Are There Health Benefits To Being Near Cats?

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 22:28

A Parisian cafe is offering up something new: a dining experience, complete with cats that roam around and offer "purr therapy."


USDA To Begin Oversight Of Online Pet Breeders

By | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 19:12

Hoping to crack down on "puppy mills," the USDA will begin to regulate online breeders of dogs, cats, and rabbits, forcing them to obtain licenses and be subject to inspections.


How Evolution Made Your Cat Grumpy

By | Sun, 09/08/2013 - 17:04

Your cat's genetic ambiguity could be the result of counterintuitive domestication strategies, research suggests.


Learn How To Make Your Own Cat Donuts [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 16:29

Cat-shaped donuts are the most delicious cat-shaped product we've come up with yet.

Discovery Of The Cause of Cat Allergies Brings With It Promise Of Cure

Cat's Meow Means Nothing to Humans; The Reasons You Can Never Understand Your Pet

By | Wed, 07/31/2013 - 21:06

Scientists say that a cat's meow is nonspecific and incomprehensible — so even if you think you understand it, you really don't. Sorry cat owners.

Discovery Of The Cause of Cat Allergies Brings With It Promise Of Cure

Discovery Of The Cause of Cat Allergies Brings With It Promise Of Cure

By | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 20:37

The causes of severe allergic reactions from cats and other pets has long been a mystery, but the biological underpinnings have finally been discovered, and it turns out a cure is only a few years away.

Headless Cat Robots, Built For Exploration, Could Rescue Coal Miners In Future [Video]

By | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 00:15

Scientists design a headless cat robot that replicates the walking motion of real felines, which could provide clues into how to improve the locomotion of humanoid machines.

An obese cat on the street.

Cat Weight Loss Plan: 5 Ways Your Fat Feline Can Get Trim

By | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 18:06

Over 50 percent of cats in the U.S. are overweight, but if you plan to keep your feline pet in shape, the weight loss can add years to his or her life.

Lazy cat and dog

Pet Obesity Rising In The US: Over Half Of All Cats And Dogs Are Now Overweight

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:07

Fido and Fluffy’s treats may cause serious chronic illnesses brought on by obesity.

Dog being treated for an infectious disease.

Pets and Disease: 5 Ways Your Pet Could Make You Sick

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 17:42

Pet owner’s negligence of veterinary care can lead to the spread of infectious diseases.


Studies Suggest Pets Are Good For The Heart

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 17:04

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association says people with pets might have a lower risk for heart disease.

Dog and cat laying down.

Top 10 Reasons Pets Are Good For Your Health

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 14:34

Owning a furry animal can get you in shape, boost your immunity, and aid your heart for a healthier you.

Dry Dog Food, Possibly Contaminated with Salmonella Bacteria

Natura Expands Pet Food Recall; Salmonella Risks Remain High

By | Sat, 04/20/2013 - 10:44

Public officials discovered Salmonella bacteria in Natura-brand dry pet food in March. Now, the company has expanded its voluntary recall to include even more products.

Sphynx cat

Friendliest and Grumpiest Cats Revealed in Study

By | Mon, 12/03/2012 - 16:35

They may look strange and even scary to some, but new research finds that the hairless Sphynx is actually the most affectionate of all cat breeds.

golden retriever

Our Dogs, Ourselves: Pets Share Diseases With Owners, Could Provide Clues

By | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 17:11

When Janet Riordan returned from a European vacation in January, she knew immediately that something was wrong with her 7-year-old golden retriever Reggie.