Category: Columns

Meditations with Meezers: Fear
[ 4 ] June 3, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Fear

“In the awakened man there is no fear.” ~ The Buddha Chey says: This means when I wake up, I wake up peacefully without having anyone bothering me or scaring me. Ichiro: I wake up scared a lot and have to run and hide. I don’t know why he thinks that you have no fear […]

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Ask Max Monday: Thunder…Thunder…Thundershirts, Ho!
[ 10 ] June 3, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Thunder…Thunder…Thundershirts, Ho!

Just a quick question: Our cat is afraid of thunderstorms. Short of getting up with her when a storm hits, what can we do to ease her fears? We will be getting a different night light soon. Will that help? She scratches at the door or “knocks” at it when she’s afraid. Is there any […]

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Herman’s Hideaway … A Legacy of Love
[ 13 ] May 31, 2013 |

Herman’s Hideaway … A Legacy of Love

   We are very fortunate to have Spyro, Oja, Rocio, Bambino & Jose, the cats from Hermans Hideaway, with us today.  These special needs kitties have a special mom, Karen Jo, who blogged about cats long before she had a cat in her home. When she was able to have one, she adopted Herman, a […]

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Cleveland APL Duz Mancat Mancaves Right!
[ 5 ] May 29, 2013 |

Cleveland APL Duz Mancat Mancaves Right!

This Mancat Mancave makes me wish I wuz bak at the shelter! Kittehs in the care of the Cleveland Animal Protective League will have a hard time adjusting to life without this mega Mancat Mancave tower of fun. An annonnymouse donor made life better for Cleveland cats by beeqweething a bunch of munneys to pay […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Part of the Scenery
[ 10 ] May 27, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Part of the Scenery

“We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.” — Deepak Chopra Chey says: The wise Dr. Chopra is telling us that we are more than just out body. After all, […]

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Ask Max Monday: Clean Toosh, Happy Face…No?
[ 9 ] May 27, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Clean Toosh, Happy Face…No?

Hey Max, is it true that your bro-kitty Buddah bit your Woman? Sometimes I want to bite but I’m afraid my mom would get really mad at me or maybe my teeth would get stuck in her skin. Yeah, dood, he totally bit her the other night, for no good reason. Buddah can go from […]

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Talking Tabbies Tommie, Gracie & Mickey Mouser
[ 12 ] May 24, 2013 |

Talking Tabbies Tommie, Gracie & Mickey Mouser

  Our subjects today are three talking tabbies for PAWS adoptions – Tommie, Gracie and Mickey Mouser.  They’re photogenic but seldom seen on the blog because their Mom Maggie photographs PAWS shelter cats and mainly posts those photos on Shelter Life. But our talking tabby friends are an integral part of the blog. Funny Farmer […]

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Mancat Mancave: Multicolored Ways to Get High
[ 4 ] May 22, 2013 |

Mancat Mancave: Multicolored Ways to Get High

If yer like me, you like getting high. And the higher the better. So I think you’ll reely like this week’s Mancat Mancave offering. These cubes attach to yer walls and they purrvide lots of ways to klime and survay yer domane. You can pik a cubbyhole that’s enclosed or open and an opening that’s […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Island of Good Will
[ 1 ] May 20, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Island of Good Will

How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise of good will. -Albert Einstein Chey says: I believe this island is populated only by cats. Ichiro: But then who feeds them stinky goodness?

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Ask Max Monday: Good Thinks + Big Brain = Me. Right?
[ 8 ] May 20, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Good Thinks + Big Brain = Me. Right?

Dear Max, My mommy and daddy went out and came back with necklaces for me and my brother just like the big kitties wear! Only mine kept getting stuck in my mouth so they took it off and said I was still too little to wear a necklace. Now my brother makes fun of me […]

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Purrime Ministerettes Shiva and Jaya
[ 10 ] May 17, 2013 |

Purrime Ministerettes Shiva and Jaya

  Today we want to introduce the Purrime Ministerettes of Planet Purrth, Shiva and Jaya. They stand at the service of all anipals except snakies. (They do, however, serve allicattors and crocs and caidudes!) They absolutely love spiders and would have them for dinner, but their mom says no. We wonder why. Who would not […]

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Rustic Rattan Mancat Mancave
[ 1 ] May 13, 2013 |

Rustic Rattan Mancat Mancave

This mancat mancave is a nice refyoodge win yer trying to git away frum yer pesky sister. It purrvides a kozy hidey hole with slits ware you can still see evrything that’s going on. And thare’s a washable cushun on top in case you want a better view. It’s a stylish deezine, not that I […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Live Together
[ 3 ] May 13, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Live Together

We all have to live together, so we might as well live together happily.– HH the Dalai Lama Chey says: He is saying that you might want to try to get along with me and stop being so bossy. Ichiro: But I love you. That’s why I always want to sit on your head so […]

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Ask Max Monday: In Which Manner Shalt I Whiz?
[ 11 ] May 13, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: In Which Manner Shalt I Whiz?

Max! I need help! I heard the people talk about coyotes in my neighborhood and how some cats have been found DEAD and I go outside a lot! What should I do! Stay inside! Dear Max, I wented to the doctor and he gave me a shot in my back and now I have to […]

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Cat Blogger Casting Call
[ 24 ] May 10, 2013 |

Cat Blogger Casting Call

  If you are a current cat blogger, either an old-timer with an established following or a newcomer just sticking a paw in the crack of the door, we would love to interview you for Mousebreath. But in order to do that, we need to know you are available and interested. So we’re holding auditions. […]

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Elegant Chaise for the Modern Mancat
[ 1 ] May 6, 2013 |

Elegant Chaise for the Modern Mancat

  This thing is called a chaise, but you don’t chase it. It sounds like CHAYz, with  a Z sound at the end. I don’t know what the “i” is doin in the middle of the werd. Nobuddy consulted me or Skeezix win they made up the spelling.  Now, if you don’t like the green […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Gentleness
[ 3 ] May 6, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Gentleness

“Be wise. Treat yourself, your mind, sympathetically, with loving kindness. If you are gentle with yourself, you will become gentle with others.” ~ Lama Thubten Yeshe Chey says: This is why I am so gentle on myself, so that if I work hard I will even be gentle with you. Ichiro: Man, you still have […]

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Ask Max Monday: Shave Your Shorts!
[ 5 ] May 6, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Shave Your Shorts!

Hey Max, I have a question for you. My kitties usually sleep with me. The past couple of nights they have not. What’s up with that? I am missing my snuggle cats. Try showering. That might help. Dear Max – why is it MY fault that lamps and stuff is not glued down onto tables […]

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Mancat Mancave: The Palace!
[ 1 ] April 29, 2013 |

Mancat Mancave: The Palace!

Well, fokes, I think I can retire now. If found the best mancat mancave in the hole entire werld. It is this Mancat Palace that has a tapestry bed with poles so the gerlcats can do sum pole dansing, and mirrors and gold colums and even a purrsonal mouse assistant. Do you think thare’s a […]

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Ask Max Monday: Know When To Fold ‘Em
[ 6 ] April 29, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Know When To Fold ‘Em

Dear Max, I want to ask you a very purrsonal question and it is okay if you don’t want to answer it because it is purrsonal and all. See, I whine and cry and thrash when mommie tries to trim my claws because I just know she’ll slip and cut the whole end of my […]

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