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Social gathering? Try these cat facts to get the conversation flowing! By: Rose Frosek Read Caption Featured Photo SerGrey/Bigstock.com Photo master1305/Bigstock.com 9 Nine Lives Though cats don’t always land on their feet, nor do they have nine lives, they do have something called a “righting reflex.” Their eyes and the balance organs in the inner
These doppelgänger duos certainly do! By: Rose Frosek Read Caption Photos by Gerrard Gethings In a captivating photo series made into a memory card game, British photographer Gerrard Gethings captured cats and their doppelgängers with hilarious results—glorious hair, striking physicality, and all. The popularity of the photos caught even their creator off guard. “To be
Modern Cat staffers’ picks of the litter! 1 The AskVet Pet Lifestyle App instantly connects you with a licensed veterinarian when needed and provides insight into your cat’s health and wellness through personalized, guided care. BONUS: Modern Cat readers get a two-month free trial if they use code MODERNCAT at checkout.—Vicki ($30 a month after
Cat-tastic designs to thrill both you and your cat! Give your cat a cozy hideaway with the Scatter Cardboard Cat Pyramid from Kitty Kardboard! The sturdy cardboard house is printed with biodegradable, water-based ink and can be easily assembled by simply folding and tucking. ($52, kittykardboard.com) Your cats clearly rule the roost. Why not get
Social gathering? Try these cat facts to get the conversation flowing for all cat lovers! By: Isabelle Orr Read Caption Featured photo troyanphoto/bigstock.com Call your kitty by its name. Photo Inna Vlasova/bigstock.com Here, Kitty Kitty Cats respond most readily to names that end in an “ee” sound, which naturally is vocalized in a higher intonation.
Social gathering? Try these cat facts to get the conversation flowing! By: Isabelle Orr Read Caption Featured photo troyanphoto/bigstock.com Photo Inna Vlasova/bigstock.com Here, Kitty Kitty Cats respond most readily to names that end in an “ee” sound, which naturally is vocalized in a higher intonation. “A study was done several years ago to show that
Japanese photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki captures incredible action photos of cats, revealing them to be martial arts experts Read Caption Photos by Hisakata Hiroyuki From powerhouse swipes to levitating roundhouse kicks, Japanese photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki’s incredible photos of cats in apparent combat training reveal what we suspected all along: cats are the agile martial-arts experts that
Books to delight all the cat lovers on your list! Clever, curious, and caring! Our cats keep us company, provide unconditional love, share in the ups and downs of our lives, and make every day an adventure. Royalties support American Humane. chickensoup.com Treat the literary kitties on your list (or yourself!) with The Twelve Days
New movie about cats—and an illustrator obsessed with them—delights, delivering all-too-rare cinematic fare for cat lovers Wondering what to watch this weekend? In the The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, soon to be streaming on Amazon Prime, director Will Sharpe and Benedict Cumberbatch combine forces give cats an all-too-rare cinematic turn.  The Electrical Life of
Tell Spotify about your cat’s personality, and the music streaming service will create an algorithmically generated playlist for your music fancying feline! Do you play music for your cat? The music streaming service Spotify just released a way to create an algorithmically generated playlist to enjoy with your cat—or dog, iguana, hamster or bird.  Spotify
Our reverence of cats has deep roots. Tens of thousands of years before the ancient Egyptians held them in highest regard, felines figured prominently in world mythologies. In the pantheon of gods and deities, the majestic feline has reigned supreme for over 30,000 years.  Mythology is a civilization’s collection of stories addressing its worldview, beliefs
Our new obsession? Vintage cat posters Our new obsession? Vintage cat posters. While in New York, we happened upon La Belle Époque, a magical little shop in Greenwich Village, and proceeded to while away hours digging through a veritable treasure trove of art from the Golden Age of advertising. The posters carried at La Belle
Rest in peace, Cole. You will be missed by many. Beloved famous feline Cole, one half of the duo Cole and Marmalade, has died. Despite cats being the undisputed rulers of the Internet, few online felines are as beloved as Cole and Marmalade, a due that shot to Internet stardom thanks to their owners Chris
From using it as a cat tree, to snacking on branches, and destroying decorations, cats just love Christmas trees! Check out our cute gallery of cats and Christmas trees to see who will be victorious – cat or tree! “Did you call me? Or can I get back to destroying your tree?!” “This ribbon is