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Awesome nonprofit Wings of Rescue: pilots donate flights to take euthanasia-bound dogs and cats to adopting homes

The group connects airplane pilots willing to volunteer their services to fly dogs and cats otherwise headed "to sleep" to homes ready to adopt the pets in nearby areas. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2015

Cupholder Charging Station makes things more convenient

Traveling from door to door in a car is an experience that many of us take for granted. After all, a car helps to keep us nice and dry even when it is raining cats and dogs outside, whereas a motorcycle would require you to put on a raincoat, and even the.....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated NewsApr 21st, 2015

Cupholder Charging Station makes things more convenient

Traveling from door to door in a car is an experience that many of us take for granted. After all, a car helps to keep us nice and dry even when it is raining cats and dogs outside, whereas a motorcycle would require you to put on a raincoat, and even the.....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated NewsApr 21st, 2015

Peer-To-Peer Pet Boarding Marketplace DogVacay Launches Daycare

 Have you ever seen a home security video of what dogs do when their owners go to work? I like to imagine that they chill out and celebrate like teenagers whose parents are away, but that’s not usually the case. They typically either mope in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 21st, 2015

This dog"s complete apathy about automatic door hitting her head will inspire you

Your smart home does not impress this dog. Having reached the pinnacle of laziness, this sleepy pup doesn't even flinch as an automatic doggy door repeatedly hits her in the head. Like the Neo Anderson of dogs, she flatly refuses to bow down to technology.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 17th, 2015

Don"t Be the Weakest Link in Your Company"s Cyber Security Plan

The other night, after falling asleep and waking up the next morning, I realized I didn't lock the front door to my home. I have locks on the doors, the windows, an alarm system, hurricane shatterproof windows, and two small dogs with a high-pitch bark th.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsApr 6th, 2015

Legend Of Dungeon Lets You Send Cats, Unicorns, And Chickens To Beat Up Monsters

A new pet system lets you tame wild animals or get hurt trying. Including unicorns, chickens, dogs, cats, and more. Read Legend Of Dungeon Lets You Send Cats, Unicorns, And Chickens To Beat Up Monsters on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2015

From swans to pugs, people loved having their pets in portraits

LONDON —The bond between pets and their owners goes back a very long time. As far back as the 16th century, Britain’s notables were opting to have their dogs, cats, sheep and even feathered friends appear in official portraits alongside them. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2015

Of Course Japan Has An Island Where Cats Outnumber People

This short film documents life on Tashirojima, a tiny island off the Oshika Peninsula in Japan. It’s home to 800 cat overlords, and the 100 or so humans who slavishly feed their feral masters. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2015

Will Internet cats have 9 billion lives?

Why is the Internet so darned crazy about cats? Why isn't it crazy about dogs?.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2015

Magical Portraits Of Cat Ladies Besieged By Furry Friends

So. Many. Cats.As any good cat lady will tell you, the secret to happiness is always more cats. If I could be constantly surrounded by a horde of feline friends without my roommates leaving me to pay our entire rent, I would happily adopt dozens. (Instead.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsApr 1st, 2015

Fearless feline survives 40 days trapped under 9 feet of snow

Even house cats have a survival instinct. Bubba, an 18-year-old cat belonging to Howard Hogan and Lucina Costain, managed to survive 40 days alone, trapped under snow on the couple's porch at their home on Prince Edward Island, Canada. See also: Heroic do.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2015

The ASPCA is now using sophisticated tech analysis to help save the lives of homeless dogs and cats

How can technology save homeless pets? The ASPCA, in an SXSW panel with a technical angle — GIS Mapping: Using Technology to Save the Lives of Dogs and Cats — demoed not only highly detailed and annotated maps of geographical hotspots where animals.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsMar 18th, 2015

It’s raining cats and dogs at SXSW

Despite all the terrible marketing leading up to it, SXSW is still a terrific interactive festival. AUSTIN, Texas — Raise your hand if you know who Morris the cat is. OK now, if you’re older than 30, put it down. Hand still in the air? .....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsMar 13th, 2015

Animals in Heaven: televangelist explains dead dogs and cats (then asks for your money)

Televangelist Jack Van Impe and Rexella Van Impe impersonate cats and discuss animals in Heaven and talk "arthritis in whales." (more…).....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMar 12th, 2015

DogVacay Lets The Inner Cat Out

It looks like the dog lovers over at Los Angeles-based DogVacay are also now letting cats into their life. DogVacay announced today that it will begin offering up links to cat sitters, as it expands its service beyond dogs. According to DogVacay, it has l.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsMar 10th, 2015

Black Cats, Dogs, Other Animals May Be Born Lucky

Forget ridiculous superstitions about black cats -- dark-colored animals carry survival perks in their coloring......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsMar 4th, 2015

New Hospital Guidelines Say No Cats Allowed

Only dogs should be allowed to visit because they're more reliably trained and less risky, says the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2015

This retirement home for cats is a balm for your weary heart

In Lincolnshire, England, there is a place where your cat can be loved — even after you die Located on seven acres of land, the Lincolnshire Trust for Cats is a retirement home for felines that outlive their owners. It features three central south-f.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2015

Travelogue: The long flight home—this time, I enjoyed myself

Pure happiness is an empty cabin, unlimited cognac, and a PC full of Sierra games. After three full days in Munich, I rolled out of bed at 4:00am on Thursday to start the long trek home. First came an early cab ride at what in the US would be consi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2015