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7 Pet Preparedness Tips to Help You Survive El Niño
[ 0 ] September 16, 2015 |

7 Pet Preparedness Tips to Help You Survive El Niño

El Niño promises a respite from the drought for parched Californians, but with the good comes the bad: flooding and landslides. If you live in a low area that’s prone to flooding, chances are good that you might have to evacuate this winter. Are your pets evac-ready? TIP 1: Make sure you have Pet Carriers […]

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Japanese City Launches Cat Street View
[ 0 ] September 15, 2015 |

Japanese City Launches Cat Street View

Onomichi, Japan claims to be “a town of slopes and cats.” The city has an area called “Cat Alley” and even has a museum dedicated to Maneki-neko, those lucky cat figurines. Now, it’s gone a step further in launching “Cat Street View,” a Google-esque street view map from a cat’s purrspective. “We were seeking to […]

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Ask Max Monday: It’s Hijinks. Hijinks I Tell You!
[ 8 ] September 14, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: It’s Hijinks. Hijinks I Tell You!

Max, I am a human and next month I have to get a radioactive treatment for my overactive thyroid (I hope I get superpowers.) The human vet says I have to stay away from pregnant people, small kids, and pets for about two weeks. I’ll be holing up in the guest room of the house […]

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Big Cats Forced by Fire to Evacuate
[ 1 ] September 13, 2015 |

Big Cats Forced by Fire to Evacuate

California is on fire, and 34 big cats at Project Survival’s Cat Haven west of Fresno have been forced to evacuate. Wendy Debbas, president of Cat Haven,  said she they moved two bobcats and a lynx to Fresno Chaffee Zoo last Wednesday, and 31 other animals will be transferred throughout California at three other facilities and […]

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Blog Hopping with Rascal and Rocco
[ 5 ] September 11, 2015 |

Blog Hopping with Rascal and Rocco

Our interview subjects today are Rascal and Rocco, feline hosts of the Friday Pet Parade blog hop. We were fortunate to be able to co-host with them and Bionic Basil from the hop’s inception – until our recent retirement. (They later added a couple of popular dog co-hosts.) They brought along their brother Max, who […]

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5 Catastrophic Ways to Catify
[ 1 ] September 10, 2015 |

5 Catastrophic Ways to Catify

When I think of my experience at CatCon in LA a couple of months ago, I have a vivid memory of seeing an “Indiana Jones cat bridge” and swearing that I must. have. it. It was at the CatastrophiCreations booth, and I was mightily impressed by the quality and ruggedness of their cat furniture. CatastrophiCreations’ […]

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Science Says: Cat Don’t Need Owners
[ 2 ] September 10, 2015 |

Science Says: Cat Don’t Need Owners

Cats do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, according to a new scientific survey by researchers at the University of Lincoln that was just published in the journal PLOS One. They concluded that cats, unlike dogs, do not need humans to feel protected, instead preferring to look after themselves. “The domestic cat has recently […]

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Ask Max Monday: Pick a Winner, Stabby Guy
[ 4 ] September 7, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: Pick a Winner, Stabby Guy

So here’s the thing, that Orinch Meniss that lives with all of us Meezers has to have some crap “plucked” from his nose. Seriously, he’s gonna let someone pick his nose for him. Just to make him breathe like a normal living…. thing. And if the nose picking doesn’t work, then they have to like […]

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Calgary Humane Hawks Pre-Owned Cats Like Used Cars
[ 2 ] September 3, 2015 |

Calgary Humane Hawks Pre-Owned Cats Like Used Cars

Calgary Humane Society has launched an innovative new ad campaign in which it hawks “pre-owned” cats in the same razzle-dazzle in-your-face style of late-night used car commercials. Every detail, including the salesman in a bad suit, wide tie and porn-star moustache, is spot on. Shelters are learning the value of good social media and youtube […]

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Ask Max Monday: The Burrito Is Not Your Friend
[ 6 ] August 31, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: The Burrito Is Not Your Friend

HAY MAX WHY DO THEY CALL IT MENOPAWS AND NOT WOMENOPAWS? AND THEY DON’T EVEN HAVE PAWS SO WHY IS THE PAWS PART IN THARE? Well, when women reach a certain age, they get all hot and cranky, and the men in their lives annoy the ever-loving-KRAP out of them, and if they had claws […]

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Josie, Renn, Tucker, Cammie and Noah Speak
[ 11 ] August 28, 2015 |

Josie, Renn, Tucker, Cammie and Noah Speak

Today, we would like to introduce the cats from the I Have Three Cats blog. We know Josie, Renn, Tucker, Cammie and Noah add up to more than three cats, but, hey, cats are addictive – or should that be adorable? Actually, it is both. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves and your human. Josie: […]

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7-1/2 Spots for Mochas ‘n’ Moggies in the U.S.
[ 3 ] August 26, 2015 |

7-1/2 Spots for Mochas ‘n’ Moggies in the U.S.

