pets

Our cats episode - right here, right meow

Cats are the most popular pet in the United States, despite the fact that we've only been keeping them indoors for 50-60 years. Learn about more cat facts in today's episode.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of articles and plenty of them are good. Here are the best of the bunch.

How Pet Psychics Work

In the early 21st century a trend of people who claim to be able to telepathically and clairvoyantly communicate with animals has grown. Today, the concept of visiting a pet psychic to find a lost pet, find out why a pet is behaving badly or even to learn if a pet is ready to be put to sleep is becoming more commonplace, but is there any basis to pet psychics' abilities? Join Josh and Chuck as they investigate the pet psychic phenomenon.

The Official SYSK's Listeners' Halloween Pets On Parade!

We asked for them and you sent them: It's the inaugural parade of SYSK listeners' pet dressed up for Halloween! If you have trouble viewing the slideshow, turn off your browser's ad blocker.

This Just In: Humans Not So Different From Animals

A co-worker sent me this groovy little graphic that very simply points out some of the ways that humans and our animal friends are similar to each other. It's definitely worth taking a look at, but here are some highlights:

One-third of US cat owners are allergic to cats, resigning themselves to years of suffering and expense on their pet's behalf . Could hypoallergenic cats be the solution these allergic pet-lovers need? Tune in and learn more in this HowStuffWorks podcast.