Cat v mouse: it is probably the most famous predator-prey pairing, enshrined in idioms and a well-known cartoon.
And cats, it turns out, even have chemical warfare in their anti-mouse arsenal – contained in their urine.
Researchers found that when very young mice were exposed to a chemical in cat urine, they were less likely to avoid the scent of cats later in life.
In other Important Cat News… Pip and his pals Smooshie & BooBoo head to the beach for some much needed R&R.
Pip fishes for Ham! Thank little Zilla for the artwork!