Photo of the Day: Taiwan president's purrfect running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwan presidential race heats up, a massive billboard showing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) holding one of her cats has surfaced in Taipei. On Saturday (Nov. 16)...

Cats turn into collateral damage in Taiwan presidential election campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Facebook group for cat lovers was banned after it featured an interview with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) about her love for the pets, reports said Wednesday (October 16...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Winter is all but over, and Spring is on its way. Here are a few things to look forward to, happening in Taipei at the beginning of March. For an afternoon of modern, i...

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get...

Photo of black kitty on Taipei animal shelter website attracts attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A black kitten’s photo attracted a lot of attention online after the Taipei City Animal Protection Office (TCAPO) posted it on the pet adoption section of the agency&...

AP PHOTOS: Stray cats find a home on an Amsterdam houseboat

AMSTERDAM (AP) — In the heart of the Dutch capital, on a canal near one of the busiest shopping streets, a floating animal sanctuary called The Catboat provides refuge for about 50 stray and abandoned...

Much ado about poo: Feces fuels Hawaii feral feline debate

HONOLULU (AP) — Two wildlife issues have collided in Hawaii, pitting one group of animal defenders against another in an impassioned debate. The point of contention? Deadly cat poop and the feral feli...

Cats-R-Us: Ads out, felines in at London Tube station

LONDON (AP) -- Tube mice are a common sight in London's underground, but now one station has been taken over by cats -- or at least their photos.All of the advertisements at London's Clapham Common Tu...

Man to be fined for abandoning pets in cat village

Taipei, July 29 (CNA) A man from New Taipei City faces a fine of NT$30,000 (US$939.57) for abandoning two pet cats outside a village in northern Taiwan known for its stray cats, an official said Fri...

Famous Japanese writer wants to visit Taiwan's cat village

Taipei, April 22 (CNA) Renowned Japanese writer Maruki Murakami (????), who is known as a cat lover, has said that he has never been to Taiwan and is interested in visiting the country's Houtong (?...