Author Archive: Mousebreath Magazine

Mousebreath Magazine is an award-winning online magazine that celebrates cats and the cat-centric lifestyle. Editor Karen Nichols is a popular conference speaker and writer, whose current project is The Cat Scout Handbook. She is also the denmaster at CatScouts.com.

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Feed Shelter Animals With Your Purchase

Feed Shelter Animals With Your Purchase

If yesterday’s cat handbags weren’t your thing, how about some chic wearables from the Animal Rescue Site? Each purchase helps feed shelter animals. Most of these items come in plus sizes, a bonus if you’re a little “fluffier” than usual after the holidays! (CLICK HERE to see all of their cat-themed clothing.) Playful Cats Sweatshirt: […]

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Feed Shelter Cats When You Buy Cool Stuff

Feed Shelter Cats When You Buy Cool Stuff

Looking for a way to spend all your Christmas loot? Aside from buying your cat some silvervine toys, you might want to take a look at the merchandise offered at the Animal Rescue Site. Your purchase will help feed shelter animals, and prices are extremely reasonable. Today I’ll show you some of the cat-themed totes […]

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Get Ready to Sqwee!!!!!

Get Ready to Sqwee!!!!!

Cats in Hats are nuthin' new. But Instragram star @Rojiman has taken it to a whole new level, with photos of his Scottish Folds wearing hats crafted of their very own furs. And these are not hats you simply dash off in an evening as you finish off a Mrs Maisel binge. These are meticulously […]

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The History of the World According to Cats

The History of the World According to Cats

A just-released TED-ed animation is “The History of the World According to Cats.” If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to stoke your intellectual curiosity–or maybe just watch more cat videos on the youtoobs–here’s where you start:

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Aquaman Saves Cat From Icy Drowning (VIDEO)

Aquaman Saves Cat From Icy Drowning (VIDEO)

Hobart, Indiana's own Aquaman, Darden Schurg, saved a cat from an icy death after the moggy fell through the ice on a semi-frozen lake. The twenty-one-year-old was at his father’s home when he spotted a feral cat walking on ice-covered Lake George. Moments later, the ice gave way and the cat fell in the water. […]

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Cats Overrun Jay Leno’s Garage

Cats Overrun Jay Leno’s Garage

I was never a huge Jay Leno fan. I’d grown up with Johnny Carson (as a night owl I rarely missed a show), so the transition was tough on me. I moved on to Letterman. But now I love him. Leno is known for having a vast automotive collection in his Burbank hangar, which he […]

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Last Last Last Minute Cat Gifts!

Last Last Last Minute Cat Gifts!

You have a few hours left to order the following cat gifts for arrival before Christmas. In most cases for same-day delivery you need to have same-day delivery items in your cart totaling $35 or more to the same address.  Below the first group we have Amazon PrimeNow items that will let you procrastinate even […]

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Cats Lead Development of AI Robots

Cats Lead Development of AI Robots

Strike a pose; there's nothing to it. And THAT'S how cats are developing artificial intelligence technology that is helping design the robots in our future. The scene played out at KitTea, a cat café in San Francisco. The models included Passion, Shiloh, Buffy, and Blinx, a handsome group of adoptable cats. They sprawled on pillows, […]

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10 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers for Fluffy

10 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers for Fluffy

If your cat has managed to stay off the Naughty List (and has not been like Reno peeing on everything in sight, recently), be sure to reward her with a stocking jam-packed with fun. There’s still time to get any of the following before Christmas if you’ve got Amazon Prime:   Here are some robotic […]

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10 Cat Jewelry Christmas Gifts — and a Super Duper Rebate!

10 Cat Jewelry Christmas Gifts — and a Super Duper Rebate!

Caitlyn Minimalist creates bespoke necklaces based on your pet's photograph. Engraving is available. (Flash sale going on this weekend!) $31.20 (limited time sale)   Your lobes will dance when wearing these adorable sterling silver cat earrings! $23.52 from DesignFioreDiLoto      This sterling silver ring from Triple T Studios is only $19.99 — and you can […]

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All I want for Christmas is …. a SQWERL!

