Category: Columns

New Year Audition
[ 9 ] December 27, 2013 |

New Year Audition

It is time to do another casting call.  We are looking for blogging kitties that are would like to be interviewed.  Old timer or newbie.  You can volunteer or suggest a blogging cat we haven’t interviewed yet.  Leave a comment on this post or email us. Happy New Year! We wish all of you a […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Seasons Greetings
[ 1 ] December 23, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Seasons Greetings

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. —Hamilton Wright Mabie Chey says: Greetings of the Season to all our friends at Mousebreath! Ichiro: And may everyone get all the fish they want! But not lutefisk because that does not taste every good…      

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Ask Max Monday: MERRY CHRISTMAS, DOODS!!!
[ 4 ] December 23, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: MERRY CHRISTMAS, DOODS!!!

Dear Max, I just caught one of my cats beating one of my sister’s dogs. The dog is more than thrice her size. Why are dogs wimps? How do I keep my cats from beating the poop out of the dogs? I once wrote to you about my cats stealing yje dogs’ food, so we […]

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Sammy Loves Teasers and Worldwide Wildcats
[ 21 ] December 20, 2013 |

Sammy Loves Teasers and Worldwide Wildcats

The ever-cheerful and popular puzzle teaser Sammy Kimmell from One Spoiled Cat is our interview subject for today.  He’s a Cat Scout so you can believe every word he meows. Funny Farmer Felines:  Would you introduce yourself and your humans? Sammy: My name is Sammy Kimmell and I’m a 14-year old ginger polydactyl cat in […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Adversity and Struggle
[ 1 ] December 16, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Adversity and Struggle

“Rise to the challenges that life presents you. You can’t develop genuine character and ability by sidestepping adversity and struggle.” ― Daisaku Ikeda Chey says: This is why I just lie there while you sit upon my head. I am developing character Ichiro: I’m glad I could help.

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Ask Max Monday: It’s Time to Be Good!
[ 7 ] December 16, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: It’s Time to Be Good!

MAX! HELP!! Mine brothers just reminded me that chrissymouse is in like 138 sleeps. OH MY BAST!! I has not been the bestest kitty this year, and I just can’t help it but I has to knock everything off the table when I’m near it. Now, I personally think that this is the Mom’s fault […]

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Not the Chocolate … Truffles the Tortie
[ 12 ] December 13, 2013 |

Not the Chocolate … Truffles the Tortie

This week we turned the tables on a cat who features interviews of her own on  a blog she shares with her mom.  She graciously made time to answer our questions.  She might be new to some of you, but her name is Truffles and she blogs at Melissa’s Mocha, Mysteries & More. Funny Farmer […]

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13 Cat and Cat Lady Christmas Finds You Can’t Live Without
[ 3 ] December 11, 2013 |

13 Cat and Cat Lady Christmas Finds You Can’t Live Without

Soon it will be that frantic time of the Christmas shopping season when you wrack your brain trying to find the purrfect gift for your cat or cat lady friends. Here are 13 handmade suggestions: Festive Pawty Hat!   Holiday Cat Collar with sweet red bow!   Cat Fascinator   A cat hat for the […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Your Age
[ 2 ] December 9, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Your Age

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” ~ John Lennon Chey says: So this means that you really want your numbers to be higher, not lower Ichiro: I think I have more friends than you. Does that mean I’m older than you and should be teaching? Chey: Wisdom is […]

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Ask Max Monday: Shrinkage Happens
[ 3 ] December 9, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Shrinkage Happens

Halp! Our human is shrinking! The human used to be all big and squishy now it’s less big and less squishy, specially around the tummy. We herd other humans say ours lost “four inches.” We looked and looked in the house but did not find inches. What are inches? Why is our human shrinking? Well, […]

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The Cat House with Garage Apartment
[ 14 ] December 6, 2013 |

The Cat House with Garage Apartment

Today we are interviewing the cats from Jacqueline’s Cat House.  Calle and Halle are 9-year-old littermates and Sukki is their 6-year-old biological baby sister.  They are alike, but also very different. Calle is a Seal Point Balinese, Halle is a Seal Point Siamese and Sukki is a Chocolate Point Balinese.  Mommy Cat and Daddy Cat […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Envy
[ 1 ] December 2, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Envy

“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.” ~ The Buddha Chey says: Do not envy what I have, because although it is wonderful, it would be better if I had opposable thumbs. Ichiro: So you envy those who have them? Chey: No. […]

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Ask Max Monday: The Other White Meat
[ 2 ] December 2, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: The Other White Meat

Am I wrong for biting the mom when she removes my eye boogers? I mean, I don’t go sticking my claws into her eyes to remove some gross slimy crud from her face. Why can’t she just leave my face alone? No, you’re not wrong—you’re doing her a service by biting her when she bothers […]

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Purrs and Fur … Everywhere
[ 9 ] November 29, 2013 |

Purrs and Fur … Everywhere

Carmine, Milita and Jewel from the blog Fur Everywhere are our interview guests this week. Funny Farmer Felines:  Please introduce yourselves and your human. Carmine: First, we would like to thank the Funny Farmer Felines for the chance to interview with them!  We feel quite honored to be here on Mousebreath. We are Carmine, Milita, […]

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Ask Max Monday: HAPPY THANKSGIVING, DOODS!
[ 2 ] November 25, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: HAPPY THANKSGIVING, DOODS!

Max, how does we get our paws on some Fanksgiving turkey? It’s better than chikins and stinky goodness combined. Remember, we don’t have opposable fumbs. Loyal Fans Furever, Gracie and Spider The first thing you do is wait for the people to sit down to eat, then do the cute thing. You know, sit there […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Finding Beauty
[ 2 ] November 25, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Finding Beauty

“Though you may travel the world to find the beautiful, you must have it within you or you will find it not.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Chey says: This is why I think very thing is beautiful because I am beautiful within and without. Ichiro: I would think you’d be more likely to find things […]

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Taking a Nap
[ 9 ] November 22, 2013 |

Taking a Nap

We are taking an unanticipated break this week, but plan to be back next Friday with a new interview. Thanksgiving in the US is next Thursday, November 28.  We hope all you kitties have a feast fit for a royal cat and your humans enjoy good food and good fellowship with family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving. 

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Ask Max Monday: Phone Home, Dood.
[ 2 ] November 18, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Phone Home, Dood.

Hey Max, remember when you said a cat’s belly button is there under the fur but smooth? Well, I got shaved and I can’t find mine. What gives? Dood. I am so sorry. You’re a mutant. Probably of alien origin. If you hear any strange noises in your head, it’s the mothership calling you home. […]

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Meditations with Meezers: A Benefit to Others
[ 1 ] November 18, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: A Benefit to Others

“Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others.” ~ Jack Kornfield Chey: And you could make me happy by benefiting from these teachings… Ichiro: But you need to teach me something of benefit first. Like how to catch the red dot. Chey: How many times do I have to […]

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CAT TREATS GIVEAWAY: Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crunchy Naturals Noms!
[ 28 ] November 16, 2013 |

CAT TREATS GIVEAWAY: Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crunchy Naturals Noms!

Kittehs, if you’d like to try  Hill’s Ideal Balance All Natural treats, here’s your chance! 20 Mousebreathers will win a 3-treat gift package delivered directly to you from Hill’s Pet Nutrition. Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crunchy Naturals with REAL Tuna How could you say no to this? Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crunchy Naturals with Real Tuna cat treats […]

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