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Ask Max Monday: I Do What I Want. Srsly.

Ask Max Monday: I Do What I Want. Srsly.

Dear Max. I love all those cat images that you collected. Do you think I should start collecting cats too? I mean I do the usual collections, Mice, Stamps (on spiders and bugs) and Antique cow creamers, but think maybe I should be branching out… but not squirrels. I did try collecting sparrows once, but […]

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Free Collars and a Year of Free Litter from Dr Elseys

Free Collars and a Year of Free Litter from Dr Elseys

Act quickly, and you can get a free breakaway cat collar from Dr Elsey’s Cat Litter in specially marked 40-lb bags. It’s part of a purrmotion to encourage people with indoor cats to put collars on them to decrease the number of lost pets. Even if your cat is microchipped, if she’s lost, a reunion […]

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Tay Swift’s Cats Star in Deadpool

Tay Swift’s Cats Star in Deadpool

OK, maybe it’s a stretch to say they’re the stars of the show, but Taylor Swift’s cats, Olivia and Meredith, make an appearance in Deadpool 2. Taken to Charles Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters to be nursed back to health, Ryan Reynolds’ character, Wade, ends up wearing an Olivia/Meredith t-shirt that boasts, “Olivia and Meredith, Friends Furrrrever.” […]

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Ask Max Monday: Interviewish

Ask Max Monday: Interviewish

Max: how can you tell if something is mentally wrong with one of your sisfurs? She likes to go outside with the mom, she doesn’t like catnip or whipped cream, and she sleeps in the cat carrier. What gives?? There’s nothing wrong with her, she’s just different, and that’s kinda cool. It takes guts to […]

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10 Urban Art Cats Around the World

10 Urban Art Cats Around the World

There are few things as fun as happening upon a cat sculpture or art piece while exploring a new city. So as you plan your summer vacation, how ’bout heading for a destination that features some urban cat art? Here are ten to consider…. The sculpture above is “Cats on the steps” in the UK. […]

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Aussie Cat Missing 14 Years Reunited with Family

Aussie Cat Missing 14 Years Reunited with Family

After disappearing from her home when she was 4 years old, this cat spent the next 14 years as a feral on the streets of Sydney, Australia. Yes, you read that right. FOURTEEN YEARS! But the story has a happy ending, and Her family, who assumed the cat had died after failing to find her […]

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Ask Max the Feline Life Coach

Ask Max Monday: I Do What I Want. Srsly.

Ask Max Monday: I Do What I Want. Srsly.

Dear Max. I love all those cat images that you collected. Do you think I should start collecting cats too? I mean I do the usual collections, Mice, Stamps (on spiders and bugs) and Antique cow creamers, but think maybe I should be branching out… but not squirrels. I did try collecting sparrows once, but […]

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Ask Max Monday: Interviewish

Ask Max Monday: Interviewish

Max: how can you tell if something is mentally wrong with one of your sisfurs? She likes to go outside with the mom, she doesn’t like catnip or whipped cream, and she sleeps in the cat carrier. What gives?? There’s nothing wrong with her, she’s just different, and that’s kinda cool. It takes guts to […]

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Ask Max Monday: Thank You, And Yes, I Am…

Ask Max Monday: Thank You, And Yes, I Am…

If the mom has oxtail soup then I should get some too right? Because she is a food hoarder and not good at sharing anything. Also, since I have been sick and having radiation and stuff, I have asked the mom to get off her fat butt and hello me write a book. She has […]

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Ask Max Monday: The Photoshoot Edition

Ask Max Monday: The Photoshoot Edition

The Man took this week off from passing gas, and he’s still off and the People are just kinda goofing off and not being very helpful, so it was a good week to not get any questions. While they’ve been going out an about, I’ve been napping and plotting (book stuff, not, like overthrow the […]

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Ask Max Monday: Let’s ALL go Sledding!

Ask Max Monday: Let’s ALL go Sledding!

Deer Max really what is wrong with smacking mine brofur down the stairs? The Mom really hollered at me for that. I say he just tripped over mine paw. She wasn’t there. She just saw him plopping down the last couple of steps. Would it have been really bad if I actually DID smack and […]

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Ask Max Monday: It Never Snows In Catifornia…

Ask Max Monday: It Never Snows In Catifornia…

Max! For the last 15 years my Humom has been stealing my poop every single day but today I noticed an email confirming her membership in something called the Kitty Poop Club. Does this mean that it’s not just her but an entire club harvesting kitty poop? I’m stunned to learn that for so many […]

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Funny Farmer Feline Interviews

