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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

12 death metal cat videos

These heavy metal cats are occasionally joined by heavy metal dogs and lemurs. That kitty mosh pit looks serious. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2015

YouTube "Kids" app makes it easier to pacify the little ones

YouTube is launching a new app (initially on Android phones and tablets) that will run only kid-friendly content. YouTube Kids -- home run right there -- will field age-appropriate videos of cats, Minecraft, Thomas the Tank Engine and other things wh........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2015

YouTube launches a dedicated app for kids on February 23

YouTube is launching a new app (initially on Android phones and tablets) that will run only kid-friendly content. YouTube for Kids -- home run right there -- will field age-appropriate videos of cats, Minecraft, Thomas the Tank Engine and other thing........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2015

Miss P, a beagle, takes home Westminster"s "Best in Show"

A beagle named Miss P took home the top prize at the 139th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tuesday night. The 15-inch beagle from beat out six other dogs for the title of "Best in Show," which affords her a Today show appearance Wednesday morning......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2015

"Up!" house is for the dogs on "Super-Fan Builds"

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team make the ultimate canine home worth begging for -- a floating balloon doghouse from the Pixar movie "Up!".....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  cnetRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2015

13 dogs that believe they can fly

Michael Jordan's got nothing on these dogs. At the second annual Westminster Agility Masters Championship this weekend, dogs of all breeds and sizes competed for the top-dog spot. While only one went home with the title, dogs impressively zipped and flew .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2015

Collect Tainted Souls For The Devil In This Strange Upcoming RPG

Turn dogs inside out, summon cats inside the house of a person allergic to them, and collect souls for the devil in upcoming RPG Where They Cremate the Roadkill. Read Collect Tainted Souls For The Devil In This Strange Upcoming RPG on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2015

A-to-Z dog facts about your favorite breeds

The Internet may love its cats, but the second longest-running sport in the U.S. favors the feline's slobbery counterpart In its 139th year, the Westminster Dog Show celebrates the sport of purebred dogs. To celebrate man's best friend, we gathered facts .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2015

Photo series takes napping dog on whimsical adventures

Even dogs can dream in their sleep. However, they're not fantasizing about chasing tails and barking at mailmen. Rufus, a 3-year-old pharaoh hound, is a fun-loving pup when he's out and about, but when he's home, his favorite activity is taking a nice, lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2015

Meowlingual Cat Translation Device: Understand Garfield from now on

There is this unique bond between man and animal – and some of us have learned to domesticate these animals to have them end up as pets over the many thousands of years, where both dogs and cats happen to be among the most popular pets worldwide. Ca.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2015

Meowlingual Cat Translation Device: Understand Garfield from now on

There is this unique bond between man and animal – and some of us have learned to domesticate these animals to have them end up as pets over the many thousands of years, where both dogs and cats happen to be among the most popular pets worldwide. Ca.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2015