A Florida man heard purring coming from his parked truck; he ended up using sheet metal cutters to peel back a portion of his truck to reveal a kitten. The Humane Society helped him coax the kitten out. When the public heard about it, several people offered to help pay to repair his truck. cnn.com/2014/06/13/living…
A stray cat Scarlett risked her life 5 times returning to the burning garage to save her kittens. She touched each of them with her nose to ensure they were all alive as the blisters on her eyes kept her from being able to see them. She collapsed unconscious after assuring they were all safe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sca…
Baby bunnies are called kittens, the female rabbit is a doe and the male is a buck mtmarthavet.com.au/baby-r…
Cats eat their kitten's poop kitty-cats.blog/do-cats-e…
Baby squirrels are called "kittens" wildlifeonline.me.uk/anim…
A 2015 Japanese study suggests that looking at pictures of puppies and kittens can help improve focus and concentration. psychologicalscience.org/…
In 2018, a kitten named Pawfficer Donut was sworn in to the Troy, Michigan PD's "Feline Unit" to perform community outreach for the department as well as raise awareness for animal adoption. She replaced another police cat named Pawfficer Badges who got feline leukemia. miamiherald.com/news/nati…
The most prolific narrator of hadiths (non Quranic stories and sermons of the Prophet) was known by the kunyah Abu Hurayrah "Father of a Kitten". Abu Hurayrah is a controversial figure as many of his 5374 hadiths lack witnesses to confirm them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu…
The first ever east-west transatlantic flight (1919) included two stowaways, a rejected crew member named Will Ballantyne and a tabby kitten named "Whoopsie" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R33…
Relative to other animals humans are born prematurely and thus can be "socialized to a far greater extent than any other animal". Human babies are highly dependent for YEARS on adults (vs. e.g., kitten leaving mother weeks after birth) and thus can be taught/nurtured for better or worse. nationalpost.com/opinion/…
The number of teats a mammal has is usually related to the expected size of its litter. Humans have two breasts and usually have one child per pregnancy. Cats have eight teats and three to five kittens per litter. And so on. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea…
Today I learned that a lactating mother dog can feed kittens, and it’s possible that the mother dog can start lactating when she finds an abandoned kitten. wagwalking.com/behavior/w…
In a female cat, the teats are essential for nursing her litter of kittens. Each teat has a unique smell so a kitten can return again and again to same nipple to feed. pets.thenest.com/male-cat…
According to Italian folklore, on the same night that Mary gave birth to Jesus, a virgin cat in Bethlehem gave birth to a kitten en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cul…
Lucy's Law bans pet shops and dealers in England from selling puppies and kittens. It was named after Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who developed fused hips, a curved spine, bald patches and epilepsy after years of mistreatment in the puppy farming system. bbc.com/news/newsbeat-452…
A cat in heat can have multiple eggs, and they can be released over several days of her cycle. If Tabby has chosen more than one Tom during her heat cycle, it's possible she'll be carrying kittens from multiple fathers. catster.com/cat-health-ca…
In 1968 a group of Soviet mathematicians used a BESM-4 computer at the Moscow State Pedagogical University to realistically render the movements of a cat. The short, kitten, was the first instance of digital animation being used to effectively simulate movement youtube.com/watch?v=so_HQ…
Not all cats respond to catnip. The catnip response is hereditary. It is estimated that about 1/3 of the cats lack this gene. Additionally, kittens less than three months old don’t respond to catnip and often even show an aversion. catbehaviorassociates.com…
Researchers surprised to find how closely the proportion of secure and insecure attachments in the kitten and adult cat populations matched the human infant pop. In humans, 65% of infants are securely attached to their caregiver. The majority of cats use their owner as a source of security. phys.org/news/2019-09-cat…
Today I learned about Trap–neuter–return, a program through which free-roaming cats are trapped, spayed and neutered, then returned where they were found. Cats found in unsafe areas are relocated. Kittens are placed in foster homes. Cats with with terminal or untreatable illnesses or injuries are euthanized. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
If a pregnant cat is sick or stressed during pregnancy, her kittens can be born with "fever coat". brucethecat.co.nz/blog/fe…
