Orange and white cat plays with a catnip pickle toy

18-year-old cat becomes a kitten again when he plays with his pickle toy

18 years old is a lot for a cat. Most cats at this age will spend most of the day lounging around and relaxing. This cat enjoys his share of relaxation, but when he got his paws on a catnip-filled pickle toy, he went wild, unleashing his inner kitten. Kitten with a pickle This cat, … Read more

White cat with one bad eye

Kitten with bad eyes rescued from the middle of a busy road

This kitten was literally rescued from the streets. Although he had bad eyes from an infection, he was able to heal in his foster home and learn how to live his best kitten life. Saved from the street A stray kitten was crossing the road and would have probably been hit by a car, but … Read more

Tabby cat sits on person's lap and their crochet work

Cat demands that her owner stop crocheting and give her back rubs instead

This cat owner likes to crochet, but he only has one problem: his cat doesn’t want him to! The cat, Julie, demands attention and back rubs, and he can’t give them to her if he’s crocheting. So she solves the problem by sitting on his lap while he’s working, preventing him from doing anything else … Read more

Black and white kitten with long whiskers

This cat was whisker-shamed, but she’s so cute

This foster kitten mom is happy with her job, and she loves all the kittens she fosters. But sometimes the friends and family of cat lovers like her don’t quite understand their love for cats. Whisker-shaming The mom of this kitten fosterer ended up “whisker-shaming” one of the foster kittens. When the foster mom, Em, … Read more

Black cat with golden eyes

Cat who needed extra care for his health complications became a foster fail

Marv the cat turned one year old recently. Usually a foster cat would have left his foster home and been adopted into his forever home by now, but Marv was a special case: he was a foster fail. His foster mom, Ella, put a lot of effort into helping him become healthy, and she ended … Read more

Fluffy cat in a plastic box

A scientific study about how cats are liquids won the Ig Nobel Prize

Did you know there was such a thing as the Ig Nobel Prize? This physicist won this prize by writing a study about whether cats are liquid or solid. The Ig Nobel Prize The Ig Nobel Prize is a satirical prize, awarded for fun but not serious scientific research. Even the name is funny: it … Read more

Tabby kitten with cast on back leg.

Kitten loses leg in a car engine and receives the surgery he needs

This kitten needed a lot of help when he was rescued. He had lost part of his leg and needed to have surgery. According to Jessica Thompson, a cat foster mom and veterinarian, the kitten was hiding in a very dangerous place in a car when he was rescued. She said: “He thought an engine … Read more