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The Catio Project is Complete and Cats LOVE It!

The Catio Project is Complete and Cats LOVE It!

We finished work on the catio this week by installing a mezzanine shelf around the perimeter of the west and north sides: We painted it black and put a carpeted mat on the top (rubberized on the bottom, carpet on top, designed for outdoor use). It was affixed to the enclosure using zip ties and […]

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Catio 101

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Catio 101

Homer and Reno have a spankin’ new catio that wraps around an oak tree, providing opportunities to observe nature, climb trees and (mostly) nap. (Note: the stain/finish color is not the bright red that you see in these photos; it’s more of a terra cotta color.) The brothers LOVE being outside. They were as happy as […]

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Half-tail Tornado Cat Got a Catio out of the Deal

Half-tail Tornado Cat Got a Catio out of the Deal

Charles Hawkins walked 30 miles in 12 hours searching for his cat Achilles after a tornado ripped through the mobile home park in which he lived about a year ago. The home next door was flipped upside down atop his own. Miraculously, he found Achilles, stricken with terror beneath his bed. Finding the cat was […]

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GIVEAWAY: Catification Book and Insulated Kitty Noms Bag

GIVEAWAY: Catification Book and Insulated Kitty Noms Bag

Cat People often encounter a sticky wicket when trying to convince their significant others to "catify" the house. My hubby doesn't want a house that looks like it could reek of cat pee. You know what he means: ragged blue carpet cat towers, slouchy beds, bright blue litter boxes and Sticky Paws over every square inch […]

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5 Lifejacketed Cats and a Woofie Enjoy Island Vacation

5 Lifejacketed Cats and a Woofie Enjoy Island Vacation

It’s a rare person who’d be brave enough to consider taking 5 or 6 cats and a dog on a road trip vacation. Even rarer? Finding a hubby who’d go along with it. My friend Riley, who lives in Sweden, recently got back from an island vacation with her hubby, 5 cats and a dog. […]

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Win a $1000 Catification Makeover for Your Fave Shelter

Win a $1000 Catification Makeover for Your Fave Shelter

A recent trend in shelter design is to create cat-friendly vertical spaces that allow cats to climb and perch as they do in the wild. Adoption rates improve dramatically — cats aren’t caged, are less likely to appear scared and skittish, crouched behind bars. Unfortunately, it’s not within the budgets of many shelters to transform […]

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Catification Lounge — Only at BlogPaws!

Catification Lounge — Only at BlogPaws!

What happens when you take a hot heapin’ dose of Moderncat and sprinkle it liberally with some Jackson Galaxy mojo? The Catification Lounge! This year at BlogPaws, cat loving attendees will get to rest their paws in the Catification Lounge, hosted by Moderncat founder Kate Benjamin and media celebrity Jackson Galaxy. Sponsored by Zero Odor, […]

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How Tommy Whiskers Spent His Summer Vacation

How Tommy Whiskers Spent His Summer Vacation

Tommy Whiskers is a feisty mancat who, at the ripe old age of five, is set in his ways. At precisely 4:20am each day he rattles the window shade to wake up his people so that they can let him outside to do his business. Like many cats, he prefers to krap al fresco. “It’s […]

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Watch Cat People!

Watch Cat People!

A new documentary explores the relationship between humans and cats…and it’s terrific! Covering cats and cat lovers from around the world, it’s a must-see for anyone who considers their furry roommates part of the family. And, Kate Benjamin of Hauspanther is featured, demonstrating catification. You can rent Cat People on Amazon for the low low […]

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Ask Max Monday: REED MOHR BUHKS!

Ask Max Monday: REED MOHR BUHKS!

Max, how sweet that you bought a bicycle for your meowmy! I like that she celebrates her birthday for a whole month; I try to do the same! My birthday, however, is in a cold month, so I always have changeable weather. My next birthday is a BIG ONE, so what do you suggest that […]

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Ask Max Monday: School’s Back In Session!

Ask Max Monday: School’s Back In Session!

Hi Guys! Did you get the woman a present? We never get our humans a present. We are all the gifts they need! Paxx & Rosie I got her a new bicycle. She thinks she bought it for herself, but we all know the truth. It was me. All me. I let her pick out […]

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Missing 12 Years, Quincey is Finally Home

Missing 12 Years, Quincey is Finally Home

An adventurous cat in the U.K. who went missing for 12 years has been reunited with his family. Quincey vanished just before Christmas in 2006, and his owner Margaret Smith was devastated. Margaret searched for months and died two years later, aged 64, believing he must have been killed. But this week he turned up […]

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Cats Go to Prison for Freedom

Cats Go to Prison for Freedom

It’s a trend that’s gaining traction in prison communities: sending cats to prisons to help reform inmates. A program at Pendleton Correctional Facility in Indiana has brought about a dozen shelter cats to live inside the prison’s refurbished office, where inmates take turns caring for the felines. This is a big improvement over the cats’ […]

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Ask Max Monday: Grace

Ask Max Monday: Grace

I sent you a letter about 2 weeks ago. It could be that I did not send it. It could be that while you were on vacation you missed it. I wrote a very heartfelt letter and I cannot duplicate it here. I will try to give you the jist of the letter. Our cat, […]

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Ask Max Monday: Pucker Up

Ask Max Monday: Pucker Up

Buddah good to see you AND your dignity. My question is why is it as soon as the credit card is paid off a cat has to get sick and cost lots of money at the V-E-T ?! I asked Buddah his opinion on this, but it’s been an hour and he’s still talking, and […]

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Ask Max Monday: I’M GONNA BE EIGHTEEN!!!

Ask Max Monday: I’M GONNA BE EIGHTEEN!!!

Hello, Max, this is Horizon, and you always have such great answers that I thought I would talk things over with you. My Dad is the only person on earth I trust, ‘cause that lady he keeps around is the one who gives me medicine and takes me to the V-E-T. Anyway, they are planning […]

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Ask Max Monday: You Got the Right Stuff

Ask Max Monday: You Got the Right Stuff

Hey Max, I’ve caught more than a cupple of mice in my time, and not a single one has worn gloves. So please tell me: why does Mickey Mouse wear gloves? Two words: STICKY PEOPLE. Poor Mickey lives AND works in a place that’s always overrun by thousands and thousand of sticky people, and those […]

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9 Ways for Kittehs to Spring into Summer

9 Ways for Kittehs to Spring into Summer

Once Memorial Day is behind us, we start making summer plans and cats are no different. They look forward to getting outdoors and enjoying the fresh air — even if they’re indoor cats. Here are 13 products are guaranteed to make your cats’ summer super. The in Himalayan in the photo above is sporting a […]

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News Flash! Cats Know Their Own Names!

News Flash! Cats Know Their Own Names!

A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names. WOW! REALLY??????? Yep, Japanese scientists said they’ve provided the first experimental evidence that cats can distinguish between words that we people say, including recognizing their own names. Quite a bit of research has been conducted on dogs’ communications skills, determining […]

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Edna Packs Her Bags

Edna Packs Her Bags

A social media campaign and certification as a therapy animal weren’t enough to keep Edna in the only home she’s ever known: Station 49 in San Francisco. In a statement, the San Francisco Fire Department said that “public health and safety concerns counseled removal of the cat from the premises.” This action was taken after […]

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