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  • 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.

  • Shiba Inu won’t play with Bengal

    Shiba Inu won’t play with Bengal

    No matter how hard Bengal cat Latham tries, Kraven the Shiba Inu won’t play with him.

  • CatTime video of the week: World’s most patient cat

    CatTime video of the week: World’s most patient cat

    A Rottweiler puppy insists on playing with an older cat.

  • Five cat videos for Friday, March 9, 2012

    Five cat videos for Friday, March 9, 2012

    Friday is here, and it’s time CatTime.com’s weekly installment of five cat videos from YouTube. Each week, we search the video channel for content that is entertaining and moving, and all centered on cats. This week we have four videos that involve dogs, and one that involves a feline and a trampoline. Cat meets dog […]

  • Top 15 new pet products for 2012

    Top 15 new pet products for 2012

    Global Pet Expo 2012 may be over, but the show is still on Pet Secret Shopper’s mind. Now that she’s had time to digest the experience, PSS has cobbled together a slideshow of her overall favorite 15 products – for dogs, cats, birds, and fish. AbsolutelyNew Treat Launcher: Load with small dog treats, such as […]

  • Is radio host against spay and neuter surgery too?

    Is radio host against spay and neuter surgery too?

    This article is not about Rush Limbaugh. Any resemblance to persons or animals, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Trixie was just your average Chihuahua going in for a routine spay. But in a move that stunned breeders and shelter administrators alike, radio host Brush Limppaw told listeners yesterday that Trixie was nothing more than […]

  • Global Pet Expo: Five more notable dog and cat products

    Global Pet Expo: Five more notable dog and cat products

    DogTime’s Pet Secret Shopper takes one last trip through the Global Pet Expo and picks five more products that caught her eye and are worth looking for at retail. The Amazing Goo: Mary Poppins says a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down. That’s fine for humans, but where cats are concerned it takes […]

  • Five cat videos for Friday, March 2, 2012

    Five cat videos for Friday, March 2, 2012

    It’s Friday, and you know what that means — time for our weekly dose of cat videos culled from YouTube. Today we have a cat descending a staircase, an amazing back-flip jumper, a Siamese sneak attack, a massage given to a dog, and a kitty and puppy at play. For these and other videos, please […]

  • Top 5 products at Global Pet Expo 2012

    Top 5 products at Global Pet Expo 2012

    With over 890 exhibitors spread out across 2,452 booths, the Global Pet Expo had no shortage of great products. We combed the show floor and picked the top five items that truly stood out. Bite Me! Petmate’s latest in their Dogzilla rubber chew-toy line, Bite Me! is infused with vanilla and protein so dogs never […]

  • Global Pet Expo 2012 Opens

    Global Pet Expo 2012 Opens

    The 2012 Global Pet Expo opened in Orlando, Fla., yesterday, with a record-breaking 2,452 booths supporting 890 exhibitors. GPE is the biggest pet-product convention event of the year, and it runs until Friday. Pet Secret Shopper goes undercover at the event to scope out the goods – the good, the bad, and the weird. Take […]

  • Cat runs for U.S. Senate

    Cat runs for U.S. Senate

    Talk about throw the bums out: With approval for U.S. Congress at an all-time low, people are looking for new blood to fill the hallways of the nation’s Capitol. Voters in Virginia have their own ideas, as a cat named Hank is running for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Sen. James Webb, […]

  • A 30-pound cat motivates others to give and slim down

    A 30-pound cat motivates others to give and slim down

    A 30-pound cat left at a shelter in Canada late last year is helping others — and not just fellow felines. The feline was left at the Fredericton SPCA in a box that was taped shut. The cat, named Tiny, has become something of an Internet sensation: he has more than 2,100 friends on his […]

  • California island declared cat free

    California island declared cat free

    It seemed easy enough: clear all cats from a 14,000-acre island once used as U.S. Navy weapons-testing facility. In the end, however, it took six agencies, 18 months, and cost $3 million to get all the felines off California’s San Nicolas Island. The island, located 60 miles of the coast of Los Angeles, is home […]

  • Wanna play?

    Wanna play?

    A 6-week-old kitten loves to play with its siblings, but the does an older cat named Bubba want in on the fun? Not so much.

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