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What an evolutionary biologist got wrong about cats

Sep 7, 2023
Jonathan Losos, author or "The Cat's Meow," shares an insight that will have cat owners purring in agreement.
Jonathan Losos with his cat, Nelson.

Hiring a cat? This organization can help

Jul 4, 2023
Hard Hat Cats places feral cats in breweries, bodegas and other businesses looking for organic pest prevention.
Dulce, a cat with a history of biting and scratching, was adopted by a Brooklyn brewery as a “working cat” through an organization called Hard Hat Cats.
Courtesy of Hard Hat Cats

Keeping up with cat-flation and the rising minimum wage

Feb 14, 2023
The entrepreneur behind a Florida cat cafe hopes 2023 brings reduced costs and many more adoptions.
The costs of cat care supplies have increased, and the owner of a cat cafe in Florida is looking for alternatives.
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A love of furry felines turns into a business opportunity

Jul 4, 2022
"There were days when I didn't even make enough money to cover my labor costs, but we made it," says Angeli Rodriguez, owner of The Witty Whisker.
Rodriguez hopes to franchise her business and use it as supplement to animal shelters.
Angeli Rodriguez

Small talk: Pink lights, games with cats, Google ads

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: using pink lights to deter criminals, an interspecies iPad game you can play with your cat, Google replacing ringtones with ads.

Fear Fast Fashion

Nov 27, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace race into the world of fast fashion.

This Kickstarter has the most supporters

Feb 26, 2015
The Kickstarter with the most supporters, at 219,382 people, is a card game called Exploding Kittens.

For public good, not for profit.

More people own cats than stock these days

Sep 9, 2014
Stocking up on cats instead of shares? You're not alone.

Who let the cats out? Russia did.

Aug 28, 2014
Russia is lending cats out to people taking out mortgages because of Russian lore.

I Can't Believe I Bought That: Cat edition

Jul 11, 2014
David Branccaccio tells a story of his most regretful purchase.

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