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A new breed of cat called a Lykoi, which looks like a werewolf and acts like a dog, is now prowling the Earth, the Daily Mail reports. The Lykoi cat, named after the Greek word for "wolf," originates from a genetic mutation in a domestic shorthair cat that stops the growth of a full fur coat. This breed has no hair around the eyes, nose, ears or mouth. It also has the ability to shed its hair and go bald. The gene used to create this breed is a "natural mutation in domestic cat populations," said Sweetwater, Tenn., resident breeder Johnny Gobble. "There was no human intervention to create the cat. We are simply using the genetics of natural processes." Gobble, his wife and fellow breede...

Spread the Word: September Is Puppy Mill Awareness Month

In 2003 -- the year before Facebook got its start, and two years ahead of the launch of Twitter -- a group called Puppy Mill Awareness launched a website, designating one day in September "Awareness Day" and hosting regular events to educate people about the horrors that routinely take place at puppy mills. The site…

Man-Made, Curly-Haired Selkirk Rex Cats Called 'Adorable Abominations'

Selkirk Rex cats may have an adorable exterior, but animal lovers are starting to worry about what's on the inside. According to Science 2.0, researchers are looking into the Selkirk Rex to see if the company who created the breed, Big Kitten, is responsibly producing the felines.…