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Kitty Wigs

We just became aware of this. Sadly, now you are too. Selected bits from the KittyWigs.com FAQ: Question: Is this for real? Yes, yes, a thousand times yes! Kitty Wigs are a fun prop to be used to enhance playtime with your feline friends. They’re especially fun for photo sessions. Question: Isn’t this cruelty to…

Cheetah Loose on Delta Flight

* You are now free to be devoured by a cheetah * From the AP: ATLANTA – A Delta baggage worker got a bit of a fright when she opened a jetliner’s cargo door and found a cheetah running loose amid the luggage. Delta spokeswoman Betsy Talton said Friday that two cheetahs were being flown…

After a recent heat wave in China’s Sichuan province, local cats sprouted strange appendages resembling wings, as reported in the Bill Moyer’s Journal of England, the Daily Mail. The Daily Mail claims to have spoken with genetic experts (i.e. Nigel in the mail room) who said that these growths come from “poor grooming, a genetic…

Adorable!

Benny and his buddy Andy (no relation) are going camping this weekend. Benny sent this adorable video postcard to Andy to get him jazzed up about the festivities! See below the fold…

While Andrew and I tend to focus on bizarre animal news from the fringes of research and geography, every once in a while we like to do a fluff piece that is close to home…this next piece couldn’t be fluffier or closer to home. Between the years of 2003-2006, Lewis, a polydactyl, domestic longhair cat…

Yet another crazy cat person has made the news. This time, 47-year-old Michael Louis Vondueren of Sacramento who was discovered with 300 dead cats, stuffed in various freezers around his house. A recent photo of Vondueren taken outside his Sacramento home Andrew and I have been racking our brains…What is it about crazy people and…

As many of you might have noticed, Benny and I have been off for the week for Christmas in San Francisco. The plan was to visit the Zoo on Wednesday, which obviously did not happen, so we checked out the Monterey Bay Aquarium for a twelfth time. Anyway, our apologies for the lack of posts.…

Cat Toilet Training Kit

Finally an invention Zooillogix can get behind! Inventor, Jo Lapidge from Canberra, Australia has unveiled a kit called the Litter Kwitter, designed to train cats to use the toilet rather than the unruly and unsanitary litter box. Inspired by the movie, Meet the Parents, Lapidge developed a three step program for teaching cats to balance…