Willie Ortiz felt a tug in his heart back in 1995, when he witnessed the suffering of feral and stray cats in his Connecticut region. “I saw the cats that were abused, neglected and hungry all the time,” says Willie, now 79 and a resident of East Hartford. “I prayed, hoping for a way to
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An orange tabby who was rescued from a fire, amazed everyone with his incredible will to live. Rob Maguire @dobbythefirecat A stray kitten was found by firefighters after a garage fire in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada last year. The 5-week-old kitten was rushed to the Walden Animal Hospital where they discovered third-degree burns on his paws
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Spring is just around the corner! If you’re looking for a way to celebrate our feline friends this month, here are some fun March 2020 cat events.  Check out the latest and best cat videos at VideoCatFest. All Year: CatVideoFest CatVideoFest2020 is coming to a theater near you. Get your claws in this compilation reel
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Looking for a new cat book to read? Here are four awesome cat books you have to read next. The Time for Murder is Meow In this fun first installment of the Purr N’ Bark Pet Shop Mystery series by T.C. LoTempio, we meet Crishell “Shell” McMillan, an actress whose TV series has just been
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I’ve smelled catnip. But I didn’t roll around on the floor with my legs straight up, rub my head against the nearest wall or yowl with excitement. So why do the majority of cats respond famously to catnip? It’s actually in their feline genetics, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Amy Pike of the Animal Behavior
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I love searching the Internet for fun DIY projects — especially ones that include my cats. I found these fun feather teaser toys and knew I had to give them a try! What you’ll need Scissors Felt Iron Jingle bell Satin cord Jewelry jump ring Instructions Cut out one large and one small feather shape
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Kim Freeman, a former advertising copywriter, had already traded in her pen for a new life as a cat finder when she came across her future partner — and her life was about to change again. Kim had been successfully applying FBI techniques for finding missing persons to cats when in late 2013 she happened
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A stray kitten sauntered up to a family’s home and started meowing for attention. Chatons Orphelins Montréal A 2-month old kitten showed up outside a family’s home. She was all alone and meowing loudly nonstop. The homeowner came outside when she heard the kitten. As soon as she opened the door, the little stray made
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Catster reached out to pet parents across the country to ask them what treats their cats like best. Some of the answers may surprise you. Samantha Martin, a renowned animal trainer who travels the United States in a van full of rescued cats known as the Amazing Acro-Cats, keeps her feline troupe hydrated and happy
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Move over Mickey and Minnie, The Kitty Beautiful Cat Café has come to town. The café, owned by Heather and David Strauss, held its grand opening in November and is the purrfect place for drinks — coffee, espresso, teas, beer, wine, crafted sodas, cold-pressed juices — or just some yummy snacks. The menu was created
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