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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Cat

Last year
# cat me if you can
Let the cat out of the bag: Airport security staff spot stowaway in suitcase
The cat, called Smells, was fortunately retrieved from the case before take-off.
# Courts
Lifetime pet ownership ban placed on woman who starved 18-month-old cat to death
Judge Anthony Halpin described it as the worst animal neglect case he had seen.
All time
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about cats?
Meow, meow, etc
# Ballyshannon
Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'
The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.
# Coronavirus
Covid-19 confirmed in pet cat in England
Health officials have said there is no evidence pets can transmit the disease to humans.
# Animal Cruelty
Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick
One cat has been rescued and two others are yet to be caught.
ISPCA appeals for help in rehoming 91 cats being cared for around the country
An inspector recently removed ten kittens from a property in Wicklow where the cats were breeding out of control.
Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly
The DSPCA is looking to locate the cat’s owner.
# Clare
Kitten that was kicked and put in frying pan is being rehomed
A video of the incident is being investigated by gardaí.
An interview an Irish kid did with her pet cat is going insanely viral
Asking only the tough questions.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Should a pet sleep in your bed with you?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# route kitty six
Nobody knows how this cat made a two-year, 4,800km journey from California to Canada
BooBoo has turned up 2.5 years after going missing.
# soggy moggy
Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey
The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.
# everything is going to be OK
A 12-year-old girl sent this adorable email to the vet after her cat drank strawberry milk
Subject line: “My cat’s helth”
# purring engine
Driver thinks he's being stopped for speeding - has cat stuck in engine grille
A real life super furry animal.
# meow years resolutions
17 plans your cat is definitely making for 2017
Big plans for the coming year. Big, disruptive plans.
# the best
17 things that only make sense to cat people
Cat hair. Everywhere.
# kitty pancakes
This guy is going viral for making tiny pancakes for his girlfriend's kitten
# french vanilla
Everyone's loving this family's ridiculous conversation about their cat's nightly routine
This cat is better fed than you are.
# wandering off
Take a break and meet the cat that went missing for six years
Chloe shows that microchipping really does work.
# New York
Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat
On Saturday the roommate came home to find Lucy damp, missing fur and her foot facing in the wrong direction.
# unfortunate
A city in America can't figure out why it smells like cat pee
Smelly cat, smelly cat, it’s not your fault.
# Take a Break
This calamity-prone cat has been a hit with viewers in the battle of the Christmas ads
Mog the Cat has been resurrected, after being killed off by author Judith Kerr in 2002.
# Happy ending
A tiny kitten whose tail was skinned off has made a miraculous recovery and has a new home
Patrick was found freezing and terribly injured near Croagh Patrick in Mayo.
# cowcopter
The artist who turned his dead cat into a drone is building a helicopter out of a cow
He also tried to make a submarine out of a badger.
# eight lives left
This video of tipsy Wexford pub-goers trying to save a cat from falling is priceless
Cat melodeon.
# catastrophe
So here's how NOT to tell someone their cat is dead
They found our cat! Oh.
# Rude
This rude cat ruined its owner's yoga video, and now it's become a meme
We like your style, cat.
# aer ling-puss
'Remove Cat Before Flight' is the one video you need to see today
This cat is a hero. No question.
An Australian cat has ended up in Northern Ireland and nobody knows how
You have cat to be kitten me.
# ozzie
An Australian pet cat has ended up in Northern Ireland and nobody knows how
He’s won over the heart of the internet today.
# crochet away
Well, we've just found the best Amazon review of all time
No one in the family is happy with the purchase. Even the furrier members.
# makin' whoopee
This cat couldn't be less impressed by the 'world's biggest whoopee cushion'
“What are you, 10?” – This cat, probably.
This cat singing If You're Happy And You Know It is delighting the internet
If you’re happy and you know it… meow meow.
# Stoned
Two stoners were unreasonably impressed with this cat's ability to jump
“You’re kidding!”
Is this cat going up or down the stairs?
It’s The Dress all over again.
# the cat
Is this cat going up or down these stairs?
It”s been weeks since we had a new The Dress.
# cat melodeon
Curious kitten starts house fire, then alerts owners to the blaze
The kitten didn’t start the fire, it was always burning since the world was turning…
# copycat
Someone keeps photocopying their cat at this library and it's baffling everyone
When a camera just won’t do.
# what did you say
Here's what happens when you smack talk a cat, in cat speak
You’re going DOWN, human.