The strange neuroscience of the cat parasite called Toxo.
Find out everything there is to know about cats and stay updated on the latest feline news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and cat pictures at LiveScience.com. Learn more about these fascinating creatures as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about cats.
Twitter recently blew up with posts wondering about the feline fascination with taped squares on the ground. An animal behavior expert explains it's not magic that draws Fluffy to the #CatSquare.
How did a fragrance company distill and bottle the elusive and delicious scent of the fur at the back of a kitten’s neck?
Cats are known to carry a parasite linked to symptoms of psychosis in humans, but despite this, a new study finds no connection between cat ownership and symptoms of psychosis.
A cream used to treat skin cancer and abnormal skin lesions can be lethal for pets, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned today.
Half a dozen pet cats in Idaho were infected with plague this year, according to a new report of the cases.
Cats' tongues are covered in mysterious spines, and a group of engineers has found that the teensy structures are shaped like claws and work like Velcro to clean.
All mammals nourish their young with milk, but fat content is one aspect of mothers' milk that can differ greatly from species to species.
The biggest saber-toothed cat skull ever found is helping scientists understand the range of killing techniques used by these extinct and fearsome predators.
Scottish Folds are adorable cats with folded ears and owl-like faces. But their cuteness also condemns them to a life of suffering.
Australian researchers investigating the hunting habits of feral cats discovered that the felines were benefitting from an unexpected ally: intense fires.
If there were an Olympic event for stretching, cats would win gold. They're constantly stretching their muscles, likely for many of the same reasons that people do, experts told Live Science.
A secret photo shoot deep in the forests of Malaysian Borneo is helping researchers determine just how many marbled cats — rare, tree-climbing felines — live in the region, according to a new study.
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