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Ask Max Monday: You Been CHOOSED, Dood!
[ 1 ] May 30, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: You Been CHOOSED, Dood!

Thanks Max – that is helpful and I will add the “no” without using a pointy finger in hopes that he associates the word and me leaving with a behavior that means he doesn’t get attention. He’s not a big fan of high places, but can mostly be found in a medium height cat tree […]

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LAST DAY to Generate a $2 Donation to Petfinder with Your Cute Cat Photo
[ 2 ] May 30, 2016 |

LAST DAY to Generate a $2 Donation to Petfinder with Your Cute Cat Photo

REMINDER! You’ve got about 36 hours left to generate a $2 donation to Petfinder with your rollover cat photo.   Petfinder got a $2 donation from Purina because I posted the above video in which Buckaroo rolls over on command about 83 times. #rolloverhunger It’s part of Purina’s Roll Over Hunger campaign, running through the […]

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Topiary Cats Capture Imaginations of Millions
[ 0 ] May 28, 2016 |

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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Last Week on Mousebreath

Ask Max Monday: The True Nature of the Blurpy
[ 4 ] May 23, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: The True Nature of the Blurpy

Max, the human used to wake up at 6 and that was breakfast time. Now the wakes up at 5, but breakfast is still at 6! Should we not get our breakfast earlier, since the human wakes up earlier? Once a person’s feet hit the floor, it’s food o’clock. Period. In fact, it’s AFTER food […]

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These Boobs are Made for Walkin. And That’s Just What He’ll Do…..
[ 1 ] May 20, 2016 |

These Boobs are Made for Walkin. And That’s Just What He’ll Do…..

Buckaroo is perhaps the strangest cat I’ve ever had. I’m not surprised he likes to make biscuits on my boobs–which itself makes purrfect sense. He drools while he does it. But he also paces across my boobs, back-and-forth, back-and-forth, the minute I go to bed. When he steps on them, he always hits the bullseye. […]

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Paper Cat Dolls — Articulated Collage
[ 3 ] May 19, 2016 |

Paper Cat Dolls — Articulated Collage

If you ever spent hours of your girlhood playing with paper dolls, this art 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 flexible, so you […]

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The Cat and Crazy Cat Lady Lifestyles

Topiary Cats Capture Imaginations of Millions
[ 0 ] May 28, 2016 |

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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Pennsylvanians Want to Know: Do Cats Fart?
[ 1 ] May 25, 2016 |

Pennsylvanians Want to Know: Do Cats Fart?

Did someone get paid to do this research? A recent analysis of Google queries revealed what search words and phrases were used the most in which states. This wasn’t to determine the top search terms in each state, but rather which state searched for certain whimsical search terms the most. Interesting, Pennsylvanians searched for “Do Cats Fart?” […]

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PAWternity Leave Widespread in the UK
[ 5 ] May 6, 2016 |

PAWternity Leave Widespread in the UK

In a trend that I hope will spread to the U.S., more firms in the U.K. are giving employees paid time off work when they get a new pet. This thrills me on a number of different fronts. First, of course, as an animal lover, I’ve experienced the separation anxiety of leaving a new cat […]

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Advice and Snark from Max the Feline Life Coach

Ask Max Monday: You Been CHOOSED, Dood!
[ 1 ] May 30, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: You Been CHOOSED, Dood!

Thanks Max – that is helpful and I will add the “no” without using a pointy finger in hopes that he associates the word and me leaving with a behavior that means he doesn’t get attention. He’s not a big fan of high places, but can mostly be found in a medium height cat tree […]

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Ask Max Monday: The True Nature of the Blurpy
[ 4 ] May 23, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: The True Nature of the Blurpy

Max, the human used to wake up at 6 and that was breakfast time. Now the wakes up at 5, but breakfast is still at 6! Should we not get our breakfast earlier, since the human wakes up earlier? Once a person’s feet hit the floor, it’s food o’clock. Period. In fact, it’s AFTER food […]

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Ask Max Monday: Bring Back the Buzz
[ 6 ] May 16, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Bring Back the Buzz

max I don’t Unnerstand all this Tok about gerlfrenZ an boyfrenZ. I got my noodles clipped a bazillioN yeerz Ago an I never git urjes for anything that mite turn into dansing. I just wanna git my nap time in….alone! DO i need a purrsonality transplant or maybe put a toe in a lite sokkit […]

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Cat Entertainment, Art and Crafts

Ask Max Monday: You Been CHOOSED, Dood!
[ 1 ] May 30, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: You Been CHOOSED, Dood!

Thanks Max – that is helpful and I will add the “no” without using a pointy finger in hopes that he associates the word and me leaving with a behavior that means he doesn’t get attention. He’s not a big fan of high places, but can mostly be found in a medium height cat tree […]

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Ask Max Monday: The True Nature of the Blurpy
[ 4 ] May 23, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: The True Nature of the Blurpy

Max, the human used to wake up at 6 and that was breakfast time. Now the wakes up at 5, but breakfast is still at 6! Should we not get our breakfast earlier, since the human wakes up earlier? Once a person’s feet hit the floor, it’s food o’clock. Period. In fact, it’s AFTER food […]

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Ask Max Monday: Bring Back the Buzz
[ 6 ] May 16, 2016 |

Ask Max Monday: Bring Back the Buzz

max I don’t Unnerstand all this Tok about gerlfrenZ an boyfrenZ. I got my noodles clipped a bazillioN yeerz Ago an I never git urjes for anything that mite turn into dansing. I just wanna git my nap time in….alone! DO i need a purrsonality transplant or maybe put a toe in a lite sokkit […]

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Funny Farm Felines Interview Blogging Cats

