“As humans, we know we need to strive to maintain a healthy weight, but for cats, there has not been a clear definition of what that is. We simply didn’t have the data,” the authors say.
It’s probably your fault — of course.
The Vikings used to skin cats for their pelts.
Fur lickin’ findings.
If you own a cat, this is the paper for you.
A parasite infection generally spread by cat feces may be making some people fearless.
A new study explains what it takes to help kitty slim down.
This small cat faces large issues.
Cat allergens reduce the incidence of asthma in newborns by a factor of two.
From Egypt’s pyramids to Viking longboats, cats never left our side since we invented agriculture.
It’s double the fun, too.
F.D.C. Willard, also known as Chester, is a cat who co-authored a high-quality physics paper in 1975
This tabby cat just celebrated its 31st birthday, after recovering from a serious illness.
Cats can be odd. They sleep for up to 20 hours a day, and get scared by cucumbers. They also get very enthusiastic, and are great play mates. Apart from cat nip, there’s nothing a cat loves more than boxes, though. Any box will do, actually. Big, small, tall, short. The cat will take it, no questions asked (of course). So, what’s up with that?
The black and white cat was originally named Oscar but then became known as Unsinkable Sam. He started his “career” in the fleet of the Nazi regime, the Kriegsmarine, and ended it in the Royal Navy. He was onboard Bismarck, the HMS Cossack, and the HMS Ark Royal, but here comes the cool part: while all those three ships sank,
Sprocket the cat has been fitted with an improvised 3D printed leg brace which has a good chance of saving his leg from amputation. Sprocket, who is just younger than 1 year old, has had his share of misfortunes. He was lucky to survive being hit by a car, but his leg was shattered. He managed to recover very well, only
Society has changed a lot in 2,000 years, but you know what hasn’t really changed? Cats. Cats don’t really care about much today, and they didn’t really care about much 2,000 years ago – and now archaeologists have evidence of that. Paw prints made by a cat 2,000 years ago have been found on a Roman roof tile. The tile
We all know how therapeutic and soothing (or on the contrary, motivating) music can be; and we all know that different people like different types of music… so it seems safe to say that different animals also like different types of music. Now, a joint team of scientists and musicians believe they found how to compose the purr-fect music for animals, including monkeys and cats.
If you’ve ever been to London, you might have noticed the city is packed with CCTV cameras even in the least crowded street crossings. Besides 24/7 monitoring, these cameras feed images to a highly complex system that automagically runs face recognition, checks the mugs of pedestrians and runs a check if there’s anything on file that might link them to
Right now, I’m the happy caregiver of seven cats (five kittens. Yey!) which in most people’s books makes me socially challenged and insane. I do take special notice of my pets, and this means looking after them so they don’t get infected by parasites. Cats are typically clean animals, but when infested can spell trouble for family health – ZME