Kitty Loaf Cats Arya and Django

Kitty Loaf Cats Arya and Django

If you aren’t acquainted with Django and Arya from the blog Kitty Loaf, pull up a cushion and join us as we get to know them. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourself and your human. Django: Hi, my name is Django and I guess I’ll do the talking because my sister, Arya is pre-occupied with […]

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Handsome Happy Marv

Handsome Happy Marv

Many of you have met the cat rescued from overseas who now oversees the Marvelous is Marvelous blog. Marv takes great selfies. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourself and your human. Marv: Hi Guys! I am Marvelous, and I live with my human that I call Mom. Say Hi to Taylor, Cyndi, Rusty, Micah and […]

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Presenting Spider and Gracie

Presenting Spider and Gracie

Many of you will recognize these two feline ladies from their questions/comments on Ask Max, the Monday Mousebreath advice column. Yes, they are friends of Max the Psycho Kitty. We enjoy their wit and humor and believe you will too.  We invited Spider and Gracie to visit us so we can all become better acquainted. […]

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Miss Cuddlywumps, Webster and Paisley

Miss Cuddlywumps, Webster and Paisley

Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves and your human. Miss Cuddlywumps: I am Miss Cuddlywumps, but I prefer to be called Miss C. I am a classically educated calico cat who is familiar with mysteries. I am the brains behind our blog, The Cuddlywumps Cat Chronicles, and I star in my own cozy mystery series, […]

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Three Chatty Cats Chat

Three Chatty Cats Chat

Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves and your human. Sophie: Hello, there! My name is Sophie, I’m the youngest and most beautiful of the Three Chatty Cats. My older and much less beautiful sister, Olive, is the grumpiest. And Dexter, our big bro, is the handsomest (and shyest). Olive: I’m only grumpy when you’re around! […]

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The Cat’s Eye Boyz Tell All

The Cat’s Eye Boyz Tell All

Actually, Thompson, Diego-san and Theo don’t tell all, but they do tell enough to get your attention. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves. Theo: Hi! My name is Thelonious, Theo for short! I’m happy you are all interested in me and my brothers. The food guy says I’m such a friendly and playful cat! He […]

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Read a Good Book Lately?

Strays Proves Cats are Angels

Strays Proves Cats are Angels

Strays by Britt Collins is a purrfect companion to A Street Cat Named Bob and How He Saved My Life, telling the true story of a scroungy, starving stray cat who finds her way into a homeless man’s sleeping bag, and eventually (of course, you knew this was coming) his heart. The story sucks you […]

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GIVEAWAY! Makin’ Biscuits (Weird Cat Behaviors Book)

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: I Writed You a Book. Again!

Ask Max Monday: I Writed You a Book. Again!

Ok, so there weren’t any questions for this week, so ya know what? I’m gonna engage in a little self-promotion, that’s what. A lot of you know that the Woman is a writer and she’s written a couple or six novels all on her own, and she helped me put together a few of my […]

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Rescued, Vol. 2 Authors Announced by FitCat Publishing

Rescued, Vol. 2 Authors Announced by FitCat Publishing

Over the last few months, about five dozen cats submitted their rescue tales in the hopes of being featured in the second volume of Rescued, an anthology of stories by rescued cats, scheduled for publication in January 2017. Competition was fierce, and selection of the final twelve cats wasn’t easy for FitCat editor Janiss Garza […]

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GIVEAWAY: Catification Book and Insulated Kitty Noms Bag

GIVEAWAY: Catification Book and Insulated Kitty Noms Bag

Cat People often encounter a sticky wicket when trying to convince their significant others to "catify" the house. My hubby doesn't want a house that looks like it could reek of cat pee. You know what he means: ragged blue carpet cat towers, slouchy beds, bright blue litter boxes and Sticky Paws over every square inch […]

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Gwen (Homer’s Odyssey) Cooper’s Book Tour

Gwen (Homer’s Odyssey) Cooper’s Book Tour

Last week, we finally met Gwen Cooper, the NY Times best-selling author of Homer’s Odyssey. She’s on a book tour purrmoting her new work, Love Saves the Day. Gwen read excerpts of Love Saves the Day, then spoke about Homer and fielded questions from the rapt audience. Everyone was eager to find out how Homer […]

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Cat Art and Crafts

10 Urban Art Cats Around the World

10 Urban Art Cats Around the World

There are few things as fun as happening upon a cat sculpture or art piece while exploring a new city. So as you plan your summer vacation, how ’bout heading for a destination that features some urban cat art? Here are ten to consider…. The sculpture above is “Cats on the steps” in the UK. […]

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Kit-Tea Teatime!

Kit-Tea Teatime!

