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Image: Abyssinian AP-04B8VI 335 The Abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest cat breeds. Although he has the look of a wild cat, he is domestic through and through and tends to be happy and playful. Learn more about this generally confident cat and whether he might be [...]
Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Vet Street – Cat Breeds Category: CAT BREEDS
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It can be extremely hard to know when cats are in pain. Sure, sometimes it's obvious – you might notice a limp or large cut, but other times your cat's signs of pain can be far more subtle. Unfortunately when it comes to showing signs of pain or illness, cats [...]
Mon, Feb 22, 2016
Pet 365 Category: CAT BREEDS
Clumping? Non clumping? Silica? Whether you're an experienced cat owner or a novice one, the sheer volume of cat litter choices available can be overwhelming. There is a very wide selection of cat litter available on the market, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. New varieties appear from time [...]
Tue, Feb 02, 2016
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With Christmas soon approaching, it's time to start thinking about filling those stockings. Judging by the huge popularity of cats on the internet, with its endless supply of cat gifs and videos, there's a good chance there's someone you know who is a cat person, which is why we have [...]
Mon, Nov 09, 2015
Pet 365 Category: CAT BREEDS
History The Scottish Fold cat has ears that are folded forward and downward. This is the distinctive characteristic and what makes these cats so endearing to owners and breeders. Some say they look like owls and some think they look impish, but with their broadly spaced round eyes they have an [...]
Fri, Aug 03, 2012
Pet 365 Category: CAT BREEDS
Abyssinian
Click to Enlarge Affectionately known as the Aby, the Abyssinian is one of the oldest domesticated cat breeds. Although they resemble the cats depicted in artwork that dates back to ancient Egypt, Abyssinians that we know today were developed in England during the late 1800s. The original cat that was bred [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2012
Pet 365 Category: CAT BREEDS
Cheetahs are categorized as vulnerable species, partly because they have been considered to be prone to diseases due to their supposed weak immune system. However, they are hardly ever sick in the wild. A research team has recently discovered that cheetahs have developed a very efficient innate “first line of [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Of all pets, cats are often considered the most difficult ones to medicate. Very small minitablets with flavors or flavor coatings can help cat owners commit to the treatment and make cats more compliant to it, while making it easier to regulate dosage and administer medication flexibly. [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Over the past two decades, the protozoan Tritrichomonas foetus has come to be recognized as a cause of chronic colitis in cats in many countries worldwide. Today trichomonosis is regarded as one of the most common infectious causes of large bowel diarrhea. [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
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Native animals are declining on Australia's second largest island with brush-tailed rabbit-rats, black-footed tree-rats and northern brown bandicoots the worst hit. [...]
Tue, Mar 07, 2017
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Scientists have generated a comprehensive atlas of human long non-coding RNAs with substantially improved gene models, allowing them to better assess the diversity and functionality of these RNAs. Their results suggest that 19,175 of these RNAs may be functional, hinting that there could be as many -- or even more [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
A decade ago, researchers presented some alarming facts: the risk of becoming hypertensive during a lifetime exceeds 90% for people in developed countries, with over 1.5 billion adults expected to have hypertension by 2025. Now new research is highlighting some broadly similar concerns in our feline companions. [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
A study has now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes. [...]
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Matojo, the nine-month-old Iberian lynx cub found dead in 2015 in Extremadura, did not die from natural causes. His necropsy shows that it was the pseudorabies virus that triggered his sudden demise. Before this case, contagion of this infectious disease was only known in one wild cat in the world, [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
New research has found no link between cat ownership and psychotic symptoms, casting doubt on previous suggestions that people who grew up with cats are at higher risk of mental illness. [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Africa's protected parks and reserves are capable of supporting three to four times as many wild lions if well funded and managed, according to a new report. The study shows that populations of the African lion and its prey species are drastically below their natural potential inside most of Africa's [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Around a quarter of Himalayan snow leopard and wolf diets are livestock, the rest being wild prey, according to a new study. [...]
