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Kittehs Living in D.C. Are Standing Up to Be Counted

Kittehs Living in D.C. Are Standing Up to Be Counted

It Will Take 3 Years And $1.5 Million, but Washington D.C. is going to count every single one of its cats. A coalition of groups, including PetSmart Charities, the Humane Society, The Humane Rescue Alliance and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute are collaborating on “The D.C. Cat Count,” whose goal is to more accurately estimate […]

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<I>Cats</i>‘ Cast Announced

Cats‘ Cast Announced

The musical Cats – which is the fourth-longest-running show in Broadway history – is soon to be a major motion picture, with production scheduled for later this year in the U.K. Not all of the cast has been announced, but so far Taylor Swift (cat lady extraordinaire), Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Ian McKellen have been […]

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Ask Max Monday: Everything is Dood

Ask Max Monday: Everything is Dood

Hey Mr Max, it’s me Sterling. I am more than one year old now so why do the hoomins still call me Sterling BabyCat? Why does Ant Nora never make me in charge when she goes out? It’s always my woofy sisfur or Cousin Murphy or the Mama Fluff lady cat. And why is there […]

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Simon the Cat Rescued after Harrowing Entrapment

Simon the Cat Rescued after Harrowing Entrapment

This week, the Burtonsville MD Volunteer Fire Department responded to a “Firefighter save my cat!” plea. The cat, Simon, was lodged in an air conditioning duct and after five days, the owner had given up hope of getting him out without professional help. The department’s chief, Michael Ryman, led a team armed with power tools […]

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Hipster Kitties Charlee and Chaplin

Hipster Kitties Charlee and Chaplin

… and Dennis.  Well, sort of.  He’s an honorary Hipster Kitty. We think you will enjoy today’s interview. Many of you have already met Dennis the Vizsla and are aware the Hipster Kitties Charlee and Chaplin moved in a while back and joined Dennis’ band of assorted merrymakers. If you aren’t aware, you are in […]

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Ask ax Monday: A Little More Than Thinking Outside The Box…

Ask ax Monday: A Little More Than Thinking Outside The Box…

DOOOOD!!! Whuts with the hots???? I’m dyin’ here!!!! I KNOW, RIGHT??? It happens every freaking year! On the plus side, my people bought a brand new air conditioner last year so it can be super hot outside and I don’t care. On a different tack, or should I say paw path, Mrs H is checking […]

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The Free App You Must Get NOW!

The Free App You Must Get NOW!

OK, so the name–Finding Rover–is unfortunate. But it covers cats, too, and it’s free, so if you have a smart phone and a cat you need to download it right NOW! What is Finding Rover? It’s a pet facial recognition app that uses biometric technology to identify pets. Backed by the Petco Foundation, it is […]

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If You Like Your Cats Whiskery……

If You Like Your Cats Whiskery……

Ukrainian artist Mary Derkach creates fanciful felted felines with delightfully whiskered faces. Her materials of choice are sheep’s wool and polymer clay…. and maybe a little magic!   She’s done a series she calls “spherical cats” that are little roly-poly balls. The mighty hunter…. purrhaps in purrsuit of the elusive red dot? And anyone with […]

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Ask Max Monday: The Impossible Question of How

Ask Max Monday: The Impossible Question of How

Hey Max, Dood, purlease explain to my peon/mama why looking out the front door 6ft to the west of my window seat is so important. I have to throw temper tantrums, everyday dood, in front of the front door for like 20 mins or until I get bored to get the door opened to look […]

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Isolate Your Cat at Meal or Potty Time with MeowSpace

Isolate Your Cat at Meal or Potty Time with MeowSpace

If you own a dog who mines for cat crap treats in the cat litter box, or have multiple cats with one on a special diet, MeowSpace might be for you. It’s an enclosed box that can only be accessed by a cat with an rfid or a magnetic tag on her collar. That opens […]

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Got a Match? Hooligan Cats as Art…

Got a Match? Hooligan Cats as Art…

I’ve been utterly charmed by the printmaking art of Arna Miller and Ravi Zupa at the Treasure Prizes studio in Denver. Their most recent collection is faux-vintage matchboxes featuring ne’er-do-well hooligan cats engaged in all manner of shenanigans: Each box is $20 (shipped sans matches). ABOUT THE ART Arna said: I draw in pencil and […]

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Ask Max Monday: What do, what do, what do…?

Ask Max Monday: What do, what do, what do…?

Dear Max. With a new season comes the eternal question as to what to wear, well for humans anyway. What stye tips can you offer the ill paid housekeeper, or general household labourer? Do you have any fashion preferences besides the super cool hat. Obviously we Tuxedo’s have the best attire, especially for dressing up, […]

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Surround Yourself with Cat Wallpaper

Surround Yourself with Cat Wallpaper

It should be noted that I detest wallpaper, after I spent a summer scraping and steaming off many walls of the stuff in our house. But if I were inclined to put up some wallpaper, this is what I’d choose: CATS! (of course) Maybe in a powder room with the fourth wall painted in a […]

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YUMMERS! Buy Kitteh Kookies Online!

YUMMERS! Buy Kitteh Kookies Online!

Having a Cat Lady Confab? Order a bunch of cat cookies…. just $36 for two dozen. Special order designs are available. They are delicious vanilla-almond sugar cookies that can be frozen up to two months. Order from the San Diego Cookie Lady here.

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Ask Max Monday: I Yelled At Mr. Boo

Ask Max Monday: I Yelled At Mr. Boo

There were no questions for this week, which is okay because I had a totally traumatic experience and am still recovering from it. I mean, there I was, having a nice quiet life, minding my own business, taking a nap on the big bed, when the Woman came in and woke me up and then […]

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Who’s a Who Fan Who’ll Treasure These 13 Whovian Treats?

Who’s a Who Fan Who’ll Treasure These 13 Whovian Treats?

Is there a cat alive who doesn’t know who Dr Who is? I think not! Cats ‘n’ the Doctor are a natural! Save up your allowance, kittehs! You’re gonna want to lay down some green papers to get some of this Whoriffic swag! (Click any image to go to purchase info.)         […]

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A Chat With Laila & Minchie

A Chat With Laila & Minchie

We are reprinting a Funny Farmer Friends interview with Laila and Minchie this week, remembering Minchie who has left us for The Bridge. Please join us in sending hugs to Peggy and Laila. We have known Laila and Minchie who blog at Cat-A-Holic since they started blogging and we’re pleased to have this opportunity to […]

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These Cat Succulent Planters Don’t Suck!

These Cat Succulent Planters Don’t Suck!

I’ve never seen planters quite like these…fuzzy cat plant holders! (Click any image for the specific product page.) A tiny plastic pot is meant to go inside, so you don’t have muddy water leaking all over your furniture. It comes in practically any permutation of cat breed/color you can imagine. (She also does other cute […]

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Ask Max Monday: We Be Stylin’…

Ask Max Monday: We Be Stylin’…

Here’s a question for you: How can I tell Manny and Chili Bruce apart, now that CB lost his one white whisker. They are both black cats! Sure, CB’s tailio is a bit poofier, and Manny’s tummy white spot is bigger, but these things are not easily apparent. We could put collars on them, and […]

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Ask Max Monday: Yer A Kitty Clock, Lily…

Ask Max Monday: Yer A Kitty Clock, Lily…

Hey Max, After mama read the mice flavored cat food it got me thinking. A lot of out door cats eat birdies. How come there’s not more cat food that’s birdie flavored? I’m not talking chickens, turkeys or ducks. I’m talking pigeon, finches, sparrows, robins, etc? My stalker Peeping Tom that’s his main diet and […]

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