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Cat and Guitars Art Show is a Media Darling
[ 2 ] January 7, 2016 |

Cat and Guitars Art Show is a Media Darling

We don’t own a guitar, but Mr TF has a violin, the playing of which scares the bejeebers out of the cats. Even more than the accordion or bagpipes ever did. So it surprised me to learn that cats-and-guitars is “a thing.” The discovery was made by renowned cat style maven Kate Benjamin and her now-hubby, […]

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Cats are Better Than Men Because….?
[ 1 ] January 6, 2016 |

Cats are Better Than Men Because….?

I won’t sink to making gross generalities, but I can state confidently that cats are better than all but about 12 males on the planet. That would be Mr TF and the significant others of 11 of you reading this. We have a ritual on New Year’s Eve of watching “When Harry Met Sally,” and […]

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Ask Max Monday: Invasion Of The Sticky People, Early Edition
[ 4 ] January 4, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Invasion Of The Sticky People, Early Edition

Dear Max: My brother got really sick and died a few sleeps ago, and everyone decided to have a memorial service for him, which is nicer than a funeral because nobody propped him up for everyone to stare at and talk about when he couldn’t talk back. Anyway, I got up in front of all […]

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Tortitude: Yes, It’s a Thing!
[ 1 ] January 3, 2016 |

Tortitude: Yes, It’s a Thing!

If you’ve ever owned a tortoiseshell or a calico, you’ve probably witnessed what can kindly be called “Tortitude.” Long-time tortie groupies love these cats for their queen-of-the-house airs; others have difficulties integrating them into multi-cat households. It’s not all in your head: a recent study indicates that torties and calicos do possess a special form of catitude. Veterinarians […]

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15 Fabulous Feline Factoids (INFOGRAPHIC)
[ 5 ] January 2, 2016 |

15 Fabulous Feline Factoids (INFOGRAPHIC)

So, you consider yourself a Kitty Savant? Test your knowledge of all things cat with this infographic which covers 15 lesser-known cat facts. Like this infographic? Download a printable version here.

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Happy New Year — How About Winning Some Tidy Cats? #ad
[ 4 ] December 31, 2015 |

Happy New Year — How About Winning Some Tidy Cats? #ad

Happy New Year from the staff of Mousebreath Magazine — don’t forget those New Year’s Resolutions, kittehs! And if you’d like to win a year’s supply of Tidy Cats cat litter, enter our giveaway here. You’ve got two days left to enter!       THE FINE PRINT: Tidy cat is providing the giveaway prizes.  ‪#‎TidyNYEHats‬ ‪#‎spons‬ Tidy […]

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Will 2016 Be the Year You Don’t Have to Buy Cat Litter? GIVEAWAY #spons
[ 3 ] December 29, 2015 |

Will 2016 Be the Year You Don’t Have to Buy Cat Litter? GIVEAWAY #spons

What kitty would be caught dead celebrating the New Year without a fancy little Tiny Hat on his head? And if that kitty is a Tidy Cat wearing a Tiny Hat, he could win A YEAR’S SUPPLY OF CAT LITTER!!! The maker behind Tiny Hats for Cats, Adam Ellis, has teamed  with Tidy Cats to ring […]

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Ask Max Monday: Really, It’s All Ellen’s Fault
[ 5 ] December 28, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: Really, It’s All Ellen’s Fault

Max, why duz the peeple bring a tree in the howse and then not even want me to klime up it wich is a grate shortcut to the upstares and an even better place to lay in wate for Buckaroo and the POWNSE! Also, do you know of any good krafts projekts that use kole? […]

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Merry Christmas from Mousebreath! VIDEO
[ 0 ] December 25, 2015 |

Merry Christmas from Mousebreath! VIDEO

The Merriest of Christmases to all of you from the Mousebreath Team, and best wishes for a happy, healthy 2016!

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Judge Pronounces Pet Sitting Something High Schoolers Do, Not a “Real Job”
[ 7 ] December 22, 2015 |

Judge Pronounces Pet Sitting Something High Schoolers Do, Not a “Real Job”

With the holidays upon us, anxiety ratchets up for many as we worry about what to do with our cats while we travel. Last month, for the first time in over ten years, hubby and I traveled together on a very short trip to NYC. Until last year, because of Mao’s ill health and separation anxiety, […]

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Ask Max Monday: Just A Few More Sleeps, Doods!
[ 6 ] December 21, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: Just A Few More Sleeps, Doods!

