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LONDON - Britain's Houses of Parliament desperately need some feline protection to tackle the growing mouse population -- but the job would require an impractical number of cats prowling the corridors of power. Parliament looking for resident cat similar to Downing Street Cat. Credit: Getty Editorial A study found that due to the size of Parliament, one or two cats would not be enough, while a "herd of cats" running wild would be unmanageable, lawmaker John Thurso reported to the lower House of Commons on Thursday. The cat plan has been given "full and proper consideration" by the authorities, he announced, but there were "very clear practical and technical difficulties" with the idea. M...

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Daily GIFs: June 5, 2014

Getting through the day can be tough, but you know what makes it easier? Adorable GIFs. Check out these furry mini-flicks floating around the Internet. It's probably the cutest way to waste time and wait for the weekend. 1. "This tasty door is in my way." 2. Moving to the beat. 3. "I'm going to make you look so foxy." 4. Waking up in 3, 2, 1. 5. "What is this strange creature?" Share this on Facebook? Get another dose of adorable animals:...

It is fairly common knowledge that seven dog years are equal to one human year. But guess what? That's a myth! Dog years are much better determined by their weight. All dogs fall into either a small, medium or large category based on their body size. The giant Great Dane, for example, is much older in human years than a Chihuahua. A 10-year-old Great Dane can be a whopping 80-90 in human years. They surely look a lot better than we do at that age, huh? Watch the video below to learn why mice don't actually like cheese and other mind-blowing animal myths you would have bet money were true. Be sure to thank us in the comments for saving you a pretty penny! #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-744...

The oldest pet rescue in the United Kingdom, the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, is offering some of its felines to help the Palace of Westminster get rid of its vermin infestation. The proposal comes after another complaint of mice in the building, as reported by The Independent. The historic site is the location of the country's two houses of Parliament, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Credit: Shutterstock Sightings of mice and mouse droppings are unfortunately a common occurrence for those who work in Parliament. There have also been reports of chewed corners on official documents. Parliament already has two cats in place to handle the mouse infestation. Larry, Chief Mouser ...