Mario’s World Is Now Available For Your Cat

Etsy is a magical thing, really. Cat lovers of all kind can find solace in the kinship of the crafty world of Etsy and now if you are also a gamer, like me, your worlds are about to collide. Mike Wilson and Megan Hanneman, two Etsy shop owners, have recreated the world of Mario for…

Ancient Chinese Cat Fossils Reveal Oldest Known Domesticated Cat

  Contrary to popular belief, it appears that the first evidence of domesticated cats have popped up in China. A recent discovery of 5,300-year-old cat fossils by archaeologists in China provide the oldest known physical and genetic evidence of domesticated cats. The report was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It describes a…

Mew-Genics: The Cat Lady Sim Game

  The developers behind “Super Meat Boy” recently revealed (and attempted to explain) their newest game, “Mew-Genics.” Edmund McMillen used the above webcomic to explained the game which is simply about “cat genetics and the forced evolution of the most adaptive species on this whole planet.” In “Mew-Genics,” players mash two cats together in order to…

The Hunger Games Cat Recast Because DUH

Note: this is the EXACT type of cat I DREAM of owning one day. I obsessively read all three “The Hunger Games” books in a period of about two weeks last year before the first film came out. Then it came out and what did I find? A weird cat in the place where Buttercup…

A Japanese Cat Cafe That Specializes in (adorable) Black Cats

I am a HUGE supporter of bringing Japanese cat cafes to America. Especially after seeing this recent news item. A new cafe has sprung up in Himeji, Japan that apparently specializes in black cats. Called the  “Cafe Nekobiyaka Kuro Neko cm,” the feline paradise, as MyNavi explains, opened as a “black cat cafe” late last month and is…