Why cats go crazy for catnip

Why cats go crazy for catnip

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Catnip isn’t just intensely pleasurable for cats. It’s also practical. When your feline friend rubs, rolls against, chews and licks catnip leaves, it’s not just playful high jinks sparked by the plant’s intoxicating … Read more

Cats land graduate transfer running back Jefferson

Cats land graduate transfer running back Jefferson

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former FCS All-American and Sam Houston State running back Ramon Jefferson has signed to play football at the University of Kentucky, head coach Mark Stoops announced Tuesday. He will be eligible immediately and will have one season of eligibility remaining as a graduate transfer. “We are excited to have Ramon join our … Read more

Despite reporting issues, driver told to keep driving CATS bus before it erupted into flames

Despite reporting issues, driver told to keep driving CATS bus before it erupted into flames

BATON ROUGE- Audio recordings obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit show a CATS bus driver notified dispatchers about problems on her bus one hour before it went up in flames but was told to keep driving. The audio obtained through a public records request is between a CATS driver and dispatch on June 10, 2022 … Read more

Focus on cats rather than game shooting to cut down animal deaths, RSPB urged

Focus on cats rather than game shooting to cut down animal deaths, RSPB urged

“There is a stark contrast between the RSPB’s interest in shooting and its concern about cats,” said Mr Bonner. “A couple of years ago it is dedicated almost its entire AGM to the announcement of a review of its policy on game shooting. Subsequently it carried out an extensive literature review, a consultation with stakeholders … Read more

California considers banning declawing of cats in most cases

California considers banning declawing of cats in most cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers could ban the declawing of cats for the convenience of humans, advancing a bill on Thursday to halt what animal rights may say is a painful procedure used primarily to prevent torn furniture and scratched skin. Claws on cats grow from the bone, not skin. Removing them sometimes requires … Read more

Export crash victim reunited with cat

Export crash victim reunited with cat

A man was released from the hospital and reunited with his pet cat after being involved in a multi-vehicle crash along Route 22 in Export.On May 18, first responders extracted Christopher Bell from his vehicle, and Life Flighted him to a nearby hospital where he underwent several emergency surgeries. The crash occurred when a car … Read more

Local veteran struggling with homelessness finds safe haven in cats

Local veteran struggling with homelessness finds safe haven in cats

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — Tyson Baeten spends his days inside Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary helping to take care of more than 60 cats. “Animals are typically a very good judge of character,” Baeten said. Recently, Baeten was named Safe Haven’s new event coordinator. It’s the type of position he’s always wanted. “It’s like a … Read more

Sequencing Cat Genomes Could Help Breed Healthier Kitties

Sequencing Cat Genomes Could Help Breed Healthier Kitties

Cats do not have perfect genes—our furry feline pals can inherit devastating genetic diseases. Key disease-causing versions of genes have been discovered with the rise of cat genome sequencing. And pedigree breeding can exacerbate the genetic troubles cat breeds face. Now the largest ever genetic study of domestic cats reveals the frequency with which the … Read more

June 22: Cats loss, Trudeau and COVID, green steel and other letters

June 22: Cats loss, Trudeau and COVID, green steel and other letters

Trudeau’s tests A Spectator reader questions why our fearless leader, Justin Trudeau, a proponent of getting vaccinated, always appears to be catching the coronavirus. The answer is simple, we all breathe the same air of the unvaccinated. The percentage of Canadians fully vaccinated is just over 80 per cent, while the world average is under … Read more