Category: Celebrity Cats

Hemingway Cats Ride Out Storm Safely

Hemingway Cats Ride Out Storm Safely

I’m a little ashamed to admit that the main worry I had when I first heard about the Irma threat was how The Hemingway Cats would fare during the storm. The Hemingway Cats are a tribe of 54 polydactyl and polydactyl-gene-carrying felines who reside at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum on Key West. Some of […]

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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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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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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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With Cameron Out, Will Larry Get the Axe?

With Cameron Out, Will Larry Get the Axe?

As outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron packed up his belongings yesterday to move from #10 Downing St and make way for his successor, Theresa May, the status of Larry, the cat who runs the U.K., has been called into question. Will he be kicked to the curb like Cameron? Like most British pols, Larry has […]

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Palmerston Scores Job Heading the UK’s Foreign Office

Palmerston Scores Job Heading the UK’s Foreign Office

Today, cats are a few steps closer to world domination. A handsome tuxie named Palmerston has been appointed “Chief Mouser” for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London. He’s named after Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, who served as the U.K.’s foreign secretary nearly 200 years ago before going on to serve twice as prime […]

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Supermarket Cat’s Owner Says No to Noms

Supermarket Cat’s Owner Says No to Noms

Garfield’s owner has thoughtlessly put the brakes on the Treat Train. Garfield is a pawpular daily visitor to a supermarket in Cambridgeshire (UK) and even has his own Facebook page. But that pawpularity comes at a great price. He’s getting fat. His owner, David Willers, posted a message on Facebook asking shoppers to lay off […]

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Pete the Cat Drives the Short Bus to Hollywood Stardom

Pete the Cat Drives the Short Bus to Hollywood Stardom

If you’re an Angelino and you spot a blue cat driving a short bus on the 405, you’re lookin’ at Pete the Cat, who’s just hit the big time in Hollywood with his own TV show! Yes, Pete fans, Alcon Entertainment has secured the rights to adapt the New York Times best-selling Pete the Cat into an […]

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Limberbutts McCubbins for President: VOTE to Beat Dog!

Limberbutts McCubbins for President: VOTE to Beat Dog!

I don’t think I’ve yelled at the TV ever as much as I did watching last night’s debate. I can’t help but think that our country would be better off if it were run by cats. After all, a policy of TNR-ing any illegal aliens would obivate the need for building “The Wall,” I think […]

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Bubba the Cat Has Back-to-School Fever

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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National Hero Dog Award Goes to a Cat!

National Hero Dog Award Goes to a Cat!

The SPCA-LA has awarded its annual Hero Dog Award to a cat! The recipient, Tara, was an Internet sensation when she saved her boy Jeremy from a vicious dog attack at their home in Bakersfield, CA. The 4-year-old boy was playing in his driveway when a neighbor dog attacked him and began to drag him […]

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Tom the Cat is a Hospice Hero

Tom the Cat is a Hospice Hero

The end of life is never easy — for the decedent or the family. But it can be better with cats. I’m not being flip. Cats occupy a space within our souls that is different — but just as vital — as that of family members. Well, they ARE family members, after all. If I […]

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Alaskan Mayor Stubbs Recovering from Dog Attack

Alaskan Mayor Stubbs Recovering from Dog Attack

Stubbs the Cat, mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska (115 miles north of Anchorage), is recovering at a veterinary hospital following an attack by a dog. Saturday’s vicious attack left the orange tabby with bruised hips, a punctured lung, a long gash on his side and a fractured sternum. His sternum may need to be repaired with […]

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Grumpy Cat Signs Movie Deal

Grumpy Cat Signs Movie Deal

MSNBC crowned her the Most Influential Cat of 2012. She is so in demand that her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, took a leave of absence from work to accomodate her schedule. Yes, we’re talking about the ubiquitous Grumpy Cat. Her real name is Tardar Sauce, and she just inked a big screen movie deal, with Will […]

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Ulysses the Ginger Tom a Breakout Star at Cannes

Ulysses the Ginger Tom a Breakout Star at Cannes

Maybe they’ll stop talking about Uggie, now. This year, the buzz at the Cannes Film Festival was all about Ulysses, the ginger tom who stars in Joel and Ethan Coen’s new movie “Inside Llewyn Davies”.  Obviously, those associated with the movie were jealous of the attention the cat has garnered. Director Joel Coen dissed the […]

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The Beltway Piper Says, “Bring Treats!” and “Stay Frisky, my Friends”

The Beltway Piper Says, “Bring Treats!” and “Stay Frisky, my Friends”

Some feral cats have it better than others. Really better than others: a place to call home and all the trappings of a happy modern life: a comfy, safe place to sleep, a mailbox that’s exploding with fan mail, a Facebook Page, a Twitter account, catered food and fresh water daily. Such is the life […]

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42-lb Cat Still Living Large at 37 lbs.

42-lb Cat Still Living Large at 37 lbs.

Skinny, a tubby Texas tabby who weighed in at 42-lbs when taken in by a shelter in September has found the road to becoming a lean mean mouse-hunting machine to be a long one. Now tipping the scales at 37 lbs., Skinny still has a way to go before he loses enough weight to be […]

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Hank Loses Bid for Senate

Hank Loses Bid for Senate

Although cats have had a setback in their quest for world domination with Hank the Cat‘s loss in Virginia’s senate race, Hank was buoyed by the support of the nearly 7000 votes he did receive. With still some localities not reporting, but 99% of the vote counted, we are at 6,832. That is a Virginia […]

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Morris the Cat submits his presidential bid

Morris the Cat submits his presidential bid

Like the presidential candidate before him, Morris the Cat has announced his presidential bid and has selected the mayor of an Alaskan town to be his running mate. Yes, Morris will be running with Stubbs the Cat as his running mate. According to 9Lives, Morris’ campaign platform features issues every feline can relate to, such […]

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