I’m more of a coffee drinker, but I absolutely love teapots that do double duty as works of art. Even better if they’re catified! Here are a few that could almost convince me to forsake lattes for Earl Grey: This Chester the Cat Teapot is $23.09 This colorful and cheery Romero Britto cat teapot is….. […]

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Paper Cat Dolls — Articulated Collage

Paper Cat Dolls — Articulated Collage

If you ever spent hours of your girlhood playing with paper dolls, this art from Kitty Cat Studio might be right up your alley. Hand painted, with heat laminated decorative paper and embellishments, all of the appendages are movable, providing an endless number of configurations. Each hngs by a wire hanger on the back that is […]

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Matouenpeluche: French for Cute Cat Prints

Matouenpeluche: French for Cute Cat Prints

Matou en Peluche means “Plush Tomcat” and under this banner Sam Battersby produces original drawings, cards, posters, prints and badges, mostly with felines front and center. (Click any image below for purchase info.) He’s a genius at capturing catitude, and his prints are so affordable you’ll be tempted to buy out the store! Just $6.50 […]

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Kittehs! Have You Made Your Gingerbread House, Yet?

Kittehs! Have You Made Your Gingerbread House, Yet?

Like most of us, Cole and Marmalade’s mom and dad had way too much time left over once Christmas eve rolled around, so they decided to make Cole and Marmalade a gingerbread house. And, Cole and Marmalade helped. Just a quick project you can squeeze in this weekend before Santa squeezes himself down the chimney:

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Colorful Cat Folk Art by Heather Galler Now 50% OFF!

Colorful Cat Folk Art by Heather Galler Now 50% OFF!

I’m a color person. My favorite part of house painting is collecting paint chips (then convincing hubby to paint the walls something other than white). So I fell in love with Heather Galler’s art on Etsy. Her folk art style is rich with saturated jewel tones, similar to the color palettes used by the late, […]

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The Feline Lifestyle

10 Ceramic Cats Anyone Can Afford – And a Hedgehog, Too!

10 Ceramic Cats Anyone Can Afford – And a Hedgehog, Too!

If you’re looking for a gift for your favorite cat lover and have less than $20 to spend, run–don’t walk–to the Barruntando Shop on Etsy. Barruntando was formed by a group of women from different parts of Spain with a common hobby: ceramics. They came together to create “happy and carefree designs” handcrafted with raw materials and traditional techniques. […]

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Is That Stoopid Kittin Shredding Toxic Houseplants?

Is That Stoopid Kittin Shredding Toxic Houseplants?

Our newest household addition, affectionately referred to by Banzai as “That Stoopid Kittin” is a handful. When he’s not peeing on the duvet in the master bedroom, he’s annihilating the few houseplants we have inside the house, chewing them to tatters. This sent me scurrying to re-check the ASPCA list of poisonous plants, just to […]

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Time for Your Cat To Be a Loser #spons

Time for Your Cat To Be a Loser #spons

At 12 years and 22 lbs, Tripp is a tubby tabby. And it doesn’t take a veterinarian or a PhD to help me figure that out. Over the years his swagger has morphed into a waddle. He boasts an impressive furchin*. I have to tend to his crusty butt hygiene because he can’t quite reach […]

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Topiary Cats Capture Imaginations of Millions

Topiary Cats Capture Imaginations of Millions

I’ve never been a particular fan of topiaries–I’m more of a wild child gardener–but these cat topiaries could change my mind. One day a “surrealist” artist from Stapleford, Hertfordshire, UK  Richard Saunders, spied an ornamental shrub that resembled the shape of his beloved pet cat while asleep. His ongoing cat topiary project, in which he creates images […]

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Katris Black Friday Special: Don’t Miss Out!

Katris Black Friday Special: Don’t Miss Out!

One of my favorite pieces of cat “furniture” is our Katris set. It’s not just functional as scratcher and play structure, it’s also a nice sculptural addition to our living room. The new covers added a whole new level of chic. We have the black ones, as shown here: You can change up configurations whenever […]

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Got Pee Problems? GIVEAWAY Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR Urinary Formula #ad

Got Pee Problems? GIVEAWAY Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR Urinary Formula #ad

Got pee problems? I will never forget the time that Rocky had a urinary blockage (on a holiday weekend, natch, requiring an ER visit). It was awful, just awful. Fortunately, I recognized the problem and we got him to a vet, pronto. Urinary blockages, if not treated immediately, can be fatal within a couple of […]

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Other Recent Posts

Is There a Cardwood Derby Trophy in Your Future?

Is There a Cardwood Derby Trophy in Your Future?

Cats across the globe are madly ordering cardwood boxes from Amazon in an attempt to build the winning vehicle in this year’s Cat Scouts Cardwood Derby. Competition is friendly, but fierce. At stake is a purrsonalized trophy, the envy of your peers, and eternal fame. Rules are simple. You must design and build a vehicle […]

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Why Does Scooter Rhyme with Neuter?

