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.
You've probably seen her before in the internet, but Venus', the feline with a split-toned face and heterochromatic colored eyes, from North Carolina has recently gone viral on the internet. Though infrequently seen in humans, complete heterochromia is more frequently observed in other species, where it almost always involves one blue eye, like Venus. The blue eye occurs within a white spot, where melanin is absent from the skin and hair. Continue reading for a video.
Wendy McKee, a Texas-based photographer gave new life to a litter of kittens by dressing them up as characters from famous movies / TV shows like Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz, The Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, and Game of Thrones. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a last-minute skydiving chute pull that will make your heart skip a beat.
Ever wonder why some cats just love standing on two legs like humans do? Well, aside from trying to earn some treats, some cats really try to make the effort and stand on their hind legs in an attempt to head butt a body part on or as near to your face as they can manage. Once you have been suitably rubbed your cat will then take himself off to groom his body and check out your scent. Continue reading for more.
Introducing Zarathustra, a fat cat who became an internet sensation after his geeky owner, Svetlana Petrova, decided add him to some legendary portraits. Bored Panda reports that Svetlana inherited Zarathustra from her late mother, and the cat was so well-fed that there was no question about what to call the project: Fat Cat Art. Continue reading to see more.