Month: October 2008

  • How to Win the Worlds Coolest Cat Contest

    You now have less than a month left to enter Catster’s 4th Annual Worlds Coolest Cat Contest ! On Nov 14th, entries will close, and the finalists’ photos will be posted for the last round of voting. Between now and then, well be posting tips on how to produce a winning entry, sharing with you …

  • Worlds Coolest is Worlds Coolest Cat Photo Contest

    The 4th Annual World’s Coolest Dog & Cat Show is up and running and grrrreat pix are being entered, so stop what you’re doing and get on over there–don’t miss out on all of the excitement! With categories from Costumes and Shades and Craziest Tail to Sitting Cat and Captivated Cat, there’s definitely a purrfect …

  • Can Pets Die From Vaccine Reactions?

    Have you ever known a dog to react to or even die from vaccines? We had a seven-year-old Staffordshire Terrier who was completely healthy and was taken for vaccines. One day later he was in convulsions and three days later we had him put to sleep because he had not gotten any better. Your input …

  • “My Dad is Not a Cat Guy”

    Last week, we talked about “Cat Guys” — because a New York Times column suggested that straight single men were now increasingly unashamed of proclaiming their love for cats. The jury’s still out on the validity of that claim, but what seems to hold true is that when Cat Grrls hook up with “I am …

  • Cats Help Owners Detect and Fight Cancer

    Roaming the Pet Food aisle at my local Safeway last week, I was attracted to a bright pink bag of Purina Cat Chow. Going to their website, I learned that this month, Purina has donated $275,000 to Susan G. Komen for The Cure. Thank you, Purina, for thinking pink this October for Breast Cancer Awareness …

  • Democat or Republicat?

    In Ohio, tuxedo cat Dipped Jewitt received a voter registration application from the USAction Education Fund, with a pre-paid return envelope addressed to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office in Columbus. Although only 6 years old — 12 years shy of legal voting age — Dipped is well into adulthood in cat years, so she …

  • Monday Movie: Kitty Dance

    If you have a case of the Mondays, this should take the edge off: This YouTuber has a bunch of great cat and kitten vids featuring the Siamese and Oriental Shorthairs that he raises. If you have a minute to waste, check out some of his other movies including one of my all-time faves, “A …

  • Meow Mix Presents the Think Like a Cat Sweepstakes

    Last week, Skeezix interviewed local hero Guido the Italian Kitty who competed in the Meow Mix “Think Like a Cat Game Show,” hosted by Chuck Woolery. We are waiting with our paws ‘n’ fingers crossed to see if he’s declared the winner on November 15th when the show airs on the Game Show Network. But …

  • Got a Ratty Catbed? Win a Sleepypod!

    Sleepypod is running an Ugly Bed contest to give away a Sleepypod to the photo entry that best exemplifies the ugliest cat bed ever. Sleepypods are cool looking pet beds that double as carriers AND car seats, and Skeezy and I have our eyes on the blossom pink one that was introduced for Breast Cancer …

  • Cat Owner Needs Rescue While Rescuing Cat

    Emmitt the cat is safe at home in Dover, New Hampshire, after a month-long odyssey that ended with both he and his owner, John Coslett, 30 feet up a towering tree waiting for a fire department rescue. Emmitt escaped through the back door of his home a month ago. The Cosletts papered the area with …

Get Catster in Your Inbox!

Stay informed! Get tips and exclusive deals.

May We Also Recommend

Our Most-Commented Stories