Month: January 2009

  • Jan 24th: Change a Pet’s Life Day – Adopt for Free

    8-year old Morris (right) has been at Valley Humane Society for three months. Isn’t it time he had a furever home? If you act quickly, you can adopt Morris or one of hundreds of other pets for free tomorrow. Hill’s Science Diet is sponsoring “Change a Pet’s Life Day.” The first ten adoptions at participating …

  • Earless Cat Finds Temp Home at Kalamazoo Boutique

    A sweet, gentle silver cat whose ears were cruelly cut off, has a second chance at a happy life after boutique owner Lana Hawkins offered him a storefront foster home. “I figured he wouldn’t have a chance of getting adopted. He was such a sweet, gentle cat,” said Hawkins, a Kalamazoo boutique owner who often …

  • Humane Society of Naples, Florida Hosting Pawsome Fundraisers

    “Honey Girl” is one of the many cats currently awaiting adoption at the Humane Society of Naples. If you live in Southwest Florida, the Humane Society of Naples has two pawsome events coming up. On January 31st, they’ll be hosting their Third Annual “Run for the Paws” 6K Run/Walk. Over 400 humans and 50 dogs …

  • Why do Pets Cough After Surgery?

    Ever since my female cat went to be fixed, she has had a cough. I was wondering if there is any thing I can do to help her. Also, she has become more aggressive since she has been fixed. Is that normal? Steph Kansas City, KS Cats and dogs often cough for several days after …

  • The Newest in High Tech Cat Gadgetry

    Recently, PC World showcased some of the newest high-tech pet products. Here are the ones I covet: Pet’s Eye View Digital Camera Uncle Milton’s Pet’s Eye View digital camera won’t break the bank. For just $40, you can see the world from Fluffy’s POV. This ultracompact and water-resistant digicam attaches to your cat’s collar like …

  • Enjoying Retirement at the Cathouse on the Kings

    The kitchen at Cathouse on the Kings. The kitchen is where all the action is. Twice a day, Lynea prepares a mixture of canned and dry food that bring the cats, tame and feral alike, running to the kitchen. You may remember the story posted here about Sadie Malone, the San Jose cat lady (not …

  • Meet Some Feline Equestrians

    In Medford Oregon, Lucy the Cat (above) has surprised her owners with her horseback antics. Lucy reportedly loves to ride and sit on horses “Joey” and “Danny”. Her owners theorize that she craves attention and engages in this behavior to be in the spotlight. Scott Sinner said, “We were feeding the horses one day and …

  • 5 Areas in Which You Can Be a Better Cat Owner

    If, like me, you didn’t manage to finish writing all of your New Year’s resolutions, how about pledging to be a better cat owner? I’ve rounded up advice from Catster and the Catster Cat Blogs to make it easy for you! HEALTH Know the major health concerns for cats. If you know what symptoms to …

  • Happy Ending for Cats Dumped Roadside in a Sealed Cardboard Box

    The following story was sent to me by our Catster friend Shai Ming (left), who gets The Cat’s Meow delivered every day to her email inbox. You can too! Click here to sign up. In Michigan last week, two kittens were cruelly left to die a slow death in a sealed cardboard box in a …

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