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28

Aug

If Hello Kitty isn’t a cat, what is she?Don’t let that whiskered face fool you. The adorable Japanese character is actually a London third-grader who enjoys baking apple pies.

If Hello Kitty isn’t a cat, what is she?
Don’t let that whiskered face fool you. The adorable Japanese character is actually a London third-grader who enjoys baking apple pies.

27

Aug

The Internet knows where your cat livesA Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

The Internet knows where your cat lives
A Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

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26

Aug

What’s the deal with cats and windows?
Cats possess many odd quirks and habits, but one of their most endearing qualities is their love of windows. It seems like once they find a good window perch, they won’t leave for hours. Here’s why.

See more adorable photos.

25

Aug

How to train your cat to walk on a leashFrom selecting the right equipment to getting your cat comfortable in a harness, here’s everything you need to know about walking your feline friend.

How to train your cat to walk on a leash
From selecting the right equipment to getting your cat comfortable in a harness, here’s everything you need to know about walking your feline friend.

18

Aug

Nature-loving pets help veteran overcome PTSD
Adjusting to life post-Iraq hasn’t been easy for Stephen Simmons, but with his dog and cat by his side, he’s climbing mountains and working to improve the lives of other veterans.

The Internet knows where your cat livesA Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

The Internet knows where your cat lives
A Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

Alley cats gain a powerful ally in photographers
Jason and Elizabeth Putsche are a husband and wife photography team that have spent the last five years observing and documenting the enigmatic lives of feral cats, also known as alley cats, street cats and community cats.
 
Whatever you call them, these wild, resilient creatures have long been misunderstood and maligned by humans, which is a shame because all felines — domestic or feral — deserve respect.

See more photos.

15

Aug

It sure took a while to get here, but it’s finally Friday!
Celebrate with one of our quizzes:How much do you know about urban wildlife?Name the state where these natural wonders are locatedTake the ultimate shark quiz
MNN wishes you a fantastic weekend! 

It sure took a while to get here, but it’s finally Friday!

Celebrate with one of our quizzes:
How much do you know about urban wildlife?
Name the state where these natural wonders are located
Take the ultimate shark quiz

MNN wishes you a fantastic weekend! 

05

Aug

ASPCA app creates customized search plans for lost petsThe mobile app lets users input information about their pets’ personalities and medical histories, and it creates digital lost-pet fliers that can be easily shared on social media.

ASPCA app creates customized search plans for lost pets
The mobile app lets users input information about their pets’ personalities and medical histories, and it creates digital lost-pet fliers that can be easily shared on social media.