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That Time a Cat Co-Authored a Physics Paper

Eric Grundhauser writes In 1975, a Cat Co-Authored a Physics Paper: Jack H. Hetherington was a professor of physics at Michigan State University in 1975, when he finished what would become an influential and often-cited physics paper. The academic writing, entitled Two-, Three-, and Four-Atom Exchange Effects in bcc 3He, was an in-depth exploration of…

Friday Catblogging: Stella’s Nap

It’s finally Friday. Time to celebrate with another nap. pic.twitter.com/yYfiElC74Q — Kats of KFF (@KFFCats) August 31, 2018 Stella, a recently adopted kitten (and now part of the @KFFCats family), takes it easy before a holiday weekend.

Friday Catblogging: Lynx

The trial reintroduction of six Eurasian lynx in the Kielder Forest in Northumberland has become more likely as 100% of the landowners approached so far have given their approval. Read the full story: https://t.co/AdtJONrThM ? Neville Buck pic.twitter.com/5avhPHXpCr — BBC Wildlife (@WildlifeMag) August 14, 2018

Friday Catblogging: Milwaukee-Area Cougar

Henry J. Morgan reports The Wisconsin cougar has returned. This time reportedly in Lisbon as several residents see the wildcat: According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the cougar (puma concolor) is one of three wild cats native to the state, along with the bobcat and Canada lynx. It is the largest wildcat north…

Friday Catblogging: A Cat Census for Washington, D.C.

Justin Wm. Moyer reports on a privately-funded count of Washington’s cats: You might know a Tiger, a Tigger or a Mr. Whiskers. But how many cats are really living in the streets and sleeping on the couches of the District? By spending $1.5 million over three years, a consortium of scientists and animal welfare organizations…

Friday Catblogging: The Poachers’ Fate

Embed from Getty Images In a stunning instance of the animal kingdom taking karma into its own hands – or rather, paws – at least three poachers were mauled to death and then eaten by lions earlier this week after they illegally entered the Sibuya Game Reserve in South Africa to hunt rhinos. “They strayed…

Friday Catblogging: Cats Cradle

Cats are like potato chips, reads a sign in Bruce and Terry Jenkins’s home. You can’t just have one! In fact, the Jenkinses have 30. They have devoted their retirement to caring for this plethora of elderly cats, transforming their home over the years into a makeshift feline senior center. “It’s kind of a big family,”…