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Ask Max Monday: Dear Me

Ask Max Monday: Dear Me

All right, dood, you’re twelve and a half years old now; you’ve gotten some quality living under your furry belt. Think back to the day you got your forever home. What would your current self tell your kitten self? ~Vader Dear Newby Max, Right about now you’re in the car of the Really Tall Guy […]

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Nap Time

Nap Time

We are taking a break this week, but we should return next Friday with another interview. We are always interested to hear from any cat who is currently blogging and would like to be interviewed, so any time you would like your name on the list, meow at us.

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Meditations with Meezers: Being Better

Meditations with Meezers: Being Better

Do not try to use what you learn to be a better Buddhist; use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are The Dalai Lama Chey says: This is why we are becoming better cats because that is how I am teaching you. Ichiro: That’s good because I’m not sure what a Buddhist is.

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Ask Max Monday: The Holes in a People’s Heart

Ask Max Monday: The Holes in a People’s Heart

Hiya Max, it’s us again. I’ve been wanting to write and say thanks you for your good advices back 2 months ago when my sisfur Winky went to the Rainbow Bridge – we all thought you gave us some good ideas on how we could feel better and how to help makes the Mom feel […]

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The Blogging, Texting, Haiku Writing Cats

The Blogging, Texting, Haiku Writing Cats

Our interview subjects for today are Athena, Dawn, Elsa Clair and Calvin from the blog Life with Dogs and Cats. As you can tell by the blog title, the kitties have some woofie siblings, just as we do. We won’t be interviewing them, but we hope you will go by to meet them too. After […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Falling into Place

Meditations with Meezers: Falling into Place

“Ego says, ‘Once everything falls into place, I will feel peace.’ Spirit says, ‘Find your peace and then everything will fall into place.’” Marianne Williamson Chey says: Basically no matter how you go about it, you get peace and everything falls into place. Ichiro: So was there a  lesson there? Chey: Always take a nap […]

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Ask Max Monday: Carpe the Diem

Ask Max Monday: Carpe the Diem

Max, Santy Claws brawt us a remote control mousie to chase. The food lady is having waaaay too much fun wiff it. Even after we’re done wiff it, she won’t leave us alone. We could bat da mousie under da fridge next time or have the remote meet wiff some unfortunate accident involving an open […]

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The Furry Purries of Purrchance to Dream

The Furry Purries of Purrchance to Dream

It is an honor to have the Purries of Purrchance to Dream as our guests today. If you haven’t yet met all of them, you most likely are acquainted with Little Isis who runs the Cat Blogosphere.  Well, perhaps with a little assistance from her human, but don’t be fooled by her good looks.  She’s […]

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Ask Max Monday: Dealing With The Big Booms

Ask Max Monday: Dealing With The Big Booms

Dear Max, Happy New Year! I have been reading your column and your blog for about a year now. You’re smart and a cat – what’s not to like? I’d like to get you opinion on this. We are trying to encourage Knuckles to spend more time in other rooms of the house besides the […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Choosing Kindness

Meditations with Meezers: Choosing Kindness

“Deeds of kindness are equal in weight to all the commandments.” ~The Talmud Chey says: So if it comes between doing what I say or being kind, you can choose, but I recommend going with what I say. Ichiro: But what if what you say to do  isn’t kind? Chey says: I always recommend kindness! […]

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Sparky Spitfire … Whatsername Butter Monster

Sparky Spitfire … Whatsername Butter Monster

We have been fascinated by tales of intrigue and the ongoing mystery of Reno, the Ugly Kitten, as narrated by Sparky Spitfire from the blog by the same name.  We just know you’re going to enjoy her story. Funny Farmer Felines:  Good morning, Sparky.  Please introduce the furries in your home and your humans. Sparky: […]

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Ask Max Monday: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Ask Max Monday: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Guys, guys, guys…I hope your holidays have been filled with more Spiffy than you can handle, and all the Awesome you could have possibly hoped for. Buddah and I had a nice Christmas with the Man, the Woman, and the Younger Human, with lots of real live fresh dead shrimp to nom upon, and Twinkies […]

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New Year Audition

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

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!!!

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

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

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!

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

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

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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