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8 Things People Do That Cats Hate

We love our cats and consider them family. "Cute" cat videos go viral in minutes. Your cat may not think our human behavior is always so cute, yet we expect our cats to adjust to our crazy human envir…


What Kind of Music Do Cats Like? (Probably Not What You’re Listening To)

Animal shelters, zoos and primate centers are increasingly playing music for their animal inhabitants. While some animals, like dogs may find music soothing, particularly classical, a recent study rev…


Meet the Cat Who Can Sense Death

For more than a decade, Oscar the cat has roamed the third-floor corridors of Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Like most felines, he enjoys sunbathing and ca…


What Your Cat’s Mealtime is Missing

I was captivated by a recent NPR interview with veterinarian Vint Virga, a specialist in animal behavior. Virga emphasizes that we should try to view the world from our companion animals' senses. The …


8 Warning Signs That Your Cat May Be Sick

Cats get a lot of flack for acting like Prima donnas, but as any cat lover knows, it's mostly an act. Cats are extremely resilient, strong, and stoic: Which means they're very good at hiding signs of …


Breakup Blues? Why Cats Make Better Partners!

Have you seen this tongue-and-cheek list of why cats make better partners than men? I added a few, so feel free to add more of your own in the comment section below. Ladies, no matter who you date or …


Pets Cost Billions in Damaged Electronics

We love them like children. But our pets can be costly, in more ways than one. Besides the expense of feeding them and giving them proper health care, according to a recent survey, pets damage about e…


Cat Behavior 101 (Slideshow)

  By PetMD Did you know cats played a large role in ancient Egyptian society? They even became deities -- Mafdet (goddess of justice) and Bastet (goddess of war) were both felines. And w…


If Your Friends Acted Like Cats and Dogs (Funny Video)

A reader of my recent Dog vs. Cat Diary post suggested that those of us who find humor in showcasing the fundamental differences between America's two most popular pets should check out this YouTube v…


Coolheaded Cat Questions Authority (Funny Video)

This cat knows full well that he's not supposed to knock things off the bureau. He deliberates deeply over the matter, and finally reaches a decision. That decision is: "I do what I want!" &nbs…


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