Category: Columns

Ask Max Monday: Spandex, Dood, Spandex…
[ 3 ] February 4, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Spandex, Dood, Spandex…

Dear Max, I just was informed that another DOG is coming to live in MY, I mean our, house!! Apparently her Man is going to the Bridge soon, and my People are adopting her. I know this dog. She isn’t bright. How do I best make her understand her Man isn’t coming back, so she […]

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2 Tigers & A Panther – Abby Normal, Stygia & Styx
[ 16 ] February 1, 2013 |

2 Tigers & A Panther – Abby Normal, Stygia & Styx

    We are pleased to have a lively trio with us today. They used to be a duo but Styx was adopted  in late 2012 so they are now T’Abby Normal, Stygian Panther & Styx. They’re ready, so let’s get started. Funny Farmer Felines: Would you each introduce yourself and your human family to […]

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Meditations with Meezers
[ 0 ] January 28, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers

“First you believe, and then you see the Light.Next you go towards the Light.Soon you are IN the Light.Now you ARE the Light.” ~ Robert Holden Chey says: This is why I shine so brightly.  I have spent so much time in the light that now I AM the light. Ichiro: Man, I have to […]

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Ask Max Monday: VD Is Coming!
[ 10 ] January 28, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: VD Is Coming!

Max, how did you get so smart? I really admire your wit and wisdom and wish that I could take things in life as well as you do! Thanks! I read a lot. I mean, there’s a lot of great information online and tons of news sites and places to look at pictures that aren’t […]

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Random Felines … Flourishing Failed Fosters
[ 27 ] January 25, 2013 |

Random Felines … Flourishing Failed Fosters

This week our special guests are the three stooges Larry, Curly and Mo … we mean the three feline stooges Tim, Tom and Mozart and their siblings Maestro, Ivy, Spud and Junior. Together, they are the Random Felines.  We know you’ll enjoy meeting them for the first time or getting to know them better, so […]

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Meowvelous Movies: Kitten Playing with Rat
[ 0 ] January 22, 2013 |

Meowvelous Movies: Kitten Playing with Rat

I have a reely good moovey to rekummend this week. It’s a kitten playing with a rat. Obviussly, this kitteh has not been tawt not to play with her noms, wich is good cuz it makes fur an amyoozing moovey. It’s got a lot of akshun, too, with the rat running arownd in circles. And […]

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Cosmic Mancat Mancave
[ 2 ] January 21, 2013 |

Cosmic Mancat Mancave

Well, my frends, I have a good mancat mancave for yoo this week. It’s called a Cosmic Cat Tower and it looks like sumthing the Purple Peeple Eater wood liv in if he wuz a cat. It’s 76″ tall which is 6 feet – (let’s see, carry the 7… or is it carry the 2?) […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Divinity
[ 1 ] January 21, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Divinity

“Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.” ~ Chanakya Chey says: This can take time for those who are not already divine, which means you will have to work at all these things daily. Ichiro: How […]

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Ask Max Monday: An M-Word is Coming. So Is A Blurpy!
[ 4 ] January 21, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: An M-Word is Coming. So Is A Blurpy!

Dear Max, This is the human asking you questions not the cats. I want some advise. We are moving in 3 weeks to a new bigger place and then about a month later the baby will be arriving. How do I prepare the cats for all of this? Any suggestions on how to make everything […]

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Second Time Around Love for Cory & Siblings
[ 41 ] January 18, 2013 |

Second Time Around Love for Cory & Siblings

Our guests this week are those nine good-looking gardening kitties (plus one quiet woofie) from the Cory Cat Blog.  They are an interesting houseful of feline personalities. (It’s no wonder poor Grete never got a word in the entire interview.) We know you’ll enjoy them and they have a lot to say, so we’ll dive […]

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Didn’t Get a Pony for Christmas?
[ 3 ] January 16, 2013 |

Didn’t Get a Pony for Christmas?

