Japanese scientists have discovered that cats actually recognize the names and faces of other felines they live with.
For their study published last month in Scientific Reports, researchers from Kyoto University and other institutions observed how cats react after hearing their housemates’ names being called.
A house filled with malnourished cats was recently discovered in Japan, local authorities revealed on Wednesday.
Leased to a married couple in their 50s and their son in his 30s, the two-story home in Sapporo’s Kita Ward was found housing 238 cats, Kyodo News reports.
A Japanese inn, resembling the 2014 mobile game “Neko Atsume,” is gaining much attention online for giving its customers a chance to bond with cats.
Despite the growing public concern toward novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a Canadian woman reportedly decided to remain in Wuhan, China so she can be with her pet cat.
Wuhan, the city in Hubei province where the virus originated, has been placed under lockdown as the virus began spreading last month.
Pictures of pet cats wearing makeshift face masks are going viral in China as fears of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) spread globally.
Some worried pet owners are taking human-sized surgical masks and cutting two eye holes out for their cats to wear. Other cats are given masks that only cover their mouths, leaving their eyes fully exposed, according to The Sun.
A market for cat meat and fur continues to thrive in China, according to a group of grassroots activists hoping to put an end to the “perverted” trade.
On Dec. 1, the Fur-Free Society, a group of worldwide volunteers campaigning against the use of animal fur, shed light on the persistent sale of cat meat and fur in China, where there are currently no laws against animal cruelty.
A Japanese Twitter user recently shared a rather unconventional, unique, and allegedly effective method on how to get your lost cats back – and it involves talking to another stray cat.
Twitter user @charlie0816 recently took to social media to share what he learned, and said that apparently, speaking to other stray cats in the area and asking them to tell your cat to come home is a sure fire way to get your lost pet to return to you.
Two neighborhood cats have captured many hearts online for their adorable antics while trying to enter a Japanese museum.
A United States government research program, which led to the deaths of thousands of cats, has been shut down, scientists announced Tuesday.
Since 1982, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Research Services lab in Beltsville, MD had been infecting cats with toxoplasmosis before euthanizing them as part of its research in foodborne illnesses.
There really is nothing more relaxing than seeing a picture of fluffy animals chilling with kids – and sometimes even sleeping beside them.
A pair of cats who have been trying to enter an art museum in Japan for two years to no foreseeable avail is instead getting into people’s hearts online.
The resilient felines, Ken (Ken-chan, black) and Gosaku (Go-chan, ginger), began their attempts to step into the Hiroshima Onomichi City Museum of Art in 2016 during a cat photography exhibit.