Burger Search Facebook Share Buton Icon Twitter Share Buton Icon Reddit Share Buton Icon Facebook Footer Icon Twitter Footer Icon Insta Footer Icon RSS Footer Icon More Hopes&Fears Social block: Facebook Social block: Twitter Social block: Instagram Microformat Arrow Userpic Logout Create Views Comments HF Weekly Plane HF Weekly Check Spinner Settings
Cats
  • City Index
  • November 4 2015, 5:33 PM

How much does it cost to own a pet in cities around the world?

How much does it cost to own a pet in cities around the world?

We spoke to vets and shops around the world for a global view on the costs of keeping pets. From New York to Barcelona, here are the basic annual costs, and a few things extra.

  • Question
  • October 13 2015, 12:08 PM

Can your pet tell that you're high?

Can your pet tell that you're high?

Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they're talking about. Today we asked animal experts about whether your dog or cat can tell when you're stoned.

  • News
  • August 12 2015, 4:24 PM

The cat laptop, with scratching post-keyboard, has arrived

The cat laptop, with scratching post-keyboard, has arrived

Of course, it comes with a mouse.

  • News
  • July 15 2015, 2:56 PM

You can now buy a gemstone for your cat’s bare butt

You can now buy a gemstone for your cat’s bare butt

If your cat murders you in your sleep post-purchase, consider us not surprised.

  • News
  • April 30 2015, 12:25 PM

What your cat is really trying to tell you

What your cat is really trying to tell you

Purring doesn’t necessarily mean that your cat is happy, and other things we've learned from cat-human communication experts.

  • Chart of the day
  • April 27 2015, 12:09 PM

Gawker likes "dog," Buzzfeed likes "cat" and other statistical data

Gawker likes "dog," Buzzfeed likes "cat" and other statistical data

Internet theorist Paul Ford used Bing to search 54 websites for the frequency of the words "dog" vs. "cat", "man" vs. "woman", and "penis" vs. "vagina."

  • News
  • April 22 2015, 1:27 PM

Rats were once as big as cats, smelled awful when cooked

Rats were once as big as cats, smelled awful when cooked

Researchers have recently discovered the rich evolutionary history of an extinct species of rat, many of which were the size of cats.