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Lucky Cat Escapes Close Call With Two Pit Bulls

Source: NY Post
In a shocking event that vividly illustrates the unpredictable nature of animal behavior, a quiet neighborhood in Florida became the backdrop for a dramatic confrontation. Two determined dogs, in their relentless pursuit of a cat, caused a staggering $3,000 worth of damage to a car. The Honda, owned by Christie Barr, was attacked (yes, the vehicle was attacked!) because it harbored a terrified feline hidden within its engine compartment. The pair of pitbulls, displaying a surprising level of persistence and strength, managed to tear off the car’s front tire, damage the bumper, fenders, and leave deep teeth marks on its frame—all in an attempt to reach the elusive (and lucky) cat.

Devon Rex: Personality, Origin and Health Conditions

Devon Rex Breed Highlights
Ever dreamed of sharing your couch with a captivating, almost mythical creature? Enter the Devon Rex, a feline marvel that’s all set to sprinkle some fairy dust into your life! With ears that could rival a bat’s radar and curls to make even the most seasoned hairstylist envious, these charming critters are nothing short of a living, purring fantasy novel.


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How Cats Alleviate Loneliness

The global pandemic has brought loneliness into sharp focus, shedding light on a long-standing struggle for many. Lockdowns and social distancing have unveiled the emotional toll, underscoring the importance of companionship. In these isolated times, pets, particularly cats, have emerged as silent champions, providing much-needed solace and companionship.


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A Paws for Wellness: The CancerCare PAW Program and the Support It Offers to Those Fighting Cancer

In the grueling fight against cancer, patients often seek comfort in the steadfast company of their pets. The joyous wag of a dog’s tail or the gentle nuzzle of a cat can speak volumes in silent, understanding support. This unbreakable bond has not gone unnoticed by CancerCare, which has embarked on helping patients who are also the proud caregivers to their beloved animal companions. The Pet Assistance and Wellness Program (PAW) by CancerCare honors the role pets play in the lives of the patients by providing a much-needed support cushion during their treatment.

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New Study Suggests Cats and Dogs Experience Feelings Like Humans

A new scientific paper published in October by scientists at Harvard and Texas State University suggests that mammals, like cats and dogs, can experience pleasant or unpleasant feelings associated with the mental representation of an experience or object - this is known as "hedonic valence." Hedonic valence is a psychological term commonly used for the human experience of how a person interprets feelings - either positive or negative.

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Largo di Torre Argentina: Where History Meets Cat Sanctuary

Nestled amidst the timeless beauty of Rome lies a treasure trove that marries history with the heartwarming presence of ‘gatti,’ or cats in Italian. The Area Sacra in Largo di Torre Argentina, an archaeological gem, has recently flung open its gates to human visitors after being shrouded in mystery for almost a century. What makes this site truly unique? It’s not just the ancient ruins that attract visitors from around the world, but the thriving community of feral cats that has called this place home for the last 100 years.