Month: June 2009

  • Meowsing the Internet in Style: Introducing the Catster Browser!

    Just when you thought your online Catster experience couldn’t possibly get any better, our friends over at Brand Thunder have stepped in and built an amazing (and FREE!) Catster Firefox add-on that will make the way you meowve around the Internet an even cooler experience than it was before. You’ve got to try it out …

  • Traveling with Your Cat: What to Pack

    On Tuesday, we discussed preparations for a trip with your cat(s). If you’ve decided that bringing your cat along on your trip is a good idea, you’ll need to bring along a mind-boggling array of gear to ensure that your trip will be as comfortable and stress-free as possible — for both you and your …

  • Cat Owners Bristle at NUTRO Denials

    On April 21st, we reported that the FDA confirmed an investigation into complaints from consumers over deaths and illnesses related to the ingestion of NUTRO cat foods. On May 21st, NUTRO issued a voluntary recall (click here for details). Lisa Wade McCormick of ConsumerAffairs.com has been following the NUTRO Food Recall story closely and written …

  • Meet Rosie & Cheeto: 5000 Mile Veterans of the Open Road

    Today, as part of our series on traveling with your cat, I’m interviewing Kimberly, better known as “Rosie and Cheeto’s Mom.” Rosie and Cheeto are road trip veterans, having logged over 5000 miles crisscrossing the United States. I caught up with Kim to find out more about her experiences and get her tips on traveling …

  • How Can I Prevent Carsickness?

    What is the best way to treat car sickness for dogs? We’re planning a cross country trip with our newly adopted Border Collie. He is not car saavy, and we’re trying to get him used to riding. He’s getting better, but I don’t want him to be sick on our trip. Any ideas? Karla Los …

  • Win $1000 in American Humane’s Photo Contest

    A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Enter Your Best Snapshots in the American Humane Associations Pets & Pals Photo Contest Starting Monday, June 15, 2009, the American Humane Association will accept entries for its 2009 Pets & Pals Photo Contest. This popular annual competition encourages photographers of all skills levels to send in shots …

  • Traveling with Your Cat: Preparations

    If you’ve read Peter Gethers’s trilogy of books on his travels with his Scottish Fold, Norman, you’ve probably harbored the fantasy of traveling the world with your cat. But unlike Norman, most cats aren’t wild about road trips and are best left at home. If you think your cat is ready for travel, you shouldn’t …

  • FURminator Launches Two New-and-Improved deShedding Tools

    FURMINATOR GIVEAWAY FURminator and Catster are giving away one FURminator classic a day to cats who are members of Catster’s FURminator group. Click here to enter — you can enter once each day through the end of the contest. GOT CAT HAIR? If you read Skeezix’s review of the FURminator a few months ago, you’d …

  • Cat Travel Contest: Win Big Prize Package from Iams!

    Today, we’re kicking off a series of articles and interviews on traveling with your cat to help you prepare for summer travel in case Fluffy is part of your plans. Or, maybe you’re taking baby steps and will see how your cat does during “Take Your Pet to Work Week,” on June 14 – 20. …

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