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Do You Have What It Takes to Be the Tour Assistant For a Traveling Cat Circus?

I know it’s Friday and that you’re probably too excited about the weekend to do something as mentally exhausting as re-thinking what remains of your life path, but I have a few questions to ask. 1. Do you like cats? Yes? OK. 2. Do you like having fun? Great. 3. Do you want a new job? If you’re unsure about that one,… » 8/28/15 3:30pm Friday 3:30pm

Australia to Imprison the Country's Most Dangerous Predators: Cats

Australia, known for dangerous animals such as the inland taipan (the world’s most venomous snake) and drop bears (real) is facing an animal crisis that’s been building for the past 200 years. What, you may ask, is more frightening than the box jellyfish or the common—common—death adder? It’s your average everyday… » 7/29/15 12:30pm 7/29/15 12:30pm

New Product Makes Your Cat's Butthole Look Amazing

Does your cat love shoving its disgusting butthole in your face every morning? Does it embarrass you when guests come over and your familiar coyly lifts up its tail to show exactly what it’s hiding under there? If you answered yes to either of these questions (or have a scenario of your own), you need Twinkle Tush, a… » 7/15/15 2:30pm 7/15/15 2:30pm

Jezebel Endorses Limberbutt McCubbins, Cat, for President

It’s still extremely early in the presidential elections, with most candidates having not yet formally declared themselves and most media outlets far from making their endorsements. We’re not most media outlets. Today, Jezebel is formally throwing our support behind Limberbutt McCubbins of Louisville, Kentucky. » 7/09/15 5:10pm 7/09/15 5:10pm

Office With 'Cat Library' Lets Employees Check Out Kittens on Breaks 

A government center in New Mexico offers an employee perk that is way better than a startup company’s snack wall or foosball table. At the Dona Ana County Office, there’s a kitten library set up in the lobby. When employees find themselves in need of some pet therapy, they can “check out” a kitten to hang out and play… » 6/12/15 6:50pm 6/12/15 6:50pm

Your Cat Won't Make You Crazy: Keep Side-Eyeing Your Science Headlines

In the past few days, a wave of articles, Facebook posts, and tweets seemingly struck a major blow for #teamdog: dramatic headlines informed us that a recent study found that cat ownership causes people to go crazy. Most of the articles later clarify that the study, which looked specifically at schizophrenia (not… » 6/12/15 3:50pm 6/12/15 3:50pm

Stupid Shit I've Bought for My Cat in an Attempt to Make Her Love Me

In early 2007, during a fit of extreme emotional vulnerability, I walked into an animal shelter on Chicago’s near North side. Two hours later, I was driving home with a very angry cat with only one fang and a stump where her tail should be in a carrying case on the passenger seat, my hands clenched on the wheel in a… » 6/08/15 4:20pm 6/08/15 4:20pm

Woman Goes Blind in One Eye After Cat Licks Her

An Ohio woman woke up one day with the sight in her left eye completely gone. For about a month, doctors were unable to diagnose Janese Walters’ sudden vision problem. It wasn’t until she mentioned she had a cat that they figured out what was wrong. Walters had acquired a bacterial infection called cat-scratch… » 5/31/15 6:05pm 5/31/15 6:05pm