Month: November 2008

  • Cat Survives a 17-story Fall in Canada

    The Ontario SPCA is probing a case of a cat who miraculously survived a 17-story fall from a building in Mississauga, Canada. The cat was bruised and suffered a number of broken teeth, but is expected to make a full recovery. Cats have been known to plunge from great heights and land on their feet. …

  • Anyone up for Some Cheezburger?

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  • Service Cat Helps Viet Vet with PTSD

    In July, John McGahey, a 53-yar-old Vietnam veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) received a service pet in July as part of an unconventional prescription to help him combat his demons. This service pet was not the usual dog, however. It’s “Patch,” a 6-month old white cat. McGahey was first diagnosed with PTSD in …

  • Meet Tough-Guy Sailor and Softy Cat Guy, David

    A few weeks ago, we discussed a New York Times column that suggested that straight single men were now increasingly unashamed of proclaiming their love for cats. The following is part of an ongoing series wherein we celebrate the Cat Guys we love. This is a reader-submitted “Cat Guy” story from Julia M., whose soldier …

  • The World’s Coolest Scaredy Cats

    We’re getting down to the wire in the first round of voting for the World’s Coolest Cat Show — there are only eight days left before entries close and the finalists are chosen. This morning, we feature entries from the Scaredy Cat category, in which a bunch of very brave Catsters allowed themselves to be …

  • November is Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month

    Everybody gets better with age, right? That includes most pets as well. You might remember our Catster Superstar profile last month of Minxy, who was adopted at the age of 21 after ten years in a shelter. Minxy’s mom knows that she won’t have Minxy for long, but the quality of time spent with Minxy …

  • Dogster Photographer Mark Rogers Introduces Holiday Specials for Catster Members

    Esteemed pet photographer Mark Rogers has announced that he will be offering specials for Catster members in the San Francisco Bay Area, just in time for the holidays. Mark, recently voted SF Gate’s Best Pet Photographer in the Bay Area, is the man behind the lens behind our Photo Caption Contest on our For the …

  • Interview with Solace, World’s Coolest BAD Boy!

    Hi, evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. Today I’m interviewing my frend, Solace, hoo’s the reigning Naughty Boy in Catster’s World’s Coolest Cat Show. Solace blew away the competition last year with a memorable shot inside a rat cage to win the “Naughtiest” category. The ferst time I saw that foto, I blew milk out my nose, and …

  • Lint Roller Pawty to Benefit Best Friends Animal Society

    Spend an evening with Emmylou Harris and other celebrities on November 13th, when Best Friends Animal Society is holding a Lint Roller Pawty to support Best Friends’ life-saving work in the Los Angeles area. Programs that will benefit include a Puppy-Store-Free LA, Pet Adoption Festivals, Date with a Dog, Indie Rescue, Catnippers, Best Friends Brigade, …

  • Meet Takako Iwasa, the Original Feline Fashionista

    Hi, evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. As many of yoo know, I’m all abowt cat fashun. Cuz when yer dressed reely kyoot, yoo feel reely kyoot. And nobuddy makes kyooter cat clothes than Japanese “Cat Prin” designer, Takako Iwasa. Her fashion-forward Scottish Folds, Prin and Kotaro, may well have the most famous cat faces on the innernets. …

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