Cats

This article first appeared on Hello Giggles. According to superstition, it’s bad luck for a black cat to cross your path. But what about a green cat? Well, if you’ve ever found yourself in Bulgaria, this emerald-colored cat may have given you a moment of … paws. (Sorry, we couldn’t help it!) Fancy feast your
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These days, we’re closer to our pets than ever before. By: barnimages Julie Tichota was an artist who drew cat angels — beautiful, realistic-looking cat angels with soul-piercing eyes that were based on her own Maine coons. One of them, Gracie, was especially beloved and died when a routine spay surgery went horribly wrong. The
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Make sure you follow your pet’s medication instructions to the letter. By: Laura D’Alessandro What’s the hardest part about being a pet’s human? Probably caring about them so deeply, especially when that fur friend is unwell, in pain or unable to do what makes them purr or wag. But don’t feel helpless — for
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School is stressful. Finding just the right clothes, attracting just the right people, taking all the right classes — the list is endless. Our pets may not feel precisely the same back-to-school pressure, but there are times they can definitely relate. The upside to being a pet, though, is that you pretty much look
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These kitties are rolling in kibble. A Bronx, New York, widow recently died and left $300,000 to her two cats, Troy and Tiger, reports the New York Post. The late Ellen Frey-Wouters wrote in her will that the large sum should be used to care for the kitties and keep them from ever ending up
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When you’re a pet owner, keeping your dog or cat healthy and safe is paramount.  Our animals love us and shower us with affection; educating ourselves about potential dangers inside the home (and outside in the yard) is a necessary part of being a responsible pet parent. In the latest PEOPLE Pet Vet episode, Dr.
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How do you turn a dog frown upside down? For Flora, a 100-lb. malamute who had recently lost her best friend Dexter, a 20-year-old cat, the best medicine was a handful of kittens. The passing of this special cat left a void in Flora’s life. Although they came from different worlds (and different species), Flora
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That’s a lot of bones! During this year’s Clear the Shelters — an annual event presented by NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations during which shelters waive or reduce adoption fees — more than 60,000 dogs and cats found new homes. (At press time, the number was 68,908, as some organizations keep the event going for several
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It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day! Renowned for their storied history throughout the ages, black cats have made and continue to make big breaks in “The Biz.” These kitties are some of the earliest felines to grace the big screen and represent some of the most recognizable whiskered faces on TV. While all black cats are
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It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day, an important moment to remember that these felines can bring a lot of good luck and love into your home. Due to centuries of superstitions and unfounded prejudice, black cats are often associated with bad omens, not the positive fluffy feelings that are usually associated with cute kitties. For years,
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Cats have been teachers for Ian Somerhalder since the beginning. The Vampire Diaries actor and soon-to-be dad got his first feline, Tiger, when he was just three years old. During their time together, Tiger was hit by a car, leading Somerhalder’s parents to spend “every dollar they had on a cat.” The orange kitty pulled through
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Only 17 days to go! We’ve already told you to get pumped for this year’s Clear the Shelters — an annual event spearheaded by NBC- and Telemundo-owned stations during which shelters nationwide reduce or waive adoption fees in order to get lots (and lots!) of pets adopted — but PEOPLE editorial director Jess Cagle and PEOPLE
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Home: Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Clarence the cross-eyed kitten. This tuxedoed gentleman is currently kicking back at the Dublin DSPCA in Ireland, where his adorable little face is causing a big stir. Dublin
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Some cats crave companionship, even if they’re feral. By: Beverly Goodwin A fluffy gray cat and a snowshoe Siamese take turns grooming and play-wrestling with each other. Later, the fluffy gray cat will check on another female’s kittens. A red tabby and a black cat curl up together because it’s a tad chilly. Each cat
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Serious side eye — it could be headed your way this Hug Your Cat Day. Let’s face it, some cats don’t like to be hugged but on this annual holiday, which is celebrated on June 4, many of them tolerate it for the sake of our Instagram feeds — and how thankful we are that
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Politicians. Dramatic actors. Broadcast journalists. Musicians. Entrepreneurs. None of the above are known for having an especially great sense of humor. Fortunately, Mother Nature — and the Internet — have other ideas. Is there anything funnier (or sillier) than a famous person embracing his or her animal lookalike? We think not. Check out some of
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It’s amazing the commotion one tiny kitten can cause. According to News 12, who reported this story out of Westchester County, New York, residents in the Edgemont section grew concerned for a small kitten that was trapped in a storm drain for up to four days (the Greenburgh Daily Voice reported that it was five,
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Routine blood tests don’t typically tell us enough about cancer affecting our pets. By: sandiegochurch When our pets are sick, our mind often trips into worst-case-scenario mode. Despite all my training, I did this when one of my own cats went lame. My mind immediately screamed “He might have bone cancer!” rather than the more likely alternative
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Extra strong currents of Jedi good vibes are flowing through the universe, because it is the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. The first film in the famous franchise premiered on May 25, 1977. Pets across the world are picking up on these Star Wars vibrations and showing off their best looks inspired by a galaxy far,
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Have you ever met a Kinkalow? Well, you are about to. Yoda is one of the kitties that belong to this newer breed of feline. Kinkalows are a cross between Munchkin cats and American curls, giving them a truly unique look. Kinkalows like Yoda are small with short, little legs and ears that curl back
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It can be hard to get the hair on your head to do what you want. Now, imagine having hair all over. Pets deal with this everyday, which can make having a perfect hair day difficult. But through a mix of genetics, general cuteness, grooming, licking and shaking, they manage. In fact, sometimes their fur
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