If Tardar Sauce "The Grumpy Cat" is already a famous internet meme, but Garfi the Persian "Angry Cat" isn't far behind. Despite the mean-looking expression, Garfi is a sweet and kind cat, according to its owner. "He's a great model, and his similarity to Garfield is indeed striking. Garfi lives in Turkey with his owner Hulya Ozkok, surrounded by a big family and his other cat friends," says Bored Panda. Continue reading for more images.
First off, the act of somebody being taken red-handed (red-pawed in this case) means that they are either in the act of committing a crime or with clear evidence of it about them. All of these cats were captured by their owner(s) at the perfect time, or at least in the act of stealing something. No matter what kind of food it is, these felines will find a way to get at it. Continue reading for more.
It was not until the 15th century that spies were specially trained for their purpose. It was around this time that the word shinobi appeared to define and clearly identify ninja as a secretive group of agents. The ninja were stealth soldiers and mercenaries hired mostly by daimyos. Their primary roles were those of espionage and sabotage, although assassinations were also attributed to ninja. In battle, the ninja could also be used to cause confusion amongst the enemy. Cats just might be ninjas of the animal world, and these images show why. Continue reading for more.
What better place for your cat(s) to train from the next Ninja Warrior competition than with an Indiana Jones-inspired bridge? According to its creator, "The bridge slats are 8.75" wide and roped together. The railing is hand-woven twine to lessen the swing and give the cats the ability to lounge on the bridge. Our cats love sleeping in the bridge and our 15lb cat sleeps on his back in it. " Continue reading for more cool gadgets and accessories geeks (and your cats) would love.
Everyone knows the internet loves cats, and that's why Pizza Hut Japan decided to use the adorable animals for their latest promotional campaign. Tencho, Hime, Dora, and Detch, are the four newest cat employees their Pizza Cat! store, a fictional Pizza Hut location being run by the animals. In 2012, the company counted more than 6,000 Pizza Hut restaurants in the United States, and more than 5,139 store locations in 94 other countries and territories around the world. Continue reading for four more videos.
You know that feeling of experiencing something for the first time? If so, you probably know that there are both good and bad experiences. For these cats, reactions range from everything outside is lava to plain shock and / or awesomeness. On a related note, did you know that when a cat's intake of water from all sources is inadequate, their kidneys are efficient enough to re-hydrate when they consume saltwater? That's right, their kidneys are so efficient that they can expel the salt while allowing the potable water to re-hydrate the feline in order to help it survive in times of drought. Continue reading for more.
Did you know that cats were domesticated for their appetite for mice and rats in the early days? However, the average pet owner today is content with having them laze around the house to keep them company, but they still do possesses a fierce hunting instinct. With that said, some furniture designers have gone the extra mile to design pieces just for them. Continue reading to see them all.
Geeky cat owners who love technology rejoice! A California-based startup has unveild Bistro, a cat feeder that tracks appetite and weight change patterns using "cat facial-recognition technology." Featuring a built-in camera that constantly monitors a cat as it eat and drinks and then transmits the info to a live video feed, which owners can view on their smartphone using a special app. That's not all, "the device also measures and charts the amount of food and water a cat is consuming, so owners can easily notice strange behavior," says Mashable. Continue reading for a video, more information, and the project page.
Think of One Fast Cat as a giant hamster wheel treadmill hybrid for cats. According to its creator, Sean Farley, "There are many ways to keep your cat lively, giving them access to energetic companions, making a play session part of their day, and/or offering them tempting exercise equipment for use when you're not at home...that's why we came up with 'One Fast Cat' cat wheel." Continue reading for a video, more information and the Kickstarter page.
This followup to Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani's series Underdogs basically matches cats with their respective owners. To create these interesting photos, he first shot the owners and their cats in the same portrait style. Next, Magani spent 6-8 hours on each set of images, splicing them together. These photos were shot all over Switzerland and the results are quite weird to say the least. Continue reading to see them all.