NASA to make ISS a perfect Earth-observing platform
NASA to make ISS a perfect Earth-observing platform

In a bid to monitor Earth better, the NASA is adding a number of Earth-observing instruments to the International Space Station (ISS) that will increase the leverage of the space station's unique vantage point in space.


Cats do eat more in winter

Know why your kitten asks for more food as the mercury drops and chill settles in? They too, like humans, need comfort food in the winter.

Pet adoptions is Berlusconi`s latest political strategy

Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has unveiled a scheme to boost his flagging popularity: finding homes for hundreds of thousands of stray dogs and cats.

Smaller meals more times per day could help curb obesity in cats

Researchers from the University of Illinois have suggested that smaller meals more times per day could help curb obesity in cats.

Cats have `superpowerful` psychedelic vision

A new research has found that common house cats can see things that are invisible to us.

Ancient bones offer peek at history of cats in China

Five-thousand-year-old cat bones found in a Chinese farming village have raised new questions about man`s complex rapport with domestic felines through history, said a study out Monday.

Rare cats caught on camera on Indonesia island

A rarely seen cat has been caught on camera along with four other wild feline species in a previously unsurveyed rain-forest in the world`s third largest island in Indonesia.

Cats, an instant mood lifter for Katy Perry

Singer Katy Perry`s glum mood was turned into a cheerful one when her team found a cat in nearby area and gave it to her.

Cats adapt food selection to meet demands of lactation

Lactating cats not only increase their total calorie consumption, they also significantly alter the make-up of their diet to meet the demands of feeding a litter, a new study has found.

Secret life of your pet cat exposed

Researchers have proved that cats are really as fickle, fussy and finicky as the great poet TS Eliot wrote.

Delhi govt adds 50 new ambulances for CATS

A fleet of 50 new ambulances was on Friday added by Delhi government to its Centralised Accident and Trauma Service (CATS) to tackle the problem of shortage of emergency vehicles.

New batch passes out from Army Aviation Training School

Thirty-two Army officers today passed out of the aviation training school here after completing a 17-week course.

Gene necessary for mice to avoid cats discovered

A Northwestern University study has shed light on how a mouse instinctively avoids a cat, when it smells the feline.

Cats are similar to women: Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria loves cats and thinks she has a lot in common with them.

`CATS doesn`t respond to 28 percent calls`

The Centralized Accident and Trauma Services (CATS) doesn`t respond to a quarter of the calls due to shortages of ambulances, a study by the AIIMS has found.

Why cats go next door? `To mark their territory`

You may have wondered why your pet cat often prefers the neighbour`s garden as a convenience?

Dogs drink just like cats but are not so tidy in their manner

Despite previous suggestions that cats are daintier drinkers than dogs.

Saber-toothed cats may have preyed on early humans

Species of saber-toothed cats, which might have preyed on early humans, have been found.

Brand shopping for cats!

Russell Brand and Katy Perry are buying Christmas gifts for their three pet cats.

Chemical signal from cats `sparks fear in mice`

Ever wondered why that whiff
of cats makes mice scary? Well, it`s the chemical signal from
the predators which sparks fear in rodents, say scientists.