American Museum Explores the Power of Felines in Ancient Egypt

American Museum Explores the Power of Felines in Ancient Egypt

By Reem Tolba

  A collection of feline artwork is currently on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC. “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” is a superb collection that explores Ancient Egyptian feline themes in mythology, kingship and even everyday life.     Ever since the era of Ancient Egypt, cats became […]

How Dahab Became Egypt’s Most Pet-Friendly Town

How Dahab Became Egypt’s Most Pet-Friendly Town

by Nadine Arab

Unfortunately, Egypt is not the world’s most pet-friendly destination. In fact, stumbling upon stray animals is not a surprising phenomenon whatsoever. Moreover, pet owners’ often struggle to find pet-friendly places where they could hang out.     Despite all of that, more people are trying to change that nowadays. We now have animal shelters; like […]

80 ‘Starving and Dying’ Cats Rescued from Dubai’s Old Fish Market

80 ‘Starving and Dying’ Cats Rescued from Dubai’s Old Fish Market

by Rana Awadalla

Dubai never fails to amaze us! Each and every citizen in the city is treated with the utmost respect, and that does not exclude the furry population of cats.     Ukranian expat Nataliya Kartavenko launched a Facebook campaign where she shed light on the “dying, starving, thirsty and sick” cats in Dubai. She added […]

15 Signs You’re Becoming a Crazy Arab Cat Lady (or Gentleman) and You’re Okay With It

15 Signs You’re Becoming a Crazy Arab Cat Lady (or Gentleman) and You’re Okay With It

Do you ever find yourself staring at the #CatsOfInstagram hashtag during work? Do your friends roll their eyes every time you show them an adorbz cat picture? Do you own a Facebook album, scrap book, or a small shrine dedicated to cats? If you relate to any of these things, well, you my friend are […]

This Instagram Account Is Every Egyptian Cat Lover’s Dream Come True

This Instagram Account Is Every Egyptian Cat Lover’s Dream Come True

by Michael Safwat

  As I make my way through Downtown Cairo, pretending I’m Vanessa Carlton and singing along to “A Thousand Miles” in my Uber, I go to Eish and Malh for brunch. That’s where I bump into the darnedest thing: this ultimate cat lady postcard (look above). Luckily, it was for sale so I instantly bought it. […]

A Man Decided to Stay in Syria to Take Care of the Abandoned Cats

A Man Decided to Stay in Syria to Take Care of the Abandoned Cats

  In 2011, at the spark of the civil war, his shelter embraced only 20 Syrian felines. Looking at him now, Mohammad Al-Jaleel, also known as ‘the cat man of Aleppo,’ has rescued more than 100 stray and pet cats, and took them in to his shelter.     “Since everyone left the country, including my own […]

8 Egyptian Pets You Need to Follow Right Meow

8 Egyptian Pets You Need to Follow Right Meow

  We’re not saying we’re addicted to Instagram and the pets who use it, but we can’t help but double-tap every damn puppy picture we find in our feed amid the sunsets, workout selfies, and cucumber and cheese toasts. We’ve scoured Om El Donya for the furriest, cutest pets of them all that will make […]

17 Rules UAE Pet Owners Should Seriously, Seriously Know

17 Rules UAE Pet Owners Should Seriously, Seriously Know

partnersforhealthypets   You might think owning a pet in UAE is a piece of cake, but you need to think again. The UAE’s Federal National Council are looking to tighten the leash regarding pet licensing in the country. Here are the rules that you need to know before bringing your pet with you from your homeland […]

Etihad Airways Gives UAE Pet Owners the Chance of a Lifetime

Etihad Airways Gives UAE Pet Owners the Chance of a Lifetime

    Pet owners in UAE, we have great news for you! You can now travel anywhere you desire with your sweet little kitty or cute adorable puppy on Etihad Airways with a 10 percent discount if, and only if, you bring your lil’ buddy with you.   The Abu Dhabi airline is offering residents […]

OMG These Kittens Are SO Cute You’ll Want To Eat Them!

OMG These Kittens Are SO Cute You’ll Want To Eat Them!

We’re having a pretty bad day. And what automatically makes bad days better? Cute kittens, of course!       A kitten in a kitten hat! Inception Kitty!       Can you resist these eyes?!?       Or these?!?       OMG this kitten is so cute we want to vomit…   […]