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Himalayan cat. ©Reuters/Ina Fassbender
Cat takes US family hostage

A 22-pound (10-kilo) Himalayan cat attacked a baby boy and then took a US family hostage in their apartment, forcing them to call 911 to get police help.

Cat takes US family hostage
Religious edict allowing people to eat dogs and cats issued in Damascus
Religious edict allowing people to eat dogs and cats issued in Damascus

As Muslims around the world mark the Eid al-Adha holiday, sharing festive meals, children trapped in besieged areas around the Syrian capital are going hungry.

Religious edict allowing people to eat dogs and cats issued in Damascus
Downing Street cat Larry. Photo courtesy of wordpress.com
British PM gets on 'purr-fectly' with Downing St cat

British Prime Minister David Cameron's office denied Saturday that his family has no love for Larry, the Downing Street cat.

British PM gets on 'purr-fectly' with Downing St cat
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No pet hates as dog donates blood to save cat

Traditional animal rivalries were set aside in New Zealand when a dog's blood was used to save the life of a poisoned cat in a rare inter-species transfusion.

No pet hates as dog donates blood to save cat
Circus family reopens Moscow's unique cat theatre
Circus family reopens Moscow's unique cat theatre

Up on a brightly lit Moscow stage a clown loudly welcomes the stars of today's show -- 20 highly trained cats.

Circus family reopens Moscow's unique cat theatre
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Brazil inmates train cat for prison break

A cat trained by prisoners to deliver cell phones and tools to dig tunnels was caught at a jail in northeastern Brazil after sneaking in with forbidden items strapped to its body.

Brazil inmates train cat for prison break

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