Meet the talkative cat that can say "hello" to humans

An animal sanctuary has shared a brilliant video of a cat who says "hello". The 16-year-old feline, named Ruby, was filmed chatting to one of the staff members, Manchester Evening News reports. The clip shows the moggy's meow sounding a lot like the world "hello" and the volunteers at Bleakholt

Pets are going to score big on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has gone to the dogs — and cats. And that is good news for retailers, according to a survey out Wednesday that predicted consumer spending on Valentine’s Day will grow 8 percent over last year. More On: Pets Your dog could get the flu — here's how to prevent it LaGuardia

Grumpy Cat is $700K richer

SANTA ANA, Calif. — It still won’t make her smile, but Grumpy Cat has won some scratch. A California jury gave the furry frown queen more than $700,000 this week in a federal lawsuit over the use of her identity. According to documents obtained by The Washington Post, owner Tabatha

Couple charged with animal cruelty after cat found in luggage

A Florida couple was busted smuggling their pet cat inside checked luggage at a Pennsylvania airport — and animal lovers ain’t feline fine about it, according to reports Friday. Olivia Sari and Nicholas Larrison, both 21, allegedly squeezed their cat, Slim, into a rolling suitcase filled with clothes before

Co-op board destroyed cat shelters for revenge: residents

A colony of feral cats living behind a Queens co-op is in danger of freezing to death — thanks to the building’s vengeful board repeatedly destroying their shelters, some residents say. The Windsor Oak board is just angry because pro-cat residents thwarted its plans to turn the spot into

26 Celebrities Who Have Shown Off Their Love For Their Cats

Gone are the days when celebrities flaunted chunky diamond necklaces, gold chains, expensive cars, and lavish vacations. We've entered the modern world, and these days, there's just one thing needed to solidify your mark as an A-lister: a cat. Celebrities like Taylor Swift, Kesha, and Gigi Hadid have

Scientists hope AI-enhanced “robo-cats’ will help the elderly

PROVIDENCE, RI — Imagine a cat that can keep a person company, doesn’t need a litter box and can remind an aging relative to take her medicine or help find her eyeglasses. That’s the vision of toymaker Hasbro and scientists at Brown University, who have received a three-year, $1

Man was living with 166 cats, dead and alive

GAHANNA, Ohio — An animal group has removed more than 100 cats from a central Ohio home where 55 other felines were found dead. The Dispatch reports workers from Columbus Humane wore protective suits while removing 111 cats Wednesday morning from the home of a 60-year-old man in Gahanna. A

Man who kicked cat dodges jail, taunts protesters

The Brooklyn fiend who was caught on camera brutally kicking a cat dodged jail Tuesday — then sneered to animal rights protesters outside court that he was headed home “to buy me some good shoes.” Andre Robinson, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of torturing animals before he was

Cops eye stray cat in attempted murder case

In this case, cops have probable claws! Clues in the attempted murder of an elderly Japanese woman led cops to a hair-raising suspect — a stray cat found with blood on its paw, according to a report Friday. Mayuko Matsumoto, 82, was found bleeding in bed with 20 gashes in

Notorious cat killer might have moved on to new prey

Britain’s notorious cat killer has started hunting down other furry pets — according to one distraught mom who made a hare-raising discovery this week. Heather Mitchell, 32, believes the “Croydon cat killer,”- a sadist who has slaughtered more than 250 felines– is responsible for the murder of her beloved

Cat thought to be dead found 120 miles away from home

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — A cat missing for more than a year has been reunited with his owner 120 miles from their Maine home. Kennebunkport resident George Lichte says he believed his cat, Romeo, was dead after he never came home one day last fall. The Bangor Daily News reports