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…
Some cats are bush dwellers. Other cats are tree dwellers. This cat wants to be a tree dweller, but is clearly a poseur whose insatiable self-consciousness has ruined Christmas. Way to go, cat. Every time a Christmas tree gets knocked over, one of Santa's elves shoots itself.
As part of the Paris Review's new "Out of Print" series, Sadie Stein writes fondly about her "obsession" with a 1959 book by the poet Stevie Smith, Cats in Colour, which was essentially a mid-century printed version of the internet's sophisticated form of pseudo-religious cat worship. That Smith authored the text…
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap: a horrifying cornucopia of full-frontal nudity, Elisabeth Hasselback, and sad cats.
The "Fur Play" shoot in Paris Vogue's November issue is feline-themed! Let's ignore the animaux morts/fur-pushing and Raquel Zimmermann's "tribal" makeup and focus on: KITTY!!! After the jump, we're in ur magazeen, puttin werds on ur moddles.
Since the September issue is such a big deal, I decided to revisit our old friend LOLVogue. After the jump: We're in ur magazeen, puttin werds on ur moddles.
We can't tell if the cat in the video at left really wants to hold his owner's hand, or is just preventing her from posting a comment she'd regret later. [Buzzfeed]
In the video at left, a man demonstrates that the best way to make yourself irresistible to a cat is to behave like one, i.e. be completely indifferent to even her most desperate pleas for attention. Sounds about right. [Buzzfeed]
For Valentine's Day, Salon is focusing on the love between humans and their pets, romances in which the perfect gift is dispensed from a bag of "Friskies" and chocolates are an absolute no.
For those of us who spend countless hours clicking around the internet, the language of websites, comment sections, and silly internet jokes comes quite naturally. But what of the souls who don't speak fluent Interweb?
Veterinary Pet Insurance compiled a list of the most popular names for dogs and cats in 2008 from its database of 466,000 pets and found the most unusual names while they were at it.