These cats are painted in all their inky gloriousness with only black watercolours and ink

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Friday 13 February 2015

Using only black watercolours and ink, Serbian artist Endre Penovac leaves me absolutely gobsmacked with his wonderful, fluffy renditions of black cats.

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Yes, it’s true: Singapore now has its own cat museum

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Thursday 15 January 2015

Wow, there’s now a new cat museum in Singapore that celebrates, well, cats. And we thought the Internet already had that covered. Dubbed Lion City Kitty, it’s not, as the name suggests, just random cat memorabilia on show.

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Finally, a photo series dedicated to the crazy cat lovers of the world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 8 January 2015

We’ve heard you like cats. Lots of them. So instead of showing you another cat video or cute cat meme, we’re presenting you to a photo series full of the fabulous felines. These photos were shot by photographer Andreanne Lupien and feature cats and their crazy owners in their homes, doing crazy cat lover things like trying to watch TV (but the cat’s in the way), eating (but the cat’s in the way), and getting ready in the morning (but the cat is in the way, again).

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Cats and mice who are off to war may want to put on this protective armour first

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Monday 29 December 2014

When the time comes for cats and mice to battle it out, they will probably deck themselves out in Jeff de Boer’s magnificent metallic armours and fight in style. Jeff is a Calgary-based multi-media artist with an international reputation for producing some of the world’s most original and well-crafted works of art. With an emphasis […]

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It may be possible that your fur baby has a vendetta against Christmas

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 16 December 2014

Have you put up your tree to outshine all trees yet? If so, you have my prayers that your pet doesn’t morph into Conan the Destroyer during this festive time of the year. And I certainly hope that the owners of these frisky fur babies have learned their lessons from Christmases past and segregate their […]

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Autistic man spends 20 years converting his home into kitty heaven

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By Kenny Ong in News on Thursday 13 November 2014

This one is for the cat lovers. Greg Krueger, from St. James, Minnesota, has spent over 20 years and US$10,000 renovating his home for the happiness of his fur babies. The entire house is one gigantic kitty heaven filled with elaborate tunnels, padded cubbyholes, and 100 yards of catwalk. ‘I just love trails and paths, […]

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Cats taking a stab at contemporary dance with human companions

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 8 November 2014

Anyone remember that gem of a book, Why Cats Paint? As it turns out, the same authors, Burton Silver and Heather Busch went on to publish another coffee table book, Dancing With Cats, documenting just that: humans dancing with cats.

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Nothing will stop this cat from staring blankly into the unknown

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 7 November 2014

Now that’s what you call undivided attention! In the following video, a cat stares blankly into the abyss, not even flinching when its human starts calling it out and poking its face. When the camera pans to where it’s gazing at, there’s only a blank wall. So what’s getting the attention of this feline? A bird? An invisible specter? The mystery continues!

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Now you can be a cat slurping water from your mug

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 6 November 2014

It’s said that downing a glass of water first thing in the morning is good for you. Well, why not do that and be a cat about it? This adorable mug made of Boronsilicate glass will help you gulp down 550ml of your watery treat and transform into a cat at the same time. If […]

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Want to know how to train a cat to sit in a certain spot? Do it with duct tape!

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By Kenny Ong in Cool Websites on Tuesday 28 October 2014

A Japanese cat blog called Guremike has been getting plenty of hits from cat lovers ever since pictures of how a particular kitty was circus-trained to sit inside a circle made from duct tape.

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Tea and kittens will remove the daily stress from office environments

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Monday 27 October 2014

Since the office can be a stressful place, you should always have a website you visit to relax and take five. Some might choose Reddit, others might choose Digg, and let’s face it, the more intelligent office workers will select Lost at E Minor to browse while neglecting work. But if you’re looking for a fluffier website, a place where you’ll feel on cloud nine and like your stress is just washing away, may I suggest you visit Tea and Kittens.

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These cats will always look shocked when they see you

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 14 October 2014

In my neighborhood, there are many stray cats who are well fed by kind souls and all they seem to do is bask in the sun and judge you with inscrutable eyes when you walk pass them. As for this particular group of cats, they seem to do more than judge. They actually look askance at you when you approach.

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Needy cat owners! You may be stressing out your cat

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Monday 22 September 2014

The Guardian has published an article on how to spot warning signs of stress in your cat, and one of the top causes appears to be… needy cat owners who seek attention from their cats. Uh huh, that could be you. According to cat and human counsellor Vicky Halls, your cat didn’t sign up for all your people needs: ’In years gone by, I don’t remember people wanting or making such complex emotional demands of a cat.

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Move over cats, this kitty with no nose or lips is now ruling the Internet

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 20 September 2014

Have you seen Lazarus, the cat with a cleft palate? Rescued two years ago from the streets of Johnson City, Tennessee as a malnourished 10-week-old kitty with a mouth infection, he was given a second shot at life (he is now cared for by special education worker Cindy Chambers at East Tennessee State University).

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Be afraid, be very afraid: This man knows where your cat lives

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Associate art professor Owen Mundy has created a data map, I Know Where Your Cat Lives, which, true to its name, maps out cat photos from photo-sharing sites like Flickr and Instagram, thanks to some software he wrote to access API data with. It’s a thought-provoking project, though cat owners seem not quite as alarmed […]

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