Category: Lifestyle

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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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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5 Fun Fab Feline Handbags
[ 0 ] August 13, 2015 |

5 Fun Fab Feline Handbags

Who can resist buying just one more handbag? Not me. I’ve got a gazillion totes, but then I see a cute cat purse and talk myself into buying just one more. Here are five I’m having a hard time saying no to:     This grey felted purse features a house panther, and goes as […]

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Cat Café  Opens in the Lone Star State
[ 0 ] August 6, 2015 |

Cat Café Opens in the Lone Star State

If you live anywhere near DFW, you MUST visit the first ever Texan Cat Café, opening this weekend! It’s running for four weekends only,  but that’s a start — and hopefully it will be the genesis of a full-time Cat Café in Dallas. Its home is the fabulous  Cat Connection (a woman-owned business: YAY), a local pet […]

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Katris GIVEAWAY: Mod Cat Furniture + New Cool Covers!
[ 12 ] July 27, 2015 |

Katris GIVEAWAY: Mod Cat Furniture + New Cool Covers!

Katris, the amazingly versatile and innovative modular scratching and play system is about to get a whole lot better. Can Katris Get Any Better? Better than infinite configurations with five different shapes? Better than eco-friendly materials? Better than an elegantly simple modern sculpture that functions a cat play structure, scratcher and furniture? Better than a playtoy for your […]

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8 Cat Planters Worth Growing a Green Thumb For
[ 0 ] July 24, 2015 |

8 Cat Planters Worth Growing a Green Thumb For

Even if you’re cursed with a black thumb, you’ll lust after these cute cat planters. Some handcrafted, some kitsy-vintage, they’re all purrfect vessels in which to cultivate your catnip crops. Plants pictured are not included, so you can pick your own greenery to kill. First up: the “Nerd Cat Planter” is handpainted by an Dona […]

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7 Things to Know if Your Cat Won’t Shut Up
[ 4 ] July 8, 2015 |

7 Things to Know if Your Cat Won’t Shut Up

Banzai is the most vocal Siamese I’ve ever had, and after Mao, that’s saying a lot. Sometimes it’s helpful–for example, when he wants to come in the house or is ready to eat. When he was younger, he would joyfully announce when he was laying pipe in the litter box. Mostly it’s just an incessant […]

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Removable Cat Stickers to Catify Your Home
[ 2 ] July 4, 2015 |

Removable Cat Stickers to Catify Your Home

  If you’re married, you might find it difficult to convince your spouse to let you fully explore the love you have for cats. But these vinyl stick-on stickers are subtle ways of expressing cat love without hubby or wifey worrying that you’re stuck with kat kitsch for 30 years. They stick on the wall until you don’t […]

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No Surprise: Cats Love Yoga
[ 0 ] July 2, 2015 |

No Surprise: Cats Love Yoga

I was looking on youtube for a video that Max‘s mom had shared on Facebook of a cat who photobombs a woman doing a selfie vid of her yoga headstand. Yoga Interruptus is quite a thing with cats. And puppies: And then I remembered that great viral vid from a few years ago of Indie […]

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Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Consider My Cats as My Kids
[ 6 ] June 18, 2015 |

Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Consider My Cats as My Kids

A self-important mommy blogger just wrote the screed Saying Your Dog Is Your “Baby” Is an Insult to Moms Everywhere. Although her sentiments were directed at dog owners, I’m sure thinks no more kindly of cat owners. She describes how much more difficult it is to give birth vs. adopting a pet, how much more complicated […]

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6 Vintage Laurel Burch Scarves You Can’t Live Without
[ 4 ] June 16, 2015 |

6 Vintage Laurel Burch Scarves You Can’t Live Without

Can you call yourself a Cat Lady if you don’t own at least one Laurel Burch accessory? These Laurel Burch cat scarves are 100% silk, and generously sized. Most are from the 80s, before Laurel Burch mania really hit. Best of all, they won’t cost you many cat treats – they range in price from about […]

