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Ask Max Monday: What do, what do, what do…?

Ask Max Monday: What do, what do, what do…?

Dear Max. With a new season comes the eternal question as to what to wear, well for humans anyway. What stye tips can you offer the ill paid housekeeper, or general household labourer? Do you have any fashion preferences besides the super cool hat. Obviously we Tuxedo’s have the best attire, especially for dressing up, […]

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Surround Yourself with Cat Wallpaper

Surround Yourself with Cat Wallpaper

It should be noted that I detest wallpaper, after I spent a summer scraping and steaming off many walls of the stuff in our house. But if I were inclined to put up some wallpaper, this is what I’d choose: CATS! (of course) Maybe in a powder room with the fourth wall painted in a […]

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YUMMERS! Buy Kitteh Kookies Online!

YUMMERS! Buy Kitteh Kookies Online!

Having a Cat Lady Confab? Order a bunch of cat cookies…. just $36 for two dozen. Special order designs are available. They are delicious vanilla-almond sugar cookies that can be frozen up to two months. Order from the San Diego Cookie Lady here.

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Ask Max Monday: I Yelled At Mr. Boo

Ask Max Monday: I Yelled At Mr. Boo

There were no questions for this week, which is okay because I had a totally traumatic experience and am still recovering from it. I mean, there I was, having a nice quiet life, minding my own business, taking a nap on the big bed, when the Woman came in and woke me up and then […]

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Who’s a Who Fan Who’ll Treasure These 13 Whovian Treats?

Who’s a Who Fan Who’ll Treasure These 13 Whovian Treats?

Is there a cat alive who doesn’t know who Dr Who is? I think not! Cats ‘n’ the Doctor are a natural! Save up your allowance, kittehs! You’re gonna want to lay down some green papers to get some of this Whoriffic swag! (Click any image to go to purchase info.)         […]

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A Chat With Laila & Minchie

A Chat With Laila & Minchie

We are reprinting a Funny Farmer Friends interview with Laila and Minchie this week, remembering Minchie who has left us for The Bridge. Please join us in sending hugs to Peggy and Laila. We have known Laila and Minchie who blog at Cat-A-Holic since they started blogging and we’re pleased to have this opportunity to […]

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Ask Max the Feline Life Coach

Ask Max Monday: What do, what do, what do…?

Ask Max Monday: What do, what do, what do…?

Dear Max. With a new season comes the eternal question as to what to wear, well for humans anyway. What stye tips can you offer the ill paid housekeeper, or general household labourer? Do you have any fashion preferences besides the super cool hat. Obviously we Tuxedo’s have the best attire, especially for dressing up, […]

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Ask Max Monday: I Yelled At Mr. Boo

Ask Max Monday: I Yelled At Mr. Boo

There were no questions for this week, which is okay because I had a totally traumatic experience and am still recovering from it. I mean, there I was, having a nice quiet life, minding my own business, taking a nap on the big bed, when the Woman came in and woke me up and then […]

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Ask Max Monday: We Be Stylin’…

Ask Max Monday: We Be Stylin’…

Here’s a question for you: How can I tell Manny and Chili Bruce apart, now that CB lost his one white whisker. They are both black cats! Sure, CB’s tailio is a bit poofier, and Manny’s tummy white spot is bigger, but these things are not easily apparent. We could put collars on them, and […]

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Ask Max Monday: Yer A Kitty Clock, Lily…

Ask Max Monday: Yer A Kitty Clock, Lily…

Hey Max, After mama read the mice flavored cat food it got me thinking. A lot of out door cats eat birdies. How come there’s not more cat food that’s birdie flavored? I’m not talking chickens, turkeys or ducks. I’m talking pigeon, finches, sparrows, robins, etc? My stalker Peeping Tom that’s his main diet and […]

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Ask Max Monday: Mice-A-Roni Is Not a Thing…

Ask Max Monday: Mice-A-Roni Is Not a Thing…

Max…how do we explain to the foster momma cat that all her yelling about “I need a boyfriend” isn’t going to accomplish anything here. Of course, there’s Junior, but he is nootered so that doesn’t count. Plus he is probably afraid of her. Can we leave her a sign on her door or something? Cause […]

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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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Funny Farmer Feline Interviews

A Chat With Laila & Minchie

A Chat With Laila & Minchie

We are reprinting a Funny Farmer Friends interview with Laila and Minchie this week, remembering Minchie who has left us for The Bridge. Please join us in sending hugs to Peggy and Laila. We have known Laila and Minchie who blog at Cat-A-Holic since they started blogging and we’re pleased to have this opportunity to […]

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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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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

Surround Yourself with Cat Wallpaper

Surround Yourself with Cat Wallpaper

It should be noted that I detest wallpaper, after I spent a summer scraping and steaming off many walls of the stuff in our house. But if I were inclined to put up some wallpaper, this is what I’d choose: CATS! (of course) Maybe in a powder room with the fourth wall painted in a […]

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10 Cat Fabrics For Fab Summer Craft Projects

10 Cat Fabrics For Fab Summer Craft Projects

Looking for some inspiration for summer crafts projects? Or maybe material for a feline-friendly sun dress? Click any swatch below for info on purchasing the yardage — custom fabric designs from Spoonflower. And not just fabric, but wallpaper, gift wrap and more! Don’t see anything you like? You can design your own!       […]

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Cat Tram: Drive it Like Toonces!

Cat Tram: Drive it Like Toonces!

Are you a kitteh who’s always wanted to drive Toonces? You may get your chance–in a trammy sort of way–by driving a trolley across a hand-drawn landscape. Short Trip by Australian artist Alexander Perrin is an interactive illustration in which you drive a tram for cats as it rumbles up and down the hand-drawn mountains. […]

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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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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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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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These Cat Succulent Planters Don’t Suck!

These Cat Succulent Planters Don’t Suck!

I’ve never seen planters quite like these…fuzzy cat plant holders! (Click any image for the specific product page.) A tiny plastic pot is meant to go inside, so you don’t have muddy water leaking all over your furniture. It comes in practically any permutation of cat breed/color you can imagine. (She also does other cute […]

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Cats Poised to Win America’s Got Talent’s $1 Mil. Prize

Cats Poised to Win America’s Got Talent’s $1 Mil. Prize

The Savitsky Cats are in purrfect pawsition to win this season’s million dollar prize on America’s Got Talent. They’ve already set the interwebs ablaze over their amazing purrformance. Yes, they were a sensation. One of the acts following them was probably heard to say, “Those cats have got it in the bad. There’s no reason […]

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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