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  • Alternate best dog and cat print ads

    Alternate best dog and cat print ads

    Here are some alternate ads to the ones featured on the previous page: Nutripro (diet dog food) This ad was created by Prolam Y&R in ChileThe caption reads: “Life’s hard when you’re a fat dog.” Pedigree (light dog food) This ad was created by TBWA in Paris, FranceThe caption reads: “Perhaps it’s time to turn […]

  • The best dog and cat print ads

    The best dog and cat print ads

    We all remember print advertisements — you know, those things that were once done in small books that were made out of paper? Every year, a lot of companies put a ton of money into 30-second television spots during the Super Bowl, but how do you convey an idea and get people to do something […]

  • The richest dogs and cats in the world

    The richest dogs and cats in the world

    From Oprah to Betty White, here are six women who have left, or will leave, a fortune to their pets when they pass on; see which pooch or feline inhertis the biggest amount.

  • Five cat videos for Friday, March 23, 2012

    Five cat videos for Friday, March 23, 2012

    It’s Friday at CatTime.com, and that can only mean one thing: Five cat videos. Each week we sift through the best YouTube videos starring furry felines engaged in a variety of activities. Today we have a Bengal cat “talking” to her kittens, a cat playing with a younger German Shepherd, a kitten reluctant to take […]

  • Using dogs and cats in medical experiments must stop

    Using dogs and cats in medical experiments must stop

    It’s hard to believe, but invasive medical experiments are still performed on dogs and cats in this country in the name of research. If you’re not convinced that the use of non-human animals for experimentation is unnecessary — and more importantly, ineffective — click this post: Animal Testing Is Ineffective. And if you’re not convinced […]

  • Cat spends a week in tree

    Cat spends a week in tree

    A cat in Illinois spent an entire week 30 feet off the ground in the branches of a tree. The feral Calico cat, named Becca, went without food and water during her stay, and wailed the entire time. The tree was located in front of a townhouse in North Riverside, a village west of Chicago. […]

  • Keep pets safe from household hazards

    Keep pets safe from household hazards

    Last week was the 50th anniversary of Poison Prevention Week, but pets are more susceptible to ingesting toxic substances than humans are. According to Poisonprevention.org, more than 90 percent of all poisonings occur within the home. In 2011, more than 165,000 phone calls were fielded by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center regarding pets exposed […]

  • Big cats at zoo eat well after power outage

    Big cats at zoo eat well after power outage

    Two Bengal tigers, a leopard, and a lion at a Massachusetts zoo dined on prime cuts of meat last Friday night after the power went out. A transformer fire caused around 21,000 people in Boston to lose power last Tuesday, including a restaurant called the Capital Grille. With no refrigeration, the franchise decided to donate […]

  • California shelter pets safe from euthanasia…for now

    California shelter pets safe from euthanasia…for now

    A California law that protects shelter pets is safe – for now. Last week, the California Assembly Budget Subcommittee voted against Governor Brown’s proposal to repeal SB 1785, or the Hayden Law. The vote was unanimous. The Hayden Law, passed in 1998, is a mandate that, among other things, requires shelters to hold stray animals […]

  • More than 700 cats rescued from squalid sanctuary

    More than 700 cats rescued from squalid sanctuary

    Hundreds of cats are seeking a home after they were liberated from the poorly run Caboodle Ranch cat sanctuary in northern Florida. According to the ASPCA, almost 700 cats were taken from the premises — the largest number of felines organization has ever seized during the course of an animal cruelty investigation. Following an investigation […]

  • CatTime video of the week: King of the bench

    CatTime video of the week: King of the bench

    A Bengal cat takes on a small Pomeranian-type dog in a battle for park bench supremacy:

  • Too many cooks in the kitchen

    Too many cooks in the kitchen

    A 2-year-old Bengal cat named Miles mixes it up with Mochi, an 8 month-old Shiba Inu puppy on the kitchen floor.

  • Kitten identity crisis

    Kitten identity crisis

    A cat plays fetch, pants, and wags her tail…a cat – not a dog.

  • Five cat videos for Friday, March 16, 2012

    Five cat videos for Friday, March 16, 2012

    CatTime.com presents its weekly offering of five cat-related YouTube videos. Each week, we scour the site for five videos to make cat lovers laugh, gape in amazement, sigh with a quivering lip, or even cry. Click on any of the links below: King of the bench: A Bengal cat battles a dog on a park […]

  • Conservation group opposes big cat legislation

    Conservation group opposes big cat legislation

    A bill due to be introduced in the U.S. Senate that would restrict ownership of so-called big cats is under fire by a prominent feline conservation group. If it becomes law, HR 4122 would make it illegal to own, possess, or breed a big cat such as a cheetah, jaguar, leopard, lion, puma, snow leopard, […]

  • Cat is undefeated at video game

    Cat is undefeated at video game

    It’s one thing to get schooled by a younger sibling in a video game, but how about by an animal – specifically, a cat? That’s what human gamers are experiencing, as the aptly titled You vs. Cat made its debut at the South-by-Southwest (SXSW) Conference in Austin, TX. The video game, made by Friskies, runs […]

  • A California city fights puppy mills

    A California city fights puppy mills

    Laguna Beach, CA, is a picturesque seaside town perhaps best known for the early 2000’s MTV reality show of the same name. But after a city council meeting last week, the town is in the news for its progressive animal advocacy efforts. On March 6th, the Laguna Beach City Council voted unanimously to outlaw the […]

  • Hero for the animals of Fukushima

    Hero for the animals of Fukushima

    A year after a devastating tsunami ravaged parts of Japan, the town of Tomioka is still under mandatory evacuation. It’s just 10 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plant, well inside the “exclusion zone.” But one man, Naoto Matsumura, refuses to leave. And for one reason: to care for the abandoned animals who have no way […]

  • Cat meets dog

    Cat meets dog

    Video: A cat is minding his own business, when out of nowhere, a yapping ball of energy enters the room. "Hi! I'm the new member of the family!" the Shiba Inu puppy says.

  • Cat on trampoline

    Cat on trampoline

    A cat gets a workout by bouncing on a trampoline.