Cats create "mental maps" using audio cues, scientists have discovered. This enables cats to spatially orient unseen companions, an ability that was previously unknown in felines.
Cats may be able to remember the names of cohabitating cats — but it depends where they live, new research suggests.
Cats that have an extreme response to catnip may look like they're experiencing euphoria.
Here's the science behind the so-called "cat gap," a roughly 7 million-long period in North America in which there aren't any known cat fossils.
It's an instinctual behavior for cats to seek out confined spaces, such as boxes, bags and baskets — Live Science explains why.
A record-breaking female Nathusius' pipistrelle bat traveled more than 1,200 miles from London to Russia, where it was recently killed by a local cat.
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