In 1996 a stray cat who'd given birth to a litter in an abandoned Brooklyn garage returned to the structure five times after a fire broke out to save her kittens, despite her eyes blistered shut and her paw pads burned from the flames. (Mama and babies all survived.) nydailynews.com/archives/…
A litter of kittens can have separate fathers due to multiple mates during the mother's heat. pets.thenest.com/possible…
A group of cats is called a glaring, an unspayed female is called a queen, the obsolete term for a young cat was catling, the parents of kittens are a sire (male) and a dam (female), and domestic cats are descended from the African wildcat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat
In 2012, a Mormon sect in Arizona responded to a former member who spoke out against their leader by placing at his home a kitten that was buried alive in concrete up to the neck inside a metal tube. The kitten was rescued but died a few days later huffingtonpost.com/entry/…
One of the companions of Prophet Muhammad was called Father of Kitten! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu…
An animal shelter can kill animals under 8 weeks of age or ones with behavioral issues or anything else that they think would make them "unsuitable for placement as a pet" and still be considered a no-kill shelter. This means orphans puppies or kitten and feral animals among others. youtube.com/watch?v=-iUjy…
As part of her sentence for abandoning 35 kittens in the woods, an Ohio woman was ordered to spend a night alone in the woods without water, food, or entertainment. abcnews.go.com/GMA/LegalC…
A Kindle also meant kittens born to the same mother cat pets.thenest.com/kindle-k…
Zoos around the world are raising cheetah kittens with puppy companions to help the cheetahs deal with excess energy, learn social cues, and combat stress news.nationalgeographic.c…
A man cut his truck open after hearing a purring noise come from his parking car and found a stray kitten had lodged itself in the frame. He carefully drove to a Humane Society, where the cat was safely rescued. The Society set up a fund to repair his car, with extra money to help other animals cnn.com/2014/06/13/living…
The six-toed cats which live in and around the Hemingway museum in Key West Florida are descendants of the original polydactyl (many-toed) kitten given to Hemingway by a sea captain. wideopenpets.com/story-er…
The US government 'killed thousands of kittens' as part of secretive decades-long experiments independent.co.uk/news/wo…
Meowing is a behavior cats only use as kittens that they have adapted for use with humans because doing so gets our attention. Also, each cat has its own individualized meows. youtube.com/watch?v=qeUM1…
Today I learned of Toxacora, parasitic worms found in puppies and kittens, which are so numerous that a study in Bristol resulted in 3.7 Billion eggs in 4 tons worth of pet poop theatlantic.com/health/ar…
The Sphynx cat came about barely in the 1960s and originated in Canada when a domestic cat gave birth to a hairless kitten. It was then bred solely for its natural hairless trait. animalplanet.com/tv-shows…
It is vital for newborn kittens to begin drinking milk soon after birth in the span of 24 hours at the latest. During the first several days after giving birth, mother cats give off "colostrum" which is a watery and yellowish substance that is full of maternal antibodies, proteins and minerals. pets.thenest.com/newborn-…
Domestic cats may eat their kittens for a variety of reasons, including stress, poor food supply, inexperience at parenthood, or for no apparent reason. concordvets.com.au/pet-bl…
Kittens will swallow their milk teeth! petful.com/pet-health/kit…
A mother cat and her two kittens (all three healthy and adoptable),given to PETA by a Vet who wanted them to find a good home, but was lied to by PETA and the mother and the kittens were put down few minutes after in the back of a van. huffingtonpost.com/nathan…
Today I learned of Michael Cicconetti, a judge in Ohio who uses what he calls "creative justice". He sentences guilty defendants with unusual punishments, such as forcing a woman who abandoned her kittens to spent a winter night outdoors. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
Ships often had token pet cats for pest control, including one who went down along with her litter of kittens on the Titanic en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi…
Today I learned the smallest cat lives in shri Lanka and is a perma kitten forest assassin blogs.scientificamerican.…
An average cat has 1-8 kittens per litter and 2-3 litters per year. During her productive life, one female cat could have more than 100 kittens. A single pair of cats and their kittens can produce as many as 420,000 kittens in just 7 years. fayettehumane.org/fun-fac…
An Ohio woman was sentenced to spend a night in the woods without food, water and entertainment for abandoning 35 kittens abcnews.go.com/GMA/LegalC…
