This seems like a normal, if blurry photograph of an object — a regular old cat stencil. The catch is, however, that the photons that hit the camera lens couldn't and didn't interact with the stencil in any way. So why can you see it?
Cat dressed up as Princess Jasmine on a magic carpet is winning Halloween, so far. We dare you to watch this adorable fur baby glide around on a magic Roomba carpet without screaming, "Tell me, princess, now when did you last let your heart decide?"
Popular internet animal video Cat Vs. Deer has been translated thanks to British comedian Chris Cohen. What follows is visual proof that every single animal video should—and must—be translated for our comical benefit. It's brilliant.
There was a group of British painters called pre-Raphaelites who liked using a particular shade of brown in their masterpieces. To get just the right hue, they ground up ancient Egyptian human and cat mummies.
The mysterious comings and goings of our feline friends just got a little less mysterious. Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College loaded a group of cats in Shamley Green, Surrey, with cameras and GPS trackers to figure out how roaming house cats spend their days.
Youtuber rasmusab has posted a video that's as adorable as it is thought provoking. In it, a small orange kitten with white feet appears transfixed by an 8.5 x 11 printout of the famous "rotating snakes" illusion (just one variation on the "peripheral drift illusion" — see an example for yourself below). The kitten…
Jeff de Boer's elaborate suits of armor imagine a fanciful world in which cats and mice have learned to smith metal and construct for themselves often ornate suits of armor. Through the years, he's expanded his visions of animal armor, creating armor inspired by Medieval times, Ancient Rome, the Renaissance Era, and…
After 200 GBP went missing from a Polish animal shelter, the employees suspected they had a human thief in their midst. But when they managed to film the latest crime, they discovered a surprising culprit: one of the shelter's cats, who had been stealing and stashing the cash for weeks.
Is your precious baby kitty a big fan of Star Wars and things they can drag their butt on? Then you must check out the All Terrain Scout Transport cat playhouse. Great for playing, napping and blowing rebel bases to smithereens. Hooray for the cat Walker.
We often like to imagine that, if cats could talk, they would treat us with dismissive disdain, but what if, behind all those glares, lay the heart of a depressed feline existentialist? Henri, the existential cat, outlines his despair in the only way he knows how: via a black and white French movie, complete with…
Cats can famously fall from skyscrapers and only suffer the most minor of bruises, including the recent story of a cat surviving a 19-story fall in Boston with only a bruised chest. What's the secret of this feline survival?
The 1960s were a thrilling era in the development of the feline sciences. The structure of cat DNA (the double felix) had already been discovered, and astronomers were working to put cat on the moon. Relive that golden era of scientific discovery with the Tumblr series Cat Scientists of the 1960s.
What if all the cats on Earth vanished one day, beamed back to their home planet or taken up in the kitty rapture? We'd certainly miss their funny LOLCat antics and the way they sleep on our keyboards, but what greater disasters lie in store for a feline-free planet Earth? One scientist takes a look at the…
How did astronauts learn to walk in space? In part, they learned from the animal kingdom's master of the freefall: the common house cat.
The single-celled parasite Toxoplasma gondii lives infects rats, but it needs to be inside a cat's digestive system in order to reproduce. The parasite actually alters the brain of its rat host so that it won't be afraid of cats.
A fatherless tyke leaves the farm for a space adventure? Nope, never heard of that before. See just how alarmingly similar Kirk and Luke really are. Plus Spider-Man versus Piano Cat. The winner? You.
That's right folks - cats are not just for LOLs anymore. Apparently they can sniff out cancer.
She may be cyborg whose consciousness is joined to her kinetically-intelligent cycle, bent on destroying all evil bionoids, but she still has time to make conversation with an alley kitten.