All I want for Christmas is …. a SQWERL!

If, like Homer and Reno, you'd love to find a sqwerl in your Christmas stocking (news flash, boyz: yer gettin COAL!), play this youtube vid for your peeps. Jack and Tommy's antics are a surefired way to conince the powers that be to get you your very own squirrel. You're welcome!

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Here’s $5 to Buy a Couple of Books!

Here’s $5 to Buy a Couple of Books!

Amazon's running a great little purrmotion right now, and it puts $5 in your pocket for Christmas spending. Just spend $20 or more on books that are sold and shipped by Amazon, and you'll get $5 off. Enter coupon code GIFTBOOK18 at checkout. Books must be shipped to the same address in a single shipment.  […]

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Fish Skins Saves Kittehs’ Lives

Fish Skins Saves Kittehs’ Lives

Wildfires freak me out, not just because we live in the highest risk neighborhood in the Bay Area, but because I'm sick with concern for the animals impacted by it. Our neighborhood group is working with the park service to mitigate fire risks, but if the 20 miles of tinder dry parkland in our backyard […]

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Cute OOAK Christmas Cat Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank!

Cute OOAK Christmas Cat Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank!

If you didn't blow a wad of Christmas money on Black Friday, here are a couple of suggestions for cat-themed handmade holiday gifts you can't get at Walmart. Click any image to find out more. Anybody need my home address for a little gifting? Who hasn't seen this face at 5am? $19.95 When every day's a crappy day.$19.99   […]

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Catvent Calendars to Count Down By

Catvent Calendars to Count Down By

Every year I bemoan the fact that I forget all about getting an Advent calendar until December 1st. Which meant that this year I missed out on the Aldi imported cheese Advent calendar which sold out shortly after hitting the shelves in November and is now going for $75 on eBay. I swear, I woulda […]

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Give Me Five!!!

Give Me Five!!!

Need help getting motivated to do your Crossfit routine? Way easier when you have a cheerleader on the sidelines ready to give you a high five! Cats are natural high fivers and can be trained to do it pretty easily. Here's how: I've been unsuccessful in teaching Homer and Reno to high five, but all […]

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London Bobby Gives Larry a Helping Paw

London Bobby Gives Larry a Helping Paw

Larry, the cat who runs the UK from #10 Downing Street, was out snoopervising the ‘hood this week while a reporter was broadcasting a report in front of the residence. “B-O-R-I-N-G!” proclaimed Larry. He wanted to go back in the residence, but he has not yet mastered the art of unlocking closed doors. However, he’s […]

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Ken-Chan & Gosaku are Cultured Cats Extraordinaire!

Ken-Chan & Gosaku are Cultured Cats Extraordinaire!

When an orangie and a house panther pair up, there's no telling what shenanigans that may result. (Queue up the Mission Impawsible music….) At the Hiroshima Onomichi City Museum in Japan, a sleek black cat and his ginger buddy have been plotting daily break-ins for the past two years. And every day, a security guard puts the […]

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Space Cats Rock the Vote in Oakland

Space Cats Rock the Vote in Oakland

Just over the hill from us in Oakland, CA, an intrepid band of space cats worked tirelessly to get the vote out in the recent mid-term elections.  Wearing reflective overalls and a paper mache cat heat, Lukas Smithey led the charge. He drove a bread truck that was converted into a mobile sound stage, and […]

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Stalked by Cat with 4-Year Old Surprise

Stalked by Cat with 4-Year Old Surprise

Lisa Ullenbruch of Fort Gratiot, Michigan, wasn't sure why a cat was following her and her foster dog during a nightly walk. "I was walking my foster dog and she alerted to a cat being around, and normally it's not an issue, but this cat would not stop following us," the Fort Gratiot woman said. Curious, […]

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