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Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

As per reports, 64 displaced cats and dogs were relocated to California from Texas, only to be placed in new and safe shelters.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Rise in cancer cases among domestic animals prompts Kerala Animal Husbandry Department to open  oncology centre

Rise in cancer cases among domestic animals prompts Kerala Animal Husbandry Department to open oncology centre

The research from the unique centre, functioning at the state-run Chief Disease Investigation Office (CDIO) in Palode near here for the past one year, has revealed that the deadly disease prevails among a majority of pet animals, including cattle, dogs and cats.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Pet cafe trend cat-ching on in Yangon

The trend, already popular in Asian capitals like Tokyo and Bangkok, is the latest international fad to sail into Myanmar since the end of junta rule in 2011 heralded a new era of freedom.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Cat lovers, rejoice! Your feline friends enjoy your company more in comparison with eating food!

Cat lovers, rejoice! Your feline friends enjoy your company more in comparison with eating food!

While there was little difference between the cats that came from homes and the shelter cats, scientists found that almost all of them preferred human socialisation to any of the other stimuli on offer.

Mar 27, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

The new study was significantly more reliable than previous research in this area since the team looked at families who were followed up regularly for almost 20 years.

Feb 22, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Cats may be as intelligent as dogs – They just choose to keep a low profile

Cats may be as intelligent as dogs – They just choose to keep a low profile

Scientists from Japan claim that cats are as sharp as dogs at certain memory tests, which gives a hint that they might nigt as smart.

Jan 27, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Cats may be as intelligent as dogs: Japanese scientists

Cats may be as intelligent as dogs: Japanese scientists

The researchers suggest cats may remember for much longer periods than the short time tested.

Jan 26, 2017, 00:26 AM IST
Veterinarian in US infected by avian flu transmitted from felines!

Veterinarian in US infected by avian flu transmitted from felines!

The Health Department also contacted more than 80% of the people who adopted cats from the shelter and none is suspected of having H7N2.

Dec 26, 2016, 23:49 PM IST
Infrared cameras spot 'rare' golden cats in China

Infrared cameras spot 'rare' golden cats in China

Baishuijiang National Nature Reserve officials in Gansu province spotted the cats featuring different fur colours.

Dec 10, 2016, 21:07 PM IST
OMG! Chennai roadside stalls sell cat meat biryani, police rescues 16 cats

OMG! Chennai roadside stalls sell cat meat biryani, police rescues 16 cats

They have found out that some roadside eateries in Chennai's Pallavaram area sell cat meat biryanis to a special group of customers.

Oct 28, 2016, 17:33 PM IST

Cats used as bait to lure tourists back to Brussels

After a five-day lockdown prompted by the maximum security alert, Brussels officials are attempting to entice back tourists who may have been scared away by images of soldiers armed with machine guns in the capital's deserted streets. Their secret weapon? Cats.

Nov 28, 2015, 16:12 PM IST
Your cat doesn't miss you when you're away: Study

Your cat doesn't miss you when you're away: Study

Unlike dogs, cats do not need their owners to feel safe and secure, preferring to look after themselves, a new study suggests.

Sep 06, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

Know why kittens have vertical pupils

Pupils' shape and size can reveal whether your kitten is a hunter or the hunted, research shows.

Aug 09, 2015, 15:04 PM IST
Britain's first cat cafe opens, gets 1,000 bookings!

Britain's first cat cafe opens, gets 1,000 bookings!

 Britain's feline lovers must have heaved a collective purr of contentment, now that they have finally got the country's first cat cafe, where they can savour cat-themed drinks while watching or playing with the in-house moggies.

Aug 02, 2015, 17:55 PM IST
Cats are predatory by nature: Study

Cats are predatory by nature: Study

 You may be fond of cats but perhaps you may not be aware of the predatory nature of the felines and the number of animals a cat kills on an average -- thus being harmful to local wildlife, reveals a new study.

Jun 29, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Jane McDonald happy with Grizabella role in 'Cats'

Singer Jane McDonald has said she "couldn't be more happy" about landing the role of Grizabella in musical 'Cats'.

Jun 04, 2015, 08:43 AM IST

Calvin Harris 'babysitting' Taylor Swift's cats

DJ Calvin Harris is reportedly babysitting his star girlfriend Taylor Swift's cats.

Jun 01, 2015, 02:40 AM IST

Vitamin D quite crucial to sick cats' survival

The secret of a sick cat`s survival lies in the levels of vitamin D in its body, says a new study. Researchers found that higher levels of vitamin D are linked to better survival chances for hospitalised pet cats, and suggested that cats may hold vital clues about the health benefits of vitamin D.

May 14, 2015, 15:59 PM IST
Calvin Harris allergic to Swift's cats

Calvin Harris allergic to Swift's cats

Scottish DJ Calvin Harris doesn't like going to singer Taylor Swift's house because he is allergic to her cats.

Apr 19, 2015, 09:42 AM IST
Classical music helps cat relax

Classical music helps cat relax

For veterinary doctors, here is a sound piece of advice: Play some classical music when clinically evaluating cats as they love to relax when some classical compositions are in the air.

Mar 31, 2015, 18:00 PM IST