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Ask Max Monday: Total Eclipse of the…
[ 3 ] August 21, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: Total Eclipse of the…

Hey Max…. So the foster lady shut me out of the foster room and then ran the sucky thing and then moved some other kittens in there and now I can’t get back in there. OK – so when I was in there I kept running out, but I thought that was MY room. She […]

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Got the Itch to Stitch? 5 Fun Feline Fabrics For You!
[ 1 ] August 18, 2017 |

Got the Itch to Stitch? 5 Fun Feline Fabrics For You!

Spoonflower is THE place to go if you’re a quilter or seamstress. And it’s great fun strolling through the site. You miss out on the fabric store smell, but you can find exactly what you want–or you can design your own! They offer a bunch of different fabric types in every pattern, and quilters can […]

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Kitty Puts the Skids on a.m. Rush Hour in NY
[ 2 ] August 16, 2017 |

Kitty Puts the Skids on a.m. Rush Hour in NY

Cats seeking a more adventurous life might look to a torbie in New York for inspiration. The daredevil feline found her way onto the train tracks at the Rockaway Ave. station in Bedford Sty. She timed it well: the rescue operation commenced at 7:30 am, and took about a half hour. Morning commuters on the […]

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Last Week on Mousebreath

Ask Max Monday: He Ain’t Heavy But I Want Him Off My Head
[ 4 ] August 14, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: He Ain’t Heavy But I Want Him Off My Head

Max – how come my mom keeps torturing me by putting something around my neck? I keep taking it off, and she keeps putting it back on. She says I’m not allowed to be nekkid yet. Why not? And why does goody-four-shoes Flynn not mind the torture device? Quinn People get weirdly obsessive about neck […]

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The Weirdly Wonderful World of Sandy Mastroni
[ 0 ] August 9, 2017 |

The Weirdly Wonderful World of Sandy Mastroni

Artist Sandy Mastroni draws from the heart, with her cat, Buddy, snoopervising and giving her pointers. It is a purrfect pairing, enabling Mastroni to create weird and whimsical cat art that can best be described as “Grandma Moses goes to Twin Peaks.” Mastroni says, “I’ve always drawn people , and funny odd characters. These drawings become […]

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Good News Tuesday: The Spotted Cheetah is a CHEETOS Restaurant!
[ 1 ] August 8, 2017 |

Good News Tuesday: The Spotted Cheetah is a CHEETOS Restaurant!

Cheetos just announced plans to open “The Spotted Cheetah,” a fine-dining pop-up restaurant in New York City, bringing together two of my very favorite things: Cheetos and Cheetahs. It’ll be all-Cheetos-all-the-time at The Spotted Cheetah. Even better: there will be BACON!!!! But boohoohoo, it will only be open August 15th-17th, bolting from the culinary scene […]

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The Cat Lover's Lifestyle

Some Seriously Serious Scratching Posts!
[ 3 ] May 31, 2017 |

Some Seriously Serious Scratching Posts!

  Alexander Hagendorf builds some of the finest cat scratchers on the planet. I’m picky about our scratching posts. They have to sit solid on the floor so that the cat doesn’t pull it over atop himself when he goes to scratch. And they should look nice enough that we don’t have to hide it […]

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Mancat Mancave: On Sale!
[ 1 ] May 20, 2017 |

Mancat Mancave: On Sale!

Was $329, now $247 for this Seussian felted mancat mancave.  It’s super-sized: Full hight 34.3” Width 17.3” Depth 14.6′ and each felted creation is made to order. She’s got quite a few more in a whimsical burst of color and style. This one is on sale for $82: You can even find one that’ll match […]

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IKEA’s Idea about Cat House Design
[ 0 ] April 5, 2017 |

IKEA’s Idea about Cat House Design

I’m not a shopper, not a mall rat. And, since I lost my sense o smell, IKEA’s cinnamon bun siren song no longer calls out to me. These days, I’m just there for the lutefisk pizza. So I was more than a little delighted a couple of weeks ago, when I stumbled across Homer drapes […]

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Advice and Snark from Max the Feline Life Coach

Ask Max Monday: Total Eclipse of the…
[ 3 ] August 21, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: Total Eclipse of the…

