Category: Columns

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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20 Pics Prove that Cats and Pigs Were Destined to be BFFs
[ 4 ] August 15, 2017 |

20 Pics Prove that Cats and Pigs Were Destined to be BFFs

  I have zero doubt that if I convinced hubby to let me adopt a micro pig, the demonic duo would fall in love. Homer’s already BFF with a skunk (though he hasn’t been “initiated” quite yet). I can see the three of them on the kitchen setee, playing thundering herd of elephants up the […]

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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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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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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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Tessa and Kajsa from Helsinki
[ 18 ] August 4, 2017 |

Tessa and Kajsa from Helsinki

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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Ask Max Monday: The Scoop on the Poop
[ 12 ] July 31, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: The Scoop on the Poop

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
[ 13 ] July 28, 2017 |

Jasper McKitten-Cat and Siblings

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
[ 5 ] July 24, 2017 |

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

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
[ 10 ] July 21, 2017 |

Taylor Swift and April Paris

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
[ 4 ] July 18, 2017 |

Vodka Saves Cat’s Life

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!
[ 4 ] July 17, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: IT’S A GIRL!

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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July 2017 Snooze
[ 1 ] July 14, 2017 |

July 2017 Snooze

We’re in need of a mid-July nap, but we plan to be back next Friday with another fun interview.  Be sure to join us then.

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Firehouse Cat Saves Firemen
[ 0 ] July 10, 2017 |

Firehouse Cat Saves Firemen

A South Carolina tabby whose orange coat mimics the flames his firefighting pals extinguish is being hailed as their savior. The firefighters at the Belmont Fire Department in Greenville rescued “Flame” a couple of years ago when they found him near the firehouse, scared and skinny as a rail. Firefighter engineer Jordan Lide won’t forget […]

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Ask Max Monday: ON MONDAY, Y’ALL!
[ 2 ] July 10, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: ON MONDAY, Y’ALL!

Hey Max – we just moved into this house and were stuck in a room. We heard another cat living outside of the room, but the tall lady person took him away last night and she didn’t bring him back home. Today, we’ve been allowed out into the rest of the house. Why didn’t he […]

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Meet the Four-Legged Furballs
[ 10 ] July 7, 2017 |

Meet the Four-Legged Furballs

Oh, you’ve already met them? Well, prepare to learn more about this fun-loving furry family known as the Four-Legged Furballs. Funny Farmer Felines:  Please introduce yourself and your human. Evan: I’ll start. After all, I’m the oldest. Well, pup Astrid is actually the oldest, but only by 2 months, which rounds down to 0, so […]

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Good News Tewsday: Wee Kitten Rescued from Golden Gate Bridge
[ 2 ] July 4, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: Wee Kitten Rescued from Golden Gate Bridge

A ginger and white kitten was rescued from the median of the Golden Gate Bridge by a pair of kindly California Highway Patrol officers last week. Shortly, he’ll be up for adoption. I used to cross the Golden Gate Bridge daily (I even walked in the middle of the roadway in 1987 for the 50th […]

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Ask Max Monday: Oops, I Did It Again…
[ 3 ] July 4, 2017 |

Ask Max Monday: Oops, I Did It Again…

Deer Max How many chomps can youse give de woman fur de taco hat?  Iz dey allow to do dis type of thing to the rulers of de planet. Wez want to know de rules and regulations in case we wake up wid a taco on our heads Your fans Oakley an Sugar Actually, it’s […]

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Erin The Tuxedo Princess
[ 17 ] June 30, 2017 |

Erin The Tuxedo Princess

It has been such fun meeting and interviewing Erin the cat princess from her blog of the same name. She has a resilient spirit and a happy ever after story. After all, how many cats can say they have gone from bare survival on the streets to living in a Palace with a plentiful supply […]

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Good News Tewsday: SFSPCA Embraces Cats’ True Nature with Innovative Feeding Style
[ 4 ] June 27, 2017 |

Good News Tewsday: SFSPCA Embraces Cats’ True Nature with Innovative Feeding Style

Anyone who’s watched “My Cat From Hell” is familiar with Jackson Galaxy’s mantra: “HUNT. CATCH. KILL. EAT.” It what is in the cat’s nature to do, and thwarting those instincts is at the root of many behavioral problems that cats exhibit… problems that land many of them back in the shelter. Keeping your cat indoors, […]

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