Every year, FixNation, a Los Angeles animal charity, holds an auction of designer cat houses to raise money. This year's Fan Favourite is "Cat in the Fishbowl." It's very nice, but we're pretty sure any cat will ignore it in favour of the box it came in.
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For quite some time, scientists had a working theory of why certain piebald (patchy black-and-white) mammals look the way they do. They assumed the colouring is a directed pattern that involves pigmented cells instigating a controlled expansion. Turns out, it's all just random.
"Who's the greatest catstronaut in the United States? It's you Champer-damper. It's you!" That's the song I would sing to my pet cat if I had a pet cat and carried it around in one of these amazing ventilated carrying cases from U-Pet.
So you've probably seen that viral video showing cats having the bejeezus scared out of them by a particularly snake-like vegetable: the lowly cucumber. Hilarious, right? Sure — if you're a human. As a veterinary technician points out, this trending activity could cause lasting psychological problems for your feline companion.
After already conquering demographics including kids, teenagers, and those technically considred adults, Hasbro is reaching out to that last frontier of consumers: seniors, with a new toy line featuring lifelike robotic companion pets that only need affection, not feeding or bathroom breaks.
Anyone who's watched a cat throwing up after munching on grass knows that our feline friends aren't natural plant eaters. So you might be surprised to discover that these carnivorous animals share some important genes that are more typically associated with herbivores. And this might help explain why cats aren't always easy to please when it comes to food.
With a new Star Wars movie on the horizon, do you really think that Disney and Lucasfilm would limit their marketing efforts to just humans? Of course not. Dogs and cats are also in both company's promotional crosshairs with this massive collection of costumes and toys designed just for pets from Petco.