The good folks over at Sad and Useless have compiled this gallery of some of the most ambitious homemade cardboard cat forts I've ever seen. Some have elaborate turrets, others have gun towers or tiny cardboard bird cages. If you've been stockpiling a massive collection of boxes from all of your pandemic mail ordering like I have, let this glorious example of cardboard architecture inspire you to build a DIY castle for the beloved ingrate in your life.
This bobcat (or lynx)'s lightning-fast reflexes saved it from receiving a deadly rattlesnake bite. Instead, the pit viper became a well-deserved snack for the feisty feline. I'm always surprised at how closely small wildcats' behavior is to that of my pet cats'. [Thanks, Lew!] READ THE REST
Says the human who cares for this super chill cat in Florida, "Just my cat being weird." [Video Link] READ THE REST
The physiology of how catnip gets cats high has mostly been a scientific mystery. But now, researchers from Japan's Iwate University have determined that catnip, and also silver vine, activate the opioid systems in the feline brain similarly to how heroin and morphine works on humans. Interestingly, it also turns out that the compound in… READ THE REST
We're fast approaching the second Valentine's Day during COVID-19 – and, for those who like to turn the event into a major Hollywood production, it might be more on the indie film scale this year. No big dinners out at the favorite fancy restaurant this year. Instead, most of us will spend the day as… READ THE REST
Valentine's Day is no holiday to sleep on. And, unlike Christmas, you don't really have to get super creative about just the right Valentine's Day gift for your sweetheart, either. The reality is, the recognition and attention coming on the day designated for love is usually enough acknowledgment to satisfy most partners. The simple, traditional… READ THE REST
Every tool on your tool belt strives to be the…(pause for dramatic effect)…LAST TOOL YOU'LL EVER NEED! In reality, that's a mighty tough bar to clear. In most cases, a tool should probably settle for getting a primary job done while handling a few other odds and ends quickly and effectively. But, with 26 features… READ THE REST