Why are cats so weird? Watch this viral video to find out

Finally, there’s a scientific explanation for why your cat is so weird he shoves his body into a box that’s way smaller than his body. Ohio State veterinarian and cat expert Tony Buffington explains it all in a new video. The video has been seen more than 1 million time in just a few days.

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In treating mental illness, providing ‘housing first’ is struggle

A new approach to treating people with severe mental illness says they first need a stable place to live

The Kansas City area lacks housing, and tenants can pose many problems for landlords who want to help

Advocates say “housing first” saves money and encourages greater compassion from the community

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Mike Jirschele talks about an unlikely encounter after the 2014 World Series

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Anne Lindberg, "in tandem"

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KC streetcar delivers redevelopment

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Yael T. Abouhalkah blasts bad, irresponsible budget bill in Kansas

Jimmy Conrad pickup game draws a big crowd 00:46

Jimmy Conrad pickup game draws a big crowd

Matt Besler reflects on Sporting KC's 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy 01:04

Matt Besler reflects on Sporting KC's 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy

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Tiny houses to shelter homeless veterans

The first tiny house in a planned village of the homes was dedicated by the Veterans Community Project May 2, 2016, near 89th St. and Troost Avenue. The 240-square-foot homes will provide transitional housing for homeless veterans.
kmyers@kcstar.com
Tiny houses to shelter homeless veterans 01:46

Tiny houses to shelter homeless veterans

Danny Duffy discusses striking out of Bryce Harper 01:18

Danny Duffy discusses striking out of Bryce Harper

Ride with Yael Abouhalkah behind a Kansas City streetcar 03:46

Ride with Yael Abouhalkah behind a Kansas City streetcar

Testing Madam C.J. Walker's Beauty Culture 01:47

Testing Madam C.J. Walker's Beauty Culture