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Ask Max Monday: There’s gonna be a hairball…

Ask Max Monday: There’s gonna be a hairball…

What will you be doing to entertain the troops during this undoubted crisis of humanity, and B (not that there was an A) To spot the humans being OVER attentive with the grubby paws – well overly sterilised paws. OK there is a third. C) How does one stop a human from trying to bathe […]

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Are Cats Being Weaponized by the Navy?

Are Cats Being Weaponized by the Navy?

It’s not news that social media, clickbait headlines, and others often exploit human emotions to generate interest. One major way human emotions are exploited is via “cute” photos, videos, and memes. Scientists are exploring how cuteness encourages people to share information, good or bad, shaping perceptions that could influence public opinion. The Office of Naval […]

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Cat Art You Can’t Live Without

Cat Art You Can’t Live Without

Felicia’s Etsy site features several different categories of original cat art. Our fave category is Cat Paintings. These whimsical epictions are spot on and will put a smile on your face during this difficult time. Click any image to go to its product page.

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Ask Max Monday: Delay of the Glowing Kitty

Ask Max Monday: Delay of the Glowing Kitty

So nice of you to offer your books for free. Max. My human already has them all, I’ve read them on her tablet thing. I don’t like this pandemic thing. The human has to stay home now, so I have to snoopervise to make sure she actually does some work. It’s exhausting! The stabby place […]

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10 Cat Hair Forks for the Best Messy Buns Ever!!!

10 Cat Hair Forks for the Best Messy Buns Ever!!!

Cat Hair Forks, anyone? After I grew my hair out this year, I found myself in need of something to hold my hair in place when I pulled it up into a bun. Etsy to the rescue! They have a nice selection of cat-themed hair forks that are guaranteed conversation starters. Check ’em out below!

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Anthony Hopkins’ Own Piano Cat

Anthony Hopkins’ Own Piano Cat

@AnthonyHopkins tweeted a vid of himself playing piano for his cat while the two are holed up at home under our state’s mandatory lockdown. “Niblo is making sure I stay healthy and demands I entertain him in exchange… cats”: No Hannibal Lecter vibes here! It’s feel-good footage purrfect for a time when so many are […]

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Ask Max Monday: There’s No Place Like Home

Ask Max Monday: There’s No Place Like Home

Dear Wise Max, My name is Sonny, but my mama calls me Muffin, or Fluffyfloofkins (why does she do this? I mean I am quite fluffy and must say very handsome, but sheesh a cat requires dignity) I am almost 13 and have two pain in the *asterick* sisters, Little Miss Sapphire and Temperance Sweets […]

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Humans Learn Where Cats Go When They’re Outside

Humans Learn Where Cats Go When They’re Outside

The goal of the massive international Cat Tracker project was simple: find out where pet cats go when they’re outside. Researchers have tried to tackle this question in the past, either by following cats on foot (good luck with that…!) or by putting radio-transmitters on collars around cats’ necks, but Cat Tracker was singular in […]

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The. Saddest. PURRthday. Pawty. EVER.

The. Saddest. PURRthday. Pawty. EVER.

Monique, a stunning 2-year-old Maine Coon, was hoping to celebrate her second birthday with a loving family, but instead, she partied alone, not in a furever home. According to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, a U.K.-based animal rescue, Monique has been at the rescue’s South London shelter for over 115 days. (That’s way longer in […]

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Ask Max Monday: I Am a Raggedy Man…

Ask Max Monday: I Am a Raggedy Man…

O Wise Max, This is Dot and I have suffered an indignity…momma gave me a bath. Like you, I’m an oldster (I turn twenty in a few weeks). Momma said I wasn’t smelling “fresh” even though my many white parts looked clean. Well, duh, I must be cleaning myself…but no…she says that’s an indication of […]

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Tubby Tabby Vying for Pawsition as a Weight Watchers Spokescat

Tubby Tabby Vying for Pawsition as a Weight Watchers Spokescat

Things are looking up for Wilford, who has just landed a forever home after being surrendered to a shelter in December by someone who was no longer able to care for him. This hefty D.C.-area cat went viral over his adorable face and exceedingly chonky appearance has no just landed a new home–he has landed […]

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Unclear on the Concept: Cat Breaks INTO Prison

Unclear on the Concept: Cat Breaks INTO Prison

Curiosity got the better of one cat in northwest England who broke into a prison. But the poor puss, called Padfoot, ended up having to be rescued after stranding himself on a 25-foot-high razor-wire fence some 164-feet inside the security perimeter of Haverigg Prison in Millom, Cumbria. Welfare workers for the Royal Society for the Prevention […]

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Ask Max Monday: HAPPY WINDOW SEASONS!

Ask Max Monday: HAPPY WINDOW SEASONS!

Max! A STAINLESS STEEL litter box?!? How did we miss this development? What does it look like? And where can we get one (or four)? (s) Belle, Romulus, Rosalyn and Harrison Seriously, they make stainless steel litter boxes. And it looks like, surprise, a little box! We got ours at Amazon  but it might not […]

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Took a Village to Rescue This Cat

Took a Village to Rescue This Cat

In the Village of Lewiston, NY, Mayor Anne Welch closed Tuesday’s monthly board meeting with a feel-good story about a cat stuck in a 40-foot-plus tree. “I live on Cayuga Street and, across the street from me, there was this tree with this cat in it,” she explained. “So, my next door neighbor comes over […]

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Pregnant Cat in Predicament

Pregnant Cat in Predicament

Over at the Jersey Shore, a cat was stuck in a tree in Manahawkin for many days before animal control was called to rescue her. Stafford Township Animal Control received a call of an injured cat that was stuck in a tree. After an officer rescued the cat, she was taken to the Stafford Veterinary […]

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Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm for This Cat Guy

Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm for This Cat Guy

Who knew this Curb Your Enthusiasm star was a cat guy? I couldn’t find any hard evidence of this other than when he guested on Conan wearing an inspired wardrobe choice: a very cute cat jacket. Check it out:

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Ask Max Monday: Don’t Bite The Tail

Ask Max Monday: Don’t Bite The Tail

Max,  The human has a blankie that is sometimes very warm. Like, if you could sit in the fireplace without setting your asterisk on fire warm.  But then sometimes, it’s just regular blanket temperature. I sit on it anyway, thinking it’s gonna be all warm, but then I realize it’s not and I go on […]

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30,000 Pets Stranded in Wuhan

30,000 Pets Stranded in Wuhan

It is estimated that more than 30,000 pets have been left stranded after the Chinese government sealed off Wuhan following the coronavirus outbreak. In response, people trapped in Wuhan have been volunteering and checking in on the animals whose owners are stuck outside the city (are these rescuers angels or what???) Here’s Ye Jialin’s story […]

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Laissez Le Bon Temp Kitteh!

Laissez Le Bon Temp Kitteh!

Mardi gras is just around the corner, so be purrpared for debauchery! Here are some jazzy hand-crafted cat-themed mardi gras items to get you through all the way to Ash Wednesday!

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Ask Max Monday: Dood. What Is It?

Ask Max Monday: Dood. What Is It?

There was a discussion regarding the tiny white bowl placed in front of my mancat cubbie. There had never been a bowl there before, and while I was witness to its placement, Buddah was not, and he did his best to convince me that drinking from it would be a huge mistake. It could be […]

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