Jaimi Ilama and The Upstairs Cat
[ 10 ] April 15, 2016 |

Jaimi Ilama and The Upstairs Cat

We are doing something different this week. Instead of interviewing a cat blogger or a cat with a social media presence, we would like to introduce you to a new writer of children’s books that feature animal stories with a life lesson. The first book of the series is about … what else! … a […]

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The Board of Library Cats
[ 10 ] February 12, 2016 |

The Board of Library Cats

We were pleased to meet the felines from the blog Library Board of Cats late last year. (You can also find them on Doggie and Kitty Caperz.)  They agreed to sit down with us so we can learn more about them as individuals, but the interview was delayed as we each had a furry member […]

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Daily Wisdom of 7 Cats and Counting
[ 6 ] October 30, 2015 |

Daily Wisdom of 7 Cats and Counting

We are pleased to interview Finnegan, Charlie, Phelps, Darth Vader, Quicksilver, Amber and Lily from the blog, Daily Feline Wisdom. FunnyFarmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves and your human. Finnegan: We are a family of seven cats. Our names, in order of oldest to youngest, are Charlie (formerly known as Pumpkin), Phelps (aka Phelpsie), Darth Vader, […]

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GIVEAWAY! Miss Out on the 4-20 Fun? Score a Dime Bag of Silvervine!

GIVEAWAY! Miss Out on the 4-20 Fun? Score a Dime Bag of Silvervine!

[ 3 ] April 21, 2016 |

4/20 was National Weed Day, and I’m not talking dandelions and crabgrass. Why 4/20? According to Time Magazine: The most credible story traces the date to Marin County, Calif. In 1971, five students at San Rafael High School would reportedly meet at 4:20 p.m. by the campus’s statue of chemist Louis Pasteur to partake. Two of […]

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Rally Cat Scores One for the SL Cardinals as Angels Weep

Rally Cat Scores One for the SL Cardinals as Angels Weep

[ 2 ] May 17, 2016 |

Last week another cat was added to the long list of baseball lovin’ felines who believe that (baseball) diamonds are the cat’s best friend. Of course, baseball is uniquely well-suited as a feline sport of choice, what with all the nommy blue jays, cardinals, orioles, and yes, even Tigers! The orange tabby seemed to materialize out […]

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MCM Kitteh Art You Can Afford!

MCM Kitteh Art You Can Afford!

[ 1 ] May 14, 2016 |

I’m a fiend for anything mid-century modern. I went ga-ga over the cat print in Pete Campbell’s NYC apartment on Mad Men. So I was excited to see this collection of MCM cat art by Texas artist Donna Mibus, and over the moon to see that a 16X20″ canvas print is only $75. Original canvas […]

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Want a Long Life, Kittehs? Move to Texas!

Want a Long Life, Kittehs? Move to Texas!

[ 1 ] May 13, 2016 |

Certified by Guinness as the World’s Oldest Cat, a 30-year-old Siamese in Texas named Scooter is basking in international acclaim. His owner, Gail Floyd, says the key to his longevity is staying active. He not only does regular calisthenics, but also travels widely. Gail takes him on trips and he may be the only cat […]

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Ask Max Monday: DISCOVER You Want a VISA

Ask Max Monday: DISCOVER You Want a VISA

[ 5 ] May 9, 2016 |

Hi hi Max Wez got questions. Do kitties meow in different languages? I think so. Cats in Japan sound more like “nyan” and in Germany it’s more like “miau” (mee-ah) and in France it’s “miaou,” (meYAH) and in Russia it’s “woof.” Do gurl kitties know dey iz gurls an Boyz know dey iz boys? Maybe […]

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Swamp Man to the Rescue!

Swamp Man to the Rescue!

[ 1 ] May 4, 2016 |

Frantic after her cat Sammie had been stuck in a tree for 11 days, Virginia resident Keowna Monger contacted a local television station–CBS6–asking for help. “My children especially are very upset. My daughter texts me from school to ask me if Sammie is still up there,” Keowna Monger said. Brian Carr, aka Swamp Man, was […]

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Give ’em da Bird with a Cat Flipping Tee

Give ’em da Bird with a Cat Flipping Tee

[ 3 ] May 3, 2016 |

I’ve had both bosses and co-workers I’ve despised (well, the feeling was mutual, I’m sure). I would sit in interminable meetings wishing I could have one cinematic moment of drama in which I would fearlessly and flawlessly tell them exactly what I thought of them in an Oscar-worthy monologue. But those moments never came, and […]

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Ask Max Monday: I’m Hardly Needed This Week…

Ask Max Monday: I’m Hardly Needed This Week…

[ 3 ] May 2, 2016 |

Max, dood. ME will go out with Weezer. Also, Sumo rassling is a common thing at mine house, so Tripper can come here. Also, we still think that flames shooting out of our butts sounds like fun. Also, how can ME make a Meezer shut up? He has a furry annoying voice and screams like […]

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Royal Mail Puts the Hammer Down on Post-Pilfering Pussycat

Royal Mail Puts the Hammer Down on Post-Pilfering Pussycat

[ 1 ] April 29, 2016 |

We all get excited waiting for the postman to arrive each day. My ears are tuned to the sound of his engine turning off and on as he makes his way up the street. Bella is no exception Over in the U.K., the Royal Mail suspended deliveries to her household because Bella so aggressively snatched mail […]

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I Dare You Not to Sqwee!

I Dare You Not to Sqwee!

[ 1 ] April 27, 2016 |

OK, I admit it: It doesn’t take much to make me go SQWEE! But I sqweed all over these adorable cat items from Tanmade on Etsy. They are inexpensive and oh-so sqweelicious. The brooches are what first caught my eye. With an eagle-eye for detail, each is a little handmade work of art sure to […]

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