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5-Year-Old Girl's Therapy Cat Makes Painting – and Bath Time – More Fun

5-Year-Old Girl's Therapy Cat Makes Painting – and Bath Time – More Fun

Originally posted 10/08/2014 04:15PM

Who needs a rubber ducky? Not Iris Grace Halmshaw, a 5-year-old British girl – and art prodigy – who was diagnosed with autism in 2011. She and her therapy cat, Thula, have become inseparable, with the friendly feline tagging along for painting sessions, bike rides, and, yes, bath time.

"Their connection was evident on the first day that Thula arrived [about a year ago], and they have been best friends ever since," says Iris's mom, Arabella Carter-Johnson. "She joins in with all the activities."

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The Daily Treat: Cat Saved by Dog Blood Transfusion

The Daily Treat: Cat Saved by Dog Blood Transfusion

Originally posted 10/07/2014 04:45PM

Buttercup the kitty is here to prove cats and dogs can get along, inside and out.

This orange tabby from the Florida Keys recently received a life-saving blood transfusion from a canine, KeysNet.com reports. The rare procedure is known as a xenotransfusion.

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Aubrey Plaza to Voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever

Aubrey Plaza to Voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever

Originally posted 09/18/2014 09:20PM

It's a match made in bad-attitude heaven!

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Curious Cat Joins Humans in a Game of Mini Golf (VIDEO)

Originally posted 09/18/2014 11:00AM

First bears on the green, now cats! Pretty soon the Masters will have an animal category.

YouTube user TheEpicKid99 recently shared a video of a meower that decided to interrupt a mini golf match. But instead of joining in on the putting fun, the cat acted as a particularly tricky hazard.

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Watch Kitten and Pit Bull Share Sweet, Cuddly Kisses

UpdatePosted 08/22/2014 04:15PM

Kitten and Pit Bull Share Sweet, Cuddly Kisses

Originally posted 08/22/2014 12:30PM

Blind dates are always nerve-wracking, even for animals. Carla Zanoni of New York City was worried that her four-year-old pit bull terrier, Getrude, would reject her newly adopted kitten named Earnestine.

Instead, the pets surprised Zanoni by quickly becoming enamored with one another. The video above shows the adorable behavior that has become normal for this animal odd couple. Apparently, Earnestine and Gertrude often spend their days cuddling together and exchanging sweet, interspecies kisses.

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Broadway Show Cats Adds Rap Music for West End Revival

Broadway Show Cats Adds Rap Music for West End Revival

Originally posted 07/08/2014 11:45AM

Cats is back – and now one of the felines raps.

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PHOTOS: What Your Cat Thinks About Fashion Week

UpdatePosted 02/12/2014 07:30AM

The Daily Treat: What Your Cat Thinks About Fashion Week

Originally posted 02/10/2014 04:20PM

New York Fashion Week is in full-swing, and the town is abuzz over the models, the designers, the clothes … and the cat-ure?

Truth be told, fashion-forward felines are having just as much fun as their humans enjoying the spring collections. Quipped one chic cat of the view, "So many purr-fect fashions today."

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Filed Under: Fashion Week, Cats
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The 5 Best Pics from Puppy Bowl X | Animals & Pets, Cute Pets, Funny Pets, Pet News

The 5 Best Pics from Puppy Bowl X

Originally posted 02/01/2014 09:00AM

Talk about a game for the history books.

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Filed Under: Animals & Pets, Dogs, Cats

VIDEO: Kitten Bowl's Furry Stars Predict the Winner of the Super Bowl

Originally posted 01/31/2014 05:25PM

Who says puppies get to have all the fun over Super Bowl weekend?

This Sunday, the Hallmark Channel will debut its own animal-oriented competition to air opposite Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl: the Kitten Bowl.

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Meet the Adorable Kitten Ed Sheeran Saved

UpdatePosted 01/24/2014 04:30PM

PHOTO: Meet Ed Sheeran's Adorable Adopted Kitten

Originally posted 01/24/2014 03:00PM

Best new artist nominee Ed Sheeran isn't guaranteed to win Grammy gold this Sunday – but he's already got a golden heart.

The singer/songwriter adopted a 1-month-old kitten who was about to be put down this week, and has been spoiling him rotten ever since.

"Just bought Graham a bed and snacks," Sheeran Tweeted on Thursday, before setting Graham up with his very own personal Twitter account. He followed that up with even more A-List attention, writing, "Graham needs a lot of TLC, have a feeling his previous owners weren't that nice, he's shy too."

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