cats

grooming

Cat Tongues Inspire Hairbrush That Could Help Beat Allergies

New research using severed cat tongues could change the way we brush our hair and clean rugs — big news for allergy sufferers.
Troy Farah
11.19.18
Mummies

Dozens of Cat Mummies Found in 4,500-Year-Old Egyptian Tombs

The King Userkaf pyramid complex at Saqqara is the final resting place for cats and scarab beetles—and it still contains unopened tombs.
Becky Ferreira
11.12.18
cats

Researchers Built a Cat Paradise for Science

Researchers converted a barn into a cat paradise to study feline contraceptives in a more natural way.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.22.18
virtual reality cats

The VR Version of Cat Collecting Game 'Neko Atsume' Is the Only Reality I Need

Virtual reality version of 'Neko Atsume' will come to PSVR next year.
Leif Johnson
9.19.17
today in memes

These Russian Cat Memes Are a Dose of Good Internet

слава богу, в пятницу
Rachel Pick
9.15.17
hurricane harvey

'Rescuing Pets Is Rescuing People,' Says Animal Rescue Worker in Texas

Animal shelters across the state are being cleared out to make room for displaced family pets.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.31.17
Feline Fine

This Website Is Literally Just a Cat Purring Forever

Purrli is the white noise generator of cat lovers' dreams.
Samantha Cole
6.30.17
cool cats

Watch the History of Cat Domestication in Three Minutes

New research finds that cats were independently tamed in the Near East and Egypt
Becky Ferreira
6.19.17
HELP WANTED

I Asked a Scientist to Explain What the Hell My Cat Wants From Me

I just want to love him.
Jordan Pearson
4.24.17
study says

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Sorry, haters.
Jordan Pearson
3.26.17
Felis Fatus

This Script Helpfully Directs You to the Fattest Cat Up for Adoption

In San Francisco for now—but soon, the world. We hope.
Ben Sullivan
3.2.17
Australia

Cats Didn’t Exist In Australia Until Recently, But Now Cover 99.8 Percent of It

The cute-faced felines are some of the most efficient killers on Earth, and they’re imperiling Australia’s unique fauna.
Grennan Milliken
1.3.17
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