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.

A cat with angel wings perched on a patio chair; Illustration by Christina Wald

An Unlikely Feline Friend Brought Heaven-Sent Comfort

Was the yellow-striped cat bringing a message from her husband who had recently died of a heart attack?

Amanda and Mr. Bojangles

A Little Black Cat Showed Her the True Meaning of Love

She didn’t know how to fully open her heart. Then came Mr. Bojangles.

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John greeting a cat named Fish

This Annual Cat Tour Brings a Minneapolis Neighborhood Together

The Wedge Cat Tour is 1.5 miles long, featuring all types of quirky felines.

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Truffles the cat wearing her statement frames

How Truffles the Cat Helps Kids Who Need Glasses

The former stray found her home and calling in an optical shop: She shows kids who need glasses they don’t need to be afraid.

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Micah Thompson and her cat, Ron, and mother Stephanie

How a Cat Became an Answer to a Mother's Prayer

If she didn’t find a way to bond with her teenage daughter soon, she worried she might never be close to her.

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Gracie in a church pew; Photo credit: Katie Canty

How a Church Cat Brought Happiness and Comfort

This heaven-sent feline touched the lives of everyone she met.

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A close up of a cat's side profile; Getty Images

A Collection of Divinely Guided Cat Stories

Having a cat in your life can be an enriching, rewarding experience. Here are several stories of other cats who also seemed to be guided by something more. Something divine.

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Lou Dean; Photo credit: Matthew Staver

Her Dream Forewarned Danger for Her Beloved Cat

The incident increased her faith and reminded her of the power of prayer.   

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Brian, Cali and Cathleen at home with cats Butter and Ozzy.

How a Pair of Kittens Reunited After 2 Years

It would take a miracle to find the the other cat. Could she keep the promise to her daughter after choosing only one of the bonded pair?

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Horatio the Cat channeling Van Gogh

How a Cat in Costume is Bringing Attention to a Local Library

Horatio has garnered over 10,000 followers for the Centre County Library thanks to his fun and creative costumes.

Pet photo magnets. Photo credit: Susan M. Meredith

These Pet Photo Magnets Keep Their Furry Friends Close

This creative idea allows them to remember their beloved pets that have passed away.

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A headshot portrait of a black and white cat. Photo credit: Maddie McGarvey

See How this Cat Café Sustains the Perfect Feline Community

 Eat Purr Love Café offers creative ways for humans and cats to interact with each other.

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Iris and her pet cat, Thula

A Kitten Became Her Daughter's Perfect Companion

She worried her daughter's severe autism would prevent her from knowing true love and joy. Then came Thula.

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Man with cat

He Created a Million Dollar Business with Just a Cat Toy

Jim Boelke tells us how his love of cats helped him start a million-dollar empire. 

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Bronson the Cat

This Cat’s Weight Loss Journey Is Captivating the Internet

This hefty feline has shed over 20 percent of his body weight.

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A black cat poses imperiously on a computer desk

5 Things We Can Learn from Our Cats About Staying Positive While Sheltering at Home

Pets can teach valuable lessons about how to make the most of social distancing.

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