Dog and Cat News

News: Dogs and Cats living together–only bigger

News: Dogs and Cats living together–only bigger

I’m watching an adorable video of a cheetah and a dog playing in the snow and suddenly I’m not alone. (Watch the video!)

Wag to the left, wag to the right

Wag to the left, wag to the right

A new study shows that the direction a dog is wagging its tail may actually have meaning.

Go Ahead, Pet Your Cat

Go Ahead, Pet Your Cat

The real story behind the “cats don’t like to be petted” study. Some cats do like it; you know who they are. Better yet, cats who don’t like to be touched do better in a multicat househousehold.

By October 10, 2013 Read More →
Dogs are People, Too…and Now There’s Science to Prove It

Dogs are People, Too…and Now There’s Science to Prove It

Dogs are our companions, our friends, our wards. They think, they feel, they love. Now science says so. But we knew that, did we?

By October 7, 2013 Read More →
Book: Meet Flo & Wendell in William Wegman’s new children’s book

Book: Meet Flo & Wendell in William Wegman’s new children’s book

Way before there was Business Cat or Dogs Wearing Pantyhose, William Wegman was dressing up his Weimaraner dog, Man Ray, and taking artful photos of him. Now he has a new children’s book, “Flo and Wendell.”

By September 25, 2013 Read More →
Cat tunnel sofa, like a habitrail for cats

Cat tunnel sofa, like a habitrail for cats

Here’s a piece of furniture that would be most welcome in my home…by me and my cats. It’s armrests are giant tubes–perfect for cats to slink through, like a cat-sized habitrail. Check out the website by designer Seungji Mun and learn more about how he came up with the concept and built it. Unfortunately, it’s […]

By August 22, 2013 Read More →
New font composed entirely of cats

New font composed entirely of cats

Maybe you can’t exactly speak Cat, but you can write in Cat. Or at least a font composed entirely of kitties. Check it out, and write your own message at nekofont. 

By August 22, 2013 Read More →
10 Amazing Cat Structures…from Neatorama

10 Amazing Cat Structures…from Neatorama

By August 22, 2013 Read More →
Cross species transfusion saves the life of a cat

Cross species transfusion saves the life of a cat

After her cat ate rat poison, New Zealand resident Kim Edwards and her vet made a risky decision: use a dog as a blood donor. The incident took place on Friday night, after the companion animal blood bank was closed; there was no way to get a blood type on Rory. Edwards called a friend […]

By August 22, 2013 Read More →
Black Cat Appreciation Day

Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 17 has been designated National Black Cat Appreciation Day. As if any of us cat lovers would need a special day to appreciate our feline friends. But black cats suffer from a bad rap, and are often the last to get adopted. Sadly, the same is true of black dogs. So, the next time […]

By August 22, 2013 Read More →