Evry yeer I want to git a pony for Krissmiss, but so far, it’s a no-go. I wood take good care of a pony, but the Food Lady sez she’d be the one ending up kleening its poop and feeding it. I did not point out to her that, hey, that’s her job, becuz I’m […]

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Himalayan Mancat Mancave to Attract Himalayan Gerlcats
[ 1 ] January 14, 2013 |

Himalayan Mancat Mancave to Attract Himalayan Gerlcats

If you’ve got yer eyes on a pawticular Himalayan gerlcat, have I got the mancat mancave for you! It’s a Himalayan cat tower that is a whopping seven feets tall and it looks like sumthing frum Lost Horizons. It’s got 2 condos in the middle of it that konnekt with each other, and sisal skrachers […]

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Meditations with Meezers
[ 3 ] January 14, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers

“The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust Chey says: This means that you can see something new in every situation, no matter how common. Ichiro: Thank heavens.  I was worried I’d need an operation.

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Ask Max Monday: Pumpkin! PUMPKIN POOP!
[ 5 ] January 14, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Pumpkin! PUMPKIN POOP!

Dear Max, I made the best farts ever. They had a good bouquet and a lingering aroma, but then I made a whole bunch not so good poops and now I has to eat a pumpkin. It makes my tongue orange and the other kitties tease me. Will I have to eat pumpkins forever or […]

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Mr. Puddy … From Visitor to Adopted Son
[ 74 ] January 11, 2013 |

Mr. Puddy … From Visitor to Adopted Son

Mr. Puddy, a long-haired tuxedo kitty known and loved by many bloggers, has an interesting story which can be read on his blog. Just click on the My Story page under his header photo. Despite suffering from the indignities of being stuffed in a carrier, hauled to the v-e-t, dubbed overweight, put on a d-i-e-t, […]

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13 Fun Funky Hand-Crafted Catnip Toys
[ 2 ] January 10, 2013 |

13 Fun Funky Hand-Crafted Catnip Toys

This week we’ve got 13 made-in-the-U.S.A. catnip toys that you won’t want to lose beneath the refrigerator. And with Valentine’s Day just around a month away, these are purrfect for gifting. Who fans won’t be able to resist this catnip Tardis. It will transport you to worlds you can scarely begin to imagine. This catnip […]

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Mancat Mancave for Outdoor Cats
[ 2 ] January 8, 2013 |

Mancat Mancave for Outdoor Cats

Hey evrybuddy, I’m bak frum vakayshun. Dja miss me? Anyone? Hmmmmm, didn’t think so… Anyway, it’s vary vary kold ware I live in Illinoy. Like abowt 200 degreez below zero at nite or sumthing like that. I don’t reely know igzaktly how kold cuz I’m lukky enuf to be an indoor cat. But a lot […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Gloriousness and Wretchedness
[ 2 ] January 7, 2013 |

Meditations with Meezers: Gloriousness and Wretchedness

“Gloriousness and wretchedness need each other. One inspires us, the other softens us.” ~ Pema Chödrön Chey: This is why I put up with you. Ichiro: I can see that.  I am quite an inspiration. Chey: I believe it is gloriousness that inspires us.  And clearly I am glorious.

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Ask Max Monday: Your People Never Get THAT Mature…
[ 6 ] January 7, 2013 |

Ask Max Monday: Your People Never Get THAT Mature…

Well as you know we have a new baby comming and now there is talk of Moving. What is that and what do we do. There is rumblings of a fireplace and more room and really big windows to sit in front of. And they say the local turkey gang hangs in the yard. But […]

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Tober, Library Cat with Staff
[ 21 ] January 4, 2013 |

Tober, Library Cat with Staff

Many of you already know Tober the library cat. He’s been blogging since 2008, despite his daily duties associated with keeping the library running smoothly and his Staff in line. We’re grateful he blocked out some time for us because as we all know, humans are notoriously hard to train and even harder to keep […]

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