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Puppy Becomes Baby Buddy for Cheetah Cub

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Cheetah Cub Befriends Puppy, Redefines #SquadGoals

Originally posted 04/30/2015 12:00 PM

Sure, your squad is great, but these might be the best friends ever.

Dayo and Pancake are a Rhodesian ridgeback puppy and cheetah cub who spend their days hanging out at the Wildlife Safari in Oregon, reports Dogster.

This fluffy odd couple were set up to keep each other company after they were both born in late February. Dayo is Pancake's permanent companion animal, which is important for a young cheetah working on her social skills.

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Shelter Cat Sisters Help Each Other with Baby Duty

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Shelter Cat Sisters Help Each Other with Baby Duty

Originally posted 04/30/2015 09:25 AM

Your sister will always be there for you – these are words that Kanji and Sushii live by.

The kitty siblings both gave birth to kittens recently and have been helping each other raise their babies.

The cats – who are currently being fostered through the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA) – have twelve kittens between them and are sharing the mother lode of a responsibility together.

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A New Study Reports High-Pitched Noises Can Cause Seizures in Cats

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Your home could be a danger zone for your feline.

According to a new study, noises commonly heard around the house can cause seizures in cats, Live Science reports.

High-pitched sounds like crinkling foil, a metal spoon hitting a ceramic bowl or the tapping of a glass can trigger a phenomenon that's been dubbed "Tom and Jerry Syndrome," named for the cat in the cartoon who responds to sounds with sharp body movements. Published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery on April 27, the study investigated the seizures of 96 cats, including what types of seizure they had, how long they lasted and what appeared to trigger them.

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ATTN: Calvin Harris Has Met Taylor Swift's Cats!

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ATTN: Calvin Harris Has Met Taylor Swift's Cats!

Originally posted 04/29/2015 11:10 AM

As cat lovers from every corner of the earth know, introducing your fur babies to new people is a serious step. The feelings a feline shows to their owner's fresh friend or suitor can carry a lot of weight.

It appears Taylor Swift has taken that plunge, setting a meet-up between her kitty kids, Meredith and Olivia, and Calvin Harris. This is a move that only adds more fuel to the continuing dating rumors about the hand-holding pair.

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Nanny Mama Cat Steps Up to Nurse Abandoned Puppies

Originally posted 04/28/2015 01:30 PM

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Texas Vet Posts Shocking Facebook Photo of Cat She Shot as Her 'First Bow Kill'

Texas Vet Posts Shocking Facebook Photo of Cat She Shot as Her 'First Bow Kill'

Update 04/24/2015 09:00 PM Originally posted 04/24/2015 12:00 PM

A Texas woman was so proud of her "first bow kill" that she posted a photo of herself on Facebook with her prey – an orange and white cat dangling by his head from an arrow the smiling woman holds in her hands.

Even more shocking, the smiling woman in the photo is a veterinarian, and the cat she killed might have been her neighbors' pet – not a feral cat as she suggested. Dr. Kristen Lindsey's post has set off a storm of controversy, with many demanding that Lindsey be stripped of her vet's license and criminally charged for the cat's death.

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Sprinkles the 33-Lb. Cat Is Looking to Slim Down

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Sprinkles the 33-Lb. Cat Is Looking to Slim Down

Originally posted 04/24/2015 04:25 PM

Sprinkles may have had too many kitty cupcakes in her life.

The people taking care of this sweet 33-lb. cat aren't sure how she got so big, but they are looking to help her slim down, according to PressofAtlanticCity.com.

Sprinkles was discovered in a foreclosed home with ear mites, a flea infestation and an infection. She is now under the loving care of S.O.S. Sea Isle City Cats in New Jersey and is feeling better, but she still has some hurdles to overcome.

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Wait – Whose Wedding Did Lea Michele Just Announce?!

Update 04/23/2015 06:25 PM Originally posted 04/23/2015 05:05 PM

Lea Michele knows there's nothing more beautiful than true love.

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How to Make Your Own Viral Cat Video: Taylor Swift Edition | Taylor Swift

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5 Lessons Taylor Swift Taught the Internet About Cat Videos

Originally posted 04/22/2015 06:30 PM

Let's stop pretending the Internet was invented for any other purpose besides providing a safe, happy space for cat videos. You know it. We know it. And, further confirming its universal and irrefutable truth, Taylor Swift knows it.

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