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Solar Power Company Wants To Make Up For Frying Birds By Neutering Cats

A few months ago, there were reports on an unsettling consequence of running the world’s largest solar plant. The 350,000 mirrors bounce sunlight back towards the atmosphere with such intensity that it basically creates a giant death ray. The poor little birds that pass by don’t stand a chance — they get scorched in midair.


How A Cat Poop Parasite Could Help Scientists Beat Cancer

This week, a team of researchers at Dartmouth announced an exciting, if terribly disgusting, medical discovery. A single-celled parasite usually found in cats’ intestines — and later in their poop — shows unique promise as a cancer treatment. The researchers even think the parasite could enable them to create personalised cancer vaccines.


This Sleek Table Is Hiding A Playground For Cats

Cats love climbing through cosy spaces. That’s why the CATable, a beautifully functional work surface with built in tunnels for burrowing, is so appealing to them. In the words of designer Ruan Hao, “It is a table for us, and a paradise for cats.”


Video Of A Cat Fight As Seen From The Perspective Of One Of The Cats

Someone put a camera on the collar of his cat to see his antics out of the house. The camera captured a cat fight seen from the perspective of one of the cats. Apparently, the owner says, his furry overlord is quite the block bully.


How To Find A Time-Travelling Laser Cat Stuck In The 1990s

This heartwarming tale of friendship and loyalty by Inese Verina follows “over modern future wave guy” as he battles through a treacherous virtual world set in the dawn of the Internet era in search of his faithful laser cat.


Seeing A Cat Walk On A Treadmill Chasing Food Basically Sums Up Life

Seeing a smart cat walk on a treadmill to its plate of food tickles me more than it should. I scream out aww under my constant laughter. I must be a bad person. But let’s be honest. Metaphorically, we’ve all been this cat before.


Bored Cats Find Sense Of Purpose In Personalised Cat Playgrounds

High-end, customisable architecture and design has been on the rise for several years, but it’s starting to grow stale. The new trend lies in foregoing personal comfort altogether and extending that luxury to your cat.


Rain-Detecting Automatic Pet Door Keeps Your Dog Or Cat Inside And Dry

On one hand, having a pet door installed means you don’t have to wake up at the crack of dawn to let your dog or cat out. But on the other hand it also gives your pet access to a possibly wet and muddy yard whenever they want. That’s why the Petwalk automatic pet door can be programmed to only open during specific hours, and even keep your dog or cat indoors when it detects rain.


Junk Mail For Cats Drives Them Crazy With Catnip

To appeal to cat owners, just target their cats. And what better way to do so than with an advertisement that is literally catnip? In this diabolically clever ad campaign for Bulk Cat Litter Warehouse, Rethink Canada came up with the idea of spraying paper with catnip concentrate.


A $35,000 Renovation Turned This Suburban Home Into A Cat Palace

You love your pet a lot. You buy the fancy food and only the best toys. You have a collection of sweaters so she doesn’t get cold in winter. But do you love your pet enough to spend $35,000 converting your spacious home into an animal fantasy land?