Top Cat Headlines of 2022
From political animals to hero cats, from cat science to kitty-friendly videogames, 2022 was a busy news year for our feline friends. The MEOW-velous return of CatCon in October was certainly our highlight! Here’s our roundup of the top feline-centric stories, by CAT-egory:
- Meet Willow the White House Cat
- Alberta, Canada’s Speaker of the House has a new staff member: a kitten named Hansard
- Larry, the resident cat at #10 Downing Street, stole the spotlight from the new Prime Minister
Science and Tech
- Flossie, the world’s oldest living cat, is 27 years old
- “I know you!” Cats recognize the names of other cats
- Check out the app that translates your cat’s meows
- Yes, cats react to ‘baby talk’
Cats to the Rescue!
- An update on the adorable kittens that were born in a HISS-toric fighter jet
- Hero Cat helps stop an armed robbery attempt
- True cat tale: “My cat saved my life”
- A cat at the Last Supper? What medieval manuscripts teach us about our ancestors’ pets
- ‘Stray’ videogame has real-life cats playing along
- Boop, the cat-centric board game, was a Christmas hit
Cat Questions Answered
- Are you petting your cat wrong?
- How to stop your cat meowing in the middle of the night
- 4 ways to tell if your cat loves you
- Why cats knead
And in the Awww Dept…
- A Poorly Drawn Cats Love Story!
- Woman reunited with missing cat after recognizing its meow on phone
- Furever Friends matches seniors with cats in need of a home
CatCon in the News
- The Australian Firefighters made an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, sharing their mission of finding forever homes for 200 kittens at CatCon
- CatCon revealed a new art exhibit dedicated to ‘National Treasure’ Nicolas Cage and his cat
- LA Weekly raved CatCon is “a wonderland of merch, feline-friendly celebrity appearances, petting, nibbles, stuff you’ve never even thought of, and of course, art.”
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