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Yoga Cats Supplant Cat Cafes as the New New Thing
[ 3 ] June 13, 2015 |

Yoga Cats Supplant Cat Cafes as the New New Thing

Forget Cat Cafes. They’re soooo 2014. The new new thing is yoga. It’s no secret that cats are natural practitioners of yoga. And Yoga is as good for the soul as a lap full of purry furry felines. Homeward Bound, a no-kill shelter in Decatur, Illinois is exploiting the synergy between cats and yoga by […]

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Kitteh iPhone Cases are Squeelicious!
[ 0 ] June 10, 2015 |

Kitteh iPhone Cases are Squeelicious!

This Monomate iPhone 6 jelly case features a silicone case that provides a confident grip on your iPhone 6. If that fails and you do drop it, the silicone absorbs any shock. It’s easy to insert and remove your iPhone 6 from this case. It has an opening for the on/off button, the camera, earphone […]

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CatConLA: Crazy Cat Lady Craziness at its Best
[ 5 ] June 9, 2015 |

CatConLA: Crazy Cat Lady Craziness at its Best

If you are a disenfranchised crazy cat person, CatConLA is where you’ll find your people! Billed as a ComicCon for Cats, no one knew what to expect when the doors opened Saturday morning. What no one could have predicted is that over 10,000 people showed up for the weekend event. And they took it very […]

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249 Cats Owe Their Lives to These Guys
[ 1 ] June 2, 2015 |

249 Cats Owe Their Lives to These Guys

If you’ve ever had a cat stuck up in a tree, you’re going to wish you lived in western Washington state. Canopy Cat Rescue’s Shaun Sears and Tom Otto travel throughout the Puget Sound area to rescue treed cats. And their efforts are being rewarded with their own reality show, “Treetop Cat Rescue,” which debuted […]

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Pets Give Life through the Living Urn
[ 2 ] May 28, 2015 |

Pets Give Life through the Living Urn

New Biodegradable Pet Urn That Grows a Memory Tree! If you have been a pet owner for any length of time, you’ve had to face decisions about disposition of your pet’s remains. Often, that includes planning memorials that will keep the spirit of our loved ones alive long after they’ve left us. For those of us […]

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Best Way to Remove Skunk Spray from Your Pet
[ 3 ] May 20, 2015 |

Best Way to Remove Skunk Spray from Your Pet

Banzai has a thing for the little skunk who comes around early in the evening. He wants so badly to make her his BFF! We’ve had to keep him inside from late afternoon on, because we are pretty certain he’ll do like he does with Tripper and jump on top of her, trying to get […]

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Cat Pair Bikes from Amsterdam to London
[ 1 ] May 16, 2015 |

Cat Pair Bikes from Amsterdam to London

Mushi and Cheesy may be the first cats ever to bicycle from Amsterdam to London. As brand ambassadors for Poopy Cat, they have to dig in and purrmote the business any which way they can. What better way, they thought, than to commandeer Thomas Vles’ popemobile-ified bicycle for a trip to a foreign land? Their company, […]

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It’s True! Purr Therapy Cures All Ills [INFOGRAPHIC]
[ 0 ] May 7, 2015 |

It’s True! Purr Therapy Cures All Ills [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you’re a cat or a cat lover, this isn’t much of a news flash. But if you want some hard cold facts to convince your significant other that you need to get “just one more cat,” maybe this will help. (Click on image for full-sized infographic.)

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Human Relief Creams Proves Fatal To Felines
[ 0 ] April 29, 2015 |

Human Relief Creams Proves Fatal To Felines

Most of us know how dangerous it can be for a cat to accidentally ingest our medications. What most of us are not aware of is the danger posed by topical prescription ointments and pain relief creams. Contact between cats and owners can expose the animals to fatal doses of medication. That’s what happened in […]

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