working cats

Resident church cat’s death resulted in a plague of pigeons

There was a time, when Tom, the church cat at St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, UK, kept away pesty pigeons. Tom…

2 months ago

How a nursing home cat had the unusual ability of predicting death within the next hours

You may remember Oscar. He is quite famous (actually very famous). He's a fluffy, grey-and-white brindled cat who was adopted…

2 months ago

Should California learn the lesson of the London plague of 1665?

Dr Christina Lin, writes of a massive homeless crisis and infectious disease threat in California in The Times of Israel…

4 months ago

In Indonesia domestic cats are snake catchers

Harking back to the very beginnings of the domestic cat around 9,500 years ago when wild cats were domesticated because…

5 months ago

Library cat looking for retirement home at 13

Honestly, it was not an easy decision to make to consider re-homing Porter, but he has been of great service…

6 months ago

Remembering Pfc Hammer, a tabby cat who improved the lives of soldiers in the Iraq war

Pfc (Private first class) Hammer was a tabby kitten born at the US military's base for the 1st Battalion, 8th…

7 months ago

Professor Doerak, the University of Groningen’s campus cat

Today we are visiting the Netherlands and I am pleased to do so as it is rare that I write…

8 months ago

Beloved furniture store cat dies at 29-years-of-age

"We will miss you joining us at our meetings. We will miss you cuddling up to us. We will miss…

9 months ago

Police department resident cat Sarge Butters is removed and the community doesn’t like it

"Unfortunately someone said “Hey, here’s a ray of sunshine, let’s secretly take it away because we don’t need it anymore”…

10 months ago

Lexington County Coroner fights to keep her cat, Morticia, at the workplace

South Carolina: Morticia is the sweet, female, dilute calico cat that you will find at the workplace of the Lexington…

10 months ago