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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Know why kittens have vertical pupils

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

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.

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.

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'.

Calvin Harris 'babysitting' Taylor Swift's cats

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

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.

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.

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.

Cats prefer their 'own beat' over our classical music

A new study has revealed that while cats ignore our music, they prefer their own beat.

Cats use eyes, not smell, to search for food

Cats may prefer to use their eyes rather than follow their nose when it comes to finding the location of food, according to new research by leading animal behaviourists.

Here`s why New York Times has covered `cats` over 140 yrs

A new research has revealed the reason behind 'The New York Times,' that paragon of journalism, covering cat-stories for more than 140 years.

Thousands of seized cats feared buried alive in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities have buried thousands of seized cats -- many believed to have been alive at the time -- after the felines were smuggled from China to feed the nation's illegal cat meat trade.