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»»

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

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.....»»

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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, 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

Brooklynite takes her pet peacock on a nice walk, like you do

Dogs and cats are so 2015. Being a responsible pet owner isn't easy. You have to feed them, play with them and especially walk them several times a day. It's probably even harder when your beloved pet is a peacock. SEE ALSO: Toast the dog is your new favo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMay 6th, 2016

Architectural Aquariums So Gorgeous, You Won"t Miss Your Dead Goldfish

We got no troubles. Life is the bubbles.In the realm of architecture for pets, designers have dogs and cats more than covered. But what about fish? Haruka Misawa, a Japanese designer based in Tokyo, is on it.Read Full Story.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsMay 4th, 2016

Previously "feral" dog sweetly saves life of sick hummingbird

Rex the dog has a rough past, but he's turning over a new feather. Before Rex was adopted, he used to attack cats and get in fights with other dogs. But a month after his adoption, Rex is showing his softer side — and it's saved the life of an injur.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 29th, 2016

cardboard cat dwellings replicate architectural landmarks from around the world

cats, and other small pets, can call these global monuments 'home' : the sphinx of giza in egypt; the eiffel tower in france; the white house in the united states; saint basil's cathedral in russia; the taj mahal in india, pagoda temples of south asia; an.....»»

Category: infraSource:  designboomRelated NewsApr 27th, 2016