Cats

Everyone loves comfort animals. Cats are perhaps one of the most comforting pets around. People who have cats as companions know the pleasure of a warm, purring friend curled up on a lap. The joy of having cats is contagious. Just ask anyone for their favorite cat stories, and watch their faces brighten with love.
Two feral kittens eating a meal.

Cats Help Keep City Streets Safe from Rats

In New York City, feral cats receive food and shelter and help keep down the rat population.

Street cat

The Good ‘Cat’ Samaritans

The kind deeds of two neighborhood ladies who care for hungry kitties.

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Cat and chicken huddle together during fire

A Cat and a Chicken Help Each Other Survive California Wildfire

While the fire raged, two creatures found comfort in each other.

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Purring cat

Life Lesson from a Cat

After a stressful visit to the vet, some spiritual perspective on facing things we dread.

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Josh with wife Becky, daughter Penelope Iris and feline friend Theo

The Comfort Cat Who Saved an Iraq Veteran's Life

Traumatic brain injury and PTSD had left this veteran feeling hopeless, but a stray cat gave him a reason to live.

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Cat at the Ein Gev restaurant by the Sea of Galilee

Cats of the Holy Land

Check out these fun photos of cats in the Holy Land and learn about the sacred sites where these cats love to hang out.

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Three of a Kind

Cats on Call: How 3 Cats Helped Her Heal

After saving their lives, a heart patient discovers how her cats—Schnookie, Ophelia and Simon—were her rescue squad.

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Feral cat

Life with a Feral Cat

No amount of spitting and hissing, sometimes scratching, will stop me from feeding her. Here's why.

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Adopting a Stray Cat Changed Her Life

Adopting a Stray Cat Changed Her Life

Love an animal? Not me!

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Vet adopts 30 pound cat

A Veteran with PTSD Rescues Adorable 30-Pound Cat

Gusman was looking for a therapy animal to help manage his PTSD. Enter, Meatloaf.

The perfect cat

The Perfect Home for This Stray Cat

Proof this little kitty's new home was meant to be.

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Dr. Carol Bocan cuddles with her cat, Luna

How This Dog Lover Became a Cat Fancier

After saying goodbye to her beloved pooch, Dr. Carol Bocan prayed about adopting a cat. Her prayers were answered by a very special feline named Luna.

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Keenan the cat

A Very Comforting Cat

She'd decided to get a cat to comfort her as she grieved the loss of her sister, but how would she know which one to choose?

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6 things about love we can learn from our pets.

6 Lessons in Love from a Cat

Six truths about love we can learn from our pets.

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