Wed, Feb 08, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
The effects of roads on carnivores have obviously been underestimated in worldwide species conservation. This is the conclusion of the first comprehensive global study on this topic. The protection status of several species that are severely affected by roads cut through their habitat should be reconsidered, the researchers say. [...]
Wed, Feb 08, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
A newly discovered wasp victimizes gall wasps by modifying their behavior and tunneling to freedom through their heads. It's a rare example of a parasite infecting a parasite, a process known as hypermanipulation, according to scientists. [...]
Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Caspian tigers, some of the largest cats that ever lived, roamed through much of Central Asia before they were designated as extinct in the middle of the 20th century. But there is a chance that tigers — using a subspecies that is nearly identical, genetically, to the Caspian — could [...]
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Feral cats cover over 99.8 percent of Australia's land area, including almost 80 percent of the area of our islands. These are just some of the findings of new research which looks at the number of feral cats in Australia. The research was undertaken by over 40 of Australia's top [...]
Wed, Jan 04, 2017
Science Daily – Cats Category: HEALTH AND WELLNESS
A new study confirms that the iconic cheetah is sprinting towards extinction. [...]
Tue, Dec 27, 2016
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“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” may be fascinating reality TV, but it's nothing compared to its adorable and even cattier spinoff, “Keeping Up With the Kattarshians.” The cast of kittens on Iceland's new reality show, Guðni, Ronja, Bríet, and Stubbur, were discovered at a local animal [...]
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Vet Street – Cat Videos Category: VIDEOS
Quincy has a job to do, and he's thrilled to do it. Every morning for the last 11 years, the Golden Retriever has done his paper route in his Denver neighborhood. His owner trained him to deliver newspapers to the front steps of his neighbors' homes, so [...]
Fri, Feb 10, 2017
Vet Street – Cat Videos Category: VIDEOS
A wildlife photographer searching for moose came across a bald eagle struggling to survive in a hunter's snare in British Columbia, Canada, last week. She believes the male bird had been stuck for at least two days in the trap, which was likely intended for a wolf. [...]
Fri, Feb 03, 2017
Vet Street – Cat Videos Category: VIDEOS
Da Mao ecstatically welcomed the year's first big snowfall at the Toronto Zoo on Monday. Security cameras caught the panda, who's dad to 1-year-old twin cubs, somersaulting off his play structure and down a hill in his enclosure — and then climbing back up the hill for [...]
Wed, Dec 14, 2016
Vet Street – Cat Videos Category: VIDEOS
Five months after he disappeared, Tucker the Collie was back in the arms of his owner, wiggling with excitement, wagging his tail and giving lots of kisses. When the Central Nebraska Humane Society found Tucker, one of his front legs was caught in his collar. Tucker [...]
Fri, Nov 18, 2016
Vet Street – Cat Videos Category: VIDEOS
We know, it's the end of the week and you've been working hard. Well, to give you a little boost to make it through the rest of the day, we've rounded up our favorite videos of energetic kittens. They're so adorable that we bet their energy just might wear off [...]
Thu, Nov 03, 2016
Vet Street – Cat Videos Category: VIDEOS
The Yankees first baseman owns a hairless cat who descends directly from Mr. Bigglesworth, the feline friend of Dr. Evil in the movie “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.” [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
Cat Proofed Home
A cat-proofed home is a cat-safe home whether your new pet is a newborn kitten or a fully- grown cat. Before that first front paw crosses your threshold for the first time, your home must be a health zone, not a hazard zone. Be especially attentive to the sensibilities of [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
Why Foster a Cat
“Fostering a cat is not a lifetime commitment, it is a commitment to saving a life.” This is the watchword of cat rescues everywhere. To foster a cat is, quite simply, to save that cat's life. A foster home provides this same cat with a safe, temporary place of refuge until he/she [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
Photo Courtesy Alley Cat Allies
Photo Courtesy Alley Cat Allies The problem of cat overpopulation is a global one and requires a solution on a global scale. But like every journey that begins with a single step, this particular journey must begin with every cat owner in every community, town and city in the country. Those [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
Nick Bruel showed us how he draws Bad Kitty, the hilariously moody cat from his best-selling chapter books. [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
Allaying suspicions on the Ukrainian front, with some unexpected assistance. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
Two start-ups are competing in the unusual business of selling catnip-laced “wines” to cat owners. So far, the drinks' biggest fans are humans, not cats. [...]
