Today is National Cat Day, and the question on literally everyone’s mind is, “Am I a cat lady?” Well, rack your brain no longer, because we have created a quiz that will help you answer that question once and for all.
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…
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…
Tyra Banks weighed in on The Future and it’s all coming up a la carte plastic surgery.
Brush the cat hair off your most celebratory cardigan and slice yourself some night cheese, because being a cat lady is now très chic. Or at least it's a sign of independence and joie de vivre, rather than sad resignation to a life alone. Progress!
Snowflakes: you are all singular, special individuals, but you, collectively, fall into some pretty predictable data patterns when it comes to political affiliation.
Kate Benjamin has one of the best jobs in the world. What is it, you ask? Well, she just writes about and make things for cats all day. Her eleven cats.
Like most fundamentalist lobby groups intent on forcing their old-timey views upon a population of people who are minding their own business, the Australian Christian Lobby is the worst. When they're not attempting to silence ad campaigns meant to educate the public about HIV prevention, they're eroding the rights of…
Taylorsville, Kentucky contains 1,800 residents, a small population of very nervous mice, and an overpopulation of stray cats convening in every possible nook and cranny. According to the town's CAT CROSSING sign, the cats also wear shoes.
Breaking down the whole women love cats while men prefer dogs stereotype is a new study, which found that women are often closer to their canine companions than men. Should we be surprised?
We'd pretty much watch Julie Klausner read the phone book, so when she's communicating with felines as a Cat Whisperer, it kind of doesn't get any better:
Martin Howard has written a paean to "eccentrics" — the lobster-walking, mole-eating, own-buttcheek-caressing weirdos who, he argues, make the world a better place. Which made us think of our favorite eccentrics — and what eccentricity is in the first place.
Lately, cat ladies have been in the news, prompting legislation, a documentary, and a new inquiry from Slate's "Explainer": "What's the deal with cat ladies?" And why are they always, well, ladies?
We're extremely sad to report that a player of one of our favorite sports (baseball) who was once a prospect for our favorite team (the NY Mets) and appeared on one of our least-favorite shows (Sex and the City) has been arrested on charges that he beat his girlfriend's cat to death. Gawker kind of sums up our…