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11-month-old mountain cat kept as pet rescued from New York apartment

Officials rescued a mountain cat from a New York apartment. The 11-month-old puma called Sasha weighed 80 pounds. She was rescued last week in a joint operation by police, the Humane Society of the United States, city officials and Bronx Zoo personnel. The owner “surrendered” the big cat and was present during the removal, the groups […]

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Taiwan kills 154 high-value smuggled cats imported from mainland China

Taiwanese officials euthanized more than 150 valuable cats illegally imported from mainland China, sparking outrage from the general public. The Taiwanese Coast Guard intercepted a Fishing boat in the Taiwan Strait, and on board they found 62 cages with 154 felines, which included the Russian blue breeds, ragdoll, Persian American Shorthair and British shorthair. The […]

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‘Cat Garden’: Indian couple raises 200 cats in custom air-conditioned house having mini theatre

Upendra Goswami lost his sister in 1994. One day, while celebrating her posthumous birthday, a cat entered his house and ate the birthday cake, and then, she never left. Now, Upendra has some 200 cats living in a place he solely dedicated to the felines and is called ‘Cat Garden.’ Upendra based in Gandhidham city […]

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Cats will soon be able to eat cookies made from lab grown mouse cells

A company called ‘Startup Because Animals’ announced the release of its cat snack made from lab-grown mouse cells. The new product is available for pre-order ahead of its planned launch in 2022. The biotech startup’s snack comes in the form of a cookie and contains real rodent cells. It’s more of a treat than a […]

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Rescue dog adopts seven homeless kittens abandoned by cat mom

A one-year-old rescued Labrador became an unlikely father figure after his owner Rachel brought home a group of seven orphaned kittens. Rachel is a head nurse at the animal rescue charity Battersea in southwest London. The rescue pup was given a forever home by Rachel and he has paid it forward by taking the homeless […]

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Coronavirus transmission common in pet cats and dogs whose owners have disease, research finds

Coronavirus is common in pet cats and dogs whose owners have the disease, research suggests. Swabs were taken from 310 pets in 196 households where a human infection had been detected. Six cats and seven dogs returned a positive PCR result, while 54 animals tested positive for virus antibodies. “If you have Covid, you should […]

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Researchers document human-to-cat, cat-to-cat and cat-to-human transmission of Covid-19

Researchers have documented human-to-cat transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, that occurred during the pandemic in the UK, with the infected cats displaying mild or severe respiratory disease. The research provides fresh evidence that people have transmitted SARS-CoV-2 to cats during the pandemic in the UK. The study, which is published in Veterinary […]

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Two men go out of their way to save cat from falling off 30-feet high window

Two Russian good Samaritans went out of their way to help a scared cat stuck outside a second-floor window. In a viral half-a-minute video, the distressed cat seemed to be struggling to get back inside the apartment as it was stuck in a window of a second-floor apartment in the city of Krasnodar, Russia. The […]

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UK pets will require certificate to enter Europe Union after BREXIT

Pet owners in Britain will need new documents to enter the European Union with their animals after the Brexit transition period ends on January 1 next year, the government said. Owners will have to get an animal health certificate from a vet no earlier than 10 days before travel, the government said on its Brexit […]

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Now an app will translate a cats MEOWS into human language

A former Amazon engineer, Javier Sanchez has designed an application that translates a cats meows into human language. “I’m hungry,” “I’m happy,” “I’m in pain”: those are just three of the nine translations proposed by the MeowTalk app to help cat owners understand their pets. Already available free of charge for iOS and Android, the […]

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Pet cat chases away an elephant that wandered into its territory looking for food

Cats are territorial creatures, much more than dogs. When someone intrudes their space an aggression kicks in, hence they use the chase and ambush tactic to quell the intrusion apart from making hissing sounds. In a viral video a pet cat was successful in chasing away an elephant that wandered into its garden looking for […]

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Cat brings home a two-headed snake as a gift for its owners

A pet cat shocked its owners after her predatory instinct brought home a two-headed snake as a gift. Kay Rogers, the kitty’s parent, said their family cat always brings them “presents” from outside. “My daughter sent me a message: ‘Mom, she brought in a snake and it has two heads,” Rogers was quoted by local […]