We all know how depressing watching the news can be. Perhaps this is why Japanese news program, Shuukan News Shinsho, a weekly news digest, has added cats to their program. This is not an entertainment show, it’s a serious news program similar to our Meet the Press or Face the Nation. The Japanese are known to be huge cat lovers, so perhaps this was simply a ploy to attract more viewers. Perhaps it was a conscious effort to lighten the mood a bit. Whatever the reason, it just proves that everything is better with cats! Read the full story on

If you missed any of the stories featured on The Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Monday, we told you how rituals can help ease the pain of pet loss and we paid tribute to a beautiful tortie named Belle who passed away suddenly, on Tuesday, we reviewed Holistic Select grain-free canned food, on Wednesday, we introduced you to five careers with cats, and on Friday, we reviewed Purr Therapy by Kathy McCoy. And don’t forget to enter our giveaway for a Katris Scratching Block!

Check out the adorable tortie kitten in today’s video – so sweet!

Have a great weekend!

3 Comments on Mews and Nips: Cats Make TV News Better

  1. Joey the Garden Cat was the most famous news-catster and dearly loved by all of the viewers and the people at the TV station. He passed away recently and is sorely missed. I think every station should have at least one cat.

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