Category: Lifestyle

Shoesday: African Safari Booties
[ 1 ] December 24, 2013 |

Shoesday: African Safari Booties

No need to plan a trip for an exotic safari; you’ve got a safari happening right on your feet. These textured faux leather booties feature an allover digital print of cheetahs and tigers superimposed over a leopard background. (Classy, right?) Booties have a pointy toe, hidden platform, and slim heel. Finished with a metallic sole […]

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Sammy Loves Teasers and Worldwide Wildcats
[ 21 ] December 20, 2013 |

Sammy Loves Teasers and Worldwide Wildcats

The ever-cheerful and popular puzzle teaser Sammy Kimmell from One Spoiled Cat is our interview subject for today.  He’s a Cat Scout so you can believe every word he meows. Funny Farmer Felines:  Would you introduce yourself and your humans? Sammy: My name is Sammy Kimmell and I’m a 14-year old ginger polydactyl cat in […]

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13 Cat and Cat Lady Christmas Finds You Can’t Live Without
[ 3 ] December 11, 2013 |

13 Cat and Cat Lady Christmas Finds You Can’t Live Without

Soon it will be that frantic time of the Christmas shopping season when you wrack your brain trying to find the purrfect gift for your cat or cat lady friends. Here are 13 handmade suggestions: Festive Pawty Hat!   Holiday Cat Collar with sweet red bow!   Cat Fascinator   A cat hat for the […]

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Shoesday: Art Cat Chucks
[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Shoesday: Art Cat Chucks

  These clever cat art Chucks are custom-made by starplexus.com. The cats frolic below while the feathered snacks cavort above. Waterproof colors are used in production, so you don’t have to worry about everything melting when you step in rain puddles. No word on how much these babies cost, but you can make a commission […]

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Shoesday: Vintage Low-Heel Cat Shoes!
[ 2 ] November 26, 2013 |

Shoesday: Vintage Low-Heel Cat Shoes!

These vintage cat shoes — available on Etsy – are a dream-come-true for any retro-loving cat lady. They feature Jetsons-era kitties in PINK, against a black background. They have just a bit of a heel — a 1-inch “kitten” heel — that make them a bit dressy without worrying about breaking an ankle. They’re finished […]

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Proof that Cats ARE the Internet
[ 0 ] November 21, 2013 |

Proof that Cats ARE the Internet

We’ve known it for years, but now there’s proof: Cats ARE the Internet. I was lucky enough to be invited to the Better with Pets Purina event in NYC on Tuesday. It was like a day-long series of TED Talks for pet lovers. One of the presenters was Mike Rugnetta, who you may know from […]

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Will a Little do a Little Good and a Lot Do a Lot of Good?
[ 5 ] November 14, 2013 |

Will a Little do a Little Good and a Lot Do a Lot of Good?

My grandmother used to like to say, “A little will do a little good; a lot will do a lot of good.” But Grandma was wrong. Because when it comes to cat food ingredients (or your own diet, for that matter), you can get too much of a good thing. Most cats can’t read ingredient […]

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Shoesday: Snooze-day Cat Shoe for under $20
[ 2 ] November 12, 2013 |

Shoesday: Snooze-day Cat Shoe for under $20

For about $18, this ginormous shoe sleeper with three peek-a-boo holes is purrfect for a cat with a shoe fetish. Nope, you won’t want to hock up a hairball in this! But if you do have an accident, it’s easy to wipe clean. It measures 17″ high and long, and 16″ wide. It’s in stock […]

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Cat Scout of the Month Announced
[ 3 ] November 11, 2013 |

Cat Scout of the Month Announced

Cat Scouts World Headquarters selected its Cat Scout of the Month, and winner was Scout Raz. You all probably know Raz from his Friends Furever blog. Scout Raz has been an exemplary Cat Scout since he joined, quickly accumulating merit badges, but more importantly, providing support and guidance to other scouts. Scout Raz has proven […]

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4 Feline Foodie Terms Every Crazy Cat Lady Needs to Know
[ 2 ] October 24, 2013 |

4 Feline Foodie Terms Every Crazy Cat Lady Needs to Know

When I was a kid, feeding the cat was easy: she got dog food and table scraps. It makes me cringe, now, to think of it, but on the consumer side, not a lot of thought went into pet nutrition at that time. A generation or two prior to that, cats were largely barnyard denizens, […]

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So You Don’t Feed Your Cat Cheetos™. Is that Enough?
[ 3 ] October 15, 2013 |

So You Don’t Feed Your Cat Cheetos™. Is that Enough?

