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Celebrating Tripper on Ntl Feral Cat Day
[ 5 ] October 16, 2016 |

Celebrating Tripper on Ntl Feral Cat Day

Tripper is a Feral Success Story. About eleven years ago I spotted a young brown tabby in the brush bordering the park in our back yard. He would tiptoe up to our deck and cadge food that we’d left out for another feral cat we had at the time. Feral cats are common in our […]

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World’s Oldest Cat at 31?
[ 220 ] October 14, 2016 |

World’s Oldest Cat at 31?

He doesn’t look a day over 26, and at 31 (ish), Nutmeg just may be the world’s oldest cat.  (And he looks a little Kismet, the orginal Bigman Cat, dontcha think?) That is–yikes!–about the equivalent of 140 in human years. Yet, he’s as spry as they come and, according to his people, “rules the house.” […]

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Purina Pet Haven Opened in NYC Domestic Violence Shelter
[ 6 ] October 14, 2016 |

Purina Pet Haven Opened in NYC Domestic Violence Shelter

Many victims of domestic violence stay in the home rather than going to a shelter because of the threat of violence against beloved pets. Few domestic violence shelters allow pets. At a Purina Better with Pets symposium in NYC a couple of years ago a woman told her story about needing to get out of an […]

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10 Ways to Cat-ify Your Office for Under $10 (GIVEAWAY)
[ 15 ] October 13, 2016 |

10 Ways to Cat-ify Your Office for Under $10 (GIVEAWAY)

If you work from home, your office is probably already kitty-fied with an actual kitty. But why not kick it up a notch with kitty office supplies? Everything here is less than $10, and the cat on your lap would definitely give them a paws-up. Even better, we’ve SPARED NO EXPENSE in hosting a Cat Paper […]

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Mr Whiskerpants on Debate #2
[ 12 ] October 11, 2016 |

Mr Whiskerpants on Debate #2

Kittehs, it can be tough trying to figure out why your peeps are yelling at the television these days. Especially Monday night. Counting sniffs, screaming Stay on Topic, squinting because that big orange face is like staring at the surface of the sun… it’s not easy for a cat to deal with. So, to make […]

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Ask Max Monday: Say “Woof”
[ 91 ] October 10, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Say “Woof”

Max, I stealed the dog’s foods. It was good. Now my sisfurs sez “yoo are what yoo eats” Does this mean I will turn into a dog?? I does not want to be a dog! Well…there’s good news, and there’s bad news. First, you will not turn into a dog. Because, think about it, if […]

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Raise a Glass to Hello Kitty Wine
[ 32 ] October 6, 2016 |

Raise a Glass to Hello Kitty Wine

Italy’s Torti winery has teamed up with Sanrio, the Hello Kitty company, to create wine with the pawpular cat’s face on the label. There’s an intoxicating array of sparkling rosés, whites, and a red… and our fave, the Sweet Pink rosé. Torti released a statement saying, “The Hello Kitty Wine collection has delivered a new experience to […]

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The Cat Man of Aleppo vs. Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
[ 11 ] October 5, 2016 |

The Cat Man of Aleppo vs. Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

I challenge you not to get choked up when you read about the Cat Man of Aleppo. Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel is an angel mired in the hellhole that is Syria. If you’re reading this from the comfort of a Barcolounger in suburbia, it’s hard to imagine life in Aleppo. If you’re Gary Johnson, you’ve probably never […]

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50% Off Black Cat Tees
[ 152 ] October 4, 2016 |

50% Off Black Cat Tees

If, like Bernadette Kazmarski, you’re a fan of house panthers, you’ll love the half-off sale on this black cat tee. 10% of proceeds benefit stray cats via the Meow Foundation. They’re only $15! Bad news is, they’re one-size-fits-most, which means it will either swallow you up or fit you like a sausage casing. So buy one […]

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Ask Max Monday: Speed Writing 101
[ 164 ] October 3, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Speed Writing 101

Max, the peeps put a CHOKER arownd my nek, and it has 2 BELLS on it! They are praktikly making me def thare so lowd. And the stoopid choker is PINK wich is not a mancatly color. I am pretty shur I’m gonna git strangled by this thing. Do you have the fone number for […]

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Pee Problems: You’re Fired!
[ 115 ] September 30, 2016 |

Pee Problems: You’re Fired!

