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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URGENT ACTION NEEDED to Save Fire Dept. Cat from Eviction

URGENT ACTION NEEDED to Save Fire Dept. Cat from Eviction

UPDATE: Edna’s still being evicted, despite the fellas at the station getting her certified as a therapy animal thru the SF SPCA. PLEASE EMAIL a protest to fireadministration@sfgov.org to ask for a stay of eviction and keep Edna in the only home she’s ever known. A sweet tortie named Edna who runs Fire Station 49 […]

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Frozen Fluffy Thaws in Miracle Recovery

Frozen Fluffy Thaws in Miracle Recovery

Fluffy, a long-haired tabby resident of Kalispell, Montana, survived The Big Chill last week. Her owners found her frozen and unresponsive in a snow bank on January 31st as temps approached zero. They didn’t give up, but rushed her to the Animal Clinic of Kalispell. Dr. Jevon Clark said that Fluffy’s temperature was so slow […]

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First Time Ever! Geezer Cats in Cat Bowl

First Time Ever! Geezer Cats in Cat Bowl

I love Beth Stern.   Better known by some as Howard Stern’s wife, Beth is an untiring foster mother to a bunch of furry felines as well as mom to four resident cats: Bella, Yoda, Walter, and Pebble. Over the the last 5-1/2 years, they have fostered nearly 900 cats and have been active in […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside if You’re a Feral

Baby, It’s Cold Outside if You’re a Feral

Save a cat’s life today. If you have feral cats or tend a colony, and you live within the wide swath of the midwest that’s getting hit by the Polar Express, provide them with a shelter. It need not be fancy, can be created in less than an hour, and might not even require a […]

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Silicon Valley Cats Living Large in Their Own Apartment

Silicon Valley Cats Living Large in Their Own Apartment

Eat your hearts out, kittehs! The housing situation is always kinda wacky here in the SF Bay Area. With a tight (and very expensive) rental market, it can be problematic finding a place to live if you have cats. Back in the day when we were renting, we put together a renter’s resume with all […]

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Good News Tewsday

Good News Tewsday

Melissa Stanley, a Fayetteville, NC cat owner, was distraught. Her cat, Lightskin, had scrambled up a tree after a squirrel and could not return to earth. After a week, she feared for his survival, and she fretted that he might fall into the creek next to the tree. She’d done everything she could to coax […]

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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: Please follow and like us:

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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! Please follow and like […]

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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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