Missing cat reappears after fifteen months

Cat returned home to Côtes-d’Armor after being gone for 15 long months

After vanishing 130 kilometers away from home, a black house cat eventually made his way back fifteen months later. His family, stunned by the feline reappearance, shared the fantastic tale. The once-lost pet returned to his hometown Ploumagoar, France, in September 2021 after a long journey across the Finistère region. Like his namesake, the famous … Read more

missing cat found in solidarity effort

A master recovers his missing cat after four months thanks to a collective mobilization

For four months, a cat dad feverishly sought his missing black cat, Nutty. She had escaped from her family and never came back. In the face of this vanishing, Philippe Piveron started a Facebook group to help him locate his pet. After the group attracted attention, this story got a positive outcome due to an … Read more

Cats in classrooms, a new approach to teaching

A French school lets cats in classrooms for calmer, happier pupils

Cat cafes, cat arcades, cat in bookstores… Felines have made their way into every aspect of our lives, so why not in the classrooms? That’s the approach taken by an independent elementary school in France. The Candide school in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France, incorporated kittens into the school so the pupils, aged 6 to 15, could be … Read more

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A French man has started a Gofundme page for his brave cat who fell from the third floor

A cat owner from Metz, France, has issued a plea for help on the fundraising portal Gofundme.  Yaeden Piel is struggling to pay for the surgery of his cat, who has two fractured legs. On July 25th 2022, the young man stated in the fundraiser’s description: “Greetings, my name is Yaeden. I’m 21 years old … Read more

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Animal Rescue Center goes to great lengths to find a home for a cat being separated from their elderly owner

Having to part ways with a beloved one is a choice that no one wants to make! However, this is the horrific experience that some elderly people must experience when they go to a retirement home. An elderly lady is currently facing this dilemma. The woman has to relocate in September but refuses to leave … Read more

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Meet Félicette, the first cat to travel into outer space and back

After Kiddo, the first airborne cat, here’s the story of another feline who made history: Félicette, the tuxedo cat. Félicette is the first puss sent into space and to have returned alive as a passenger of the Véronique rocket launched on October 18th, 1963, from the Sahara. This French cat was retrieved after ten minutes … Read more

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A cat in France was rescued by bystanders after falling from a building’s fourth floor

In downtown Le Mans, France, a cat accidentally fell from the fourth floor of a building. Fortunately for the feline passers-by were there to rescue him. Now the moggy’s grateful owner has launched a plea to find the generous folks who saved her precious kitty. Saïko, a one-year-old Maine Coon, is one tough cookie, the … Read more

Two images of a Maine Coon cat.

A French town’s official feline mascot fled before he could take up his post but was eventually found

Titi is a Maine Coon cat who holds the highly esteemed position of “mascot for Decize’s social networks.” The tomcat, however, vanished the day following his election in March 2022. Two weeks later, he was discovered safe and sound in a neighboring house. Phew! Decize is a small town in central France’s Nievre area. The … Read more

A white and orange cat clings to a man's head.

Choupette the cat has incredibly traveled across France on her owner’s head

Choupette, a ten-year-old cat, gained notoriety for exploring French regions perched on her owner Joseph’s head. Joseph Zappia and Choupette reside in Joeuf, France. The man does not want to leave his cat home during his trips, so he brings her everywhere. When they travel, they certainly do not go unnoticed. The pair’s trademark? Choupette … Read more

A black and white cat looks around the corner at a beige cat

Discover The Matourangeau, a stunning hotel for cats

Twelve years ago, Nickelodeon released the movie Hotel for Dogs to worldwide success.  It seems like the hit film gave watchers some ideas. On rue Mirabeau in Tours, France, a hotel for pets opened its doors last summer. Unlike the movie, this establishment is destined for cats. The Matourangeau, a contraction of Matou (tomcat in … Read more