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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GIVEAWAY WEEK: Cat Pearl Stud Earrings
[ 1 ] December 20, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY WEEK: Cat Pearl Stud Earrings

Mousebreath is hosting a bunch of giveaways between now and Christmas. Today’s bounty is a pair of pearl cat earrings in a sterling silver setting: These earrings are made of pure solid silver, nickel free. Cute cat design is purrfect for everyday or fancy wear Packaged in elegant presentation box for gifting or safe keeping […]

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GIVEAWAY: Fancy Feast Holiday Ornament & Party Mix Party! #FancyFeastivities #ad
[ 3 ] December 19, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY: Fancy Feast Holiday Ornament & Party Mix Party! #FancyFeastivities #ad

Mousebreath is hosting a giveaway every day between now and Christmas to thank our readers for hanging out with us this year. Today we’re giving away the ultra-collectible Fancy Feast holiday ornament AND a 9-pack of Friskies Party Mix for your meowliday pawty! Fancy Feast believes that with intention and love, unique details can come […]

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GIVEAWAY WEEK: Tidy Cats #ThrowbackKittenWeek Giveaway #spons
[ 12 ] December 18, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY WEEK: Tidy Cats #ThrowbackKittenWeek Giveaway #spons

Today we’re giving away Tidy Cats litter with TidyLock™ Protection as part of its #ThrowbackKittenWeek celebration AND a custom artist’s portrait of your cat. 2016: The Year in Review As 2016 comes to a close, two themes for the year emerged: Kittens and Politics. For us, the disagreeable nature of election news was offset by the antics of […]

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Browser the Library Cat Has Job for Life!
[ 5 ] December 17, 2016 |

Browser the Library Cat Has Job for Life!

Browser the Library Cat has his job back–for life–after Elzie Clements, the city councilman who initially got him fired, was defeated in a landslide in November’s election. Clements’ final meeting as a member of the White Settlement City Council was Tuesday night. Browser has been a member of the staff of the White Settlement Public Library since he […]

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SpaceCats: It’s a Thing
[ 2 ] December 15, 2016 |

SpaceCats: It’s a Thing

Cats around the world have long dreamed, like kids in the 60s used to, of becoming astronautscats. Hubby used to hold Mao far above his head, Mao’s body stretched in Superman configuration, and glide through the house singing “Mao the Spacecat roams the universe. In search of shrimp, in search of shrimp, in search of […]

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32 Cat Christmas Gifts Under $10
[ 2 ] December 14, 2016 |

32 Cat Christmas Gifts Under $10

“I just don’t know what I’m going to do with all the money I have left over after Christmas shopping,” said no one ever. Whether your credit cards are maxed out or you just need a stocking stuffer, there are 32 gifts currently in the Mousebreath Holiday Gift Guide under $10. Some–like the “My Cat […]

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Flush $200 Down the Toilet Like a Turd With This Cat Toy Purchase
[ 11 ] December 13, 2016 |

Flush $200 Down the Toilet Like a Turd With This Cat Toy Purchase

I rarely (maybe never) publish negative product reviews because I recognize that even if my cats ignore something I’ve lovingly purchased for them, that doesn’t mean another cat won’t go crazy over it. Resist the Temptation But if the siren call of a cat exercise wheel beckons, stick in some earplugs and walk away. Seriously. […]

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Half-Off Sale at CatToys.com
[ 0 ] December 8, 2016 |

Half-Off Sale at CatToys.com

Whether you’re stuffing your kitteh’s stockings or looking for a Secret Santa gift, check out CatToys.com‘s 50% off sale, where you can get half off your ENTIRE shopping cart. No coupon needed. No, we’re not getting paid for an ad, it’s just one of our favorite go-to spots for cat toys, and hey, HALF OFF! […]

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20 Cat Stocking Stuffers Under $5
[ 4 ] December 6, 2016 |

20 Cat Stocking Stuffers Under $5

Have you emptied your pockets looking for Christmas shopping money only to see nothing but cat hair floating to the floor? Well, these gifts can’t be paid for in cat hair, but they’re inexpensive enough that you can raid your couch cushions for spare change and buy them with the proceeds. After all, at one […]

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16 Ways to Catify Your Holiday Yard Decorations
[ 0 ] December 4, 2016 |

16 Ways to Catify Your Holiday Yard Decorations

Of all the pre-Christmas weekends, this one and next one are the busiest for putting up yard decorations. But have YOU incorporated CATS into your holiday yard decor? If not, here are a few items guaranteed to tell everyone who drives by that Cat Rule/Dogs Drool during the holiday season. Most are less than $20; only […]

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Cat Blogosphere Mourns Sammy Kimmel
[ 5 ] December 2, 2016 |

