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GIVEAWAY: Freshpet Fresh-Cooked Cat Food #spons

GIVEAWAY: Freshpet Fresh-Cooked Cat Food #spons

When I pick up my skunk food and coon food at Safeway in the pet food aisle, I see the Freshpet refrigerator down there at the end and wonder if it’s something my cats will eat. Gazing through the glass door, I see that the selection looks pretty good. I could slice the meat tubes […]

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Ask Max Monday: If You Give A Dog A Treat… (Maybe He Won’t Eat The Cat)

Ask Max Monday: If You Give A Dog A Treat… (Maybe He Won’t Eat The Cat)

Max…. Any idea where we can get kitty sized ear plugs? The mom says it is “football season” again when those guys on tv seem to take forever chasing a ball around a big green field. And man can our mom yell at the TV. THANKS Amazon. Amazon is the answer for everything. If they […]

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Wain’s Genius–and Love for Cats–Never Waned

Wain’s Genius–and Love for Cats–Never Waned

There was a time at the turn of the 20th century when England’s most reproduced artist was a Cat Artist. Between 1895 and 1905, over forty books illustrated by Louis Wain were published, along with postcards, miniatures and related keepsakes. Like another cat artist, Eugen Hartung (Mainzer cats), Wain depicts a world in which cats rule […]

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6 Back-to-School Items Guaranteed to Make You Teacher’s Pet

6 Back-to-School Items Guaranteed to Make You Teacher’s Pet

Back-to-School time is steeped in the excitement of a brand new school year, fresh PeeChee folders and a new Barbie Lunchbox. Throw in turning leaves, the scent of Crayolas, and a chill to the morning air and…. well, I get lost in reverie. And of course, it always makes me think of one of my favorite exchanges […]

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Ask Max Monday: If You Give A Cat A Box…

Ask Max Monday: If You Give A Cat A Box…

Deer Max – will there be a book signing anywhere near my house? Also, will mine boogerhead brother ever stop wandering around the house screaming his bloody head off about nothing? Book signings require that I leave my house, which I am generally opposed to, so…nope, don’t think it will happen. I’ll sign books, just […]

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Pot for Pets?

Pot for Pets?

Medical Marijuana is not just about getting a Cheech-and-Chong high. It is an accepted aid to cancer patients, glaucoma sufferers and others with debilitating health issues. Most people have heard of a chemical called THC, which is the ingredient in marijuana that gets users high. But recently, attention has shifted to another compound in marijuana […]

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Ask Max Monday: It’s All About ME!

Ask Max Monday: It’s All About ME!

And why the heck not? ME. All ME. Dear Max, What did you do this week? Love, Max Well, Max, since you asked…this week my new book, THE EMPEROR OF SAN FRANCISCO was released! This is my first piece of fiction and I am very, very excited about it. Also, I am very, very nervous […]

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Meet Nacho Flay and Bella De Laurentiis

Meet Nacho Flay and Bella De Laurentiis

Food Network stars Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis are cat people. Bobby has a ginormous ginger Maine Coon, and Giada has a ragdoll named Bella. These cats eat well (Bella gets fresh-poached salmon every morning), and are well-adored by the two chefs. Here’s the video interview:

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World-Famous Istanbul Feline to Get Memorial Monument

World-Famous Istanbul Feline to Get Memorial Monument

Her furchin launched a thousand memes, and she was beloved in her neighborhood, Ziverbey’s Güleç Çıkmazı street in Istanbul. This luscious well-loved grey and white tabby named Tombili went to The Bridge on August 1st after a long illness. (The name ‘Tombili’ is a common Turkish nickname for full-figured pets.) Residents announced her passing away by hanging posters that […]

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13 Black Cat Factoids for Black Cat Appreciation Day

13 Black Cat Factoids for Black Cat Appreciation Day

There’s no better time than the present to adopt a black cat. August 17th is Black Cat Appreciation Day, and if you have some black cat luck, there may be a shelter near you (like the ASPCA’s adoption center in NYC) offering huge discounts on adoptions to celebrate. Black cats are elegant and mysterious, steeped […]

