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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."
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.
Originally posted 09/18/2014 09:20PM
It's a match made in bad-attitude heaven!
Originally posted 09/18/2014 11:00AM
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.
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.
Originally posted 07/08/2014 11:45AM
Cats is back – and now one of the felines raps.
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."
Originally posted 02/01/2014 09:00AM
Talk about a game for the history books.
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.
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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