Cat Cafés–spots where you can nurse a chai while getting your purr on–have been the rage in Asia since 1998, but it’s taken a while for U.S. bureaucrats to give the go-ahead for kitty tea houses in this country. In addition to the usual red tape, there’s also a concern about keeping the cats in the […]

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Ask Max Monday: Never Take the Blame
[ 3 ] August 24, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: Never Take the Blame

Hi there Max In a few weeks I’m going to turn one year old. My fur sister, Emily, says that this will make me officially not a kitten any more, she says that it’s time for me to “grow up, and calm down”, and “stop being such a little hell bat”. This doesn’t sound like […]

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Bubba the Cat Has Back-to-School Fever
[ 1 ] August 20, 2015 |

Bubba the Cat Has Back-to-School Fever

It’s back to school time, and Bubba couldn’t be happier. Bubba, a ginger tabby, attends classes at Leland High School in San Jose, CA. He’s a full-fledged student body member with an official Student Body card: Unlike poor Skeezix the Cat, Bubba doesn’t have to wait for the short bus to pick him up for […]

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Grumpy Cat and Nala Cat Face Off: Tender or Saucy?
[ 0 ] August 19, 2015 |

Grumpy Cat and Nala Cat Face Off: Tender or Saucy?

On Thursday in  NYC, the world will learn whether Grumpy Cat’s #TeamSaucy will triumph over Nala Cat’s #TeamTender at a one-of-a-kind Create & Taste Kitchen, sponsored by Friskies. WHO: Grumpy Cat and Nala Cat WHAT: Feline Foodie and Adoption Event  with fun, cat-food themed activities to help donate up to 10,000 meals to shelter cats. WHEN: Thursday, […]

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GIVEAWAY: Treat Your Cat’s Tummy Upset with Purina ProPlan #spon
[ 3 ] August 18, 2015 |

GIVEAWAY: Treat Your Cat’s Tummy Upset with Purina ProPlan #spon

According to VPI, tummy upset/vomiting was one of the top five conditions for which pet insurance claims were filed in 2014. Unfortunately, it can be hard to discern what the cause is. Cats can be picky eaters who refuse food just for the heck of it. If you have a multiple cat household, it can be hard to figure […]

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Katris Covers Kickstarter Campaign Offers Great Perqs!
[ 0 ] August 17, 2015 |

Katris Covers Kickstarter Campaign Offers Great Perqs!

The makers of Katris launched a KICKSTARTER campaign this morning to fund the production of special covers to make your Katris scratcher blocks even more fashionable! If the campaign is successful, the covers will be available in 3 models – Wood, Mono and City -so you can choose what works best based on your design needs and preferences. They and stick onto […]

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Ask Max Monday: Cooties. Cooties Everywhere.
[ 2 ] August 17, 2015 |

Ask Max Monday: Cooties. Cooties Everywhere.

Hi, Max, This is Spider and Gracie’s human. Our cool summer has turned hot here, and these girls are horkin’ up furballs right and left and mainly next to the bed. Despite my best efforts at auxiliary grooming, the hairball fest continues, mainly because both of the ladies hate all pet brushes with a passion. […]

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Oregon Cat is World’s Oldest
[ 2 ] August 16, 2015 |

Oregon Cat is World’s Oldest

A geezer cat in Oregon is now officially the World’s Oldest Cat, receiving the award from the Guinness World Records folks. Corduroy was born August 1st, 1989, and found his furever home when selected from a litter by then-7-year-old Ashley Reed Okura. The handsome Maine Coon is a connoisseur of mice and the occasional chunks […]

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Supervisor Trixie and Toy Tester Buster
[ 7 ] August 14, 2015 |

Supervisor Trixie and Toy Tester Buster

Many of you already know Trixie and Buster. They do not have a blog, but they are Cat Scouts, and Cat Scouts do not remain anonymous for long. Gather around the campfire and prepare to become better acquainted. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves and your human. Trixie: My name is Trixie and I’m a […]

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