Cats

School is stressful. Finding just the right clothes, attracting just the right people, taking all the right classes — the list is endless. Our pets may not feel precisely the same back-to-school pressure, but there are times they can definitely relate. The upside to being a pet, though, is that you pretty much look cute
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These kitties are rolling in kibble. A Bronx, New York, widow recently died and left $300,000 to her two cats, Troy and Tiger, reports the New York Post. The late Ellen Frey-Wouters wrote in her will that the large sum should be used to care for the kitties and keep them from ever ending up
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When you’re a pet owner, keeping your dog or cat healthy and safe is paramount. Our animals love us and shower us with affection; educating ourselves about potential dangers inside the home (and outside in the yard) is a necessary part of being a responsible pet parent. In the latest PEOPLE Pet Vet episode, Dr.
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How do you turn a dog frown upside down? For Flora, a 100-lb. malamute who had recently lost her best friend Dexter, a 20-year-old cat, the best medicine was a handful of kittens. The passing of this special cat left a void in Flora’s life. Although they came from different worlds (and different species), Flora
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That’s a lot of bones! During this year’s Clear the Shelters — an annual event presented by NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations during which shelters waive or reduce adoption fees — more than 60,000 dogs and cats found new homes. (At press time, the number was 68,908, as some organizations keep the event going for
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It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day! Renowned for their storied history throughout the ages, black cats have made and continue to make big breaks in “The Biz.” These kitties are some of the earliest felines to grace the big screen and represent some of the most recognizable whiskered faces on TV. While all black cats are
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It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day, an important moment to remember that these felines can bring a lot of good luck and love into your home. Due to centuries of superstitions and unfounded prejudice, black cats are often associated with bad omens, not the positive fluffy feelings that are usually associated with cute kitties. For years,
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Thursday is Black Cat Appreciation Day, which is aimed at correcting the centuries-long string of bad publicity that black cats have had to endure, as well as celebrating them for the fantastic felines they truly are. Here’s the thing, though: No one’s exactly sure why the poor dears are considered unlucky in so much of
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Maybe not so ridiculous: Cats must wear bells in Creskill, New Jersey, so birds are warned of their approach. By: B@rberousse We all know not to speed through stop signs or run red lights. We know not to steal things, trespass or drive around with our taillights out. The laws we follow day in and
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Trap-neuter-release helps keep the feral cat population in check. By: Beverly Goodwin The feral cats have been gathering in Sue’s backyard for meals for 10 years now. There’s a little room on the lower level of her raised ranch; it opens on to their feeding area, and it’s where she keeps their food, plates and
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Don’t get picky about the pussycats that cross your path — one could end up saving your life. Luna the black feline went from house cat to hero on Tuesday, saving all eight members of the Chappell-Root family from a fierce house fire. According to Fox 46, who first reported the story, Luna was persistent
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Today I had to take my cat to the veterinarian. Now, this is traumatic in and of itself, because he hates it and he usually makes me pay for it later (cue Band-Aids). Today’s visit was made worse because he needed some shaving done to remove a couple of mats. Needless to say, this did
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Here are today’s top deals on pet products! This post contains affiliate links. 1. Bondpaw Dog Waste Bags Price Disclaimer If you have a dog, you’ve got poop. These bags by Bondpaw are thick and large and even allow enough room at the top to tie them. Bonus: Redeem the special promotion code for an
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Only 17 days to go! We’ve already told you to get pumped for this year’s Clear the Shelters — an annual event spearheaded by NBC- and Telemundo-owned stations during which shelters nationwide reduce or waive adoption fees in order to get lots (and lots!) of pets adopted — but PEOPLE editorial director Jess Cagle and
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He may be overweight, but Mr. Handsome’s furry love handles didn’t get in the way of his finding a fur-ever home. On the contrary, those extra pounds of pussycat created a feline frenzy. Originally reported by WNCN North Carolina, the hefty kitty was dumped at the Chatham County Animal Shelter by previous owners, possibly because
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