Month: December 2008

  • Skeezix the Cat’s Holiday Shopping Guide: Morgan and Eggman

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. Today I’m showcasing two members of the Catster and Dogster Marketplaces: Morgan the Pirate Gato, and Takoda. Each of them are rescue animals that survived life-thretening situations, and they established thare Etsy Shops to finance thare exorbitant vet bills. Morgan’s Beds Morgan (right) is a permanent rescue adoptee from Save a …

  • Did You Take the Catster Holiday Card Poll?

    In the lower left corner of Catster’s home page, there’s a poll asking whether or not your cat made it into your holiday greeting card picture this year. The results astonished me (you’ll have to take the poll to see the results.) For those of you who answered either “No, not this year” or “Greeting …

  • Skeezix the Cat’s Holiday Shopping Guide: The Siamese Rescue Store

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. Today I’m gonna share the best-kept shopping seekrit on the innernets: The Siamese Rescue Store. It’s a division of Siamese Rescue in Virginia, and they have the most potentest catnip toys on the planet. Many of the items are things yoo can git elsewear, but I sware, thare BETTER frum the …

  • Cat Drinking Songs

    Talk about a niche market! You all know how Skeezix loves chillaxin’ with a tall pint of mother’s milk after a long day of blogging, and he recently turned me on to Marc Gunn, a fellow who has produced several CDs of Irish drinking songs for cat lovers, including such classics as “What Shall We …

  • Holiday Season Poses Risks for Cats

    Dr. Barchas, Happy Holidays! But it won’t be a very “Merry Christmas” for our family. How do you keep your cat away from the tree?! We’ve tried EVERYTHING! He likes getting squirted with a squirt gun, and the “Stay away Cat Spray” doesn’t work with our five-month-old kitten! We can’t put up the tree, because …

  • Jet Blue Getaway Contest: Sepurrated at Birth?

    OMC, you won’t believe how loud I squealed when I saw this contest! Do you look like your cat? JetBlue is sponsoring a pet look-alike photo contest, and 1st prize is a getaway vacation to one of JetBlue’s major cities … for example, you could fly to San Francisco to visit Skeezix and Catster HQ! …

  • Socks the Cat is Gravely Ill

    19-year-old Socks, the former cat of former president Bill Clinton, is reported to be gravely ill with cancer. According to U.S. News and World Report: Socks the cat, probably the most photographed presidential kitty in history, has cancer and isn’t expected to live. “His days are numbered,” says Barry Landau, a friend of Socks’ master, …

  • Purrfessional Photo Shoot Giveaway for Bay Area Catsters

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. Reesintly, me and my big bruther Mao had our Krissmiss fotos taken by Mark Rogers, San Francisco’s #1 Pet Photograffer*. Mark is FABulous with animals, and his fotos are brethtaking. He was vary good at putting us at eaze, and he’s very good at deeling with kranky cats like my big …

  • Urban Tails… Inside the Hidden World of Alley Cats

    I just finished the online photo essay, “Urban Tails… Inside the Hidden World of Alley Cats,” and am unable to convey in words what a lush and soulful experience it was. The online preview (which features over 100 high-resolution photos) is a promotion for the printed book which is available for purchase at Amazon. Prints, …

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