Cats - Varmints! - 107


Paul and Donna sharpen their claws and pounce on the topic of cats! Come swat the ball of yarn around with us this week on Varmints! podcast.

But first, the news!

Physicist Wins Ig Noble Prize For Study On Whether Cats Should Be Classified As Liquids Or Solids, article courtesy of

are cats liquid nobel prize

The answer is yes.

Read about the complicated truth about a cat’s purr! Article courtesy of


Now here’s a useful chart to understand kitty cat body language!

Copyright by Lili Chin. Look at the rest of her work at!


Who, What, Why: How do cats survive falls from great heights? Article courtesy of

 Springy, sproingy, squishy, and squee!

Sugar the cat survives 19-storey fall in Boston, US! Holy cats, article courtesy of

If kitty hasn’t earned a cookie, there’s no justice in this world.

Puss In Boots - “You Made the Cat Angry” Clip, courtesy of YouTube user pussinboots.

Don’t make the cat angry. You don’t want to make the cat angry. Trust us.

The Cat Came Back! Courtesy of YouTube user fatcatandhappy.

Doot doot, but the cat came back!
The very next day!
The cat came back!
They thought he was a goner, but the cat came back!
He just wouldn’t stay awayyyyyyyyyy!

7 Superstitions About Cats From Around the World, article courtesy of

If a black cat crosses your path, give them a little pat on the head because they’re so cute! And, also, nothing bad will happen to you.

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find. Sorry, haters. Article courtesy of

Your cat loves you, love it back.

Now you know a little more about cats than you did this morning! What do you think of them? We want to hear from you! Send us your suggestions for animals you’d like to hear us talk about, or just drop us a line about anything at! We might even read your email on the show.

Your feedback is always welcome!

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About our voice actors:
Kari McGinnis runs Blazing Caribou Studios and is a co-host on the podcasts Feast On History and Trivia Geeks Live.
Chris Braaten runs the Podfix Network and is a co-host on More Gooder Than.
Chris “Toph” Green is the host of the GravityBeard podcast.
Curtis Craddock is the author of the novel An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors (The Risen Kingdoms, #1)
Josh Hallmark runs the Our Americana network and hosts the podcasts Our Americana, The Karen and Ellen Letters, Playlist and True Crime Bullshit.
Frosty is the co-host of The Show with The Preshaah and Frosty,
and last but never least, Stacey from Rough Giraffe.