10:15 PM EDT 03/28/2015



Cats Reacting to Soldiers Coming Home

Originally posted 02/15/2015 12:45PM

You've seen videos of dogs weeping, whimpering and emotionally breaking down when their masters return home from a tour of duty. In fact, some reunions can instantly make you bawl and retreat home to watch Marley & Me on Netflix for the 17th time.

Watching cats welcome their masters home from war has a drastically different effect, though: they'll make you laugh – really, really hard.

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Filed Under: Cats, Funny Pet Videos
Credit: Courtesy Burlington Humane Society
Cat Recovering After Being Found Frozen to Building

Cat Recovering After Being Found Frozen to Building

Originally posted 02/13/2015 11:30AM

Despite everything he's been through, Olaf the cat is just as cheery as his namesake.

The 2-year-old feline was found by two construction workers frozen to the side of a building in Burlington, Ontario, last Friday and is now recovering at a clinic associated with the Burlington Humane Society. It is believed the cat was seeking warmth from the bone-chilling temperatures (about 25 degrees Fahrenheit) when the good Samaritans discovered him.

"The vet said that because he was so hypothermic and dehydrated, if he wasn't found within that time period he wouldn't have made it," shelter manager Adrienne Maranduik tells PEOPLE.

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Filed Under: Cats

Funny Video: Cat Acts Like a Destructive Jerk, Remains Super Cute

Originally posted 02/12/2015 05:30PM

Cats: They're playful, precious, curious and sweet – but sometimes they can just be total buttheads.

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Credit: Courtesy Guinness World Records
World's Oldest Living Cat Is Turning 27

World's Oldest Living Cat Is Turning 27

Originally posted 02/11/2015 02:30PM

Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin – they all passed away at age 27. Tiffany is bound to outlive them.

Though she's a cat, not a singer, Tiffany is a superstar in her own right: Guinness World Records named the 26-year-old black-and-orange tortoiseshell feline the world's Oldest Living Cat on Feb. 6 – and on March 13 she's turning the ripe old age of 27.

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Filed Under: Cats

UpdatePosted 02/11/2015 12:40PM

Man Steals Kitten for Valentine's Day, Returns It with Note

Originally posted 02/11/2015 12:40PM

It's being called a Valentine gone wrong.

An unidentified man swiped a 3-month-old kitten from a Minneapolis PetSmart on Friday, and returned it the next day with a note that said he was sorry for what he had done but that he couldn't afford to buy the kitty.

It all began when the man walked into the Roseville, Minnesota, PetSmart (where animals from the Ruff Start Rescue are up for adoption) in search of a furry friend. Ruff Start cat intake coordinator Abbey Lynn tells KSTP news that the man asked to look at cats and a manager assisted him.

Later, another employee saw the man outside of the cat room holding an adult feline. When she took the cat from him and took it back to its cage, she noticed another cage's door had been cut with a bolt cutter.

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Filed Under: Animal Charities, Cats

UpdatePosted 02/11/2015 10:35AM

How to Protect Your Pets from Harsh Winter Weather (in GIFs!)

Originally posted 02/09/2015 02:00PM

You heard Punxsutawney Phil: We have six more weeks of winter weather ahead of us.

As you bundle up against February's brutal mix of ice, wind and snow, it's important to think about keeping your pets protected as well. Just like us, dogs, cats and other critters need a little help to stay warm and safe during harsh weather conditions.

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Filed Under: Animals & Pets, Cats, Dogs

Funny Video: This Cat Will Dig You Out of Any Snowstorm

Originally posted 02/08/2015 03:50PM

They get a bad rap for being lazy, but clearly cats are working on that – one paw at a time.

When Rudiger the kitty is faced with a 4-ft. wall of snow outside his front door, he doesn't retreat to his donut bed in the living room for a cat nap, he puts his paws up and starts digging through the white stuff – with no kitten mittens! That's akin to a boxer facing a fierce opponent without any boxing gloves.

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Filed Under: Cats, Funny Pets
Credit: Courtesy Ann Doughty Bosche
Cat Breaks Out of Shelter After 20 Minutes and Returns to Original Rescuer

Cat Breaks Out of Shelter After 20 Minutes and Returns to Original Rescuer

Originally posted 02/06/2015 07:25PM

If home is where your heart is, Mr. Fancy definitely belongs with Ann Bosche.

Bosche, an animal rescuer, gave the stray up to an animal shelter but says he escaped 20 minutes after she dropped him off and somehow battled busy streets and rough neighborhoods to find his way back to her.

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Filed Under: Cats
Credit: Courtesy atchoumfan
Meet Atchoum: The Internet's Newest, Furriest Cat Sensation

UpdatePosted 02/04/2015 07:45AM

Meet Atchoum: The Internet's Newest – and Furriest – Cat Sensation

Originally posted 02/03/2015 02:55PM

Long hair, don't care! That should be this trending fluffball's motto.

Atchoum, which means sneezy in French, is a furry feline (and potentially part Muppet) from Quebec, Canada, who is quickly earning fans online, according to Mashable.

The 9-month-old cat has a condition called hypertrichosis, which occurs in humans and animals. Hypertrichosis causes excessive hair growth. Most of Atchoum's extra fur sprouts out of his face, giving him a unique appearance that his owners have kindly chosen to capture on Facebook and Instagram.

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Humane Society Working to Keep Bart the "Zombie Cat" Out of Owner's Custody

Originally posted 02/02/2015 05:40PM

World News Videos | ABC World News He clawed his way out of the grave, now "Zombie Cat" is just trying to find a place to call home.

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Filed Under: Animals & Pets, Cats

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