Dirt the Railway Cat

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Dirt the Railway Cat is the mascot of the East Ely, Nevada Northern Railway Museum which houses original trains from the early 1900’s.   Dirt, from his name, is a dirty cat, seemingly covered in coal from the trains in the museum. He is actually a ginger and white cat, but his fur has turned […]

Pikachu the Cat’s Ashes to Orbit Earth in Fitting Memorial

Pikachu Memorial in Space

After Pikachu an orange tabby passed away from feline diabetes, his owner vowed to memorialize him in the best way possible by sending his ashes into space. So Pikachu the cat’s ashes will orbit earth in a most fitting memorial.  Steve Munt from Oregon says that Pikachu was a typical cat in that he was […]

Therapy Cats

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Cat lovers have known for a long time that their feline companions offer love and affection and are often able to heal depression and other illnesses. This is becoming more and more well known as therapy cats are enlisted to help children and adults overcome difficulties. Therapy cats regularly visit retirement homes, hospices and other […]

Happy Birthday CC the First Cloned Cat!

CC or Copy Cat was the first cat to be cloned 18 years ago. Born on December 22, 2001, CC, a brown and white tabby, has defied the usual science that predicts that clones die young. CC was cloned at Texas A&M University, and was adopted shortly thereafter by Shirley Kraemer. CC’s surrogate mother was […]

Purrfectly Fascinating Cat Facts

Just for fun here are some interesting and purrfectly fascinating cat facts that you may not have been aware of about your kitty. Enjoy!   Cats are crepuscular, not nocturnal. Cats are most active at dawn and dusk, thus they are crepuscular, not nocturnal. This is their hunting time, and a great time to play […]

Cat Owners Can Read their Cat(s) Facial Expressions

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A recent study states what cat owners have known all along, and that is that cats make faces. If you have lived with a cat for any amount of time, you will have seen several basic facial expressions such as happiness, attack mode and even anger. Of course cats make faces because they are emotional […]

12 Christmas Movies Featuring Cats

12 Christmas Movies Featuring Cats

As the holidays approach, why not get your cat themed holiday movies organized? Here’s a list of 12 Christmas movies featuring cats organized by year produced.   Black Christmas (1974) or also known as Silent Night Evil Night A group of sorority sisters is stalked by a killer while on Christmas break. The house mother, […]

Oreo the Cat Comforts Nursing Home Residents

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Oreo is a black and white cat who wandered into St. Augustine Health Ministries in Cleveland, Ohio in 2017. Over the years she has proven to be the best volunteer St. Augustine’s has had.  Both residents and employees love her. She is especially comforting to those who had pets and had to give them up. […]