Category: Lifestyle

50% Off Pet Apparel This Weekend Only at PetSmart!
[ 0 ] August 1, 2014 |

50% Off Pet Apparel This Weekend Only at PetSmart!

Don’t miss out on this month’s savings for cats at PetSmart. There’s a huge sale this weekend, with much of the pet apparel marked at 50% off, 20% off  Halloween costumes, and savings on flea and tick treatments. Here are the details — sale is only Aug 1st-3rd, so get your furry little tushes down […]

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What if You Let a Cat Design Your Home? INFOGRAPHIC
[ 1 ] July 31, 2014 |

What if You Let a Cat Design Your Home? INFOGRAPHIC

Cat owners are increasing eager to catify their homes, as evidenced by Kate Benjamin and Jackson Galaxy’s new book, Catification. But hey, who’s better at catifying your home than your cat? Kittehs: Are there any rooms you would add to the list below? What if you let a cat design your home by Terrys Fabrics. […]

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Shoesday: Cat Shoes Featuring Custom Art
[ 0 ] July 29, 2014 |

Shoesday: Cat Shoes Featuring Custom Art

You can order a one-of-a-kind pair of Vans from ChooseYourShoes.net and get custom-painted cat shoes like these! (No, you don’t have to have the three-eyed cat on your shoes.) How to Order Custom Cat Shoes To get started, you email the artist your design ideas, shoe size, and shipping info. Work will start when you […]

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Modernist Cat House
[ 0 ] July 24, 2014 |

Modernist Cat House

Your cat house is the most impurrtant purchase decision you’re likely to make in any of your nine lives. But finding one that both you AND your people love can be a challenge. If your peeps are into modern decor, this one might be the answer. This modernist Post and Beam Mancat Mancave uses classic […]

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Shoesday: Flip Flops Leave Paw Prints
[ 0 ] July 21, 2014 |

Shoesday: Flip Flops Leave Paw Prints

I live the summer (and most of the rest of the year) in flip flops. Wheter it’s because of bunions, one of my 17 other maladies, or just because they let my toesies breathe, I always have my eye out for a pair. And I could hardly contain myself when I saw these Ashiatos…. they’re […]

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Purrfect Pink Luxury Cat Bed
[ 1 ] July 10, 2014 |

Purrfect Pink Luxury Cat Bed

If you want to find the purrfect cat bed, you may have to look in unusual places. In this case, it was an Etsy Shop (PoochieofBevHills) that sells dog beds. Ignore the fact that it was designed for little yappy dogs. Or that it’s not in Beverly Hills but in Scottsdale AZ. Just feast your […]

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7 Things to Consider in Providing for Your Cat When You Die
[ 7 ] July 7, 2014 |

7 Things to Consider in Providing for Your Cat When You Die

First, the disclaimer: This post is for informational purposes only. Consult an estate attorney before taking any action. In the last year I’ve had several experiences that got me obsessing about my own mortality. Cancer surgery, a Tramatic Brain Injury with complications, and the passing of my mother-in-law helped me appreciate that life is fleeting. […]

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13 Pain-Free Cat Tattoos
[ 3 ] July 3, 2014 |

13 Pain-Free Cat Tattoos

Maybe you have a deathly fear of needles. Or you’re afraid of making a commitment to a permanent tattoo. The solution? Temp Tatts. The best part? They only cost a couple of bucks. Here are 13 Temporary Cat Tattoos that look like the real thing, but you can scrub them off tonight and try a […]

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Win up to $25,000 with Your 1-minute Cat Video
[ 0 ] July 1, 2014 |

Win up to $25,000 with Your 1-minute Cat Video

I was one of the judges for the first ever “The Friskies” Video Awards. It was SUCH a fun event. In true Friskies style, it was first class all the way. Not only did I get to spend some QT with Sparkle’s mom, Janiss, it was there that I got to meet Will Braden, the […]

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13 Cat-Eye Sunnies No Cat Lady Should be Without
[ 1 ] June 19, 2014 |

13 Cat-Eye Sunnies No Cat Lady Should be Without

If there are two things I can never keep track of, it’s keys and sunglasses. So, I have multiples of each. Even if you don’t have that problem, you can use it as an excuse to buy a pair — or ten — of these tres chic Cat Eye Sunglasses. Click any photo to go […]

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There’s a Reason This Dear Kitten Vid Has Gone Viral
[ 1 ] June 8, 2014 |

There’s a Reason This Dear Kitten Vid Has Gone Viral

This video just went viral, and for good reason. If you ever had a curmudgeonly older cat teach a kitten the ropes, you won’t want to miss it: And yes, I’m a sucker for the orangies!