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
Cats at Westminster? While some fur may have been ruffled and human hackles raised, the felines don't seem to care. [...]
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
A cat named Tammany was living happily at New York City Hall in the 1930s. Then came talk of eviction proceedings. [...]
Fri, Feb 10, 2017
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
This documentary profiles distinctive street cats in Istanbul and the human communities that interact with them. [...]
Thu, Feb 09, 2017
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
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Many thanks to Cattorneys at Paw, a group that has a big heart, generously helping children and animals. Miami Meow Mobile Event Sponsored by Cattorneys At Paw FREE-ROAMING MIAMI BEACH CATS ONLY A reservation is required in advance to bring cats to the Meow Mobile. Walk ups welcomed based on availability. 8128 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, [...]
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
Help us be part of something big!
Help us be part of something big! Be a part of something big on Thursday, November 17th! Support The Cat Network on GiveMiami Day. Donations will be maximized by a percentage match! What is Give Miami Day? Give Miami Day is a unique, 24-hour online giving event where individuals can make a charitable [...]
Wed, Nov 16, 2016
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
Back in April, former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart and his animal activist wife, Tracey, stepped in to help a bull who escaped from a holding area for livestock in New York. The Stewarts brought the Angus bull to Farm Sanctuary in New Jersey, and named [...]
Thu, Oct 06, 2016
Celebrity Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
The Internet famous cat with the ever-present frown became the first real-life feline to join the cast of the Broadway musical Cats. But not surprisingly, even that honor didn't make Grumpy Cat happy. “Being selected as the first real cat to perform in Cats on Broadway is [...]
Mon, Oct 03, 2016
Celebrity Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
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The Miami Meow Mobile low cost spay and neuter van is coming to YOUR SOUTH FLORIDA NEIGHBORHOOD. The Miami Meow Mobile provides low cost spay & neuter surgeries, vaccinations, and basic wellness care to cats and kittens in Miami-Dade county. It is a fully equipped surgery center on wheels, ready [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
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Shop For A Cause gives you the opportunity to help homeless cats & kittens and get a great shopping discount at Macy's. Purchase a $5 Shopping Pass for exclusive savings (up to 25% off) in every Macy's store on Friday, August 26th to Sunday, August 28th, and The Cat Network [...]
Thu, Aug 11, 2016
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
Photo Courtesy Alley Cat Allies
Photo Courtesy Alley Cat Allies Cat Network's response to ZooMiami's statements about free-roaming cats: The recent decision to remove free-roaming cats from ZooMiami and the surrounding areas, including Larry & Penny Thompson Park, has sparked much controversy. We strongly feel that the Zoo must and should protect their exotic populations; however, [...]
Fri, Apr 01, 2016
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
Photo Courtesy Alley Cat Allies
Photo Courtesy Alley Cat Allies THE CAT NETWORK, INC., A FLORIDA NON PROFIT CORPORATION INVITES YOU TO: Our next monthly meeting, on Saturday April 2nd, will be an event full of surprises. Besides electing new members to our Board of Directors, we are proud to announce a special guest speaker, Ms. Alison [...]
Sun, Mar 27, 2016
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
The police asked Belgians not to tweet details of antiterrorism raids over the weekend. The Internet responded with furry memes. [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2015
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS
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-494Days -6Hours -44Minutes -45Seconds Help us be part of something big! Be a part of something big on November 19th! Support The Cat Network on GiveMiami Day. Donations will be maximized by a percentage match! What is Give Miami Day? Give Miami Day is a unique, 24-hour online giving event where individuals can make a charitable gift [...]
Thu, Oct 29, 2015
The Cat Network Category: GENERAL NEWS
A 14-cat circus is coming to New York, featuring performers who execute tricks, jump record-setting lengths and play music — unless they are distracted by shiny objects. [...]
Fri, Jul 10, 2015
New York Times – Cats Category: GENERAL NEWS

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