An elderly female lion at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas has sprouted a mane. This phenomenon has only been seen a handful of times.
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A new study of bones from the Grand Canyon reveals that this steep, rocky landscape was once a hunting ground for the extinct American cheetah.
Cats may be able to remember the names of cohabitating cats — but it depends where they live, new research suggests.
Cheetahs are unique members of the big cat family, with bodies built for acceleration and short bursts of incredible speed.
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.
A new study finds that cats, unlike dogs, will gladly accept food from people who are not nice to their owners.
Dymka the cat suffered severe frostbite in all four paws, but after they were amputated she received new titanium limbs.
The key to success is to focus on providing the cat with as much choice and control during interactions as possible.
Cat butts are home to communities of microbes that produce cats' distinctive, stinky pheromone spray.
Feral cats are driving many Australian species to the brink of extinction, and the government is stepping in.