Every year, hundreds of thousands of kittens end up in animal shelters, in need of permanent homes. So researchers and shelters are trying to figure out ways to make it easier.
By Gabriela Quirós, KQED Science
Are cats smarter? Or are dogs? When scientists counted the brain cells in these animals, there was a clear winner. But the latest research on animal intelligence challenges all of the old-school notions of what it means to be smart.
By Rashmi Shivni
A recent study has raised concerns about the health risks of these raw meat based diet products as possible sources of some bacterial and parasitic diseases.
By Jacqueline Boyd, The Conversation
A liquid is traditionally defined as a material that adapts its shape to fit a container. Under certain conditions, cats seem to fit this definition.
By Marc-Antoine Fardin, The Conversation
By Nicholas Dodman, The Conversation
#CatSquare, the latest social media craze, could be caused by cats' proclivity to seek out spaces that give them a sense of safety and security.
By PBS NewsHour
With an estimated 80 million feral cats in communities across the United States, there is growing a controversy on how to deal with them. Euthanizing cats has been the traditional approach, but many animal rights activists believe that approach is…
When authorities asked the residents not to tweet details about the #BrusselsLockdown in case it would tip off the enemy, people began tweeting cat photos instead.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
Crumbs & Whiskers has everything you would expect of a typical café -- drinks, a selection of baked goods, and plenty of places to chill or work. They also have resident cats.
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