Tag: Felines

Stanley The Cat, Who Received $19K Kidney Transplant, Dies

Stanley the cat, who had a $19,000 kidney transplant last year, was diagnosed with peritonitis, a severe inflammation of the abdomen. Unfortunately, he was no longer a good candidate for surgery.

Animals December 18, 2018

2 Bobcat Kittens Die After They Were Rescued By Texas Woman Who Mistook Them As Domestic Cats

The woman thought that the Bobcats were Bengal cats, a rare domestic breed, but they later bit her and her family and ripped up milk bottles. What caused the kittens' death?

Animals June 3, 2018

WATCH: Cheetahs Chase Family Of Five At Safari Park

A French family who got out of car at a drive-through safari park in the Netherlands was chased by cheetahs. One woman was carrying a small child when the incident happened.

Animals May 13, 2018

DNA Samples From Graves And Mummies Reveal Ancient Cats Had Striped Coats

DNA evidence suggests that ancient cats tend to sport striped coats. Illustrations in ancient Egyptian murals also depict striped cats. When did the blotched markings in these felines become common?

Animals June 20, 2017

Cats Love Human Company More Than Food: Here Are Signs Your Feline Pet Likes You

Cats may not be that antisocial at all. A study found that these felines prefer to be with humans than chowing down on food, but how do you know your pet kitten loves you?

Animals March 29, 2017

Here’s Why Cat Whiskers Are The Bee’s Knees

Whiskers look purely cosmetic but they are an important part of a cat’s body. How do whiskers affect furry felines? More than you think, probably.

Animals October 8, 2016

Cats Sailed With Vikings During Sea Voyages, Ancient Feline DNA Reveals

Cats spread in two waves, analyses of ancient feline DNA show. The second wave involved seafaring people, which included Vikings, who may have brought the animals during long voyages at sea.

Animals September 24, 2016

Cats Utilize Physics? Study Says Cats Understand Physics And Use Law Of Cause And Effect To Detect Hiding Prey

Cats have a rudimentary understanding of the principle of cause and effect as well as the elements of physics. How does this help them when hunting for prey at night?

Animals June 14, 2016

Cat Color May Hint How Aggressive It Is: Felines With Black, White Or Gray Fur Make Best Pets

Researchers found a way to determine a cat's aggressiveness towards humans: looking at its fur color. Felines with a certain shade of coat were found to be more combative than others, while some were more touchy and placid.

Animals October 26, 2015

Cats Don't Think They Need Humans For Safety And Security: Study

Researchers found that cats don’t need their owners to feel safe and secure, highlighting individualistic nature in felines and affirming what many cat owners have suspected for years.

September 6, 2015

India's Tiger Population Comes Roaring Back: 30 Percent Increase Seen in Population

Tigers in India are coming back from decades of hunting and human encroachment. How has this recovery been achieved?

January 20, 2015

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