Colonel Meow, the cat with the longest fur in the world and the brooding face of an evil genius, has sadly passed away.
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Tuesday 28 January 2014
Animal welfare activists claim the man ate ‘at least 15 cats in two years’
Friday 17 January 2014
My mate went to Nicaragua on a business trip and so I had to look after his cat for 10 days. No biggie. The guy trusts me. I live nearby so I took the keys from the poor sap, waved him into his cab and set about my task with relish.
Friday 10 January 2014
As a 'larger, non-hostile' fellow feline
The Nazi and the Psychiatrist, By Jack El-Hai: Book review - fascinating account of the army doctor who studied Nazi personality
Friday 03 January 2014
At the end of the Second World War, many leading Nazis were in captivity, and an American army psychiatrist, Captain Douglas Kelley, was given the job of judging whether they were psychologically fit for trial as well as keeping them physically healthy until that date.
Monday 23 December 2013
Lieutenant Barbara Balanzoni, a reservist who works as an anaesthetist in Tuscany, rescued the dying animal at a Nato base in Kosovo
Tuesday 17 December 2013
New study reveals proof for first time of how cats became ‘domesticated’
Thursday 12 December 2013
The Wii U has taken a different path to the Xbox One and the PS4 - and the latest instalment of Nintendo's stalwart series shows how good this can be
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Walk into any shoe shop in the country and you’re bound to see a pair of leopard print heels, but this Italian pair is particularly gorgeous. With a soft point, traditional d’Orsay design and a mid-heel, they will set off your little black dress a treat.
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Thursday 05 December 2013
You've got your Christmas party outfit sorted, but what about your shoes? We've got fancy footwear covered.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Hundreds of thousands of puppies and kittens bred in the pet equivalent of 'battery farms' is a national pet 'crisis', warn campaigners
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Japanese researchers tested cats' reactions to their owners, suggesting that because cats "domesticated themselves" they never needed to take notice
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Snow leopard-like cat roamed the Tibetan plateau up to six million years ago
Monday 11 November 2013
Karl Dyke had the pet in a noose and ‘moments from death’ when its owners intervened
Tuesday 01 October 2013
The hidden philosophical appeal of cat literature
Sunday 29 September 2013
Survival of the foulest in our dumbed-down junk world
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Iran is preparing to launch a cat into space, just seven months after claiming to have sent a monkey on a successful 20 minute flight 72 miles into the atmosphere.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales