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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Wednesday 22 May 2013
The inventor of the Gif file has revealed that the world has been mispronouncing his creation.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
They were sent to take delivery of loads of toilet paper, bottled water and waving Chinese cats
Thursday 25 April 2013
Preserved lynx discovered in museum was 'Beast of Bodmin' of its time
Sunday 21 April 2013
I spent my whole childhood covered in the dung of various animals I grew up in a house next door to a farm in Bray, Berkshire. Most days I'd climb over the fence into our neighbour's farm and muck out the horses or the pigs.
Monday 01 April 2013
The beard might be back in fashion, but that doesn’t mean it's easy for wearers to find love.
Saturday 23 March 2013
There was a time when Paul Gallico's novels had a place on every middle-class bookshelf, yet, even though several of his books remain in print, he has all but vanished from public consciousness. He was born in New York in 1897, the son of a famous Italian pianist and composer, and became one of the highest-paid sports writers in America. His career took off after he asked the boxer Jack Dempsey to spar with him, and was able to describe what it felt like to be knocked out by a champion.
Friday 08 March 2013
Authorities believe a lion broke the neck of a young volunteer at a US animal park after opening its cage with its paw and attacking as the woman cleaned its holding area.
Thursday 07 March 2013
A female intern at a private wild animal park in Central California has been killed by a lion, authorities said today.
Sunday 03 March 2013
Do you love maps? Do you love cats? If so, check out the Zoological Society of London’s latest promotional wheeze, which combines the two. Catography, if you will. The idea is that in the run up to the opening of London Zoo’s new Tiger Territory area (a £3.6m enclosure where endangered Sumatran tigers will be living) on the 22 March, cat fans can add the location and name of their moggy to an interactive map of the world.
Friday 22 February 2013
Start-up donations spurred on by Independent article earlier this year
Sunday 17 February 2013
Join my campaign to make my mum a dog owner
Thursday 07 February 2013
We've only just wiped the sweat from our brow following the averted Mayan apocalypse, but already news is spreading of another impending doom; and this one even has actual science behind it.
According to a group of experts at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London, a solar superstorm - caused by the Sun ejecting billions of tonnes of highly-energetic matter travelling at a million miles an hour - is not only inevitable - but coming soon. "The two challenges for government are the wide spectrum of technologies affected today and the emergence of unexpected vulnerabilities as technology evolves," says Professor Paul Cannon. So let's prepare...
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Stewie the world's longest cat has died. Guinness World Records declared Stewie the Cat the record-holder in August 2010, measuring 48.5 inches (123.19 cm) from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
A video of a kitten tentatively meeting a hedgehog has gone viral.
'Stone-cold serial killers': Domestic cats slaughter billions upon billions of animals in US every year
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A new study has discovered cat kills exceed all prior estimates
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
Greece debt crisis: Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande issue Athens with 24-hour ultimatum to avoid crashing out of the euro
Greece crisis: Referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its lack of genuine legitimacy
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