Cat Blogosphere Mourns Sammy Kimmel

With profound sadness, Cat Scouts around the world today bid farewell to one of their finest Sabertooth Scouts, Scout Sammy Kimmel, who departed for The Bridge. Scout Sammy had climbed to the pinnacle of Cat Scouts success. Head of the Worldwide Wildcats, he achieved the Sabertooth rank, was a member of the Order of the Arrowhead, […]

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Purrfect For Your Ugly Sweater Pawty
[ 4 ] December 1, 2016 |

Purrfect For Your Ugly Sweater Pawty

Got an Ugly Sweater Christmas Pawty coming up, and nothing quite ugly enough to wear? Check out these beauties! (Prices subject to change.) Cats. Pizza. Outer Space. All your faves rolled into one. And speaking of rolled, looks a little like some of the pot legalization Christmas pawties being celebrated in California this season! $22.99 […]

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NZ Woman Dies Rescuing Cat from Tree
[ 0 ] November 30, 2016 |

NZ Woman Dies Rescuing Cat from Tree

Gaylene Dunn, a 54-year-old New Zealand cat lover, recently died from an injury sustained while rescuing her beloved cat Tinker from a tree. No, she didn’t fall from the upper reaches of a sky-high eucalyptus. Her foot got stuck in the V of a lance tree just a foot or so from its base. Trapped […]

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Hang with Hauspanther in Phoenix this Sunday!
[ 0 ] November 30, 2016 |

Hang with Hauspanther in Phoenix this Sunday!

You can hang out with Hauspanther’s Kate Benjamin and finish off all your holiday shopping in downtown Phoenix this Sunday. Stop by the Strawberry Hedgehog Soap Shop & Vegan Boutique for a special day of holiday shopping and fun that benefits the Animal Defense League of Arizona. According to Kate, Hauspanther will be decking the halls with […]

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Forget the Mall on Black Friday. We’ve Got This.
[ 2 ] November 25, 2016 |

Forget the Mall on Black Friday. We’ve Got This.

I usually spend most of Black Friday wondering in which of the seven circles of hell does the Black Friday Walmart Stampede live? My life took a signficant turn for the better with Amazon Fresh. No longer do I have to grow old in the interminable lines at Safeway, only to be subjected to the […]

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The. Best. Cat Tree. EVAH! And 5 Also-Rans.
[ 5 ] November 23, 2016 |

The. Best. Cat Tree. EVAH! And 5 Also-Rans.

As much as I would love to super-catify my house, I get outvoted by the hubs, who took a lot of convincing just to let me keep a standard-issue 5-ft cat tree in the living room vs. hiding it in a spare bedroom upstairs. He’s worried about being branded a crazy cat dude. So I […]

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GIVEAWAY! Makin’ Biscuits (Weird Cat Behaviors Book)
[ 3 ] November 22, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY! Makin’ Biscuits (Weird Cat Behaviors Book)

Imagine getting out of the shower and wrapping your hair in a towel when a cat lands on your head. If you’re Deb Barnes, it’s the genesis of a book project on weird cat behaviors: Makin’ Biscuits. She groups common strange behaviors into chapters like “You Can Pet Me, Just Don’t Touch Me.” (If you’ve ever […]

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GIVEAWAY: Amazon Prime 1-Yr Membership from Tidy Cats #ad
[ 7 ] November 17, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY: Amazon Prime 1-Yr Membership from Tidy Cats #ad

Yesterday, we hosted an Amazon Giveaway of two Tidy Cats Direct litter systems. (Giveaway is still open, just click to see if you’re a winner!) Today, courtesy of Tidy Cats, we’re giving away a one-year Amazon Prime membership. Tidy Cats Direct is a revolutionary new disposable litter box system that’s delivered to your doorstep. Just […]

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GIVEAWAY: Tidy Cats Direct Disposable Litter System! #spons
[ 1 ] November 16, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY: Tidy Cats Direct Disposable Litter System! #spons

Tidy Cats Direct is a revolutionary new disposable litter box system, and we’re hosting a giveaway for two Tidy Cats Direct boxes and an Amazon Prime Membership, courtesy of Tidy Cats! Meet Tidy Cats Direct The only thing worse than scooping cat litter is scrubbing out the box every week. It’s a crappy job, right? […]

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Insanely Fugly Cat Sweater: $4500
[ 3 ] November 15, 2016 |

Insanely Fugly Cat Sweater: $4500

I’m no fashion plate, as anyone who knows me can attest. But isn’t it just a little bit insane to pay $4500 for the fugliest cat sweater EVER? And never mind the stripes and plaid: didn’t your mom ever caution you about wearing cats and dogs in the same ensemble? Nope, she doesn’t look too […]

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