What do YOU want for Christmas? (and we don’t think the people will be getting rid of Buddah, so think of something else) For reals? All I want is for there to be some real live fresh dead shrimp to nom on, and maybe a fresh nip toy. I don’t really need anything and I […]

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Will Your Cat Survive Christmas? Top 6 Things You Need to Avoid (INFOGRAPHIC)
[ 2 ] December 17, 2015 |

Will Your Cat Survive Christmas? Top 6 Things You Need to Avoid (INFOGRAPHIC)

As fun as the holidays are — for us AND our cats — there are dangers lurking at every turn. In this infographic, you’ll see the top 6 dangers (although, admittedly, #6 should be no surprise.) Click the image for a full-sized version. (Free to distribute with attribution.)

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INFOGRAPHIC: PURRfect Cat Gifts for the Holidays
[ 0 ] December 15, 2015 |

INFOGRAPHIC: PURRfect Cat Gifts for the Holidays

Ideas for Holiday Gifts for Your Cat (Click for full-sized version). Links below for purchase info. Feel free to share! Silvervine CatIt Treat Maze Pet Loc8tor Da Bird Kickeroo Pure Bites

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Ask Max Monday: It’s Not The End Of The World As We Know It…
[ 5 ] December 14, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: It’s Not The End Of The World As We Know It…

Max….our mom is mean and doesn’t put up a Christ-mouse tree. If we don’t have a tree, how are we getting presents??? Doesn’t Santa Claws have to have a tree to put our stuff under??? Random Felines Doods, now worries. Santa is pretty resourceful and as long as he can get in, he leave presents […]

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Want to Smell Like Your Cat’s Forehead? This Spray’s Your Answer!
[ 0 ] December 11, 2015 |

Want to Smell Like Your Cat’s Forehead? This Spray’s Your Answer!

What are some of your favorite smells? Bacon? Just baked bread? The top of your cat’s head? If it’s the last one, you’ll be thrilled to know that you now can buy a bottle of cat smell and spray it all over so that you smell like a cat’s head. All. Day. Long. You read […]

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GIVEAWAY: Hot Men and Cool Cats Calendar #spons
[ 3 ] December 10, 2015 |

GIVEAWAY: Hot Men and Cool Cats Calendar #spons

Does it get any better than hot men with cats? No, I didn’t think so. This year, Purina has produced a special Men and Cats calendar that should generate lines longer than you see at Walmart on Black Friday. The calendar is the culmination of a #MenAndCatsContest sponsored by Purina Pro Plan on Instagram as a means […]

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Ask Max Monday: Countdown to Santa
[ 5 ] December 7, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: Countdown to Santa

  Why does your mug have a “B” on it? Is it for Big Beautiful Bascat? ~BratCat Supposedly the “B” is for “Buddah,” because he likes to drink out of a mug on the counter instead of the fountain. Truly, I think it stands for “Bonehead” or perhaps another head equal to the posterior attached […]

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Spacecats! Put this on Your List for Santa!
[ 3 ] December 5, 2015 |

Spacecats! Put this on Your List for Santa!

Have you dreamed of growing up to be an astrocat? Elon Musk and Richard Branson are THISCLOSE to sending you into the heavens to explore the universe. While you’re waiting for your space ship to be ready for liftoff, you can practice your zero gravity moves in one of these supercool spacecat pet carriers by […]

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Cecil the Safeway Cat Prompts Community Campaign
[ 2 ] December 3, 2015 |

Cecil the Safeway Cat Prompts Community Campaign

If you lived in Southeast Portland, a trip to the supermarket was, until recently, a happy opportunity to see Cecil the Safeway Cat. The Safeway supermarket at the corner of Cesar Chavez and Powell blvds was the daily hangout for Cecil, a grey and white tabby who wanted nothing more than to work in the […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!
[ 3 ] December 1, 2015 |

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Baby, it’s cold outside! As winter approaches, you might have a heated cat cup, but still your top part freezes while your nether regions are warm as toast. Or maybe you like to venture outdoors, but you just can’t stay out too long, lest you turn into an icicle. We’ve got the solution: a warm and […]

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