Koko the Gorilla named a kitten All Ball. All Ball died in an accident and Koko signed she was sad and cried alone when no one was around, but there is an audio recording. youtube.com/watch?v=CQCOH…
In 2013 Uber delivered kittens for a cuddle for a $20 donation on National Cat Day. money.cnn.com/2013/10/29/…
A female cat can apparently have kittens until they die of old age. Only we and 2 other species have menopause! livescience.com/22574-ani…
, a group of coconut crabs is called a β€œnightmare,” with leg spans reaching up to three feet, and are known to climb trees on their native islands in the Pacific and Indian oceans; they've also been observed devouring chickens and kittens. weather.com/news/science/…
There were 12 dogs on the Titanic; 3 survived, mostly because they were tiny. There was supposed to be also one cat with young kittens on board the ship to control the rat population - but she was seen disembarking, retrieving one kitten at a time, in Southampton. news.yahoo.com/dogs-titan…
In 1996 a fire broke out in an abandoned garage housing a cat with her 5 kittens. The mother cat went through the flames 5 different times to rescue each kitten. After she felt they were safe, she collapsed unconscious. gloritastic.com/2015/01/t…
When Andrew Lloyd Weber was writing the sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera", a kitten climbed on his digital piano and deleted the entire score. playbill.com/news/article…
A litter of kittens can also be called a kindle or a caboodle (like a murder of crows or a charm of hummingbirds) pets.thenest.com/name-lit…
British director Ken Russell was once challenged to create a film that even he would want to see banned. The result was "A Kitten for Hitler" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_K…
Judge Cicconetti of Ohio dispenses what he calls creative justice. He has sentenced a man who stole from the Salvation Army to spend 24 hours homeless, a woman who abandoned 35 kittens in a forest to spend a night in the woods, & noisy neighbours to listen to classical music instead of rock en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
The reason cats flex (also called kneading) their claws when sitting on your lap is due to a behavior from when it was a kitten. The kitten has to flex its claws around the mothers nipple in order to get it to start lactating. In adulthood its just re triggered from being nurtured indianapublicmedia.org/am…
Koko the gorilla liked to play with kittens youtube.com/watch?time_co…
The reason cats flex (also called kneading) their claws when sitting on your lap is due to a behavior from when it was a kitten. The kitten has to flex its claws around the mothers nipple in order to get it to start lactating. In adulthood its just re triggered from being nurtured indianapublicmedia.org/am…
Cats can carry kittens from multiple fathers during the same pregnancy. This is known as superfecundity. pets.thenest.com/can-cats…
The children's movie "Adventures of Milo and Otis" has numerous allegations of animal abuse, including the possible death at least twenty kittens. Oh, and a pug is fighting a bear. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Vikings used to give kittens to new brides as an essential part of a new household. Also, cats were considered appropiate since they were associated with Freyja, the goddess of love. vikinganswerlady.com/vik_…
Today I learned of Fading Kitten Syndrome, a variety of issues including pale gums, low respiratory rate and body temperature that can affect kittens and lead to death if not properly treated catster.com/lifestyle/ask…
Maru and all Scottish Folds are descended from a single cat named Susie, found on a farm in Scotland in 1961, who was killed by a car three months after producing the first Scottish Fold kittens. simple.wikipedia.org/wiki…
The first recorded raft crossing of the Atlantic took place in 1956 with a crew of three humans and two kittens crossing from Nova Scotia to Cornwall, England. A cousin of Queen Elizabeth adopted the kittens. purr-n-fur.org.uk/featuri…
Cats have (and lose) baby teeth just like humans. (No word on if there is a kitten-variant of the tooth fairy) vetstreet.com/our-pet-exp…
Two kittens, and three men, crossed the Atlantic on a raft made of 9 telephone poles in 1956. The kittens were given to the Duke of Bedford, the Queen's cousin, and lived out their days in luxury. theglobeandmail.com/news/…
A gorilla, who knew sign language, blamed a kitten for ripping a sink out of a wall.(5:48 of the video) ted.com/talks/pamela_meye…
Each day 10,000 humans are born in the US and each day 70,000 puppies and kittens are born. animals-abused.org/spay-n…
When cats bring dead mice or birds back to their owners, "...they are teaching their human to hunt, or helping their human as if feeding 'an elderly cat, or an inept kitten.'"
