During crowded train rides and shows that require just half of my attention, I play games on my phone. Some condescendingly refer to this as “casual gaming,” but some mobile titles can be just as exciting as a chain reaction of explosions in a big-budget console game like Just Cause 3. Neko Atsume, a Japanese game…
I've spent my whole life living in a place where lots of cougars also live, so for my own safety I was raised to RESPECT THE COUGAR. Cougars are not "cute." Cougars are not giant kitties. Cougars are majestic, dangerous beasts that are probably sitting in a tree above you right now waiting to drop down and fasten…
Harry Whittier Frees may have been the first to take pictures of kitties doing human-like things, like riding a train or shooting a cannon. These photos were taken a century ago, back when photography required much more patience than it does today. Frees said he was initially inspired to take these photos when a party…
In case you're having a hard time drifting off to sleep tonight, maybe take some inspiration from this baby chick? Just find something really, really, incredibly dangerous that has caused the deaths of many of your relatives—something like a pile of knives, or an industrial deep-fryer, or a war—and then just LAY YOUR…
Everyone knows that cats are fickle beasts. They love whoever feeds them, but even if you shower them with love and affection, they'll eat you when you die. As a certified member of Team Cat, one of the biggest reasons I love cats is because they don't give a shit. You can train a dog to do all sorts of humiliating…
This is Fuck You Week, Jezebel's first annual week of desperate emotional cleansing and unhinged psychic purging.
Marcelle writes: "Here's my two kitties, Zed and Nesbo, giving each other some love while alternately licking and biting."
Kathy writes: "Here's my cat, Juju, who likes to help me study Italian. She's a total diva, so being featured on Jezebel would make her life. Here's a picture of her holding the book open so that I can make flashcards… and here she is, tired from her exertions." Images via email. Horizontal only, please!
Spoiler alert: it's just a tiny kitty laying there moving its paws.
While it makes perfect biological sense for a cat's tongue to look the way it does, we're still having second thoughts about letting kitties kiss our faces… Check out how monstrous-looking their tongues are in this gallery of close-ups!
[The commenter known as TragicSpinsterNYC writes: "I took this photo of my cat, "Miss Stove Top Stuffin'" last week. Feel free to use it!" Thanks so much! Image via email.]
Or is it catty-cake?!?!?
[Image via Margaret Hartmann; explanation of sorts after the jump]
Earlier this month in New York, the American Kennel Club held its annual Meet The Breeds event. There were 160 breeds of dog and 41 breeds of cat. What were the kitties thinking? Let's find out!
Last week's viral-video hit, OMG Cat, featured a surprised-looking cat with its mouth agape in an aghast "OMG" expression. But according to an expert, behind most funny-cat videos is a shocking truth: The kitty is in pain. [The Awl]