Month: November 2008

  • 650 Cat Lives Saved So Far in Jacksonville, Florida

    The following article on the ground-breaking new program in Jacksonville that has already saved 650 lives was written by Jennifer Hayes, a member of the Best Friends staff. We can only hope that one day programs like this will be available in every community. Go directly to jail, do not pass go, and do not …

  • Crazy Welshman is a Crazy-for-Cats Cat Guy

    The following is part of an ongoing series wherein we celebrate the Cat Guys we love. This reader-submitted “Cat Guy” story is from Melanie, whose crazy Welchman hubby Mike is the proud guardian and surrogate father to Jericho, Dev, Belle, and host of ferals. This might end up being a common theme in Cat Guy …

  • Seattle Family Sleepless While Their Cat is Stranded Atop Power Pole

    Kitty, a pudgy puss in Seattle, is back in his family’s loving arms after spending four nights atop a utility pole. The family was frantic — despite contacting every agency imaginable, no one was willing to shut off the power for the few minutes necessary to conduct the rescue. The family’s son, 13-year-old Gabe, who …

  • Mom, I Want a Roomba!!!!!!!

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. Da grate TR just sended me this wowie kazowie video of a cat riding a Roomba. I WANT A ROOMBA!!!!!! It is going strate to the top of my Krissmiss wish list!!!! And if we got a bunch of them, we cood play bumper-roomba!

  • CFA International Cat Show in Atlanta, GA This Weekend

    This upcoming weekend (November 21-23, 2008) is the Cat Fancier’s Association International Cat Show, held this year in CATlanta, Georgia. The show will take place at the Georgia International Convention Center (2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA 30337). The Georgia International Convention Center is adjacent to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, at the juncture of …

  • MAF Helps Eliminate Suffering and Premature Death in Cats

    Despite the fact that cats are America’s No. 1 pet, cats receive less vet care and research than dogs. The Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) has launched the Happy Healthy Cat Campaign to help eliminate suffering and premature death in cats. This is an unprecedented worldwide effort to promote feline health research and training of scientists. …

  • Help Seniors and Their Pets Fight Hunger This Holiday Season

    I just heard about a great new charity drive that helps Seniors and their pets fight hunger. Here are the details: Season Of Suppers, A Pet Food Drive For Pets In Need, taking place during November and December, aims to help more seniors and their Pets fight hunger. For some seniors, getting around easily is …

  • Monday Movie: Swimming Pool

    Over the last couple of years I’ve learned a lot about Sphynx cats, courtesy of our Sphynx friends Dragonheart and Merlin, who must be bathed weekly or biweekly to remove the oils that the skin naturally secretes and keep them healthy — and to keep the oils from rubbing off on objects they frequently sit …

  • More Photos From Guido’s Meow Mix Pawty

    As you read yesterday, Skeezix, Jeff (Mr Tasty Face) and I attended Guido the Italian Kitty’s Meow Mix Pawty to watch Guido on Meow Mix’s “Think Like a Cat” show on the Game Show Network. Despite the fact that Guido didn’t win (he was robbed!), a good time was had by all, and Catster and …

  • Live from Guido’s: the Meow Mix Pawty!

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. I’m blogging live frum Guido’s house, and we’re abowt to watch to see if he wins $1 million! Pikcherd above, Snuzzy is helping Guido put on his tie, and the next foto is da grate Ted Rheingold, Mr TF and Snuzzy with Guido. Stay tooned!!!! 6:30pm | Are yoo watchin’? It’s …

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