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New York City Quarantines Cats to Stop Rare Bird Flu Outbreak (January 13, 2017): New York City has quarantined hundreds of cats to stop a rare bird flu outbreak before it spreads to many other cats.

Feral Cats Cover Over 99.8% of Australia Say Scientists (January 3, 2017): Researchers have found that feral cats cover over 99.8% of Australia's land area.

FDA Warns Xylitol Sweetener is Toxic to Dogs (May 14, 2016): The FDA is warning that the sweetener Xylitol is toxic to dogs. It s found in chewing gum, sugar free candy and other products.

Aerial Perspective Scares Geese With Goosebuster Drone (May 3, 2014): Aerial Perspective frightens geese with its Goosebuster Drone. The video shows how it works.

Dogs Prefer to Poop in Alignment With Earth's Magnetic Field (January 3, 2014): Scientists have determined that dogs poop in alighnment with the Earth's magnetic field. Dogs prefer to excrete with the body being aligned along the North�south axis.

Mice May Permanently Lose Fear of Cats Following Infection With Toxoplasma Parasite (September 19, 2013): Researchers have found that mice may permanently lose their fear of cats following an infection with the toxoplasma parasite.

Dogs Interact With Pointing PeopleBot in Experiment (September 13, 2013): Dogs interacted with a pointing PeopleBot in an experiment.

Study Blames Cats for Killing Billions of Birds and Small Mammals Annually (January 29, 2013): CBS News reports that a new study, published here in Nature Communications, has blamed cats for killing billions of birds and mammals each year in the U.

Google's Artificial Neural Network of 16,000 CPUs Learns to Detect Cats (June 26, 2012): Google says its Research at Google team has been exploring an alternative approach to machine learning that focuses on unlabeled data, such as random images fetched off the Internet.

Robotic Cat Disease Reported in Scotland (April 11, 2012): Vets in Scotland have been trying to explain strange symptoms in 21 cats that arrived at Strathbogie Veterinary Centre, Huntly, and Morven Veterinary practice, Alford, both in North-East Scotland, between 2001 and 2010.

Dogs Being Trained to Find Burmese Pythons in the Everglades (April 4, 2012): Burmese pythons have become a major pest and are consuming wildlife in the Everglades National Park.

Video: High-Speed Photography Shows How Cats Land on Their Feet (January 24, 2012): This high-speed photography of a falling cat shows how cats always land on their feet.

Glowing Cats Will Help Fight Feline AIDS and HIV (September 12, 2011): Mayo Clinic researchers announced they have developed a genome-based immunization strategy to fight feline AIDS.

Researchers Track Range of Feral and Outdoor House Cats (May 27, 2011): Researchers conducted a study to find out what feral and free-roaming house cats do when they're out of sight.

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to African Dwarf Frogs Sickens 216 (April 22, 2011): The CDC is reporting that African dwarf frogs have been identified as the source of an outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium.

Sheepdogs Guard Fairy Penguins (January 7, 2009): Treehugger reports that conservationists in Australia have turned to sheepdogs to help them protect a colony fairy penguins.

Dogs Find Human Yawns Contagious (August 5, 2008): A British study has found that dogs find human yawns contagious.

Implanted Microchips Linked to Tumors in Lab Mice (September 10, 2007): ABC reports that microchips already approved for human and pet use have induced tumors in lab mice and rats.

Is the BlackBerry a Crackberry? (November 7, 2006): An ABC News article says some experts think that an addiction to the communication tools like the BlackBerry is similar to alcohol, drug and gambling addictions.

Staying Safe in the Heat (July 31, 2006): The CDC has some good advice here for dealing with extreme heat.