Month: December 2009

  • Why Do Cats Knead?

    NEW: See the most adorable kitten “making biscuits.” Why do cats knead? Cats are interesting creatures, with many traits and behaviors that are easily recognized as being uniquely feline-the way they curl up tightly to take a nap, for example, or their characteristic grooming rituals after enjoying a meal. Another common feline behavior is kneading, …

  • Why Do Cats Purr?

    A meow may massage the heart, but a purr absolutely soothes the soul. The cat is the only animal that makes a musical humming sound when it is happy. All cat lovers have enjoyed the blissful moment of a purring lap bound feline. The entire animal vibrates with joy. Purring is usually a sign of …

  • Catsmas Giveaway: Day 2 – Calvin Memorial “Knead On” Gift Set

    On the Second Day of Catsmas, I gave my favorite cat a Calvin Christmas Gift Set. The winner of this prize has been announced. Check it out here to see if you won! This gift set was made exclusively for The Cat’s Meow’s “12 Days” giveaway by Cat in the Clover. This party pack includes …

  • Cat of the Day: Franklin

    Each day throughout the holiday season The Cat’s Meow will showcase an adoptable cat seeking a home in time for the holidays. Today’s featured cat is a cute tuxie named Franklin in Northern Virginia. Franklin was born in August of 2009, and has three littermates: Ryan, Brie and Travis. Franklin needs to be adopted out …

  • Catsmas Giveaway: Day 1 – Cat Lover’s Daily Companion

    The winner of this prize has been announced. Entries are closed for this prize. On the First Day of Catsmas, my kitteh gave to me: the Cat Lover’s Daily Companion: 365 Days of Insight and Guidance for Living a Joyful Life with Your Cat. This is sort of a “bathroom reader” of cat books, and …

  • Cat of the Day: Chomper

    Each day throughout the holiday season The Cat’s Meow will showcase an adoptable cat seeking a home in time for the holidays. Today’s featured cat is Chomper, in Juneau, Alaska. Chomper is 10 but you sure wouldn’t know it after spending some time with him! This sweet senior boy is looking to retire in an …

  • Cat Saves Owner from Fiery Death

    In a reader? Click here. In Tucson Arizona yesterday, a cat saved his owner from a fiery death by jumping atop him and waking him up when the smoke detector went off. The owner called 911 and evacuated the house, ushering his cats to safety. Watch the video for details. [LINK: KOLD News]

  • Purina’s Petcentric Offers Free Custom Multimedia E-Cards

    With Purina’s Petcentric Critter Cards, you can build your own free multimedia Christmas e-card including music and animations. Use the cats that are purrvided, or import photos of your own cats. When you’re done, you can email it, embed it or post it directly to Facebook. And the best part? With the click of a …

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