During the filming of The Adventures of Milo & Otis many animal cruelty allegations were made against the film including the alleged killing of over 20 kittens, the director breaking a cat's paw, and a cat plunging over 100 feet off a cliff. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
An Ohio woman who abandoned kittens was sentenced to sleep in the woods, with no food or entertainment. abcnews.go.com/GMA/LegalC…
Kitten eyes color changes as it grows catster.com/lifestyle/wha…
The name for a baby rabbit is a kitten. simple.m.wikipedia.org/wi…
A group of kittens is called a "kindle" wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is…
In Finland it is forbidden to sell puppies or kittens in pet shops petguidefinland.com/121
Scottish Wildcats were believed to be man killers until as recently as 1950's. Although they are extremely dangerous if you approach their kittens, they are still not capable of killing people. coffeefilms.com/scottishw…
Saturn has small orbiting bodies called moonlets which NASA has informally begun to name after kittens petcha.com/nasa-names-sat…
A cat named Scarlett went in A burning building 5 times to save her kittens en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sca…
All kittens are born with blue eyes. They begin to change color about two weeks after their eyes open. more.com/lifestyle/pets/2…
Kittens raised in an all-vertical or horizontal world were "blind" to lines running the other way when removed from their environment, helping scientists understand the importance of the "critical period" in brain development. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Cats lose their 26 baby teeth, otherwise called "milk teeth" around 4 months of age. Kittens go through a teething process and then by 6-7 months of age the average kitten will have 30 adult teeth. vcahospitals.com/know-you…
In an experiment where a kitten was raised in the same cage as a rat, the cat not only refrained from attacking the rat, but the two became close companions, and the cat refused to chase or kill any other rats as well. psych.utoronto.ca/users/s…
A close companion of the islamic prophet Muhammed was called "Abu Hurariah", which means "Father of the Kitten" since he used to carry a small kitten in his sleeve and take care of it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu…
The Phantom of the Opera's sequel, "Love Never Dies", was delayed because Andrew Lloyd Webber's 6 month old kitten climbed onto his digital piano and accidentally deleted the entire score. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lov…
A baby rabbit is called a kitten, not a bunny. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rab…
Baby rabbits are called kittens simple.wikipedia.org/wiki…
Because each sperm (even from different cat fathers) fertilizes a separate egg, there can be a different father for each kitten in a litter. But that mother cat can have other litters of kittens all fathered by the same male. drjeffnichol.com/differen…
A baby rabbit is called a kitten blog.oxforddictionaries.c…
A single pair of cats and their kittens can produce as many as 420,000 kittens in 7 years!! kittenbaby.com/articles/c…
The invention of the cat door is attributed anecdotally to Isaac Newton. He put one large hole for his cat and a small hole for her kittens. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet…
There is a Green Lantern villain called Dex-Starr. He is an abandoned kitten who was adopted, had his owner killed, was left homeless, and was thrown off the Brooklyn Bridge by thugs in a bag to drown him for their amusement. Due to his anger to all of this, he was chosen to be a Red Lantern. comicvine.gamespot.com/de…
A group of kittens is called a kindle. cattime.com/cat-facts/kit…
Scientists have genetically engineered kittens that glow in the dark using jellyfish genes and they're being used to research AIDS livescience.com/15994-glo…
Today I learned of Adnan Oktar a popular Islamic creationist cult leader. He has a very popular tv show in Turkey on which he is surrounded by Versace wrapped blondes called kittens that call him master and talk about Kim Kardashian. slate.com/articles/double…
In 2008 a fitness trainer adopted a stray kitten after she started running alongside him on his daily jog. He trained the cat and reduced her running time across 150 yards from 2 minutes to 54 seconds gimundo.com/news/article/…
The proper term for a baby rabbit is "kitten". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rab…
A guy tortured and killed a rescued kitten with an axe and ejaculated over it, and the Finnish Museum of Modern bought this 'Masterpiece' for their collection, and now he's a Professor of Visual Art. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tee…
In the 2003 provincial election in Ontario, Canada, one candidate issued an official press release referring to his opponent as an "evil reptilian kitten-eater from another planet". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rep…
Baby rabbits are called kittens en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rab…
It is completely natural for a kitten to know how to play fetch. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…

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