Latest Cat Fancy Stories

2010-01-13 13:09:00

DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dr. Bob deserves thanks for many things; most of all we thank him for the patience and empathy he shows us," wrote Lee and Sandra Wise of San Andreas, Calif., in their nomination essay to the third annual Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet® contest.

2010-01-13 13:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "Animals are his life and his world," wrote Mary Sue Katzenmayer of McHenry, Ill., describing Dr. Patrick Hourigan.

2009-04-23 15:21:00

June 2009 issue offers cat owners suggestions to improve their cat's life and ways to live an eco-friendly lifestyle IRVINE, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cat Fancy, the world's most widely read cat magazine, gives cat parents easy suggestions to live a more environmentally friendly and natural lifestyle with their cat(s) in the June 2009 issue, which features a first-ever "flip issue" called Natural Cat. "Many of us look for ways to live a more natural, eco-friendly lifestyle, so I...

2008-11-25 17:52:15

A pedigreed Persian cat from Raleigh, N.C., has received its 39th Best in Show title at the 2008 International Cat Show in Atlanta. Brandon Moore, 22, said his 1-year-old black Persian, named Santos, was named the top cat from a pool of 730 during the weekend by judges from the Cat Fanciers' Association, the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer reported Tuesday. Moore and the cat's other owners said Santos has been named Best in Show at 39 of the 40 cat shows he has participated in, including shows in...

2008-01-29 09:05:00

The Fertile Crescent of the Middle East has long been identified as a "cradle of civilization" for humans. In a new genetic study, researchers have concluded that all ancestral roads for the modern day domestic cat also lead back to the same locale.

2005-08-18 14:03:49

The number of living Florida panthers has grown from a previously estimated 30 to a recently counted 87 as a result of a controversial breeding effort to improve the genetic health of the endangered and inbred animals, according to a new assessment.

Latest Cat Fancy Reference Libraries

2013-06-11 13:01:15

The Cymric is a domestic cat breed that is often considered to be a color variant or breed variant of the Manx cat, which shares many of its physical characteristics. This breed’s name is derived from the Welsh name for Wales, Cymru, although the cat has no association with that area. The Manx cat is said to have originated from the Isle of Man, although the longhaired Manx is sometimes said to have originated from Canada. Records kept on the Isle of Man show that that tailless trait of...

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Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.