Category: News

6-week-old Kitten Goes Under the Hood

6-week-old Kitten Goes Under the Hood

Charles the Kitten, just six weeks old, survived a harrowing car ride this week, and thanks to a bold rescue by a couple of Dept. of Public Works employees, he lived to tell the tale. “He was distressed, definitely distressed, like his world got turned upside down,” said Scranton DPW worker Gene Reed. Gene Reed […]

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Facebook FAIL for Pakistani Minister

Facebook FAIL for Pakistani Minister

Oops. On Facebook, the provincial government of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa live-streamed a press conference that discussed important decisions of the provincial cabinet in Peshawar. But they forgot to turn off the cat filter. As a result, viewers saw their leaders decked out with pointy ears and whiskers. Politician Shaukat Yousafzai was soon made a laughing […]

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This Star Hikes with Cats in Backpacks

This Star Hikes with Cats in Backpacks

Season two of Big Little Lies revved up last week (finally!), and it’s time to spend another season with Reese, Nicole, Laura, Zoe, Shailene..and now Meryl! The CCL among them is Nicole Kidman. She’s professed her love of animals for several years and currently owns several alpacas, chickens, fish…and cats. Of all her animals, she […]

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Assange’s Cat Didn’t Go To A Shelter

Assange’s Cat Didn’t Go To A Shelter

When Julian Assange dragged from the Ecuadoran embassy and arrested recently, the Washington Post asked the most important question, “What about his cat? Where will he go? What does he know?” Around the world, cat lovers had the same question. Journalist James Ball tweeted that he had offered to adopt the cat, but the animal […]

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Larry the Downing St. Cat Stages Best Trump Protest

Larry the Downing St. Cat Stages Best Trump Protest

Larry the Cat, who runs the UK from his home at #10 Downing Street, brought the Trump motorcade to a standstill as he staged an impromptu sit-in under “The Beast,” Trump’s limo. Trump was there to visit Theresa May who is due to leave her position as Larry’s assistant shortly. Some say Larry overstepped his […]

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Cat Stuck On Royal Albert Bridge for 6 Days

Cat Stuck On Royal Albert Bridge for 6 Days

A pet cat that was “stuck” on a railway bridge for six days, sparking a major rescue operation, has walked home. Five-year-old Hatty got trapped on the 30ft section of the Royal Albert Bridge (in the UK), which connects Plymouth and Saltash. Firefighters spent hours trying to rescue her while Network Rail planned to close […]

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Daisy and Skeezix: Together at Last

Daisy and Skeezix: Together at Last

Daisy the Curly Cat has joined her soulmate Skeezix at The Bridge. I can picture them, together at last, sharing fashion and wig styling tips and reminiscing about the golden era of cat blogging. Skeezix was dazzled by Daisy. He always said the best day of his life (February 14, 2008) was when she agreed […]

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Cemetery Cat Goes Underground

Cemetery Cat Goes Underground

At St. Sampton’s Parish Church cemetery on the island of Guernsey, England, a 20-year old tabby called Barney comforted mourners who were burying or visiting a loved one. Barney died of old age at the end of February and the entire town is grieving. Barney didn’t always live in the cemetery. He once belonged to […]

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General Store Cat Gets the Boot

General Store Cat Gets the Boot

Stormy, a gregarious black cat who has run the Fritz Creek General Store in Homer, Alaska for the last six years, has been forced out of her job because of a complaint from an anonymous customer. Officials notified the store owners that cat’s presence in the store violated food safety standards. Homer News reported, “The […]

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Hot Hunky Firemen Rescue Wee Kitten

Hot Hunky Firemen Rescue Wee Kitten

It wasn’t a cat stuck in a tree but a black kitten trapped in a water drainage pipe that summoned Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters to Selby Lane in Atherton, CA. A resident called the fire station to report that she had heard a kitten crying all morning and discovered that it had slipped […]

