Category: Last Week

Cat Blogosphere Mourns Sammy Kimmel
[ 4 ] December 2, 2016 |

Cat Blogosphere Mourns Sammy Kimmel

With profound sadness, Cat Scouts around the world today bid farewell to one of their finest Sabertooth Scouts, Scout Sammy Kimmel, who departed for The Bridge. Scout Sammy had climbed to the pinnacle of Cat Scouts success. Head of the Worldwide Wildcats, he achieved the Sabertooth rank, was a member of the Order of the Arrowhead, […]

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Purrfect For Your Ugly Sweater Pawty
[ 4 ] December 1, 2016 |

Purrfect For Your Ugly Sweater Pawty

Got an Ugly Sweater Christmas Pawty coming up, and nothing quite ugly enough to wear? Check out these beauties! (Prices subject to change.) Cats. Pizza. Outer Space. All your faves rolled into one. And speaking of rolled, looks a little like some of the pot legalization Christmas pawties being celebrated in California this season! $22.99 […]

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NZ Woman Dies Rescuing Cat from Tree
[ 0 ] November 30, 2016 |

NZ Woman Dies Rescuing Cat from Tree

Gaylene Dunn, a 54-year-old New Zealand cat lover, recently died from an injury sustained while rescuing her beloved cat Tinker from a tree. No, she didn’t fall from the upper reaches of a sky-high eucalyptus. Her foot got stuck in the V of a lance tree just a foot or so from its base. Trapped […]

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Hang with Hauspanther in Phoenix this Sunday!
[ 0 ] November 30, 2016 |

Hang with Hauspanther in Phoenix this Sunday!

You can hang out with Hauspanther’s Kate Benjamin and finish off all your holiday shopping in downtown Phoenix this Sunday. Stop by the Strawberry Hedgehog Soap Shop & Vegan Boutique for a special day of holiday shopping and fun that benefits the Animal Defense League of Arizona. According to Kate, Hauspanther will be decking the halls with […]

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Ask Max Monday: California COOL
[ 3 ] November 28, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: California COOL

HAY MAX HOW MUCH DID THEY PAY YOO TO WARE THAT TURKEEY HAT? I did it for free, dood! I mean, look at me. I AM STUNNING! And now everyone knows I mean business when I tell them to back off or I’ll wear their asterisk for a hat, because now there’s proof. Max i […]

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Forget the Mall on Black Friday. We’ve Got This.
[ 2 ] November 25, 2016 |

Forget the Mall on Black Friday. We’ve Got This.

I usually spend most of Black Friday wondering in which of the seven circles of hell does the Black Friday Walmart Stampede live? My life took a signficant turn for the better with Amazon Fresh. No longer do I have to grow old in the interminable lines at Safeway, only to be subjected to the […]

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The. Best. Cat Tree. EVAH! And 5 Also-Rans.
[ 5 ] November 23, 2016 |

The. Best. Cat Tree. EVAH! And 5 Also-Rans.

As much as I would love to super-catify my house, I get outvoted by the hubs, who took a lot of convincing just to let me keep a standard-issue 5-ft cat tree in the living room vs. hiding it in a spare bedroom upstairs. He’s worried about being branded a crazy cat dude. So I […]

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GIVEAWAY! Makin’ Biscuits (Weird Cat Behaviors Book)
[ 3 ] November 22, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY! Makin’ Biscuits (Weird Cat Behaviors Book)

Imagine getting out of the shower and wrapping your hair in a towel when a cat lands on your head. If you’re Deb Barnes, it’s the genesis of a book project on weird cat behaviors: Makin’ Biscuits. She groups common strange behaviors into chapters like “You Can Pet Me, Just Don’t Touch Me.” (If you’ve ever […]

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Ask Max Monday: Kitten Tongues, I Tell Ya!
[ 2 ] November 21, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Kitten Tongues, I Tell Ya!

how many more sleeps until Santa?? we are asking for a friend Not too many! Santa comes in a little over a month, so only 1,265 more sleeps! Max on the ballon idea, what about the Chinese lanterns you light and send into the night. I think those are more eco friendly I think those […]

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GIVEAWAY: Amazon Prime 1-Yr Membership from Tidy Cats #ad
[ 7 ] November 17, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY: Amazon Prime 1-Yr Membership from Tidy Cats #ad

