An Italian  cat inherits $10 million becoming the third richest animal in the world. A cat with two extra toes on each foot for a total of 26 helps a Milwaukee animal shelter in need of a new home. And a mummified cat has been found in a all of a cottage near the site of one of Britain’s most infamous witch trials.

These stories plus some funny videos are part of today’s posting.  Each posting could almost warrant a blog posting within itself.  But for now, check out the links to some very interesting cat information.

Cat’s 26 toes help boost Milwaukee animal shelter
BusinessWeek
By CARRIE ANTLFINGER In a reversal of fortunes, a once-unwanted cat has come to the rescue of an animal shelter in need of a new home. However, this orange-and-white tabby named Daniel is no typical cat. He has a near-record 26 toes, a phenomenon that

Cat inherits £10m after owner dies aged 94 becoming third richest pet in the world
Daily Mail
By Nick Pisa An Italian cat has become the third richest animal in the world after inheriting almost £10 million after his wealthy owner died and left him the entire family fortune. Maria Assunta died last month aged 94 years old and according to
Mummified cat walled up in 17th century ‘witch’s cottage’
CNN International
London (CNN) — Engineers have uncovered the haunting remains of a mummified cat bricked up inside the wall of a cottage near the site of one of Britain’s most infamous witch trials. Workers made the startling discovery during routine maintenance on a
Alleged cat killer pleaded not guilty in court
WTNH
A New Britain man accused of killing three cats and injuring four others faced a judge.

Cars, Cats and a Stranger for a Wife
Wall Street Journal
Roaming the lush grounds were cats of varying colors and sizes, all sharing the distinction of having a sixth toe, which stuck out like a hitchhiker’s thumb. I gave one a thumb’s up. Then there was the ceramic cat. In the 1970s, a guide told us,

Simon’s Cat: Fowl play – video
The Guardian
Just not the same plans as his unfortunate owner As Simon’s Cat heads back between hard covers, we bring you an exclusive video of Simon Tofield’s loveable feline. But as lunch approaches, what’s on the menu? by Simon Tofield Is it just me,

CATS‘ to be presented as part of Broadway in Savannah series
Savannah Morning News
By Linda Sickler In October 1991, “CATS” became the longest continuously touring show in American theater history. Twenty years later, it’s still going strong. Marietta native Ashley Chasteen is in her second year of playing Bombalurina in the touring

UPDATED: Fire Guts Town of Brookfield Garage, Cat Missing
Patch.com
The homeowner was awakened by a neighbor and got out safely with one of her two cat but was still searching for her second cat, Bunker. By Lisa Sink An evening fire gutted a Town of Brookfield garage on Dona Vista Drive Wednesday.

And here are a few more.

Dogs Vs. Cats: An illustration : funny
If I ever saw the cats in the sink the temptation to turn on the water would be almost overpowering. Because you know those cats are going to get at least 3 feet of

Cat sings “We wish you a merry Christmas
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BJ Bangs is an established journalist, photographer, and an aspiring author. She loves everything about cats, including writing about them.

2 Responses to Cat inherits $10 million in Italy, Cat found in cottage wall near Britain’s Witch trials

  1. bjbangs says:

    That’s for commenting. The mummified cats and the witch cats are a bit scarey, I agree.

  2. great compilation of cat news, BJ. I had read the 26 toes cat saves animal shelter story – it’s a cutie. but mummified cat remains are a bit spooky for me.

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