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Feline uncertain? Cats do give clues if the fur’s about to fly, study finds
Study of 105 pairs of interacting felines decodes the cat behaviour that puzzles humans – and flags up the unsubtle battle cry of claws and yowling

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

26, Jan, 2023 @5:16 PM

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‘It felt good to be needed’: how getting a cat prepared me for motherhood
Mackerel turned out to be a Trojan cat for all the things I didn’t want to confront – and she taught me how to care again

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

18, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Year of the Cat by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett review – kitten heals
The author’s memoir about her acquisition of a pet in lockdown triggers an insightful exploration of womanhood, society and her own traumatic past

Bidisha Mamata

16, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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Four dogs, three cats, two snakes, a tortoise: what 30 years of pets have taught me about life
Here’s what you need to know: snakes will escape and a tortoise offers only lessons in estate planning …

Tim Dowling

14, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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The Year of the Cat by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett review – reflections on the feline
An affecting memoir that uses cats and our attitudes towards them to explore PTSD, separation, love and family

Alex Clark

13, Jan, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Fabulous felines: why female artists love stroking, painting and spoiling cats
Suzanne Valadon fed hers caviar. Leonor Fini kept two dozen. And when Tracey Emin lost hers, the missing posters fetched £500 each. The writer of a new book about painters and moggies celebrates furry muses

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

10, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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What the love of cats taught me about myself
Annalisa Barbieri has had a lifelong horror of cats. But with her family desperate for a pet, she finally relented and opened her home to Sidney. Here, she explains how she overcame her fear

Annalisa Barbieri

08, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Animal ambulances answer growing demand for pet emergency care
Firms such as Animals at Home offer range of care services and can step in when pets are in trouble

Nicola Davis

08, Jan, 2023 @10:17 AM

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Kitten boom at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home blamed on cost of living crisis
Centre in London says record number born on site is a result of fewer people being able to afford cost of neutering

Hannah Devlin

29, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Animal welfare advocates hail New York law banning sale of pets at retail stores
The legislation aims to end the ‘puppy mill-to-pet store pipeline’ for abusive breeders of dogs, cats and rabbits

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

25, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Am I worse off with my draught excluder? | Brief letters
Letters: Insulation advice | Big ‘earners’ | Brexit bonus | Cats’ pills | Hoarders | Trussonomics

18, Dec, 2022 @6:21 PM

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Alabama women, 85 and 61, sentenced after feeding stray cats
Beverly Roberts and Mary Alston sought to trap the cats so they could be neutered

Gloria Oladipo

17, Dec, 2022 @5:47 PM

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