As I go across the country to different pet events, a common trend I see in pet food is “natural” ingredients from trusted sources, no doubt influenced by the pet owners’ interest in their own diets being natural and responsibly sourced. A lot of us take the time to read labels on cat food as […]

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Help Gracey Win The Friskies and Watch TODAY!
[ 1 ] October 15, 2013 |

Help Gracey Win The Friskies and Watch TODAY!

Gracey the Tiniest Tiger, Conservation Star at the Rainbow Bridge, is at The Friskies (in spirit) today, hoping to win the Fan Favorite Award. You can help her win by texting FRISKIES to 74499 and entering the number 4 (the number of Gracey’s video) at the prompt.   Then, watch live at 7pm EDT!!! Grumpy […]

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Save up to 75% on RX Drugs with PetCare RX Drug Plan
[ 1 ] October 8, 2013 |

Save up to 75% on RX Drugs with PetCare RX Drug Plan

When I was at BarkWorld, I was lucky enough to be the guest of dinner with Jonathan Shapiro, the CEO of PetCareRx. He was also a keynote speaker at BarkWorld, speaking about Healthonomics, the state of pet health with respect to soaring veterinary costs. Jonathan was justifiably excited about a new service offered by PetCareRx, […]

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Shoko Named Cat Scout of the Month
[ 0 ] October 1, 2013 |

Shoko Named Cat Scout of the Month

The Cat Scouts’ High Council announced today that the recipient of this month’s Cat Scout of the Month Award is Shoko, a member of the Canadian Cat Scouts. In bestowing this honor, Cat Scouts cited Shoko’s embodiment of Cat Scout ideals, and her involvement in the Cat Scouting community. In the month of September, Shoko […]

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Mancat Mancave Scores an “E” for Excellent!
[ 1 ] September 18, 2013 |

Mancat Mancave Scores an “E” for Excellent!

So this is a Mancat Mancave that looks like an “E” so it’s best for mancats named Edgar or Edwin or Elvis. I thot I could cut off the bottum to turn it into an “F” for Fred, but that makes it kind of tip over, wich woodn’t werk out so good. And also, I […]

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Shoesday: Holly Fowler Blue Cat Shoes, Dresses, Jackets, Handbags!
[ 3 ] September 16, 2013 |

Shoesday: Holly Fowler Blue Cat Shoes, Dresses, Jackets, Handbags!

This Shoesday cat shoe is not just about the shoe, but about a line of hand-painted fashion by London designer Holly Fowler. This primal blue cat embellishes not just a shoe, but a pleather jacket, handbag and gown. So, it’s a first for me…. fashion week wear I’d actually wear! I just adore that hand-painted […]

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Shoesday: Sexy Red Cat Heels!
[ 0 ] September 10, 2013 |

Shoesday: Sexy Red Cat Heels!

These faux-leather cat stiletto heels are hand-painted to order, so you can have your special requests (inlcuding colors) filled. The ones you see are a bright sexy red, embellished with a happy black cat. Only $110 dollars via FashionTaboo on Etsy.

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Cat Food That’s Chock Full of Meat and No Wheat
[ 8 ] September 10, 2013 |

Cat Food That’s Chock Full of Meat and No Wheat

When a pet food company launches new lines of cat food and dog food, what goes on behind the scenes? “What Do Cat Owners Want in a Cat Food?” Recently, Hill’s Nutrition launched its Ideal Balance line of natural pet food. One of the first steps in the development cycle was to find out what […]

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Mancat Mancave is Mancat Mansion
[ 1 ] September 4, 2013 |

Mancat Mancave is Mancat Mansion

My frends, this is the mancat mancave to beet all mancat mancaves. It is a Mancat Manshun. I fownd it in the Bengal forum ware I wuz kroozin for hot stripey gerlcats for my harum. And boy, did I skore! No, not with the gerlcats, but I finally saw my dreem mancat mancave. It’s got hidey […]

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Shoesday: These Cheap Flats are Paw-Lickin’ Good!
[ 10 ] September 3, 2013 |

Shoesday: These Cheap Flats are Paw-Lickin’ Good!

Last week I had to take my mo-in-law to Ross because she decided that was the place to buy slippers. Well, I seized it as an opportunity to take the Summer Intern on an outing. He loves riding in the car and the stroller, and I’m working on getting him comfortable in public.  Well, he […]

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