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Cat news sounds awfully human

Cats are all over, including all over the news and the internet. Today, let’s take a look at some cat stories, some which appear awfully human.

Would you believe the New York City Health Department wants to bannish a favorite eatery’s cat from freedom to a leash? Maybe they should consult with the Japanese bistros where people come for cafe and to socialize with the cats.  But that’s a subject for another day.

Another post talks about a feline stuck on a roof. And of course, there’s info about holiday shopping, fitness and diabetes. Sounds just like human issues if you ask me.

Check them out and enjoy.

Turning tubby tabby into fitter feline
Modesto Bee
By Jeff Kahler, DVM It is estimated that more than 30 percent of dogs and cats are obese — not just overweight, but truly obese. That means they are hauling around30 percent or more of excess fat. Sandra’s cat Louie weighs 26 pounds.

Funny Felines In Musical Cat Calendar: Cat Got Your Drum? (Pictures)
Huffington Post UK
The cat’s out of the bag on this one. For those bored of moggies merely eating sleeping (and purring) this calendar casts cats in whole mew light. The eerily anthropomorphic pictures were achieved using real pet cats. The images were then digitally

Holiday Gift Guide for Lovers of Cats and Dogs
PR Newswire (press release)
Holiday party hosts are free from relegating pet furniture to the basement as The Refined Feline and The Refined Canine launch new lines of chic cat and dog beds. NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The holiday season brings families together and

Will County animals that need homes
Chicago Sun-Times
Darrin was returned to Humane Haven after he was diagnosed with feline diabetes. Diabetes is fairly common in cats and is an easily treated feline disease that requires a bit of vigilance and twice daily insulin shots. Darrin can be seen at PetSmart in

And some web sites that are worth checking out.

Frisky feline comes down from Phoenix rooftop
Phoenix Arizona news, breaking news, local news, weather radar, traffic from ABC15 News | ABC15.com.

Cat Flap as NYC Leashes Hotel’s Famed Feline
The city’s favorite feline, a blue-eyed ragdoll, took up residence last winter. She’s the 10th Algonquin cat since Rusty, aka Hamlet I, moved into the hotel,
Feline Diabetes – Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical

Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine is a major veterinary educational, medical and research institution located in College Station, Texas.

Five dollar feline adoption
If you’re looking for a new pet you may be in luck this weekend.