Yesterday, we hosted an Amazon Giveaway of two Tidy Cats Direct litter systems. (Giveaway is still open, just click to see if you’re a winner!) Today, courtesy of Tidy Cats, we’re giving away a one-year Amazon Prime membership. Tidy Cats Direct is a revolutionary new disposable litter box system that’s delivered to your doorstep. Just […]

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GIVEAWAY: Tidy Cats Direct Disposable Litter System! #spons
[ 1 ] November 16, 2016 |

GIVEAWAY: Tidy Cats Direct Disposable Litter System! #spons

Tidy Cats Direct is a revolutionary new disposable litter box system, and we’re hosting a giveaway for two Tidy Cats Direct boxes and an Amazon Prime Membership, courtesy of Tidy Cats! Meet Tidy Cats Direct The only thing worse than scooping cat litter is scrubbing out the box every week. It’s a crappy job, right? […]

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Insanely Fugly Cat Sweater: $4500
[ 3 ] November 15, 2016 |

Insanely Fugly Cat Sweater: $4500

I’m no fashion plate, as anyone who knows me can attest. But isn’t it just a little bit insane to pay $4500 for the fugliest cat sweater EVER? And never mind the stripes and plaid: didn’t your mom ever caution you about wearing cats and dogs in the same ensemble? Nope, she doesn’t look too […]

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Ask Max Monday: Vote NO on Balloons
[ 5 ] November 14, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Vote NO on Balloons

hay max i herd you no evrything, so i haff an impurrtunt thing to ask. i just came to liv at a noo place. it’s nice. my brudder livs heer. i lived in a kupple udder places beefore this one cuz nobuddy wunts to giv blak cats furever homes. my brudder sez they’ll keep me, […]

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Time to Get Your Turkey On, Kittehs!
[ 3 ] November 11, 2016 |

Time to Get Your Turkey On, Kittehs!

Did I hear a “Gobble Gobble”? Turkey Day is just around the corner, so you’re running out of time to get your turkey on. We’ve combed the interwebs for the best Turkey Costumes so you won’t be caught all nekkid on the big day. Click any image for purchase info. Pilgrim Girl cat costume $45 […]

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PBS’s The Story of Cats: Watch Ep 2
[ 0 ] November 10, 2016 |

PBS’s The Story of Cats: Watch Ep 2

In the second part of The Story of Cats, we discover how cats first crossed from Asia into North America and how they went on to become the top predators of the continent. Today there are 13 feline species in the Americas – from the mighty jaguar, to the urban mountain lion, to the curious […]

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Ask Max Monday: Kitty Kolor 101
[ 5 ] November 7, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Kitty Kolor 101

Max, we teecht da hooman to fech. She almos got it figgert owt. She fro da mousie, we watch. She fro it agin and stare at us. We do nuffin. She run affer it. We watch. She get it, she say “here! ketch, kitties!” She fro it, we watch. What uvver triks can we teech […]

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RIP Jeter Harris
[ 9 ] November 4, 2016 |

RIP Jeter Harris

Da Grate Jeter Harris made his way to the Rainbow Bridge this week, and I am devastated. I last saw Jeter three weeks ago. I’ve stayed at his house many times, but he’d always been wary of me. If I was lucky, if I got up in the middle of the night to pee he’d […]

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PBS’s The Story of Cats: View Ep 1 Here!
[ 0 ] November 4, 2016 |

PBS’s The Story of Cats: View Ep 1 Here!

There’s new MUST-SEE-TV, and you can watch the entire first episode here! PBS is airing a new two-part miniseries, The Story of Cats, and it is breathtaking. In the first episode, we discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent, and later came to conquer Africa. […]

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Shop Cats of New York GIVEAWAY
[ 1 ] November 1, 2016 |

Shop Cats of New York GIVEAWAY

No, sorry. We’re not giving away the cats, just the runaway best seller, Shop Cats of New York, a photo essay book by the inimitable and terminally fabulous Tamar Arslanian. You know Tamar–she’s the comic genius behind I Have Cat, a blog chronicling a cat-loving singleton’s life in NYC.  Her charming new book tells the stories […]

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Ask Max Monday: HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!
[ 3 ] October 31, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

Max…. So, this foster kitten showed back up. He was here this spring when his momma popped him out and then he grew up (sorta – as big as they get around here before they leave) and mom said he wasn’t adopted and got snotty and now he is back here. Mom swears it is […]

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