Month: August 2009

  • Thursday Thirteen: 13 Cat Bath Photos

    For animals who spend hours each day bathing themselves, cats are surprisingly unenthusiastic about jumping into the tub for a real bath. That doesn’t stop us from having a laugh at their expense. Here’s a Cat Bath 13, hot from my email inbox: “But you said you loved me!” “You. Will. Pay. With God as …

  • The Secret to Effortless Pill Popping

    Pill time is never fun. Hiding it in food is more effective for dogs than most cats. Skeezix can smell subterfuge a mile away and will eat everything but the pill, which often means the pill disintegrates and goes to waste. Most cat owners use the finger method, in which you use your finger to …

  • Creating a Memory Book

    Recently, we commemorated the birthday of a dearly departed cat, my husband’s Balinese, Junior. Junior passed away nearly five years ago, and my husband was so consumed with grief over Junior’s death that he still cannot look at photos of Junior or talk about him. One of these years he’ll come around, and when he …

  • Oreo the Cat Earns High School Diploma

    It’s not unusual for cats to want to go to school, but it is unusual for cats to graduate with high school diplomas. Oreo C. Collins has done just that, earning her sheepskin from Jefferson High School Online. Remarkable enough for a cat, but at two years old she is also the youngest ever to …

  • Gloria the Cat Rescued from Glass Crushing Machine

    Thanks to an alert clerk at the Stop & Shop Supermarket in the Swampscott Mall, Gloria the Cat has a chance of enjoying her remaining eight lives. The clerk called the Swampscott (Mass.) Police Department when he heard a cat mewing from the inside of a glass-crushing recycling machine. The machine operates by having two …

  • How Long Can Cats be Left Alone?

    Dr. Barchas, Thank you, in advance, for taking a look at my post. I am concerned about grandmother(in-law)’s cat. She passed away in April and previously lived with her daughter since November ’08, when she first became ill. All this time her cat, a two-year-old neutered male, has been living alone in her house. The …

  • GIVEAWAY: Crazy Cat Lady Tote by Susan Faye

    Cat Lady Artist Susan Faye has an August giveaway I know you’ll love: she’s giving away one of your choice of three cat lady totes (two are shown here.) This giveaway has a fun twist: you have to submit a kitty haiku. Should be fun! To enter, go to Susan’s blog, 365 Cat Ladies, and …

  • Cute Kitten Photos

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  • Eagles Sign Animal Torturer Michael Vick: Take Action

    Forgive me for deviating from cat-related news today, but the topic transcends species and I need your help in communicating to the Philadelphia Eagles that animal cruelty is NOT OKAY. Yesterday, the Philiadelphia Eagles signed sociopath animal torturer Michael Vick to a one-year, $1.6 million deal with a one year option. Here are the details …

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