Month: September 2009

  • Why Hasn’t my Cat’s Bladder Infection Cleared up?

    My 12-year-old male cat was diagnosed with a urinary tract infection and prescribed Clavamox. He has had two days of meds plus his pain med. I was told he did not have crystals in his urine, just blood, he is now trying to urinate in odd places and his bowel movements are runny and he …

  • Burning Man Catmobiles

    Forr all you cool cats who couldn’t make it to Burning Man this year, here are a few of the catmobiles that have graced the Playa… maybe to inspire you for next year? [PHOTOS:nytimes.com; sattlers.org, neatorama.net, flickr, flickr, burningman.com, flickr] Don’t forget! You can leave a comment on this post for an entry in The …

  • 7 Tips to Keep Your Cat Safe over Labor Day

    Hydrate If you have activities planned, it’s easy to forget to take care of Fluffy’s needs. Make sure she has plenty of fresh, cool, clean water, especially if she’s a senior cat. Older cats tend to sleep for long periods during the day and forget to wake up and drink, so wake her up periodically, …

  • What are the Side Effects of Cortisone (Prednisone)?

    Four day ago the groomer found a rash on my Shi-poo’s tummy and thought it may be ringworm. We went directly to the vet to see what it could be. He said that it was a summer time rash and gave her a prednisone shot. The rash did clear, but then she started having to …

  • Las Vegas Cats Hit the Jackpot

    Cats, like their humans, are naturally drawn to Las Vegas. The promise of easy riches, free-flowing catnip and the bright lights can be irresistible. But the outlook is grim for the unlucky few who lose it all and don’t have bus fare back home. They end up begging for handouts at the all-you-can-eat buffets, and …

  • Thursday Thirteen: 13 Laughing Cats

    This week’s Thursday Thirteen features 13 laughing cats and a bonus LOL kitten! [CREDITS: nancys-kitty-kondo.net; funnycatpix.com; quirkycottages.com; photocat.co.uk; muddypawspet.com; androidtech.com; funnycatpix.com; cutebabyfix.com; cordeliawilliams.com; funnycatpix.com; wallpaper.najoomi.com; catgasm.com; devonrex.com; photobucket.com] Don’t forget! You can leave a comment on this post for an entry in The Cat’s Meow’s giveaway of a custom oil painting of your cat by …

  • New Navigation Bar – New Code Needed for Custom Colors!

    **UPDATE!!** The new color codes are now available and you can go here and get them! ALSO – PLEASE MAKE SURE that your style sheets are CSS3 compatible!! **************************************************************************** We are very happy to announce that we upgraded our top navigation bar today! As you can see, the far left button now allows you to …

  • Is Tizzie the World’s Oldest Cat — at 36 Years Young?

    In a claim that strains credulity, Jim Cowell of the U.K. has come forward to claim that his cat Tizzie is the world’s oldest at 36+ years old. Cowell says that Tizzie was found near some railroad tracks in the 1970s by a couple who gave the cat to Jim’s mother. This 1975 photograph shows …

  • Radley the Bar Cat Marks His Last Drum Kit

    Bar patrons in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago are mourning the loss of resident bar cat, Radley, who made The Empty Bottle bar his home. Radley was the first of the pub’s bar cats, all named after To Kill a Mockingbird characters. The other cats came and went, but Radley made the empty bottle …

  • Cat Eye Bed is moderncat’s Bonus Giveaway This Week

    Our friends at moderncat.net are offering a groovy giveaway this week: a cozy cat eye bed with built-in sisal scratcher! Check it out — they’re extremely affordable, and cats love ’em! Winner will be drawn on Sep 6th. Click here to go to moderncat and enter!

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