Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Animals with black fur are less likely to be adopted from shelters, for muddled reasons including superstitions and people thinking it’s tricky to photograph cats and dogs with darker coats.

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

To learn more about how exactly cats went from living in the wild, to becoming our pets, to their current celebrity status , we teamed up with Purina in search of answers to cat owners’ most pressing questions about feline evolution.

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

While wild cats take a series of short “cat naps” throughout the day to stay vigilant toward both predators and potential prey, house cats live in an environment where it’s safe to sleep for long stretches of time during the day -- which amounts to having extra energy to burn at night.

Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house?

Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house?

The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house? Does my cat purr when I’m not there?

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

To learn more about how exactly cats went from living in the wild, to becoming our pets, to their current celebrity status, we teamed up with Purina in search of answers to cat owners’ most pressing questions about feline evolution.