Cat Watch 2014

by Greg Mayer The BBC has been running a new series Cat Watch 2014, which started on October 7. There are three episodes, all of which have had their first run, but there are still re-broadcasts and the full episodes are available online in the UK. They are not, unfortunately, available in the US, so […]

Caturday felids: Mr. Peebles, world’s smallest cat, and Leo, the longest cat

Here, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records, is Mr. Peebles, a hefty six-inch, 2.8 pounder who lives at a vet clinic in Illinois (I’m going to see him). His is a heartwarming story — a wormy runt saved by a good Samaritan. The longest cat in the world is also in Illinois: the […]

Caturday felid: kitten versus fan

More gato a máquina fun as felids encounter technology:

Wednesday relief cat

In view of all the heat emanating from the debate about religious accommodationism, including the new statements on Panda’s Thumb that P. Z. Myers, I, and now Richard Hoppe are making the lot of young earth creationists much easier by telling the truth about the number of atheistic scientists, I think it’s time for a […]

Caturday felid

Molly the cat versus a printer.  This cat needs some Valium . . . . .

Caturday Felid–Wake UP!

Anyone who’s ever owned a cat will recognize the sad truth of this cartoon. “Simon’s Cats” come from director Simon Tofield, and two other short films can be seen here. And. . . . a REAL “Simon’s cat”:

Caturday felid

Presenting Verismo Leonetti Reserve Red, the Guinness World Record holder for “longest cat.”   This behemoth Maine Coon cat is 48 inches long from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail, and weighs 35 pounds. He is NOT fat!  Leo lives in the suburbs of Chicago, and I’ve not yet seen him, […]

Caturday felids: two for one!

We’ll start off today with a video of Ugly Bat Boy (aka “Uggs”), a cat resident in a veterinary hospital in New Hampshire.  He is obviously a genetic mutant, since there was another kitten in the litter having the same bizarre appearance. I think he’s cute! (Also see the article and video about Uggs here.) […]