Month: October 2009

  • Monday Movie: Cats as Support Mechanisms

    (Click PLAY button in upper right to start video.) This month, Purina Cat Chow is supporting cancer awareness with the production of a series of videos on the unconditional love and support that cats provide to women suffering from breast cancer, and with a fundraising campaign for Susan B Komen for the Cure. Check it …

  • And the Winner of the Simon’s Cat Book is …

    Michelle Fournier and Bella are winners of The Cat’s Meow’s giveaway of the new “Simon’s Cat” book. Concatulations, Michelle and Bella! Simon’s Cat is available through Amazon and most major booksellers.

  • Is it a Stretch for You to Win the World’s Coolest Cat Title?

    It’s time for all you kitties to s–t–r–e–t–c–h your booties from nose to tail and pose for an award-winning shot because Catster’s 5th Annual World’s Coolest Cat Contest is open for entries. Grand Prize is a Flip Ultra Digital Camcorder and other cool prizes. Do you think you have what it takes — like last …

  • National Feral Cat Day: Be Part of the Solution

    Best Friends Animal Society encourages people to use National Feral Cat Day on Oct. 16 as an opportunity to learn how they can be part of the solution to make life better for homeless cats. Some simple steps to help homeless cats: If you feed stray cats, spay and neuter them so that the breeding …

  • Cat Food Recall: Premium Edge Cat Food

    There are stories coming in about a new cat food recall of Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat and Premium Edge Hairball cat formulas. The company has confirmed 21 cases of thiamine deficiency in New York and Pennsylvania. The recalled bags of food were distributed in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, …

  • Portrait Giveaway at 365 Cat Ladies

    365 Cat Ladies has a pawsome giveaway for October. One lucky winner will receive a Gift Certificate for a Mini Framed Custom Portrait of one cat lady (or lad) and one cat by Susan Faye (a $27.50 value!!) to redeem for yourself or to give as a gift. PURRFECT for the holidays, if you have …

  • Thursday Thirteen: 13 Cute Cat-Ferret Combos

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  • Meet Ginger Cat Press’ Cat Lady Artist, Tara Anderson

    Today, in our ongoing series of profiles of Cat Lady Artists, I’m interviewing Tara Anderson, the creative spirit behind Ginger Cat Press. Tara grew up in Toronto, Ontario, and studied illustration and fine art at the Ontario College of Art and Design. She worked for many years as a children’s bookseller before returning to painting …

  • Tabby Tuesday: How the Tabby Got the “M”

    Most all tabbies have a distinctive “M” on their foreheads, and there are a couple of legends that describe the origin of the mark. The first legend comes from the ancient Egyptians. Cats were called Mau, most likely because of the sound they make. The word “Mau” also translated to seeing, or light. Since cats’ …

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