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For When You Want Your Hands To Smell Like Your Cat's Paws . . .

If you could choose, what would you want your hand cream to smell like? A company in Japan is betting that the people there will go for a fragrance that smells like their cat's paws. So what do cats' paws smell like? I suppose it depends partly on where they've been hanging out lately (and hopefully not the litter box). To answer this question the company, Felissimo, asked people to tell them what those paws small like.

Fluffy Feasts: Kitty Cooking Schools Trending In Japan

The Japanese are crazy about cats -- from their Cat Island to their many cat cafes. The latest trend in Japan is cooking classes so that you can learn to prepare special gourmet dishes that you and your cat can enjoy together. ABC Cooking Studios and the Mon Petit brand of gourmet cat food has teamed up to create this new and fun type of cooking class for cat lovers.

GoPro Has Added GoFetch Functionality For Dogs & Their Masters

For those who are fascinated by the types of use one can obtain with a GoPro camera, you can now add working with man’s best friend to the list. The Fetch dog harness is the latest accessory to showcase your dog-on-the-go, whether he’s playing ‘go fetch,’ hunting, exploring or even swimming!

Heads Up! There's An Owl On The Prowl

It is like something out of a really lame knock off of Alfred Hitchcock's movie "The Birds." The residents of the small town of Noordeinde in the Netherlands are being visited by an overly friendly owl. The bird has a strange penchant for landing on people's heads. Fortunately it does not use its talons to grab hold so no one has been physically hurt. The surprise, however, has probably caused some serious rushes of adrenalin.

Dog "Drives" Tractor On To Highway

It was quite a busy day yesterday on the M74 motorway in Scotland. It was the day a dog "drove" a tractor out of a field, through a fence, and in to traffic. Well, sort of. The sheepdog was waiting patiently in the passenger seat of what was really a John Deere utility vehicle called a Gator. Somehow the dog managed to hit the wrong control and the vehicle started rolling down the hill.

Earth Day 2015 Kicks Off With 'Monkey Kingdom' & Tina Fey

This year’s Earth Day not only gets the Disney treatment, it’s got one of Saturday Night Live’s leading comedy writers to do it justice. Hanging with a clan of macaque monkeys living in a Sri Lanka jungle, narrator Tina Fey follows the life and times of Maya, a female who’s low-ranking status excludes her from obtaining the finer things in (monkey) life. This is the basis for a full-length documentary, titled Monkey Kingdom.’

Science Proves Man’s Best Friend Falls In Love With Their Masters

While you might have thought your dog loved you. . . well, just because -- more recent studies by animal behaviorists point to something physical versus emotional. They have actually isolated what they are calling a “love hormone,” that’s shared by both masters and their dogs.

Polish “Nurse Cat” Comforts Fellow Shelter Critters

A very special black cat has become a good luck charm for injured dogs and cats at a Polish animal shelter. Rademenes, a nine-month-old feline, was treated at the shelter after being rescued and now appears to be paying it forward by comforting his four-footed fellows.

Three Blind (Bionic) Mice, See How They Run (With A Compass)

Actually our subjects totaled 11, and they were rats versus mice. Their task was to navigate that typical maze that scientists are known to design for these types of research studies. However the challenge for this particular group of rodents was to run the entire course blind.

Qantas Introduces Koala Class Seating For Four Furry Fliers

Koalas don't often fly but when they do, Qantas ensures they fly in style! The Australian commercial air carrier created the ultra-exclusive class complete with a special in-flight meals but only those meeting strict koala-fications could apply.