Why Does Scooter Rhyme with Neuter?

Wanna be a cool cat? Here’s how. Boy bits and ladyboxes are nuthin but trouble. Enter Scooter and Marmelade who brilliantly demonstrate the upside of spay/neuter. (Points to the creative team who found rhymes for ovaries and testicles.)

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Cheap Cat Crap of Which My Cats Never Tire

Cheap Cat Crap of Which My Cats Never Tire

You know what I’m talking about. You buy the bestest, hottest new new thing and your cat LOVES it for about 37 minutes and then refuses to even look at or sniff it thereafter. Unless it’s to give it a sniff of disgust when you’re looking. But once every year or two I run across […]

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13 Adorable Cats No Cat Lady Can Live Without

13 Adorable Cats No Cat Lady Can Live Without

U.K. artist Anne Adkins’ Etsy Shop, Jewellery FurKeeps, is chock full of sterling silver made-to-order cat jewelry (with some sloths, guinnea pigs and moose thrown in for good measure). She says: My love to draw animals from childhood all came together several years ago when I began making jewellery and realised the two were a […]

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Toby Walked 12 Miles to Get Back to the Family That Hated Him

Toby Walked 12 Miles to Get Back to the Family That Hated Him

Grab a hankie. Toby the Cat’s owners didn’t want him anymore. They rehomed him. Toby got confused. Why did his people leave him behind in somebody else’s house? So he quickly exited and walked the 12-miles back to his home. But his old family was done with him. They took the 7-year-old cat to the […]

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Free Tree Planting to Memorialize Your Cats

Free Tree Planting to Memorialize Your Cats

In the last few years, a couple of services have been launched that provide alternatives to the standard bury-Fluffy-in-the-backyard or keep-Fluffy’s-ashes-in-an-urn-on-the-mantle solutions. One of these is Rooted Now, and as a purrmotion, you don’t need to make a purchase; they will plant a free tree in Fluffy’s memory in a local park or National Forest. You […]

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Ask Max Monday: Salute Your (Rainbow) Shorts

Ask Max Monday: Salute Your (Rainbow) Shorts

Dood – how come my mom is stoopid? I mean, she can’t see me when I’m right in front of her and she calls and calls and calls mine name and then freaks out when I don’t show up. Because I can see her. Why can’t she see me? I mean, I am right in […]

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Kitten to be a New Police Recruit

Kitten to be a New Police Recruit

The Troy, Michigan Police Dept. is recruiting kittens for its first-ever ‘Feline Unit’ Five kittens and one adult cat are in contention to be what TPD says will be the first-ever police cat in its new Feline Unit. The winner of this pawsition will be selected today. It all began on March 6th, when Troy […]

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26-year-old Shelter Cat Misses the Ride to the Sausage Factory

26-year-old Shelter Cat Misses the Ride to the Sausage Factory

GOOD NEWS TEWSDAY! A 26-year-old cat is getting a new lease on life after a foster home decided to “take a chance” on him. The elderly cat, named Thomas, was surrendered to the Baltimore County Animal Shelter last month after his owner was no longer able to care for him. A 26-year-old cat with senior […]

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Ask Max Monday: Zzzzz

Ask Max Monday: Zzzzz

Please settle an argument for me: I say that pooping in the mom’s slippers took a lot of skill. She says it’s just gross. Who is right? Well, really, you both are. I mean, getting your asterisk over the opening in the slippers takes some wicked math skills, calculating trajectory and all, and success is […]

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Ask Max Monday: Mocking’s Not Just For Birds…

Ask Max Monday: Mocking’s Not Just For Birds…

Dear Max, Due to a mouse shortage in these here parts, of the live but soon to be beaded kind, what can I use to keep my hunting skils high and still get the fun of the chase ? Toodle pips and purrs Erin There are always things in a house that can be hunted. […]

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Cat Missing 14 Yrs. Reunited with Owner

Cat Missing 14 Yrs. Reunited with Owner

This might convince you to chip your cat if you haven’t already. T2 (short for Thomas Jr.) went missing 14 years ago just after Hurricane Jeanne. His owner, Perry Martin, moved in with a friend right after the storm and a few days later, T2 escaped. Despite extensive efforts to locate him, Martin was unsuccessful. Martin had […]

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World’s Smallest Wild Cat Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

World’s Smallest Wild Cat Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

There are a few wild cats with whom I am completely enchanted and intrigued, eager to learn more. There’s the Pallas’s Cat who has an owl-like countenance when viewed at the right angle, the rusty spotted cat that can fit in the palm of your hand, and the sand cat who lives in the desert. […]

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