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Hints from HELLoise: Your Cat Owns the Best Latex Paint Remover
[ 0 ] June 3, 2014 |

Hints from HELLoise: Your Cat Owns the Best Latex Paint Remover

If you follow me on Facebook, you know we’ve been going through an epic house reno project. It started simply enough– I just wanted to pull down the wallpaper and paint. Which turned into new carpet and new closet, and geez, all that drywall that needed to be sanded a squillion times. Many layers of […]

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Study Proves Cat Owners Smarter than Dog Owners
[ 3 ] May 31, 2014 |

Study Proves Cat Owners Smarter than Dog Owners

Oh, don’t act so surprised. A new study shows that “Dog people” and “cat people” really do have different personalities, and in fact, those who favor felines tend to be smarter. Dog lovers tended to be more extroverted and lively, while cat lovers were more introverted and sensitive and tended to be non-conformists. Denise Guastello, […]

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Dave’s Cat Food: Nutritious, Nomilicious and Affordable
[ 1 ] May 22, 2014 |

Dave’s Cat Food: Nutritious, Nomilicious and Affordable

Recently, my boys had the good fortune to try out Dave’s Cat Food. You might not yet have heard of it, but it’s worth tracking down. It was a home run hit and our house, especially with Mao, who steamshoveled it into his mouth with more enthusiasm than he’s done anything (besides taking a dump) […]

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13 Cheap Ways to Catify Your Garden
[ 3 ] April 24, 2014 |

13 Cheap Ways to Catify Your Garden

Continuing the cat gardening theme… once you’ve got it planted, it’s time to catify it. There are few things more delightful than visiting a cat lady’s garden and discovering, like Easter eggs, cat sculptures, garden stakes and other outdoor art throughout. Here are 13 handcrafted cat-themed garden art that won’t break the bank — none […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Garden Cat- and Earth-Friendly
[ 2 ] April 23, 2014 |

10 Ways to Make Your Garden Cat- and Earth-Friendly

There’s dirt under my fingernails these days as I take advantage of the weather by gardening. I weed, I enjoy the chorus of wild turkeys on the hillside below me, I watch Mao enjoy a sun spot on the deck, and I plan the relandscaping of our back yard. If I were of an earlier […]

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Aliens Gave My Cat a Beard?
[ 2 ] April 9, 2014 |

Aliens Gave My Cat a Beard?

Maybe it’s the dadaist cat lady within me, but when I saw this tshirt, the words “MUST. HAVE.” pounded through my brain like tribal drums.   And then I wondered what kind of aliens give cats beards. Klingons? Tellarites? Those Duck Dynasty guys? My money’s on the Klingons. The soundstage where the Enterprise bridge was […]

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SHOESDAY: Glitter Purrfect Flats — and Cheap!
[ 5 ] March 25, 2014 |

SHOESDAY: Glitter Purrfect Flats — and Cheap!

Casual, Classy and Comfy, slip on moccasin slipper features round toe, glitter upper with black embroidered cute cat design on vamp, non-skid sole and lightly cushioned footbed. It comes in several purrfect styles and will cost you less than $15 with Free Shipping. Yes, you read that right. Get on over there before they’re sold […]

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Singing Kitty Rocks UK Ad
[ 1 ] February 25, 2014 |

Singing Kitty Rocks UK Ad

A UK commercial has captured the fancy of England’s citizenry, all because of a cat singing a duet of “We Built this City” with a girl on a pink bicycle. Argue all you want that “We Built this City” is the worst song ever written. You can’t escape the fact that Grace Slick’s got nuthin’ […]

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Spacecats!
[ 0 ] February 20, 2014 |

Spacecats!

Long ago, in a galaxy far away, we had a theme song for Mao called Mao the Spacecat, sung to the Star Trek Voyager theme. Mao the Spacecat roams the universe in search of shrimp in search of shrimp in search of shrimp he flies. OK, not a great theme song as theme songs go, […]

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