Hey Max…. So the foster lady shut me out of the foster room and then ran the sucky thing and then moved some other kittens in there and now I can’t get back in there. OK – so when I was in there I kept running out, but I thought that was MY room. She […]

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Ask Max Monday: He Ain’t Heavy But I Want Him Off My Head
[ 4 ] August 14, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: He Ain’t Heavy But I Want Him Off My Head

Max – how come my mom keeps torturing me by putting something around my neck? I keep taking it off, and she keeps putting it back on. She says I’m not allowed to be nekkid yet. Why not? And why does goody-four-shoes Flynn not mind the torture device? Quinn People get weirdly obsessive about neck […]

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Ask Max Monday: Please Don’t Eat the Puppy
[ 5 ] August 7, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: Please Don’t Eat the Puppy

The IScream truck came by and the mom did NOT let me go out and buy any. I WANT ISCREAM and I think that, since I stole, um, FOUND a whole dollar bill I should be able to buy some. How can I make this happen? Dood. Save your dollars until you have enough for […]

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At the Movies with Homer and Reno

At the Movies with Homereno: The Cats’ Meows!
[ 3 ] June 24, 2017 |

At the Movies with Homereno: The Cats’ Meows!

RENO: We have not bin revyooing mooveys for a wile for good reezins. HOMER: Number one, we keep gettin in trubble. Peeple don’t appreesheeate it win we make a winter wunderland owt of toillit paper. RENO: I still don’t unnerstand why thy don’t appreesheeate a little Currier and Ives diorama. It takes SKILLZ to unroll […]

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At the Movies with Homereno: Ding Ding!
[ 0 ] April 20, 2017 |

At the Movies with Homereno: Ding Ding!

RENO: These cats reely hafta werk for thare treets! HOMER: I think my way is better….just skreeming that I’m gonna faint if I don’t git chikken NOW NOW NOW! RENO: Hard to tell what’s more annoying, a bell dinging dinging dinging or you skreeming skreeming skreeming. HOMER: Either way, we both git the treets shuvelled in! RENO: I […]

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At the Movies with Homereno: Porky Pine!
[ 0 ] April 13, 2017 |

At the Movies with Homereno: Porky Pine!

HOMER: This moovey wuz a reel hit with the ladey. RENO: Yep, she’s watched it a gazillion times. HOMER: I have never sawed a kreecher that looks like a porky pine. RENO: He is kyoot, but I don’t think I’d wanna kerl up in my cat cup with him. He looks prikkly. HOMER: I don’t […]

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Cat Art, Crafts, Lit

The Weirdly Wonderful World of Sandy Mastroni
[ 0 ] August 9, 2017 |

The Weirdly Wonderful World of Sandy Mastroni

Artist Sandy Mastroni draws from the heart, with her cat, Buddy, snoopervising and giving her pointers. It is a purrfect pairing, enabling Mastroni to create weird and whimsical cat art that can best be described as “Grandma Moses goes to Twin Peaks.” Mastroni says, “I’ve always drawn people , and funny odd characters. These drawings become […]

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$50 Off Kitty Clones
[ 2 ] July 27, 2017 |

$50 Off Kitty Clones

No DNA required, just lotsa photos (and room on your credit card). A new company, Cuddle Clones creates life-size* plush copies of your favorite fluffy friend. You send in one (or many) photos from all angles, choose ear shape/position, describe any oddities like pawpad colors, and a clone of your kitteh will be on your […]

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Cat Scarves or Art? You Decide.
[ 3 ] July 21, 2017 |

Cat Scarves or Art? You Decide.

I love brilliant, saturated color. I love cats. And since I have a metal allergy, my fashion accessory of choice is a scarf. So naturally, I fell in love with these hand-painted silk scarves! They come in various generous sizes and generally run from $33-$44 each. The artist is Alice Rodionova, who’s from Saint Petersburg, […]

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Other Recent Posts

Is There a Cardwood Derby Trophy in Your Future?

Is There a Cardwood Derby Trophy in Your Future?

