To demonstrate infectivity, many more tests are needed.
Research suggests that people can learn to read cats' facial expressions.
Compulsory microchipping has the potential to improve the identification and reunification of missing and stolen pets, but this potential can only be met if the current system is fixed.
There are many reasons the movie version of Cats has flopped, not least the unfortunate way in which various characters have been assigned racial characteristics.
From romance to sci-fi to buddy action comedy: here are the true feline stars of the silver screen.
If harm to native wildlife is the main concern then there are much bigger targets for control than grey squirrels.
What can we learn about cats from their faces?
Animals don't just need enough space to live – they need the right kind of space, too. An animal welfare lawyer defends our pets' 'right of place.'
During an emergency it's vital you know what your animals need, where you can take them and what your local rules are. Fortunately, there are plans in place and guidelines to help.
If artificial intelligence can amaze us with its prowess, there are many areas where it falls flat when compared to human and animal intelligence.
Cats have lived around dogs for tens of thousands of years. So using dingoes to control feral cats will not protect our wildlife.
Toxoplasma already infects a third of the world's population but it's very hard to study and so treat.
Have a cat who just loves to scratch? Declawing is a major surgery that comes with serious long-term side effects – and it might not solve the problem anyway.
Cats and humans have different ways of communicating and sometimes that can lead to problems.
Cat muzzles aren't regulated and have the potential to be misused.
Cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.
The institution of pet-keeping is fundamentally unjust as it involves the manipulation of animals’ bodies, behaviours and emotional lives.
Pet owners spend a lot more on dogs than cats, and new research suggests it has a lot to do with how differently canines and felines behave.
A new study examines how to best enforce and prevent animal abuse, including through a dedicated anti-cruelty policing unit.
Backyard burial for your beloved animals raises some surprising problems.