BY Emma Tilden
on Jun 16, 2014
Do you ever have those days where you wish you could switch places with your cat? I’d love to take a day off of work to just sleep and purr and enjoy that feline life. Alas, it was not meant to be.
But at least you can take a break from all of your human-work to appreciate these cats’ amazing sleeping powers! Seriously, I wish I could sleep the way some of these cats are sleeping. It’s a skill.
Because climbing from the bedframe into the actual bed would have been too much work, and he was just too *yawn* tired. Read More
BY Elle Brosh
on May 21, 2014
Aw, there's nothing like a good ol' bit of satirical internet mischief to get you through Hump Day.
And our favorite new blog's premise is based off the old chestnut about men taking up too much space on the train-- there's even a Tumblr devoted to it. But this new blog suggest that men take "spread their legs while sitting down" because, of course, "they're saving room for cats! Duh!"
Here are a few goodies...
Check out the SavingRoomForCats Tumblr and thank these men for their kindness to animals. Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on May 05, 2014
You can get so much weird clothing off the internet, you could easily wander the streets dressed like a Vice Don't every day of your life. The two grandest obsessions of our generation are such weird clothing, and cats. And lists. Lots and lots of lists.
Everyone's got their two cents on this kitty bikini or that cat sweater, but you know you can only trust BUST when it comes to matters of such grave importance. Without further ado: send in the cats.
We've got cats that cover your naughty bits.
Cats with three eyes.
Cats that are also women. Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle
on Apr 21, 2014
If you haven’t heard of Cat Cafés, let me just let you in on this little bit of joy right now; it's a café, wait for it, where you get to hang with cats.
I KNOW RIGHT?! If you’re thinking, “Where have these been all my life?” or "Now I can stop trying to pet the strays on my street" you are definitely not alone. Cat Cafés started in Taiwan in the late 90's and became famous in Japan circa 2004. This unique and brilliant business model has yet to break into the American market… until now. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Feb 12, 2014
There’s nothing like being read to; simply put, being told a story makes ya feel loved.Shelter animals around the world deserve to feel special and cared for, and the Animal Rescue League of Berks County thought of an unusual way to nurture their underprivileged cats. As part of the shelter’s new program, kids from Grade 1 to Grade 8 visit the animals and read to them; the shelter reports that the kids’ reading improves and the animals are calmed by the voices. Read More
BY Katie Fustich
on Dec 09, 2013
Annette and Sue Amendola, sisters living in Brooklyn, New York, have been putting up a nativity scene in the lot next to their home for more than ten years. The real Christmas miracle, though, is the fantastic colony of feral cats that takes over the space annually. They curl up between the figurines and cuddle on the warm hay bale that serves as a manger and, duh, it's freakin' adorable.
According to the Amendola sisters, when they lay the baby Jesus in the manger every December 25th, the cats are quick to topple him over and claim the space for themselves. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Nov 21, 2013
Imagine a place where cats roam free, where felines own the land. That place is a real island off the beautiful coast of Fukuoka, Japan. We've told you about this before, but it's been getting a lot of attention lately, and it's just so great, we needed to post an update. Often referred to simply as “Cat Heaven,” the island drew the affections of the photographer Fubirai, who chose to photograph the cats over five years. His photographic creations capture the tenderness, vitality, strength, and downright sweetness of these semi-feral cats. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Nov 13, 2013
The artist Addie Wagenknecht is known for her critical examinations of internet culture. In the past, she has staged performance art pieces revealing the appeal of anonymity. She has created internet pages that refuse to load, revealing our urgent need for gratification through imagery. In Brussels’s recent Digital Now exhibit, she uses the internet and technology, tools that she admits are generally controlled by men, to create groundbreaking and sometimes unsettling portraits of modern womanhood. Read More
on Sep 17, 2013
Getting antsy waiting for the new season of Downton Abbey? I kinda am. Unfortunately, we are going to have to wait until 2014 (Jan 4, to be exact), until the series returns.
Luckily for us, however, the geniusly talented artist Kim Parkhurst has created a series of paintings which portray each of the major players as animals. And damned if she hasn't nailed the right animal for each character. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Sep 12, 2013
Pinterest is all about sharing joyful images, and kittens are all about sharing sweet, tender love. There is one very special calico cat who lives across the street from my family’s house, and while she loves to run away and hop on our lawn for some treats and snuggles, my husband-to-be and I don’t get the curl up with her as much as we’d like. Sometimes a gal just needs some eye candy to get her through a day without kitty kisses, and luckily, Pinterest has us covered.
Below are ten of my all-time favorite Pinterest kitties for your viewing pleasure. Read More