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Has Zazzle Lost its Dazzle? Here’s a Pawsome Alternative with 30% Off

Has Zazzle Lost its Dazzle? Here’s a Pawsome Alternative with 30% Off

If you’ve ever run a Zazzle store or purchased from Zazzle, you know it can be a spendy proposition. I recently found an alternative that has left my wallet singing with joy. Even better, it offers you the option of designing custom printed shoes in a wide variety of styles. (I loved this option on Zazzle, but they discontinued it […]

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Ask Max Monday: The Truncated Edition

Ask Max Monday: The Truncated Edition

I’m sure you’ve told this story before, but how did you come to live with The Woman and The Man? Thanks. Gabriel’s Mom Long story short, I was kind of a rescue. When I was a tiny kitten I lived with friends of the Younger Human who couldn’t afford me, so he brought me home […]

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Is That Stoopid Kittin Shredding Toxic Houseplants?

Is That Stoopid Kittin Shredding Toxic Houseplants?

Our newest household addition, affectionately referred to by Banzai as “That Stoopid Kittin” is a handful. When he’s not peeing on the duvet in the master bedroom, he’s annihilating the few houseplants we have inside the house, chewing them to tatters. This sent me scurrying to re-check the ASPCA list of poisonous plants, just to […]

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Westminster Gets Yet Another Mousing Officer

Westminster Gets Yet Another Mousing Officer

Another big stride has been made toward Feline World Domination with the addition of yet another cat to the ranks of mousers in Westminster. Larry, of course, is the Big Dog of the bunch, running affairs at 10 Downing St. as he gets the new PM up to speed. His nemesis, Palmerston, runs Foreign Affairs […]

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Got Stankface? GIVEAWAY Tidy Cats #spons

Got Stankface? GIVEAWAY Tidy Cats #spons

Special to Mousebreath by Banzai We have a noo kittin in the howse and he has stinky poops that wood cauze an ixplosion if you lited a match. It’s enuf to kerl yer ears inside out. The ladey sez I just haff to be payshunt acuz he is gitting ajusted to noo foods and got dewermed […]

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Ask Max Monday: I Writed You a Book. Again!

Ask Max Monday: I Writed You a Book. Again!

Ok, so there weren’t any questions for this week, so ya know what? I’m gonna engage in a little self-promotion, that’s what. A lot of you know that the Woman is a writer and she’s written a couple or six novels all on her own, and she helped me put together a few of my […]

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Brexit Pales Next to Cat Fights on Downing St.

Brexit Pales Next to Cat Fights on Downing St.

It’s Tuxie vs. Tabby on London’s  Downing St. as Larry–the cat who runs the UK–protects  the sanctity of the Prime Minister’s office from Palmerston, the tuxie who runs the Foreign Office down the street. An earlier kerfuffle left Larry with a hurty paw, but he got Palmerston back, getting a swath of fur from between the […]

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Ask Max Monday: Hit 225 Points, You Get A Free Ice Cream

Ask Max Monday: Hit 225 Points, You Get A Free Ice Cream

Dear Max, Once again I need help in training my human. Now she says she will re-tire in a few years. OK so she needs new tires just get them, don’t tell me about it. I only go in the car once get a year anyway, Bast willing. Then she says when she re-tires she […]

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5 Cat Lady Sandals and FlipFlops Your Paws are Screaming For!

5 Cat Lady Sandals and FlipFlops Your Paws are Screaming For!

I live in sandals year-round. Not just because I live in California and it’s illegal not to, but because I have a debilitating bunion that makes enclosed shoes a special kind of medieval torture. So I was delighted to run acoross these hand-crafted sandals and flip flops. The special leather ones at the top are […]

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Did You Miss the Wedding of the Year?

Did You Miss the Wedding of the Year?

In a ceremony rivaling that of William and Kate’s in opulence and grandeur, Mauricio and Allie tied the knot today in a lavish ceremony held in the pergola of the Order of the Arrowhead Lodge at Cat Scouts. Mauricio, of course, is the brains behind The Cat on My Head, and Allie heads up Friends […]

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