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.
Elena having fun wit her cat, Desmond.

How She Met Her Feline Friend Named Desmond

She knew that this kitten was meant to be hers.

Two stray cats on the lookout.

City Cats Go After Rats in Washington D.C.

Blue Collar Cats places feral felines in homes and businesses to control the rodent population.

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Photograph courtesy Nancy Sliwa

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.

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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.

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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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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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Woman holding cat

9 Cat Behaviors You've Always Been Curious About, Explained

Strange sounds, peculiar quirks, weird rituals, these are the strangest cat behaviors you've always been curious about, explained. 

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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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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