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Adopt Us! Get Double the Cuddles with Nika & Loxi

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Adopt Us! Get Double the Cuddles with Nika & Loxi

Originally posted 02/21/2014 12:30 PM

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Nika and Loxi, two feline best friends whose personalities complement each other.

This adorable pair was first adopted from the San Francisco SPCA in 2008, but they were sadly returned due to unfortunate circumstances. They are so bonded that the shelter has been trying to find them a home together, which clearly hasn't been easy.

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The Daily Treat: Ohio Woman Rescues Cat Found Frozen to the Road | Animals & Pets, Pet News

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Ohio Woman Rescues Cat Found Frozen to the Road

Update 02/19/2014 04:45 PM Originally posted 02/19/2014 01:15 PM

Things are not always as they appear, and luckily for one kitten, a passerby stopped to take a second look.

Dara Taylor of Elyria, Ohio, was driving to work on Monday when she found a gray kitten frozen to the road in northeast Ohio and rescued it. She says she initially thought it was a chunk of ice and was shocked when it tried to move.

"As I got out of the car, I could hear him meowing so loudly and pitifully and his little heart was beating so fast,” she tells The Chronicle-Telegram.

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Adopt Me! Valentine Will Steal Your Heart

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Adopt Me! Valentine Will Steal Your Heart

Originally posted 02/14/2014 07:30 PM

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Valentine, a cat so full of love despite his heath woes.

The Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., is hoping this cat will find himself lucky in love this Valentine's Day. He was returned from his first adoptive family a few months ago when they discovered he had a heart murmur, a sign that something more serious was afoot.

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VIDEO: Lil Bub Answers Dating's Toughest Questions

Originally posted 02/14/2014 11:50 AM

Should you split the bill on a first date? Who should say 'I love you' first? There's no more need to trouble yourself over dating's most awkward scenarios, because Lil Bub has it all figured out. Fur real.

We asked the Internet sensation these questions and more when she visited the PEOPLE studio recently, and you (and anyone you date) will surely benefit tenfold from the perma-kitten's wisdom. With over 30,000 Twitter followers, this Tweetheart knows what it feels like be adored – and she's ready to share the love!

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VIDEO: New Cat Breed Looks Like a Tiny, Adorable Werewolf

Originally posted 02/14/2014 09:00 AM

Full moons just got a little fluffier with a new breed of cat called the Lykois, also known as "the Werecat."

These cuties are the result of a natural genetic mutation in domestic shorthair cats that restricts fur growth. The result is a feline missing hair around the eyes, nose and ears, giving the animal a werewolf-ish appearance.

Breeders have dubbed the kitties Lykois, which is Greek for wolf. But don't worry, this breed isn't known for its bite. According to Opposing Views, werecats have very dog-like personalities.

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VIDEO: Why Miley Cyrus Has Nothing on Lil Bub

Originally posted 02/07/2014 09:00 AM

You probably won't catch Lil Bub twerking any time soon.

But if you find her sticking her tongue out like Miley Cyrus, you should know: She started that, like, fur-ever ago.

"Bub's been sticking her tongue out for like millions of years," Bub's owner, Mike Bridavsky, told PEOPLE while stopping by the studio with the famous feline. "Miley started like a week ago."

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The Daily Treat: Rescue Cat & Golden Retriever Teach Us Meaning of Friendship

Fighting like cats and dogs? Not for Ichimi and Ponzu!

Tabby kitten Ichimi and golden retriever Ponzu are proof that we can all just get along. After she was rejected by her mother, Ichimi was rescued by Twitter user Jessiepon, already a pet parent to Ponzu. The animal lover has since been capturing the pair's growing friendship on her Instagram account, which has amassed more than 95,000 followers.

So what's so special about these two? Their cuddliness, for one. Ichimi and Ponzu love dozing off on or near each other.

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Watch Frozen – as Told by Cats

Originally posted 02/03/2014 04:15 PM



It's snowing where we are right now and, luckily, we've found just the thing to combat the frigid temperatures and warm our hearts: Disney's Frozen – starring cats!

Can you think of actors more purr-fect for the roles of Princess Anna and Elsa? Sisterly cat-fights are like second nature to them.

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Colonel Meow Has Died

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Colonel Meow, the Internet Famous Cat, Has Died

Originally posted 01/30/2014 06:00 PM

Colonel Meow, the record holder for furriest cat in the world who amassed a faithful following of Internet fans – called minions – has died.

"Colonel Meow passed away yesterday evening. I will post more about the details when I've had a few days to grieve," read a message posted Thursday on the cat's Facebook page. "Thank you so much for your understanding, Minions. Your love and support has meant the world to us both."

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In Which We Use Cats to Explain Taylor Swift Songs | Taylor Swift

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Explaining Taylor Swift's Songs with Pictures of Cats

Originally posted 01/25/2014 07:45 AM

The boys who break Taylor Swift's heart are not all that different from cats when you think about it.

Charming, handsome, furry (we're looking at you, Jake Gyllenhaal), cunning, indignant ... you get the point. So it's no surprise Swift, mom to a kitty named Meredith, loves both.

But it's her unabashed ability to turn said boys into hit songs that's sending her to Sunday's Grammy Awards, where the four-time nominee is hoping to add some more accolades to her name. Her album Red, in all its tear-stained, girl-power glory, is up for album of the year and best country album.

Until Sunday, we'll be listening to our favorite cat lady's Grammy contender. But instead of dissecting each lyric to figure out which famous ex she's singing about, we'll leave the interpretations, track by track, up to these felines.

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