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Seven Westminster cats are in the running for the Purr Minister poll 2016

LONDON - Forget the EU referendum, there's a far more important issue requiring your vote in the coming days: The 2016 Purr Minister Election. The poll, which is organised by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, aims to find the purrfect politician's cat - with s.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2016

Men and Women Alter a Home"s Bacteria Differently

An analysis of dust reveals how the presence of men, women, dogs and cats affects the variety of bacteria in a household -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2015

A Facebook page is helping lost pets find home during South Carolina flooding

Following a weekend of historic flooding in South Carolina, one Facebook page is working to return lost pets to their owners. Since Friday, more than two feet of rain has fallen in the region, leaving dogs, cats and even horses stranded. (And the flooding.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 5th, 2015

Cats and dogs are living together because the new Ghostbusters is actually good

Forget gender squabbles, remake doubts; new 'busters feel modern, will crack you up. Columbia Pictures Ecto-1, back in action......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 15th, 2016

Get Medieval on Intruders With This Retractable Fencing

There are lots of ways to prevent people from trespassing on your property, including moats, drawbridges, and roaming packs of dogs. But if those tried and true medieval approaches clash with your design aesthetics, you can instead surround your home with.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsJul 12th, 2016

Thumb-sucking, nail-biting have a positive side: Kids less likely to develop allergies

Children who are thumb-suckers or nail-biters are less likely to develop allergic sensitivities, research has found. And, if they have both 'bad habits', they are even less likely to be allergic to such things as house dust mites, grass, cats, dogs, horse.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJul 11th, 2016

This "dead cat" brought into an animal shelter was not all it appeared to be

LONDON — Cats have nine lives, and all dogs go to heaven. But what about hand puppets? SEE ALSO: Rescue cat Pitzush Puss In Glam is a fabulous feline fashion model When a distressed samaritan brought what he believed to be a dead cat to the Guernse.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 30th, 2016

An Australian house full of cat stuff is like living inside the internet

How much do you love cats?  If the daily deluge of cat GIFs and videos aren't enough for you, check out this Australian house currently up for sale. SEE ALSO: Adorable kitten upstages correspondent during news report The home in Adelaide's suburbs is.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 28th, 2016

The "Affectionator" Machine Lets Your Dog Pet You

People with pets love to say that really, their animals own them, not the other way around. But this contraption, which allows dogs to “pet” their humans and give them treats, really drives that sentiment home. The video went up on You.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsJun 26th, 2016

On Twitter, even cats (and dogs) are divided over Brexit

LONDON - Battle lines have been sharply drawn ahead of the vote Thursday (June 23) about whether Britain should remain a member of the European Union. The intense debate over the referendum, widely known by its shorthand, Brexit, has pitted neighbours and.....»»

Category: topSource:  todayonlineRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2016

How to use Skype to spy on your cats or dogs - CNET

Be the ultimate helicopter pet parent with this easy solution......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsJun 17th, 2016

Touchscreens for dogs, wearables for chickens—welcome to the world of animal technology

Imagine leaving your dog at home while it turns on the smart TV and chooses a programme to watch. Meanwhile you visit a zoo where you play interactive touchscreen games with the apes and watch the dolphins using sonar to order their lunch. In the field be.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2016

A common enemy: Through clinical trials, veterinarian fights cancer in animals, humans

A veterinarian is conducting clinical trials to treat cancers in dogs, cats and other companion animals. But this research benefits humans, too. Many cancers in animals -- especially dogs -- are similar to those in humans, which means that the diagnosis, .....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 14th, 2016

Watch Dogs 2 Gameplay Video Shows Dedsec Infiltration And Plenty Of Hacking

During today’s E3 2016 press conference, Ubisoft revealed a gameplay walkthrough video for Watch Dogs 2, where we get to see Marcus and his Dedsec allies infiltrate the home of a social media mogul. Read Watch Dogs 2 Gameplay Video Shows Dedsec Infiltra.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsJun 13th, 2016

Yeah, that’ll happen: Cats still don’t like dogs

We interrupt your regular Apple news to bring you a report from the Journals of Improbability!Writing on Worki.ng, New York Times freelancer Kim Moy and Columbia University associate Matthew Webber have come up with an idea for mobile payments that’s so.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2016

"Mermaids Real?" And Other Top Google Queries

"How to get away with murder?", "Who let the dogs out?", and "Do cats fart?" were among other big questions in US states......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMay 25th, 2016

How dogs find their way home (without a GPS)

Animals' ability to navigate long distances has long been shrouded in mystery. From the skill of racing pigeons to find their way home, to the seasonal breeding migration of the humpback whale, a huge range of creatures are capable of navigating in a cons.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2016

Five ways to protect your pet from Lyme disease

Lyme disease is transmitted to people, dogs and cats when a deer tick infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi attaches itself to the skin for a blood feast......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2016

Elderly man keeps almost 200 rats as pets, infuriating neighbours

Imagine yourself in a pet-hoarders situation, only worse because instead of hoarding cats or dogs, your neighbour has almost 200 rats as pets. This is the case for the neighbours of a 72-year-old Chinese man from Chongqing, China, who goes by the surname .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMay 11th, 2016

11 spectacular suits of animal battle armor (pictures) - CNET

Once upon a time, horse, elephant and camel armor were real components of warfare. Today, people also enjoy dressing up their cats and dogs in fantastical body armor with spikes, tusks and chain mail......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsMay 10th, 2016