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Users could soon hide 'like' counts on Instagram, Facebook

The tiny red hearts that appear under Instagram photos of kids, kittens and sandwiches can be a source of stress for many users, an insidious way of measuring self worth and popularity. ...

Photo of the Day: New batch of leopard cats at Taipei Zoo revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos of three leopard cat kittens posted by the Taipei Zoo have gone viral. On Monday (April 12), the zoo posted photos of three kittens born to resident leopard cat ...

Endangered leopard cat gives birth to 3 kittens at Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leopard cat gave birth to three kittens at Taipei Zoo, the first time in 20 years that such an event has occurred in captivity, the zoo said Wednesday (March 3). The ...

No cat-astrophe: Police find kittens in 'suspicious package'

NEW MIAMI, Ohio (AP) — A police bomb squad responding to a suspicious package call at an Ohio church made an unexpected discovery: six newborn kittens and their mother inside a duffel bag. ...

Turkish televangelist gets life term for sex abuse, offenses

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Monday sentenced a controversial Muslim televangelist and cult leader to life in prison, finding him guilty of forming a criminal gang and sexual abuse of minors, am...

Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying

NEW YORK (AP) — Danielle Schwartz didn’t ask for an oil painting of her cat. But she loves the portrait of Stinky that hangs in her upstate New York home, a surprise gift from an unlikely place: an on...

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other. Toy companies are targeting stuck-at-home grown-ups with latte-smelling Play-Doh and Legos ...

Taiwanese men sentenced to six months in prison for torturing cats to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two men were sentenced by the Hsinchu District Court on Wednesday (Nov. 4) to six months in prison each for adopting kittens and then torturing them to death. According...

On Brazil’s tropical island of cats, virus led to starvation

MANGARATIBA, Brazil (AP) — All the locals knew the island just west of Rio de Janeiro was teeming with cats. They left food and even brought tourists. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, and human supp...

VIRUS DIARY: In age of pandemic, she finds solace in trees

NEW YORK (AP) — When the virus was raging in New York City, I found solace on the arm of a flowering tree. I embraced a low-hanging branch, rested my head and mourned for my city. It...

Volunteers rescue pets, search for lost ones in Beirut blast

BEIRUT (AP) — When the massive explosion tore through Beirut last week, it did not only kill and injure thousands of people and destroy a large part of the city — it also left scores of animals trappe...

Big Cat Rescue founder now selling coronavirus masks

CITRUS PARK, Fla. (AP) — Are you a cool cat or kitten? There’s now a coronavirus mask out there for you. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Big Cat Rescue founder Carole Baskin, promin...

Cuteness alert: Zoo Miami shows off clouded leopard kittens

MIAMI (AP) — Providing exactly what's needed in these trying times, Zoo Miami has shared images of two clouded leopard cubs. The male and female have been secluded in a den with the...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store for week ending March 29th Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio...

Police say man beat and bound cats, tossed them down chute

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a man has been arrested after he beat several cats, bound them with duct tape and threw them down his apartment building’s garbage chute. Nassau Count...