Woman Attacked by Raccoon She Thought Was Her Cat

When I was a kid, we had two cats who came and went as they pleased via a cat door in our basement. Their names were Georgie and Gracie, which isn't really relevant to the story—I'm just mentioning it because RIP, MY SWEET LADIES—and we were confused because they seemed to be not only eating massive amounts of food,… » 8/26/14 9:50am Yesterday 9:50am

Man Kills Family Cat With Aggressive Masturbation

Before you read any further, you must know that the cat dies at the end of this post. And it doesn't die due to old age. It dies, unfortunately, because some dude on Reddit masturbated so much that his cat had to be put down. What's the connection, you ask? Well, it's more clear when you realize the redditors username… » 8/08/14 6:50pm 8/08/14 6:50pm

CAT DIALS 911 Is the Ultimate Summer News Story

Forget a slow news day—summer is the slow news season. Politicians, celebs and bigwigs aren't doing anything but chilling at their second and third homes. Coverage thins to two categories: sudden catastrophes (plane crash, plane crash, plane crash) and "hell, just go with it." Here is the ultimate example of the… » 7/24/14 1:00pm 7/24/14 1:00pm

It's Not Easy Building Apps for Cats (Because Cats Are Picky Jerks)

Apps for cats make sense in theory—they'll chase a laser pointer, so why not a digital critter racing around a touchscreen? But as anyone who's cycled through several brands of pet food will attest, cats are picky little cretins. Designing for them isn't as easy as slapping a mouse on a background and watching the… » 7/21/14 12:00pm 7/21/14 12:00pm