[ 4 ] March 22, 2017 |

Cats across the globe are madly ordering cardwood boxes from Amazon in an attempt to build the winning vehicle in this year’s Cat Scouts Cardwood Derby. Competition is friendly, but fierce. At stake is a purrsonalized trophy, the envy of your peers, and eternal fame. Rules are simple. You must design and build a vehicle […]

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Why the Man in the Brown Shorts Hates Me

Why the Man in the Brown Shorts Hates Me

[ 0 ] August 5, 2017 |

The most difficult part of dealing with cat litter? Not #1, and not #2. Of course, I’m able to say that because hubby is pretty OCD about scooping any deposits shortly after they hit the box, and I lost my sense of smell in a brain injury, so even the most mephitic of bowel evacuations […]

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Tessa and Kajsa from Helsinki

Tessa and Kajsa from Helsinki

[ 18 ] August 4, 2017 |

We enjoyed meeting these new (to us) bloggers from When the Cat is Away. They seem to have a sweet rapport with their human and each other. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourself and your human. Tessa: We’re two female rescue cats named Tessa and Kajsa. Tessa is a gray long-haired cat. Kajsa is white […]

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Top 3 Superzoo Showcase Products Includes a Mousebreath Fave

Top 3 Superzoo Showcase Products Includes a Mousebreath Fave

[ 0 ] August 3, 2017 |

SuperZoo is North America’s premier show for the pet industry, attracting more than 18,000 pet industry professionals from across the U.S. and around the world. It’s THE place to get a sneak peek at what’s new in cat toys, treats and technology. The “Best New Product” in their showcase is selected at the show by […]

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Ask Max Monday: The Scoop on the Poop

Ask Max Monday: The Scoop on the Poop

[ 12 ] July 31, 2017 |

Dear Max: My cat Ozzy is bored, and he expects me to entertain him. But he’s not interested in anything I suggest. Screened porch bird watching?(Too hot) Toys? (Boring) Catnip (Also boring) Ice in a bowl? (Been there; done that) Play with sister? (Eeeeewww!!!) He’s only 8, but he acts like a grumpy old man. […]

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Jasper McKitten-Cat and Siblings

Jasper McKitten-Cat and Siblings

[ 13 ] July 28, 2017 |

Today we interview one of the old time bloggers. We remember Jasper McKitten-Cat and his siblings from our own early blogging days. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourself and your human. Jasper McKitten-Cat: I am Jasper McKitten-Cat. I am a ginger mancat and the primary blogger here. My first blog post was way back on […]

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Ask Max Monday: WE’RE SHOUTING AT EACH OTHER I THINK

Ask Max Monday: WE’RE SHOUTING AT EACH OTHER I THINK

[ 5 ] July 24, 2017 |

Dear Max, Cood you wish my goofy sister from annuder litter Gracie a happy twelf birfday today? I turnt nineteen lass munf, and the Food Lady sez if I make it to twunny, she’ll let me visit a real live rotissery chukkin farm and eet anyfing I kech. Do you fink she’z pullin my leg? […]

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Taylor Swift and April Paris

Taylor Swift and April Paris

[ 10 ] July 21, 2017 |

It was such fun meeting and learning about today’s interviewees. They do not have a blog but they do have an Instagram account. Funny Farmer Felines:  Please introduce yourself and your human. Taylor: Hello! My name is Taylor Swift (my mommy named me after the singer Taylor Swift, because I am also smart and talented. […]

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Vodka Saves Cat’s Life

Vodka Saves Cat’s Life

[ 4 ] July 18, 2017 |

An Australian cat suspected of drinking antifreeze survived the ordeal with the help of a bottle of vodka. Yes, you read that right. The stricken cat was found outside of a tire shop in Brisbane last weekend. They took him to the RSPCA post-haste, and when he tested positive for renal failure the veterinary team […]

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Ask Max Monday: IT’S A GIRL!

Ask Max Monday: IT’S A GIRL!

[ 4 ] July 17, 2017 |

Hey Max Dood Mine brofur Sammy is sick – he has some sort of cancer on his tummy and it’s icky. The mom says Nicky and I has to leave him alone, but he WANTS us to chase him. He whaps me first. When we does, he leaves all his furs all over the house […]

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