Cat Found In Basement With 5lbs Of Matted Fur

When a maintenance worker went into a client’s basement, he had no idea he’d discover more than a utility problem. Living on the cold, damp concrete, there was a cat that was so matted and filthy, he barely resembled a feline at all. With long, tangled fur covered in dust, dirt, and debris, the poor kitty could barely walk and must have been in excruciating pain. The home belonged to an elderly man whose mental health was failing. But the Persian’s … Read more

Elusive Wild Lynx Struts Past A Crowd Of Skiers At A Colorado Resort

Skiers and snowboarders at Durango, Colorado’s Purgatory Resort got a rare, unexpected treat last week when an elusive Canadian lynx emerged from the trees and casually strolled past the crowd. Although the high elevation, deep snow and heavy tree cover make for the perfect habitat for the species, they tend to avoid human contact – especially dozens of humans in broad daylight! One of the many stunned resort patrons to witness the big cat was Airron Hix, who posted the … Read more

Cat’s Extraordinary Markings Reveal That She’s Actually Two Cats In One!

Yana the cat is very special. She has incredibly rare markings that perfectly bisect her face into a black half and an orange half. The reason for Yana’s unique appearance is that she is essentially her own twin. She is what’s known as a chimera cat, meaning she is the result of 2 fertilized eggs that fused together to make one super cool kitty! Yana displays the physical characteristics of both separate embryos. A photo posted by Elizabeth (@yanatwofacecat) on … Read more

Man Scales 110-Foot Tree To Rescue Cat Trapped For 3 Days

Several adjectives come to mind when we think of cats – regal, mischievous, persnickety, etc. Professional arborist, Tyler Roth can think of another word to describe the kitty he met 100-feet off the ground in the branches of a Douglas fir tree – STUBBORN! Fievel had been trapped in the Hood River, Oregon tree for over 72-hours when his owner contacted Roth for help.   Animal lover and all-around good guy that he is, Roth grabbed his climbing gear, strapped … Read more

Woman Pays Adoption Fees For Adult Cats In Rescue To Honor The Beloved Cat She Lost

Losing a pet is one of the hardest things that we animal lovers will ever have to face. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, and we all do it differently. One woman in mourning decided that the best way to honor the memory of her beloved cat, Saffron, was to cover the adoption fees of all the adult cats at a local rescue. Her hope is that they all find loving homes in time for Christmas. “Angels walk among … Read more

Kitten Survives After Accidentally Being Shrink-Wrapped & Shipped Over 500 Miles

After going through quite an ordeal, it’s a miracle that a gorgeous gray kitten – with bright blue eyes – is alive. The 8-week-old kitten, who has been named Joey, found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Presumably a stray, the kitty somehow managed to get into a package warehouse and got wrapped up with one of the boxes.   “Probably he was in the warehouse, [the machine] scared him, he ran up the [packaging] and the machine … Read more

Police Finally Capture Fugitive, Thanks To The Help Of A Black Cat

We cat-lovers know that black cats are lucky. But if you asked the fugitive in this story, he may not agree… When police in Pennsylvania caught up with 23-year-old Jonathan Michael Steffy, who had a warrant out for his arrest, he ran and hid. Police thought they’d lost track of him, until they noticed a black cat staring “intently” at a nearby shed. The officers opened the shed and found it empty. But when they looked back at the black cat for guidance, they … Read more

Watch This Cat Effortlessly Scale A Rock Wall

If you’ve ever been rock climbing, you know how challenging it can be. And if you’re afraid of heights? Forget about it! Those tiny hand and footholds are not easy to scale… …that is, unless you’re a cat! It’s common knowledge that cats like to climb and perch, but this athletic feline takes it to a whole new level. While we’re not sure why there’s a kitty at the rock gym, we do know he can scale that high, steep … Read more

Fishing Trip Gives Father & Son Unexpected Surprise Of The Wild Feline Kind

When Kevin Alexander and his 11-year-old son Blake went fishing on Shasta Lake in California last weekend, they probably expected to see some birds, maybe a water snake, and of course, fish. But when they spotted two mountain lions swimming right by their boat, they couldn’t believe their eyes! “We see two things in the water that we had never seen before, so we stopped, turned around for a quick second, and next thing you know we see two large … Read more

Stray Cat Finds An ER Doctor To Save His Life—And Give Him A Home

Emergency room doctors are used to thinking quickly in a crisis, and Doctor Halil Akyürek put these skills to use when he rescued a stray cat! Last week, a man was leaving the Özel Akgün Tem Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, through a revolving door. He didn’t realize that a white cat had begun to enter the door from the outside at the same time. As the glass swiveled, the unsuspecting stray got stuck between the glass door and the door jamb! (We have … Read more