Category: Columns

Ask Max Monday: Salute Your Shorts! Or Sniff Them. Or…Whatever
[ 10 ] April 15, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Salute Your Shorts! Or Sniff Them. Or…Whatever

So this foster kitten girl showed up. But she hisses and growls all the time. Mom said it is ok for us to smack her a little to teach her “the way of the cat”. But normally all we hear is “stop that” when we try to smack foster kittens. Now what??? Well…yeah, normally people […]

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Mancat Mancave: Classy Mid-Century Modern Cat Bed
[ 1 ] April 15, 2013 |

Mancat Mancave: Classy Mid-Century Modern Cat Bed

This RONDO cat bed won’t fit vary many gerlcats inside with you. But it is vary klassy looking. Yer peeple will like to put it in places ware cumpany hoo comes to vizit with you can see it. And it has opshunul aksesseries like a skratching surfiss that can be attached to the post, or […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Evil Disappears
[ 2 ] April 15, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Evil Disappears

“Give evil nothing to oppose and it will disappear by itself,” Lao Tzu Chey says: I understand this is true. I keep hoping it will work with other things like you. That is why I never fight you when you sit on my head. Ichiro: But I thought you liked it. Chey: Why would I […]

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The  Abyssinian Poupounette Gang
[ 19 ] April 12, 2013 |

The Abyssinian Poupounette Gang

  Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan and Genji (or Gen-Chan), well-known to many of you as The Poupounette Gang, are our guests today.   If you’re like us, you’ve undoubtedly wondered why the blog is named The Poupounette.”  Tommy the woofie and Sen-Chan the kitty began the blog in June 2008 and Sen-Chan’s nickname was “Poupounet,” which in […]

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13 Cat Garden Ornaments
[ 1 ] April 11, 2013 |

13 Cat Garden Ornaments

For some of you, it’s been a long, cold winter. But even in the coldest climes, the crocuses are punching through the topsoil and warm rays of sunshine are turning thoughts to Spring gardens. Cats, of course, are excellent garden supervisors. Tripper can’t wait for me to clear a patch of weeds so that he […]

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Ask Max Monday: Oh, Balls…
[ 6 ] April 8, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Oh, Balls…

DOOD!!! MAX!! Help ME!!! Mine woofie furriend who is like, ANCIENT in dog age (he’s 12!)says he gotted something called “nootered”. And now he is no fun. He doesn’t want to play “who’s mouth is bigger” or “lion tamer” (he tried to BITE MINE HEAD the last time we played it). He keeps whining about […]

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Seuss-like Mancat Mancave
[ 0 ] April 8, 2013 |

Seuss-like Mancat Mancave

This Mancat Mancave looks just like sumthing you’d see in a Dokter Soose book. It’s got snorkely antennuh protooberunces that spring frum a wimzikle pod in a brite shade of oringe. This is a purrfect mancat mancave for the mancat hoo needs a kozy little haven for sexy times with a speshul vixin. The snorkely […]

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Meditations with Meezers: The Land of Buddhas
[ 2 ] April 8, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: The Land of Buddhas

“When you are the master of your mind…you live in the land of the Buddhas.” ~ Bodhidharma Chey says: I strive for this but I know I am not there. Ichiro: How will you know when you are? Chey says: You won’t be troubling me.

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Cat Critters of Mutton Hollow
[ 12 ] April 5, 2013 |

Cat Critters of Mutton Hollow

Many of you already know the feline Mutton Hollow Critters – Ruby, Sylvester, Scuby, Hootie, Zeek and Moosie. Their blog is fairly new, but they’re old hands … er, paws at blogging from their angel woofie siblings’ blog. So pull up a soft chair and prepare to get to know Ruby Sue, Smoochie Moosie and […]

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Ask Max Monday: Put Your Paw Down; DEMAND The Meats!
[ 1 ] April 1, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Put Your Paw Down; DEMAND The Meats!

