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28

Jul

It’s Monday, and you can probably think of a lot of other places where you’d rather be instead of at work. Put aside the woes and weight of the world for a few minutes and smile your way through this collection of 42 photos of cats yawning.

27

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.

25

Jul

Your cat’s poop could one day treat cancerThe Toxoplasma gondii parasite could be used by jump-starting certain immune system cells that are normally shut down by cancer cells.

Your cat’s poop could one day treat cancer
The Toxoplasma gondii parasite could be used by jump-starting certain immune system cells that are normally shut down by cancer cells.

The weekend is almost here — and we’re jumping for joy!
Here are your Friday reads:
Could you survive being lost at sea?
Watch a whale lift 2 kayakers out of the ocean
How solar-equipped donkeys are changing the lives of Turkish shepherds
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

The weekend is almost here — and we’re jumping for joy!

Here are your Friday reads:

MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

23

Jul

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Macrame Cat Hammock Tutorial from 2nd Funniest Thing for Katia. For lots more PET DIYs from water bowls to mud mittens to cat houses go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/pets

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Macrame Cat Hammock Tutorial from 2nd Funniest Thing for Katia. For lots more PET DIYs from water bowls to mud mittens to cat houses go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/pets

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.