Tag: Rainbow Bridge

Farewell, Rusty

Farewell, Rusty

We were heartbroken this week to learn that Rusty made his trip to the Rainbow Bridge. Rusty was a real cuddlebug, sweet as could be, and he'll be sorely missed by Jan's Funny Farmers and the Mousebreath team as well. If you haven't already, please stop by Jan's Funny Farm and give Jan a big hug […]

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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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World Mourns Loss of Stationmaster Tama

World Mourns Loss of Stationmaster Tama

Cat lovers around the world are mourning the loss of Tama, the Japanese Stationmaster Cat, who passed away last week at the age of 16. Thousands of Tama Fans attended her Shinto-style funeral today at the station where she served, leaving gifts of canned tuna, sake and bouquets of flowers. During the service, she was […]

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Pets Give Life through the Living Urn

Pets Give Life through the Living Urn

New Biodegradable Pet Urn That Grows a Memory Tree! If you have been a pet owner for any length of time, you’ve had to face decisions about disposition of your pet’s remains. Often, that includes planning memorials that will keep the spirit of our loved ones alive long after they’ve left us. For those of us […]

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Graeme Riley, Ace of Cats, Has Gone to The Bridge

Graeme Riley, Ace of Cats, Has Gone to The Bridge

Graeme Riley, Ace of Cats and Station Cat Extraordinaire, has gone to The Bridge. Graeme was catapulted to international fame when his penchant for hanging out at a Melbourne train station was broadcast by the Herald Sun. Graeme broke the news on his Facebook page: Hello all my wonderful friends from around the world, I […]

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Ask Max the Feline Life Coach

Ask Max the Feline Life Coach

Max, what’s gonna happen without Skeezy now? The world is gonna be a lot less fabulous and pink! When will the hurt go away? I don’t know when the hurt will go away. Sometimes it takes a week or so, sometimes it takes a lot longer. Skeez’s level of awesome was so high that I […]

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13 Ways to Prepare for the Loss of Your Pet

13 Ways to Prepare for the Loss of Your Pet

  Thursday, our friends Robbin and Joe Everett of tppc.tv had two guests on their radio show discussing the loss of a pet. The fabulous JaneA Kelley of Paws and Effect discussed the grieving process she went through when she lost her cat, Dahlia. It was bittersweet, but very helpful. My husband lost his dearest cat […]

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33-lb Orange Tabby, Sponge Bob, has gone to The Bridge

33-lb Orange Tabby, Sponge Bob, has gone to The Bridge

Sponge Bob, a 33-lb orange tabby surrendered to Animal Haven three months ago, has died. Sponge Bob described himself as exceptionally sweet and a cat who loved kids. In addition to eating and sleeping, his favorite activities were being brushed, sun bathing and people-watching. On June 7th, Sponge Bob was adopted by Matt and Courtney Farrell […]

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Ask Max Monday: No Tears In Heaven

Ask Max Monday: No Tears In Heaven

Max…please help me feel better. My name is Hershey and I am a 12 year old Tabby boycat, and this week my mom found out that I have cancer in my head and that I don’t have a lot of time left. We are all scared here. My mom cries a lot, and I want […]

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Humane Society Mourns Loss of One-Eyed Mascot

Humane Society Mourns Loss of One-Eyed Mascot

Dennis T Menace, a longtime mascot of the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society, passed away peacefully in his sleep this week at the age of 19. The one-eyed orange tabby was “a special guy” according to Executive Director Melanie Coulter. “He touched a lot of people.” Dennis arrived at the shelter in 1995 with his brother, […]

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REMEMBERING KISMET: Whisker Hump Wednesday

REMEMBERING KISMET: Whisker Hump Wednesday

HELLO MOUSEBREATHERS MY NAME IS TRIPPER AND I AM A BIG MANCAT JUST LIKE KISMET SINCE I DON’T HAVE ANY BIG MANCATS AT MY HOUSE HOO COULD LERN ME HOW TO BE A BIG MANCAT EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT BEING A MANCAT I LERNT FRUM KISMET. HE WAS THE DOOD! AS IN, “THE DOOD ABIDES!” […]

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Tmrw: Whisker Hump Wednesday to Honor Kismet

Tmrw: Whisker Hump Wednesday to Honor Kismet

Tomorrow, across the Cat Blogosphere, cats will be posting their very best Whisker Hump photos in honor of Kismet the Big Mancat who went to the Bridge. For those of you kittens who don’t know, Whisker Humps are manly things that your whiskers come out of. Big Mancats have ginormous mancatly Whisker Humps, while gerlcats […]

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OBITUARY: Kismet Big Mancat has Gone to the Bridge

OBITUARY: Kismet Big Mancat has Gone to the Bridge

I can praktikly not tipe cuz my face is leeking so bad. My deerest oldest frend in the Cat Blogosphere, Kismet the Big Mancat, went to the Rainbow Bridge this morning. He had suffered from cardiomyopathy for a cupple of yeers. Before he took the walk to the Bridge, he peed all over his ladey’s […]

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Hijinx, Coney Island’s Freak Show Cat, is Dead at 17

Hijinx, Coney Island’s Freak Show Cat, is Dead at 17

Hijinx, the cat who ruled the sideshow at Coney Island, has gone to the Rainbow Bridge. She was 17 years old. Hijinx lived in rooms above the freak show at the iconic amusement park. According to Goodie Magazine, she once bossed a street gang, and is responsible for the murders of certain other neighborhood residents. […]

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