I’m supposed to know what I’m talking about when cat owners ask me for help dealing with issues like “inappropiate elimination.” I’m a Tidy Cats insider and have spent hours in seminars by behaviorists and veterinarians covering everything you need to know to ensure that your cat uses the litter box. But the demon kitten […]

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Feline Fontaholics, Take Note!
[ 10 ] September 29, 2016 |

Feline Fontaholics, Take Note!

If, like me, you’re a fontaholic, and you’re into those pawpular cutting and crafting programs, run don’t walk to Print Shapes’ Etsy Shop. For less than $3, you can buy an instant-download zip file containing SVG, DXF, EPS, and PDF files of one of the cutest cat font EVAH! Wish they had this as a TTF! Click […]

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Cat in Purrdicament Freed in China
[ 168 ] September 28, 2016 |

Cat in Purrdicament Freed in China

A grey and white tabby in China is relieved to be freed from a metal basketball hoop stand in which he found himself trapped this week. He was spooked and made the mistake of darting into the tube, only too late realizing he couldn’t dart back out. His owner called the fire department, who had […]

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Ask Max Monday: Oops
[ 124 ] September 26, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Oops

MAX MAX!! Where is your column this week??? Inquiring minds want to know!! Dood, I have no idea what happened last week. If you’d asked me, I would have sworn I’d uploaded a column last Sunday night. Someone (and it had to be the Woman, because it certainly couldn’t have been me) had a massive […]

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10 Ceramic Cats Anyone Can Afford – And a Hedgehog, Too!
[ 0 ] September 23, 2016 |

10 Ceramic Cats Anyone Can Afford – And a Hedgehog, Too!

If you’re looking for a gift for your favorite cat lover and have less than $20 to spend, run–don’t walk–to the Barruntando Shop on Etsy. Barruntando was formed by a group of women from different parts of Spain with a common hobby: ceramics. They came together to create “happy and carefree designs” handcrafted with raw materials and traditional techniques. […]

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White Lion AND Tiger Cubs Born in Polish Zoo
[ 9 ] September 22, 2016 |

White Lion AND Tiger Cubs Born in Polish Zoo

Seven rare white lion and tiger cubs (three lions, four tigers) have been born in just the last week at Zoo Safari, a private zoo in Borysew, Poland. All are doing well. Their genders are not yet known because zookeepers have not yet touched the babes. Here’s some raw footage of the white lion cubs: The […]

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Viking Cats Descended from Cleopatra’s?
[ 78 ] September 21, 2016 |

Viking Cats Descended from Cleopatra’s?

via iheartneedlework on Etsy The secret of life, the universe and everything lies in DNA. It’s not just for determining if your ancestors were Vikings, but it can tell if your cat was a Viking as well. Scientists who recently studied feline DNA found cat remains at a Viking site dated to a period between […]

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Did You Know… Mainzer Cats Were Not Drawn by Mainzer
[ 6 ] September 15, 2016 |

Did You Know… Mainzer Cats Were Not Drawn by Mainzer

Last week, I told you the background behind the sad life of Louis Wain, a prominent turn-of-the-century artist whose cats captivated Edwardian England. As his style evolved, his cats began wearing clothes, no doubt influencing the art depicted on what are popularly known as Mainzer Cat postcards. What gets lost in the shuffle is the […]

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5 Ways My Life is Weirder with My Petfinder Pets #spons #MetonPetfinder
[ 2 ] September 12, 2016 |

5 Ways My Life is Weirder with My Petfinder Pets #spons #MetonPetfinder

Just as Match.com changed the way I shopped for a husband, Petfinder changed the way I searched for new furry family members, and in the best pawsible way. I found our two most recent cats, Banzai and Reno, via Petfinder. My Dirty Little Secret Here’s a confession: going to shelters to look for a cat to […]

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Ask Max Monday: Cheese, Please
[ 9 ] September 12, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Cheese, Please

Max, I just finished reading your poetry book. You dictate so well. I was crying by the end though, even though you probably don’t want that. How did the woman manage to type your poems as I assume she often took breaks to laugh or cry? The Woman has a cold, black heart and nothing […]

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