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Friday Catblogging: A Cougar in Utah

Anastasia Tsioulcas reports Man Escapes Cougar: ‘Dude, I Don’t Feel Like Dying Today’: Twenty-six-year-old Kyle Burgess was on a 10-mile run on Saturday up Slate Canyon in Provo, Utah. He told the Deseret News that when he saw four cougar cubs on the trail, he took out his phone and started filming. But when Burgess…

Friday Catblogging: A Bike-Touring Cat

Jessica Coulton of Bicycling writes of An Internet-Famous Bike-Touring Cat? Read All About Her in ‘Nala’s World’: Even over video chat, it was clear to see the depth of the bond between Nala the cat and her owner, Dean Nicholson. Nala’s tail flicked in and out of the video-chat window, and every time she walked in…

Friday Catblogging: Woman Accidentally Dyes Her Cat Yellow with Turmeric Treatment

Morgan Smith reports that Thammapa Supamas, a woman living in Thailand, accidentally dyed her cat yellow while treating a fungal infection on the pet’s limbs: Supamas applied a turmeric scrub to heal a red, irritated patch of skin on the white cat’s leg, she shared on Facebook. The plant extract has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties…

Friday Catblogging: A Cat Cafe During the Pandemic

Embedded above is a video about the Neko Cat Cafe in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The pandemic’s led to changes at the establishment.  Gabe Gurarante writes The Cats at Capitol Hill’s Temporarily Closed Neko Cafe Basically Run the Place Now: Even though Capitol Hill’s cat cafe Neko has been temporarily closed for months due to…

Friday Catblogging: Black-Footed Cats

Alysia Gray Painter reports Black-Footed Kittens Thriving at Safari Park: Black-footed cats are among “the world’s smallest cats,” with an adult weight ranging between two and three pounds. That means at birth a kitten will rock the scale at a few ounces, making these wee and wild ones truly extraordinary animals.