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Snow leopard-like cat roamed the Tibetan plateau up to six million years ago
Karl Dyke had the pet in a noose and ‘moments from death’ when its owners intervened
The hidden philosophical appeal of cat literature
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.
First time genetic code of a cat has been used in a criminal trial in the UK
'I’ve had people react badly to my stand-up. I’ve been called sexist, racist and misogynist'
The claws are out for cats who are free to roam at night. The wildlife campaigner Rosie Catford (no, really) of the Wildlives Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Essex has come out in favour of a cat curfew, of the kind already seen in some parts of the US and Australia, in a bid to save some of the “200 million birds and small animals killed by domestic cats every year in Britain”.
It's thought the attack may be related to the high summer temperatures perhaps making the cats more aggressive than usual
Staff say tiny feline, named Victoria after the station where she was found, is in purr-fect health, despite being only four weeks old
Hiawatha was read to me before I could read. The eponymous protagonist of the long poem (his name means “He Makes Rivers”) is a Native American leader whose mother is called Wenonah and whose father is the West Wind. Hiawatha is a prophet, warrior, and peacemaker. In his spare time, he – accidentally, but most conveniently – discovers corn. On a different day, he invents the written word. The Song of Hiawatha is the kind of book I would have liked to write when I was a child and would like to be able to write now.
Mr Hung was stunned that someone had kept his bones for so long, but happy that when the time comes, they will be buried with him
Osborne's choice of a £10 takeaway Byron burger has caused a stir, with the Chancellor being quizzed on Radio 4 this morning over his "posh" tastes.
Boris Johnson has confessed that he came close to committing a gross injustice that would have involved innocent creatures being blasted to death at gunpoint – and all over an anonymous cat. The Mayor of London was speaking at a debate hosted by the radio station LBC, for whom he will host a new phone-in starting on 2 July.
'We've taken 15 per cent more calls from people wanting to give up their cats than the same period last year'
Choupette the white Siamese cat has 27,000 Twitter followers, three maids and flies by private jet
24-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to Preston Royal Infirmary