working cats

Equal rights for this hospital cat

Elwood has been hanging around an Epworth healthcare center (hospital?) in Richmond, Australia. They don't know where Elwood came from.…

2 months ago

“Churchwarden” black cat has served the church and congregation diligently for 18 years

CAT NEW AND VIEWS: A devout and elderly black cat has welcomed visitors and attended services at St Mary's Church…

2 months ago

University of Verona allows employees to bring their pets to work after lockdown

I don't have the full story of this because of various reasons but it caught my eye as something that…

3 months ago

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…

6 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…

6 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…

7 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…

9 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…

10 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…

11 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…

12 months ago