‘Croydon cat killer’ still on the loose and suspected of mutilating over 370 pets in two-year spree

Dismembered bodies of felines found across Britain conform to same pattern Scooter slipped out her home on the south coast of England one night in the summer, BBC News reported, and turned up the next morning on a nearby lawn – sliced down the length of her belly, entrails pulled out and piled up beside …

Aberdeen University students are pushing for Buttons the cat to be voted new rector

‘University management do not take our interests seriously’, student says Hundreds of students are fighting for a cat to become the University of Aberdeen’s new rector. Students fed up with university management not representing their interests have nominated Buttons the cat for the position once held by Winston Churchill – arguing for “cats not bureaucrats”. …

The secret life of Istanbul’s street cats

Some cat-loving Istanbulites buy little feline houses to keep their furry neighbours warm on cold nights In Istanbul’s narrow backstreets, cats perch on rooftops and window sills, crouch on doorsteps and rest on nearly every corner. Whether lounging in sunlight, grooming themselves or scampering into shops in search of food, cats have become an inseparable …

Paw choice? Cats show right and left-hand preferences

Females favour the right and males the left, say researchers, although reason is still unclear Whether stalking down the stairs or tiptoeing into the litter box, cats have a preference for which paw they put forward, according to new research, with females favouring their right paw and males their left. Scientists say that while such …