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Bruce Is The Happiest Sad Cat Ever

Before finding their true happiness in the world, some cats walk a sad and lonely path to get there. Bruce the cat is one such forlorn soul, but his path finally led him to his…

25 Cats And Kittens Who Are Ready For…

(Picture Credit: A’la Foto – Anneli Larsson/Getty Images) Easter is on the way! It’s a holiday we celebrate with our friends and family, including our furry family members. Some of our cats even like to…

Albatross Stories welcomes a new star

Bird Island is the place to be! As always, it is go go go down on South Georgia – although it is particularly the case at this time of year. Home to four out of the world’s…

How Your Cat Got Those Cute, White ‘Socks’

As a young cat lover, my favorite book was Socks by Beverly Cleary. The gray tabby of the Bricker family was aptly named as his paws were indeed socked in white fur. Ever since then,…

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How Cats Are Coping With 24/7 Home-Bound Humans

In these days of distancing, humans are learning what the daily life of an indoor cat feels like. While we are honored to learn the lessons our cats can teach us, the kitties are getting…

Why Do Cats Go Bonkers When They See…

(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) Anyone who loves cats has witnessed the “cat in a mirror” phenomenon. The first time a cat catches a glimpse of themselves in the mirror, they usually go absolutely bonkers! They’ll…

5 Steps For Keeping Your Cat Safe During…

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) In December 2015, right after Christmas, numerous tornadoes hit the Dallas, Texas area and left huge amounts of damage in their wake. Even though it wasn’t tornado season, the danger was…

Why Do Cats Go Bonkers When They See…

(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) Anyone who loves cats has witnessed the “cat in a mirror” phenomenon. The first time a cat catches a glimpse of themselves in the mirror, they usually go absolutely bonkers! They’ll…

Protecting the forest giants

Deep within the rainforests of São Tomé and Príncipe hides a slow-moving, gentle giant: the Obô Snail Archachatina bicarinata. You may have encountered giant African land snails before, or even kept one as a pet…

5 ways we’re protecting unique wildlife in France’s…

More than 80 percent of France’s biodiversity is located in just five overseas territories: French Guiana, Réunion Island, Martinique, Saint-Martin and Mayotte. But forestry, mining, urban sprawl, tourism and predation by invasive alien species are…

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Marking World Wetlands Day in Africa

On the first Sunday of February every year, the world marks World Wetlands Day - an event created to raise awareness of the vital role played by wetlands. This year, BirdLife partners across Africa celebrated…

Why it’s important to love birds for more…

Have you ever looked at a spoonbill and pondered the reason behind its beak’s unique shape, when other waders seem to be doing just fine without one? Birds’ physical features are constantly photographed, recorded and…

Why people and forests need tree kangaroos

Papua New Guinea’s forests are extraordinary ­– and not just because of the fantastic species found within them. They are also set apart by the fact that about 95% of forest land in the country…

A look back at some of the biggest…

Yearly updates can be infuriating. At the end of every December, social media is flooded with humblebrags about exotic holidays, job promotions or similar successes. But we promise that some yearly updates really are important.…