Animal 911 of the Day: A Stranded Cat is Rescued From Under a Ferry Boat in Sweden

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This kind-hearted ferry crew member puts on a dry suit, enters freezing waters and back strokes over to a distressed cat that got itself trapped under a ferry boat. What a wonderful act of compassion for this frightened little kitty!

Meanwhile in Nigeria of the Day: Woman Disowns Her Cat for "Being Gay"

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Meanwhile in Nigeria of the Day: Woman Disowns Her Cat for "Being Gay"
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The unidentified woman, who has owned the cat, named Bull, for seven years, said he was exhibiting "unnatural sexual behavior" by making passes at other male cats and noted that there were female cats in the home he could have pursued.

"By this, the cat has made a record as the first cat to be so publicly declared gay and disowned by its owner," writer Donatus Nadi notes in the article. As for the cat's disgruntled owner, she would only add, "Anybody interested in this gay cat can have it because I have no further use of it."

Farewell of the Day: Rest in Peace, Colonel Meow

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Farewell of the Day: Rest in Peace, Colonel Meow
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We've learned that the beloved fluffy cat, Colonel Meow has recently passed away. Our hearts go out to his family and minions.

Look at This of the Day: Take a Guided Tour of Some of Japan's Cat Cafes

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Cat cafes, establishments that allow you to make feline friends while you enjoy your coffee, already exist in Paris and Japan, and the concept will soon hit San Francisco.

A Canadian student studying in Japan created this video tour of a few of Japan's best cat cafes.