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Jeannette Parker, an animal-loving biologist, stopped to feed a stray cat in a rural area outside Florida's Everglades National Park. Instead of showing appreciation, the cat bit her. Angel Valentín for KHN hide caption

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Cat Bites The Hand That Feeds; Hospital Bills $48,512

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Scotland Yard wrapped up a near three-year-long investigation into cats mutilation in the U.K., saying wildlife was the likely culprit. Domokos Marcell / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Kit Kat and Ruby read the paper. Michael Korda/Countryman Press hide caption

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In 'Catnip,' Love And Loss Sketched Out In Cat Cartoons

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A cat stands on a playhouse in New Jersey, which could become the first state to ban the practice of declawing cats. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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A Declaw Law? Veterinarians Divided Over N.J. Cat Claw Bill

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The documentary Kedi gives a cat's-eye view of the back alleys, boho enclaves and rat-infested piers of Istanbul. Courtesy of Oscillscope hide caption

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Ode To The Street Cat: 'Kedi' Follows Istanbul's Famous Felines

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Cat breeder Anthony Hutcherson shows off a Bengal Cat on Monday in New York. The Bengal Cat will be featured at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in a non-competitive "meet the breeds" exhibition, where cats will be shown for the first time. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Yes, Cat Yoga Is A Thing Now, And It's Pretty Purrfect

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Fleas carry the bacteria that cause cat-scratch fever, so if your kitty is flea-free, you should be in the clear. Sara Lynn Paige/Getty Images hide caption

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A close-up of soldiers in a diorama called "Desperation at Skull Camp Bridge." Here, Union cavalry tries to stem a Confederate breakthrough. Ruth Brown/Courtesy of Civil War Tails hide caption

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A Mew-seum? Civil War Stories, Told With Tiny Tails

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Ginger, an English bulldog, stands watch while at work with her owner, Will Pisnieski, at Authentic Entertainment in Burbank, Calif., in 2012. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 7 percent of employers allow pets at work. Grant Hindsley/AP hide caption

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Who Let The Dogs In? More Companies Welcome Pets At Work

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