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Six-Year-Old Girl Rescues Kitten After Firefighters Are Unable to Help

Six-Year-Old Girl Rescues Kitten After Firefighters Are Unable to Help

Originally posted 05/29/2015 03:20PM

Bigger isn't always better.

On Tuesday, the firefighters of Lancaster Township, Pennsylvania, were called to save a kitten stuck in a storm drain, but couldn't manage the tight fit, reports The Associated Press.

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Woman Goes Blind in One Eye After Cat Licks Her

Originally posted 05/29/2015 01:25PM

Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH Janese Walters considers herself lucky.

"I woke up one day and I couldn't see out of my left eye," she says. "I looked in the mirror and I thought I had pink eye or something."

Doctors were stumped, according to Toledo News Now, who first reported the story. Until Walters told them she has a cat.

"They discovered I had something called cat scratch," she shares.

Doctors say cat scratch disease is caused by a bacteria passed along by cats and kittens, through their saliva or even fur.

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Hop to It: Check Out Roux the Two-Legged 'Bunny Cat' on Instagram

Hop to It: Check Out Roux the Two-Legged 'Bunny Cat' on Instagram

Originally posted 05/27/2015 09:30AM

If you need some-bunny new to love on Instagram, then let us introduce you to Roux the cat.

The 1-year-old feline – who has more than 50,000 followers already – was born without front legs, but it doesn't hold her back one bit because she gets around by hopping like a bunny.

In an interview with Meowbox.com, the cat's owner Jackie Deak Akey says she rescued the cat last October after someone surrendered her to an animal shelter in New Orleans.

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Filed Under: Cats, Cute Pets, Pet News
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Adopt Me! You Can't Help Falling In Love with Elvis

Adopt Me! You Can't Help Falling In Love with Elvis

Originally posted 05/22/2015 02:00PM

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Elvis, an adorable orange tabby who is currently being cared for by Homes for Orphaned Pets Exist (HOPE) in Wilton, New York.

One-year-old Elvis had a rough start in life. He came to HOPE at just 4-months-old after he was abandoned by his first owner. The heartless owner left only a big bag of dry food for the cat for weeks at a time and in turn Elvis had to fend for himself in desperate conditions.

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Filed Under: Animal Charities, Cats
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Four-Legged Guests Vacation In Style at Florida's Posh Pet Hotel (PHOTOS)

Four-Legged Guests Vacation In Style at Florida's Posh Pet Hotel (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 05/22/2015 12:40PM

After a healthy sprint on $10,000 AstroTurf and relaxing massage in the zen room, privileged pets in south Florida chow down on chef prepared dinners of organic filet mignon with green beans, free range chicken with brown rice, or fresh fish with sweet potatoes.

Such meals and other food requests are delivered to their cage-free luxury suites illuminated with crystal chandeliers. They can dine on individual queen-sized dog beds with bamboo mattresses and high thread count sheets while watching 101 Dalmatians on HD flat-screen TVs.

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Filed Under: Cats, Dogs, Pet News
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30 Rock's Jack McBrayer to Host Lil Bub Talk Show at CatCon

30 Rock's Jack McBrayer to Host Lil Bub Talk Show at CatCon

Originally posted 05/20/2015 04:25PM

Jack McBrayer, who played Kenneth on the NBC sitcom, is teaming up with everyone's favorite feline, Lil Bub, to host a talk show at this year's CatCon – billed as the Comic Con for cat people.

Lil Bub's Big Show Live is set to be the makeshift cat equivalent to a late night talk show, although we're guessing McBrayer will be doing most of the talking for his perma-kitten guest star.

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Let's All Stare at These Adorable Purritos (Hey, It's for a Good Cause)

Let's All Stare at These Adorable Purritos (Hey, It's for a Good Cause)

Originally posted 05/20/2015 04:00PM

There aren't many things on this planet we value more than a really, really good burrito.

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Henry the Cat Helps Raise 'Brady Bunch' of Orphaned Kittens

Originally posted 05/19/2015 04:15PM


ABC News Videos | ABC Entertainment News Here's the story of a cat named Henry, who is bringing up six very lovely kittens.

Jan, Marcia, Cindy, Greg, Peter and Bobby have been adopted by an 8-month-old male cat in the southeast Alaska community of Ketchikan, the Associated Press reports.

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Filed Under: Baby Animals, Cats

Cats Get Brain Freezes Too

Originally posted 05/15/2015 01:00PM

You know the feeling: All of a sudden, your entire skull is trapped in an icy cocoon of discomfort; it seems like it will never end – and then it does. That's a brain freeze, and apparently cats get them, too.

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Filed Under: Cats, Around the Web

UpdatePosted 05/15/2015 07:25AM

Four Paws Two Wheels: Cats Join Owner on Bike Tour Across Europe

Originally posted 05/14/2015 04:55PM

Have paws, will travel.

Two cats joined their owner on a cross-continental trip through Europe to help promote their biker's new collection of kitty products.

In the video, kitty ambassadors Mushi and Cheesy join the creator of Poopy Cat, a line of cardboard toys and litter boxes, on a cycling trip from Amsterdam to London.

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Filed Under: Cats

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