Dear Max! My brother and I have had a full day-we knocked over the books and bented the pages, killed a plastic bag, put all the stuff on the desk onto the floor, hid stuff under the couch, knocked the kibble all over the room, broke the water bowl, put the stuff on the shelf […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Sacred Space
[ 0 ] April 1, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Sacred Space

“Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again.” ~ Joseph Campbell Chey says: In other words, my bed is my sacred space. That means only I can use it. Ichiro: So is mine. Chey: You don’t have a bed. You’re always sleeping in mine. Ichiro: Then it’s doubly sacred, right? […]

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Bhu, V.P. of Empire Opurrations
[ 10 ] March 29, 2013 |

Bhu, V.P. of Empire Opurrations

We are pleased to have Bhu from the Pattyskypants and Bhu blog as our with us today. He is a very busy kitty,the Vice President of Opurrations in his mom’s etsy empire, so we will get right into the interview. Funny Farmer Felines: Would you introduce yourself and your mom to everyone? Bhu: Good Day, […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Freedom
[ 1 ] March 25, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Freedom

” Each time we let go of something. We experience another level of freedom.” ~ Traleg Kyobgon Rinpoche Chey says: This means that when I let go of the string or the feather toy, then I am free to grab it again. Ichiro: Or you can grab something else, like your head. Chey: And you […]

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Ask Max Monday: ♫ NaNaNaNaNaNaNaNa ♫
[ 8 ] March 25, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: ♫ NaNaNaNaNaNaNaNa ♫

Hey Max dood – The mom lady person gives me steer-oids so that I can maybe breathe sometimes, and I gets REALLY REALLY REALLY HUNGRY and she does not give me extra foods and then I has to lick her foods while she is trying to eat them and she gets MAD at me. ME […]

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Colorful Critters in the Cottage
[ 19 ] March 22, 2013 |

Colorful Critters in the Cottage

Our guests today are Mitalee, Esme, Malou, Levon, Tulip and Leo – the felines from the Critters in the Cottage blog. They are a very colorful family as they each have a different favorite color. We had fun trying to incorporate the color variety into their graphic. Have you met Puddypudpud, Bumbles, Plumpy Dumply, Sugar […]

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13 Cat T-Shirts Say “Hey!” to Spring
[ 1 ] March 21, 2013 |

13 Cat T-Shirts Say “Hey!” to Spring

Say good-bye to Winter woolens and welcome Spring with a baker’s dozen of chic cat tees! Click any image to find product and purchase information.

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Blue Moon Mancat Mancave
[ 1 ] March 18, 2013 |

Blue Moon Mancat Mancave

Honey it’s cold outside! Man, I don’t think the snow will ever go away. Wich is fine cuz it meens I git to cuddle up with my fave gerlcats. And if I was in a cuddlin’ mood, this wood be my dream mancat mancave. It’s got privacy kertins in a mancatly shade of blue. They […]

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Ask Max Monday: I Believe I Can Fly…Come On, Sing It With Me!
[ 5 ] March 18, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: I Believe I Can Fly…Come On, Sing It With Me!

Dear Max, I’m writing to you from solitary confinement after I scratched the mom’s face. As the coppers were taking me away my stepbrother Jack said, “They’re probably gonna give you the electric chair, kid.” So what I want to know is when I get my lectric chair am I gonna have to share it […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Finding Myself
[ 1 ] March 18, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Finding Myself

“Doing as others told me, I was blind.Coming when others called me, I was lost.Then I left everyone, including myself.Then I found everyone, including myself.” -Rumi Chey says: This is why cats do not come when they are called and do exactly as we please. Ichiro: But I am not sure how to leave myself. […]

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The 4 Ps … Prancer, Princess, Precious & Princeton
[ 20 ] March 15, 2013 |

The 4 Ps … Prancer, Princess, Precious & Princeton

  This week we have the four Ps of the blog Prancer Pie as our guests – Prancer, Princess, Precious and Princeton. Well, there are actually five Ps, if you count that Prancer is better known as Prancer Pie. They are normal, everyday kitties.  Princeton has a taste for something that sounds really good but […]

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