BY Darcy Sturges
on May 24, 2013
At five weeks old, Justin was found in North Pennsylvania on April 26 after being purposefully doused with an accelerant and lit on fire. On fire. A small, tiny, adorable kitten. I don’t understand this. Look at this face! Who could viciously attack this cuteness?
While I may not be partial to the name Justin (hello, ex-boyfriend!), this particular Justin has my heart all ooey and gooey. I want to love him and hold him and feed him and care for him forever. Whoever abused him makes me angry and so very, very confused. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on May 14, 2013
If it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year, take a minute to just sit back, relax, and appreciate a bunch of adorable kitten gifs. I dare you not to crack a smile when you look at...
This get out of jail free cat.
This herpetophobic cat.
This cat, who is me.
This cute as shit cat.
This cat who just needs a good belly rub.
This personal trainer cat.
The hunter has become the hunted.
This roomba cat will never forget to kiss you off.
This unintentionally bowling cat.
I want to go to there. Read More
Cat videos are awesome. But a cat dressed as a shark? On a Roomba? Chasing a duck? This is maybe the cutest, strangest, and funniest thing ever. And did I mention the dog dressed as a hammerhead shark at the end?
Whoever thought to costume and stage this insanity is brilliant. Check out the video below and prepare to have your mind blown by this hilarious cuteness. Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Dec 07, 2012
Here’s some Friday cuteness for you. It’s a Buzzfeed post that’s gone viral depicting a magical place of happiness and fur called CAT HEAVEN.
Well, it’s not actually called Cat Heaven. This place riddled – neig, COVERED – with cats is a Japanese island called Fukuoka. For the past five years, photographer Fubirai has documented the lives of semi-wild cats that inhabit the island, that are fed fish by the local fishermen. These cats run this place!
It truly is heaven.
Check out some of these photos and more here. Read More
BY Erika W. Smith
on Nov 16, 2012
Here at BUST, we love cats and we love pin-up girls, so Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls is pretty much our favorite thing ever. Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls is just what it says: photos of cats next to look-alike pictures of pinup girls. Meow! It’s hilarious, and it’s joining Cat Bounce on our list of favorite cat-related time wasters.
Here are a few of our favorite cats that look like pin up girls (warning: some are semi-NSFW):
Images via catsthatlooklikepinupgirls.tumblr. Read More
BY Charlotte Dow
on Nov 02, 2012
It’s been a rough week. You’re tired. You’re pretty sure that nothing could cheer you up but your nice, warm bed, but sleep is pretty far away. Fear not! BUST has found the cure to your end-of-week ennui.
Say hello to Cat Bounce, your new favorite time-waster. Cat Bounce fills your browser window with adorable kitties ready to jump around your page. Just click and drag a cat to make it bounce off the bottom of your page like they’re on an adorable kitty trampoline. Click “make it rain” to get flooded with felines. Read More
One of my favorite collections of the season has to be the adorably wearable Spring/Summer 2013 collection by Rachel Antonoff. Each season, her presentation is cuter than the last and this season doesn’t disappoint. Her garden party of fashion was a wonderland of preppy, school-yard looks with a hint of classic edge. The inspiration, 1977’s scientific film Powers of Ten, can be seen in the mesmerizing silk prints (which are actually aerial garden views) and in the maze itself, which gives the feeling of being inside the print. Read More
OMG! Just as I had predicted, cats are trying to take over the world. As BUST Intern Lilly wrote a couple of weeks ago, a creepy cat parasite has been affecting many. Now, a woman contracted the bubonic plague after trying to save a choking stray cat, but thanks to early treatment and detection, she avoided death by a whisker.
Paul Gaylord, a friend of the woman (who wished to remain unidentified), was not so lucky — the cat also bit him. Although his symptoms showed before hers, doctors were unsure of the cause until it was too late. Read More
BY Intern Lilly
on Sep 07, 2012
Does this look like the face of a killer? Well, OB/GYNs have been warning pregnant ladies for years about the risks of the cat-borne parasite toxoplasma gondii, which causes toxoplasmosis. The parasite can cause serious birth defects and miscarriages, and can kill newborns. But now it turns out adults are at greater risk of infection than previously believed.
According to the CDC, toxoplasmosis has infected 22.5 percent of the human population in the United States. The CDC lists toxoplasmosis as one of the leading causes of human death attributed to food-borne illness in the U.S. Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Aug 29, 2012
Screaming Females’ front lady Marissa Paternoster comes back from the dead (uh, literally) as a cat flesh eating zombie out for revenge in the Jersey-based punk band’s weird new music video for “Leave It All Up To Me.” The video, which premiered on RollingStone.com, is meant to be a continuation of the playfully gory story started in the previous video for “It All Means Nothing,” where the two boys of the band kill Paternoster after discovering her taste for kitty meat.
Sure, it’s a random, but it's a fun story line. Read More