Yes, today is the day we draw three names to be the lucky cat book winners - announcement on Halloween.
Today there's buzz about a kitty name of Mr. Green Genes, who was specially bred to glow under ultraviolet light. He's proof that a gene could be introduced harmlessly into a cat's genetic sequence - a first step down the path to gene therapy.
Green Genes was bred by the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species in New Orleans, LA. He's the latest (and in a way the most showy!) in a line of interesting breeding accomplishments there. When you visit their website you may feast your eyes on such rare wonders as test-tube caracals and domestic cats acting as surrogate mothers for frozen wildcat embryos. And wild kitty clones. Hooray for more wild kitties.
Oh and if you're in SE Portland OR, do I have the winter roommate for you - stay tuned.