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Good News Tewsday: Alabama Tornado Cat Found in Rubble

Good News Tewsday: Alabama Tornado Cat Found in Rubble

Grab a hankie, folks! Bugsy the Cat was lost after the Lee County, Alabama tornado this week. Her home was tossed from its foundation and flipped like a pancake. The family survived, but couldn’t find Bugsy afterward. “We searched the whole house by hand the first day and we didn’t find her,” Hunter Lashley said. […]

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Edna Gets Her Day in Court

Edna Gets Her Day in Court

Edna the firehouse cat may be getting another chance to return home. The San Francisco Fire Commission’s meeting on February 27th may be attended by hoards of crazy cat ladies rallying for Edna’s reinstatement as the Station 49 firecat. Edna’s Instagram account has been asking her fans to attend the meeting and speak in favor […]

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Mancats, If You’re Looking for Well-Heeled Heiress…

Mancats, If You’re Looking for Well-Heeled Heiress…

With German fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld’s death died last week, his beloved cat, Choupette, is in line to inherit a portion of his $300 million dollar fortune. In an interview with Numéro last year, Lagerfeld announced that his cherished feline would serve as his heir. Choupette, whose name is French for “sweetheart,” has lived a […]

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Sammy Meezer Has Gone to The Bridge

Sammy Meezer Has Gone to The Bridge

One of the old-time cat bloggers, Sammy Meezer, left for The Bridge early this morning, joining Miles, Skeezix and many other blogging furrends. If you haven’t already, please drop by his blog and share a remembrance. And bring ham. Please follow and like us:

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Feedstore Cat is a Joy Riding Maniac

Feedstore Cat is a Joy Riding Maniac

In Amherst, Nova Scotia, a tabby hired as the boss of a feed store is shirking his duties in favor of snagging joy rides in customers’ vehicles. Hunter patrols the parking lot and sneaks into cars, one time ending up on Prince Edward Island in the next province. He always gets home, but looks forward […]

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Edna Packs Her Bags

Edna Packs Her Bags

A social media campaign and certification as a therapy animal weren’t enough to keep Edna in the only home she’s ever known: Station 49 in San Francisco. In a statement, the San Francisco Fire Department said that “public health and safety concerns counseled removal of the cat from the premises.” This action was taken after […]

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED to Save Fire Dept. Cat from Eviction

URGENT ACTION NEEDED to Save Fire Dept. Cat from Eviction

UPDATE: Edna’s still being evicted, despite the fellas at the station getting her certified as a therapy animal thru the SF SPCA. PLEASE EMAIL a protest to fireadministration@sfgov.org to ask for a stay of eviction and keep Edna in the only home she’s ever known. A sweet tortie named Edna who runs Fire Station 49 […]

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Frozen Fluffy Thaws in Miracle Recovery

Frozen Fluffy Thaws in Miracle Recovery

Fluffy, a long-haired tabby resident of Kalispell, Montana, survived The Big Chill last week. Her owners found her frozen and unresponsive in a snow bank on January 31st as temps approached zero. They didn’t give up, but rushed her to the Animal Clinic of Kalispell. Dr. Jevon Clark said that Fluffy’s temperature was so slow […]

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First Time Ever! Geezer Cats in Cat Bowl

First Time Ever! Geezer Cats in Cat Bowl

I love Beth Stern.   Better known by some as Howard Stern’s wife, Beth is an untiring foster mother to a bunch of furry felines as well as mom to four resident cats: Bella, Yoda, Walter, and Pebble. Over the the last 5-1/2 years, they have fostered nearly 900 cats and have been active in […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside if You’re a Feral

Baby, It’s Cold Outside if You’re a Feral

Save a cat’s life today. If you have feral cats or tend a colony, and you live within the wide swath of the midwest that’s getting hit by the Polar Express, provide them with a shelter. It need not be fancy, can be created in less than an hour, and might not even require a […]

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