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Long before cats took over the internet, filmmakers were were aware of the appeal of felines on screen. BBC Culture recently rounded up some of the most famous movie cats in a piece titled “Why cats are really man’s best friend – in film, at least.” From the Godfather’s Don Vito Corleone stroking a tabby cat on his lap to Jonesy, Ellen Ripley’s cat in Alien, cats have long been part of many successful movies. Visit BBC.com for a delightful article about the history of cats in movies.

If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Monday, we published part three in our series of reports from the Winn Feline Symposium on FIP, on Tuesday, Dr. Lynn Bahr answered reader questions, on Wednesday, mystery author Clea Simon shared how the cats in her life became the inspiration for the feline characters in her books, and on Friday, we reviewed What Holds Us Together. And don’t forget to enter our giveaway to win a Martingale Cat Walking Harness from Sleepypod.

Today’s video of best buds Comet the horse and Louis the cat is sure to bring smiles – enjoy!

Have a great weekend!