Month: January 2009

  • How Can I Treat my Cat’s Refractory Gingivitis?

    I have an eight-year-old blue silver Maine Coon, Sterling, who for the past several years has had problems with recurring gingivitis of the upper left side of his mouth. Our vet has tried several rounds of antibiotics, and several rounds of monthly cortisone shots. The gingivitis clears up for a few weeks or a couple …

  • Prisoner Stabbed for Scaring Cat

    In the oddest story of the year so far, a prisoner in New Zealand attacked another prisoner for scaring his cat. Here’s the story from UPI.com: WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Jan. 1 (UPI) — Prison officials in New Zealand said a prisoner nearing the end of his sentence for rape and murder stabbed another prisoner for …

  • New Year’s Interview with Jeter Harris

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. As many of yoo know, da grate Jeter Harris spends evry New Yeer’s in Times Sqware with his best frend Reebok and thare galcatpal, Madison. I was lucky enuf to score an interview with Jeter this morning — and he happily accommodated me despite having a big toona joose hangover. SKEEZIX: …

  • And the Winner of the Cat’s Meow Photoshoot Contest is….

    … Finn! It was a difficult choice — there were some gorgeous cats from whom to choose, but Finn’s fresh face and cross-eyed charm was irresistible to our judges. Finn wins a free purrfessional photo shoot from the great Mark Rogers, Skeezix’s purrsonal photographer. Mark was recently voted the #1 pet photographer in the San …

  • San Jose’s Cat Lady Dies at 76

    The San Jose Mercury News reported yesterday that Sadie Malone (San Jose, California’s “Cat Lady”) has died of congestive heart failure: For nearly 16 years, rain or shine, Sadie Malone would pack up her battered carryall bag, grab her cane and head out for the theater the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, that …

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