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21

Jul

With Lifelines, photographer shines a light on homeless folks and their pets
In this heartwarming photo series, Austin-based photographer Norah Levine documents the chronically misunderstood relationship between homeless people and the pets they love.

18

Jul

We’re so excited it’s Friday, we’re going in circles.
Here are your Friday reads:
Super slow-motion video casts honeybees in new light
New app raises funds for animal shelters with every step
When chimpanzees leave labs, they find a home at Chimp Haven
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

We’re so excited it’s Friday, we’re going in circles.

Here are your Friday reads:

MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

If I fits, I sits: 18 photos that prove cats can get comfortable anywhere
Our feline friends are incredibly talented when it comes to getting themselves to fit in tight spaces and peculiar places.

17

Jul

Cat sounds and what they meanA feline’s meows, growls, chirrups and chatters all mean something different. We’ve broken them down in this kitty translation guide.

Cat sounds and what they mean
A feline’s meows, growls, chirrups and chatters all mean something different. We’ve broken them down in this kitty translation guide.

15

Jul

What would happen if all the world’s cats vanished?Despite liking warm laps and napping all day, cats plays a vital role in the Earth’s eco-system by keeping the vermin population in check.

What would happen if all the world’s cats vanished?
Despite liking warm laps and napping all day, cats plays a vital role in the Earth’s eco-system by keeping the vermin population in check.

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A cat shelter grows in Brooklyn (and it’s run out of one guy’s apartment and funded by social media)

14

Jul

Cheetah mom has paws full with these 6 cuddly cubs
The Burgers Zoo’s sextuplets, born on May 24, are quite rare. Typically, a cheetah only gives birth to two to four cubs per litter. A litter of six energetic cubs may sound like a lot, but some cheetah mothers have been known to give birth to nine cubs in a single gestation period.

11

Jul

Why do cats love boxes so much?Boxes aren’t just fun and games for your kitty. Those 4 cardboard walls offer safety and security — in addition to being a great place to swat at passersby.

Why do cats love boxes so much?
Boxes aren’t just fun and games for your kitty. Those 4 cardboard walls offer safety and security — in addition to being a great place to swat at passersby.

High five! It’s Friday!
Here are some top stories from the week:
Woman eats only pet food for 30 days
Photosynthesis photographed for the first time
If your fridge dies, should you put frogs in your milk?
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

High five! It’s Friday!

Here are some top stories from the week:

MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

10

Jul

Meet Venus, the cat with 2 facesHer unusual face has earned her Internet fame. Here’s what’s behind the Venus the chimera cat’s unusual appearance.

Meet Venus, the cat with 2 faces
Her unusual face has earned her Internet fame. Here’s what’s behind the Venus the chimera cat’s unusual appearance.