of the roadway in 1987 for the 50th […]

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Good News Tewsday: SFSPCA Embraces Cats’ True Nature with Innovative Feeding Style
[ 4 ] June 27, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: SFSPCA Embraces Cats’ True Nature with Innovative Feeding Style

Anyone who’s watched “My Cat From Hell” is familiar with Jackson Galaxy’s mantra: “HUNT. CATCH. KILL. EAT.” It what is in the cat’s nature to do, and thwarting those instincts is at the root of many behavioral problems that cats exhibit… problems that land many of them back in the shelter. Keeping your cat indoors, […]

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35-lb Ginger Tabby Finds New Home
[ 3 ] June 20, 2017 |

35-lb Ginger Tabby Finds New Home

In today’s Good News Tewsday episode, we take a look at Kiah Berkeley and Peter Sorkin of Mount Rainier, Maryland, who are the proud new parents of a 35-lb orange tabby named Symba. “He is lovely. He is a really sweet guy,” Berkeley, 31, told ABC News. “There were a bunch of news stories about […]

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Good News Tewsday: Wee Ginger Kitten Extricated from Tesla Bumper
[ 0 ] June 13, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Wee Ginger Kitten Extricated from Tesla Bumper

Usually, when you own a high purrformance auto, the engine purrs like a kitten. But not a Tesla. In a Tesla you get nuthin in the way of engine noise. Which is why one Tesla Model X owner was befuddled by kitty sounds inside his car. He was able to identify the locus of the […]

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Geezer Cat Scores Lavish Quinceañera
[ 2 ] June 6, 2017 |

Geezer Cat Scores Lavish Quinceañera

I think this should become a “thing” for all cats reaching their 15th birthdays. Are you with me on this? Miss Luna Olavarria was recently feted with a Quinceañera when she reached her 15th purrthday. The lavish celebration included outfitting Luna with a Quinceañera gown and crown.   The lavish celebration included a feast with plenty of […]

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Good News Tewsday: The Job of Your Dreams is Here
[ 0 ] May 30, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: The Job of Your Dreams is Here

Your dream job is finally here. Could you pawsibly find a better gig than professional Cat Cuddler? Dublin, Ireland’s only feline veterinary clinic is seeking a professional Cat Cuddler with a soft voice, cat whispering ability and “gentle hands” ideal for stroking and petting the furry creatures “for long periods of time.” “We are considering a veterinary intern, a nurse position […]

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Good News Tewsday: Mellow Found 6 Years Later
[ 4 ] May 23, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Mellow Found 6 Years Later

This Good News Tewsday story happened right in our own backyard! A sweet, friendly tabby name Mellow will be traveling from California to Georgia this weekend to be reunited with his family, who he lost six years ago. Yep, you read that right. SIX years ago The Thomas family was stationed in the Bay Area […]

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Good News Tewsday: It’s Official!
[ 2 ] May 16, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: It’s Official!

Yes, cat moms, it’s time to gloat over slobbering dog lovers: cats DO love us more than noms! New research from Oregon State University, published in Behavioural Processes, states that cats enjoy human contact more than they like eating. Yep. You read that right. Cats prefer chillaxin’ with humans to eating. The authors of the study […]

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Good News Tewsday: Treed Tasha is Freed
[ 0 ] May 9, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Treed Tasha is Freed

Tasha spent eleven days in a tree without food or water. The three-year-old Akron calico put the tree between herself and a randy tomcat, but having not mastered tree descent, in the tree she stayed. Her owner, 85-year-old Eva Schulze, tried to lure her down with stinky goodness, but Tasha remained in the boughs of the 40-foot […]

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Good News Tewsday: Geezer Cat Rescue!
[ 4 ] May 2, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Geezer Cat Rescue!

Butterfly, a 15-year-old ginger tabby in Georgia, spent three days stuck in a tree. This indoor cat had escaped to the great outdoors when a darned woofie chased him up a tree. The petrified cat wouldn’t come down from his three-story high perch no way, no how. Even worse, he’d picked a tree surrounded by poison ivy. […]

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Good News Tewsday: Grand Rapids Gets Cat Yoga … and Soon, a Cat Cafe!
[ 0 ] April 25, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Grand Rapids Gets Cat Yoga … and Soon, a Cat Cafe!

This Sunday in Grand Rapids, the Happy Cat Cafe is hosting a pawpular cat yoga class. Soon, the entire cafe will be open, too. Happy Cat Cafe will be half gourmet coffee-shop, half cat adoption center. You’ll purchase a specialty coffee and bakery item and maybe pull out a good book (or a newspaper, so […]

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Good News Tewsday: Vets Get Assisted Feline Therapy
[ 1 ] April 11, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Vets Get Assisted Feline Therapy

Good News! Veterans in the Tucson AZ area are being purrvided with feline assisted therapy, courtesy of the “Meows for Military” program offered by The Hermitage, a no-kill shelter. Every Thursday, residents of the Community Living Center of the VA hospital get a chance to bond with the cats. Not many Mousebreath readers  would be surprised […]

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Good News Tewsday: Oreo Scores Rest Home Job!
[ 3 ] April 4, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Oreo Scores Rest Home Job!

Oreo, a handsome tuxie who heads the staff at a Cleveland, OH nursing home recently exploded in fame online after his employer published a youtube video purrmoting his work. “Oreo found us,” says Dana Carns, director of advancement at St. Augustine Health Ministries. She wandered in to the facility about five years ago. She quickly […]

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Good News Tewsday: Baseball is Going to the Cats… and Their Cat Guys
[ 1 ] March 28, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Baseball is Going to the Cats… and Their Cat Guys

Birds and Cats: they go together like steak and potatoes, like bacon and eggs…. right? Nothing proves the analogy more apt that with this pairing of the NY Yankees’ Greg Bird, and Mr Delicious, his beloved Sphynx cat. Through Friday, Bird had six home runs in Spring Training, and a .432 batting average, which he has […]

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Good News Tewsday: Boston SWAT Cat Gets Fancy New Condo
[ 1 ] March 21, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Boston SWAT Cat Gets Fancy New Condo

May I get a round of app-paws for Officer Jamie Pietroski and the Boston SWAT team, who recently gifted their resident stray cat with a fancy new condo? The cat, a calico known as “SWAT Cat,” has been fed and cared for by Boston’s SWAT unit since 2013. They decided she needed a crib to call her […]

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Good News Tewsday: Win for Amur Leopards and Siberian Tigers
[ 0 ] March 14, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Win for Amur Leopards and Siberian Tigers

Chinese government officials have approved plans to establish a mammouth national park in its Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces. The park will provide a sanctuary for two big cats endemic to the area who are perilously close to extinction: the Amur leopard and the Siberian (or Amur) tiger. Part of China’s new national park system, it […]

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