Category: Columns

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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Resolve Not to Buy Cheap Crap from China: 13 Etsy Shops for Cat Lovers
[ 3 ] January 3, 2013 |

Resolve Not to Buy Cheap Crap from China: 13 Etsy Shops for Cat Lovers

If you haven’t completed your New Year’s resolutions yet (mine usually aren’t done until mid-August), how about resolving not to buy cheap crap from China and insteaed, patronize crafters who put love and care into everything they make. To that end, we’ve put together 13 Etsy shops that cat lovers should favorite. Wrapt Cats is […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Blessings
[ 2 ] December 31, 2012 |

Meditations with Meezers: Blessings

“You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love  Chey says: I never miss an opportunity to participate either.   Ichiro: I’m up at 3 AM participating! Chey: Sometimes sleep is a blessing Chey and Ichiro: May you have many blessings to participate in for 2013

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Ask Max Monday: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
[ 14 ] December 31, 2012 |

Ask Max Monday: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

HAY MAX HOW MUCH REEL LIVE FRESH DED KRAB CAN I EAT BEEFORE MY BELLY IXPLODES AND MY GUTZ SPRAY ALL OVER THE WALLS CUZ THATS WHY MY LADEY WONT GIVE ME ANY MORE AND I THINK SHE JUST WANTS TO KEEP IT ALL TO HERSELF. Man, I’m pretty sure that you can take in […]

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end uv da yeer song frum yerz truly
[ 8 ] December 29, 2012 |

end uv da yeer song frum yerz truly

wen i red da grate poem mi frend max rote fer christmas … i knew i wanned to rite a song fer mi teem da noo york yankeez so mi brudder matsui an i put our hedz together an came up wid da followin, which shood be sung to da toon uv auld lang syne […]

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baseball in december?  wut da????
[ 2 ] December 28, 2012 |

baseball in december? wut da????

yes brudderz an sistahz an sportsfanz uv all agez … da grate hideki matsui, hizself, haz annownced dat he iz retiring. mi mom an i luv matsui … heck … i havva brudder named fer him. heer’z a little backgrownd fer u: in 1993 matsui joined da yomiuri giants in japan. dis teem iz da […]

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The Furries of Whisppy
[ 37 ] December 28, 2012 |

The Furries of Whisppy

  The Furries of Whisppy … Cosmo, Ling, Meow-Me, Boomer, Felix, Tutu & Coco We have quite an interesting group of felines to interview today, the Furries of Whisppy.  So without further ado, we’d like to introduce Cosmo, Ling, Meow-Me, Felix, Boomer, Coco and Tutu. And the honorary eighth furry (that woofs) that started it […]

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13 ’13 Cat Calendars
[ 3 ] December 27, 2012 |

13 ’13 Cat Calendars

With 2013 just days away, it’s time to think about 2013 calendars (at least if you’re like me and don’t wait until April to shop for one). We’ve got 13 of our favorite calendars for you to check out — any one of which will keep you purring until this time next year!     […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Christmas
[ 1 ] December 24, 2012 |

Meditations with Meezers: Christmas

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.  ~Washington Irving Chey: I am really hoping for a nice fire tonight Ichiro: I am a little worried about heart burn if we have that flame of charity in our hearts. Chey: But I […]

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Ask Max Monday: MERRY CHRISTMAS DOODS!
[ 11 ] December 24, 2012 |

Ask Max Monday: MERRY CHRISTMAS DOODS!

Twas the day before Christmas and all through the house The kitty was hoping for something bigger than a mouse. The tree which had wonderfully sat on the floor Was lopsided now, the ornaments, well, no more. The lights that were on it were off and cold And the wires chewed just so by the […]

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Handsome Mancat Brofurs… Junior, Orion & Sammy
[ 26 ] December 21, 2012 |

Handsome Mancat Brofurs… Junior, Orion & Sammy

We are privileged to bring you Junior – or Junior Babee, as we first knew him – Orion and Sammy today.  Many of you have also known and counted them as blogging friends for a number of years, but we’re pretty confident you’ll learn something new about them today. Or at least be reminded of […]

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Meditations with Meezers: Gift Suggestions
[ 4 ] December 17, 2012 |

Meditations with Meezers: Gift Suggestions

Christmas gift suggestions:  To your enemy, forgiveness.  To an opponent, tolerance.  To a friend, your heart.  To a customer, service.  To all, charity.  To every child, a good example.  To yourself, respect.  ~Oren Arnold Chey says: I hope you appreciate my tolerance and charity and good example Ichiro: And here I gave you my heart…

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Ask Max Monday: Don’t Dropkick the Kitten
[ 2 ] December 17, 2012 |

Ask Max Monday: Don’t Dropkick the Kitten

We has this foster kitten that everyone thinks we are keeping but mom keeps denying it but we suspect she is not telling the truth. Will we still get presents from santa paws if we kick him over the rail of the balcony so he doesn’t stay here? THANKS – the permanent residents of Random […]

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