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The CAT is thought to be the only animal that domesticated itself, having done so 3,600 years ago when attracted by the large amounts of vermin in human settlements. These African cats have since accompanied man around the world.

Unfortunately, this has led to the extinction of several species not evolutionarily equipped to deal with cat predation.

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Kittens. Cat loves Soccor too! Never mind having a ‘fox in the box’, last night the was a feline on the field during the last-ever Uefa Cup Final. Thousands of football fans watched in amusement as the attention-seeking cat made its way on to the pitch. Grumpy Cat Is Not Impressed by TIME. Grumpy Cat visited TIME, and it was awful.

Grumpy Cat Is Not Impressed by TIME

Actually, that’s far from true — though the adorable mixed-breed cat was enduring an exhaustive daylong romp through the New York City media circuit, it seems as though she rather enjoyed herself. The Internet celebrity known as Grumpy Cat pounced on TIME’s Manhattan office Friday, toting with her an entourage larger than that of many celebrities. The brown-and-white kitty, whose real name is Tardar Sauce, arrived flanked by owner Tabatha Bundesen and her brother Bryan Bundesen, the man responsible for Grumpy Cat’s viral fame. The life of a Japanese grandmother and her cat.

Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara has been documenting the life of her grandmother, Misao, for 13 years now.

The life of a Japanese grandmother and her cat

She started photographing the series as a means of celebrating and capturing the life of a woman who inspired her. 8 years ago Misao took in a stray cat with different coloured eyes and called him Fukumaru. Friendship between the two blossomed and they are now inseparable, sharing their daily life. ”Partly because they are both hard of hearing, my grandmother and Fukumaru are always looking into each other’s eyes. They’re really close,” said Ihara. Just some fabulous jumping cats! 6 Adorable Cat Behaviors With Shockingly Evil Explanations. Imitating Snakes to Intimidate You Anyone who has ever witnessed a visceral deathmatch between two angry cats is intimately aware of the blood curdling noises the cute little animals are able to create.

6 Adorable Cat Behaviors With Shockingly Evil Explanations

Sitting cat. "Friedrich I" by Pavel Schlemmer. Socks Clinton. Beautiful Feline. The 18 best and most awkward kitty Christmas cards! These Christmas cards are epic.

The 18 best and most awkward kitty Christmas cards!

I would keep this on the refrigerator year round! Imgur imgur reddit imgur imgur source pinterest imgur imgur reddit source reddit source source archie mcphee Merry Catmas everyone! (H/T) love meow. Cat has a special visitor every morning. 17 Things Worth Knowing About Your Cat. Missing cat comes home after four years. The owners of a cat that went missing four years ago got a late surprise Christmas present when they were reunited with her the day after Boxing Day.

Missing cat comes home after four years

Willow, who is now 10 years old, disappeared after being let out to play from her home in Princetown, Devon, in 2007. The black cat was one of three that vanished from the same close in the town on Dartmoor within months of each other. While one of them turned up in Taunton, Somerset, Willow was finally found in Plymouth. "It's really only sinking in now, but it's the best Christmas present ever," owner Cristel Worth said. "How she managed to stray from Princetown to, about 20 miles away, to get to Elburton, I have no idea.

Contemplative. The Hottest Looks From The Runway Of Cat Fashion. Best Cat Friend. Snow Cats. You are here: Home // Cats Photos // Snow Cats Snow Cats One of the things I love about Winter is when it snows and I get to see how cats play in the snow.

Snow Cats

They are a little apprehensive at first, taking a few delicate steps to see just how cold it is, but they soon run out and start chasing each other across the white winter wonderland.This lens compiles some of my favourite pictures of cats in the snow that I’ve found online. Grumpy Cat becomes new face of Friskies cat food. The world’s grumpiest cat has something to smile about after securing a deal to become the face of premium cat food brand Friskies.

Grumpy Cat becomes new face of Friskies cat food

Internet star ‘Grumpy Cat’, real name Tardar Sauce, has become the official ‘spokescat’ for the St Louis-based company. ‘Enlisting the help of Grumpy Cat allows us to extend our reach to new cat owners,’ the firm’s brand manager Shawn Brain told the Post-Dispatch. ‘She, ironically, makes you smile seeing her face, even if you’re sick or having a bad day.’ The frown-faced feline from Phoenix became a global star last year when her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, posted her picture on bulletin board website Reddit. Pioneering surgery puts cat back on his feet. Oscar may not be better than he was before – not faster, not stronger – but he is, indisputably, more bionic.

Pioneering surgery puts cat back on his feet

The cat, who took a nap in a sunny field unaware of the combine harvester steaming towards his hind paws, is back on his feet thanks to a world-first operation and state-of-the-art bioengineering. His new kitten heels were designed with custom-made implants, which "peg" the ankle to the foot and mimic the way deer antler bone grows through skin. Oscar's transformation, which has left him resembling a feline Ahab, has been described as a case of science copying the natural world. The young cat's road to recovery began after his local vet from St Saviour in Jersey referred owners Kate and Mike Nolan to Dr Noel Fitzpatrick, a Surrey-based neuro-orthopaedic surgeon. "We had to do a lot of soul-searching and our main concern has always been whether this operation would be in Oscar's best interests and would give him a better quality of life," said Mrs Nolan.

A Soldier's Best Friend. Awesome Cat. DIY-Give the gift of warmth to feral cats this winter! It may be cold out, but winter can be a happy time of year when you are cuddled up with a loved one, taking in the crisp smell of fresh snow, or enjoying a cup of cocoa by the fire.

DIY-Give the gift of warmth to feral cats this winter!

But for an outside cat, life is harsh. It is not uncommon to find cats curled up in the engine of cars to keep warm. But, sadly for these cats, they can be killed as soon as the car is turned on. Generally speaking, outside cats live shorter lives than ones that are kept inside as they are subject to dangers including car accidents, attacks by other animals, diseases, hypothermia, and other harm. Many neighborhoods have feral cats that have it pretty rough. If you do have an outside cat or have seen some strays hanging around, creating an insulated house is an easy and kind way to provide them with a safe place when the cold weather starts. And remember, it is important to regularly change out the straw to keep it fresh and dry. So there you have it! There are many ways to make an effective shelter. Tim. Cat Etiquette.