Big Small Cats

From Smithsonian.com

Big cats get the lion’s share of our attention. We admire their power, felicity of movement, and striking coats of spots and stripes. But the majority of cat species alive today are small – there are more than thirty species of little cats that prowl landscapes from the Sahara Desert to Siberian forests. And while they might look like the moggies that purr and cuddle on our laps at home, these cats are wildly different, adapted to mimic the calls of their prey, spring astounding distances into the air, and blend into the jungle so thoroughly that even scientists have trouble finding them. Here’s a look at some of the world’s cats that are smaller, but in no way lesser big small cats. To see the rest of the small and powerful click here.

Luxury Cat Hotel

Kennels and catteries are so last year – instead, it’s palaces with spa facilities, and high-end hotels with outdoor balconies where owners are keeping their pampered pets.Luxury accommodation for cats and dogs is the latest trend for holidaymakers who don’t want to feel as though their fluffy friends are missing out while they are away.

And, at up to £60 a night, it’s only for owners with deep pockets.

Feline fine: A pampered pooch in the Kingfisher suite's four-poster bed at the Ings Luxury Cat Hotel

A la carte cat food served on fine bone china at The Ings Luxury Cat Hotel

A la carte cat food served on fine china at Ings

London-themed room at Balneath Wood Boutique

The five-star venues offer a range of facilities – from gourmet meals, and pampering services, to four-poster beds, candlelit meals, and 42-inch TVs displaying fish swimming and birds chirping.

The Ings Luxury Cat Hotel, in Yorkshire, has been overwhelmed with enquiries and is now booked up until 2015.

From The Daily Mail

5 Reasons Why Your Cat is like a Pope

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1. Your cat looks good in fur.

2. Your cat demands regular tithing of kitty treats and rubdowns.

3. Your cat will excommunicate you for a variety of reasons.

4. Your cat expects worshipful attention when he deigns to speak.

5.Your home is a nation state ruled by your cat.

Speaking of talking cats…

You know that sound your Uncle Morty used to make after he had too much food and wine? You don’t have an Uncle Morty?  Well imagine you did and imagine that sound times ten. Now you’re ready to check out the video of lynx talking to each other. You will never complain about Uncle Morty or anyone’s voice ever again.