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Cat Geoglyph Discovered in Peru
A 37 meter long geoglyph of a cat has been discovered in Peru. The huge drawing is well over a thousand years old. (October 18, 2020)

Turkeys Walk in a Circle Around a Dead Cat
A group of about twenty turkeys were spotted walking in a circle around a dead cat. (March 3, 2017)

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

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

Deformed Mountain Lion Had Teeth Growing Out of Its Forehead
A deformed mountain lion shot in Idaho had an extra set of teeth growing from its forehead. The lion was shot by a hunter. (January 10, 2016)

Saber-Toothed Cat's Fearsome Canines Did Not Fully Develop Until Age Three
The fearsome adult canines in saber-toothed cats did not fully develop until they were about three years old. (July 9, 2015)

Study Finds Watching Cat Videos Makes People Happier
A new study has found that cat videos can boost the energy and positive emotions of viewers. Cat video watching also decreases negative feelings. (June 17, 2015)

Use of Wrong Kitty Litter Blamed for Accident at Nuclear Waste Dump
The use of the wrong type of kitty litter is being blamed for a nuclear accident last year at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico. (March 27, 2015)

Fossil of Oldest Big Cat Found in Tibet
Scientists have found the fossil of the oldest big cat on a dig in Tibet. (November 13, 2013)

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

Astronomers Say Cat's Paw Nebula Undergoing Star Baby Boom
Astronomers say the Cat's Paw Nebula, NGC 6334, is currently experiencing a star baby boom. (June 6, 2013)

Study Blames Cats for Killing Billions of Birds and Small Mammals Annually
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. (January 29, 2013)

Google's Artificial Neural Network of 16,000 CPUs Learns to Detect Cats
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. (June 26, 2012)

Ancient Egyptians Bred Kittens Specifically for Mummification Say Researchers
A radiographical study of a cat mummy from the Egyptian collection of the National Archaeological Museum in Parma, Italy was carried out in order to evaluate the content and to describe how cats were wrapped and mummified. (April 12, 2012)

Robotic Cat Disease Reported in Scotland
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. (April 11, 2012)

New Species of Deep-sea Catshark Discovered in Galapagos
Scientists conducting deep-sea research in the Galapagos have discovered a new species of catshark. (March 8, 2012)

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

Prehistoric Saber-Toothed Predators Had Massive Arms
A study published in the journal Paleobiology says prehistoric saber-toothed predators had thick, robust arm bones, which are an indicator of forelimb strength. (January 5, 2012)

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

Toxoplasma Gondii Parasite Makes Rats Sexually Attracted to Cat Urine
Researchers have found that the parasite Toxoplasma gondii makes rats sexually attracted to cat urine. (August 18, 2011)

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

Saber-Toothed Cats Likely Pinned Prey With Exceptionally Strong Forelimbs
Saber-toothed cats (Smilodon fatalis) are best known for their huge canines, but a new study found the predators also had exceptionally strong forelimbs for pinning prey. (July 9, 2010)