Blue-Eyed People Have A Single Common Ancestor

All blue-eyed people have one ancestor in common, born around 6,000-10,000 years ago. Blue eyes are caused by a gene mutation. For years, researchers had searched for it on the OCA2 gene. The OCA2 gene determines how much brown pigment is in our eyes. But what they were looking for wasn’t there at all.

Doesn’t explain how cats were involved.

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The Jokes Are Too Easy

Someone Is Going Around Shaving Other People’s Cats in Virginia

Waynesboro, in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, has quite a mystery on its hands. Apparently, someone is capturing neighborhood cats and shaving them. According to local reports, the cats’ underbellies and legs are being shaved “precisely.”

…police aren’t sure what crime has been committed, but the owners “would just like it to stop.”


Book Buddies

Book Buddies is a program where children volunteer to read books to sheltered cats. Cats find the rhythmic sound of a voice very comforting and soothing, children with conditions like autism can improve in their reading.

For years, whenever his mother, Katie, tried to get Colby to read, it usually ended in tears and a tantrum. “He’d get himself so frustrated and upset. He’d cry, ‘I can’t do this, I don’t want to, I’m dumb and I’m stupid.’”

Soon after Colby began reading to the cats, his report card went up two grades.

Feline Supremacist Propaganda

Let’s Git It ON!

My 8-year-old cat got in his very first fight this AM. We were out for our coffee and this big white and grey floof came outta nowhere then left in a hurry, leaving behind a few tufts of fur.

Good boy, Henry! He seems fine, I’m still a little rattled – cat fights happen fast!