Cats in the News

Cats in the News: Hindy the cat, 1920 (Boston Post, via Newspapers.com™)

Cats in the News: Hindy the cat, 1920 (Boston Post, via Newspapers.com™)

Fascination with cats and their quirks is far from new. This page features a collection of historical news stories, photos, and more about cats.

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Kitten born with 2 faces in 1733Kitten born with 2 faces in 1733 02 Aug 1733, Sun The Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Newspapers.comCat finds her owners after they move 15 miles awayCat finds her owners after they move 15 miles away 30 Oct 1852, Sat New England Farmer (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.com"Terrific Cat and Rat Encounter" 09 Apr 1870, Sat The Illustrated Police News, etc. (London, Greater London, England) Newspapers.comHouse House "haunted" by a cat 16 Feb 1894, Fri Springfield Leader and Press (Springfield, Missouri) Newspapers.comCat Cat "Helps an Equine Friend" 08 Mar 1896, Sun The Inter Ocean (Chicago, Illinois) Newspapers.com"Marvelous Cat in Montpelier" 03 Apr 1904, Sun The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.com"Ingrate Cat Causes Grief" 28 Oct 1906, Sun The Washington Post (Washington, District of Columbia) Newspapers.com"Cat Causes Fatal Accident" 17 Oct 1908, Sat Marylebone and Paddington Mercury (Westminster, London, England) Newspapers.com"Wifey's Cats Are Cause of Divorce" 22 Feb 1912, Thu The Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) Newspapers.com"Meow! Meow, Hark, 'Tis 4-11 Alarm to Call Cat Brigade" 20 Jan 1916, Thu Los Angeles Evening Express (Los Angeles, California) Newspapers.com"Claims to Be Only Bellringing Cat" 06 Dec 1920, Mon Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.comFamous Cats of New England: Famous Cats of New England: "Von Hindenburg, the Post's Cat" 07 Dec 1920, Tue Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.comFamous Cats of New England: Famous Cats of New England: "Napoleon and Inky at Angell Memorial Hospital" 14 Dec 1920, Tue Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.comFamous Cats of New England: Famous Cats of New England: "Kiltie, Who Went Through Three Submarine Zones" 05 Jan 1921, Wed Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.com"Stowaway Kitten Crosses Ocean in Mail Bag on Liner" 29 Dec 1920, Wed The Shreveport Journal (Shreveport, Louisiana) Newspapers.com"Seagull Puts Cat to Rout; Jerry No Match for Great Sea Bird in Battle" 01 Aug 1921, Mon Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) Newspapers.comKitten's boxing skills save it from deathKitten's boxing skills save it from death 11 Dec 1928, Tue Lancaster Eagle-Gazette (Lancaster, Ohio) Newspapers.com"Who Owns Biggest Cat? 19-Pounder Is Discovered" 25 Jan 1929, Fri Edmonton Journal (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Newspapers.comRescued cat Rescued cat "Rules at City Hall with Iron Paws" 22 Sep 1929, Sun Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey) Newspapers.com"Cat Saves Life of Terrier Chum" 11 Mar 1930, Tue Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut) Newspapers.comCat nurses puppies while dog nurses kittensCat nurses puppies while dog nurses kittens 10 May 1933, Wed Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois) Newspapers.com"Skippy, Tom Cat That Saved 2 Women From Gas, Gets Hero Medal" 04 Feb 1938, Fri Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois) Newspapers.comCat Hero Saves Family, Roomers in Home BlazeCat Hero Saves Family, Roomers in Home Blaze" 07 May 1938, Sat The Minneapolis Star (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Newspapers.com"A Cat of Some Account; Is This America's Oldest Feline?" 24 Jan 1939, Tue Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada) Newspapers.com"Small Pig is Contented With Cat Foster Mother" 06 Aug 1939, Sun The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana) Newspapers.com"Mother's Day? Well, Look at This!" Hen adopts kittens 12 May 1940, Sun Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona) Newspapers.com"Cats Carry War-Time Messages" 26 Nov 1940, Tue The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia) Newspapers.com"Herman the Cat, an Expert Mouser, Gets Coast Guard Rights" 18 Jan 1943, Mon The Edwardsville Intelligencer (Edwardsville, Illinois) Newspapers.com"The Cat That Went to the Cleaners" 18 Nov 1945, Sun The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa) Newspapers.com"Puzzled Cat Mothers 3 Bunnies With Own Brood" 07 Apr 1946, Sun The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky) Newspapers.com
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