News Stories

Articles about cats or issues concerning cats that have made headline news over the years

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  • Accidental Purr-ist
    A British cat that stowed away on a ferry bound for Spain was returned 700 miles to its distraught owners via the information registered to the microchip in its shoulder ...
    January 2010

  • Cat Lady Wins Tax Battle
    A woman who does volunteer rescue of feral cats in California wins her court case against the Internal Revenue Service...
    June 2011

  • Belgium Considers Mass Neutering and Spaying
    The small European country of Belgium is the first country to consider mass neutering of all cats to control the problem of feline over-population...
    September 2010

  • Canada's Prime Minister Holds Name The Cat Contest
    Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper and his family have adopted a grey tabby kitten. Part of the feline's welcome to the family includes the opportunity to vote on the kitty's new name on the PM's facebook page.
    June 2011

  • Cat From Lisukov Street
    A statue of a popular Russian cartoon cat is losing its tail and whiskers to over-zealous fans...
    January 2012

  • Cat In Cockpit Delays Airplane
    When a 10 year old cat escaped from its carrier in the plane's cabin, the ensuing chase ended up having the flight postponed for four hours....

  • Cat In Cockpit Delays Airplane
    When a 10 year old cat escaped from its carrier in the plane's cabin, the ensuing chase ended up having the flight postponed for four hours....
    February 2012

  • Cats That Glow In The Dark Help In FIV/Aids Research
    Cats that glow green in the dark are helping in the fight against both feline and human Aids...
    September 2011

  • Cats Victims of Beijing Olympics?
    As the city of Beijing, China prepares to host the 2008 Olympic Games, the world questions the way the city`s cats are being treated in preparation for the competition.
    March 2008

  • Could Cat Hair Help With The Louisiana Oil Leak?
    Collecting your cat's hair could help save the wildlife endangered by the oil spurting underwater following the oil rig disaster off the coast of Louisiana ...
    June 2010

  • First Cat Video Award Winner
    The first-ever cat video awards were held in Los Angeles with thousands of proud cat owners competing for the coveted grand prize of $15,000. And the winner is...
    November 2012

  • Indicted Over Pet Food Contamination
    The US Food and Drug Administration announces indictments over last summers wide recall of contaminated pet foods...
    February 2008

  • Jack Is Back!
    Lost in an airline terminal for 2 months, this kitty is a survivor...
    November 2011

  • Pet Food Recall September 2008
    Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of products manufactured at its Everson, Pennsylvania facility. The pet food is being voluntarily recalled because of potential contamination with Salmonella...
    September 2008

  • Ziggy`s Journey
    Ziggy, the cat, survives 17 days without food on a 2,300 mile journey from Israel to Britain!
    January 2007

 


 

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